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

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Ubuntu 12.04 upgrade to ubuntu 13.04 stalled

My update manager and error report programs were broken in Ubuntu 12.04, so i decided to remove 12.04 altogether and upgrade to 13.04. The error I am Getting is: (process:8276): GLib_CRITICAL **:...
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Counter Strike 1.6 - Linux Client - Lag spikes

I'm having this issue while playing CS 1.6, everything is working well, my ping is normally below 30ms, but every 2 or 3 minutes a huge lag spike affects me, and my ping starts jumping from 30ms to ...
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Connect to a network using only keyboard

My mouse does not work right now, but still I would like to connect to the Internet. Normally I would click the network icon and choose the network, but how to get there without mouse? I can go to "...
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Using multiple internet connections on ubuntu

My network topology is as follows: PC (1 nic) ======> Switch =======> 2 routers (192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.11). The PC has only 1 nic (ethernet port). Both routers connected to their respective isps....
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My Ubuntu Live CD will only connect to my wired internet on one computer

I recently burned the Ubuntu 12.4.2 live cd, and put it in my Lenovo N580 notebook to install Ubuntu to my 32 GB Sandisk flash drive. It completed successfully, but after booting from my flash drive ...
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How could I see applications' Upload/Download speeds

I'd like to see the list of those programs' Upload/Download speeds that are connected to the internet so I could know which applications use my internet bandwidth because I experience slow download ...
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How to share internet over wifi? [duplicate]

i m using ubuntu 12.04 i want to share my tata photon plus connection over wifi I used the procedure listed here but it does not connect to the wireless network in the host computer itself. Please ...
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How can I block a user from internet access? [duplicate]

I want my daughter to have free use of the computer under her own user account, but never to have access to the internet. How do I set that up? I can only really use ubuntu as a windows user - I have ...
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Upload folder with subfolders containing files

I am new to ubuntu. Ubuntu caught my attention, because I tried to send a bigger attachment via Thunderbird. Now I want to upload a folder containing subfolders containing 216 files, overall 1,57 GB ...
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Internet connection sharing without Network Manager

I followed these instructions for setting up a shared internet connection with iptables. Specifically, I: Added a network interface for my second NIC in /etc/network/interfaces like so: auto eth1 ...
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Ralink RT3573 chipset not working with Ralink linux driver for that chipset. What now?

So I have a netgear n900 usb adapter I wanted to use to obtain a wireless connection in the latest ubuntu system. I followed some instructions that I will post below in order to download a Ralink ...
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How to Revive Wired Internet and Setup Wireless?

I'm trying to salvage a laptop long-abandoned by its owner and, just recently, given to me. Things were so messed-up that I just had to wipe the slate clean by replacing everything with Ubuntu 13.04. ...
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Slow internet on Kubuntu 13.04

My internet is very slow in Kubuntu. I reinstalled Kubuntu but it didn't help. Facebook, for example, takes a lot of time to load, or doesn't load at all. My husband's laptop, otherwise, is browsing ...
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I can't access the internet when Ubuntu updating

My question is, why Ubuntu can't access the Internet when updating ? Once a week my Ubuntu starts the software update but when it starts my Internet connection stay so slow or I can't access the ...
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Internet problem in Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04, and there is a problem with my wired internet connection. The weird thing is that it's not a driver problem, i guess, because it connects to my router, but does not ...
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apt-get 503 Service Unavailable

I'm using my school network, and it seems that only apt-get is blocked, regardless of which server I use. pacman and rpmdrake work fine, both of which I've tested with Chakra and Mageia respectively. ...
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How to Share DSL(PPPoE) Connection

How to Share DSL(PPPoE) Connection? I'm Using Ubuntu 12.10 . I have a DSL internet connection (PPPoE). In our Local area network only one can be connected to the DSL connection at a same time. So I ...
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Two NIC's - one for Internet, other for LAN

running 13.04 32bit. I'm trying to accomplish something that im sure is simple. I have two NIC's installed on my PC. eth0 - connected to office network with static IP. eth1 - connected to Internet ...
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Internet data card connection MTNL 3G in Ubuntu 12.10

I wish to connect internet data card from MTNL 3G 'jadoo' with Ubuntu 12.10. How can I do it? I see a deb package but I am unable to use apt as the OS is not updated or apt has not been installed. Is ...
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Internet traffic monitor for ubuntu

I installed netspeed but it seems that run only on gnome desktop is there another internet traffic monitor for ubuntu?
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WiFi, as it relates to my router

Why does my ubuntu make a WiFi connection ONLY when I disable the security settings of the router? I have a 3-computer network, 2 of which connect just fine (with the router's security settings ...
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Wired net not working after upgrading to ubuntu 13.04

Yesterday I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 from 12.10 on my DELL latitude D520 laptop, but then my cable internet stopped working. Its working with live CD but when installed, it doesn't work. simarjit@...
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Can't connect to wifi with adapter

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my 8 year old desktop to use it as a kind of mediahub. There only is wifi here and the machine doesn't have a card for wireless, so I bought a Gembird WNP-UA-001 (a ...
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Alternatives for Burp Suite in Linux

As I understand, Burp Suite helps in creating proxy listeners on local address and thus intercept the communication between the browser and the internet. Is there any similar software in ubuntu.
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My internet connection turns off in 13.04

I connect to the internet via wifi for several minutes, and then it disconnects without telling me anything (the image of internet connections says I am still connected). I have to click in my ...
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Why doesn't my PPPoE connection connect to the internet?

I have a wired PPPOE connection (a wire comes straight from my windows and connects to CPU). This is how I connect in WindowsXP dual boot: $ ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1f:...
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Problem with internet. Certain website do not load at all. 12.04

My internet was working fine till tomorrow. Suddenly I am not able to open www.github.com, www.deviantart.com and additionally my router configuration page 192.168.2.1 . First, I thought that it would ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 will not connect to school wifi?

I am new to ubuntu. My wireless card is a Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (rev 57). It will connect fine at my house, but not at school and some other places. The networks which ...
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Creating an infrastructure hotspot using ubuntu 12.10

I want to create an infrastructure hot-spot using ubuntu 12.10 as I want use internet on my android phone by creating an infrastructure hot-spot.I have tried to change the setting the hot-spot and ...
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wired and wireless do not work: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled

My WIFI or wired internet will not work. And there are these 2 error codes. iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUG disabled / iwlwifi 0000:02:00.0: CONFIG_IWLWIFI_DEBUGFS enabled I am running ...
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sharing internet connection

Greeting, I have a portable model. I am intended to use it to share internet connection from ubuntu 13.04 to my android tablet. can anybody help me how can I setup my ubuntu 13.04 as a server in order ...
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I can't share internet in Ubuntu 13.04 with a windows device like I could in 12.10

I have IPv4 set to share internet, but with my Windows machine it will work for a few minutes and then just stop working. Can anyone tell me if there's a new way to do this, or if it is broken in this ...
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Unable to connect to the internet in 13.04 but fine in 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. Unfortunately, I can't access the internet. The same problem occurred with U 12.10. But with U 12.04 it's working perfectly well.
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how to configure dhcp?

I have still problems with internet connection on my network using Ubuntu 12.10. I have router NetGear 192.168.1.1, then TP-Link running on his 192.168.1.2 and Ubuntu connected through wire to TP-Link ...
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Ubuntu won't detect my Dell 1395 WLAN mini wireless card

I had just downloaded Ubuntu alongside windows using WUBI. I love Ubuntu but Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize my wireless card. I have read elsewhere about installing the Ndiswrapper but that requires ...
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New to Ubuntu and got stuck on managing internet conection

Just installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS and got stuck on the part connecting to the internet. I can't even find a guide that can help me find the problem. Maybe it's because I'm new and I just can't find ...
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How to access internet on laptop from Blackberry 9300 curve mobile using Bluetooth connection

Please help me to make an internet connection using Bluetooth in my laptop. I am using Blackberry curve 9300 and HP Probook 4440s with Ubuntu 12.04.
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Y500 lan device not recognised

I got a Lenovo Y500 and installed 3.5.0-27-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 25 19:58:17 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. The Problem: LAN does not work after sleep. Just WiFi. And WiFi does not ...
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Is there a way to make Ubuntu “forget” a network connection? [duplicate]

Is there a file or something that holds the data for the internet connections?
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No WAN connection, but LAN OK

After the last automatic update internet is down whether I use wifi or ethernet. I can however connect to router, and Web server on the LAN side. Pinging any Web site fails. I use version 12.0 4. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 causes other pcs internet to be slow?

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 13.04 a few days ago. Last night I went to a friend's house where we were 5 persons total. Everyone noticed that the internet was slow - except me. For me it was fast. So ...
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Why does my Internet connection switch on and off?

My internet works for a couple minutes when the computer turns on then it says can't connect to servers and my downloads stop. I am running 12.10 and I am using a Asus USB N13 to connect to ...
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How to install 3G dongles on Ubuntu 12?

I just bought an unlocked Idea 3G Netsetter dongle (USB stick for internet connection) and have an Aircel SIM (3G activated on unlimited plan). I cnnnected my SIM properly with dongle. Nothing ...
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How to monitor udp connections request time/duration?

Practically I'm looking for a way to view lagging connections, especially dns connections(udp:53). The closest I've got was using tcptrack as it shows idle time, but unfortunately it's only for tcp ...
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Network keeps disconnecting

My Internet works fine when I'm at home. it works fine doing lunch also, except doing lunch. my connection to the Internet has problems. I'm assuming that this is because everyone is using the ...
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Internet connection working only on home WiFi

I'm having serious problem with my WiFi connection, respectively with the internet connection. My laptop is Lenovo EDGE E 530 3259-4DG . I'm able to connect to any WiFi, but then the internet ...
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connecting to wifi internet using TP-Link (TL-WN723N) usb adapter with Ubuntu 12.10

I use TP-Link (TL-WN723N, ver:2.2) usb adapter to connect to a wifi internet using Windows 7. Its WEP encryption type network and using a security key i can connect to internet. But in Ubuntu 12.10 i ...
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Poor internet speed on ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am using Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) for the first time, I installed it along side windows 8 but the internet speed on ubuntu is die too slow, can some help with a hint of how to go about improving the ...
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Can connect to wireless. No internet connection

I'm connected to my wireless but I can't get any internet. ubuntu 12.10 Network Card: Atherors AR928X Adapter. ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWAddr 70:1a:04:3e:26:06 ...
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How to share a wireless connection through ethernet with fixed ip addresses?

I have a macbook with ubuntu quantal running on it and I also have a device with a linux distro (FYI, a raspberry pi*). I've been trying to set up the device to share my laptop's wireless connection ...