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

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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 ...
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No network connection on an HP ProBook 4530s

I own a HP probook 4530s. I installed ubuntu 12.04 along side my windows 7 professional OS. While in window 7 everything works properly in terms of wire and wireless connection. On Ubuntu 12.04 ...
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WiFi is painfully slow, sometimes stops altogether

Lately my WiFi connection has been quite slow, and sometimes I lose my internet connection altogether (but the computer does not actually disconnect from the WiFi network). This only affects my laptop ...
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Suddenly cannot browse certain website

I'm running on Ubuntu 12.04. I can ping, dig and resolve any website/hostname. But If I try to browse a particular website Google Chrome (and lynx, and firefox, and opera too) runs on timeout. I ...
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Web site takes long load time to load after upgrade to 12.10

After I upgraded to Ubuntu 12.10,my browsers take long time (more than 15 sec.) for opening web sites or some times they don't open completely. But when site is opened once, the second time I open it ...
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Wi-Fi not working only on Ubuntu computer?

The Wi-Fi at our house does not work on my Asus notebook running Ubuntu 12.04. It works fine on all other devices except this one. Internet worked fine before I had Ubuntu and I had Windows 7, but we ...
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How to reverse tether the internet connection via wifi

How to share by internet (from my internal gsm card) via wifi? I can share my gsm internet from Android, but whats about the other way around?
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Why won't my Internet stay connected?

I recently updated to Ubuntu 12.04, from Ubuntu 10.04, and my Internet, USB760 Novetel Verizon-Wireless Mobile Broadband, will connect after a minute of me starting the computer up. But after a while ...
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Conn to internet via LAN PPPoE [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Setting up a pppoe connection in Ubuntu? I installed Ubuntu 12.10 today along with Windows. On Windows I am connected to LAN (My internet comes through a ethernet cable). I ...
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Both firefox and chromium have problem with loading webpages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and always up to date. My Internet speed is good. When I download something, it downloads with a good speed. But in case of browsing, not a single page load completely in both ...
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Ubuntu unable to Connect to Internet at Work Network

Hi I had been using Windows at my work Network and I recently asked the IT support to change my OS to ubuntu. They have installed the OS but I am not able to connect to the wired internet. The output ...
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Wireless Firmware Missing on Acer 3690

I have 12.04 on an Acer 3690 and everything works perfectly except for the wireless internet. It says "Firmware Missing". I've already done the additional drivers thing, and that didn't help. Any ...
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Block a specific URL, not all domain

As the title says, Is there a way to block a specific URL and not the whole domain? Let's say I want to block Google Images(google.com/imghp) but not Google (google.com) or block Facebook Groups (...
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VPN (sort of) works in 12.04 but fails in 12.10 with the same settings

My university uses a VPN system for internet connections. A couple of days ago I installed 12.04 on my computer and set up the VPN following a guide specific to linux here. It would work quite well, ...
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How to install wvdial without getting the following error?

When I ran the command: sudo apt-get install wvdial I got this error message : error p@p:~$ sudo apt-get install wvdial Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to connect to the internet

The IT guy at my mom's office had an old computer that he could give me to make a server out of. I took it and installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.1 LTS on it. However, I have no connection to the internet ...
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internet sharing over wifi between ubuntu 11.10 and windows7

So i have looked up a lot of forums for these solution but haven't really found one that works. I have a laptop running ubuntu 11.10 connected to the ethernet cord at home and i want to share the ...
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Can I use USA IP without VPN or Proxy? [closed]

Can I use USA IP without VPN or Proxy? I'm overseas now and I need to use my back home IP, but i don't wanna use any VPN or Proxy stuffs? Anyone got an idea about how to link my IP from back home to ...
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wireless tethering problem on ubuntu 12.04

I'm trying to access the internet on my laptop using wireless tethering option on my android phone. I'm able to make DNS queries and also ping my Gateway but i'm neither able to ping other sites like ...
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Can't get wireless working after installing ubuntu 12.10 on acer aspire 5560-7414

I have been struggling all day trying different solutions from different posts on how to get my wifi working but none have worked. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Below are some wireless ...
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Huawei E303C Problem / Problema con Modem Huawei E303C

TRANSLATED: I am really a new Ubuntu user, but for some time ago, I have tried Xubuntu and I liked it. Because of this I went a little further to Ubuntu. Right now, I am having this problem. I use ...
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How do I copy files onto the hard drive?

I have never used Linux before, but I am temporarily until I can afford Win 7. I want to pre-install some programs onto the HDD so that I will already have them when I get Win 7. I have the programs ...
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Can not connect to 802.1x no IPv4 is set although DHCP

Can anybody please help me to setup my internet. I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Before the installation I was able to connect to the internet with the notebook. I have to use 802.1x to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - No internet connection

I've recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on an old dell pc, which I'm using as media center. I have an ethernet cable plugged in from the pc directly to the router. There's nothing wrong with the ...
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Lenovo g580 and Ubuntu 12.04.1 - no internet access at all (both wired and wifi)

I just bought a new Lenovo IdeaPad G580 leptop. My machine is now dual booting for both Win7 and Ubuntu 12.04.1. The issue I'm having is that I don't have internet access at all (from both wired ...