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

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How to set two runing internet connections at same time?

As the title say, I can't find the option how to set two internet connections running at same time. The problem is, when I want to watch IPTV (ethernet connection) and browsing on the internet (wlan ...
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Connecting to Internet Through Another Computers Connection

I have an old laptop running Ubuntu 10.10 (server edition) that I want to connect to the Internet, but it's Wireless card isn't working properly, so on the recommendation by a friend, I tried to ...
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No internet connection on Dell Mini 9 after upgrade

I upgraded initially from Karmic to Lucid and then right to Maverick (all in the same day) and since then I've not been able to get online at all. It sees the ethernet but it won't connect, and it ...
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Will two Internet connections be utilized by default?

If I have two connections to the Internet (one via eth0 and the other via wlan0), will both be utilized by default? ...or do I have to make some adjustments in order to have applications take ...
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Can I force my Huawei E1550 modem to be usable on another network?

I have huawei e1550 3g modem and it is locked to network operator "Idea" while using through windows(which I don't like). Is it possible to use another network operator on this modem on ubuntu or Is ...
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How to connect to the internet reliably

I have a DSL internet connection. For a long time the internet functioned fine in Ubuntu using the default Network Manager. Recently however, my ISP was bought by another ISP, and the service name had ...
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How to Install Linux on my PC [closed]

Hi i need some help to install the drivers from my pc, on Ubuntu 10.10 i just installed it, and i a newbie on Ubuntu, but i understand a bit of Windows...but i want to try ubuntu and then Maybe change ...
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Nokia N73 unable to connect to laptop

I am connecting my Nokia N73 through data cable with my laptop which has Windows 7 and Ubuntu. If I connect using Windows, it gets connected and I can browse all the files and folders in my phone ...
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Run OpenVPN service on connection to internet

How can I make a OpenVPN run automatically whenever my system is connected to the internet?
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Software to show amount of data transfer of each process

I am noticing some unusual network data transfer activity. Is there any software that can show the amount of network data transfer is process is doing.
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How can I check Internet connectivity in a console?

Is there an easy way to check Internet connectivity from console? I am trying to play around in a shell script. One idea I seem is to wget --spider http://www.google.co.in/ and check the HTTP response ...
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Can I connect to multiple networks for double bandwidth?

If I used one wired connection to ISP_1 and another wireless connection to ISP_2, can Ubuntu benefit from both, such as running bit-torrent and getting twice the bandwidth?
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Stick with ipv6 or go back to ipv4? [closed]

Recently i came upon a discussion , saying that for a better network performance you should disable ipv6 and use ipv4 instead.Considering that ipv6 is very underdeveloped and more buggy , then its ...
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How to limit download/upload speed for specific users? [duplicate]

I want to setup an ubuntu server in which some users are limited to a specific download/upload speed.Is it possible? I know about Wondershaper, Trickle or similar tools but I don't want to limit ...
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Traffic shaping (like cFosSpeed)?

Under Windows one of my favorite software packages was cFosSpeed, a traffic shaping tool. It yields major performance improvements when, for example, having a video conversation while downloading a ...
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Mobile broadband not connecting

My BSNL CDMA 1x is detected in Ubuntu 10.10. When I am trying to connect with it (after required settings - user ID & password), after about a minute NetworkManager displays a message "Network ...
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Cannot connect to Internet after using Windows XP on dual booted machine

I have a dual booted Windows XP and Ubuntu 10.10 box (AMD64) and i have an unusual problem in that after connecting to the internet on Windows. I can not connect using Ubuntu. I don't believe it is ...
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tor stops while bootstrapping, what could be the problem?

since last week I am having a problem using tor. It says bootstrapped 10% finishing handshake with directory server and then it just stops. It might help to say that I am in Iran. Any idea how to ...
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Alternative software to Freedom and/or Anti-Social? [closed]

Freedom: http://macfreedom.com/ Anti-Social: http://anti-social.cc/ Simply put: Where can I find an alternative software to either-or/both these apps? Note: Part of the appeal of these apps is ...
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Is there alternative to IEtester?

i used to use ietester in windows for testing site. but i found that it has no downloads for linux. is there any alternative for ietester in ubuntu.
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Wireless internet security

I have just installed Ubuntu 10.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) on a laptop which will connect to the internet through a wireless internet connection and I want to ensure that this is secure. I have ...
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Why do I have to reconnect my usb router cable?

I have a Iball Baton ADSD2+ Router. It's working fine but the problem is when I boot into Ubuntu I have to unplug the usb cable and then plug it again, then it starts working. Why do I have to ...
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How to limit internet speed? [duplicate]

I have 3 accounts in my pc, i would like as the admin of the pc to limit the internet speed (upload/download) for the other 2 accounts, is there a way to do this?
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How can I prevent Desktop Users from accessing any online website?

How can I prevent Desktop Users from accessing any online website? I tried 127.0.0.1 * in /etc/hosts but it didn't do the trick. Please note that I need to keep http://localhost fully functional. ...
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Enable Networking in VMWare

I just got myself an Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop CD. I pop it into my DVD drive (on my laptop which has Windows 7), run VMWare, install Ubuntu using Easy Install. So far, so good. But, now, internet does ...
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Anonymous Internet browsing

Could you please suggest me a good anonymous internet browsing application for Ubuntu?
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RTMP Protocol Streaming Cannot Connect

Greetings, I am working on a clean install of Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick. I am trying to use vivu.tv's webinar features, but I am consistently getting a connection error. This occurs on both Lucid and ...
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I can't open up URL's in Hotot

When i click on any link an error message pops up saying "The specified location is not supported". I'm using Lubuntu and hotot version 0.9.5.
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How to connect to Wired internet connection through terminal?

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 with KDE on it. I am facing a problem in connecting to wired LAN internet connection. Can any one tell me the procedure on how to connect to wired LAN internet connection ...
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Monitoring inbound and outbound internet traffic

Is there software I can install to enable me to monitor inbound and outbound internet traffic for security reasons? I recently installed ubuntu and loving it because of speed and interface. I want to ...
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DNS look ups slow with mts blaze

I am trying to use Mts mblaze on ubuntu 10.10. I am getting downloading speed of more than 100kb/sec but browsing is too slow as its taking too much time for dns look up. Google.com is working ...
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How to pretend to browse from a different country?

How to pretend to browse from a different country for view Streaming Online Television From Another Country or to use programms that don't work in my country or to Buying (shop). Edit: The best ...
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Linkedin to broadcast

How add Linkedin to broadcast?
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How to setup multiple WANs with load balancing?

What is the best way to setup multiple WAN's into a Ubuntu distro and load balance? I have two internet connections, one static and one dynamic and I need to combine and load balance them. I have been ...
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Why hamachi time-outs after 5 minutes or so?

I installed Hamachi and Hamachi-GUI, on both my girlfriend's PC and Netbook. After 5 minutes or so (even if i keep using it during that time) it loses its online-connection. I have to go offline, ...
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DSL PPPoE connection not working?

I use a wired PPPoE connection to connect to the Internet. What I need to do on Windows to connect to it is put in static IP address, gateway, subnet mask and DNS servers for my LAN card. Next I have ...
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Is there a command to see who owns an Internet domain?

Is there a command to see who owns a specific Internet domain address? I have tried with whois example.com and I get some information. But for "holder" there is just a "user ID". Is there any way to ...
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Connect my mobile phone as modem?

I have mobile phone "Sony Ericsson C510", i can connect the phone via cable as modem and through Windows7 i can make it connect to internet via phone connection. Can i do that in Ubuntu? notice my ...
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How do I connect with my Verizon Mobile Broadband dongle?

When I try and set up my mobile connection through the connection wizard it doesn't work at all. There is no indication that my computer even recognizes it. Any pointers? This is a Verizon dongle.
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Slow DNS Resolution

After a clean install of 10.10 I'm finding DNS resolution takes quite a long time. Hitting any url takes a good few seconds (10 - 30) before the site is displayed. I'm thinking this is a DNS ...
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Streaming on low level DSL

I got DSL 2000 (280k/bits down, 19 up to 40 k/bits up), now I want to stream me for example coding live, so at a low FPS rate. Would this be possible, and which tool / provider should I use for such ...
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Redirect http page to another inside my computer?

How can I automatically redirect a website to an html page inside my computer? I need to do this everytime I try to access the website in my ubuntu. Thanks.
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K9-like program that blocks websites?

In windows there is a very good program which block inappropriate sites called K9 web protection I was wondering is there a program like that or a good option to block inappropriate sites?
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How to update Ubuntu when not connected to internet

When I install Ubuntu to a set of computers that are not connected to the internet, and I need to get the lastest software updates, do I still need to connect them so they download the latest updates? ...
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2 network interfaces connected to internet. Choose the one to use according to the domain name

Question inspired from here Scenario I live in a house near my university. That said, students wifi can reach my home so I usually use that even from home. The problem is, being a wifi managed by ...
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High Pings On New Internet Provider

I am new to setting up routers and networks, so I am unsure. I still have everything to the factory settings. My net connection is quite slow, and seems unreasonably so even when connected with wired. ...
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I have a catch 22 here! No internet unless I update [closed]

I have a usb internet tether, but it will not work in Ubuntu, unless I download something in the terminal, but I also can not get internet until I get this device working. I am able to use my Windows ...