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

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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - cannot connect to internet with wired or wireless connection

I just installed Linux and Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows 8 on my HP Pavilion. First, I had problems with the graphics card and it said it could only operate in low graphics mode.But it just stall ...
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Simple internet traffic whitelist

I've been searching like crazy trying to find a solution to a problem that seems like it ought to be very simple. All I want to do is block all internet access at the system level, except for a ...
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Internet Connects, but only works sporadically

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Chromebook 14. Unfortunately, I've been having some networking problems. When I connect to the Internet, one of two things happen. Occasionally, the Internet ...
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Wireless dropping out periodically on laptop

Recently a problem has started occurring on my laptop where the wireless connection is slow to connect and after about 30 seconds it disconnects. The Internet is also very slow when of works. It works ...
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can't connect my Internet Service Provider ftp server

can't connect my isp ftp server. before that in windows 7 usually i can access my isp's ftp site. but in ubuntu it takes too long and at the end it shows "10.112.200.11/is not available". What can i ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Wifi Problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Thinkpad T60 laptop. Laptop detected my home wifi and I connected to it. Accidentally, the power plug of router got disconnected from the socket and my laptop got ...
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can't connect to local internet using wire

I'm at work right now. there's a Windows pc connected to some sort of shared wired internet ... when I connect that wire to my laptop I can't connect to the internet it keeps connecting and then it ...
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Unable to connect to the internet in 13.04 but fine in 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. Unfortunately, I can't access the internet. The same problem occurred with U 12.10. But with U 12.04 it's working perfectly well.
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Ubuntu installed on MAC has ethernet and WIFI problem

I have problems with my Internet connection and interfaces. I will give those info below to help and explain my problems. 1- Ethernet (cable): Internet works through cable but only if I boot ...
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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Can't use wireless internet through USB

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). I want to use wireless Internet on Ubuntu and thus need to install Idea Net Setter(ISP) for the same. In the USB drive I can find some files, one of the files read ...
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System Network Certificate window Frozen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04, with gnome-shell. I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network. I enter my login and password, but no certificate -- I'm instructed by my university to ignore the warning (I ...
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Is it possible to use Active X?

I have several sites which request Active X with MS Internet Explorer. And I tried to install IE using WINE. Unfortunetely, failed to do. What can you suggest for my sites which don't want to ...
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Internet connection does not start automatically

Few months ago I had a problem with my internet connection in my Ubuntu 14.04. Currently, the connection does not start until I execute this command: sudo modprobe r8169 How can I fix this so that ...
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Win7/Kubuntu 14.04 dual boot, pppoe cannot connect to internet in Ubuntu, restart to Win7 and no problem

I have a setup with a wireless point for several apartments, where there is a switch for multiplexing all the flats, and I connect with a username and password. I do a pppoeconf to configure things ...
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Error updating Ubuntu14.04

I am getting this error while trying to upgrade: Please help!! Reading package lists... Building dependency tree... Reading state information... The following packages have been kept back: ...
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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How to install ATI graphics card drivers? [duplicate]

AMD 's website is not opening.So how shall I install my ATI graphics card driver?
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NetbootInstallFromInternet?

I'm currently running Fedora, and I want to switch to Ubuntu. So I found this installation guide: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/NetbootInstallFromInternet I do have wireless ...
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Shows No internet connection in Ubuntu Software Center. But apps can be downloaded using terminal [duplicate]

I'm using BSNL EVDO USB modem for internet connectivity. And I have connected the modem using "wvdial". I want to install Psensor from Ubuntu software center but it shows no internet connection. But I ...
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Ubuntu Ethernet not working 14.04

I Recently Dual Booted Linux Ubuntu with Windows 7, the Ethernet Internet works on Win-7 but not Ubuntu. sudo ethtool eth0 result nick@Linux-Dual-Boot:~$ sudo ethtool eth0 [sudo] password ...
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No internet connectivity despite all other devices working

I have configured a router and all of the devices work except for my linux box, when I boot it to windows, it can connect via wifi. When I connect it via ethernet it works, but through wifi, even ...
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Ubuntu server cannot access internet, however can use SSH

So as stated I can access my server remotely, and locally using SSH, however I dont have access to "The internet". By this I mean I cant access webpages. dtipp@mc-server:~$ ping www.google.com ping: ...
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Can't connect to Internet via D-Link Dir-600 Router on Ubunto 14.10

I recently installed Ubunto 14.10 and have trouble accessing the internet with my current network setup at home. (Cisco EPC2308G Moden - D-Link DIR-600 Router - Samsung R540 Laptop) I can access the ...
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Track Network Usage in Wifi Connection

I'm a student staying at a communal residence of 6 people and the rent includes internet access which is supposedly uncapped but if you really push your downloads(lets say more than 300GB) the ISP ...
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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 ...