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

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Why does my Transmission client tell me my tracker list contains invalid URLs?

When I type in custom trackers into the tracker list, and try to save the list I get a message saying: List contains invalid URLs Am I doing something wrong?
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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Problem Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi to 802.11 network

I am having trouble connecting my Ubuntu 14.04 wifi to 802.11 secured network . I use a dual boot 8.1 - ubuntu 14.04 system. My network uses Cyberoam Authentication.The Wireless connects and works ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn can connect to WIFI but not to internet

I was running Windows 8.1 and very recently switched to UBUNTU. I am very new here but have read an enormous amount of posts pertaining to this problem. I have a ThinkPad E530. I can route the Wifi ...
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Setting Internet Gateway

Friends, I'm stuck up with problem regarding to network configuration to make my Ubuntu 14.04 server machine as internet gateway in a LAN, and I am a relatively newbie in this regard. My scenario is ...
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reliance netcnnect [duplicate]

my reliance netconnect is not being detected. I have ubuntu 12.04 and in it wvidal is also not installed.So please help me to connect reliance netconnect and install wvidal. I have windows installed ...
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can't access internet through wifi router D-Link DIR-600L

I have a BSNL broadband internet type1 modem, from where I connect a D-Link DIR-600L N150 router. I configured my router on windows 8.1 platform. Since my laptop has a dual boot system, my laptop ...
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WiFi gets connected but internet doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop. The WiFi gets connected without any problem but when I try to get internet access it becomes impossible. It works fine with a wireless usb ...
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Can I set up wifi using netgear

I have a N300 Wireless USB adapter, can i set this up on my computer? Do i need to hook it up to a wired connection and install something?
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What ports should I open for listen and/or transmit in my firewall to keep internet ok? [closed]

What are the minimum ports and services that should I allow/open for listen and/or transmit in my firewall (I am using Firestarter) to keep my internet running ok? Some talk about what services, ...
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No Wifi/Internet after Suspend

I have literally tried everything on the Internet but nothing helped me. The wifi gets hard blocked after suspend. Even Rfkill command won't work. Any help please?
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Wi-Fi not working with my router but works with other access points

I recently bought a D-Link router and configured it. From my Android, the access point is providing full internet access. My Ubuntu laptop gets internet access from other access points. The problem ...
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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Linux Beowulf cluster Ubuntu 14.04

My question takes on several dimensions and I will do my best to focus my question as much as possible. I recently completed building a cluster using NFS and MPICH2 with the master and two slave nodes ...
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My internet is slow since I installed Ubuntu

I am an inexperienced Ubuntu user. Since I installed Ubuntu my Internet connection on this computer has become too slow. Sometimes the internet connection gets disconnected or videos load slowly. ...
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Internet slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP i7 Laptop. It is dual-boot setup along with Windows 8. Ubuntu ----installed on--> SSD 32Gb Windows 8 ----installed on--> HDD Problem: Internet works much ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit No Internet Connect

Today I decided to try Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via USB on my current Windows 7 machine. I run Ubuntu from USB and select trial. I am unable to connect to the Internet and I'm plugged in using my Ethernet ...
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public IP and ifconfig ip are different: how to connect my computer to internet

I have set an home webserver with my application running. My machine runs ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i tested it to be working within the devices connected to that router. I also found the ip address that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with internet connection sharing internet to Win XP vitualbox [duplicate]

I've looked through the posted questions and there are a lot of topics about sharing guest's e.g. Win XP connection to Ubuntu host. What I'm actually looking is if there is a way to share Ubuntu's ...
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Wireless Connected But No Internet Connection (Ubuntu 12.04)

I am using same network for 2 days and everything was normal. However, today even though it shows me as connected to the network, I do not have internet connection. If I use ethernet cable instead of ...
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How to create your own domain name from your IP and map/sync that with DNS server? [closed]

Is there any way to create your own domain name instead of purchasing???
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Software Updater won't update, says to check internet. Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have been getting this error for the last couple of days since I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 on my amd64 Hp Pavilion m6 laptop. It says to check Internet but my Internet connection is ...
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Problem in wifi connection

I have two laptops. One has Windows 8, the other one has Ubuntu 14.04. When I use Windows, I don't have any problem connecting to the wifi, but when I use Ubuntu from time to time all of a sudden I ...
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Slow (wired) internet in terminal and software center Ubuntu 14.04

New Ubuntu user here. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1, and in 8.1 I have no issues. In Ubuntu, I noticed extremely slow download speeds while downloading packages and it seems to also occur in the ...
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Internet (wifi and ethernet) in 12.04 after some time just stops working

So I have 12.04 on a HP Pavilion g series laptop. 12.04 works fine on my computer. Then several weeks ago, my laptop would no longer connect to the internet. My tablet connects fine. I booted ...
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How to install a Cisco valet connector without internet?

I installed Ubuntu to try it out. My computer doesn’t have internal internet card. So I would like to use Cisco valet connector. My question is how do I install it ? I can't open an exe file, I ...
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Internet speed testing software for Lubuntu

I want a Internet speed testing software for Lubuntu which is fully GUI.
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Huawei E5776s-32 Myfi router can not connect with my ubuntu 14.04

i can not use Huawei E5776s-32 on ubuntu 14.04 i followed all the tutorial i found on net but nothing helped so i'm posting here with a hope that some expert will help me out of this situation. ...
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Internet not working, network card may be disabled

Hey so I have been using Linux for a few weeks now for school. I am at this part where I have to ping websites and paste screen shots of my terminal use. I have been struggling for the past couple ...
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Cannot setup Ubuntu 14.04 server via pppoeconf

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. Currently my internet connection uses PPPoE. Normally on Ubuntu Desktop, I can run pppoeconf to enable PPPoE. Since Ubuntu 14.04 server setup ...
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Cant access Internet through wired connection

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer. Everything is running smoothly. When I plug in my ethernet cable is recognizes that it is plugged in and says that I am connected. ...
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Can't connect to wifi14.04

I recently moved back home, and for some reason my laptop can't connect to my wifi.It used to connect to it after some time, but now it just stopped. I have an ASUS Q501LA. Any help would be much ...
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Internet Connection Problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 previously installed on my Laptop and i was having problems in connecting to internet (I was connecting to Wifi), and Chrome and Firefox both showed "Connection to Server lost", and ...
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How to connect to the Internet using an Airtel 3G USB dongle?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an HP pavilion dv6 laptop alongside Windows 7. I am not able to connect to internet via Airtel 3G USB dongle. I tried editing the network connection and am still ...
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unstable wired ethernet network connection after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04(amd64)

Recently I upgrade my system from 13.10 to 14.04, after a week I faced unstable wired network connection issue. Checked network manager it shows connection as ok. Below is the detail information of ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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Download/upload speed indicator applet for 14.04

I need a net speed indicator applet for Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed it as shown in: How to display network upload / download speed on the panel in Ubuntu, but this is not working in ...
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Are internet connection passwords available from some location in /home?

I keep /home on a separate partition. I upgrade by performing a fresh install. I assume that my internet connection passwords, like most of my other settings, will be stored somewhere in /home and so ...
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packet loss in ping

I'm new to linux. Currently I have two ubuntu VMs on a Windows 8 host. I created two virtual networks for both VMs as below: 1-NAT : to use the windows 8 internet Two internal connections to connect ...
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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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Why do I get internet connection without a defined interface?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine. I set the NAT networking option to it. Without any further changes, I can access to internet from my VM. When I run: cat /etc/network/interfaces I get this: ...
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Connecting to internet over wifi or tether, DHCP does not set DNS [duplicate]

sorry for bad english. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a strange internet connection problem. When I'm at work I can access internet via DHCP wireless and wired without problems. When I'm at ...
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Internet not working [closed]

I have dualboot Windows7/Ubuntu 12.10. In windows the internet is working, in ubuntu it is not. It is showing network diconnected although it is locally connected via LAN cable to the router. The ...
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But same web pages are opening in Windows environment

My name is Mathew from India . Ubuntu is quite new for me . I am working in a org. where almost 300 Systems are planted . I are trying to switch to Ubuntu and installed 5 systems on Ubuntu 14.x During ...
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Unstable Wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04, stable on Windows 7

As in the title, my wifi connection is unstable with my Ubuntu 14.04 box; for 3 minutes it works, and then for 3 minutes it is down, and again it is up. My network applet says that it is always ...
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When Transmission is running, I can't reach Google and Youtube [closed]

I have just bought a new router and since I have installed and configured it, I have this problem: when Transmission is running and uploading/downloading files, I can't browse some important websites, ...