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

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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 ...
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A “tinkered” PC can ping by IP, not by hostname. How to fix?

Like this: root@tis-server:~# ping www.google.com ping: unknown host www.google.com root@tis-server:~# ping 8.8.8.8 PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 8.8.8.8: icmp_req=1 ...
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how to add programs to ubuntu without internet access

I don't have internet access at my home and it takes me about a half hour to ride my bike to the library. I have downloaded .deb files to try to install at my home computer but everyone I have ...
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Dlink wireless adapter dwa 125 on ubuntu 11.04

I am new to linux, bought a desktop computer a couple of days ago with linux ubuntu 11.04 installed on it. I think its wonderful, i have one issue however. i need an "in laments terms" step-by-step ...
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How to debug slow browsing speed?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, Chromium 18.0.1025.151 (Developer Build 130497 Linux) Ubuntu 12.04, Firefox 12.0 but I'm getting poor browsing speed. The browser always shows "Waitng for aaa.bbb.com" at the ...
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Wired connection problem

I've recently been updating from Lynx and am currently at 11.10 However when I restarted the computer I couldn't get any wired connection (which is what I use). When I click at the top it just says ...
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While upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04, it got struct. Only prompt is showing

While upgrading Ubuntu 11.10 to 12.04, it got struct. Only prompt is showing.I am not able to login. Please help me to come out of this.
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Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 stopped to work after installing updates from the update manager

I have wireless Internet access and it worked well on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS until today, when I installed updates from the Update Manager. After the reloading of the computer the sign of Internet ...
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Getting error on Downloading updates

Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main gnome-control-center-data all 1:3.4.2-0ubuntu0.2 Connection failed [IP: 91.189.92.183 80] Err http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ ...
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xubuntu internet thing says it is connected to internet but everything else says its not

The wireless indicator in the corner says I'm connected but applications like Firefox and the Software Center say I'm not.
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How to block Internet for guest account?

How can I block or disable my Ethernet Internet connection, for the guest account only?
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I can't connect to the internet

i'm newbie on ubuntu.I have a problem that i can't connect to the internet.But the wireless network are working good. The main problem is i have internet connection but when i open up firefox its ...
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How to login to internet using web based login while installing 12.04

I am trying to install ubuntu 12.04 on a laptop. But I have an internet connection that requires web based login, where an ISP page in internet browser opens and I have to login to internet using the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 isn't detecting my Alcatel 3G modem

Today I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu didn't detect 3G usb modem I tried with usb_modeswitch but nothing happened. I have Alcatel one touch X200D and isn't showing Mobile Broadband option in the ...
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I am not able to connect to internet using my Micromax MMX 353G USB 3G Modem in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I am recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in my Acer Aspire 5542 laptop. I am not able to connect to internet using my Micromax MMX 353G USB 3G Modem ( I'm using Vodafone Mobile as ISP with APN "www" ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wired ethernet not working and wireless not working, How do I fix it? [closed]

I am new to ubuntu. I recently installed the latest ubuntu for desktop from http://www.ubuntu.com/download. I was very excited to start using ubuntu until I booted the computer and saw that i couldn't ...
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Can not access Internet (DNS names do not resolve) after update today

I have been using Precise for a few weeks now for work with no problem. Today, I am not able to access any website using either wired or wireless connections. I installed the updates today which ...
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download and update impossible.

I use the update center and the Ubuntu software center, they worked fine until I installed an update and then I hit "Check" in the update manager and it goes through in 2 seconds and says all ...
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Why won't my computer connect to wireless?

Why can't I connect to the Internet wirelessly? I confirmed that all of my router information is correct and have tried this several times, but my computer still wont connect to the Internet via my ...
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Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5721 Gigabit Ethernet unable to connect to Internet

I installed Ubuntu Server 12.04 on an IBM machine which has a Broadcom NetXtreme BCM5721 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express card. I was able to connect to the Internet during and after the installation. I ...
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How to enable wireless network for standard users?

how can I allow standard users to connect to wireless network without administrator password? It's simple question. I need any positive answer.
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Micromax 3G mobile internet modem not being detected

I have Micromax 3G modem, and I inserted it in the USB port, but it is not being detected by Ubuntu 12.04, that I'm using from a Live USB. I tried creating a mobile Internet connection, however, ...
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internet ridiculously slow on Ubuntu where as its very fast on Windows 7 in the same machine

I recently installed Ubuntu in my machine which already has Windows 7. Internet pages load really fast when I boot Windows 7, but its very very slow and sometimes wont even load in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
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Make an internet connection default

How do i make an internet connection default? I have 3 connections .One of them is Auto-etho which is default. I would like to change this. Please dont ask me to delete auto-etho cause i need it on ...
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How to dial modem without sudo

I am using ixconn as modem manager because it has many more features than the default network manager. But it cannot be used without root privileges (i.e., sudo). How can I use ixconn to dial my ...
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Upgrading ubuntu with some thing which can make more than one connection

I wanna upgrade my Ubuntu from 11.04 to 12.04,but the internet is so slow when I use Synaptic or Update Manager,because they only make one connection to download packages like wget.( 6 ~ 7kbps ). but ...
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information about internet connection in ubuntu 11.10

I use Ubuntu 11.10.i surf the Internet using GPRS connection with my cell phone as modem. how do i get to know the speed at which the Internet is running? I tried clicking on 'connection information' ...
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Multiple networks connected.Which is considered?

Suppose i am connected to two networks- DSL connection. 2.Mobile broadband. Which one will be considered as the base one and will be used?? Because both do get connected at the same time..!!
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How can I search the internet via unity dash?

I would like the option to be able to search the internet in directly in unity. Much like the calculator package works, just adding numbers in and having it compute, I would like to be able to type in ...
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Is it safe to browse the Internet with a LiveCD?

In my case with a Kubuntu 12.04 Live USB, I wonder is it safe ? There have been a lot of updates (150+ or something) since it came out. Specifically with the USB, although I chose the "Discard on ...
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How to connect to the Internet using an Airtel 3G USB dongle?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an HP pavilion dv6 laptop alongside Windows 7. I am not able to connect to internet via Airtel 3G USB dongle. I tried editing the network connection and am still ...
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WIFI looses connection with AR9285 - have to disconnect / connect to regain internet?

I have a G73JW laptop using Ubuntu 12.04. It has an Atheros AR9285 card. While wifi seems to work fine most of the time, about every hour or two it will loose the connection to the internet. The ...
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Wired internet speed is slow in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Internet very slow in Ubuntu I have dual boot Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell N4110 laptop. I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my existing windows 7 hard drive. ...
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Why does the system become laggy when connected to Internet?

Why when I connect my netbook to the Internet via LAN or Wifi does whole system becomes laggy? Even when in idle, the CPU monitor shows 100% usage when connected. I've had this problem about half a ...
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Internet doesn't work on Xubuntu 12.04 via Wi-Fi connection

I have a problem with Internet on Xubuntu 12.04 via Wi-Fi connection. I have a Wi-Fi router without any encryption. I try to connect to the Wi-Fi router, I see the connection, but I cannot visit any ...
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Web pages not appearing

I have both 12.04 and 11.10 installed on the same machine. Internet (both wireless and wired) isn't working on 12.04. Any help? lshw -C network PCI (sysfs) *-network ...
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“Internet not working” message, when I try to update Ubuntu, when internet is working fine

I am getting the message Internet Not working when I try to update Ubuntu. Failed to fetch http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/l/linux/linux-image-3.0.0-19-generic_3.0.0-19.32_i386.deb 404 ...
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WiFi on Ubuntu 12.04 custom: downloading unbearably slow

iwconfig reports 11 Mbps, yet I've seen as low as <1 KBps. This is the latest in my laundry list of Ubuntu problems in a dual-boot machine (cyberpowerpc custom, intel i7-3820, nvidia gtx 570). I ...