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

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Cannot open websites, some of

Some websites cannot be shown on Ubuntu 16.04, how to fix it? Tried to clean dns as sudo /etc/init.d/dns-clean start. Still nothing, some websites are, however, working - but some not.
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Connecting to android hotspot

I have an internet hotspot on my android phone that I want to connect to using my laptop running ubuntu. Ubuntu sees the network, and I can connect to it; I get the "connected to" message and it ...
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Difficulty in connecting to wifi on my Ubuntu 14.04. HP-pavalion g6

I am not able to connect to wireless network on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine. I reinstalled the OS but still getting the same problem. I went through certain post and ran wireless-info.txt on my machine ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS How to force all http/https trafic to use proxy?

I'm just switched back to Ubuntu, from Windows. I had a program in windows (Fiddler) wich captured all outgoing traffic and could edit their header to use proxy. Are there any way to force all of my ...
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Wireless suddenly ceased to work

Until recently my wifi worked fine, but suddenly it ceased to connect to the wifi network. I can see the network on the wifi list but the connection fails. I'm pretty sure it's not a hardware issue, ...
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Default route is for the wrong router on same network

This is just plain bizarre, I really am not sure what to make of it. The router situation of the place I'm staying at is as follows: there is a wireless router (router A) that is connected directly ...
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wired internet not working, but does on live cd

I've lost my internet connection on desktop ubuntu 16.04. I've tried rebooting router and desktop, my wireless laptop works fine, unplugging ethernet cable. The network is fine since I can ping ...
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How to connect to Internet with USB stick & How to open C Drive, D Drive & E Drive

There are no existing Questions which have an answer to this question. Currently I'm using a USB stick to connect to the Internet, in my old computer. I was using Windows 7 (but since upgraded to ...
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Trying to find if internet connection is 2.4 or 5ghz, in order to purchase proper tv streaming stick

I'm currently in the market for a Tv streaming stick, and I planned on purchasing the chromecast... but I just read that it only runs on 2.4 ghz, and some of the others will run on either 2.4 or 5. I'...
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Identifying an application using network

When I ran the following command sudo netstat -lantp | grep -i stab | awk -F/ '{print $2 $3}' | sort | uniq on the terminal to check which applications are using the network connection, I got the ...
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Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Option Greyed out/Disabled

I want to upgrade my Os from 15.10 to 16.04.But when I tried to Upgrade using the Bootable DVD/Live CD this option "Upgrade from Ubuntu 15.10 to 16.04 Documents, music and other personal files will be ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Firefox can connect to internet on corporate network, but system services cannot

I am running Ubuntu 15.10. I can see that i am able to access internet through firefox when I allow 'Auto detect proxy settings for this network' but the system services, like apt-get, etc. are unable ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet cannot work using Static IP

The internet was working while I installed the Ubuntu 14.04. After updated and upgraded the system and software, the internet can not work, even though the network manager shows that the network is ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Internet Is Not Functioning Properly (RTL8821AE)

I'm still very new to Linux and I'm still trying to set up the basics to get everything working properly. Right now the only thing I need to do is get my wireless internet working properly. I've been ...
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“Failure to download extra data files” with ttf-mscorefonts-installer on Ubuntu 16.04

I have been receiving notifications about "failure to download extra data files" from update notifier. It asked me to download fonts in request from the ttf-mscorefonts-installer package. However, ...
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No internet at all with Ubuntu 16.04

For the first time I am really struggling with this version of Ubuntu. The installation runs perfectly, and even downloads missing files/packets during the setup via my ethernet cable. Then when I ...
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Configure two network interfaces on Ubuntu 14.04

My computer is running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and is connected to two networks at the same time (i.e., local network A with IP 192.168.1.30, which has access to Internet; and another local network B ...
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How to tell whether your computer is using wifi or ethernet to access the internet

While running Ubuntu 14.04, my laptop has both its Wifi turned on with a saved wireless network in range, and an ethernet cable plugged in (which leads to a Devolo homeplug from the same network). If ...
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Intenet on Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having trouble connecting to the internet on Ubuntu. I did try to set up a wireless connection in the connection settings but that has not worked, I checked if Wi-Fi spots were listed but it doesn'...
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So, I am on ubuntu and there is no wifi option in the top right corner [duplicate]

I tried going to the network settings but it said that something is not compatible with the version that i am on or something like that. Please help me.
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Trying to connect to the internet, no WiFi symbol in the top right

Title says it all. I'm trying to connect to my WiFi network, but the WiFi icon that's supposed to be in the top right corner is no where to be seen.
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Troubleshoot personal internet failure, vol. 2

This a follow-up from here: Troubleshoot personal internet failure, where: sudo service NetworkManager restart was proposed. However, Internet failure again today. I did the restart, but this didn'...
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No internet connection with Netgear N300 WiFi usb mini adapter

Good afternoon fellas, I am trying to connect a desktop to my wifi network using a Netgear N300 mini adapter. The stick connects to the network but fails to connect to internet. I can see the device ...
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No network connections after 16.04LTS install

On a fresh install dual boot win7/16.04LTS. Internet woirks fine on windows but I have no wired or wireless connection on ubuntu. It would just try to connect forever. I can not ping google, and I can ...
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internet connection problem ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I upgrated ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04. After that I do not have internet connection. Is there anyone has faced the same problem and has fixed it? It is seems that is connected to the internet and is ...
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How to connect to the internet by using 'huawei power-fi e8231?

I have just installed ubuntu-MATE in my computer. previously i was using fedora 23. when i was using my huawei power-fi e8231 data card in fedora then whenever i inserted the data card into the usb ...
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WiFi connection run very slow in Ubuntu 16.04 (USB Stick)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 7. I use TP-Link TL-WN821n. Ubuntu normally installed, seems that USB stick driver was installed automatically. but the internet connection is ...
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Troubleshoot personal internet failure

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and we have Wifi in the house. Lately (every 2 days), my laptop fails to connect. The Wifi sign loads forever (you know the white lines going bottom-up recursively). The issue is ...
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Set specific network interface for internet access (II)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 with MATE, and my problem is that when I use a local Ethernet cable to access local network via a router (which is not connected to Internet), and at the same time Wireless (or ...
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NetworkManager asks for password repeatedly [802.1x][16.04]

I recently updated form 15.10 to 16.04, I live on a campus, and we have to sign in for internet through 802.1x. I did everything same as I did it on 15.10, but I can't sign in on ubuntu 16.04. After i ...
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Problem with Acer Aspire D255E getting on web

My Acer Aspire D255E logs onto my home lan, but when I run Firefox I get: Firefox can't find the server at start.ubuntu.com. My network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn ...
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Wired Connection Icon shown in Menu bar, although connected to a Wireless network

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in my laptop. I connect to a "Wireless connection", provided by my hostel. It devices connected to the wireless connection have to access the web through a proxy. ...
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no wired connection after upgrade to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 (64bit both), I can no longer establish a wired connection to the internet. I am using a desktop PC without wireless card, so I am relying on ethernet. The cable ...
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How to configure Bluetooth Tethering (Smartphone/Laptot) to autostart automatically when I turn on the computer?

I would like to know the way I turn on my computer and it active automatically my Bluetooth Tethering connection (my Internet connection). Now every time I turn on I have to do it manually. Do I have ...
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Live USB distros won't stay connected to internet

After booting an Ubuntu 14.04 Live from USB I connect to the internet everything works great for a few seconds, then the internet stops working. It doesn't say it's disconnected or anything like that, ...
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I cannot update my computer with the GUI updater due failure of internet

I opened the GUI update manager to update. But it gave this window: So I clicked try again, and it did the same. Then I clicked Settings... To see if I'd broken something. I could not see an ...
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Question about installing ubuntu [duplicate]

I have 3 questions about installing ubuntu Please help Me. How much space I have to give to swap partition? My ram is 8GB. We check two options when installing Ubuntu (one is mp3 fluendo plugin and ...
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Wired network not able to detect

I tried "<"ifconfig -a eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 74:86:7a:24:26:4a inet6 addr: fe80::7686:7aff:fe24:264a/64 Scope:Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 ...
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After the upgrade to 16.04 LTS, internet won't work

I have upgraded to 16.04 LTS (from 15.10). Wi-Fi and LAN both shows connected, but internet is not working. I have done re-installation of Broadcom wi-fi drivers (through additional drivers), ...
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i have wifi problem with my ubuntu suddenly

########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 23 Apr 2016 01:48 EET +0200 Booted last: 23 Apr 2016 01:19 EET +0200 Script from: 27 Sep 2015 00:34 UTC +0000 ##### release ##################...
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16.04 can't connect via DSL

I am on a DSL network which wont connect in Ubuntu 16.04. Tried all the mentioned solutions here, none of them worked. Also pon dsl-provider is not an option for me.
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Slow download speed 15.10

Just installed Ubuntu 15.10 and I get about 300KB/s download speed, also when I run speed test shows 5Mb/s connection when I really have 100Mb/s. What could be wrong with my computer?, I had no ...
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Just installed 15.10 but can't connect to the internet

Installed 15.10 manually (windows dual boot) without connecting to the internet and still can't connect via wifi or ethernet. System info: TP-LINK-TL-WDN4800-Wireless-Express-Low-profile Gigabyte ...
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Kinda newish to Ubuntu, and I need some internet help

I've Ubuntu on a dual boot, and I primarily use Windows. I was having an issue where my machine would completely crash when I tried to log in with the GUI. So I figured that I could get an update from ...
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Unable to connect to the Internet using wired connection, even when its plugged in

I recently clean installed Ubuntu without dual boot, so everything was erased, but now I'm unable to connect to the Internet, even using wired connection. On "Connection Information", it says it is "...
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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 ...