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

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How can I check Internet connectivity in a console?

Is there an easy way to check Internet connectivity from console? I am trying to play around in a shell script. One idea I seem is to wget --spider http://www.google.co.in/ and check the HTTP response ...
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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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My website is accessible on my home network but nobody else can access it on the internet

this is my first server I've set up so bare with me if I lack any important details. I have set up my ubuntu server and have my site working on my home network, I am able to see my website on all ...
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Wifi connects but internet not working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have tried other solutions posted on this forum but nothing seems to work. Right now I am wired to the Internet. Please help. Edit: i) Command: lsb_release -a Output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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How to install Intex DC14.4SWM modem in Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to connect my index modem with ubuntu 14.04, but didn't get to how as I also can't see any devices attached in media. Can anyone help to guide how it will work in Ubuntu? Below is what i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi not working with BCM4312 [duplicate]

I'm working on a dell inspiron1545 can get the wired connection to the internet to work but not the wireless. something with the driver? very new to Ubuntu. 1545:~$ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 0c:00.0 Network ...
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Cannot connect to internet through DAP-1650

Problem I cannot connect to the Internet when connected to my DLink Wireless AC1200 Access Point DAP-1650 via Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS. I can connect to the Internet when connected to my Netgear ...
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Fake wired connection as connected without lan cable

I am using Pro engineer wildfire 4.0 using wine loader. license server is based on mac address of Ethernet card. the software loads when connected to internet but fails to retrieve mac address without ...
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12.04 Wired Ethernet detected but no internet

My internet suddenly stopped working today. I've been trying to follow a bunch of different threads in attempt to fix the problem, but nothing has been working and I'm afraid I might have made it ...
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Missing network connections in Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine

Recently, I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit in VMware virtual machine. However, after the recent update, all of my network drivers are missing and I can't connet to internet using NAT anymore. ...
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how to run wvdial and internet at boot in 14.0

friends i have a modem 3g and i want to run internet from wvdial when the ubuntu startup without open terminel please help me and thakyou and me modem is alcatel x230D
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WiFi unstable, goes in and out

My wifi goes in and out on Ubuntu; I do not have this issue in OSX Yosemite (dual-boot). There is no message saying that it disconnected from the router. Sometimes it will just hang and other times it ...
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Slow internet connection when using ap-hotspot [duplicate]

I want to share a wi-fi connection for devices that don't get the Wireless signal very well, I managed to do this buying a Wireless Usb Card and with ap-hotspot but Internet connection is very slow. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Wi-Fi disconnecting after minutes

I'm new to the Linux world and I recently bought an Ubuntu 14.04 integrated laptop. I have a problem with my WiFi connection. It looks like ti's working fine, but after 1/2 minutes the connection ...
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Why can't I access internet through static IP set-up Ubuntu Server 14.04?

Just installed Ubuntu Server 14.04 and set-up a static IP scheme for the machine. However when I try to ping google.com I get destination host unreachable. I can ping the machine IP just fine, the ...
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Getting an internet connection to get drivers for wlan

My situation is that my wlan is broken. I have this other one i want to use. My pc at the moment has no internet connection which makes this awkward. Basically i can use: Laptop with an ethernet ...
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How to use a proxy on the command line?

I can set my proxy username and password along with proxy settings in the proxy ui but these settings do not work on the command line. How can I use apps such as wget & ping on the command line ...
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Ethernet Problem with

I am having problem with the lan connection, I have 2 OS windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My lan/ethernet connection works well in windows 7, but in Ubuntu its not working properly.Ethernet connection in ...
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Extremely slow(ethernet) speed on Ubuntu 14.04 vs Windows 8.1 (dual boot)

I recently dual booted my laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 8.1 after reading this post: http://everydaylinuxuser.com/2014/05/install-ubuntu-1404-alongside-windows.html Now, with ...
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Connecting to internet through bridge

I'm trying to connect my ubuntu desktop to the internet but my wireless card doesn't work on it. I have a Windows 7 desktop sitting next to it which connects to the internet through wifi so I'm ...
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Ethernet connection not working

I've got problem with my Ethernet connection on Ubuntu, although connection works fine on my dualboot Win 7 and I should say, that my connection on Ubuntu was working few days ago , but now it won't ...
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VM: Can not access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on VirtualBox 4.3.22 which is itself installed on Windows 7. I set the virtual machine network to NAT. Here is the content of my /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface ...
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All sites fail with 401 unauthorized

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and until yesterday everything was fine. Today I cannot access any site (no matter which browser I use). If I start Firefox, it wants to go to: start.ubuntu.com and I get a ...
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Have to restart laptop to make internet work again

My internet connection is lost every few minutes. If I restart my laptop or Enable/Disable Networking, it works again. What is happening?
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ISP switch. Rogered

Just switched ISP and am connecting my computer via Wi-Fi. It shows that I have a strong connection, but when I go on-line, nothing loads. no internet connection. Restarted my computer in ...
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Wireless is connected, no internert access (14.04 LTS)

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS just yesterday, so it is completely new to me, and it connected right away with my WiFi connection and although everything seems good I don't have an internet ...
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How to remove the internet interfaces?

In my internet list there are several wifi id's which is always displaying even I delete them through the GUI. How am I supposed to get to the interface files and edit the interfaces of ethernet and ...
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Proxy Server refuses connection after short period of time

I have a freshly installed ubuntu version 14.04 running on my Lenovo G780 (only later I learned that this Laptop may not be the ideal choice for a Linux system). Please note that I have never really ...
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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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Chrome refusing to reconnect to open website after changing network connection type

Using Google Chrome 40 on Xubuntu 14.10, I sometimes switch my network connection from wireless to ethernet (or vice versa) while I have some tabs with websites open. After this, I cannot seem to ...
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No Internet Connection although wifi connected ubuntu 14

I just installed 14.04 on my two Asus netbooks(same model which is weird). One works perfectly. The other one connects to my WiFi but doesn't connect to the internet. The only workaround I found out ...
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No internet connection on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, ubuntu 13.04 as host)

Internet works perfectly on host (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit, fully updated) but cannot connect to internet on guest Windows 7 (under Virtualbox 4.2). Have tried NAT and Bridge Network - none worked. I had ...
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(K)ubuntu 14,04 cannot get wired LAN to talk to internet

Need help in getting my LAN to talk to the internet via my "server". Server has 2 ethernet ports - eth0 is internal and eth1 goes to a DSL modem. (there is no wireless - this is strictly a wired net) ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Lenovo Ideapad Z580.

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad Z580. I have been having problems recently in connecting to the Internet since I've switched to a new router namely Edimax AR-7286WnA. ...
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Wi-Fi not working only on Ubuntu computer?

The Wi-Fi at our house does not work on my Asus notebook running Ubuntu 12.04. It works fine on all other devices except this one. Internet worked fine before I had Ubuntu and I had Windows 7, but we ...
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14.04.1 server install without internet access

This question has been asked twice before on this forum, 6 months ago and 1 year ago, no solution was given. My problem is the same. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso and used unetbootin ...
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if the Internet is unreachable cairo-dock menu disappears

if the Internet is unreachable cairo-dock menu disappears Is there a configuration or work-around that fixes it so it stays available if the network fails?
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No internet after VPN software

So this has been bugging me for a few days now. I tried connecting through a softlayer vpn. Their website ran a java applet and I noticed now that I can only connect at work through the one wifi ...
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sharing internet between network interfaces

I have a laptop with lubuntu 11 with two network interfaces, wireless and wired. Wireless interface connects to the router with DHCP and provides access to the internet. The wired interface has a ...
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Usb-thethering unsuccessfull from Android to Ubuntu (non-english)

I cant get an internet connection from mine Android phone for desktop with Ubuntu via USB-thethering, unless Ubuntu is not localized English (I need Estonian). If Ubuntu is set for Estonian, it ...
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I am a newbie please help me configure ubuntu? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu but during installation i found it reflected some errors. Now i am trying to install vlc player and many other software but it shows ! [snapshot] /home/akash/Desktop/a.part
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Why are people still using wget whereas there's aria2c [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connection downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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Data controll when using USB dongle for my internet connection

I'm new to Ubuntu, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and connect to the net using a USB Huawei dongle with a data plan with my mobile carrier of only 1GB. I connect to the net using this dongle but it is an ...
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Connecting to the Internet using Etisalat in Sri Lanka (Prolink PHS300) (Corporate Dongle)

I live in Sri Lanka and my ISP is Etisalat Lanka PVT (LTD). I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 a couple of weeks ago and I still am wondering how to connect to the Internet using my Etisalat Prolink PHS300 ...
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How to configure proxy authentication in ubuntu to work with terminal when my password contains @ [duplicate]

My USERNAME is 500037280 and my password contains an @ sign. I'm not able to change that at any cost. Is there any way to configure my proxy authentication from a terminal?
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [closed]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...