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

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Networking Issues [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my PC. Hoe can I connect to wifi?
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Ptcl EVO not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I live in Islamabad, Pakistan and when I am outdoor, I use Ptcl EVO with my windows 7 and it works fine, but now when I used it with Ubuntu 14.04, it worked fine initially but after sometime it ...
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how to make wired network internet connection work?

i am new using ubuntu (14.04 LTS), i have been using it for a week as my laptop main OS(toshiba satellite), and i am having trouble with web browsing and internet connection in general, i have an ...
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sharing a PC's internet connection to connect HTC One M8 device to the internet

I've HTC One M8 and in the settings there is an option called:"share a computer's network connection with this phone" any one who use HTC One M8 can reach it by going to: Settings WIRELESS ...
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Internet connections dropping after several minutes in Ubuntu 14.10

Somehow my internet connections keep dropping out after several minutes (around 30-1.5 hours, at maximum). Sometimes it will back normal it self, after several hours but mostly I need to restart the ...
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Share internet over ethernet

I have two wired connection which first have internet via static ipv4 and gateway and second connect to another network.however I want to share internet from first connection over second connection ...
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Unstable WiFi connection Ubuntu 14.04 - Lenovo G40-70 rtl8723be

This is annoying, my internet connection drops after a few minutes and I have to restart my Lenovo G40-70 because restarting the network manager doesn't work.I also tried the solutions from related ...
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multiple network managers

For whatever reason i've been having a lot of issues with my wifi it randomly drops then picks back up. Sometimes it says "device not ready" when I do have internet. Does this mean i have multiple ...
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Trying to access Owncloud on Ubuntu and VMPlayer

I have owncloud 8 installed through VMplayer on a PC running Ubuntu 14. The IP address of the VMplayer on the LAN is 100.125.0.200. Owncloud can be accessed through the LAN via ...
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How to download the update and the application from the Ubuntu Software Center with the Ethernet connection? [duplicate]

I need help, because I switched from Windows to Ubuntu, I have a bit of trouble downloading the app from the software center and I can not miss to download updates, the problem is that my desktop ...
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How to download the update and the application from the Ubuntu Software Center with an Ethernet connection?

I need help, because I switched from Windows to Ubuntu, I have a bit of trouble downloading the app from the software center and I can not miss to download updates, the problem is that my desktop ...
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How can I view internet/network usage for a single session?

I would like to view the internet usage for a single session, for example I connect to the WiFi at my local library which has a 200MB limit. Is it possible to connect and start tracking the data use - ...
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Problem with installed package. Does not detect the data card

I recently downloaded huawei ec 150 dongle software. Successfully installed the software in my pc.. however it does not detect my dongle.. The out put of lsusb is: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 ...
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I can't create ssh chain tunnel

I have two remote Ubuntu servers - vps1 and vps2. I want to create ssh tunnel for Firefox, that runs on my PC, to connect first to vps1 and then from vps1 to vps2. This doesn't have to be implemented ...
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My ubuntu sony laptop connects to wifi but can't load any data

New Problem I am now able to access the internet but, when I connect to netgear router NO data is recieved and I can't also ping my router.This does not happen with any other router like DLINK or my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Internet gets constantly interrupted since one week ago

Since one week ago, my internet connection suffers constantly interruptions. It works, it goes away, it works, it goes away. I have Ubuntu 15.04 and until now it had everything worked fine. Any idea? ...
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Need help setting up WiFi on HP laptop - Ubuntu 14.04 is the OS

I am completely new to Ubuntu Mate. I purchased a larger hard drive for my old HP laptop and installed 14.04 LTS as the only operating system. The good news: it works great, with a wired ...
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Internet gives out every so often

I'm relatively new to Linux/ubuntu, so I think I'll need some help with this one. Every so often, the internet on my 14.04 ubuntu desktop decides to stop working for about one minute. I will admit ...
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XBMC cannot connect to Internet via LAN

I have Xtreama with XBMC Ubuntu 12.10 XBMCbuntu XBMC 12.2 Git:32b1a5e, May 2 2013. It is LAN Wired to Netgear DGN2200v4 Modem Router via a Switch. Other Devices (TV and PVR) on this Switch have ...
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How can I export all my VPN PPTP connections to known Ubuntu machines?

I have a lot of VPN connections and wonder how can I ease the process of exporting or entering them all at once (about 50) to any of my Ubuntu machines. There should be an application for ...
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wired network not detected on Ubutu14.04 LTS

Internet was working fine when I use Ubuntu without installing. But when I installed Ubuntu internet was not working, and even network drivers both wired and wireless are not working and not even ...
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XPS 13 with infinity display internet troubles

I have a new XPS 13 with infinity display,and with a Broadcom network controller: BCM4352 802.11ac. The Ubuntu version I'm running right now is 14.04. It's a beautiful machine, but I keep having wi-fi ...
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Unable to connect to internet in Ubuntu 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 but after upgrading I am not able to connect to internet. I want to tell you that I am trying to connect to internet through DSL cable. The error message it is ...
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Not able to use internet despite being connected - 14.04

My computer has ubuntu 14.04 and appears to be connecting to the internet. When I use firefox and try to connect to a site I get the message "Server not found." The strange thing is that I'm able to ...
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Sharing wired internet connection via router

I'm trying to set up a desktop which is running Ubuntu 14.04 to share existing ethernet connection to a router. The existing ethernet connection is an onboard connection and the output ethernet will ...
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Ubuntu using wrong NIC for internet connection

I have a machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It is not permanently connected to a screen, and not within cable range of my router. It uses a wireless connection for internet, and until recently, also ...
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Wifi interference between phone and desktop

Since I'm using Ubuntu I'm having problems with the wifi. It connects correctly, and I can use internet for some time, but suddenly the internet stops working. It says that it's connected, the icon ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connecting to modem but no internet. Any help?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 parallel to windows 7. Windows op system has no problems connecting to internet but on Ubuntu I am able to connect to the modem and yet when I try to access any webpages it says I ...
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Wifi connections

Okay, so I'm a newbie in this Ubuntu world. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, but I am unable to find any wireless connections. I have installed "W.I.F.I radar" and rooted it, (excuse me if my ...
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ethernet shows connection but cant connect to internet [closed]

My system: ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot with WIN 8 motherboard: msi z97s I followed these instructions: How to setup a wired network in the IPv4 network settings? ...
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14.04 Wi-Fi is not working with Intel centrino 2200

I have a centrino 2200 Wi-Fi card http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/wireless-products/centrino-wireless-n-2200-desktop.html running Ubuntu 14.04 trusty. It connects to the network, but then I ...
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wifi connected and after some time no internet access ubuntu 15.04

my wifi shows connected and works fine for a while but after some time i am not able access internet but the wifi remains connected in ubuntu 15.04 . i have HP Pavilion 15-p045TX with BCM43142 ...
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Wifi conneceted but no internet and it Disconnects Ubuntu 14.04.1

I'm using : Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS X64 bit on Lenovo Y50-70 Wifi have been crazy on Ubuntu I'm connected to my home wifi network with security : WPA2 PSK after booting my laptop and connecting , I've a ...
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Micromax MMX 355g USB 3G Dongle

I am new to ubuntu . I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Please help me I am unable to connect to the internet using my Micromax mmx 355g 3g modem. In windows it was very easy as modem was auto detected by it. ...
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WiFi Only works for short time

I have dell Inspiron 15N Notebook, and installed Ubuntu 15.04 with gnome. My WiFi is properly detected and connected at the beginning and it works fine, but after 4-5 minutes the internet connection ...
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Some pages not loading with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Firefox

When I use a search engine, or type an address into the address bar about half of the time I get the fail page, "Unable to connect..." If I click a link from a search page, same thing. If I try to ...
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Reconnecting interface from nmcli

I'm writing application in which I have to disable all network interfaces. Because nmcli nm enable false is only temporary (and autoconnects after some time), I use nmcli dev disconnect iface ...
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Internet trouble with Ubuntu Desktop

Ever since I installed ubuntu on my desktop computer and using a WiFi Adapter, it keeps disconnecting, it says its connected, it happens randomly, I say about 30 minutes maybe to an hour it does it or ...
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Bluetooth from commandline? [duplicate]

I've been trying to pair up my bluetooth keyboard with my computer after reinstalling from a standard ubuntu 12.04 to a minimal install. In the minimal install I have no gui, so I've been trying to ...
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How to log speed test results with wget? Or other solutions to check ISP performance

I'm trying to set up a script I can schedule to run hourly or so that appends something like [timestamp] [speed] (and ideally [variance]) to a log file that I can turn into pretty graphs. The command ...
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wifi problem after connecting to wired connection in kubuntu 15.04

A few days ago I installed Kubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. in first day I had no problem using WiFi at home but in my office I have no WiFi and I have to use a wired Ethernet cable to connect to the ...
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Installation of usb internet device in Ubuntu

I like to know how the inernet (USB) device connect to ubuntu. I have netsetter which have the driver software for ubuntu.
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Connect netbook to mobile internet via sim

I have a HP mini 210 running ubuntu. My netbook has a sim slot and thus I want to connect it to mobile internet. How can I do so?
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Xubuntu wifi connection freezing

I just installed Xubuntu 14.04 along side Windows 7 Pro. I don't have any problem connecting to the wireless network. But after a while even though it shows that wifi is connected, I cannot access the ...
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Internet slowness upon upgrading to 15.04

Strangest problem upon upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04—The internet will work fine for a few seconds and then get extremely, noticably slow. Then it will come back after two minutes or so for a few seconds ...
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Cannot connect to Internet unless I disable then enable interface (since upgrade to 15.04)

My computer has two network cards: - eth0 has a static IP address and connects to the LAN. It is not managed by NetworkManager. - eth1 has a dynamic address and connects to my cable modem. The ...
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Nokia X6 Unable to connect as modem via bluetooth on Ubuntu 15.04

I'm using Nokia X6. With the older versions of Ubuntu, I was able to connect to internet via Bluetooth. But now on 15.04 I'm unable to do the same. With data cable it get's connected. Someone please ...
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15.04 Problem: No Nvidia, No Mouse, No Connection

I have upgraded 14.04 to 15.05. After booting, it only opens after I enter as recovery mode and then internet does now work neither my mouse.
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How do I setup a tunnel piercing scenario on my Ubuntu client to access the internet through my own server including port knocking on it?

Google isn't my friend with this long term issue which is up to date for my upcoming holidays again. It would be great if you could provide a road warrior setup for DNS as well as IP tunneling as a ...
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Wifi not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

Here's what rkfill list returns 0: ideapad_wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: ideapad_bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no ...