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

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Internet Access Blocked on unsecure wifi [closed]

I am using a pc that was natively a windows vista pc. I switched to ubuntu less than a month ago so I am still getting used to the extreme differences b/w linux+windows. My computer works fine at my ...
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How to get Internet connection working (restarting networking and network-manager does nothing)?

My Internet connection is not working since I restarted my laptop (which is very old). Here's what I've tried: Ran sudo -s then tried /etc/init.d/networking stop: * Deconfiguring network ...
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no ethernet connection

I just upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have no more internet connection. The wired connection is not detected and the wireless networks are detected but do not connect. Was working fine on ...
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No internet connection after updates

I have installed some updates on my 14.04 after restarting the wired connection could be established but no internet access. ifconfig shows me an IP adress 192.168.0.199. I tried to ping 192.168.0.1 ...
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how I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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internet problem

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I switch on the computer it does not recognizes the wired connection and only after I restart the computer, the wired Internet connection is detected. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 internet connection very slow (ethernet)

my internet connection is very slow. I have also windows XP installed and it does not have any problem. The PC is an HP Pavilion t3320.it the ethernet adaptor is "rtl8100"
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I can ping but can't browse

I have Xubuntu 14.04 with the latest update and having issues connecting to the university's network. I'm running xubuntu on my chromebook and the internet works at home but I just started school and ...
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Why is Wifi strength low on Ubuntu 14.04 but higher on Windows 7?

I tried this experiment with the same computer at the same times of the day. I sat at a fixed distance from a university router near me an measured and internet speed and Wi-fi strength in both ...
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Forward laptop's WiFi into PC Ethernet

I need to do a few things that can only be done on my computer, but my home internet is broken this week. The only way to get internet is on my phone. I turn on tethering and my phone acts like a WiFi ...
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Can not connect to internet after upgrade to UBUNTU 14.04

I checked other answers but are not sure.Hereby some output ~$ ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com ~$ route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask ...
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Unable to Connect to the Internet - Password Authenication Panel Keeps Appearing

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I was web surfing earlier today without any issues - just like I have done for ages. I get back to my computer 4 or 5 hours later and a panel appears asking for authentication ...
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Want to restore to my default DNS server settings

I recently tried changing my DNS settings and while doing that I altered a few settings due to which I'm not able to access Internet on my Wired connection. I tried editing the resolv.conf as follows ...
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Very slow Internet speed due to proxy

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am totally a noob. My proxy was 172.31.1.4:8080 and i added these settings to run the internet mozilla get the normal speed but when i try to download anything from ...
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DSL cable NOT detecting on network settings

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot ) without plugging in my internet cable and when I did plug it in to configure my PPPoe connection, it says wired connection unplugged in network settings. I ...
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Internet Connection failures

I have an HP Mini 1035NR that I just installed Unbuntu 14.04.1 on from 11.04. My wifi would connect just fine before I did the upgrade, and now it won't let me connect using wifi or ethernet. I've ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: No longer connecting to wired connection [closed]

I recently upgraded my system from 12.04 to 14.04 and everything was working fine. However, one day it randomly stopped connecting to the wired connection. My wireless connection works fine, but if ...
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Configuring two internet connections

First, I'm know there's lots of topics about this kind of problem but I can't found a solution to my specific problem. In my setup I have a Linux server with three interfaces: ethLAN for LAN with IP ...
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Default adapter for Internet connection

I would like to ask, how can I solve my situation. We use this laptop with (X)Ubuntu 14.04 at work. At certain situations, we need to be connected to the Internet through 3G USB Modem and at the same ...
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Nexus 4 ubuntu touch - No internet connection while cellurar data only enabled

I have loaded ubuntu touch on my Nexus 4 and I don't seem to get the Internet to work while cellular data is enabled only. Wi-Fi works ok but as soon as I step outside the house and loose the wi-fi, ...
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How to manage network in packet and out packet?

Looking for solution for Ubuntu system, I had a Computer with 2 different internet connection and 2 IP address. One is static Ip address where second is dyanamic Ip address. Want to receive request ...
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Wired && Wireless not working, Fresh Install

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 onto my desktop. It has been unable to establish a connection to the network, it wont even connect. If I give it a manual IP address, then it says that it has ...
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Unable to use Internet (hosts unknown) after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 - DNS Resolv.conf problem

I upgraded my PC two days ago from 12.04 (desktop) to 14.04 (desktop). Since then, I am unable to surf on the internet. More exactly, I have the connection (wired) but not host resolving. I have ...
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Time Warner Wifi not working in ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu. Ubuntu works well when I connect to router via ethernet and other wifi. But in Times Warner Wifi I always get an authentication error.
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No internet via wifi/ethernet after 14.04 upgrade

I have just updated to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop, and I seem to be having some internet problems. I have no internet connection through wifi or Ethernet, after both working in the previous ...
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Want to disable internet but want to agree for browser

I want to disable all other services that are using the IP except of web browser. Is there a good software? I am on Ubuntu 14.04
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How to Connect/Disconnect to WiFi Via Terminal [duplicate]

I just have a quick question that I have been researching for a while now... How do you connect/disconnect to a wifi network in ubuntu via terminal? I tried several commands that failed. I have been ...
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Use Ubuntu as internet gateway

I do have the following setup and would like my ubuntu pc to work as the gateway to the internet: Access point: 192.168.2.1 Ubuntu (wlan0): 192.168.2.2 Various other clients: 192.168.2.x Now, ...
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How to get Linksys WUSB54Gv2 working with Ubuntu 12.04.5 (32-bit)

The older Dell tower (Dell Dimension 4600) that i'm using doesn't have Wi-Fi built in (duh) and Ubuntu will not accept my network adapter. I have another computer to download files to and use to ...
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12.04lts: no network internet

Friends-- Cannot connect reliably to ethernet nor at all to Internet: Symptoms: About 2 weeks ago did an upgrade. Have not been able to connect to ethernet nor Internet. Today, for example, boot up ...
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Internet issues

I recently updated the system and now am unable to connect to the Internet via WiFi or cable. I suppose I should clarify that while it recognizes the connections it does not connect to the web. All ...
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Can I use dial up modem to connect to internet while installing ubuntu 14.04?

Can I use dial up modem to connect to internet while installing Ubuntu? I use Huawei EC156 modem to connect to the internet.
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How to share internet connection and making the client accessible over the lan

I've a Pc with Ubuntu 14.04 connected to a linkys router through wlan0, and I'd like to share internet connection to an AVR with ethernet port. This is pretty simple if only internet connection is ...
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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Internet not working (local network works) after upgrade to 14.04

I have an internet connection that works through a proxy that requires username & password. After online upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, I am unable to connect to internet, pinging to popular sites ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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Internet conection problem when updating Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 Server

Upgraded my server's software from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the server cannot access the internet. I can ping devices on my LAN, including my modem. When I try to ping any site on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 firefox internet is getting slower

My problem is, internet is getting slower and some point the screen become a gray color. I'm using Ethernet, not wifi. And I just installed ubuntu 14.04 the day before yesterday. So, basically it ...
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Connected to a wireless AP but no internet

I just upgraded to 14.04 and I'm not able to load pages even though wifi is connected. Here's the output of ifconfig (I was using usb tethering). Please give me some pointers on how to diagnose the ...
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Internet Working very slow in Ubuntu 12.04

The wifi on my laptop is working very slow. Pictures aren't loading on most of the websites etc..all in all most of the websites are loading just half. I am using SonyF15218 . If you need any other ...
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Speed up internet by multiple connections

I had made research about increasing internet speed by connection on multiple source. And i find out that ubuntu support it already. I had connect two phone; iPhone with cable and Samsung with WiFi. ...
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Blueman not working for internet sharing

I want to share my PC internet to my phone. Installed blueman. It works fine for file transfers but when I try to start NAP service, it says "dnsmasq failed to start" What is the problem?! I'm on ...
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How can I access the internet?

My boyfriend installed Ubuntu on my computer but I cannot open the web browser to get to the internet, because I can't find the blue E icon in the main screen. I know that the internet connection ...
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Lan not working

I am about to use a wimax modem and obtain internet connection through the ethernet cables but when the ISP installer(who came to our house not that familiar in Linux) is about to configure, he can't ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000

Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000. I know it's been asked before but nothing is working. When I run parted magic it works please help
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internet connection

Does anyone else lose internet connection when suspended. When I try to get on the next day after suspending the night before I have to reboot my modem or unplug and replug the ethernet in the back of ...
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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Problem Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi to 802.11 network

I am having trouble connecting my Ubuntu 14.04 wifi to 802.11 secured network . I use a dual boot 8.1 - ubuntu 14.04 system. My network uses Cyberoam Authentication.The Wireless connects and works ...