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

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How do i install network drivers?

I got Atheros9485 802.11b/g/n Wifi Adapter and Ubuntu 12.04 but the driver isn't installed. I can't use 'Additional Drivers' since I'm not connected to a network nor have the driver. So what can I ...
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cant connect to internet directly on ubuntu

I have dual booted machine windows 7 with ubuntu 12.04. I dont have direct internet access in ubuntu on wired network although direct connection works in windows7. I have to connect through a proxy ...
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How to share my Wifi internet to other system? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and i have an internet connection through my wireless card. I want to share this internet connection so that other systems (like an Android phone for example) can use internet ...
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Internet stopped working suddenly on 12.04

My laptop was running smoothly until yesterday. Today, I can't connect to the Internet at home anymore. I am only able to access the router, but no Internet access. A have a Dell Latitude E6320 with ...
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Ubuntu , Internet from two USB modems ?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS . My question is , I have two USB dongles and i can connect them to PC (I have tried and connected both at a time ) But at a time system receiving Connection from only one ...
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I want to access internet on ubuntu 12.04.1 guest system from windows 7 64bit host in virtualbox 4.1.18 How to do so?

I am using Windows 7 64bit as host system and i have installed ubuntu 12.04.1 in virtual box as stated above. I have a dsl connection which works well on my host system and now I need to access the ...
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How to share wired Internet through ad-hoc Wi-Fi connection via a laptop? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to share a wired internet connection via Wifi? Is there a way I can share my wired Internet connection through my ad-hoc Wi-Fi connection, like I could do in Windows ...
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How can I undo this hostapd tutorial?

I was following this to try and set up a usable hotspot for my S3 and XBox 360 http://thenewbieblog.wordpress.com/2012/05/01/wifi-hotspot-setup-on-ubuntu/ Now when I go into Network>Wireless nothing ...
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I just moved, have no internet on my laptop or ipod, but everyone else who lives here does [closed]

I just moved to Thunder Bay and my laptop as well as my ipod cannot connect to the internet. My laptop allows me to write the password for the wifi, but I still have no internet connection. When I try ...
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The internet speed dropped down when i upgraded to 11.10

I upgraded my VAIO VGN-CR35G to 11.10 and it was all fine until i opened an internet browser to come to a complete halt when trying to load Google. Strangely it's only me and everyone else in the ...
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What is the use of /etc/hosts?

I'm very new to Ubuntu and I want to know: what is the exact use of /etc/hosts? Lets say I'm adding this into it : 127.0.x.x mydomain What does that mean?
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How can I connect to wireless network using a wireless dongle in Ubuntu 11.10?

i have dual operating system xp and ubuntu 11.10 and trying to connet internet by using HSDPA 3GPP Release5 Micromax Dongle but it is working in windows xp not in ubuntu.I am unable to connect ...
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Internet Connections Ubuntu 12.04 Server with Unity GUI

I am very new to all this and thought I'd have a look at ubuntu with the hope of it running my server. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Server which went fine, I then installed Unity again this was all ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet

My desktop has Broadband wired connection - shows connected, but unable to load any web page in Ubuntu 12.04 but works fine with Windows 7. My laptop - wireless connection shows connected, but again ...
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Is ubuntu.com blocking my IP address? [closed]

My ability to update stopped recently, with all calls to *ubuntu.com and ubuntuforums.com failing completely. Things just time out, but other sites work just fine. It's happening upstream of my ...
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HUAWEI EC122 modem recognized but not connecting in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

First time trying to use any OS other than Windows, really looking forward to learning more... buuut... am in the process of installing Ubuntu on my Acer netbook, and in the installation need to have ...
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What is the best downloading program for ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Good Download Manager for Ubuntu I want to know the best downloading program for ubuntu, like IDM(Internet Download Manager) on windows and have the features of IDM .
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Broadcom 4331 card won't detect wireless connection [duplicate]

I am using a macbook pro 8. I am very new to ubuntu. I think I have the firmware needed, I think I have the correct kernel, and I have followed every tutorial on how to fix this that I could find. ...
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No wireless connection at all

I downloaded 12.04 and i'm new with Linux. I can't connect to the internet and my WiFi doesn't even show up, in fact no wireless connections show up. It won't even give me the option to connect to the ...
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Problem with Internet connection

I have Windows Vista and 12.04 on my Dell D630 laptop. I'm using Huawei MT882 modem. I have installed Ubuntu two days ago using WUBI. I have tried with USB or ADSL cable but on Ubuntu, Internet ...
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Can't Talk Out to The Internet, But Can Connect In and Resolve IP Addresses

Basically this is whats going on, I have an external SSH connection into a system running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. However I have no external connection from that PC to the internet, to run apt-get or ...
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How do I set up Internet connection on Ubuntu 11.10?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 today. I had installed Ubuntu many a times and uninstalled it again because I couldn't connect to the Internet. I tried configuring the DSL in Ubuntu, but it failed. I ...
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Wifi very slow on Ubuntu 12.04 but not on Win7, need help

I have an enormous problem: I've a Sony Vaio VGN-NR21S with win7 and Ubuntu 12.04 in dual boot. With Windows everything is fine (except that is windows) but with Ubuntu the wireless connection is ...
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NATTING in Ubuntu Server

My Server has two NIC, One is connected to the Internet Service provider with dhcp ip (dynamically change) given by ISP and other NIC is connected with local Switch with 192.168.1.1 IP. Now I want to ...
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Unable to connect with wired connection in 12.04 [closed]

I am having a problem connecting to wired connection from router. I used to have 11.10 where I tried to establish DSL connection. I tried it doing through the terminal using some pppoeconf commands. ...
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not able to play online music

I have installed 12.04 in Windows 7 as dual boot. Now I am not able to play any music from online music sites like smashhitsusa.com or saavn.com or songspk.pk. Whenever I click on any song, it just ...
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How to Solve Wirelesss router issues vs. ISP issues

So I've been having a lot of issues with my internet connection since installing 12.04. This is happening on both of my laptops that run this version. My mac has no issues although I did just notice ...
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Cannot connect to internet with ubuntu 11.10 wired connection

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Dell Optiplex 745 today. I could not connect to the internet with the LiveCD, but I installed it anyway. It still doesn't work. This is the first time linux has been ...
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Problems with Psychonauts and the Ubuntu Software Center?

I decided to buy the Psychonauts PC game from the Ubuntu Software Center. Now, my laptop is practically empty, with only my OS and a few bits and bobs installed. The download for Psychonauts took ...
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Internet not working with an AR8162

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, but for some reason the Internet does not work. The LAN works on windows 7 though. My network card is atheros AR8162, also the option "Wired" does not ...
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which software is suitable for remote-desktop management?

which software is suitable in ubuntu for remote desktop management using internet. not home network (LAN).
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laptop is not able to access hotmail & Facebook

I am having a strange problem with my laptop.I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 1545.I use internet through wireless router.I have been using internet successfully without any kind of problem ...
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Can't use wireless internet through USB

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). I want to use wireless Internet on Ubuntu and thus need to install Idea Net Setter(ISP) for the same. In the USB drive I can find some files, one of the files read ...
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wired connection not working in ubuntu 12.04 on lenovo G580 laptop

I found solution in http://www.zyxware.com/articles/2680/solved-wired-connection-eth0-not-detected-in-ubuntu-12-04 I downloaded compact-wireless-2012-07-03-p.tar.bz2 Here the steps i followed along ...
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How to connect to wired connection from the terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to connect to Wired internet connection through terminal? i corrupted my Xorg while experimenting on my system so I had to forcibly drop to Command Line. However, ...
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Sun Broadband Wireless and Ubuntu

Good day! I recently installed 12.04. I am having a hard time connecting to the Internet using my Sun Broadband Wireless. I installed the 64-bit version. I am from the Philippines. When I plug in ...
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Can't connect to the internet in Ubuntu 12.04

I am new to Ubuntu. I recently put together my own computer and I installed a wireless card in it, but I need to use a CD to install drivers so it is recognized. The problem is, Ubuntu doesn't seem to ...
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Have no Internet connection over Crosscable

I bought a Crosscable and wanted to configure my Server, like it's said in the Wiki. But when I connect, I don't get wireless Internet and the Lan Adapter says I am connected, but I have no ...
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No internet connection on 12.04

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my old dell inspiron 1720 laptop. Everything works fine, except that it simply cannot connect to the internet. It appears that even when I plug in the ethernet ...
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How do I make a proxy server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where are the system-wide proxy server settings? How do I make a proxy server that allows other computers to access my internet connection through the proxy, but will ...
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Can't access certain websites in 12.04

I am using 12.04. It was absolutely fine two days ago. But now all my excitement is turned into frustration. I can't open Facebook, Yahoo, Hotmail and many other websites although many other websites ...
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No wireless internet connection Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I just installed Ubuntu on my Dell Latitude D820. My "wired" network is working but I have no option for "wireless" connections. My computer has a "Nextreme BCM5752 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express" by ...
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Internet Proxy / Usage Monitoring Server

I have a Dell PowerEdge Server and I want to make it into a whole site (location) proxy server so if anyone in the building uses our internet connection, they will have to go through this proxy to get ...
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cannot connect to internet (b43 related problem)

I recently came upon a Dell 1545 Inspiron laptop and decided to put a fresh install of 10.04 LTS. At first I couldn't connect to the Internet because I did not install the driver for my wireless ...
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How can I connect to the internet using usb via gsm modem?

I want to connect to internet with GSM of my nokia6120 phone and want to do it via cable. how can I do it?
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How do I get a List of programs connected to internet?

How can I get a list of programs that are currently connected to (and are receiving data) from the Internet? Commands like iftop are good but does not show statistics based on process.
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How can I monitor Windows XP internet history over a network? (Im ubuntu 12.04)

I believe my daughter is visiting websites that she shouldn't be on. She does that from a desktop with Windows XP. Is there a program that will let me view what websites she visits over a network ...
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Internet Problems Ubuntu 12.04

I have just installed ubuntu onto my laptop and i am having some difficulties with the internet. It tells me that it has connected to the network yet when i try to run firefox or try to update it is ...
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Wireless Problem (broadcom) Please help!

Hi so the problem is that i can connect to my wireless but i cant connect to the internet. Thinks i try: Get closer to router, Format, Reinstall firmware. None help cat /etc/resolv.conf # Generated ...
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Cannot connet to password protected wifis

Network manager cannot connect to a wifi, if the wifi is password protected (WEP or WPA). However it can connect to passwordless wifis. Also, I can conned to password protected wifis manually as: ...