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

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OpenVpn is working but no internet connection

I'm using an OpenVpn connection in Ubuntu, it's working well but when I'm using it, my internet connection is not working. I edited my connections in network manager, I've been to the VPN tab, and ...
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14.04 (dell pc) unable to load some websites

I have ubuntu 14.04. Though internet works fine for windows 7, in ubuntu I cannot access certain sites as yahoo(yahoo cricket, yahoo finance etc. works, but yahoo, yahoo mail does not), facebook, ...
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Can I remove a category from the Dash-home

When I type something in the dash-home the system searches the internet and displays choices from there. Is it possible to remove this feature? If it is, how?
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No longer able to go online with 13.10

Bought my Computer from ebay, loaded with Ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10. Came with a disk with Ubuntu 13.10. I loaded Ubuntu 13.10 and called who I purchased computer from. He walked me through setting up ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 says it's connected to wifi but is really slow and won't connect to any website as if there is no internet connection

Like I said the wifi indicator says it's connected to the internet with like all of the bars (I'm right next to my wifi box) but, when I open up firefox, it won't connect to any website as if there ...
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Using an internet stick with Ubuntu 14.04 (t-mobile)

I have a laptop with a newly setup Ubuntu 14.04 install and I would like to use my internet stick: It's an HSUPA USB Modem Model:MF 195 (according to the printing on the stick). The provider is ...
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Application for watching online TV

Is there a desktop application that is able to browse and play online TV channels (similar to browser extensions like chrome tv)? I found democracy player, but there are no channels. The application ...
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Ubuntu not connecting to wireless [closed]

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed on my dell laptop for couple of months(didn't want it but my company forced it). Rescently I am having some issues in connecting to some wireless networks. So far I have ...
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Wifi continuously connects and disconnects from network

My Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS is connected through my home network (where there are 2 PCs with Windows 7). My Ubuntu pc is connected to network via Netgear Wifi USB Adapter N150 WNA1100 to a router ...
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Internet Connection Unstable

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and tried to connect to the internet. The problem is, every time i connect to the internet it tries to connect then disconnects and repeats over and over. On my imac, the ...
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Is there alternative to IEtester?

i used to use ietester in windows for testing site. but i found that it has no downloads for linux. is there any alternative for ietester in ubuntu.
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connection established but no surfing possible

I have ubuntu 12.04. I tried connecting my tata photon max. Though a proper internet connection was established, My browser is not working. I cannot use internet.
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LAN works but Internet gone after going to static IP

I had a perfectly functioning Ubuntu 12.04 system. I saw a YouTube video from DEFCON where a guy was discussing attacking home routers. In an Internet search of home router security I found a 2011 ...
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Block internet access to my client systems in my LAN

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 server in hp server hardware with 2 NICs. I have configured internet using NAT and is working fine. My problem is, i want to block some system from internet only. Can ...
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How do I check the internet speed inside Ubuntu 14.04

How do I check the internet speed on my computer, a dell Inspiron 1545, while using ubuntu 14.04?
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Invisible mouse cursor plus disabled internet connection on 13.10

I am totally new regarding Ubuntu, recently converted from Windows. A friend installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop a few months ago. It's been working great up until about thirty minutes ago. I booted ...
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Using mobile phone's internet through bluetooth

How can I connect to a mobile phone through a bluetooth connection to use the mobile phone's internet connection?
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Connecting to Network problems [closed]

I have an Ubuntu 12.10 HP laptop. I'm having trouble with connecting to this one certain network. The network itself seems to be working well for everyone else that's using it, so it seems to be ...
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Custom USB distro problem: cannot connect to the Internet

This is my first thread and I would like to apologize for my lack of knowledge regarding forum-based rules. I intend to make a Custom USB Ubuntu 13.10 Distribution with the applications i need. I did ...
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Edimax EW7811un only works for a short period of time

My Edimax USB adapter works fine for a short period of time ( ~ 10 minutes or so) but then just stops the internet connection. Then I either have to plug it in and out or reboot my PC. That's ...
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I can not see the videos webapps youtube

When entering the web application from youtube, I can not see the videos because I have not installed plash plugin. How do I install it?
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Firefox in Ubuntu 14 stalls on wired connection

I have just installed Ubuntu on a computer with wired internet. Everything seems fine, BUT Firefox will only load Google, Bing and Gmail. All other web pages stall; just keeps loading without getting ...
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Wireless card problems

I'm new to linux so forgive me if this is redundant or unclear. I just finished installing ubuntu (14.04); however, when I try to connect to a wireless network via settings or the top menum I am not ...
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cannot connect to tata photon plus network

I have installed tata photon plus using network and connections but it is not connecting to internet as a message appears no modem connection. how to solve it.
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How to connect to internet using Reliance NetConnect data card?

I have a Reliance NetConnect Data card. I have plugged the datacard to my PC but it doesn't autorun or asks for installation as it does on Windows. Without it being installed I cannot connect to the ...
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Can't visit any Google-related websites, don't know what's wrong

Occasionally I can't visit any Google-related websites. This includes Google, YouTube, Chrome and Gmail. This also happens when I am using Chromium web browser with Pepper Flash Player. It doesn't ...
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Internet connection occasionally becomes mis-configured

~2-3 times a month I'll be using the internet and the connection speed will drop to 0Kbps. At this point I usually try disconnecting and reconnecting from the network which solves the problem ...
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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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Connected to a wifi network, but unable to access internet - freshly installed 14.01

I have a DELL Inspiron N5010 laptop and I have dual boot with Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. I had Ubuntu 13.10 and now I installed 14.04 using live media (I did not upgrade.) Now I am not able to ...
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How to configure PPPoE in ubuntu under wired connection not DSL

I have ISP who gave me username, password, and authentication type for PPoE and provide ethernet cable wire home to home for accessing internet. Now my problem is how to configure it for wired ...
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Wifi network detected but not working

I was using internet connectivity by making my smartphone as wifi hotspot. Once i used internet connectivity using ethernet cable.I made manual proxy settings & ip addresses. After that I am not ...
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unable to connect dsl

no dsl connection was shows in connection menu when i use plog command this msg is shows: May 16 20:20:34 ubuntu-linux pppd[7031]: Unable to complete PPPoE Discovery May 16 20:20:34 ...
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Internet-based programs are unstable and slow

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. There is something conflicting with my internet access I think. After installing git and Sublime I've been developing, but sometimes (not rarely) I can't add a new package to ...
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Huawei k4203 HSPA+ dongle install help

I have Ubuntu 12.10 Have Huawei k4203 USB broadband dongle and although there are instructions for linux , they don't work. Here are the instructions: (1) Insert stick (2) Dismiss all popups ...
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Network latency

I'm playing a MUD. While playing, the output stops outputting. It will just hang there until I press enter or 4 - 10 seconds passes, then everything pops through and will run smooth until it hangs ...
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My ethernet is not been detected in Ubuntu 12.04

I'm very new to Ubuntu, all of a sudden my internet is not working in my Ubuntu machine. But fortunately the internet is working in my Windows machine. The ethernet cable is not even gets detected ...
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Can my internet speed be higher than my HDD write speed?

i have an old PC with 10/100 lan interface and Hitachi HDD 164GB with IDE interface. i connected 40Mb internt line to this PC. when i am trying to watch live video stream from the internet i am having ...
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Fire fox can connect to WiFi but terminal can't for my college's Network settings

I'm quite new to Ubuntu so please be precise. In my college, I've specific Wi-Fi settings with username and password, as well as LAN settings with proxy server. In my Network Settings and in the ...
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Wifi/Internet Access - nm-tool disconnected … proprietary driver didn't take

Having trouble getting wifi to work. Now having trouble getting ethernet (internet connection, line) to work. Connected via ethernet to try and get wifi to work and found out I needed to install a ...
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How to connect Reliance Netconnect+ dongle in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

I have a dual boot system with Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 8 (pre-installed). Everything worked fine but my Relaince Netconnect+ dongle never connects. Although WiFi is working fine. What should I do?
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Is network-manager responsible for regaining Internet connection after losing and regaining Wi-Fi connectivity?

When I bring my Ubuntu machine into an elevator, it loses Wi-Fi connectivity briefly. When I bring it back out, it is unable to regain Internet connection. Why could this be the case? Is ...
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ubuntu can't get correct ip config from router

At a point, all my network settings went crazy. nameserver point to 192.168.0.1, and ip address is 192.168.0.xxx. nslookup no response (Can't resolve any address). Can't ping any address. While ...
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Ubuntu wireless faill to connect [duplicate]

i just reinstalled my ubuntu and it seems like it cannot connect to wireless, it sees the network, attemps to connect it but after like 1-2 minutes it gives up. it always has been working fine before. ...
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WiFi connected but no Internet. Wired works through same router

Last night in ran Ubuntu from a DVD without installing. WiFi connection was working fine. Today I installed Ubuntu and I can't get an Internet connection. I connect to my WiFi, but I get no ...
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I have a laptop, can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I have an intranet without connection to the Internet, and then I have WiFi with connection to the Internet. Can I make a configuration that makes it possible to be connected to the Internet through ...
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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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N2N-Edge VPN and CentOS server

I have one big appeal. I'm newguide in configuring iptables etc... I have at home FreePBX server (on CentOS 6.5) where is installed n2n VPN as service I will name it [S] (adress on home LAN ...
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Unable to access network on ubuntu installed via wubi

I've installed ubuntu via wubi for windows (xp). However I'm unable to access internet via ubuntu whereas it works perfectly inwindows xp. Also I'm unable to access the grub menu when I press shift ...
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Certain websites are not loading in 14.04

In ubuntu 14.04, the internet connection established through ethernet (DHCP) , the all websites are loading perfectly. But through DSL some websites are not loading. for example ...
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Connecting USB Internet to Ubuntu

I have installed Ubuntu Desktop 13.10 through VirtualBox which is running on Windows 8 I'm using Reliance NetConnect+ ZTE USB internet connection I'm not able to connect Ubuntu to this internet. I ...