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Ubuntu 12.10 wireless trouble macbook pro

I recently installed ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Pro mid 2012 alongside Mountain Lion using rEFIt boot. I am having trouble connecting to wireless network. When I click the internet icon at the top of ...
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Play a sound file when connecting to the Internet?

Is it possible to play a certain sound file whenever Ubuntu connects to the Internet? The sound should play when Ubuntu begings to try to connect after starting up the PC, after manually ...
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Internet does not work well on Ubuntu but does so on Windows

I have a dual boot system with Windows7 and Ubuntu 12.04 with wired internet connection. It is configured to automatic DHCP. The internet works perfectly well on Windows. But on Ubuntu, the ...
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Cannot open websites while e.g. skype works fine 12.04

In Ubuntu 12.04 I cannot open any websites while e.g. skype works fine or teamviewer and the wired connection is fine since with Windows everything works perfectly :(. I tried to reset Firefox or to ...
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How to get a Netgear N300 Adapter to work with Ubuntu 12.10 32-bit

No other tutorials I can find are for Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason or another I can't do any of them. lsusb brings up a list with what I want to find, but I don't know what to do from there. I ...
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Internet timeout or not loading webpages completely, however works in Windows

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 64bit at the moment, however, I have been experiencing the problem since about 11.04. (Tried 32 and 64bit versions) My problem is that when browsing the internet, pages ...
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Why did I loose my internet connection after installing a VPN client?

I installed the VPN client to connect to my company's network, the Cisco AnyConnect SSL VPN client. Everything went fine, I was able to install it correctly, connect to the server, was prompted for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 causing modem to crash

I've noticed that when my Ubuntu PC is running my internet connection drops periodically. The router seems to be ok, but I notice that my modem drops its connection and takes about a minute to ...
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Why has my wired internet connection become intermittent?

I have my laptop plugged in with an ethernet cable at work. It gives me internet. Two weeks ago it started becoming intermittent. At apparently random intervals I cannot load any more web pages. ...
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What is colord-sane and why does it show up on lsof internet watch?

My friend is using 12.10 and noticed how the command "colord-sane" shows up on lsof every time he plugs in or unplugs a usb-stick. I tried the same thing on 12.04 (what I use) and colord-sane does not ...
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How to determine whether a process is actively using internet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I capture network traffic of a single process? I want to write a script which start/resume downloading big file using a download manager say wget only if the ...
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Unable to connect USB modem

I want to configure my DLink USB modem to Ubuntu 12.10, it does not detect it.
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit will not connect to wired network

This is a brand new 64-bit PC, built around a Gigabyte Z777-D3H Motherboard and an i7 processor. It has 2x1Tb SATA drives, one loaded with Windows 8 and the other with Ubuntu 12.04. The wired network ...
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Network Card Atheros problem Ubuntu 12.10

I installed ubuntu 12.10 and my wireless card seem to have a lower performance compared to linux mint (any edition) - I mean it worked fine there. For example it cannot connect to a router placed in a ...
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Software to _easily_ create Hotspot

At this link there is a tricky and not always working solution to activate a wifi-hotspot using wifi. Does someone know any program (like Connectify for Windows) that does this? I understand this ...
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Unable to mount O2 HiLink Huawei E3131 Ubunutu 12.10

When trying to connect to the internet with an Hilink Huawei E3131 I get Unable to mount O2 HiLink Error mounting /dev/sr0 at /media/gman/O2 HiLink: Command-line `mount -t "iso9660" -o "uhelper=...
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failed to update - internet connection error

i am using ubuntu 12.04 lts. i m trying to update but i get an error Failed to download repository information Check your Internet connection. My internet connection is fine. when i see ...
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Postfix working with home network but not with USB 3G dongle

Does postfix with php's mail command get configured during installation based on the network connection? I am asking this because I installed it when I was connected to my home network. and I can ...
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How do I get the same Wi-Fi speed under Ubuntu as under Windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 12.10 x64 - RTL8188CE - Intermittent/Slow Internet Connection I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 and Windows 8 on my laptop. In Windows, using wireless connection, average speed and ...
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How does Ubuntu know it is connected to the Internet?

How does Ubuntu know whether I am connected to the Internet or not? It seems to know because of the notifications it shows when I connect or disconnect (or is that the network manager not the OS?) ...
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The 3G USB modem can connect sometimes, sometimes not

PROBLEM: The netbook can sometimes, sometimes not, connect to the internet mobile broadband 3G (or 2G GSM) via USB 3G modem. For it to connect to mobile broadband (when it can) I have, after ...
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Ndiswrapper problems

I just got a fresh install of 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 and I had no internet. I got ndiswrapper (just ndiswrapper, not utils or anything), I downloaded the drivers for my adapter (050d:6050) from the ...
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wired connection 1 connection established" but still there is no internet

This is the glorious day, i stated using Ubuntu with 12.10. I am using connection for internet. when connected wire in my laptop. It saying "wired connection 1 connection established" but still there ...
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How to connect internet across a static IP network?

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 but without internet at home. The reason I think is I have changed my network connections recently to static IP from DHCP because gnuradio needs static IP for accessing external ...
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How to search for wireless networks?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I tried with this sudo iwlist eth0 scan but this doesn't seem to work :(..It says "interface dosn't support scanning" What to do? Please help.. I can't access Internet on ...
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Configure a network card on public IP and Wifi usb dongle on LAN

I have an Ubuntu Server running on 12.04.1 LTS with the GUI installed too. My server has an internal gigabit ethernet card which is configured to serve a web app on a Public IP. At this point I did ...
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My Internet connection keeps failing

Hello. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit. While I am just browsing the Internet, network connectivity is fine. However, when I watch a movie or download something the Internet connection fails. ...
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How to install USB modem for wireless Internet on Ubuntu 12.04

I need to install the MF195E USB modem supplied by the European ISP "Orange" on a Ubuntu 12.04 machine. Currently the system does not seem to respond at all when inserting the USB modem. Any help ...
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Cannot connect using smartbro in ubuntu 12.10

I have just installed ubuntu 12.10 and in order to access the internet, I used my Smart Bro - Model MF180(Plug and Play USB Stick) but I can't connect to the internet. Are there some modifications or ...
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How do I prioritize internet traffic in my local network for individual PCs?

Got three pcs (two linux, one windows) on my wireless home network. Is there any way to 'prioritise' internet usage/traffic for these machines e.g. Make pc 1 always have higher priority on internet ...
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How to Connect internet using Huawei EC1261 (TATA photon+) on Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to configure TATA Photon+ EC1261 HUAWEI I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit) on Dell inspiron 7520 laptop having Intel i7 3rd generation processor. I am trying to ...
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Wireless Access Point with login/landing page

I´m investigating how to setup a Wireless Access Point in a Linux (Ubuntu, in my case) PC where is mandatory to login/register using a backend module that I have developed. I know that exist some ...
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configuring internet in ubuntu12.10 Lenovo G580

I have bought Lenovo G580 and wanted to install ubuntu 12.10, I am very fresher to use it. I have installed it using windows installer. but Internet was not detecting... Please suggest what to be done ...
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What are these unknown unauthorised network connections?

As soon as i start the computer it connects to a lot of different connections over internet, even when I haven't opened the browser. The screenshot from etherape is attached for better understanding ...
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How do I share the internet connection of my PC with my Android/Cyanogenmod phone? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Create a wifi hotspot using my desktop I'd like to use my laptop's internet connection with my mobile. I've googled a lot and among other things followed this procedure. ...
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Can Ubuntu use multiple devices for downloading?

Let me give an example: I have one laptop, it is connected to 3 different networks all with access to internet. One device uses eth0, another uses wlan0 and a third one uses wlan1. Does Ubuntu knows ...
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What are these programs and why are they connecting to the Internet at startup? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I have permanent connections to Canonical servers, what are they for? I am new to Linux and Ubuntu and when I issued the following command at a terminal window: sudo ...
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How do I find out which programs connect to the internet at startup?

My installed OS is Ubuntu 12.10, 64 bit, English, kernel version 3.5.0.21 Which commands must I issue at the terminal window to find out the names of programs that connect to the internet immediately ...
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Do I need an Ubuntu compatible router?

Im' thinking about formatting my HD and reinstalling with Ubuntu instead. However I'm concerned about losing internet access. I currently use XP and connect to the net via a router which I can access ...
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why internet disconnects so often?

I use docomo 2G in a modem to browse. when I am surfing, the internet suddenly disconnects("this may due to the network"). but when i try to reconnect, it is not connecting I have to unplug my ...
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wireless problem with auto connecting and a hack I use

I purchased a new computer at the beginning of 2012. An Asus U56E and it is very nice. The only problem I have had with it is connecting to the internet. No matter what distro I have tried it won't ...
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How to install BSNL evdo U500 data card in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Install BSNL evdo card in Ubuntu 12.10 I am having a BSNL EVDO Rev A USB Data Card Model No.:T-U500 and want to install it in my Ubuntu which has no internet connection. ...
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How to connect to internet using Reliance NetConnect data card?

I have a Reliance NetConnect Data card. I have plugged the datacard to my PC but it doesn't autorun or asks for installation as it does on Windows. Without it being installed I cannot connect to the ...
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Slow Internet on Ubuntu 12.10

I've recently migrated from a windows 7 PC to Ubuntu 12.10 64Bit. Ubuntu Experience Level: NewBee. Recommended/Restricted updates installed. I've added an NVIDIA Binary Driver for my Display. The ...
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Problem with internet-connected ubuntu apps (Software Center, Nuvola Player, Lightread, Ubuntu Tweak) in 12.10 quantal quetzal)

There seems to be something broken with the Ubuntu Software Center (or at least my install of it), and what ever it is also effects some other internet-connected native ubuntu apps (Ubuntu Tweak, ...
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Install BSNL evdo card in Ubuntu 12.10

I want to install BSNL EVDO Rev A USB Data Card Model No.:T-U500 on my laptop which is double booted with both ubuntu and windows 7. BSNL evdo works well on windows 7 and I tried to install it on ...
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Install .deb files without any Internet

I want to install ndiskgtk and whenever I click the .deb file, it gets me through the Software Center. I don't have any Internet so I can't install it. Will this method above work? I am 13 years old, ...
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How do I download and install packages without an internet connection?

I need to install some packages to add a NIC driver to my kernel. Because I don't have it yet, it's not possible for me to do this from my system. What is the best way to solve my problem?
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Internet (wifi and ethernet) in 12.04 after some time just stops working

So I have 12.04 on a HP Pavilion g series laptop. 12.04 works fine on my computer. Then several weeks ago, my laptop would no longer connect to the internet. My tablet connects fine. I booted ...