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

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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 ...
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my modem cannot connect in ubuntu 12.10

Need help in connecting modem in Ubuntu 12.10! how to connect vodafone usb stick modem in ubuntu 12.10. In ubuntu 11.10 it works, then I try in the same way in ubuntu 12.10 but it doesnt work. Do you ...
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I keep getting HTTP Error 500 how do I fix

When accessing some internet sites I keep getting HTTP Error 500 how do I fix?
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Can't connect nonlocally after 12.10 upgrade

I've just upgraded one of my systems from 12.04 to 12.10. Now I can't connect on that system beyond my local network. Connections within the local network seem to work fine, and I can make nonlocal ...
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How to disable internet for a user on a system

I know about changing owners/permissions on particular programs/files, but how can I control which users have access to the NIC or the power to create network sockets?
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How can I monitor/check outgoing DNS lookup connections?

When using the various CLI network monitors like LSOF, Netstat, ifTop. I'd like to see what applications are doing DNS lookups (using port 53 over UDP). How do I configure so that these connections ...
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Enable mobile broadband not working

I'm using an EVDO usb Modem on 12.04. It works perfectly fine for few times. But now on wards when ever I try to connect it shows not enabled in status . I tried to enable it by ticking "Enable Mobile ...
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Internet connection lost for browser but still there for transmission

I brought Dell Inspiron N5050 few months back. from day 1 i am getting problem with wired connection, i am able to use web browser for few minutes then all of the sudden i lost internet connection but ...
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How do I find out what App just connected to internet?

How do I tell the ubuntu to report what app connected to the internet? I am learning of CLI programs that report connections but an App connected to the internet and the description of it disappeared ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not properply working on Asus u46E after Update

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu update on my laptop and since then, the alignment on the browser is messed up, the mouse is not working, and I can't connect to the internet. Before it was ...
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Wireless doesn't work in 12.10

I have Ubuntu 12.10. I have cabled in my TP Link Wi-Fi USB adpter but it doesn't work. Can anyone tell me where can I find drivers for linux? My model is TL-WN722N at 150 Mb/s.
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Using shortkeys to search the internet for a term selected in a text editor/viewer

It seems possible (as I learned from a comment to this question made by user55822) to use a command in order to search a term on the web by using "keybinding" the way Aretha is used. What the ...
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Setting primary Internet connection and network on notebook

I have installed Ubuntu on a notebook that I have configured to connect to the Internet using an Iburst USB modem. This works 100% after a bit of configuring. I now have a desktop PC that I have ...
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Wired connection doesn't work in Quantal - Toshiba c850

It has Realtek Wireless RTL8723AE card and Atheros AR8162 Fast Ethernet [1969:1090] I was able to get the wireless working from Wireless card Realtek RTL8723AE-BT is not recognized but cannot get the ...
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Why does my network feature is disabled?

Both the Wifi and the ethernet connection to the internet are not working. All had been functioning fine until the Ubuntu suspended itself. On re-starting, the connection to internet failed to ...
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Unresponsive Firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Firefox unresponsive - Lockfiles stuck My firefox is unresponsive: it keeps coming up with a message that says firefox is already running, but is not responding, to ...
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WiFi and Bluetooth will not work on Dell Studio XPS 1645

Today I acquired a Dell XPS 1645. Ubuntu seems to run alright on it however The bluetooth is not detected and the WiFi doesn't work. The WiFi is especially weird because I actually have the restricted ...
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USB modem dosn't working in Ubuntu

In Ubuntu 12.10 USB-modem Huawei 171 from MTS is not connected to the network. First on the message Are you registered on the network, immediately after that, You are disconnected from the network. ...
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how to set up internet wire connection on Ubuntu 12.04?

I install Ubuntu 12.04 on VMWare on D drive of Window 7. Now, Window 7 have internet connection but Ubuntu have no internet connection. In window 7, I use automatically detect proxy with wired ...
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Modem doesn't connect to internet (H9601 prolink)

I'm using Ubuntu 9.04 and I have a Conextant H9601 PROLINK modem.. I installed it using eciadsl and I made a synch.bin using XP too but when I give the command eciadsl-start this is what happens. [...
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Internet connected but not working

I've been spending the past week setting up Ubuntu, and I've encountered a bit of a roadblock; for some reason, the past few days my internet's been connected, but nothing's loading. When I reboot, ...
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no internet on ubuntu 11.10

i really really hope you can help me here, i just got a 12.04 server set up and running in London and with port changed and ssh [RSA KEY] log in. Then i updated my home pc to 11.10 and cant get ...
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how do i enable my wireless connection?

I can't enable my wireless connection after i upgraded my ubuntu 10.04 LTS into ubuntu 11.10. my WiFi works just fine on ubuntu 10.04. I have an Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter from Atheros ...
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12.04 won't recognize ethernet connection on my Toshiba Satellite

Like the title says, I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Satellite P875-S7200 and I can connect to the internet via wifi but my computer doesn't seem to recognize when I plug in a wired ...
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how to connect android phone with ubuntu 12.04 laptop for accessing laptop's internet connection over wifi

i have an android ics phone and i want to use my wired internet connection on my laptop through wifi. it can be done easily on windows 7 using softwares like virtual router or connectify. is there ...