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

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Share Internet from laptop (connected to LAN) to Android using WIFI router

The idea is: Internet - eth0 - Laptop - wlan0 - router - Android Static IPs everywhere. IP ranges are different. Could not establish bridge. bridge-utils unable to add wlan0 to bridge. Android ...
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How To: Keep running script only when the network (internet connection) is idle?

I have a script (actually, a Rails application with a Sidekiq job queue system), which uploads pictures and albums to Flickr. This data is huge for my purposes (around 100GB), and the upload is slow ...
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UMTS stick reconnect error

When I start up my system I plug-in my Huawei UMTS stick. When I log into the web and stay 'idle' (not downloading data) for some time it switches from HSPA to EDGE. Disconnecting and reconnecting ...
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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How to connect laptop to internet via android phone

I have a laptop with Linux OS (Debian or Ubuntu) and a Samsung Galaxy S III mini phone that is connected to internet with Mobile Data. how can i share mobile internet with laptop?
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How to connect to internet from recovery mode?

I am working on a kernel panic issue. As Ubuntu is very reliant on internet, I am currently investigating how to connect to internet when choosing recovery mode. Even in my healthy 11.10 system it ...
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How to set routes for my vpn connection

In my previous question I was asking about setting up vpnc connection. I've installed network-manager-vpnc so now I can configure all this stuff right from network manager gui. I have got this pretty ...
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Unable to connect to new internet

Before a certain point in time, I added my home ethernet and wifi connection to the list, as well as the wifi from my school. I was also able to use my hotspot/tether from my phone. Now, I am only ...
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Lan not working

I am about to use a wimax modem and obtain internet connection through the ethernet cables but when the ISP installer(who came to our house not that familiar in Linux) is about to configure, he can't ...
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Nexus 4 ubuntu touch - No internet connection while cellurar data only enabled

I have loaded ubuntu touch on my Nexus 4 and I don't seem to get the Internet to work while cellular data is enabled only. Wi-Fi works ok but as soon as I step outside the house and loose the wi-fi, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow/unstable wifi

I have a lenovo Y-50 gaming laptop and after first boot I installed Ubuntu and avoided Windows 8 overall, anyways my internet is really slow and unstable even though the router is in the next room. ...
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How to configure static ip in Ubuntu running on virtual box?

I am using Ubuntu on VirtualBox in Dell Laptop and wanted to know how I can configure the static IP in Ubuntu so that I can browse internet on Ubuntu and also use putty. I am using data card for ...
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New Build - no Internet connection [closed]

Just built a new computer: Graphics: GTX 970 CPU: i5 4690K HSF: Mugen 4 Motherboard: Z97 Pro RAM: 8 GB Crucial Ballistix SSD: SanDisk 240GB (All from the 'Outstanding' tier of ...
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ubuntu server not seeing ethernet port

i am trying to setup ubuntu server on a normal desktop computer. the install went fine (even though it didnt connect to the internet) i figured i would have to change some network config settings. but ...
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how do i speed up my internet?

my Ubuntu machine's internet is relatively slow in comparison to the rest of my family's windows machines which almost always have internet at full bars.(mine is normally 2 of 4)
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Get result of internet traffic monitor for particular period in ubuntu server

Nginx is serving webpages from ubuntu server. Once or twice in a week I get warning mail from the cloud server provider says The amount of transferred data has exceeded the limit: The amount of ...
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Upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10 and it made my computer slow

For some reason my computer now got extremely slow. My Internet connection is frequently disconnected and sometimes it just won't work after upgrading from 13.10. I had no problems at all with 13.10, ...
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No network access until I ping the gateway

I have the weirdest of problems that I can't work out on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start the machine I cannot access the internet and the machine's nginx server cannot be accessed. Running ifconfig ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...
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Updated to 14.04, can't connect to the wireless network

So I dug out my 5+ year old netbook, and updated the Ubuntu to release 14.04 (from 10.04) and now it can see the wireless connection and it says it connects to it, but it does not load any pages in ...
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data card not working in ubuntu 14.04

Hey this is my first time in ubuntu. Can anyone please tell me how to install the huwaei e303f data card. I've tried installing it as per the manuel but didn't work.
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Cannot connect to internet on wired connection

I just built a computer and freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a new hdd but cannot connect to the internet when plugging in an ethernet cable. My computer doesn't have a wireless adapter so wireless ...
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Diconnected you are now offline

I have been using Ubuntu for about two weeks now. Originally I got the message Disconnected: You are now offline Showing just an outline of the wireless icon. A wired connection works fine however. ...
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internet problem

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I switch on the computer it does not recognizes the wired connection and only after I restart the computer, the wired Internet connection is detected. ...
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virtualbox - internet not working -Adpater 1 NAT cable not connected

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtual box hosted on Windows machine. Internet is not working. I tried - making changes in /etc/network/interfaces. - and then sudo service network-manger restart The ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection connecting and disconnecting on its own

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 last month. The internet was working fine. But all of a sudden , a few days back it stopped working. The connection is established temporarily and then disconnecting again . ...
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a sony vaio and I can no longer detect wireless networks, how do I fix this?

I have a Sony Vaio, bought in 2013 so it's a fairly new model. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I cannot connect to wifi- or even detect any wifi. I've tried to install drivers and even tried a ...
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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

guys. I'm an unexperienced Ubuntu user and I need your help. I would like to be reporteded everytime that the my router loses its internet connection. I mean, I would like to have my Ubuntu send me ...
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network carashes

using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit with a brand new system on a gb network(wired). the ip is set by the machine and connected to a linksys e42000 router. using onboard gb nic card mainly used as a gaming ...
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High CPU usage in any browser

For about the last week, browsing the web from Chrome beta, Chrome stable, or firefox causes unusually high cpu usage. It Idles OK, but spikes a fair amount, but loading any page, with or without ...
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Why the programs don't connect to internet except for the browser?

I solved a problem of getting a "DNS resolving failed" in my computer, now I can surf through internet with the browser without problems but programs, such as: dropbox, spotify, mendeley desktop ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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How to (re)configure my internet connection? (DNS resolving failed)

A couple of days ago I was working with ipython notebook and it opens me a page in my web browser (Google Chrome) and I was able to work with the notebook (zero problems with my internet). Then, I ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 internet connection very slow (ethernet)

my internet connection is very slow. I have also windows XP installed and it does not have any problem. The PC is an HP Pavilion t3320.it the ethernet adaptor is "rtl8100"
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Integration multiple internet connections ISPUnity vs Ubuntu Bonding

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with 2 ethernet cards and a WiFi card. I also have 3 ISP connections. I have to configure linux to use all 3 connections. My main concern is to increase outgoing bandwidth (FTP ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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Problem installing Micromax MMX 355G

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. After much this and that, I was able to install the software on my Windows XP. It then ran automatically. But when I open my Ubuntu, I cannot find a way to install it. The ...
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Sharing mobile broadband connection through datacable on android device

Okay so I baught a new android device with kitkat and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an LTE device connected as a mobile broadband. I do have a 3g connection on my cell though but when I was browsing ...
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How to restrict some websites in Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to restrict some websites to be surfed. I mean I want to prevent access to some websites. Please guide me on how to do the same in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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Etherwall daemon is not running on ubuntu 14.04

Etherwall is an app to hide my IP address. However, my Etherwall daemon is not running on Ubuntu 14.04. How do I fix it? Here my terminal: Do you agree with the license?[y/n] y Creating etherwall ...
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Internet Access Blocked on unsecure wifi [closed]

I am using a pc that was natively a windows vista pc. I switched to ubuntu less than a month ago so I am still getting used to the extreme differences b/w linux+windows. My computer works fine at my ...
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How to get Internet connection working (restarting networking and network-manager does nothing)?

My Internet connection is not working since I restarted my laptop (which is very old). Here's what I've tried: Ran sudo -s then tried /etc/init.d/networking stop: * Deconfiguring network ...
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no ethernet connection

I just upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have no more internet connection. The wired connection is not detected and the wireless networks are detected but do not connect. Was working fine on ...
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No internet connection after updates

I have installed some updates on my 14.04 after restarting the wired connection could be established but no internet access. ifconfig shows me an IP adress 192.168.0.199. I tried to ping 192.168.0.1 ...
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how I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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I can ping but can't browse

I have Xubuntu 14.04 with the latest update and having issues connecting to the university's network. I'm running xubuntu on my chromebook and the internet works at home but I just started school and ...
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In all sites i have a non-physical look Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem with browsing (i tried only with firefox). Im many sites (usually in stackexchange sites) I have no (or part of the) icons. I cannot view a screenshot because I do not have enough ...
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Why is Wifi strength low on Ubuntu 14.04 but higher on Windows 7?

I tried this experiment with the same computer at the same times of the day. I sat at a fixed distance from a university router near me an measured and internet speed and Wi-fi strength in both ...