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

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Internet not working through Ethernet

Previously it was working fine, But after re-installing ubuntu this problem emerged. I can easily login through my ISP web page, But after that I can not be able to connect to the internet (I tried ...
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UBUNTU WIFI ISSUE [Random disconnects]

so I got Ubuntu installed on my computer however, the wifi randomly becomes unusable for some odd reason. I don't know what causes it but it jsut becomes unusable. The wifi does not disconnect just ...
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Ethernet not working 14.04

I am new to ubuntu. My Ethernet is not working properly but wifi is working properly. For my ethernet to work, I always have to put this command after every restart(sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 ...
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No network when the lid is close

OS: ubuntu 14.04 I'm working with 2 external screens and I want to close the lid, the internet is gone (tried tones of times, a second after I open it back - the internet is back). I can still see ...
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Error in setting wlan sensitivity

I use public wifi in an institute and they have got multiple routers with the same SSID spread throughout the campus. It so happens that often my laptop connects to a router with very weak signal, ...
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How can I see what application is using the internet?

I managed to download / upload 22GB of data on Friday, and 14.76GB of that was "off peak" - between Midnight and 8 am. I do not use the computer during those times, so I'm wondering what is using ...
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Wifi Connected but no internet after installing squid proxy

I am having issues connecting to the internet after I tried to set up a proxy. I eventually deleted it as I couldn't configure my settings to have internet. But I still don't. I rebooted my network ...
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No Internet in 14.04 running in Virtualbox

I've installed 14.04 in a Virtualbox with my main OS being windows 10 but it can't connect to the internet. It says it's connected to wired connection 1 but firefox says the server is not found and ...
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Wifi problems with rtl8723be in Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual booted my Windows 8 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. The wifi driver is Realtek rtl8723be. It didn't use to work but I updated the kernel to 3.18 and reinstalled the driver and that seemed to ...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo ...
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sharing a PC's internet connection to connect HTC One M8 device to the internet

I've HTC One M8 and in the settings there is an option called:"share a computer's network connection with this phone" any one who use HTC One M8 can reach it by going to: Settings WIRELESS ...
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Software Updater is not working properly in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have working internet connection but whenever I put system in software updater it shows message "failed to download repository information and check your internet connection"
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Ubuntu host. Windows XP VM. Internet Access for VM via host

I'm trying to grant internet access to my virtual machines running Windows XP. Unfortunately, they aren't connecting for some reason. In the past, when I've used a Windows host, VMWare creates it's ...
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Wireless Broadcom adapter is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 4.2

I updated kernel to 4.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily My wifi is not working but my ethernet is working. Please help me out. Output of lspci -knn | grep ...
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Using ubuntu14.04/windows 10 as OS's… my ethernet connection (straight into the wall, not a router) has stopped working

Window's performed an automatic update without my consent and after restarting to use ubuntu my ethernet stopped working. I've tried several cables and ethernet points. No luck. Please please help! ...
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Internet connection

I've just started learning Ubuntu. I installed 14.04 on a Compaq laptop. No Problems, but.... No matter what I try I cannot get the thing to connect to my router. Tried both WiFi and hard wire. ...
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Wifi not working on ubuntu 14.04 and wicd

Hey guys im running ubuntu and wicd on an hp pavilion g7 and just cant seem to connect through wifi. I have an atheros wifi adapter and ive read about the driver issues but i have the correct driver. ...
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Internet through Ethernet problem

Internet cannot be accessed through Ethernet in newly installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.4, but it can be accessed through WiFi. It can be accessed through both Ethernet and WiFi in Windows 7, which is ...
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wifi causing problems

I have an Intel nuc with Ubuntu Mate 15.10 (I updated from 14.04 to attempt to fix this problem, but it did not help) The wireless adapter will not connect to the internet, and it had been causing a 7 ...
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can't run Cyberoam Client on x64

I got following error when trying to run this file: bash: ./crclient: No such file or directory when u download the client u get this 2 files : ( crclient ,README) ...
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Ubuntu Wifi Range

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Notebook. One problem that's bugging me is that Wifi. If I sit near the modem the wifi connect automatically and that's no problem. If I move into the living room ...
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Why does my network connections history tell me I have had a wired connection?

It says, 2 days ago that I have had a wired connection. Why is it telling me that when I have not used an Ethernet cable ? When I googled this, nothing came up, except people asking questions about ...
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Wireless network not detecting and no internet access in Wired connection

I have bought new Dell Inspiron 15 5558 I have dual booted it by Windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Internet works great in Windows 10 but I have issues in Ubuntu. My Ubuntu does not detect any ...
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Internet wired connection : problem in 15.10

I've just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 (at least...). And I face exactly the same problem as mentioned here. There are different posts on that topic,but none is really solved and they suggest ...
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How to list the ipaddress of hosts in a network? [duplicate]

I am using the educational institute internet service using Wifi as well as wired LAN. The basic setup what i understand is that whole institute is covered with wifi and there are multiple wifi ...
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Internet can't be connected - “Disconnected - you are now offline”

I am a very new user of Ubuntu and booted my Lenovo 3000 n500 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04.4. Every time it's displaying "disconnected - you are offline". But the same file is used for my friend's PC and ...
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All Internet doesnt work

Ok everything was working perfectly fine. Shortly after attempting a to create a virtual box, and that not working properly, I find to discover that my wifi is switched off. ok so I try to switch it ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no wired internet connection after update

Since updating ubuntu 10 minutes ago our Ubuntu server no longer has a wired internet connection. The LAN is still working fine because I'm connected to the server but: ping www.google.com returns ...
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Using 2 NIC Cards and Remote access

Network Configuration See Network Config Above (Sorry for the link but I can't insert an image yet) I have an Ubuntu Server setup with 2 NIC cards: eth0: 192.168.2.3 connects to DDWRT router that ...
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Installing TP-Link wireless adapter Archer T2U

I'm currently trying to install my wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.04, I know there's already some posts about it, but their solutions involve somekind of drop in performance, I can get 130 Mb/s for 10 ...
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How can I connect my laptop to the internet for the first time if the network-manger-icon is not displayed?

I bought a laptop for a friend and installed Ubuntu for him. Since he had no internet connection home when I delivered the laptop I didn't try to build up a connection until now. I opened the ...
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Download/upload speed indicator applet for 14.04

I need a net speed indicator applet for Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed it as shown in: How to display network upload / download speed on the panel in Ubuntu, but this is not working in ...
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Internet slowness upon upgrading to 15.04

Strangest problem upon upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04—The internet will work fine for a few seconds and then get extremely, noticably slow. Then it will come back after two minutes or so for a few seconds ...
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How do I setup network with wifi for internet and wired for private network

I want to connect my network so that the wireless connection has internet connectivity and the wired connection is to a private local network. In network/interfaces I have an entry for the wired ...
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Wifi isn't working

I'm using a live ubuntu session, just to feel it out and make sure there were no problems before I completely installed and removed the mac osx os. But for some reason I cannot access the internet ...
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Internet connexion does not work anymore

I don't have Internet connexion since this morning. However, I have access to my local network and my other devices does not have issue to access Internet. I tried to reboot, I even shutdown the ...
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Internet connectivity drops upon installation

I'm dual booting Ubuntu Mate with Windows xp (just to keep a few things) it installs just fine but as soon as I restart it after it won't connect to the Internet either by WiFi or by ethernet. Ive ...
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Usinstalling BricsCAD V15 on Ubuntu 14.04 is not possible?

I have installed BricsCAD V15 from the internet as .deb and the USC helped to complete the installation, what ever I could not find it on the Synaptic Package Manager and I also can't uninstall it ...
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Upload Files(from the internet) to a dropbox or google drive

I want to download a file from the internet and I have to store it on my dropbox/google drive. Is there a way to skip my PC. So the dropbox server is downloading the file right in my folder? This ...
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How to enable wifi when the hardware switch doesn't work

On my acer aspire 5020 laptop the turn on wifi button is greyed out. And I've tried pressing the hardware wireless button and nothing happens. Is there any other ways of turning wifi on?
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No internet in WINE 1.6.2 under Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Metatrader under Wine. The program setup continually requests proxy settings. My broker tells me this shouldn't happen, and is a problem on my end. Here is what I have tried to ...
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Network connections not working after new motherboard installation (Ubuntu 14.04)

So I installed a new motherboard with an existing Ubuntu install and now my network won't connect (wired). The first help thread I read suggested deleting /etc/udev/70-persistent-net.rules and then ...
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Have to reconnect mobile broadband many times to establish internet. What could be the reason?

I am using Huawei E303 Model HSPA Stick in Ubuntu 15.10. But i have to keep on disconnecting and reconnecting the internet from the notification area 5-6 times to start browsing. Every time i get a ...
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Different internet ping from two user accounts

My desktop is running xubuntu 14.04 and my internet access is terrible with pings up to 9000MS. I created a new user account and I show ping speeds around 30ms, and browsing is fast. How can I find ...
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How to connect to a printer WiFi printer that doesn't have internet? [closed]

if the title might be a bit weird to understand I'm gonna explain. Basically Ubuntu ( Gnome 15.10 ) doesn't want to connect to the printer wifi network because it can't be used like a router ( the ...
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Internet is not working on my HP laptop

I can not connect to net,wired or wireless.I have seen here Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - cannot connect to internet with wired or wireless connection So sudo lshw -c network *-network ...
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(Just started using Ubuntu) Can't connect to Internet even with Ethernet plugged in

Booted up my desktop using a USB that had Ubuntu installed. Even though I have Ethernet plugged into my motherboard and my wireless card installed. I still can't connect to the network. I think the ...
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Eduroam Connects but there is no Internet

So my problem is the following: I'm able to connect to Eduroam in my university (Radboud in the Netherlands) but I have no internet what so ever and I don't get ping replies from anything else besides ...
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How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time to my laptop?

I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu simultaneously,both has internet access.I'm using Dell vostro 1014 (Ubuntu 15.10).Is it possible ?
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No wifi internet connection on ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with windows 8.1)

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with windows 8.1 but ubuntu won't connect to wifi. I am using ASUS G771JM and here is the output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net' on terminal. ...