Questions about connecting to the Internet. "wireless" and "networking" might be better tags, depending on the question.

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Cannot connect after installing Ubuntu

When I try Ubuntu without installing, I have internet access through wired internet. But, upon completing the installation, I have no internet access through WIFI or wired internet.
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Can not access internet or Router with Ubuntu Server 14.04.3

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 and set-up a static IP address, after I had applied the static IP as below im not a ble to access the internet by the server, when I try to ping google.com I get ...
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my internet disconnects often while using usb tethering

i am using Ubuntu 14.0.4 . i only use INTERNET using usb tethering in my samsung galaxy s duos 2 (g-7262) . when i connect the Internet it works fine . but after sometime, it disconnects . i had to ...
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How do I block & unblock websites in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop edition. In that, I need to block the sites like torrents and Facebook, YouTube etc. Can you please help me to block and unblock the sites. If it is possible to do ...
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I am connected to Wired Connection but still not able to access the internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12. It shows that it is connected to Wired Connection but still if I try to open any webpage on Mozilla Firefox, it says 'Server not found'. The ...
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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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How can I use a 3G usb dongle as a wireless antenna to access internet?

I have an old 3g usb dongle I used to connect to the internet, the SIM card has expired many years ago but I recall the dongle could connect to wifi. I have resurrected my old desktop that has no ...
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How to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through Wi-Fi

Like the title said, I need to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through wifi, but (important!) considering that my laptop is connected to Internet through Wi-Fi too, I only have one ...
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Wi-Fi connected, but drops after a while (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have to admit that i'm not expert in Linux or technology in general, so excuse me for the stupid question. Some weeks ago I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo z50-70. Since than i'm ...
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How to combine two modem internet for speed up internet in ubuntu LTS 14.04?

I am from Nepal. I have been using an Ubuntu powered machine for the past 2 years and here in Nepal, the internet speed is very slow. My question is, is there a way to combine a two usb dongles on ...
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Qbittorrent in ubuntu is slower than Qbittorent in windows? why?

What the title says... I changed to qbittorrent because transmission is not as userfriendly as I would like it to be and downloads very slow ... (it peaks to a high speed but thats the only thing it ...
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I need to disable access to the internet on my install of Ubuntu. How do I completely *remove* the wireless drivers?

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu. I want the entire device completely unable to access the internet wirelessly. (But able to access it wired.) My first idea was to remove the wireless card ...
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Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? [closed]

Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? Are there any documented instances of this happening in the wild? I am talking about actually taking over the client's machine ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, how do I install Internet drivers?

as of right now I have no way of connecting to the wireless networks in my fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04. My wireless adapter is a TP-Link Archer T4u ac1200. I have another computer that I will be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 slow internet, Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X with Intel Pentium N3700

I am brand new here, and while I've played around with Ubuntu before in a different machine, this is my first time on a UEFI machine. I've finally had enough with Windows 10, and have cut all ties ...
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Record All Websites Visited

I have a home network with about 5 computers (all Windows except 1 Ubuntu), and 4 smartphones. My current set-up is all devices connect directly to the router. I am wanting to keep a log of all ...
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How to block Internet access for some devices on given hours?

I have a Ubuntu machine (15.10) running as a gateway which routes / firewalls traffic between a LAN an Internet. I need to block Internet access during some hours for specific devices on the LAN. ...
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Wired internet connection lost 5 min after reboot

The wired internet connection is dropped approximately 5 min after a reboot. Running sudo dhclient restores the connection. Once restored, the connection is ok until next reboot. I think the problem ...
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Connected but no internet access in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using this broadband connection for a long time. Suddenly it stopped working, it shows "Connected DSL connection 1". But whenever I try to browse any website, it doesn't load and shows ...
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Connect to internet using wired network

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I expected that when I connect my internet cable it would be plug and play. But my netwok is not getting detected. I am very new to using UBUNTU. Can someone ...
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Can't connect to WIFI Access Point in 14.04

I am using Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (14.04). I have my WIFI driver installed properly. When my computer starts, and if an Access Point is saved, it will connect to it. It works fine for 5 miutes or so ...
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how to use ubuntu, H3c 802.1x on ethernet

On Windows 10 I can use H3C 802.1X 客户端.exe to open and input my id and password to login my college net but on Ubuntu O can not open the application as it has to be run under Windows XP SP3 ...
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Installing wifi driver for Dell inspiron 6400

I am trying to install wifi driver for Dell 6400 (Ubuntu). But whenever I go to 'Additional Drivers' and try to install, it get stuck in the middle. I had also tried these commands through terminal ...
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DNS sometimes stops working, resetting wifi helps for a while

Got a bit of a strange issue here, My wifi seems to work just fine for about 3 minutes allowing me to browse the internet, ssh etc. Then it stays connected but does not resolve any new websites I ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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Laptop can't connect to wired internet

Ubuntu 14.04. It detects wired connections but can't get an IP address. I've tried it with different wired networks and each time had the same problem, both with nm-applet and wicd. My other computer ...
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No wireless connection (WiFi problem) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS recently on my laptop and I can't connect to the internet via WiFi. I've used Wireless Info Script recommended here: wireles info script And I got following results: My ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 suddenly slows WiFi

Besides my internet is so slow, around 70Mbps, suddenly when I use Ubuntu it keeps dropping connection to 13Mbps, and I can't use Internet with that speed. There isn't a specific timezone where it ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 can't connect to the internet with USB modem

Ubuntu can't connect to the internet despite detecting my USB modem. However, it gives me the message You are registered to the home network. But when I create a new mobile broadband profile and try ...
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Problem with wired connection

I have a problem with my wired connection. I have used before this type of connection for long time on my Lenovo G500 with no problem, but suddenly it stopped. Today I was connected wired to the ...
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Internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to Virtualbox

I installed virtualbox on Ubuntu desktop, how internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to virtualbox? in virtualbox I installed mikrotik.In Windows just click "Open Network and Sharing Center" -> ...
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Choose specific internet interface, when using additional local wired connection simultaneously?

I have seen Set specific interface for internet access and How to set up dual wired and wireless connections?, which essentially ask the same as this, however the answers there doesn't work for me, so ...
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No wifi or ethernet on new Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new HP Pavillon Gaming Notebook. And I cannot connect to the internet. When I plug the ethernet cable Ubuntu still says that there is no wired connection "no ...
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Wifi connectivity problems after installing 14.04

I have an HP-Stream 11.6" which came with Windows 10 on it but since we installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop, we can't seem to connect well to any WiFi. It connected fine to WiFi with Windows. ...
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Wireless connection dropped randomly

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04.04 which I installed side by side Windows 10. I have the problem that my wireless connection drops randomly. When I start the system it is all fine, but after ...
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LAN port or LAN driver problem Ethernet Wirelan

I am having Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday after power shutdown I disconnected LAN wire from modem and connected to LAN port of Dell laptop. But my connection is not detected. I can connect through wifi. ...
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Set up Unison for use over internet with dynamic ip

I have two desktop pcs with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit installed on both the machines. I want to sync both ways the files between the two computers (office and home) using unison over internet without ...
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Can't create ad hoc network Ubuntu 15.10

I did the following steps: From the networks menu indicator, click edit connections Click Add Select type "wifi" On the wifi tab, set mode to ad hock On IPv4Settings, set to "share to other ...
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Server's internet connection restarted and now I can't connect via HTTP/HTTPS

Overview I have a LAMP stack installed on my Ubuntu Desktop 15.10 server which hosts a number of websites using Virtual Hosts. They have been working fine and out of mind for the last few months. ...
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How to know how much data is consumed in ubuntu

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 .I used to have windows 7 on my laptop . In order to keep a track on how much data I have consumed ,I used to have a software called NETWORX which also helped ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu Connects to Network but not Internet

I am running Hyper-V on Win 8.1. I had no problems creating VMs running Windows 8.1 and Win Server. I created one running Ubuntu, reused the same Bridged Hyper-V Virtual Ethernet adapter. VM running ...
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can't connect to public wifi with a redired login

I'm completely new to Ubuntu and just installed it yesterday on my Asus g72gx I'm having problems connecting to the public WiFi at my local coffee shop. Normally, when you connect to the Internet it ...
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Wireless Internet Ubuntu 15.10

I'm a legit beginner with Ubuntu as I've had Windows OS all my life, so bare with me. I got a PC with a wireless network adapter called: ASUS PCE-AC68 After entering the command lspci -knn | grep ...
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Why does it take 3 times for klink configuration to work?

So I use my cell phones internet connection to go online very frequently, and I've found the magic rule to get klink (the program that enables me to go on the internet) to work appriately: Turn ...
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Unable to access institute website on institute lan

I'm unable to open my institute website (including the main website, library website, webmail login) on my institute LAN or WiFi connection on my laptop. I'm, however, able to open every other ...
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Random drops of the internet connection, while Network stays stable

Since a while now, I seem to have a weird problem: My laptop (with Ubuntu 14.04) randomly loses it's internet connection, at least 20-30 times a day (for about 1-2 minutes at a time) while the Network ...
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ifup eth0: unknown host

unfortunately, i am in Ubuntu Recovery Mode. I need Internet connection but, i fail to bring it up. $ ifconfig enp0s2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr xxxx inet addr: inet6 addr: ...
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Unable Connect To Internet In Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on Dell Vostro 3446 and immediately updated Ubuntu. It asked me to restart and I did it. After the restart, I'm not able to connect to internet using ...
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The adaptor sometimes can't connect to the internet and sometimes it connects and the internet speed is slow

my internet connection is slow Could you please help me fix this? I use an wifi adaptor tp link tl wn8200nd I am able to present the following diagnostic info: sudo lshw -C network ! ...