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

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No “eth0” listed in ifconfig -a, only enp0s3 and lo

So, I setup my Ubuntu box with VirtualBox, default settings - simple ISO image launch. After installing Ubuntu, I proceeded to test multiple programs, and everything was working fine. I have full ...
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Connecting to OpenVPN, authentication but no internet

I have set up an OpenVPN server with this guide https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-an-openvpn-server-on-ubuntu-14-04 but when I connect I don't have internet access... I ...
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How to configure Ubuntu 14.04 server as router for WiFi?

I'm a student learning networking and working on my college project. We need provide the wifi to students We have one system with two Ethernet ports We have one TP-Link access point (Wifi moderm) ...
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No Ethernet internet access, and no Wifi Showing up. Works fine on Windows

So I just got Ubuntu installed on my pc today, and had no Wifi available to connect to when I know my wifi was online. And also Ethernet wasn't registering at all. So after fishing around on the ...
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Restoring broken Ubuntu 14.04 - startx wont start, ifconfig gives me no options to connect to the internet, wvdialconf doesnt work

Well, this is rather embarassing. I had to do some cleaning on my root partition, and i probably deleted something important. The thing is, when i start ubuntu now, only tty terminal appears. When ...
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Minimal usage of the internet, disabling internet heavy applications? [duplicate]

I am about to go on a road trip with a wifi hotspot and to make sure that the internet is used sparingly we're taking a laptop with Ubuntu Trusty. We want the computer to use internet very sparingly ...
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How can i make a selfstarting script [duplicate]

I have an TL-WN727N wireless adapter connected to my laptop. Every time I start my laptop I must manually enter those two commands in a terminal: echo 'install rt2800usb modprobe --ignore-install ...
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Share wlan0 connection over ethernet

Here is my situation, i have network with a internet acess provider box as gateway and dhcp server in one room. And I have a wired network in the other side of the house and i can't pass a ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Ethernet connection not working

No matter how much I try I cannot figure out how to get wired Ethernet to work. I have a desktop that I installed Ubuntu on, I am very new at this so I don't know anything. I have been spending ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Broadband Connection Fails

After I installed Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu recognizes my Broadband Modem and I setup a new Broadband Connection but when I try to connect it doesn't connect and i don't see Broadband connection until i ...
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Cannot connect to the internet with Huawei 3G USB Modem

I am new to Ubuntu and to this site as well. I tried to connect to the internet using my USB Dongle, But I am not able to connect. I have used Ubuntu a few years back, and back then my dongle ...
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Wired connection from TP-LINK WR720 to Ubuntu failed!

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed along with Windows 8. I'm using a broadband connection that worked fine with Windows as well as Ubuntu individually. Today, I have purchased a TP-LINK WR720 router and ...
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ping and DNS work, but all connections time out

Both of my recently updated Ubuntu 14.04 boxes suddenly have WiFi connectivity issues. I can ping hosts successfully (using domain names), but I can't fetch any pages using browsers or wget. Two ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi connection droping and stuck [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.I have 4G wifi connection.I can connect with that connection but after some time connection get lost and I have to restart my pc to re-connect.... $ iwconfig wlan0 wlan0 ...
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How to write a C++ backend for Ubuntu Touch that can access internet?

Is there anyway to write a C++ backend for an Ubuntu Touch application that can access the internet, and download files? Or do I have to do that through QML, and pass it to objects written in C++?
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Internet Connection Really slow on Ubuntu 14.04

Hi I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my internet is really really slow.I have checked also some other distributions and all had the same issue.At first I was on wifi and now I have switch to ...
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how to know if WIFI driver is installed in new installed lubuntu and how to connect to wifi?

i have installed new lubuntu in my netbook dell inspiron mini 1012. initially i had ubuntu but it was running slow. when i installed it using bootable usb it gave me notification that during ...
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Protection against infected ISP

Today I faced a scary situation. I visited some websites and there was many ads popping up which warned me that something is wrong. I started my investigation and find out that some javascript files ...
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Specific wifi hot spot not connecting

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell laptop of model Latitude-E5520 with a wifi card Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N 6205 I've this wifi router that I can connect to it normally but can't even ping the ...
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Why aren't any of my pings being returned?

I'm playing around with the ping command in terminal but for some reason none of the pings I send are received apparently, if I ping www.google.co.uk it is always 100% packet loss, even though I can ...
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The wifi is not working on my HP Pavilion x360 with Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 10 but the wifi hasn't worked once since installation. However, it works fine in Windows. I made sure that on Windows the wifi is turned on. And I've ...
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cannot connect to internet via ethernet

as stated i cannot connect to the Internet via Ethernet cable. I can through wi-fi but that is about it. When i run ifconfig -a this is what i get: lo Link encap:Local Loopback ...
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Ethernet Cable not detected in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Ubuntu 14.04 does not detect the ethernet lan cable . Windows detects the same ethernet lan cable. Although ubuntu detects a lan cable which came in the box with router. Please help Here's the ...
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How do I share my Window's internet with my Ubuntu laptop through Ethernet?

So, I'm really bothered by the fact I can't use my Ubuntu laptop to access the Internet at my house. On my Windows computer, i use my Android's connection through PDAnet, but Ubuntu doesn't appear to ...
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Share USB mobile broadband connection through a router via LAN cable in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Millet Mini router which supports 2.4 Ghz and 5.0 Ghz networks. I also have a 3G USB dongle. I want to share the internet of USB dongle to the wifi Router through LAN cable connection between ...
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Internet halts on my Ubuntu 14. LTS 2mins after booting

I'm new to Linux Ubuntu. I just installed Ubuntu 14.LTS. I updated it yesterday and found out that after the update, my internet connection stays connected while I cannot access the internet over ...
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Thunderbird 38.3.0 on Ubuntu 15.04 - Cannot connect to gmail server

Linux LCP22 laptop, 64bit Ubuntu 15.04. Thunderbird 38.3 & Firefox 42.0 I am new to Ubuntu & command terminal use. My problem seemed to start around 20 Oct. Initially is seemed the problem ...
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I can't connect to ethernet in ubuntu 15.10

In 14.04 32 bit Ethernet worked fine but after installing 15.10 64 bit it doesn't work. My computer can't use WiFi so I have no internet connection at all. I have heard people saying to check ...
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Just installed 14.04 LTS on new computer no ethernet

I know the ethernet controller is : Qualcomm Atheros Device e0a1 (rev 10) from lspci, and I think the problem is that I have no network interface adapter. I have no internet access on the computer, ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on MSI GS40-6QE-Phantom - Both wifi and wired connection not working

I just bought a MSI GS40-6QE-Phantom laptop which came with Free Dos. I managed to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it, and in the process wiped out anything that was on the disk. Now, I cannot get the laptop ...
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Two instances of tun; Interrupts Internet connection

I'm still a bit of a newbie at Ubuntu and Linux, so please have mercy. I just setup Ubuntu Server 15.10 with OpenVPN and the desktop environment. Everything was working fine yesterday, apparently. ...
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install a software without using internet [duplicate]

I face a problem recently that I can't use wifi. I find the solution but it says I have to remove and install it but doing so needs internet. My question is how can I install a software without ...
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Connected to Wifi but when it drops use Ethernet

I wonder if you can help me finding a solution to my need. I have a lubuntu device which is connected to Wifi but also have the lan cable plugged in to eth port. I want the device to always use Wifi ...
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Cannot Connect to Network checked /etc/network/interfaces

I am trying to connect to the network on a ubuntu server 14.04 on a laptop. Pinging to google.com gives unknown host google.com pinging to 8.8.8.8 gives Network is unreachable /etc/network/interfaces ...
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Randomly losing wi-fi connection 15.10

I have fresh install Ubuntu 15.10 wily Gnome Shell. Sometimes, randomly it lose wi-fi connection. During this time, my laptop is able to use wi-fi without any issue. I do nothing and after 1-5 ...
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ubuntu server project

im trying to work on a home project, setting up a server for a few things: Router, MySQL, Webserver, Mailserver I already have the webserver and MySQL servers running but i have some problems ...
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OpenVPN server working and client connected but not having internet

I am trying to configure a openvpn server to use over TCP to avoid the proxy restrictions of my school. I follow this tutorial on digitalocean website. ...
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Wifi does'nt work on Ubuntu 14.04LTS

I have RTL8723BE network card and 3.19 kernel. The Wifi was working really really slow uptil now, frequently disconnecting and I had to reconnect again after certain time, Now it has completely ...
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Ubuntu will not connect to a wired network

I've seen this question addressed multiple times on the internet, but none of them seem to solve my issue. I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu on my new PC. The wired internet works just fine ...
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Problems with the internet

I switched over to ubuntu 14.04.3 the other day after my windows got corrupted. now im just lost. the laptop connects to the internet just fine at my house, however, i fixed up the laptop for a friend ...
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I cannot connect to mobile broadband network

I'm using Ubuntu gnome 14.04.3. Today all of a sudden I cannot connect to my MTS Broadband network. it is displayed in the nm applet but when I click on it says connecting and the it says 'off'. I ...
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Why can't I connect to Minecraft servers

I can play Minecraft just fine in singleplayer, I can browse the Internet, watch Youtube, and do other things, but when I try to connect to a server, I get various error messages including: ...
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Monitor visited websites of guest account through any browser

I want to know which websites/URLs are visited by users of my home computer's guest account. Is there a way to log this and save it as nicely formatted list to the disk? I only need date/time and ...
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How do i setup OpenDNS family shield?

I am using ubuntu 15.04 with a mobile broadband connection, i want to setup OpenDNS family shield on it.
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Internet lag on Ubuntu 15.04

I am getting pretty massive lag spikes from times to times(each 3 minutes) on my new ubuntu 15.04 fresh install. First, I had to manually install my network wireless card drivers because it was not ...
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Wifi network not stable [duplicate]

I am using MTS Mblaze Wifi dongle. Every time I connect to its wifi on my Ubuntu(14.04 LTS), it works perfect for 30-40 sec, after that the Internet won't come. i.e, Wifi connected symbol still there ...
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Extremely slow internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04.3

I just installed Ubuntu alongside Windows 7. My connection is great when running Windows, but in Ubuntu, it is extremely slow and sometimes drops completely. I'm not able to update or download ...
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Can't wiredly connect to router

I have a really annoying problem. Namely, I can't connect to my Ubee evw3226 router through an ethernet cable connection. The wireless works fine. The other computer in my house has a wired ...
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FIrefox - Cannot access multiple websites

(Ubuntu 14.04) - Firefox Issue. Hi, Recently installed Ubuntu as my main OS and I'm having trouble accessing two websites, I may be missing something small and the obvious here so include ...