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

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Problem with ethernet (alx). Where to start?

I'm experiencing problem with my internet connection. I have a ASUS N56V, and following this link, I've installed alx driver. I'm using ethernet connection almost every days during the last year. ...
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unbuntu 12.04 suddenly having trouble connecting to internet wireless or wired

I am not tech savvy, so please give me explicit instructions if you have a solution. This problem has gotten progressively worse. Here goes: I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 with a D-Link wireless ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Connect to the School's Wired Network

My computer is connected to the school's network via an Ethernet cable, but ubuntu won't recognize the network. It will scan the network for about 30 seconds and then a small error window pops up ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet on Ubuntu 12.04

My new dell xps 13 haswell developer edition ( with ubuntu 12.04) began to have problems with the wifi. Everything worked just fine till yesyerday when I connected my computer to wifi at work (it ...
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Problem connecting to internet with broadband using username &password in ubuntu 12.04

I am able to connect to internet with BSNL broadband with "username & password" option. (Netowrk connection->DSL) But the problem is 'show password' option fails the very purpose of using ...
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(Ubuntu Server 12.04) Ethernet not working after switching to another port

I recently just made a new ubuntu server and want to copy my stuff from the old server to the new one. I connected the new server to the old ethernet cable (on the same port as old one) and gave the ...
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Installing Tata Photon Plus Dialer-Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Ubuntu-13.10. I bought a new Tata Photon Plus Prepaid connection (EC-156 Modem). I installed the dialer in my Windows Desktop Pc and it went fine. I tried to install the dialer software in ...
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connected to wireless but no Internet

I'm connected to my wireless network but unable to connect to the Internet. I restart my laptop several time but nothing happened. if I attempt to browse the web (or do anything else that requires an ...
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problem with networking

The network icon in top of my screen is connected to my wireless router, but Firefox doesn't work. When I inserted the address of a site in address bar of Firefox the "Server Not Found" page was ...
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12.04LTS - Can't connect to wireless or wifi

I am a new user to Ubuntu, and inherited a laptop with 12.04LTS on it. Neither wired nor wireless internet works. I'd like to get both to work. Here is the output to ifconfig: lo Link ...
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WIRED NETWORK IS NOT RECOGNISING IN MY LINUX 12.04LTS

i recently tried to connect with wired internet,but it is not working till now.The cable is working on all other operating systems except linux.
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Ubuntu will not install, trial version can not connect to the internet

I attempted to install Ubuntu from my flash drive on to my machine. While installing I could not connect to the internet. All it would say is Network, Disconnected you are now Offline while installing ...
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Can't connect to one specific wi-fi on 12.04.3

I recently downloaded Ubuntu 12.04.3, but I can't connect to one of my wireless internet. When I tried connect to one, it went ok. But when I try to connect with another, the message "password or ...
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How to connect to internet using wired PPPOE connection?

I tried following the Internet how-to guide to connect to my ISP, but I got stuck after the instruction to run sudo pppoeconf. It asks for my ISP account password, when I try to enter it, no text ...
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Ubuntu 13 / 12.04 no internet on wired connection

I tried installing both of em versions on my PC. I just can't seem to connect to the internet. On log-in Wired connection is trying to connect resulting in the You're offline cant not connect etc etc ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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Internet speed testing software for Lubuntu

I want a Internet speed testing software for Lubuntu which is fully GUI.
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Webpage doesn't render in ubuntu (tried firefox/chromium/browser) but works in windows

For some reason, I can't view the following webpage: http://areweb.berkeley.edu/courses/EEP118/current/problemsets/ I asked a windows-using friend, and it works for them. When I try it, I get the ...
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could not connect to wicd dbus interface

I get the following error when I start my computer, " could not connect to wicd dbus interface". What can I do? My internet is gone and everything I find online doesnt work, all I get is more errors. ...
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using sg with iptable => getting do_ypcall: clnt_call: RPC: … errno

i'm trying to prevent a program from using internet and used following howto: "HOWTO: Run a particular program but prevent it from accessing the Internet" ...
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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 connect MBlaze Ultra 3G Plus in ubuntu 13.10

how to connect MBlaze Ultra 3G Plus in ubuntu 13.10 . OS is not showing the Installation path from the Dongle also . Is there any additional softwares for installation ?
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I loose the wifi connection close to the router

I have a weird problem and I have no idea what is going on. From my room the wifi works good but as soon as I put my laptop next to the router I loose the connection and cannot reconnect. I have a ...
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don't have permission on file copied another account

I copied some of the folders from another account to the administrator account using gksu. Now, I am not able cut or delete that file and also not able to set permission. help.
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Not able to connect Internet on Ubuntu 12.4

I`m new user of Linux. I installed Ubuntu 12.4 LTS on my PC, but it is not able to connect to internet by using 3g dongles. I have used iBall 3.5g, DLink, & Huawei, but all of them did not worked. ...
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Ubuntu will not allow WiFi password more than 61 characters

My WiFi password is 64 characters and the connect button is only clickable until 61 characters. Any help would be appreciated. I am using wpa security.
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unable to browse internet as it needs to be authenticate via server reachable via IE 5 or above

I have recently installed ubuntu (ubuntu-13.10-desktop-amd64), the problem is that I have a DSL connection (wired connection) which need to authenticate via server and this server can be reached via ...
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Network Connectivity problem in 12.04LTS installed on VMWare 10.0

I installed Ubuntu 12.04LTS on Virtual Machines 10.0. My Host Operating System is Windows 8.1. My Laptop Hardware configuration is Intel 4th Generation i7 with 8GB RAM with an additional 2GB nvidia ...
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Slow wired internet speed Ubuntu 13.10

Just switched from WinXP to Ubuntu 13.10 and have extremely low net speed compared to what I had, (600kbs) to now (50kbs). I installed all the updates. No idea what to do.
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Internet connection disappears installing system or drivers

Today, I've created a bootable USB of Ubuntu 12.04LTS. When I booted it, everything seemed to work, and knowing well this distribution, I installed it rapidly. During the installation, it losts the ...
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MTS Mblaze not installing un ubuntu 13.10

Hi I am using MTS Mblaze Modem wuth a tata photon+ SIM card in it. It works perfectly on Windows 7 but when i connec t to Ubuntu 13.10 nothing happens. i tried to configure VPN and also Checked The ...
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my internet connection keeps drpping and this is the status

Downstream Upstream SNR Margin : 29.5 38.0 db Line Attenuation : 27.1 11.4 db Data Rate : 2053 509 kbps Max Rate : 17868 588 kbps POWER : 18.3 12.0 dbm CRC : 0 0
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Network yes, internet no [duplicate]

I have seen some questions similar to mine but not the same. I have just gone through the process of installing 12.04 dual boot with WIndows 8. Before I resolved all my boot issues and ran ubuntu I ...
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wifi not working since router upgrade

my ubuntu has worked well for about a year now but i have recently updated my internet package and with it got a new router. since the new router i have been unable to connect to wifi but cable is ...
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unable to connect to internet on ubuntu 13.10 but works fine on windows 7 on same computer

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7. Everything works perfectly fine except for the internet. In edit connections it just shows an ethernet connection when I boot onto Windows 7 the ...
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Update interrupted, now can't update Ubuntu 12.04

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04. While I was updating it there was an internet interruption. Now I'm unable to update, upgrade and install any app/program through terminal/software center (by connecting ...
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Slow Internet Connection Ubuntu 13.04 after Steam install/uninstall

i have Ubuntu 13.04 on my Toshiba Satellite z930 and until I installed Steam it worked like a charm. When Steam has been installed the problems started. The connection was really slow, sometimes it ...
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Can't connect to Internet after Installation of Ubuntu Desktop in Server 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS, on which my Internet connection was running smoothly before. Afterwards, I installed Ubuntu Desktop but now the server can't connect to the Internet. I can access the ...
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Ethernet Networks turned off and need to know how to turn them back on

So I turned my laptop on one day and the internet was really slow, like ten minuets to load the google page. So I need to know how to turn both of these Ethernet things back on. I have tried ...
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Firefox stops working after setting wireless network password

Running Ubuntu 12.04, I can't seem to get Internet access even though the Desktop icon says I am connected. So I reset the router, and everything seems to work fine, including after restarting the ...
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How to establish internet connection on ubuntu 12.04 running on hdd

After a long night trying to get Windows running on my PC, I finally decided to install Ubuntu (there were some strange problems with the drivers). While installing Ubuntu, I managed to establish an ...
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How to configure/troubleshoot internet broadband connection

I have a broadband connection and when I connect on Ubuntu (13.10) it detects the device, but is unable to connect to the internet. Manufacturer: Pro Link Model: P101
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Wi-Fi browsing history

Is there a way of viewing a Wi-Fi network's browsing history? (probably using the command line) Is there a package which serves this purpose? My OS is Ubuntu 13.10
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Xububtu 12.04 Internet super slow on wireless but fast on wired

When connected to the internet via wireless it runs really slow, for example, when I’m logged in to my Google drive account and try to access a folder it takes super long to load and that's if it ...
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Internet loses connectivity when steam is launched

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 whenever I launch steam or start a steam download I lose internet connectivity. Specifically I can no longer ping my default gateway. If I reconnect to the wireless it will ...
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Please help me connect to the internet

I recently installed a TP-LINK TL-WN725N wifi USB dongle. (see Please help me install this USB wifi adapter) The device is recognized by Ubuntu, and I'm able to connect to my home wifi network. I get ...
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system repair (12.04, 64 bit)

my friend is running ubuntu 12.04 (precise), 64bit-version, on her laptop. Unfortunately she skipped some of the automated updates or stopped them somehow, so that the internet doesn't function ...
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Wifi connected but no internet access

I hope you can help me, because I tried to find a solution in Internet but it was impossible to resolve my problem. Well, with Ubuntu, the WiFi works because I can see the logo, it says that it's ...
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Wireless won't connect in Ubuntu 13.10

I have now worked a while with Ubuntu but still not really into it. However everything worked fine after the Installation, now about after a weak I'm getting issues with my wifi. In the beginning all ...
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Just updated from 8.04 to 10.4 to 12.04 and no internet and don't understand 12.4… should I revert back?

Computer: Dell Inspiron 1420 Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (3GB, DDR2, 667mHz) Running Dual Boot with Windows Vista and now Ubuntu 12.04 Firstly, I'm not very Linux/Ubuntu savvy -- once things work I get ...