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

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I cannot update my computer with the GUI updater due failure of internet

I opened the GUI update manager to update. But it gave this window: So I clicked try again, and it did the same. Then I clicked Settings... To see if I'd broken something. I could not see an ...
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Question about installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I have 3 questions about installing ubuntu Please help Me. How much space I have to give to swap partition? My ram is 8GB. We check two options when installing Ubuntu (one is mp3 fluendo plugin and ...
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Wired network not able to detect

I tried "<"ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 74:86:7a:24:26:4a inet6 addr: fe80::7686:7aff:fe24:264a/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 ...
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After the upgrade to 16.04 LTS, internet won't work

I have upgraded to 16.04 LTS (from 15.10). Wi-Fi and LAN both shows connected, but internet is not working. I have done re-installation of Broadcom wi-fi drivers (through additional drivers), ...
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i have wifi problem with my ubuntu suddenly

########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 23 Apr 2016 01:48 EET +0200 Booted last: 23 Apr 2016 01:19 EET +0200 Script from: 27 Sep 2015 00:34 UTC +0000 ##### release ...
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16.04 can't connect via DSL

I am on a DSL network which wont connect in Ubuntu 16.04. Tried all the mentioned solutions here, none of them worked. Also pon dsl-provider is not an option for me.
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Slow download speed 15.10

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I get about 300KB/s download speed, also when I run speed test shows 5Mb/s connection when I really have 100Mb/s. What could be wrong with my computer?, I had no ...
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Just installed 15.10 but can't connect to the internet

Installed 15.10 manually (windows dual boot) without connecting to the internet and still can't connect via wifi or ethernet. System info: TP-LINK-TL-WDN4800-Wireless-Express-Low-profile Gigabyte ...
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Kinda newish to Ubuntu, and I need some internet help

I've Ubuntu on a dual boot, and I primarily use Windows. I was having an issue where my machine would completely crash when I tried to log in with the GUI. So I figured that I could get an update from ...
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Unable to connect to the Internet using wired connection, even when its plugged in

I recently clean installed Ubuntu without dual boot, so everything was erased, but now I'm unable to connect to the Internet, even using wired connection. On "Connection Information", it says it is ...
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Cant connect to LAN after moving to an optical fiber connection

I use Ubuntu Server via VirtualBox. We have just changed the office internet to an optical fiber connection and the internet on UBUNTU stopped getting recognized, even though when I open the browser ...
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What are alternative reasons for low network connectivity?

Excluding this, as I have tried all methods listed on this site. And excluding this and this, they are in the aforementioned site. What are possible causes for a software based slowdown of internet. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 having troubles with internet connection (first time boot) [closed]

This is my first time that I've installed Ubuntu on this machine and I'm running the 15.10 version (most recent one). I installed Ubuntu and all seemed fine. I went ahead and connected to my home ...
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VPN in non-browser applications?

I am at a boarding university with restricted internet access (most broad-band using sites (YT, other video sites, gaming content sites) are blocked). I can bypass the YT blockade easily in browsers ...
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New Linux Install. After competion on reboot the Internet connection icon has disappeared

I am a new user to Linux. I have completed a fresh installation (removed windows) onto a HP Nx7300 Laptop Standard 1gb of RAM with Ethernet card inside using a WIRED connection. Everything seemed fine ...
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Can't log onto internet [duplicate]

I have just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 but I'm unable to connect to the internet. I travel a lot and connect to WiFi hotspots at various bars and restaurants. No home service. In Windows 7, I just ask ...
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Video playback causing system freeze, are settings for add-ons incorrect?

While online my system keeps freezing while watching video, with the error message “This window might be busy and is not responding. Do you want to terminate the application?” . At that point I have ...
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Wired Network Disconnections - Reconnects Only After Reboot

After booting the system, the network seems OK. There is full connectivity and no sign of failure. After a random length of time (between 3 minutes to 4 hours) all connectivity is lost. I cannot ...
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Make static IP visible

I have Ubuntu 15.10 with a static IP from comcast. The LAN allows all other computers access to server for FTP and ssh on router IP address. All computers on LAN have access to internet. From internet ...
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apt-get install extremely slow on Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bits in dual boot with my Windows 10 and now when I want to install all necessary components I realize the (wireless) internet connection is very slow in Linux, being ...
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Internet connection not working - Ubuntu 14.04

That's my first time ever to use Ubuntu. I like it so far and I'm gonna migrate from Windows to Ubuntu. I have a problem with my internet connection, both wired and wireless. The wireless keeps asking ...
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Usb Wifi Device Stops Working

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD 64bit) on my desktop PC (HP-8200). I bought a generic '150Mbps Mini Wireless N Usb Adapter' off ebay for connecting to our wifi. The internet runs for a few minutes, ...
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Problem while using internet in xubuntu

I am currently using xubuntu LTS 14.04 on my lenovo G 50-30. Sometimes while i am using internet my computer just stops functioning and i have to manually turn off the laptop. (this happens only when ...
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Need help connecting to wifi

I just installed Ubuntu because I was having a lot of problems with Windows on my computer.. but I don't know much about Ubuntu. How do I download a driver so that I can use my wifi? I cannot access ...
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Trouble with internet. The symbol shows that wifi is connected but have no internet. Ethernet works

Ive just begun using ubuntu and getting started was a bit troublesome. On my laptop I initially had Windows 8, but wanted to dual boot it with ubuntu. So i followed the procedure and dual booted it. ...
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Lenovo Q190{Ubuntu 15.10} Wireless Networking Issues - Connected to network but no internet

I'm new to Ubuntu (as in, just installed 2 days ago) and I'm running 15.10 on my Lenovo Q190 Ideacentre. I've been running into a lot of problems with installing and just about everything else but ...
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How to route Ethernet network to Wifi network for internet access

I am trying to setup a small RaspberryPi 3 cluster using Docker Swarm and a custom image for the RaspberryPis from HypriotBLog. I have two network ranges, 10.x.x.x on my ethernet card connected to a ...
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How to specify Wifi/Ethernet connection by software?

I want my terminal connecting to LAN through wired Ethernet connection, while Chrome connection to Internet through wifi. Is it possible to specify the connection by software?
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No Network Connection - ifconfig shows only lo - lshw -c network says *-network unclaimed

I got a new ThinkPad E460 with no OS installed, but had an ubuntu 13.10 USB stick around which I used to install ubuntu 13.10. The OS works fine, however I can't connect to the internet through ...
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Gateway M-6750 Install Ubuntu working?

Ive got this laptop. I installed Ubuntu, however could not access the internet. No networks showed up at all for wireless. It's Ubuntu 14.04. The laptop uses a Marvell TopDog card, which driver is ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 cannot update “Check your internet connection”

Whenever I try to update my Lubuntu 15.04, or even reload the software sources, it says "Failed to download package information. Check your internet connection." The odd thing is, my internet is ...
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SSH Into Local Machine Over WiFi and Access To Internet

I have two computers (running Ubuntu 14.04) connected to a home wireless router. I want to login to my laptop, from my desktop, while at home using SSH. Normally I set my laptop to connect to my ...
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Cannot connect after installing Ubuntu

When I try Ubuntu without installing, I have internet access through wired internet. But, upon completing the installation, I have no internet access through WIFI or wired internet.
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Can not access internet or Router with Ubuntu Server 14.04.3

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 and set-up a static IP address, after I had applied the static IP as below im not a ble to access the internet by the server, when I try to ping google.com I get ...
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How do I block & unblock websites in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop edition. In that, I need to block the sites like torrents and Facebook, YouTube etc. Can you please help me to block and unblock the sites. If it is possible to do ...
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I am connected to Wired Connection but still not able to access the internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12. It shows that it is connected to Wired Connection but still if I try to open any webpage on Mozilla Firefox, it says 'Server not found'. The ...
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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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How can I use a 3G usb dongle as a wireless antenna to access internet?

I have an old 3g usb dongle I used to connect to the internet, the SIM card has expired many years ago but I recall the dongle could connect to wifi. I have resurrected my old desktop that has no ...
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How to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through Wi-Fi

Like the title said, I need to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through wifi, but (important!) considering that my laptop is connected to Internet through Wi-Fi too, I only have one ...
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Wi-Fi connected, but drops after a while (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have to admit that i'm not expert in Linux or technology in general, so excuse me for the stupid question. Some weeks ago I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo z50-70. Since than i'm ...
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How to combine two modem internet for speed up internet in ubuntu LTS 14.04?

I am from Nepal. I have been using an Ubuntu powered machine for the past 2 years and here in Nepal, the internet speed is very slow. My question is, is there a way to combine a two usb dongles on ...
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Qbittorrent in ubuntu is slower than Qbittorent in windows? why?

What the title says... I changed to qbittorrent because transmission is not as userfriendly as I would like it to be and downloads very slow ... (it peaks to a high speed but thats the only thing it ...
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I need to disable access to the internet on my install of Ubuntu. How do I completely *remove* the wireless drivers?

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu. I want the entire device completely unable to access the internet wirelessly. (But able to access it wired.) My first idea was to remove the wireless card ...
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Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? [closed]

Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? Are there any documented instances of this happening in the wild? I am talking about actually taking over the client's machine ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, how do I install Internet drivers?

as of right now I have no way of connecting to the wireless networks in my fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04. My wireless adapter is a TP-Link Archer T4u ac1200. I have another computer that I will be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 slow internet, Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X with Intel Pentium N3700

I am brand new here, and while I've played around with Ubuntu before in a different machine, this is my first time on a UEFI machine. I've finally had enough with Windows 10, and have cut all ties ...
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Record All Websites Visited

I have a home network with about 5 computers (all Windows except 1 Ubuntu), and 4 smartphones. My current set-up is all devices connect directly to the router. I am wanting to keep a log of all ...
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How to block Internet access for some devices on given hours?

I have a Ubuntu machine (15.10) running as a gateway which routes / firewalls traffic between a LAN an Internet. I need to block Internet access during some hours for specific devices on the LAN. ...
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Wired internet connection lost 5 min after reboot

The wired internet connection is dropped approximately 5 min after a reboot. Running sudo dhclient restores the connection. Once restored, the connection is ok until next reboot. I think the problem ...