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

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How do I connect to the Internet?

I just installed Ubuntu. How can I make an internet connection? When I start Firefox, the response is Server not found. I have a BSNL broadband connection in India via my telephone line and a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 under VB 4.1.14 — ping resolves domain, but wget fails

With a vanilla install of Ubuntu 12.04 on a vanilla install of Virtual Box with NAT on VB, my network settings seem to function incorrectly. What baffles me is that I can ping www.google.com, but I ...
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Wireless not working on an HP 4410s?

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, my WIFI stopped working. I have tried many fixes but nothing works. When I click on Install additional drivers, no drivers show up saying "No proprietary drivers are ...
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Need Java for browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I was surfing this site and it said I need Java installed. When I searched a bit, I found three Java type(?). Open jdk, sun Java and Oracle. I ...
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How can I make “apt-get update” faster with a slow internet connection?

I have a slow Internet connection and every time I add a new ppa to install software I need to run apt-get update. This takes about 10 minutes or so, I was wondering if there was a way to initiate a ...
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Wireless connects, but no internet access

I have a new instalation on a new Dell laptop (i7 8GB RAM). I find my network and successfully connect to it, but then when I open a browser, it acts like I don't have an internet connection. Please ...
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system monitor shows downloading while lsof -i says nothing downloading

when i checked system monitor it says there is something downloading but lsof -i showing nothing. http://i47.tinypic.com/1zqadm9.png my ISP provider allows me to connect to a single host at a time. ...
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Can't connect to internet using DHCP and cable modem

I'm new to Linux but liking it so far. My symptom is that I have a machine which dual boots WinXP and Ubuntu -- internet works on WinXP, not on Ubuntu. Some specs: Ubuntu 11.10; AMD Athlon 64 ...
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Internet Data Card slow in Ubuntu 11.10 [closed]

I am using a MTS data card which promises up to 3.1 mbps, but it gives me only 0-4 kbps. Is this an Ubuntu problem?
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Wired Internet doesn't work on ubuntu 12.04

Wired internet works on Windows but doesn't work on Ubuntu 12.04. I set it up manually. I am sure I did everything correctly. It even says Connection established but Internet doesn't work in any ...
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Chrome, Firefox, Chromium not loading some websites! [closed]

My computer is not loading some websites. I've already done the following... Disabled IPV6 ...By editing the file /etc/default/grub and changing GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash" to ...
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How to connect to internet through VM's internet connection?

I am new to Ubuntu. I have a wimax connection(UH-235). I connect the device through USB. The connection must be DHCP(assigned by the service provider). Problem is, the driver+connection manager ...
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How to upgrade from 10.04 to higher version without CD and USB stick

I want to upgrade from ubuntu 10.04 to a higher version. My optical disk drive is not working neither my system is USB bootable. I do not want to install wubi in windows as my system is dual bootable, ...
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internet access problem in 12.04

Yesterday, I have upgraded Ubuntu from 11.10 to 12.04 LTS and everything was ok (there was no error) After restart, my "Auto Ethernet" connection established, also my VPN connection established.And ...
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How to prevent certain applications from accessing the internet?

I want to prevent certain applications from accessing the internet. When I was using windows XP I had an application (i think it was Zone alarm) which always notified me when an application tried to ...
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I can't connect to internet with a BCM4312

This is my first time with Linux (I am using Ubuntu 12.04) and i am having trouble connecting to internte. I read some post and i did the following, if anybody knows what could be happening i will be ...
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Internet doesn't work by default

After upgrading to Precise, I am required to run 'sudo dhclient eth0' in a terminal in order to get the internet to work. Everything worked perfectly fine on Oneiric, so It's really puzzling me. I'm ...
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Facebook pictures not showing up

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and Facebook pictures are not showing up. I tried all browsers but still can't solve my problem. Does someone have similar problem? Is there any way to fix this?
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any software and ubuntu can't conect to internet (i leave my output, but in portuguese…)

This is what happens when i do "sudo apt-get update"... :s and it is NOT the temporary error, as far as I understood...i tried everything... Algo estranho aconteceu ao resolver 'proxy.e-u:8080' (-5 - ...
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How to resolve “Fail to tetch” errors and connect to Internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: apt-get update fails to fetch files, “Temporary failure resolving …” error Any software of mine can't connect to Internet. Not Update Manager and not even Play ON Linux! ...
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Wired internet is connected to internet, but no internet access!

Yeah, In the bottom right corner it shows I'm connected and everything, but it shows that the internet isn't working. Wired that is; is not working. It always stops working at a certain time which is ...
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How to setup Proximus mobile broadband?

We've got mobile broadband from Proximus, but the software provided with it is for Windows and Mac only. If I simply plug it in in an Ubuntu laptop, it brings up a wizard which helps you setting ...
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Sharing internet to Ubuntu 12.04 VMWare guest

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Mac VMWare Fusion (Version 4.1.2). The installation went fine and Ubuntu seemed to update itself during the install. After reboot I cannot get Ubuntu to access the ...
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New Ubuntu user, wireless connection - firefox won't work

I'm new to linux. Just installed Ubuntu 11.10. Setting up seemed to go ok. I seem to be able to connect to my wireless connection ( says "connection established") but fir fox says "Server not found ...
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I keep losing the Internet connection in Ubuntu 11.10

I recently assembled a new desktop with an ASUS PCE-N15 wireless network adapter and my home wireless network is detected and I am able to connect to it and even access the Internet. However, after ...
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Internet connection issues

I am running 11.10 and having issues getting (and maintaining) wireless connections. I've been able to gain access when I've first turned on my computer in the past, but it will cut out after a short ...
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What other options are there apart from localnet in dnsmasq?

I was wondering if DNSMASQ had any other options in it's configuration files than localnet? I would like to define a DNS Server to use in the DNSMASQ configuration file. Rather like this: ...
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Problem in Loading certain Websites in Ubuntu 11.10

I have a DSL connection in Ubuntu 11.04 and am having problems loading content from certain websites(such as heroku.com, ubuntuforums.org) mostly providing CDN services, though google and gmail run ...
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problem loading internet pages

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 and when on firefox i can get onto google or google earth and even gmail.But it wont connect to amazon or ebay or bbc or itv homepage.It only seems to like google I have ...
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Why does '~$ nc -z T43 1-1024' not produce any output although '~$ ping T43' is successful?

Why does '~$ nc -z T43 1-1024' not produce any output although '~$ ping T43' is successful? '~$ nc -z -v T43 1-1024' prints 'Connection to T43 22 port [tcp/ssh] succeeded!' and 'nc: connect to T43 ...
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Ubuntu frontier DSL internet not working?

I recently installed ubuntu 11.10 on an older computer Pentium 4 dual 3.0 chips. Ubuntu installed and runs great, but cannot get the internet to work. Will not recognize either the ethernet card, or ...
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What ports should I open for listen and/or transmit in my firewall to keep internet ok? [closed]

What are the minimum ports and services that should I allow/open for listen and/or transmit in my firewall (I am using Firestarter) to keep my internet running ok? Some talk about what services, ...
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Accessing server on Internet

how do I access my server on the internet? I would want it to have a domain of piezosystems.com, accessed on internet but not public. My router has a IP adress of 10.0.0.1, comcast, and my server ...
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Set default internet connection in Ubuntu 11.04

I have created a DSL connection on my Ubuntu 11.04 and have checked the "Connect Automatically" option in it. Though, when I start my PC, I get to see "Wired Network Disconnected - You are now ...
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I can not connect to the Internet with cable

tengo un computador de escritorio (board: gigabyte h61m, procesador: intel core i3 de 64 bits, ram: ddr3 4 GB) y puedo acceder a internet normalmente desde Windows 7 (mi conexión es por cable ...
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Slow internet connection with mobile broadband

I'm using a Huawei 156g USB stick to connect to the internet. In windows it reacts lightning fast and loads pages faster than my Ubuntu 10.10 does, It's not the connection type (HSDPA, WCDMA or gsm) ...
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Ubuntu 11.10, Wireless Connection but no internet

Right after installing Ubuntu 11.10 using the wubi.exe file, I tried to surf the web in Ubuntu. My wireless connection is found without problem, but firefox doesn't manage to load any pages. Can ...
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Unable to browse internet through Tata Photon Plus after connection is established

I am unable to browse internet through tata Photon plus after connection is established OK. Ubuntu version is 10.04 LTS
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Wireless internet sharing stops working after client disconnects [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 with the latest service packs, sharing an ether connection over wireless. Everything works fine, up to the point that the client (a laptop) sleeps or otherwise disconnects. ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 does not detect my tata photon + [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure TATA Photon+ EC1261 HUAWEI I am trying to connect to the Internet via my photon+ from the past day and have tried various suggestions on the Internet ...
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11.04 loses WAN but not LAN connectivity

At apparently decreasing intervals my 11.04 system loses WAN (outside internet) connectivity. Its hardware connection is via a wireless adapter which connects to the system via ethernet; thus the ...
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How to share wireless Internet with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi? I have a PC which connects to the Internet via wifi. However, my ISP only allows one PC to connect to the Internet at ...
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what software can i use to access SILC Networks?

i want to access a SILC network and all the infos from the official site are missing (site down?!?) EDIT: it seems the site is back up as of last week. Good thing that i got curious and checked it ...
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Wireless seems to disconnect and reconnect

Whenever I'm browsing or downloading , I'll randomly get these long spikes of no internet connectivity. It only happens in Ubuntu versions like Ubuntu,Xubuntu,Kubuntu and so on. Tried on arch and my ...
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Share ppp0 internet connection via wireless modem

I have a wireless router / ADSL modem and a 3G card that I use to connect to the internet over PPP. I want to be able to share my internet connection (ppp0) to my laptop via the wireless router. So ...
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No mobile broadband connection on ubuntu 11.10

I installed ubuntu 11.10 and from start I have no mobile broadband in my network indicator. It used to work form live CD but when I installed it, mobile broadband wasn't listed at all. When I plug ...
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Install wizard flickering dialog: “Wired Network - Disconnected - You are now offline”

I'm installing a fresh copy of Ubuntu Linux version 11.10. When going through the install wizard, there is a black popup in the top right hand corner of the screen that keeps flickering randomly and ...
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Multiple Internet icons in the launcher bar [closed]

After a reinstall of ubuntu 11.10, i have this bug ( i think). What happens is I start the internet, then I keep the icon (cromium webbrowser) in the launcher bar. after some time on the internet ...
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Is it possible to install without the Internet?

I have started installing Ubuntu 11.10 on a computer without an internet connection. Installation has stopped during configuring target system. The computer seems to be trying to use the Internet to ...
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Recommended Wireless Hardware

I would like to buy a wireless card or usb adapter in order to be able to connect to my home wireless network from my desktop computer. I heard that some cards are pain in Ubuntu, because of drivers. ...