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

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How to set routes for my vpn connection

In my previous question I was asking about setting up vpnc connection. I've installed network-manager-vpnc so now I can configure all this stuff right from network manager gui. I have got this pretty ...
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Internet becomes unavailible after connecting through vpn

I am connecting to vpnc which breaks my internet connection. I understand, that this is because all my traffic is forwarding to vpnc now, so the problem is about routing. So, how can I manage my ...
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Setting up a pppoe connection in Ubuntu?

I have a new broadband connection and i want to connect it using ubuntu. I have a user name and a password, nothing more. I want to know how to connect to such network, how to create the connection? ...
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Configure internet connection across ubuntu server

I've been looking for an answer for my problem but I've found some things that I couldn't understand. I have a network with some machines running Windows and Ubuntu Desktop. I also have one server ...
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Why, when on Kubuntu I lose internet connection, am I unable to reconnect?

Using Kubuntu 11.10. Sony Vaio computer. Network controller: Intel Corporation WiFi Link 5100. If I connect to a wireless network, and the signal drops, then I am unable to connect to any network ...
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Very slow 3G internet connection on Ubuntu 11.10

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on Dell laptop. I connected a phone with 3G connection to the laptop using bluetooth for internet. The net is very slow...How can I fix this?? It was pretty fast on windows
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How do I get an Xstream mobile phone working as a modem?

I bought a CDMA mobile phone that can use as modem, this http://smartfren.com/xstream/ and i wanna try it on my ubuntu plug usb , and run "lsusb" callmegus@Presario-CQ43-304AU:~$ lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Program Installer Not Detecting Internet

Hello I am trying to install a program through the Ubuntu Software Center. Every time I click install I get a Message stating "failed to download package files, check your Internet connection". I ...
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How do I ensure all of the ports on my machine are open or reachable? [closed]

I was testing port connectivity on my machine because WoW (which uses TCP ports 3724, 6112, and 6881-6999) couldn't connect to the Internet. So I downloaded PFPortChecker application and ran it using ...
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I just got the Lenovo thinkpad Tablet and it won't connect to the internet

My internet is password protected, and so whenever I enter the password it says "Obtaining IP address" so after doing this for a while it says "Disabled, Secured with WEP" or something like that. Then ...
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How do I bridge my wireless to my wired connection?

I want to bridge the wireless connection with the wired connection. The wireless is the host and the wired is the client, so to speak. Internet sharing (inet <--> wifi <--> ethernet) ...
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unable to browse internet web pages while downloading/updating packages/softwares [closed]

I am, new to ubuntu and need some help.I've ubuntu 11.10 installed and enjoying its swift features.But,when the system is downloading some software (from web links) or software updates (update ...
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Problem sharing laptop Internet connection

I have tried to share my laptop Internet conection to a PC by configuring the Eth0 connection of my laptop with "Share with others" selected. The Eth0 connection of the PC is DHCP Automatic. It keeps ...
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Download from software center fails [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix 'Check your Internet connection' error in software center? what should i do? in ubuntu 11.10 when im trying to dl something from USC it says check ...
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What did I do to make Ubuntu fail to attempt to connect to one specific IP address?

I have a very weird problem. I am running 11.10 on one of my computers which has the primary purpose of running XBMC. This computer cannot connect to mirrors.xbmc.org, which has addons, updates, etc. ...
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Using two ethernet connections (Internet enabled) simultaneously

I have searched and read over the Internet and also on askubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and my question or the thing that I want to achieve is efficient use of both the connections and thus ...
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How to share my WiFi Internet via WiFi? [duplicate]

I am connecting to a WiFi network through my laptop in Ubuntu. Now I need to share my Internet connection with my wife's netbook because her netbook is not able to connect to that WiFi network ...
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No internet access when I'm connect to my company's VPN

I googled my problem and I've read some questions in Ask Ubuntu, but I didn't solve my problem. I connect to a PPTP VPN server and it works well, but when I'm connected to that VPN I don't have ...
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Shape incoming traffic using tc (and IFB?) on a NAT ed interface [closed]

I have an Ubuntu machine acting as a router/Stateful Firewall/NAT for my internet connection. It has a couple of ethernet ports and a wireless network for my home network (eth5, eth7, eth10 and ...
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Banshee never connects to a radio stream on the first try

I have 17 different radio streams. I'd like to be able to use the alarm extension so I could wake up to one of them playing. However, I can't do this because Banshee (2.2 daily build) never, and I do ...
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Picasa would not log into my account

I have installed Wine on 11.10, but for some reason Picasa does not detect the internet connection, which exist system wide, except for Picasa Any suggestions? Hi, I have reinstalled picasa 3.0 for ...
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Slow wired internet connection on Realtek RTL8168-8111 (Rev 6)

I keep on seeing issues people are having with their wireless. I am having an issue with being wired into my router. I installed Ubuntu 11.10 the other day, on my custom PC. The motherboard I have ...
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How to connect to a wireless router [closed]

I upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10 and used a wired connection to do this. Now I cant connect to my wireless router. How do I set this up?
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How do I configure a cable net?

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 at home, I have cable net INTERNET connection. In windows I am able to connect by dial-up connection. How do I configure it in Ubuntu 11.10? Log file attached below ...
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Cannot Install Google Chrome

I am having trouble installing Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 11.10 system. After downloading it from http://www.google.com/chrome I am trying to open it with a double click. Software Center pops up, I ...
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Unuseable slow internet connection

Yesterday i installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my desktop computer, and the wireless connection is so slow that it takes 3 minutes to load google.com. With my Ubuntu netbook also running 11.10 i do not have ...
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Ubuntu 11.04 and slow internet experience

I am running ubuntu 11.04 on my desktop with wired Internet connection and I am experiencing slow internet connection while the same connection works good for windows machine so it is fix that there ...
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how to increase internet speed? big problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are common causes for greatly decreased internet speeds? i need help because when I'm downloading with ubuntu 11.10 by firefox or uget max speed is 8kb while by ...
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How to access blocked site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to access Facebook and other forbidden websites in China? In China facebook,youtube,twitter and some more sites are blocked ..so how can we access this sites ? I ...
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Wired Network “device not managed” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: network manager says “wired device not managed” I have been having serious problems connecting Ubuntu 11.04 to the internet. I have three computer in my ...
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How to share internet access between Ubuntu and Windows guests OS in VirtualBox?

Using VirtualBox. There's two Virtual Machines, Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7. On Ubuntu: There's two ethernet interfaces. Bridge interface (eth0) who can access the internet. ping www.google.com ...
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How do I connect to a PEAP encrypted wifi connection?

I need to connect to my school's wifi with Ubuntu but it is encrypted with PEAP and my current network manager doesn't support PEAP. What do I need to do?
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Can't browse the internet although I can ping www.google.com

I have a PC running Ubuntu 11.04 with 2 nics. eth0 is internet and eth1 in Internal Lan. eth0 is connected to the internet talks and receives the correct DHCP addresses from ISP. I can from this ...
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How to make one program use a specific network card?

At work they have disabled the use of P2P networks such as bittorrent. (Causes too many open connections according to the admins.) Is there a way to let all programs, except Transmission use eth0 and ...
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How do the ifconfig settings work?

I have $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:1f:d0:99:ea:a9 inet addr:192.168.1.130 Bcast:192.168.1.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: ...
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Internet Dropping out on Toshiba Qosmio x505

I'm helping a friend with installing Ubuntu on his Toshiba Qosmio x505 64-bit laptop (natively runs Windows 7 64-bit). He has Comcast cable internet, the same service and routed as we do. We use ...
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unable to connect to broadband connection with two LAN card

I have installed Ubuntu on my system, which has two LAN card. One of the LAN card is not working. But the other do work. I have tried configuring the internet connection but failed.
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How can I share my internet connection? [duplicate]

I am trying to share my internet (LAN) connection using an ad-hoc WiFi network, but my iPod cannot see it. I have "Method: shared to other computers" set up in IPv4 in the eth0 window and "Method: ...
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Not connecting to Internet [closed]

So I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, and well it's not detecting any wireless connections, and what's even worse is that it won't connect to the internet via Ethernet cable. When I plug in the ...
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How do I configure my broadband connection?

I have broadband connection,in windows it is working properly.In ubuntu 9.10 it is not working,So suggest me possible solution..
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ethernet disconnected, shows up in ifconfig

I am running 11.04, no remix. After installation, I could use wireless networks, but not ethernet. When I click on the connections menu item, it says Wired Network disconnected How do I fix this? ...
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No internet connection even if it reports auto ethernet connection established

My internet connection on my ubuntu laptop was just working yesterday. I don't recalling doing anything drastic that could affect networking settings. However, I am now unable to connect to the ...
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Internet pass-through to Android phone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to share my computer's internet connection with my Android 2.2.1 through usb? Is there any way to use the "Internet pass-through" feature on Ubuntu? ...
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How to set nic priority? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: To allocate data usage efficiently with two internet connections I have a wifi dongle as well as a very slow POE wired connection going to my Ubuntu box. I want the Wifi ...
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wifi not working when on battery

My wifi gets disabled when my netbook is not connected to a power source. Or more specific wifi is active but I can't browse the net when disabled. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 on my asus eee pc. I have ...
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How do I get a Tata Docomo USB modem working? [closed]

I have a USB Tata Docomo (USB Modem to connect internet) lsusb shows Bus 002 Device 003: ID 05c6:9000 Qualcomm, Inc. Let me know how can my USB mode it work in Ubuntu 10.04 64 bit. As per this ...
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How to redirect a URL to a custom IP address?

I have an Ubuntu machine that I'm using as my home Internet router. It uses a USB mobile broadband modem as its Internet connection, and shares this with another router (via the router's "Internet" ...
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DNS server not responding

From time to times I have to reboot my Ubuntu 11.04 remote desktop. Once it up and I run Cromium browser with many tabs (20 for example) dns server doesn't respond anymore. At beginning I suspected my ...
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sharing internet between network interfaces

I have a laptop with lubuntu 11 with two network interfaces, wireless and wired. Wireless interface connects to the router with DHCP and provides access to the internet. The wired interface has a ...
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How can I limit the number of open AF_INET sockets?

Is there a way to limit the number of concurretly open AF_INET sockets (only)? If so, how do I do it, and how will the networking behave if I'm above the limit? For background: My cheap commodity ...