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

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Slow internet connection when using ap-hotspot [duplicate]

I want to share a wi-fi connection for devices that don't get the Wireless signal very well, I managed to do this buying a Wireless Usb Card and with ap-hotspot but Internet connection is very slow. I ...
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Getting an internet connection to get drivers for wlan

My situation is that my wlan is broken. I have this other one i want to use. My pc at the moment has no internet connection which makes this awkward. Basically i can use: Laptop with an ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wi-Fi disconnecting after minutes

I'm new to the Linux world and I recently bought an Ubuntu 14.04 integrated laptop. I have a problem with my WiFi connection. It looks like ti's working fine, but after 1/2 minutes the connection ...
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Why can't I access internet through static IP set-up Ubuntu Server 14.04?

Just installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and set-up a static IP scheme for the machine. However when I try to ping google.com I get destination host unreachable. I can ping the machine IP just fine, the ...
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Ethernet Problem with

I am having problem with the lan connection, I have 2 OS windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My lan/ethernet connection works well in windows 7, but in Ubuntu its not working properly.Ethernet connection in ...
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Ethernet connection not working

I've got problem with my Ethernet connection on Ubuntu, although connection works fine on my dualboot Win 7 and I should say, that my connection on Ubuntu was working few days ago , but now it won't ...
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VM: Can not access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VirtualBox 4.3.22 which is itself installed on Windows 7. I set the virtual machine network to NAT. Here is the content of my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface ...
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All sites fail with 401 unauthorized

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and until yesterday everything was fine. Today I cannot access any site (no matter which browser I use). If I start Firefox, it wants to go to: start.ubuntu.com and I get a ...
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Have to restart laptop to make internet work again

My internet connection is lost every few minutes. If I restart my laptop or Enable/Disable Networking, it works again. What is happening?
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Extremely slow(ethernet) speed on Ubuntu 14.04 vs Windows 8.1 (dual boot)

I recently dual booted my laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 after reading this post: http://everydaylinuxuser.com/2014/05/install-ubuntu-1404-alongside-windows.html Now, with ...
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Wireless is connected, no internert access (14.04 LTS)

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just yesterday, so it is completely new to me, and it connected right away with my WiFi connection and although everything seems good I don't have an internet ...
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How to remove the internet interfaces?

In my internet list there are several wifi id's which is always displaying even I delete them through the GUI. How am I supposed to get to the interface files and edit the interfaces of ethernet and ...
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Proxy Server refuses connection after short period of time

I have a freshly installed ubuntu version 14.04 running on my Lenovo G780 (only later I learned that this Laptop may not be the ideal choice for a Linux system). Please note that I have never really ...
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Chrome refusing to reconnect to open website after changing network connection type

Using Google Chrome 40 on Xubuntu 14.10, I sometimes switch my network connection from wireless to ethernet (or vice versa) while I have some tabs with websites open. After this, I cannot seem to ...
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(K)ubuntu 14,04 cannot get wired LAN to talk to internet

Need help in getting my LAN to talk to the internet via my "server". Server has 2 ethernet ports - eth0 is internal and eth1 goes to a DSL modem. (there is no wireless - this is strictly a wired net) ...
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No Internet Connection although wifi connected ubuntu 14

I just installed 14.04 on my two Asus netbooks(same model which is weird). One works perfectly. The other one connects to my WiFi but doesn't connect to the internet. The only workaround I found out ...
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if the Internet is unreachable cairo-dock menu disappears

if the Internet is unreachable cairo-dock menu disappears Is there a configuration or work-around that fixes it so it stays available if the network fails?
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No internet after VPN software

So this has been bugging me for a few days now. I tried connecting through a softlayer vpn. Their website ran a java applet and I noticed now that I can only connect at work through the one wifi ...
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14.04.1 server install without internet access

This question has been asked twice before on this forum, 6 months ago and 1 year ago, no solution was given. My problem is the same. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso and used unetbootin ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Lenovo Ideapad Z580.

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad Z580. I have been having problems recently in connecting to the Internet since I've switched to a new router namely Edimax AR-7286WnA. ...
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No Internet after suspend

Ok. So I'm pretty sure this issue started after coming back from a suspend, which I understand is common in ubuntu 14. Right now I don't know where to start troubleshooting. Everything seems fine, my ...
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Usb-thethering unsuccessfull from Android to Ubuntu (non-english)

I cant get an internet connection from mine Android phone for desktop with Ubuntu via USB-thethering, unless Ubuntu is not localized English (I need Estonian). If Ubuntu is set for Estonian, it ...
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Connecting to internet through bridge

I'm trying to connect my ubuntu desktop to the internet but my wireless card doesn't work on it. I have a Windows 7 desktop sitting next to it which connects to the internet through wifi so I'm ...
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I am a newbie please help me configure ubuntu? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu but during installation i found it reflected some errors. Now i am trying to install vlc player and many other software but it shows ! [snapshot] /home/akash/Desktop/a.part
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Why are people still using wget whereas there's aria2c [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connection downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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How to configure proxy authentication in ubuntu to work with terminal when my password contains @ [duplicate]

My USERNAME is 500037280 and my password contains an @ sign. I'm not able to change that at any cost. Is there any way to configure my proxy authentication from a terminal?
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Data controll when using USB dongle for my internet connection

I'm new to Ubuntu, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and connect to the net using a USB Huawei dongle with a data plan with my mobile carrier of only 1GB. I connect to the net using this dongle but it is an ...
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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [closed]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installation

During installation of 14.04 I had a wired connection that worked. After installing and restarting computer, no internet connection at all. I had used wired connection during install because the ...
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Download speed extremely slow Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware

Am facing similar issue with my Wireless internet connection. Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Windows 8.1 using VMware workstation 11.0 I get around 1000 kpbs(it's enough for me...) on Windows 8 while ...
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Internet and Trackpad don't work anymore (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, I just got a new laptop, and because of that I set aside my Ubuntu laptop for a few days. The last time I used it was Tuesday and it worked 100% perfectly. Flash forward to today, I just started ...
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Internet disappears after few minutes

I have a strange issue. I moved to another city with different Internet and now after being connected to Wi-fi for few minutes (~5) Internet stops working, but wi-fi is still connected. Disconnecting ...
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D-Link drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Dekstop

I have been searching for D-Link drivers (DWA-182) for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Destop but I can't find anything... Anyone knows were I could find that?
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Why can't I get an internet connection? Ubuntu 14.04, cable modem, wireless router

I just installed 14.04 LTS on my desktop computer which is connected to a Netgear wireless router via ethernet, and the router is connected to a Motorola Surfboard cable modem also via ethernet. I ...
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I can't find my home wireless internet

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14. Now I'm running dual boot, (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) and I just can't find my home wireless, I can find my neighbour's wireless but I can't find mine, please someone ...
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No WiFi internet on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 under VirtualBox 4.3.20 on a Windows 8.1 host. I can't get any internet access over WiFi (and I can't get an Ethernet connection anywhere near the computer). All of ...
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Connected to network, but browser will not load pages…most of the time FIXED

I found a work around. I had an old router laying around from before I had comcast. So I plugged it in to my comcast modem/router, and my desktop likes that network well enough. Not the coolest ...
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System Network Certificate window Frozen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04, with gnome-shell. I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network. I enter my login and password, but no certificate -- I'm instructed by my university to ignore the warning (I ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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Ubuntu unable to reach Router

Good morning, I've installed Qimo few days back and have issues connecting to the internet (it works for a few seconds when I reboot). I am able to connect to my Wireless Network using automatic or ...
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ISP switch. Rogered

Just switched ISP and am connecting my computer via Wi-Fi. It shows that I have a strong connection, but when I go on-line, nothing loads. no internet connection. Restarted my computer in ...
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Connecting without my permission

When I typed lsof -i to see my Internet connection details among the sites and apps that I am actually using myself I noticed other ones like this: ...
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Wired or wireless internet connection failure - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a D-Link router and modem connected to my PC running Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to get both wired and wireless connection out of this setup. All was fine till day before yesterday, when all of a ...
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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How to forward internet from mobile modem into router

I had problem after I bought huawei E3372, because I tried to connect it with my openWRT based router and openWRT didn't support it in standard. I tried to install vendor drivers but on my primitive ...