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

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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 ...
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Connect to two networks simultaneously

I want to connect to two networks simultaneously using the Ethernet and in-built WiFi or to two WiFi networks by installing an additional WiFi adapter. My requirement: I have two sets of devices ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Wifi Problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Thinkpad T60 laptop. Laptop detected my home wifi and I connected to it. Accidentally, the power plug of router got disconnected from the socket and my laptop got ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet connection on lubuntu

I've been struggling with this for sometime now and I cannot resolve it. I'm running lubuntu and can connect to my WiFi network, but there is no internet nor do I have access to the router from the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server No Internet from ethernet connection at work

I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 I am using an ethernet connection that connects to my company's intranet. All the other computers I work with are connected to an AD domain and the Ubuntu server is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wi-fi constantly drops internet connection, need to reconnect manually

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered such a problem: after some little time (about 10-30 seconds) my wi-fi internet connection stops working and I need to reconnect it manually. ...
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When I turn on/connect my external HDD my internet connection stops

I am having a weird problem with Ubuntu 14.10 and external HDDs. Whenever I plug or turn on my external HDD, my internet connection simply stops working. It keeps connected, but with 0 download and 0 ...
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Internet speed greatly fluctuating, from 100kbps to 4mbps in under a second

On my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, while torrenting Kali Linux, my internet speed fluctuates greatly. This happens on all of my devices, leading me to believe my router is dying. Can anyone help? ...
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Can't connect to wireless network on Acer laptop [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu for the first time and I cannot access the internet now on my laptop. The only way I can is an ethernet cable. What should I do? http://paste.ubuntu.com/9713130/ ...
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How does Ubuntu (or Linux in general) decide over which network connection to use, when there are several connections present (e.g. LAN, WiFi, etc…)

I am asking myself for quite some time this question. With a normal laptop you can have at least two internet connections: ethernet (wired LAN) and wifi (wireless). If you use a USB cellular modem ...
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How do I set up a wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

I can successfully establish a wired connection when I hook an Ethernet cord to my laptop. However, I don't know how to set up a wireless connection. I have a Linksys E800 router. My computer doesn't ...
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Trouble with wired connection

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and having problems connecting to a wired connection. My computer is having problems connecting to the network. Up until now, I have been able to solve this problem by doing ...
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Able to Ping and Telnet but not Browse any website

I have a fresh install of 14.04. I am unable to browse any website using both Ubuntu browser and Firefox (the only browsers installed by default). However, when I drop the terminal I am able to ping ...
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Wired Internet connection stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS periodically

I have faced peculiar problem, let me explain the whole history. At first I have started to use Ubuntu 12.04LTS for my simulation purpose. But I recognised that internet connection (wired) stopped ...
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what is the best app to download files from internet? [duplicate]

what is the best app to download files from internet?
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ubuntu 14.04 wired connection packet loss

I am running 14.04 on a new machine and have been unable to get a stable wired internet connection. kernel: 3.13.0-32-generic network card: RTL8111/8168/8411 If I enable DHCP, it sometimes ...
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How to use DansGuardian as a whitelist?

Set up privoxy and DansGuardian. Followed THIS guide for the main setup, and THIS to see how whitelisting can be done. In the bannedsitelist file I set a blanket block (using **). Then in the ...
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Connecting to two ISP in local network using two different network

We have two ISP 1. BSNL (INDIA), 2. Airtel (INDIA). we getting Bsnl internet through D-Link DSL 2750U modem which holds the IP 192.168.1.1, Airtel internet modem with 192.168.2.1 IP address, Here it's ...
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Virtual Machine Manager - Windows sharing internet with Ubuntu

Good morning, I have installed Virtual Machine Manager onto my Ubuntu setup and installed Windows. Now the whole install went get and installed without a problem... except that I have no internet. ...
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Not able to Connect Internet even after configuring Ethernet Interfaces in Ubuntu 14,10

I am new to Ubuntu 14.10, I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 and configured the Ethernet interfaces just like below with static IP in /etc/network/interfaces file. And i also added DNS ...
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Connects to wifi, but not the internet

I know that there are a lot of similar questions here, and I've read them and tried a lot of them, and nothing works (I'm afraid I might have fudged something up, but I really have no idea). ...
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Wifi slows down if I connect with Bluetooth device on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a 75 Mbit/s Wifi connection and the Wifi generally works great and fast. Although if I connect to any bluetooth device (e.g. some Audio device) the Wifi suddenly slows down significantly, but I ...
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NetbootInstallFromInternet?

I'm currently running Fedora, and I want to switch to Ubuntu. So I found this installation guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/NetbootInstallFromInternet I do have wireless ...
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Dissapearing wifi connection

I'm experiencing a problem with wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). My laptop can connect to wifi and it works fine, sometimes for a very long time but very often the ...
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Not able to open one particular site

I am not able to open github. I can access to all other sites but not this one. I got to know that its only I cannot open this as the site is working fine on my friends laptop on other networks. What ...
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Ubuntu configuration for dialup

I need to configure dialup on my computer because it is the only internet I have access to at school. I tried the code below but it doesn't seem to have done anything. pppconfig (pon/poff) bash: ...
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VirtualBox Ubuntu internet connection problem on Chrome ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

I am a beginner Ubuntu user, I use it via VirtualBox. I was eligible to connect internet yesterday, but today I can't access most of the sites. For example I can search something in Google, but I ...
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How do I configure internet connection for Terminal on Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed on Ubuntu 14.04 and with I've Broadband connection setup, Browser connection is OK, but Terminal not connection via internet, when command type "sudo apt-get update" by terminal then ...
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Ubuntu not connect to internet

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wired internet connection is showing up. However when I open the browser, it shows not connected. Output ifconfig is as follows eth0 Link ...
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Internet connection slowing down till stop

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 as second OS on my PC and I'm having a strange issue. When I try to connect to internet I notice a progressive slowing in the network speed till it completely stuck. ...
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How to access internet using Wireless Data Modem USB Card

I was trying to connect internet using D-Link Wireless Data Modem USB Card from my new Ubantu Desk top system. The system requirement of the Card includes Ubantu 10.04 or higher. But the USB Card does ...
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Ways to download Software through Apt for Extremely Slow Internet?

So I'm in a position where I have two internet connections in my house: Internet #1: caps out so quickly and throttles my internet so low that apt will always return a connection error should I try ...
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Connect Internet in ubuntu Laptop to linux mint Desktop - Has Crossover Cable

I need to share the wifi internet of my ubuntu laptop to my linux mint desktop , I have a cross over cable. ( Connecting desktop to router is not an option) I am able to ping my laptop from my ...
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Reliance Auto Login Help

i want to run this script https://github.com/pteek/reliance-auto-login-script but i get this error in lubuntu " Traceback (most recent call last): File "./reliance-login.py", line 27, in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet connection sharing questions

first up im pretty new to ubuntu/linux in general. I have a ubuntu 14.04 server with 2 nics in it. eth0 (with subnet 192.168.0.0) is connected directly to my router for internet and eth1 (192.168.1.0) ...
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How do I configure global internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04?

My broadband connection is OK !, but Firefox showing me message after browsing "If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web" ...
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installing openssh-server without an internet connection

Currently we have been given an old server with the OS ubuntu. To work at it without always physically being there I wanted to access it with the software putty, but I haven't installed ...
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How to prioritize network connections?

Is it possible to prioritize network connections? I don't want to connect to WiFi when wired connection is available.
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Is r8168 installer in ubuntu software center secure and working?

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) that is what Ethernet Card I have. I have a question: I am using 14.10 and I have found issue with ...
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wireless issues asus x550lc

i am facing a lot of problems when i try to connect to internet over wifi in my asus x550lc laptop. In windows 8 the wifi works perfectly fine and its fast and stable. but when i use Ubuntu 14.04 ( i ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Wired internet not connecting

Hoping someone can help my desktop PC has Ubuntu 13.10 and my Internet is no longer connecting. I have a wired connection only & I've never had to do anything but plug the Ethernet cable in, now ...
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Coneected to Dlink wifi but no internet connection

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 14.04 lts, but from then I am able to connect to my dlink 600l router but I am unable to access internet. My mobile is working fine amd secondary OS Win7 is also working ...
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internet is not working fine? (Ubuntu 14.10)

I am using ubuntu 14.10. I have a Mobile Broadband connection. Whenever I open any browser(Mozille-firefox, google-chrome, chromium) it works fine and opens whatever I enter in the URL bar. The ...
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How can I see the amount of data I am Downloading / Uploading per day?

I want a command line feature to show me how much data I am using each day / week / month. It needs to show speed as well as data usage.