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

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Not Able to use Reliance Netconnect+ Modem ZTE AC2737

As is Install Ubuntu 12.04 my first Linux and Ubuntu OS ever i followed all the guides and Forums to use my Reliance Netconnect+ which has Modem ZTE AC2737 it does not connect ans shows are now ...
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How do I detect wireless broadband on Ubuntu?

I have ubuntu 11.10, I have moved into a new house with shared Sky Broadband and I would like to know how to detect the wireless automatically as I am not sure I can get all the information required ...
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What is equivalent of windows' hosts file?

I want to redirect some sites to localhost. I can use hosts file which resides in directory C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc in windows. Which is equivalent of this file in Ubuntu?
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Unable to connect to mobile broadband.. But it is detected

Mobile broadband (Tata photon network )is detected and shows in the connections system tray but it does not connect to the Internet.
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How do I reserve bandwidth?

In windows there is a registry entry called Reserve bandwidth. With that system was reserved some bandwidth from my INTERNET connection so that when i am downloading all other connected application ...
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Wired/Wirless Connection not available after Ubuntu 12.04 install on Win7

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a NTFS partition on my Windows 7 machine. After installation Ubuntu will not connect to a network either Wired or Wireless. Windows 7 Networks work fine. Ubuntu recognizes ...
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Internet connection Problem

I want to have a dial-up connection in my pc.I want to have a wiered connection.and i am using Realtek RTL8168D/8111D Family PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC (NDIS 6.20). my windows 7 connection info is ...
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New to ubuntu problem in accessing internet

I recently moved on from windows 7 to Ubuntu 12.04 precise pangolin I love every thing about Ubuntu since it was version 5.04 but now when I installed Ubuntu 12.04 I am unable to access my internet. ...
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Problem with wired internet connecting on MTNL Triband

I am a Ubuntu user from Mumbai, India and subscribe to MTNL's Triband broadband service. I have a dual boot system with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I am getting good internet connectivity ...
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Vista to Ubuntu 12.04, no internet connectivity

I'm new to Linux. This is my first time downloading another operating system to anything. I was pleased when I saw Ubuntu's capabilities and downloaded the .iso at once to try the live CD. When trying ...
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broadcom bcm4318 [airforce one 54g] losing connection

I've done everything in the ubuntu forums and in ask ubuntu and I got it working the wifi. the wifi card is an broadcom bcm4318 [airforce one 54g] on a acer aspire 3630. But the wireless connection ...
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WiFi connected to router, but no internet connection

I just got a new notebook, a ThinkPad Edge E530, and installed Ubuntu on it. I'm pretty new to Ubuntu. On the same laptop, running Windows 7, the Wi-Fi connection works fine. Ethernet connection works ...
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Wireless is connecting but Internet is not working [closed]

In my laptop, its connecting to the wireless device and everything is fine. But, its not connecting to Internet. How can I fix this properly?
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Is network configuration necessary for ethernet?

I am trying to connect my Ubuntu system to the internet using Ethernet cables. Do I need to change any settings from the defaults? Thanks.
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Connecting to a shared internet connection in VirtualBox

I have managed to set up my iPhone as a wireless network adapter within my Windows 7 virtual machine which is running within Ubuntu. Is there a way for Ubuntu to use the shared internet connection ...
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Wired connection not working Ubuntu 12.04

My connection was fine until now, but my wired connection is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 partition and the connection works on Windows but not on ...
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How do I block the entire Internet except a few 'whitelist sites'?

I need some method to block the entire Internet other then a few sites on my 'whitelist'. I am looking for a solution that is not browser specific - so no add-ons/plugin suggestions please. Is there ...
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Really slow wireless internet on 12.04 with HP dv6 6070ca

I was recently running the previous version of Ubuntu through Wine, and everything was working great. I decided to upgrade to pangolin when I saw it came out. After upgrading the internet was very ...
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Century Link ISP only supports Microsoft OSes

I'm trying to set up my computer to run through my roommates ISP, when I initially get online I have to go through his ISP's set-up process, when I get to the end of the process it tells me that it ...
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Connect my mobile phone as modem via bluetooth?

I can't find any way to do this in my Ubuntu 11.10. I can do this using data cable which Automatically connects me to Internet without headache. My mobile model is Micromax Q-5fb.
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2 internet connections on a single PC

If I have a wireless and a usb internet connection on my Ubuntu 12.04 as in: At the moment, Ubuntu seems to only make use of the Wired connection which is the usb connection. Is it possible to get ...
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I can't connect to mobile brodband, but it is detecting

When I connect my Nokia x2 with my Ubuntu 12.04, it detects the connection BSNL GPRS, But i can't connect to the internet. When ever i try to connect, modem get disconnectd..what should i do?
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Internet sharing not working after one hop

I have a broadband ADSL connection to a modem router. I have connected this router 'A' to another wifi-modem router 'B' through a LAN cord. Internet works fine in windows with wifi connection. ...
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How to connect to the internet via command line or graphical utility given I can't click at the top of the screen?

My Ubuntu 12.04 installation has an input problem preventing me from clicking near the top of the screen. That is, there is an unclickable area, circa 60 pixels high and stretching all the way across ...
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python3 can participate to Ubuntu app showdown?

my application works only with python3 and it use QT, can I participate to Ubuntu Application showdown? Right now I don't know how to create the package... Quickly doesn't work with python3
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Why is Ubuntu offline (except torrents) while Windows is online?

I am using a static wired connection. Everything was perfect. But suddenly from few hours back I can't access any website. Dropbox, Ubuntu One also can't connect. Ping request is also unsuccessful, ...
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Cannot connect to Internet on 11.04 using BSNL EVDO Prithvi Card

I cannot connect to Internet using BSNL EVDO Prithvi data card. Went through some websites that offered help, installed wvdial package and tried again, but was unsuccessful. I have Read that, Ubuntu ...
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Network-Manager restart impossible

~$ service network-manager restart stop: Rejected send message, 1 matched rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.77" (uid=1000 pid=10033 comm="stop network-manager ") ...
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Wireless Internet connection sharing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi? Is there a way to connect my desktop PC to my laptop to acess the web? I have wifi and don't have a wireless card, so ...
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No GUI, No internet connection, please help 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu and I tried to install ubuntu server 12.04 on my laptop. now my problem is - I am unable to connect to the internet (I have wifi ONLY connection). ubuntu didn't recognize my ...
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HP hs2340 HSPA+ MobileBroadband on HP mini 210-4160ew mobile internet illness

The hardware is recognized with success. in iwconfig command it is: usb0 The OS is: Ubuntu 12.04 the most up to date from ubuntu site in network manager is an info: mobile connection: not powered on ...
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Why is WPA-encrypted ad-hoc mode disabled in 12.04?

Or, alternatively, how can I check that some WiFi chip supports WPA-encrypted hotspot creation? Is it hardware-dependent? Is anyone able to create WPA-encrypted hotspot? Update: See the discussion at ...
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Ethernet cable isn't being detected in Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 smoothly. but for updation etc when I want to connect with my wired cable internet connection, find that all are same like the previous version and I put all ip address, dns ...
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How to get Mobile Broadband modem (ZTE K3370-Z) work?

I am a die hard Ubuntu user. Few days back I installed 12.04 and purchased a Vodafone modem (ZTE K3770-Z). When I try to make a mobile connection, I am able to connect to the network as indicated by ...
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internet Connection problem in ubuntu 12.04- pppoeconf

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. Previously, I had installed Ubuntu 11.04, which was connected to Internet (DSL) using the following command: sudo pppoeconf After completing the above ...
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Dell inspiron 15 - Hardware key being a pain

I enjoy the fact that instead of a switch on the side, Dell put a key down, but one problem... It stopped working. I don't think this was caused by an update or anything; I accidentally pressed the ...
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How to set-up DSL dialer for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm unable to get my DSL dialer working properly. To set this up in Windows 7 I had to do following: Control Panel ---> Network and Intertnet Network and ...
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How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected to the internet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? How do I get my TRENDnet 150Mbps Micro Wireless N USB Adapter to stay connected? it doesn't ...
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Setting up port forwarding on my router to Ubuntu machine [closed]

I just loaded up a older computer of mine to run a server for a game I'm working on, (it's a template server) and I need to forward ports 3200 and 3201, so that it can be accessed both on my local ...
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How do i find out which program is using internet and how much? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I find out which process is eating up my bandwidth? Sometimes there are unusual Internet activity in my Computer. Modem's lights are always blinking and When I ...
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BCM43225 wireless card has connectivity problems [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get a Broadcom BCM43225 wireless card working? Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual-boot with Windows 7 64 bit. This is the very first time I've ...
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New install 12.04 64bit dual NIC's, both DHCP, no route until one card disabled [closed]

Fresh install on Asus P7T deluxe. Which has twin NIC's onboard. Both cards have cables attached to a switch with IP's from DHCP and a valid route to the internet. Internet connectivity fails until ...
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LAN works but Internet gone after going to static IP

I had a perfectly functioning Ubuntu 12.04 system. I saw a YouTube video from DEFCON where a guy was discussing attacking home routers. In an Internet search of home router security I found a 2011 ...
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Wireless Connection Troubles

I just recently switched from Windows 7 over to Ubuntu 12.04 and have been experiencing some issues connecting to my home's wireless network. The only way I can get it to connect to the network is ...
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Wireless Connected But No Internet Connection (Ubuntu 12.04)

I am using same network for 2 days and everything was normal. However, today even though it shows me as connected to the network, I do not have internet connection. If I use ethernet cable instead of ...
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Internet not working in LAN, Ubuntu 11.10

I have two Ethernet cards. I'm using broadband in one slot and shared network in another. My problem is that in shared network, Internet access is not working. Google products open and work, but ...
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A tinkered PC resets its nameserver (resolv.conf) on each boot

The Ubuntu 11.10 PC resets resolv.conf on each boot, only with a comment remaining. How do I fix this by setting the persistent storage? It was tinkered by somebody else and I (and him!) cant trace ...
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How do I install KDE or XFCE or LXDE to an Ubuntu 12.04 system with no internet connection?

How do you install a desktop environment such as KDE without an Internet connection in Ubuntu / Linux Mint? I want to install KDE 4.8.3 in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS without an Internet connection?
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System freeze after adding noapic acpi=noirq nolapic

I have an issues on which your expert knowledge is required so that I can solve it, here is the scenario: [Problem was] Sticky mouse after installation! To solve this issues I did following ...
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Does creating a SOCKS proxy via ssh hide my activities from my ISP?

I've been using an ssh tunnel for browsing, reading that doing so would encrypt the connection to the internet. However, i have no idea as to what kind of protection that the ssh tunnel really ...