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

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Network problem Ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu to my old machine p4b533 but it keeps asking for a network password, tries to connect then disconnects. Now if i assigned a static ip it connects with no problems but cant even ping ...
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How to connect to wired/wireless internet [duplicate]

my friend recently gave me a linux desktop of his. I'm unsure of the exact specifications, but I believe it uses an Intel wireless card. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It's a Lenovo desktop, and was sold ...
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12.04 LTS not able connect to internet when installed, but could connect using LiveCD before installation

I met a strange problem. When I use LiveCD to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I was able to connect to Internet through wired connection, choosing "Try Ubuntu". But when I installed it, it could not ...
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Setting-up Beetel BG64 3G USB modem in ubuntu 13.10 [How-To]

I have just bought a Beetel BG64 usb modem. This modem is working fine on Win 7 but not in ubuntu 13.10 (saucy). I have tried a lot, but still not working.I have posted the output of lsusb & ...
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Internet not working with an AR8162

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop, but for some reason the Internet does not work. The LAN works on windows 7 though. My network card is atheros AR8162, also the option "Wired" does not ...
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Connected to WiFi but unable to access the Internet

As the title says, I can connect to WiFi network, but however, I cannot access any of the website over internet. I have just installed a fresh Ubuntu distribution on to my MacBook Pro so I am new to ...
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Cannot connect after upgrade from Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10

I upgraded to 13.10 and now I have no internet connection. When I do ifconfig, it shows my inet addr: 127.0.0.1. When I do sudo lshw -C network, it shows *-network DISABLED, even though the Enable ...
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Ubuntu does not find connection to wireless router

I've installed Ubuntu 12.10, but when I click on: wireless connections my router settings couldn't not be found. Does anyone has a solution for this? I can get connection when I start up a wired ...
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How to setup Squid Proxy Server on ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

I had tried using the ubuntu wiki guidelines to set it up on test server, and it worked. Though I would appreciate if anyone can provide me with few other links as this time I am going to install it ...
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No ability to connect reliance netconnect ac2738 in Ubuntu 12.04.

I tried all solutions given above. I opened the terminal and keyed in sudo apt-get install wvdial Sudo apt-get install gnome-ppp I opened gnome ppp from the terminal and it took me to a page ...
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no internet connection wired/wifi with Ubuntu 13.10

I have the a problem ever since I made an update from 13.04 to 13.10. I can see the wifi networks but connection is not possible. Same with wired network too. I have atheros 9285 adapter in laptop. ...
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I can not connect to my internet

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 today, but I can't connect to the internet. I got a router, next to it another one to give the wireless signal, AND I had a wireless dongle to receive the signal to my other ...
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Create a wifi hotspot using my desktop

My desktop has a fast wired connection and I would like to set up a sort of "wifi hotspot" that allows mobile devices to connect to my pc and share this fast connection. How would I go about doing ...
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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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Wireless (but no internet) connection (Ubuntu 13.04 and TP-Link router)

I have a TP-Link TL-WR702N wireless router (see http://www.tp-link.com.de/products/details/?model=TL-WR702N) and an ethernet plug in the wall. If I connect the (single) LAN/WAN port to the ethernet ...
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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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i got error when i am trying to install L2TP .. can any help me ..solve this issuse

root@t-Aspire-5742:/# sudo ipsec verify Checking your system to see if IPsec got installed and started correctly: Version check and ipsec on-path [OK] Linux Openswan ...
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How to configure Specify Ip Address on Network Connection Sharing?

Is possible to configure specify ip address for Internet Connection Sharing ? I have configure before for Internet Connection sharing using network Manager on UBuntu 12.04. All of pc which i connected ...
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Internet connection problem after closing and reopening laptop

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. Frequently, after I close and re-open my laptop, I am unable to connect to the internet. No networks are even listed, wifi or lan, even when I have the ethernet ...
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Unable connect to internet using WiFi on Ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu 12 on to my Dell PC running Windows 7. And the WiFi doesn't seem to work. Can anyone tell me if I need to install anything such as drivers... etc. F.Y.I; I do not have CD's to ...
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Used iptables to disable internet and now I need to undo it

I used iptables to disable access to the internet on one of my user accounts by following this thread. Since I was only doing it for testing I didn't want it to be permanent. Further web searching ...
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Ethernet Network Disconnecting - Atheros AR8152

I'm new to Ubuntu and i just brows the web and edit photo's. I'm running a Ubuntu server for 1 year now and i love it. But now when I'm just doing something the WiFi icon look like it searching and ...
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Why won't Ubuntu stay connected to the internet?

Ubuntu connects for a few seconds, sometime minutes, then it disconnects and does that over and over. What could be wrong? Keep in mind I hardly know anything about the OS.
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High CPU usage in any browser

For about the last week, browsing the web from Chrome beta, Chrome stable, or firefox causes unusually high cpu usage. It Idles OK, but spikes a fair amount, but loading any page, with or without ...
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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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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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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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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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How to disable Internet connection for a single process?

I know the PID of a specific process and I want to disable the Internet access for this process and only for this process, so other process can access Internet. Is there any way to do it? I ...
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How do I get a Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 gigabit ethernet card working?

I bought a new computer, hoping to dual boot Win 8 and Ubuntu 13.04. I have successfully installed both OS, but in Ubuntu I have no connection to the internet, even though the ethernet cable is ...
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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 connection drops out

I have this random network failure. No error pops up, the system says it's still connected to the internet(wifi and wired). The problem is, I can't connect to anything, even a ping google.com gives no ...
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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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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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Slow internet browsing in Ubuntu

I have a dual boot set up with Windows and Ubuntu. When I'm using Windows, web browsing is a lot faster than when I'm using Ubuntu and I don't know why. It's like there's just a big latency rather ...
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my modem cannot connect in ubuntu 12.10

Need help in connecting modem in Ubuntu 12.10! how to connect vodafone usb stick modem in ubuntu 12.10. In ubuntu 11.10 it works, then I try in the same way in ubuntu 12.10 but it doesnt work. Do you ...
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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.