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

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To have keybinding to move page up/down in Ubuntu's browser

I would like to scroll page up and down etc by CTRL+p/n or similar, like you have in OSX in most of the browsers. This is much better for wrists than using the keys next to my keyboard. How can you ...
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Network Interface Traffic Visualizer

I have multiple interfaces active at a time, I want to visualize the bandwidth in/out from the interfaces on my PC. I know iptraf does this without visualization. So, far the closest tool I have ...
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Lost internet connection while installing

I wanted to install keepassx and did apt-get install keepassx but then my I lost my internet connection whilst installing. Is there anything to fix?
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ubuntu won't find router ssid/signal

I am using ubuntu 15 & I got several modems and can connect to all of them except for my TRENDnet modem MAC Address D8:EB:97:20:F0:53 it does not show it's signal any more after several weeks of ...
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Lenovo E430c brodeband SIM slot

I have a laptop Lenovo E430C which includes a SIM card for broadband network. I inserted it in its place, but its not working and I have tried many times to make it work but I failed. Anybody knows ...
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Proxy Server on Kubuntu 15.04 not working. Need help. :[

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04. I can connect normally through LAN and wifi that requires no proxy. The problem is that the wifi in our college requires proxy with authentication. I have already ...
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In ubuntu 15.04 ,wired and wireless are not connected after running sudo apt-get purgr network-manager-gnome network manager

I run command sudo apt-get purge network-manager-gnome network-manager. After running that command wireless and wired networks are not connected to my laptop. And when I look into "system ...
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can't access internet via ethernet, but i can via WiFi

what happens is my laptop connects to the router via lan cable but I can't access internet. while on my other laptop I can. Thought it was a lan cable issue, so replaced it. Still the same problem ...
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Internet connection on 14.04 random disconnects

Long time user, first time poster. So, I decided to download the newest version of Ubuntu and give it a shot on my desktop. I've had good luck with it on my laptop, so I figured, hey, why not. ...
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Frequent internet disconnection in Ubuntu 15.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.04 in my laptop(DELL Latitude E5540). I am facig frequent internet disconnection, both in LAN and WiFi. None of the others in my network is facing any such issue. ...
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Cannot connect to wired connection after clean install (both 14.02 LTS and 15.04)

I just built a new PC and successfully installed Ubuntu without any errors. However, I cannot seem to connect to a wired ethernet cable. The ethernet works, because I can plug it into a different ...
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System wide proxy settings in Ubuntu 14.04

In my university we have 2 proxy settings one for Internet access with facebook and the other one without facebook. Is there any way that we can configure two proxy settings and choose the proxy ...
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Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
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How to send USSD codes using Modem Manager GUI?

Whenever I try to run USSD codes via Modem Manager GUI, I get weird output. How to convert it to readable format? I am using Ubuntu 14.04
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'Disconnected: You are now offline'

I am new to Linux and this group as well. So, please let me know if any more information is needed from my side related to the issue I am facing. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. And I am currently ...
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cannot browse although connected to internet

zati@zati-K42JZ:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password for zati: Err http://archive.ubuntu.com precise Release.gpg Something wicked happened resolving 'archive.ubuntu.com:http' (-5 - No address ...
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Can't connect to archive.canonical.com

This is a problem that has been driving me insane. Whenever I use the terminal to download anything, updates or programs, I can't get past 0% while it says, [Connecting to archive.canonical.com ...
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Network (LAN) stops working randomly - reconnecting helps

I randomly have the problem on my 15.04 that the Internet connection via LAN stops working. This often happens directly after boot, but sometimes also just in the middle of a surfing session without ...
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configure two LAN cards on a local server and access a locally hosted web app on LAN and on internet

I have a ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine running as local server (I have a web app running on it). I have two questions as below. 1] How to configure two LAN cards on the above server ? 2] After ...
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Static IP v.4 LAN Suddenly Lost Connectivity

Suddenly, on June 15, our static IP v.4 wired LAN lost its Internet connectivity. This is a wired LAN, each device with a static IP v.4 address behind a router, and has worked flawlessly for ...
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Wifi runs well with Other router other than Netgear

I have sony vaio laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. My machine connects to netgear router but can't load any data from it. like i can't ping google.com It gives me 100% packet loss. and ...
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how to add ubuntu router's network to a wireless router to expand its network

I have configured an ubuntu server to become a outer with dhcp functionalities and I saw this post on connecting one router to another to expand its network. My ubuntu router is on a vmware and I was ...
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How to execute a custom script when Internet reconnects?

My Internet gets disconnected every now and then. I'd like to run a Bash script every time the Internet reconnects. The script is quite simple: #!/bin/bash mplayer /home/user/sound.mp3 It's placed ...
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Internet connection not working in Ubuntu 15.04

My internet connection is not working in Ubuntu 15.04 I kept the ethernet cable plugged-in during installation. Later when I started Ubuntu and tried to connect to internet using Firefox, I received ...
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Why one wifi network works with ubuntu and another doesn't?

For over half a year, I have been struggling with bad internet connection in my old home with ubuntu 14.04. Often the speed flucuates between 1 Mb/s to 108 Mb/s which results in normal internet ...
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wifi is not working in my ASUS laptop on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with windows 7 on my ASUS laptop, the wireless connection is working in windows but not in ubuntu, only wired connection is working in ubuntu. I have tried so many ...
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creating nested loop within ftp

echo "which stations you want to download (example input, brmu ankr) ? : " read stations echo "which years interval (example input, 2013 2015 or 2010 2010)? :" read year echo "which days of year ...
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Problems with my Wifi

I see the different connections and I can also connect to any of those connections and access internet, but i can do it about 10 minutes at the most, then it appears that I have signal, but internet ...
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DSL problem in ubuntu 15.04

Network is not connecting, I get the error message (1) Creating object for path '/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActivationConnection/4' failed in libnm-glib.
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Problem with Installing ap-hotspot

Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ap-hotspot Output (Error Part for last command): E: Unable to locate package hostpd I'm going ...
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Broadcom B43 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Networking menu at the top said "Wi-fi is disabled by hardware swith". Windows 8.1 wifi switch is not working. lspci -vnn | grep Network ...
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Mobile USB internet connection

As I stated here, my computer seems unable to set an hotspot for wifi connection, so I'm looking for something else in order to connect my smartphone (android) to internet through my computer. For ...
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Make ubuntu server/router part of wifi connections

So I have configured my ubuntu server to be router with dhcp functionalities and I want it to appear on other computers or devices as a choice for a network connection. My ubuntu router is currently ...
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Wifi is not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo B480 laptop on which i am using multiple OS namely windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. When i first open Ubuntu and try to connect to wifi network it get connected but internet is not working, ...
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Can't connect to certain sites ubuntu 14.04

linux noob here. Just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I encountered a big problem. Google, Youtube and Facebook work fine. Everything else doesn't. At all. I'm using the Firefox that came along with the ...
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How can I reliably check which is the last time an Ubuntu machine has been connected to the internet?

How can I reliably check which is the last time an Ubuntu machine has been connected to the internet? In case this is not possible, a way to check the last time an Ubuntu machine has been connected ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 internet connection problems

I just installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my computer and I cannot log onto the Internet. My computer was connected during installation via ethernet. Once Xubuntu 15.04 had installed, I wasn't able to connect ...
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certain sites make ubuntu run very slowly

other sites do not. Everything runs very slowly on certain sites. Is there software I can get that will help my computer not be affected by whatever it is about these sites that messes with the ...
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Lan Messeneger Launch error

Based on this thread I have installed Lan Messenger successfully.But when launching the Lan Messenger.I am getting the following errors.I have attached the screenshot for the error. ...
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Dell Latitude 3550 WiFi seems to break routers (and itself)

This is really strange. I've got a new laptop with preinstalled Ubuntu. It has a dual-band WiFi adapter (5 GHz enabled). Three days ago, when I received the laptop I run it for the first time. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server can't get system updates or new applications/

I am running version 14.04.1 server with an ethernet connection to a ATT Uverse router. When I attempt to get an update, this is the response: john@MackHeath:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password ...
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New Internet Connection in Ubuntu 14.04

My ISP provided me the Ethernet Cable only and no router and configured the new network connection in Windows using username, password and service name (using dialup). How to setup this connection in ...
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How to reset Network Manager to default?

This is what I have in my network menu. I've tried many workarounds from deleting entries to all that. Can you suggest any solutions?
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No internet connection- wired or wireless

Good evening, Ubuntu beginner here with an issue I cannot seem to resolve looking at other threads. I am running 14.04 on my HP Envy. Everything on the computer was working fine less than 24 hours ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi network with la Lenovo y50

I'm trying to connect to my Wi-Fi network at home but for some reason it doesn't let me connect. I can connect on Windows but not on Ubuntu. I run Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo y50 laptop. I also made ...
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updated from 14.04 to 14.10 internet is not working

I tried updating for the second time, worked but can't connect to my network and it can't connect to Ethernet either. When I tried opening a steam game, it have me an error. OpenGL GLX context is ...
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15.04 updates - no internet connection

I have been running Ubuntu 15.04 since it's official release. I have updated on a regular basis. Yesterday (13th June) I tried to install the latest updates on 15.04, initially tried to install and ...
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Slow Internet Connection with 14.04 LTS on Sony Vaio laptop

I am new to Ubuntu and it has made using the Internet a painfully slow experience. The Internet works fast on my other devices fine so I assume there is an issue with the software. I have a Sony Viao. ...
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Xubuntu 14.04.2 boot problem

When I turned on my Asus Eee 1005-HA with Xubuntu 14.04.2 this morning, it apparently booted without fail, but the resolution is suddenly down to 800x600 and no network devices can be detected. The ...
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No wired internet with Virgin media super hub/ubuntu

Today I installed Virgin media superhub.. All my wifi connections are working fine but I can not get a wired connection on my computer which has ubuntu running. I am not sure if I need to change any ...