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

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Impossible to connect to or find any network after restarting ubuntu

All of my network connections are suddenly gone. The WiFi symbol on the unity panel has vanished, and if I try to access my network connections from the system settings, only an empty list of ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS stopped detecting only my internet

Hello and thanks in advance for any help. Last night Ubuntu asked me to update, which I allowed. This morning, I woke up and turned on my computer, and it didn't allow me to connect to the internet. ...
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Can access internet from “Try Ubuntu” but not after “Install Ubuntu”

New Linux user, downloaded 14.04, got the desktop, selected the "Try Ubuntu", all worked including connect to internet with FireFox. clicking on the up/down arrows in upper right corner, than ...
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Never redirected to wifi logon pages (Ubuntu 15.10, multiple browsers, Intel 8260 wireless card, Lenovo Ideapad)

So the problem is mostly in the header, I live in an apartment where I essentially have access to a type of guest wifi, and I need to access the login page to be able to log in at all. I can connect ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 connecting to router instead of repeater

My neighbor has an internet connection that we share. I bought a wifi repeater (tp-link) and I set it up. It is working fine because my gf can connect to the repeater and get good wifi. Since I ...
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Using Terminal as a web browser [duplicate]

I've found that terminal can be used for various purposes. This will be great if I can use it as a web browser. Is there any way to use it as a web browser??
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My Ubuntu machine is uploading huge amounts of data to the internet [closed]

I have been using Linux for about 5 years now but i am not very skilled with the commands to monitor and figure out internal issues. I recently was having trouble with the internet. My roommates ...
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wireless usb adaptor problems (system hangs)

I am trying to use an asus usb-ac51 wireless adaptor to get internet on my desktop pc running Ubuntu 15.10. I installed the driver for linux that was provided with the accompanying CD for the usb ...
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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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Internet problem in ubuntu 14.04

Just now i installed ubuntu 14.04. while installing it asked for internet connection, though i connected LAN, it did not recognize. after installation also the new softwares are not getting installed. ...
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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

I would like it to be reported every time that the my router loses its internet connection. I would like to have my Ubuntu system send me an email every time that the router's system log displays the ...
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Wired network connection drops every 3 minutes

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10, with Gnome. It is connected to the internet by LAN cable to a router that in turn connects to an optical fibre modem. Every three minutes or so, my wired connection simply ...
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Losing internet connection with Ubuntu 14.04

I've just made the move from windows to Ubuntu, but I'm running into an issue with my internet. It drops, disconnects and the router disappears from the list. I've looked on the forum and tried some ...
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Thunderbird 38.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 - Cannot connect to gmail server

Linux LCP22 laptop, 64bit Ubuntu 15.04. Thunderbird 38.3 & Firefox 42.0 I am new to Ubuntu & command terminal use. My problem seemed to start around 20 Oct. Initially is seemed the problem ...
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WiFi is connected but internet not working?

I have a lenovo x230 running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I've been using it just fine for a while, but all of a sudden the internet's stopped working. It's connected to the router just fine (I can see the ...
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Internet randomly stops working but WiFi stays connected (doesn't happen when running Windows)

I recently installed Ubuntu on my Asus UX302LG, but when in Ubuntu the internet will randomly stop loading, the WiFi will stay connected. If I disconnect from my router and reconnect it works, but it ...
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Internet connection stops randomly

After updating my Ubuntu to 15.04 my internet connection stops working randomly. It does not matter if it's connected through wifi or cable. It only stops working without saying it is not connected ...
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Unable to connect to the internet on unity

I am unable to connect to the internet on unity. When I go to system settings it comes up with this error message: system network service is not compatible with this version Moreover, when I go to ...
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Internet connection issues on ubuntu center

Before you say to go to optioins > internet > choose best software I do that and then the same thing happends "Check your internet connection" Same thing when I TRY to download something there. I can ...
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Problems connecting to the network

Do not see the network cable and there is no eth0. ifconfig: enp3s0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr d8:50:e6:b9:b5:5a UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 ...
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Can't detect internet connection in terminal and Ubuntu software center

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10. I can connect to the internet in mozilla. However, the terminal and Ubuntu software center don't detect the internet connection. What can I do?
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Ubuntu 15.10 Ethernet connection not working

No matter how much I try I cannot figure out how to get wired Ethernet to work. I have a desktop that I installed Ubuntu on, I am very new at this so I don't know anything. I have been spending ...
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Cannot connect to wifi 14.04 LTS3

I cannot connect to the wifi in my company because there is a certificate that is supposed to be pushed, but is only been done by windows. How do I push this cert from Ubuntu?
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Slow fluctuating internet in Ubuntu but faster in Virtualbox

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 in my computer. For some unknown weird reason, the speed of internet is very slow with heavy fluctuations in my machine. But I have Windows 7 running on the virtual box which is ...
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Proxy settings ubuntu 15.10: proxy to no proxy switch

At work, I need to use a proxy to get online. So, I go to the System>Preferences>Proxy settings and I fix the proxy manually. Because I also wanted my package manager to connect to the internet, I ...
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Windows 7: No internet connection after installing Ubuntu via Dual-boot

Today I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 7, like dual-boot. So, it Ubuntu works perfectly for now on - connects to an internet and discovers the network IP. The huge problem is in Windows ...
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Can't establish pppoe connection. Only google and youtube works

I plugged in my Internet cable into my laptop, run sudo pppoeconf finished all the steps, and after I was able to visit only several web-sites (google, gmail, youtube, vk.com). After long struggle ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on MSI GS40-6QE-Phantom - Both wifi and wired connection not working

I just bought a MSI GS40-6QE-Phantom laptop which came with Free Dos. I managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it, and in the process wiped out anything that was on the disk. Now, I cannot get the laptop ...
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I need to disable Internet In LAN Connection but i need to work with localhost

I am using zimbra Mail service.i need to block outgoing mails other than local server. so that temporary solution is we need to disable internet in local server while working with lan connection. ...
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Connecting to the internet

I had someone set up my server, but we had a falling out and that's no longer an option. My computer can't even seem to detect my mouse and it says it can't connect to the internet. I can't do my ...
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How to connect to WiFi with WPS pin in Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any way to connect to WiFi router with WPS pin? There is a question for previous version of Ubuntu, but I have not wpa_supplicant.conf file. wpa_gui react against correct pin and show ...
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cannot access the internet via proxy or vpn

If I knew the correct terminology, this might be solveable. I am running 14.04.3 CLI server. I can connect from other machines, work in a command line mode. Apt-get will go out and get what it ...
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Setup Wi-Fi on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with Edimax Wi-Fi Adapter

I am trying to connect to my apartment complex's wifi network with my Ubuntu desktop equipped with an Edimax USB Wi-Fi adapter. The complex has it's own wifi network, and apartments are not equipped ...
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Create wifi access point with ipv6 address range

I want to create WiFi Hotspot to connect android devices to it in ubuntu 12.04 with internet connectivity also I want to use ipv6 addresses for the same. what can be solution to achieve this?
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Installation error while running Airtel 3G data card

I have an Airtel 3G data card(dongle). There is this install_linux script in it. As mentioned in a blog, I copy-pasted it on Desktop and gave executable permissions and ran it. But, I get this error. ...
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I only can open Google websites

I'm a new user and this is the first time that I have installed Ubuntu. I have internet with ethernet and can connect it, but I can open only websites of Google (Google Maps, YouTube, etc.). Why? If ...
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Can't connect to wifi with static IP on Ubuntu server

Disclaimer: I've never worked with servers before, so this is new territory for me. I have gotten my server (no GUI) running with a static IP at my home, but I am now at college trying to connect it. ...
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Share wlan0 connection over ethernet

Here is my situation, i have network with a internet acess provider box as gateway and dhcp server in one room. And I have a wired network in the other side of the house and i can't pass a ethernet ...
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can't access internet via ethernet, but i can via WiFi

what happens is my laptop connects to the router via lan cable but I can't access internet. while on my other laptop I can. Thought it was a lan cable issue, so replaced it. Still the same problem ...
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Unstable WiFi connection Ubuntu 14.04 - Lenovo G40-70 rtl8723be

This is annoying, my internet connection drops after a few minutes and I have to restart my Lenovo G40-70 because restarting the network manager doesn't work.I also tried the solutions from related ...
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No “eth0” listed in ifconfig -a, only enp0s3 and lo

So, I setup my Ubuntu box with VirtualBox, default settings - simple ISO image launch. After installing Ubuntu, I proceeded to test multiple programs, and everything was working fine. I have full ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN, authentication but no internet

I have set up an OpenVPN server with this guide https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu-14-04 but when I connect I don't have internet access... I ...
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Monitor visited websites of guest account through any browser

I want to know which websites/URLs are visited by users of my home computer's guest account. Is there a way to log this and save it as nicely formatted list to the disk? I only need date/time and ...
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How to configure Ubuntu 14.04 server as router for WiFi?

I'm a student learning networking and working on my college project. We need provide the wifi to students We have one system with two Ethernet ports We have one TP-Link access point (Wifi moderm) ...
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No Ethernet internet access, and no Wifi Showing up. Works fine on Windows

So I just got Ubuntu installed on my pc today, and had no Wifi available to connect to when I know my wifi was online. And also Ethernet wasn't registering at all. So after fishing around on the ...
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Restoring broken Ubuntu 14.04 - startx wont start, ifconfig gives me no options to connect to the internet, wvdialconf doesnt work

Well, this is rather embarassing. I had to do some cleaning on my root partition, and i probably deleted something important. The thing is, when i start ubuntu now, only tty terminal appears. When ...
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Minimal usage of the internet, disabling internet heavy applications? [duplicate]

I am about to go on a road trip with a wifi hotspot and to make sure that the internet is used sparingly we're taking a laptop with Ubuntu Trusty. We want the computer to use internet very sparingly ...
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How can i make a selfstarting script [duplicate]

I have an TL-WN727N wireless adapter connected to my laptop. Every time I start my laptop I must manually enter those two commands in a terminal: echo 'install rt2800usb modprobe --ignore-install ...
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How to write a C++ backend for Ubuntu Touch that can access internet?

Is there anyway to write a C++ backend for an Ubuntu Touch application that can access the internet, and download files? Or do I have to do that through QML, and pass it to objects written in C++?