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

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Facebook only wont load on ubuntu 13.10

Facebook is the only page that wont load properly on my laptop. It just loads the basic text version . No matter what internet connection or browser I use the problem still exists. And even booting a ...
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How to block all traffic except for browsing?

Sorry for the paranoid question but is it possible to block all connections except for Firefox and updates? And if so does someone got a terminal code for it?
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Can't download Chromium browser

I'm trying to download Chromium web browser but I'm getting this error message below, any help?
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Where do I get packages via windows? [duplicate]

I need packages, man. I can't find them. I can find 'source clones'. Are those packages? I'm not connect to the Internet in Linux, so I need to download the packages on my Windows system. Where ...
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Prepaid Manager problem: ussd_initiate failed: Timeout was reached

Prepaid manager could not check the balance due to modem initialization failure and timeout reach. First time I get "Modem error: ussd_initiate failed: Timeout was reached", next I get "Modem ...
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MacbookPro 10.9.1 Installing linux wirless drivers

I've just installed Linux on my Mac 10.9.1 and I have no Internet connection or any Wi-Fi signal. I've installed Linux by creating a partition and I really need help on this. None of the tutorials ...
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Internet connection issue : Vodafone Dongle K3570-Z

I am using ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. I recently reinstalled ubuntu which have kernel version to 3.8.0-35-generic . I am trying to connect through my vodafone dongle K3570-Z but unable to connect ...
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Ubuntu slow download connection

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 and I tried to download Ubuntu restricted extras but the downloading connection is pretty slow compared to the download speed on MS Windows. How to fix ...
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Running multiple Internet connections simultaneously

Does it really matter if I connect two or more Internet connections (from different ISPs or sources) simultaneously? Do all of these speeds add up? or Ubuntu just sticks with one connection and others ...
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Unable to connect to internet with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I wanted to try Ubuntu, but Wubi refused to work with me, so I got a pre-created ubuntu VM, and used VirtualBox to use it. Ubuntu had a great interface, and I liked it, but it refused to connect to ...
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Failed to download package file. Check you internet connection?

I know this has been posted a lot of times, but i still have not found solution to fix this problem. I changed my download server to Main,To USA,and to Serbian ( Place where i live), but still ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not detect Wifi and connect to it

I am a newbie to ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 freshly onto my system and since then have been desperately been trying to get it to detect my wifi and connect to it. I have tried several ...
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How to enable ipv6 support in linux system [duplicate]

I am trying to enable ipv6 support to my linux system. Im trying to modify /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6 this file but system is not allowing to do so.
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Unable to connect to internet on ubuntu 12.04 lts

New to ubuntu, just downloaded ubuntu 12.04 lts on a dell inspiron 1010 laptop. Everything was going well until i realized i couldnt access internet at all. The computer won't detect any wireless ...
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Ethernet connection problem in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

My Ethernet connection can't load any page. I can't update, I can't install software from Ubuntu Software Center. Only Transmission is working. Mobile broadband connection works well too. Whats wrong ...
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Internet connection problems

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is that I cannot connect to the internet with my D-link modem. I've tried using the lsusb command. It shows that my modem has been plugged in, but ...
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how i can protect my internet connection from being spoofed? [closed]

(I'm a new Ubuntu user)is it possible that someone on the same network can cut my Internet connection ? is there anyway to protect it from being "spoofed" ? how can i identify who tried to do that ? ...
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Ubuntu is making the internet slow where Windows PC is doing normal

Just yesterday it was fine, since today Ubuntu PC is completly slow internet tried with friefox/google chrome but same each page download is very slow, but from Windows PC when i try its working both ...
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remove isp-provided dns

My isp provides a dns service; but unfortunately they do block certain sites. I would like to use opendns or google; but it seems like it doesn't work. I have set up a wired connection; given a ...
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VM Player 6.01 on Win 8.1. Ubuntu on VM, internet connect fail

How do I connect to Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VM Player on a Win 8 machine?
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How do I set network speed and duplex during boot?

My problem is that I have ADSL box doing autonegotiation, defaulting to 100Mb. However, my network cable does not seem to operate at that rate. The speed is set to 100Mbps but DHCP fails. I need to be ...
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Connecting to the Internet using Etisalat in Sri Lanka (Prolink PHS300)

I live in Sri Lanka and my ISP is Etisalat Lanka PVT (LTD). I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin) a couple of weeks ago and I still am wondering how to connect to the Internet using my ...
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/ect/hosts file error

I am having some issues while running apt-get from my command line. I looked into some answers in askubuntu and found that we have to edit /etc/hosts file. The only entries present in that were more ...
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Internet issues with Ubuntu in oracle virtual box

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in as a VM in Oracle virtual box. I am able to browse from firefox but trying to connect from command prompt to update is failing. I also tried to change software ...
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Resolve network connection problem at startup

I encounter problems during starting up Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. There is no internet connection (wired network connection is established though) and there is no error message from network manager or ...
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Can't access websites but connected to wifi

Since I've upgraded from 12.10 to 13.10 I cannot access any websites on any browser but I can use the Ubuntu Software Center. I am a complete noob when it comes to ubuntu and any suggestions would be ...
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Using reliance 3g modem with ubuntu 12.04

i have a reliance 3g modem and i use it with windows 7 without any problem i want to use it with Ubuntu to connect to the internet there is reliannetconnect.tar.gz file in the software disc inside a ...
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No internet connectivity in command line ubuntu

i am beginner and I have installed command line ubuntu 12.04 and upgraded it to 12.4.3.Then I installed KVM as I want to install 2 VM's and connect them to physical network.The problem is when I ...
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Restarting services/programs disabled with lm-profiler

I was messing around with lm-profiler and I disabled a couple of things that now have made my laptop not connect to any wireless networks. Does anyone have any pointers on how I can get this fixed?
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Unable to access certain websites on Ubuntu (Facebook, Google, Twitter, etcs)

I have a dual-boot machine. The internet is perfectly fine when I use Windows; I can access all websites normally. However, when I change to Ubuntu, I can no longer access Facebook, Twitter, ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 unable to connect to router (with internet connectivity) via ethernet

I'm running a MSI B85-G43 gaming motherboard, just got Xubuntu 13.10 and the installation went fine except for connectivity to the router. I've plugged in my ethernet cable from my router to the ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to my Bell router!

I am new to Ubuntu and I can't seem to figure out how to connect to the wireless through my Bell Router. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox on a Macbook Pro Retina, and do not have the adapter to ...
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how can i connect to wireless internet in ubuntu through command line captive portal

I dont have my kde or plasma desktop and can only install that by connecting to the network.I have somehow removed the plasma desktop with accident. I am a noob so please help
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit No Internet Connect

Today I decided to try Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via USB on my current Windows 7 machine. I run Ubuntu from USB and select trial. I am unable to connect to the Internet and I'm plugged in using my Ethernet ...
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monitor and permit or disallow internet traffic

I've seen something similar to the following: When a program requests a resource from the internet, I get an alert of the contents of this , and whether to allow or disallow it .. I could see the ...
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Not able to go to any sites after a few minutes

So, on our machine we bought to host our server... We can load pages for a few minutes, however after starting all of our Minecraft servers we cannot load any pages at all (including WGETing files off ...
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Able to connect to college wifi network but not able to access internet

My college has captive portal and I am able to connect to the network but not able to access internet. I have tried everything but nothing works. Here are my details: C.E.T type: 802-11-wireless ...
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Cannot Connect to Internal Network

I just got a System76 Gazelle laptop with Ubuntu 13.10. I can connect to the internet via a wired ethernet. But I CANNOT connect to my wired ethernet internal network. I have a file server (internal ...
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How to force device detection and diagnose issues

I'm using an Acer Aspire V3 571G. It originally had Windows 7 installed but after sustaining some physical trauma it became unable to boot, judging by the scratching sound one of the hard drive's ...
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Network problem Ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu to my old machine p4b533 but it keeps asking for a network password, tries to connect then disconnects. Now if i assigned a static ip it connects with no problems but cant even ping ...
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Wired network is connected & acquires IP address but the internet is not working

So the other day when my network died completely without a warning at first. I thought it may have been the modem or the router (the modem can't handle to many connections as its a a bit dodgy); but ...
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How to connect to wired/wireless internet [duplicate]

my friend recently gave me a linux desktop of his. I'm unsure of the exact specifications, but I believe it uses an Intel wireless card. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It's a Lenovo desktop, and was sold ...
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How do i use a virtual internet connection?

Can I login to my local computer, but use the internet connection of a remote server ? if so, how ? I have never done this before and am trying to experiment with ssh/tunneling protocols like socks ...
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Connected to WiFi but unable to access the Internet

As the title says, I can connect to WiFi network, but however, I cannot access any of the website over internet. I have just installed a fresh Ubuntu distribution on to my MacBook Pro so I am new to ...
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Cannot connect after upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I upgraded to 13.10 and now I have no internet connection. When I do ifconfig, it shows my inet addr: 127.0.0.1. When I do sudo lshw -C network, it shows *-network DISABLED, even though the Enable ...
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Setting-up Beetel BG64 3G USB modem in ubuntu 13.10 [How-To]

I have just bought a Beetel BG64 usb modem. This modem is working fine on Win 7 but not in ubuntu 13.10 (saucy). I have tried a lot, but still not working.I have posted the output of lsusb & ...
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Changing my default internet connection to the USB dongle

I am a newbie to Ubuntu and would like to change my default connection to my USB dongle (mobile broadband) instead of the WiFi interface. Currently I am unable to install applications using the Ubuntu ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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No ability to connect reliance netconnect ac2738 in Ubuntu 12.04.

I tried all solutions given above. I opened the terminal and keyed in sudo apt-get install wvdial Sudo apt-get install gnome-ppp I opened gnome ppp from the terminal and it took me to a page ...
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no internet connection wired/wifi with Ubuntu 13.10

I have the a problem ever since I made an update from 13.04 to 13.10. I can see the wifi networks but connection is not possible. Same with wired network too. I have atheros 9285 adapter in laptop. ...