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

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Intel e1000e NIC - Can't connect to internet if computer overclocked 14.10 + 14.04

I have a Gigabyte GA-X79-UD3 motherboard which has an intel Gb Ethernet 82579V (e1000e) wired connection. I am running the most recent bios F20 and have updated the Ethernet bios to v1.5. I usually ...
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Am I protected over the internet with ubuntu, do I need an antivirus? [duplicate]

I know that Ubuntu is secure, but I'm worried about my passwords when I login to my yahoo email, or my facebook. Do I need an antivirus on Ubuntu to be password protected when navigating over the ...
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How to install/update libnl-1.0pre8 (or later)

I was trying to share my laptop's internet over wireless to use as wi-fi in my android phone. After googling for some time I am now stuck here: ...
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Cannot access 192.168.1.1

I cannot access 192.168.1.1 in Ubuntu 14.04.I use wireless router TP-LINK TD-W8901G.It worked on windows but it doesn't work on Ubuntu.Any ideas what should I do? The output of ifconfig is: eth0 ...
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D-Link DWM-156 doesn't get detect on (K)Ubuntu 12.04

I bought a D-Link DWM-156 3G Modem to connect on my laptop running Kubuntu 12.04. When I plugged the modem on the usb port it showed on dmesg as a CD-ROM device, which I mounted to see what was ...
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How to set-up DSL dialer for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I'm unable to get my DSL dialer working properly. To set this up in Windows 7 I had to do following: Control Panel ---> Network and Intertnet Network and ...
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Can't seem to get wired connection started

I know similar questions like this one have been asked numerous times in the past and I 've already tried a few possible solutions , but still i am not able to get my wired connection started , ever ...
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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection - and I'm going round in circles as I keep getting prompted for a mirror etc. I'm sure I'm missing something obvious...... I ...
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14.04 Desktop Installation, Wired Connection Problems

Okay, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my mother's Medion Titanium MD 8030. I was trying to get the internet working on it via ethernet cable because it's situated right next to the modem; however, the ...
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Ethernet not working ubuntu 14.04

I can't get my device connected to the internet. This is the content of /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback iface eth0 inet dhcp iface usb0 inet dhcp iface wlan0 inet dhcp ...
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How to connect wirelessly with Kubuntu 14.04

Newbie - I recently installed kubuntu after Ubuntu kept crashing my system. Did a fresh install. I can count with Ethernet, but am unable to connect wirelessly. Looking at other questions around ...
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IPtables client - server(router) error

I've got a school assessment this week. Let me explain how my environment is: 1 Router (Have DHCP + giving an ip to the client) Has NAT for Internet 1 Client (Can only have internet acccess via the ...
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No internet connection on install [14.04]

I decided to install ubuntu as my 2nd OS (Together with Windows 8 x64 non-UEFI), made an USB drive with installer of Ubuntu 14.04. But when loading is done, ubuntu installer asked me to connect to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not reading usb 2.0 port and cannot connect to wired conection

I'm completely new to linux and I'm having problems right now. I'm running it from a live usb in a usb 3.0 slot (if that might be the problem). Ubuntu isn't using my usb 2.0 slots for some reason ...
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Internet(wifi) problems with ubuntu 14.04

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I was having very slow internet compared with my windows PC and I did the following fixes after going through the forums. 1. disabled IPv6 $ sudo su - # nano ...
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Unable to connect through GPRS Vodafone connection

I am using a Motorola MOTO E Mobile Phone with a dual SIM facility. I have got a GPRS connection for surfing purpose. The connection is through VODAFONE and I am an INDIAN residing at Kerala. I ...
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Does Ubuntu contain links to Phishing websites?

My first time using Ubuntu and I think it's really great except I am concerned about the following experience. I note when I click on the Amazon shopping icon on Ubuntu's icon tab that the Amazon ...
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Unable to download packages from Ubuntu Software Center - “Check Your Internet Connection”

Whenever I try to install any package, I get the error "Unable to Download Packages", "Check your Internet connection". But the strange part is that I can use synaptic to download and install the same ...
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Download Speed limited

I have lenovo g510, when I am using Windows my download speed is 12Mbits/s but when I use Ubuntu it's only 600kb/s. What is the problem? As a side note: I haven't tried any solution yet because I ...
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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS unable to connect to the wired internet

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional. Although, I can access the wired internet from Windows, but can't from Ubuntu. It appears that Ubuntu detects the wired ...
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My internet works EXTREMLY slow (Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0)

I'm completely new to ubuntu (14.04). Friend instaled it on my compuiter yesterday and we ran into problem that internet runs extremly slow. Sometimes page times out. I have instaled Win 7 on SSD. ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 1545 and I can't get the wireless internet connection to work?

I am very new to Ubuntu so please explain it in layman's terms. I have found various threads that explain this problem and resolving it using a wired internet connection to download drivers. I piggy ...
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internet access [duplicate]

I am new to to Ubuntu. My laptop is connected to the WiFi but I am not being able to access internet. However the same WiFi is working on my mobile. If any other information is reqd than I can provide ...
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Wired connection not working Ubuntu 12.04

My connection was fine until now, but my wired connection is not working in Ubuntu 12.04. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 along side Windows 7 partition and the connection works on Windows but not on ...
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Cannot access Google services

I cannot access any Google services such as Google.com or GMail from my Ubuntu 14.04. It's not an ISP issue, because I can access Google services using my smartphone using the same wifi connection ...
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Installation of data card

I am unable to use my data card. How can I use it. Basically I am using a data card which has auto installer option for which whenever I plug it on any device it installs automatically. But in ubuntu ...
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Can't access internet via ad hoc in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got very weird situation. I have PC with ethernet and wireless. On PC I've created ad hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to connect it with my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. What is weird: ...
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Yet another “Internet is not working fine on 14.04” question. Tell me the output you need and I'll paste it

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop and got this annoying behavior: wireless connection works fine the first minutes and then it just stops working at all. Network manager says it is still ...
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Regarding Connection activation of Wired connection

While I am trying to connect the broadband wired connection, it is showing a 'Connection failure' window with the message (1) Creating object for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unstable wifi connection

I am having internet connection problems on Ubuntu 14.04. Its fine on Windows 8. The connection happens, but is very spotty and will frequently drop. Currently the only way to restore the connection ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 unable to connect to wired internet

After I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, I am not able to connect to Internet. The out put of ifconfig is eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:19:d1:6e:fb:1a UP BROADCAST MULTICAST ...
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Ethernet connection is not working

i have a problem with my internet connection. I´m using dual boot win7 and linux(Ubuntu). My ethernet connection is working in win7,but in linux, it isnt working. Its says ethernet is disconected and ...
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Can see wifi connections, but cannot connect

I have a Ubuntu laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, and I cannot connect to a wireless network. I can do that fine by an ethernet cable but it's getting really annoying.... I can see it fine, I click ...
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wired internet fluctuates on ubuntu but not on windows 8 (in dual boot).. pls help

My wired internet speed (I dont use wifi) fluctuates a lot between 0-200 kbps and stays at 0 a lot.. I have windows 8 in dual boot but the net does not fluctuate there.. I do most of my work on ...
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My airtel 3G data card is not detected by Ubuntu 14.04. What should I do to make it work?

The dongle starts blinking but there is no any changes shown by operating system when I connect USB data card Airtel 3G to my laptop. Any help will be great. I don't see the mobile broadband in the ...
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Internet conection problem when updating Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 Server

Upgraded my server's software from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the server cannot access the internet. I can ping devices on my LAN, including my modem. When I try to ping any site on the ...
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Can't connect to school internet

I recently got a new ubuntu laptop for school. The only problem is that I cannot connect to my school's network. To connect I have to select the network in my network list, then open a web browser and ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Working

My Wireless Adapter Broke Yesterday and i did not have the time to go and get a new one. so i tried connecting with a Ethernet cable but ubuntu does not seem to recognize the cable at all. i tried ...
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only internet in guest session

I ask for some help. I don't know why I don't have an internet connexion on my user session. Precisely, I don't know why my computer terminal search for a cache that doesn't exist now on my ...
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Problem with Internet connection after unplugging USB adapter

I use Ubuntu 14.04 for over a week. Today I had to unplug my USB wireless adapter to connect USB drive and copy some files. After I plugged my USB wireless adapter back again, I couldn't ever connect ...
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How to add WPA Enterprise TLS connection in Kubuntu?

how to add WPA2 Enterprise connection over TLS in Kubuntu 10.13, using its standard network manager? I want to connect to my university’s eduroam network and cannot do it. When I try to do it in ...
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How to set a single shortcut to switch an Internet connection on and off

Which exact one-line conditional construct activates an existing Internet connection if it's off and deactivate it if it's on? I looked some on-line pages to understand the use of the "nmcli" ...
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Newbie question on USB Mouse

So I'm a total newbie to Ubuntu - installed it last night - and I've ran into a few problems: Firstly, I have two monitor displays connected to my computer. Monitor 1 works fine - mouse and keyboard ...
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Can't get my wired connection to work

Wireless works fine without any problem, but wired connection is not working for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow a number of different topics, mainly these; ...
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How to connect to the internet via command line or graphical utility given I can't click at the top of the screen?

My Ubuntu 12.04 installation has an input problem preventing me from clicking near the top of the screen. That is, there is an unclickable area, circa 60 pixels high and stretching all the way across ...
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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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Can browse internet but can't update Ubuntu 14.04

Using wifi connection or 3G connection I can access Internet but when I'm trying to install updates through the software updater it says no Internet connection. When I try ping google.com it also ...
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How to check Internet Speed via Terminal?

Instead of going to sites like speedtest.net, or others, I want to check my current internet speed from the terminal on 11.10. How can I do it?
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Wi-Fi automatically gets disconnected

Laptop : Lenovo ThinkPad x120e Router : Netgear N-150 wireless router WGR614v10 OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64 bit Problem is, sometimes my netgear wi-fi connection automatically gets disconnected, more ...
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Internet traffic monitor for ubuntu

I installed netspeed but it seems that run only on gnome desktop is there another internet traffic monitor for ubuntu?