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

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Cant connect to LAN after moving to an optical fiber connection

I use Ubuntu Server via VirtualBox. We have just changed the office internet to an optical fiber connection and the internet on UBUNTU stopped getting recognized, even though when I open the browser ...
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What are alternative reasons for low network connectivity?

Excluding this, as I have tried all methods listed on this site. And excluding this and this, they are in the aforementioned site. What are possible causes for a software based slowdown of internet. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 having troubles with internet connection (first time boot) [closed]

This is my first time that I've installed Ubuntu on this machine and I'm running the 15.10 version (most recent one). I installed Ubuntu and all seemed fine. I went ahead and connected to my home ...
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VPN in non-browser applications?

I am at a boarding university with restricted internet access (most broad-band using sites (YT, other video sites, gaming content sites) are blocked). I can bypass the YT blockade easily in browsers ...
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New Linux Install. After competion on reboot the Internet connection icon has disappeared

I am a new user to Linux. I have completed a fresh installation (removed windows) onto a HP Nx7300 Laptop Standard 1gb of RAM with Ethernet card inside using a WIRED connection. Everything seemed fine ...
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Can't log onto internet [duplicate]

I have just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 but I'm unable to connect to the internet. I travel a lot and connect to WiFi hotspots at various bars and restaurants. No home service. In Windows 7, I just ask ...
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Video playback causing system freeze, are settings for add-ons incorrect?

While online my system keeps freezing while watching video, with the error message “This window might be busy and is not responding. Do you want to terminate the application?” . At that point I have ...
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Wired Network Disconnections - Reconnects Only After Reboot

After booting the system, the network seems OK. There is full connectivity and no sign of failure. After a random length of time (between 3 minutes to 4 hours) all connectivity is lost. I cannot ...
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Make static IP visible

I have Ubuntu 15.10 with a static IP from comcast. The LAN allows all other computers access to server for FTP and ssh on router IP address. All computers on LAN have access to internet. From internet ...
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apt-get install extremely slow on Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bits in dual boot with my Windows 10 and now when I want to install all necessary components I realize the (wireless) internet connection is very slow in Linux, being ...
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Internet connection not working - Ubuntu 14.04

That's my first time ever to use Ubuntu. I like it so far and I'm gonna migrate from Windows to Ubuntu. I have a problem with my internet connection, both wired and wireless. The wireless keeps asking ...
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Usb Wifi Device Stops Working

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD 64bit) on my desktop PC (HP-8200). I bought a generic '150Mbps Mini Wireless N Usb Adapter' off ebay for connecting to our wifi. The internet runs for a few minutes, ...
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Problem while using internet in xubuntu

I am currently using xubuntu LTS 14.04 on my lenovo G 50-30. Sometimes while i am using internet my computer just stops functioning and i have to manually turn off the laptop. (this happens only when ...
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Need help connecting to wifi

I just installed Ubuntu because I was having a lot of problems with Windows on my computer.. but I don't know much about Ubuntu. How do I download a driver so that I can use my wifi? I cannot access ...
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Trouble with internet. The symbol shows that wifi is connected but have no internet. Ethernet works

Ive just begun using ubuntu and getting started was a bit troublesome. On my laptop I initially had Windows 8, but wanted to dual boot it with ubuntu. So i followed the procedure and dual booted it. ...
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Lenovo Q190{Ubuntu 15.10} Wireless Networking Issues - Connected to network but no internet

I'm new to Ubuntu (as in, just installed 2 days ago) and I'm running 15.10 on my Lenovo Q190 Ideacentre. I've been running into a lot of problems with installing and just about everything else but ...
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How to route Ethernet network to Wifi network for internet access

I am trying to setup a small RaspberryPi 3 cluster using Docker Swarm and a custom image for the RaspberryPis from HypriotBLog. I have two network ranges, 10.x.x.x on my ethernet card connected to a ...
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How to specify Wifi/Ethernet connection by software?

I want my terminal connecting to LAN through wired Ethernet connection, while Chrome connection to Internet through wifi. Is it possible to specify the connection by software?
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No Network Connection - ifconfig shows only lo - lshw -c network says *-network unclaimed

I got a new ThinkPad E460 with no OS installed, but had an ubuntu 13.10 USB stick around which I used to install ubuntu 13.10. The OS works fine, however I can't connect to the internet through ...
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Gateway M-6750 Install Ubuntu working?

Ive got this laptop. I installed Ubuntu, however could not access the internet. No networks showed up at all for wireless. It's Ubuntu 14.04. The laptop uses a Marvell TopDog card, which driver is ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 cannot update “Check your internet connection”

Whenever I try to update my Lubuntu 15.04, or even reload the software sources, it says "Failed to download package information. Check your internet connection." The odd thing is, my internet is ...
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SSH Into Local Machine Over WiFi and Access To Internet

I have two computers (running Ubuntu 14.04) connected to a home wireless router. I want to login to my laptop, from my desktop, while at home using SSH. Normally I set my laptop to connect to my ...
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Cannot connect after installing Ubuntu

When I try Ubuntu without installing, I have internet access through wired internet. But, upon completing the installation, I have no internet access through WIFI or wired internet.
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Can not access internet or Router with Ubuntu Server 14.04.3

I have installed Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 and set-up a static IP address, after I had applied the static IP as below im not a ble to access the internet by the server, when I try to ping google.com I get ...
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How do I block & unblock websites in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop edition. In that, I need to block the sites like torrents and Facebook, YouTube etc. Can you please help me to block and unblock the sites. If it is possible to do ...
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I am connected to Wired Connection but still not able to access the internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware workstation 12. It shows that it is connected to Wired Connection but still if I try to open any webpage on Mozilla Firefox, it says 'Server not found'. The ...
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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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How can I use a 3G usb dongle as a wireless antenna to access internet?

I have an old 3g usb dongle I used to connect to the internet, the SIM card has expired many years ago but I recall the dongle could connect to wifi. I have resurrected my old desktop that has no ...
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How to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through Wi-Fi

Like the title said, I need to share internet from my laptop to my smartphone through wifi, but (important!) considering that my laptop is connected to Internet through Wi-Fi too, I only have one Wi-...
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Wi-Fi connected, but drops after a while (Ubuntu 15.10)

I have to admit that i'm not expert in Linux or technology in general, so excuse me for the stupid question. Some weeks ago I've installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my Lenovo z50-70. Since than i'm ...
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How to combine two modem internet for speed up internet in ubuntu LTS 14.04?

I am from Nepal. I have been using an Ubuntu powered machine for the past 2 years and here in Nepal, the internet speed is very slow. My question is, is there a way to combine a two usb dongles on ...
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Qbittorrent in ubuntu is slower than Qbittorent in windows? why?

What the title says... I changed to qbittorrent because transmission is not as userfriendly as I would like it to be and downloads very slow ... (it peaks to a high speed but thats the only thing it ...
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I need to disable access to the internet on my install of Ubuntu. How do I completely *remove* the wireless drivers?

I have a dual boot of windows 7 and Ubuntu. I want the entire device completely unable to access the internet wirelessly. (But able to access it wired.) My first idea was to remove the wireless card ...
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Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? [closed]

Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? Are there any documented instances of this happening in the wild? I am talking about actually taking over the client's machine ...
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Just installed Ubuntu, how do I install Internet drivers?

as of right now I have no way of connecting to the wireless networks in my fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04. My wireless adapter is a TP-Link Archer T4u ac1200. I have another computer that I will be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 slow internet, Toshiba Satellite L15W-B1208X with Intel Pentium N3700

I am brand new here, and while I've played around with Ubuntu before in a different machine, this is my first time on a UEFI machine. I've finally had enough with Windows 10, and have cut all ties now....
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Xubuntu on an old laptop can't connect to internet

I have an old laptop HP Compaq nx 7400 which used to run Lubuntu 15.10. Wired and WiFi worked fine. Then I changed to Xubuntu 15.10, which actually feels quicker on my laptop than Lubuntu. But the ...
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Record All Websites Visited

I have a home network with about 5 computers (all Windows except 1 Ubuntu), and 4 smartphones. My current set-up is all devices connect directly to the router. I am wanting to keep a log of all ...
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How to block Internet access for some devices on given hours?

I have a Ubuntu machine (15.10) running as a gateway which routes / firewalls traffic between a LAN an Internet. I need to block Internet access during some hours for specific devices on the LAN. ...
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Wired internet connection lost 5 min after reboot

The wired internet connection is dropped approximately 5 min after a reboot. Running sudo dhclient restores the connection. Once restored, the connection is ok until next reboot. I think the problem ...
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Connected but no internet access in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using this broadband connection for a long time. Suddenly it stopped working, it shows "Connected DSL connection 1". But whenever I try to browse any website, it doesn't load and shows "...
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Connect to internet using wired network

I have recently installed Ubuntu and I expected that when I connect my internet cable it would be plug and play. But my netwok is not getting detected. I am very new to using UBUNTU. Can someone ...
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Can't connect to WIFI Access Point in 14.04

I am using Ubuntu Trusty Tahr (14.04). I have my WIFI driver installed properly. When my computer starts, and if an Access Point is saved, it will connect to it. It works fine for 5 miutes or so ...
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how to use ubuntu, H3c 802.1x on ethernet

On Windows 10 I can use H3C 802.1X 客户端.exe to open and input my id and password to login my college net but on Ubuntu O can not open the application as it has to be run under Windows XP SP3 ...
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Installing wifi driver for Dell inspiron 6400

I am trying to install wifi driver for Dell 6400 (Ubuntu). But whenever I go to 'Additional Drivers' and try to install, it get stuck in the middle. I had also tried these commands through terminal ...
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DNS sometimes stops working, resetting wifi helps for a while

Got a bit of a strange issue here, My wifi seems to work just fine for about 3 minutes allowing me to browse the internet, ssh etc. Then it stays connected but does not resolve any new websites I ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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Laptop can't connect to wired internet

Ubuntu 14.04. It detects wired connections but can't get an IP address. I've tried it with different wired networks and each time had the same problem, both with nm-applet and wicd. My other computer ...
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No wireless connection (WiFi problem) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS recently on my laptop and I can't connect to the internet via WiFi. I've used Wireless Info Script recommended here: wireles info script And I got following results: My ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 suddenly slows WiFi

Besides my internet is so slow, around 70Mbps, suddenly when I use Ubuntu it keeps dropping connection to 13Mbps, and I can't use Internet with that speed. There isn't a specific timezone where it ...