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

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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 ...
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Wifi isn't working

I'm using a live ubuntu session, just to feel it out and make sure there were no problems before I completely installed and removed the mac osx os. But for some reason I cannot access the internet ...
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How to enable wifi when the hardware switch doesn't work

On my acer aspire 5020 laptop the turn on wifi button is greyed out. And I've tried pressing the hardware wireless button and nothing happens. Is there any other ways of turning wifi on?
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Internet connexion does not work anymore

I don't have Internet connexion since this morning. However, I have access to my local network and my other devices does not have issue to access Internet. I tried to reboot, I even shutdown the ...
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I can't connect to internet through wired connection

I'm new Ubuntu user. I just installed Ubuntu 15.10, my problem is like this: I can connect to Internet through wifi without any problem, but when I turn off the wifi, I can't connect through wired ...
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Network connections not working after new motherboard installation (Ubuntu 14.04)

So I installed a new motherboard with an existing Ubuntu install and now my network won't connect (wired). The first help thread I read suggested deleting /etc/udev/70-persistent-net.rules and then ...
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Internet connectivity drops upon installation

I'm dual booting Ubuntu Mate with Windows xp (just to keep a few things) it installs just fine but as soon as I restart it after it won't connect to the Internet either by WiFi or by ethernet. Ive ...
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Have to reconnect mobile broadband many times to establish internet. What could be the reason?

I am using Huawei E303 Model HSPA Stick in Ubuntu 15.10. But i have to keep on disconnecting and reconnecting the internet from the notification area 5-6 times to start browsing. Every time i get a ...
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How to connect to a printer WiFi printer that doesn't have internet? [closed]

if the title might be a bit weird to understand I'm gonna explain. Basically Ubuntu ( Gnome 15.10 ) doesn't want to connect to the printer wifi network because it can't be used like a router ( the ...
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Internet is not working on my HP laptop

I can not connect to net,wired or wireless.I have seen here Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - cannot connect to internet with wired or wireless connection So sudo lshw -c network *-network ...
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(Just started using Ubuntu) Can't connect to Internet even with Ethernet plugged in

Booted up my desktop using a USB that had Ubuntu installed. Even though I have Ethernet plugged into my motherboard and my wireless card installed. I still can't connect to the network. I think the ...
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Eduroam Connects but there is no Internet

So my problem is the following: I'm able to connect to Eduroam in my university (Radboud in the Netherlands) but I have no internet what so ever and I don't get ping replies from anything else besides ...
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No internet in WINE 1.6.2 under Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Metatrader under Wine. The program setup continually requests proxy settings. My broker tells me this shouldn't happen, and is a problem on my end. Here is what I have tried to ...
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How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time to my laptop?

I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu simultaneously,both has internet access.I'm using Dell vostro 1014 (Ubuntu 15.10).Is it possible ?
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No wifi internet connection on ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with windows 8.1)

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with windows 8.1 but ubuntu won't connect to wifi. I am using ASUS G771JM and here is the output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net' on terminal. ...
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Wifi Drop Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wifi keeps dropping out for some unknown reason: ahsan518@ahsan:~/setup/vagrant$ sudo lshw -C network [sudo] password for ahsan518: *-network ...
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Wifi realtek Realtek 8723BE inoperative on ubuntu 15.10

I've just purchased a notebook lenovo b50-80, mate ubuntu 15.10 installation with bios in legacy mode I made several attempts to operate the card by following this guide: Realtek 8723BE Wifi problem; ...
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Different internet ping from two user accounts

My desktop is running xubuntu 14.04 and my internet access is terrible with pings up to 9000MS. I created a new user account and I show ping speeds around 30ms, and browsing is fast. How can I find ...
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Connected to wifi . but no internet in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. Problem is it connects to WiFi and I can access to internet for sometime then no internet.I have to disconnect and reconnect WiFi then I can access internet for some ...
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How do I establish 'wireless internet connection sharing' via ethernet to Raspberry pi [duplicate]

I have searched this subject in great detail and still not able to connect my raspberry pi to the web via Ethernet. I have no problems making ssh contacts with the pi. I used this video as a start ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8161 - Ethernet connection doesn't work

Today I launched Ubuntu 15.10 from bootable pendrive and tried to connect to the Internet using wired connection - it doesn't work (same on Ubuntu 14.04). Wireless connection is fine. I've tried a lot ...
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Using two different internet connections (no load balancing)

is there an easy way to set up two different internet connections on a server? I have a Cubieboard 4 running Linaro's Ubuntu Server Port. It was installed and configured using only it's ethernet port. ...
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Static IP broke internet connection

I tried to set up a static IP, i got myself a static IP, but now the internet connection is not working. I did these steps: - ifconfig, i wrote down information about my internet. - sudo gedit ...
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I can't connect to my wifi network

I have a serious problem here. I have a new pc . It's a HP Notebook - 15-ac103nk. I installed both Windows 7 and ubuntu. I had some problemes with Wifi drivers in Windows 7 but I fixed them , and ...
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Wireless Internet not working Acer Aspire R5

I'm so new to Linux that it should be illegal for me to post on this forum. I bought this Acer Aspire a few months. It came with Windows 10. I obtained a virus after I removed my anti-virus soft ...
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WiFi works only after reinsatll

I am facing a strange connectivity problem. WiFi gets connected on my Ubuntu 14.04 but there is no internet. All other devices can connect to the same network. I reinstalled the Ubuntu desktop and ...
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WiFi won't work, no matter what

Ok so I've been trying to troubleshoot this for a couple of months now but I just reached the end of my capabilities. The basic problem is that my wifi does not connect to my home network (at least ...
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Can't access internet through wi-fi after some time connected [duplicate]

My problem is similar to this one but my wireless connection doesn't straight out disconnect. It appears to be ok looking at the wi-fi symbol at the upper right corner but after some time I can't ...
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Unable to create hotspot in ubuntu 14.04 using bridge mode

sample diagram: Internet ---> ADSL Router ---> (eth0)+----(Ubuntu 14.04 machine)----+(wlan0 :- WIFI-HOTSPOT) ----->| | |----> +(wireless interface of mobile1)---------(mobile1)----------| | |(wlan0 ...
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Can't access internet even though the computer is connected to an ethernet

I have dual-booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. In the early phase my wired connection used to work in both Windows and Ubuntu. But now it is only working correctly on Windows. On Ubuntu there are ...
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Wi-Fi internet connection extremely slow with one network in Ubuntu 14.04

Since I moved out to a new place for a secondment I experience problems with internet connection on my Ubuntu 14.04. On the same network (Mariam) with the phone I get around 20 Mbps in download and ...
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Share ubuntu internet connection to iphone 6s using bluetooth or usb (not wifi)

Hello i have my laptop it has better wifi card from iphone 6s so i can have internet access only from my laptop via wifi. Is there a way to share the internet connection also on my phone? I know I ...
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Windows 7 Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual boot but internet not working in Ubuntu no Wifi or LAN connections

I tried not to duplicate a question but the one that is similar to my issues got no answer. Wired and Wireless internet not working in Ubuntu 14.04 I have a dual boot between Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS not recognizing my wifi router

I am new to Ubuntu,in Wifi-networks I am able to see the routers of my neighbors,and some of them in near vicinity but it don't recognizes my WIFI router,I tried connecting it by clicking Connect to ...
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Wireless Connection Dropping Frequently Ubuntu 14.04

My Ubuntu 14.04 is finally installed on this dell emmc machine and the internet does work, but it drops after a few minutes of use (especially downloading). Here's the link to my wireless_script run ...
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No internet connection detected - Ubuntu 15.10

i have a problem. I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10 and installation resulted in no ethernet connection. I checked my ethernet cable and it is plugged in. here are results of lspc -knn: 00:00.0 ...
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Internet Networking not working unless dhclient is run manually

Edit: Please note, this problem is caused from a broken package, and is talked about more in another post. If you need a quick fix to temporarily get back the internet to fix the problem, I recommend ...
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Setting static ip for ubuntu in VMWare

I have a host windows machine which use static IP to connect to the internet (I am living at dormitory so everyone has their own IP). I installed Ubuntu inside of VMWare Workstation 12 but I am unable ...
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Laptop will not detect my network directly and will not give me access to the internet even if connected

I have issues with connecting with the wifi internet when I turn on my laptop. I have 2 wifi networks that I can connect with and even though it shows that it has been connected to either of them, I ...
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14.04 wifi symbol missing; no Internet

Update: HERE is the solution: upgrade made all network manager and wireless disappear in Ubuntu this morning Original Post: Internet used to work just fine yesterday. But now I got this Issue: No ...
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Cannot connect to network but works in safe mode

I have had Ubuntu 14 on my computer for a few months and have had little problems connecting to my wired connection. Today I had a problem with booting from my machine that I could fix after booting ...
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WiFi problem on Ubuntu (version 15.10)

WiFi is not working in my HP laptop on Ubuntu 15.10 whereas it is working fine in Windows 8. On Ubuntu 15.10 hardware key (for enabling and disabling Wi-Fi) turns red permanently while it turns white ...
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Wired internet problem

Recently a strange thing has happened to my laptop. Sometimes internet stops working on my laptop, but I can still access the internet using my phone, which is connected to the internet via my ...
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Ubuntu 14- no internet connections at all

I'm booting Ubuntu in WMware Workstation while using Win7, my laptop has internet connection in windows, but when I go to Ubuntu, it does not reckognize any connections. I searched the answers online, ...
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internet works fine for few minutes but stop after a minute

I just installed Kubuntu on y HP pavillon 15-p088ca and everything was all right since my Internet stopped responding. I tried to ping localhost : everyting was fine, try ping google.com : nothing... ...
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Ethernet and Wireless stop working after upgrading fresh install (14.04) [duplicate]

I put a fresh install of 14.04 on an Acer ES1-331. I was able to get a wired connection, but not WiFi, so I updated and upgraded using a terminal. After restarting, not only was WiFi still not ...
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Is firefox safe to use on Ubuntu/Linux? [closed]

While using Firefox on Ubuntu, I frequently run into warnings from various sites (recent examples: when checking gmail, www.hitrecord.org), that inform me that I am using an outdated/unsupported ...
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Can access the internet

In Ubuntu 15.10 the WiFi is connected to the wireless net, but there is no access to internet in any net, even though a 2nd partition in the same computer with elementary OS has no problem at all with ...
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Change the subnet of Internet connection sharing

When sharing internet connection from network-manager the following network is used: 10.42.0.0/255.255.0.0 Can I pick another network? I don't want the complex manual configuration, just want to ...