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

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LAN port or LAN driver problem Ethernet Wirelan

I am having Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday after power shutdown I disconnected LAN wire from modem and connected to LAN port of Dell laptop. But my connection is not detected. I can connect through wifi. ...
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Set up Unison for use over internet with dynamic ip

I have two desktop pcs with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit installed on both the machines. I want to sync both ways the files between the two computers (office and home) using unison over internet without ...
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Can't create ad hoc network Ubuntu 15.10

I did the following steps: From the networks menu indicator, click edit connections Click Add Select type "wifi" On the wifi tab, set mode to ad hock On IPv4Settings, set to "share to other ...
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Server's internet connection restarted and now I can't connect via HTTP/HTTPS

Overview I have a LAMP stack installed on my Ubuntu Desktop 15.10 server which hosts a number of websites using Virtual Hosts. They have been working fine and out of mind for the last few months. ...
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How to know how much data is consumed in ubuntu

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 .I used to have windows 7 on my laptop . In order to keep a track on how much data I have consumed ,I used to have a software called NETWORX which also helped ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu Connects to Network but not Internet

I am running Hyper-V on Win 8.1. I had no problems creating VMs running Windows 8.1 and Win Server. I created one running Ubuntu, reused the same Bridged Hyper-V Virtual Ethernet adapter. VM running ...
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can't connect to public wifi with a redired login

I'm completely new to Ubuntu and just installed it yesterday on my Asus g72gx I'm having problems connecting to the public WiFi at my local coffee shop. Normally, when you connect to the Internet it ...
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Wireless Internet Ubuntu 15.10

I'm a legit beginner with Ubuntu as I've had Windows OS all my life, so bare with me. I got a PC with a wireless network adapter called: ASUS PCE-AC68 After entering the command lspci -knn | grep ...
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Why does it take 3 times for klink configuration to work?

So I use my cell phones internet connection to go online very frequently, and I've found the magic rule to get klink (the program that enables me to go on the internet) to work appriately: Turn ...
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Unable to access institute website on institute lan

I'm unable to open my institute website (including the main website, library website, webmail login) on my institute LAN or WiFi connection on my laptop. I'm, however, able to open every other ...
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Random drops of the internet connection, while Network stays stable

Since a while now, I seem to have a weird problem: My laptop (with Ubuntu 14.04) randomly loses it's internet connection, at least 20-30 times a day (for about 1-2 minutes at a time) while the Network ...
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ifup eth0: unknown host

unfortunately, i am in Ubuntu Recovery Mode. I need Internet connection but, i fail to bring it up. $ ifconfig enp0s2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr xxxx inet addr: inet6 addr: ...
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Unable Connect To Internet In Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on Dell Vostro 3446 and immediately updated Ubuntu. It asked me to restart and I did it. After the restart, I'm not able to connect to internet using ...
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The adaptor sometimes can't connect to the internet and sometimes it connects and the internet speed is slow

my internet connection is slow Could you please help me fix this? I use an wifi adaptor tp link tl wn8200nd I am able to present the following diagnostic info: sudo lshw -C network ! ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 from USB without Internet Access?

Dears, I am installing ubuntu server 12.04 on HP Proliant DL 360 server. I downloaded the iso file from ubuntu site and create USB bootable flash using YUMI and universal-usb-installer. The HP ...
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UBUNTU WIFI ISSUE [Random disconnects]

so I got Ubuntu installed on my computer however, the wifi randomly becomes unusable for some odd reason. I don't know what causes it but it jsut becomes unusable. The wifi does not disconnect just ...
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After Installing 14.04 wifi makes connection, but doesn't allow internet access

I searched the forums, but it seems anyone with a similar problem didn't get a proper solution. I have good wifi signal, other devices connect to the internet just fine, computer is connected to ...
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Internet not working through Ethernet

Previously it was working fine, But after re-installing ubuntu this problem emerged. I can easily login through my ISP web page, But after that I can not be able to connect to the internet (I tried ...
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Randomly loosing internet connection with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I've just made fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm experimenting strange behaviour of the internet connection: sometimes I cannot send receive any data, even if the connection is still active ...
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No network when the lid is close

OS: ubuntu 14.04 I'm working with 2 external screens and I want to close the lid, the internet is gone (tried tones of times, a second after I open it back - the internet is back). I can still see ...
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How can I see what application is using the internet?

I managed to download / upload 22GB of data on Friday, and 14.76GB of that was "off peak" - between Midnight and 8 am. I do not use the computer during those times, so I'm wondering what is using ...
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I can browse any website except of Facebook and Youtube

I have Ubuntu and archlinux running on different boxes. Along with and Android phone. which i can't open Facebook or Youtube in the browsers (Firefox, Chrome). Error message: Server not found. I can ...
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Wifi Connected but no internet after installing squid proxy

I am having issues connecting to the internet after I tried to set up a proxy. I eventually deleted it as I couldn't configure my settings to have internet. But I still don't. I rebooted my network ...
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Error in setting wlan sensitivity

I use public wifi in an institute and they have got multiple routers with the same SSID spread throughout the campus. It so happens that often my laptop connects to a router with very weak signal, ...
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No Internet in 14.04 running in Virtualbox

I've installed 14.04 in a Virtualbox with my main OS being windows 10 but it can't connect to the internet. It says it's connected to wired connection 1 but firefox says the server is not found and ...
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Wifi problem rtl8723be

I have tried a lot of ways to make my WiFi connection stable and it is okay now for an hour. (Solutions that I already tried: 1 , 2, 3). The 2nd link helped me to install the drivers. options ...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo ...
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Software Updater is not working properly in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have working internet connection but whenever I put system in software updater it shows message "failed to download repository information and check your internet connection"
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Wireless Broadcom adapter is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 4.2

I updated kernel to 4.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily My wifi is not working but my ethernet is working. Please help me out. Output of lspci -knn | grep ...
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How can I make Ubuntu automatically detect the correct timezone based on my internet connection?

My default location is GMT+1. I would like Ubuntu to automatically change my default timezone based on the timezone of my connected internet connection. Example: When I am in Portugal, and ...
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Ethernet not working 14.04

I am new to ubuntu. My Ethernet is not working properly but wifi is working properly. For my ethernet to work, I always have to put this command after every restart(sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 ...
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Ubuntu host. Windows XP VM. Internet Access for VM via host

I'm trying to grant internet access to my virtual machines running Windows XP. Unfortunately, they aren't connecting for some reason. In the past, when I've used a Windows host, VMWare creates it's ...
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Internet connection

I've just started learning Ubuntu. I installed 14.04 on a Compaq laptop. No Problems, but.... No matter what I try I cannot get the thing to connect to my router. Tried both WiFi and hard wire. ...
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Using ubuntu14.04/windows 10 as OS's… my ethernet connection (straight into the wall, not a router) has stopped working

Window's performed an automatic update without my consent and after restarting to use ubuntu my ethernet stopped working. I've tried several cables and ethernet points. No luck. Please please help! ...
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Wifi not working on ubuntu 14.04 and wicd

Hey guys im running ubuntu and wicd on an hp pavilion g7 and just cant seem to connect through wifi. I have an atheros wifi adapter and ive read about the driver issues but i have the correct driver. ...
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Internet through Ethernet problem

Internet cannot be accessed through Ethernet in newly installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.4, but it can be accessed through WiFi. It can be accessed through both Ethernet and WiFi in Windows 7, which is ...
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Ubuntu Wifi Range

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Notebook. One problem that's bugging me is that Wifi. If I sit near the modem the wifi connect automatically and that's no problem. If I move into the living room ...
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can't run Cyberoam Client on x64

I got following error when trying to run this file: bash: ./crclient: No such file or directory when u download the client u get this 2 files : ( crclient ,README) ...
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Wireless network not detecting and no internet access in Wired connection

I have bought new Dell Inspiron 15 5558 I have dual booted it by Windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Internet works great in Windows 10 but I have issues in Ubuntu. My Ubuntu does not detect any ...
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Why does my network connections history tell me I have had a wired connection?

It says, 2 days ago that I have had a wired connection. Why is it telling me that when I have not used an Ethernet cable ? When I googled this, nothing came up, except people asking questions about ...
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Internet wired connection : problem in 15.10

I've just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 (at least...). And I face exactly the same problem as mentioned here. There are different posts on that topic,but none is really solved and they suggest ...
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How to list the ipaddress of hosts in a network? [duplicate]

I am using the educational institute internet service using Wifi as well as wired LAN. The basic setup what i understand is that whole institute is covered with wifi and there are multiple wifi ...
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wifi causing problems

I have an Intel nuc with Ubuntu Mate 15.10 (I updated from 14.04 to attempt to fix this problem, but it did not help) The wireless adapter will not connect to the internet, and it had been causing a 7 ...
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Internet can't be connected - “Disconnected - you are now offline”

I am a very new user of Ubuntu and booted my Lenovo 3000 n500 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04.4. Every time it's displaying "disconnected - you are offline". But the same file is used for my friend's PC and ...
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All Internet doesnt work

Ok everything was working perfectly fine. Shortly after attempting a to create a virtual box, and that not working properly, I find to discover that my wifi is switched off. ok so I try to switch it ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 no wired internet connection after update

Since updating ubuntu 10 minutes ago our Ubuntu server no longer has a wired internet connection. The LAN is still working fine because I'm connected to the server but: ping www.google.com returns ...
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Using 2 NIC Cards and Remote access

Network Configuration See Network Config Above (Sorry for the link but I can't insert an image yet) I have an Ubuntu Server setup with 2 NIC cards: eth0: 192.168.2.3 connects to DDWRT router that ...
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Installing TP-Link wireless adapter Archer T2U

I'm currently trying to install my wireless adapter on Ubuntu 14.04, I know there's already some posts about it, but their solutions involve somekind of drop in performance, I can get 130 Mb/s for 10 ...
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How can I connect my laptop to the internet for the first time if the network-manger-icon is not displayed?

I bought a laptop for a friend and installed Ubuntu for him. Since he had no internet connection home when I delivered the laptop I didn't try to build up a connection until now. I opened the ...
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How do I setup network with wifi for internet and wired for private network

I want to connect my network so that the wireless connection has internet connectivity and the wired connection is to a private local network. In network/interfaces I have an entry for the wired ...