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

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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. ...
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I can not connect to my internet

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today, but I can't connect to the internet. I got a router, next to it another one to give the wireless signal, AND I had a wireless dongle to receive the signal to my other ...
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wired connection doesn't work

I just installed ubuntu but I can't connect to internet. I tried the automatic dhcp (which it has always worked to me), I tried the manual and the wireless but nothing is working. I have dual bot ...
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How to configure Specify Ip Address on Network Connection Sharing?

Is possible to configure specify ip address for Internet Connection Sharing ? I have configure before for Internet Connection sharing using network Manager on UBuntu 12.04. All of pc which i connected ...
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How to connect Nokia n79 to internet using usb cable?

As Instructed by you I have created New thread and here's the doubt I am using nokia n79 phone. Data Plan is 2GB and speed is 2g. I can see in Connection Manager That One Access point name:- MODEM ...
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Internet connection problem after closing and reopening laptop

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. Frequently, after I close and re-open my laptop, I am unable to connect to the internet. No networks are even listed, wifi or lan, even when I have the ethernet ...
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Used iptables to disable internet and now I need to undo it

I used iptables to disable access to the internet on one of my user accounts by following this thread. Since I was only doing it for testing I didn't want it to be permanent. Further web searching ...
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Unable connect to internet using WiFi on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 12 on to my Dell PC running Windows 7. And the WiFi doesn't seem to work. Can anyone tell me if I need to install anything such as drivers... etc. F.Y.I; I do not have CD's to ...
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Why won't Ubuntu stay connected to the internet?

Ubuntu connects for a few seconds, sometime minutes, then it disconnects and does that over and over. What could be wrong? Keep in mind I hardly know anything about the OS.
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Ethernet Network Disconnecting - Atheros AR8152

I'm new to Ubuntu and i just brows the web and edit photo's. I'm running a Ubuntu server for 1 year now and i love it. But now when I'm just doing something the WiFi icon look like it searching and ...
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High CPU usage in any browser

For about the last week, browsing the web from Chrome beta, Chrome stable, or firefox causes unusually high cpu usage. It Idles OK, but spikes a fair amount, but loading any page, with or without ...
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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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Problem with ethernet (alx). Where to start?

I'm experiencing problem with my internet connection. I have a ASUS N56V, and following this link, I've installed alx driver. I'm using ethernet connection almost every days during the last year. ...
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unbuntu 12.04 suddenly having trouble connecting to internet wireless or wired

I am not tech savvy, so please give me explicit instructions if you have a solution. This problem has gotten progressively worse. Here goes: I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 with a D-Link wireless ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Connect to the School's Wired Network

My computer is connected to the school's network via an Ethernet cable, but ubuntu won't recognize the network. It will scan the network for about 30 seconds and then a small error window pops up ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet on Ubuntu 12.04

My new dell xps 13 haswell developer edition ( with ubuntu 12.04) began to have problems with the wifi. Everything worked just fine till yesyerday when I connected my computer to wifi at work (it ...
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Problem connecting to internet with broadband using username &password in ubuntu 12.04

I am able to connect to internet with BSNL broadband with "username & password" option. (Netowrk connection->DSL) But the problem is 'show password' option fails the very purpose of using ...
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(Ubuntu Server 12.04) Ethernet not working after switching to another port

I recently just made a new ubuntu server and want to copy my stuff from the old server to the new one. I connected the new server to the old ethernet cable (on the same port as old one) and gave the ...
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Installing Tata Photon Plus Dialer-Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu-13.10. I bought a new Tata Photon Plus Prepaid connection (EC-156 Modem). I installed the dialer in my Windows Desktop Pc and it went fine. I tried to install the dialer software in ...