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

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LAN port or LAN driver problem Ethernet Wirelan

I am having Ubuntu 15.10. yesterday after power shutdown I disconnected LAN wire from modem and connected to LAN port of Dell laptop. But my connection is not detected. I can connect through wifi. ...
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Both wired and wireless connection drop after a few minutes

I have an HP Pavilion v140la with Xubuntu 15.10. As the lspci command says, these are my Wifi and Ethernet controllers: 02:00.0 Network controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe ...
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No wireless connection (WiFi problem) [duplicate]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS recently on my laptop and I can't connect to the internet via WiFi. I've used Wireless Info Script recommended here: wireles info script And I got following results: My ...
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Problem with wired connection

I have a problem with my wired connection. I have used before this type of connection for long time on my Lenovo G500 with no problem, but suddenly it stopped. Today I was connected wired to the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 can't connect to the internet with USB modem

Ubuntu can't connect to the internet despite detecting my USB modem. However, it gives me the message You are registered to the home network. But when I create a new mobile broadband profile and try ...
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Internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to Virtualbox

I installed virtualbox on Ubuntu desktop, how internet connection sharing from Ubuntu to virtualbox? in virtualbox I installed mikrotik.In Windows just click "Open Network and Sharing Center" -> ...
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Choose specific internet interface, when using additional local wired connection simultaneously?

I have seen Set specific interface for internet access and How to set up dual wired and wireless connections?, which essentially ask the same as this, however the answers there doesn't work for me, so ...
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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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No wifi or ethernet on new Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my new HP Pavillon Gaming Notebook. And I cannot connect to the internet. When I plug the ethernet cable Ubuntu still says that there is no wired connection "no ...
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Wifi connectivity problems after installing 14.04

I have an HP-Stream 11.6" which came with Windows 10 on it but since we installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop, we can't seem to connect well to any WiFi. It connected fine to WiFi with Windows. ...
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can't connect to public wifi with a redired login

I'm completely new to Ubuntu and just installed it yesterday on my Asus g72gx I'm having problems connecting to the public WiFi at my local coffee shop. Normally, when you connect to the Internet it ...
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Can't create ad hoc network Ubuntu 15.10

I did the following steps: From the networks menu indicator, click edit connections Click Add Select type "wifi" On the wifi tab, set mode to ad hock On IPv4Settings, set to "share to other ...
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Server's internet connection restarted and now I can't connect via HTTP/HTTPS

Overview I have a LAMP stack installed on my Ubuntu Desktop 15.10 server which hosts a number of websites using Virtual Hosts. They have been working fine and out of mind for the last few months. ...
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How to know how much data is consumed in ubuntu

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04 .I used to have windows 7 on my laptop . In order to keep a track on how much data I have consumed ,I used to have a software called NETWORX which also helped ...
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Wireless Internet Ubuntu 15.10

I'm a legit beginner with Ubuntu as I've had Windows OS all my life, so bare with me. I got a PC with a wireless network adapter called: ASUS PCE-AC68 After entering the command lspci -knn | grep ...
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Hyper-V Ubuntu Connects to Network but not Internet

I am running Hyper-V on Win 8.1. I had no problems creating VMs running Windows 8.1 and Win Server. I created one running Ubuntu, reused the same Bridged Hyper-V Virtual Ethernet adapter. VM running ...
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Why does it take 3 times for klink configuration to work?

So I use my cell phones internet connection to go online very frequently, and I've found the magic rule to get klink (the program that enables me to go on the internet) to work appriately: Turn ...
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The adaptor sometimes can't connect to the internet and sometimes it connects and the internet speed is slow

my internet connection is slow Could you please help me fix this? I use an wifi adaptor tp link tl wn8200nd I am able to present the following diagnostic info: sudo lshw -C network ! ...
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Unable to access institute website on institute lan

I'm unable to open my institute website (including the main website, library website, webmail login) on my institute LAN or WiFi connection on my laptop. I'm, however, able to open every other ...
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Random drops of the internet connection, while Network stays stable

Since a while now, I seem to have a weird problem: My laptop (with Ubuntu 14.04) randomly loses it's internet connection, at least 20-30 times a day (for about 1-2 minutes at a time) while the Network ...
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ifup eth0: unknown host

unfortunately, i am in Ubuntu Recovery Mode. I need Internet connection but, i fail to bring it up. $ ifconfig enp0s2 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr xxxx inet addr: inet6 addr: ...
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Unable Connect To Internet In Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS on Dell Vostro 3446 and immediately updated Ubuntu. It asked me to restart and I did it. After the restart, I'm not able to connect to internet using ...
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How to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 from USB without Internet Access?

Dears, I am installing ubuntu server 12.04 on HP Proliant DL 360 server. I downloaded the iso file from ubuntu site and create USB bootable flash using YUMI and universal-usb-installer. The HP ...
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Wifi problem rtl8723be

I have tried a lot of ways to make my WiFi connection stable and it is okay now for an hour. (Solutions that I already tried: 1 , 2, 3). The 2nd link helped me to install the drivers. options ...
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Randomly loosing internet connection with Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I've just made fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm experimenting strange behaviour of the internet connection: sometimes I cannot send receive any data, even if the connection is still active ...
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I can browse any website except of Facebook and Youtube

I have Ubuntu and archlinux running on different boxes. Along with and Android phone. which i can't open Facebook or Youtube in the browsers (Firefox, Chrome). Error message: Server not found. I can ...
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Internet not working through Ethernet

Previously it was working fine, But after re-installing ubuntu this problem emerged. I can easily login through my ISP web page, But after that I can not be able to connect to the internet (I tried ...
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UBUNTU WIFI ISSUE [Random disconnects]

so I got Ubuntu installed on my computer however, the wifi randomly becomes unusable for some odd reason. I don't know what causes it but it jsut becomes unusable. The wifi does not disconnect just ...
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Ethernet not working 14.04

I am new to ubuntu. My Ethernet is not working properly but wifi is working properly. For my ethernet to work, I always have to put this command after every restart(sudo ethtool -s eth0 speed 100 ...
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No network when the lid is close

OS: ubuntu 14.04 I'm working with 2 external screens and I want to close the lid, the internet is gone (tried tones of times, a second after I open it back - the internet is back). I can still see ...
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Error in setting wlan sensitivity

I use public wifi in an institute and they have got multiple routers with the same SSID spread throughout the campus. It so happens that often my laptop connects to a router with very weak signal, ...
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How can I see what application is using the internet?

I managed to download / upload 22GB of data on Friday, and 14.76GB of that was "off peak" - between Midnight and 8 am. I do not use the computer during those times, so I'm wondering what is using ...
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Wifi Connected but no internet after installing squid proxy

I am having issues connecting to the internet after I tried to set up a proxy. I eventually deleted it as I couldn't configure my settings to have internet. But I still don't. I rebooted my network ...
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No Internet in 14.04 running in Virtualbox

I've installed 14.04 in a Virtualbox with my main OS being windows 10 but it can't connect to the internet. It says it's connected to wired connection 1 but firefox says the server is not found and ...
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Wifi problems with rtl8723be in Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual booted my Windows 8 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. The wifi driver is Realtek rtl8723be. It didn't use to work but I updated the kernel to 3.18 and reinstalled the driver and that seemed to ...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo ...
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sharing a PC's internet connection to connect HTC One M8 device to the internet

I've HTC One M8 and in the settings there is an option called:"share a computer's network connection with this phone" any one who use HTC One M8 can reach it by going to: Settings WIRELESS ...
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Software Updater is not working properly in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have working internet connection but whenever I put system in software updater it shows message "failed to download repository information and check your internet connection"
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Ubuntu host. Windows XP VM. Internet Access for VM via host

I'm trying to grant internet access to my virtual machines running Windows XP. Unfortunately, they aren't connecting for some reason. In the past, when I've used a Windows host, VMWare creates it's ...
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Wireless Broadcom adapter is not working in Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 4.2

I updated kernel to 4.2 in Ubuntu 14.04 by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-wily My wifi is not working but my ethernet is working. Please help me out. Output of lspci -knn | grep ...
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Using ubuntu14.04/windows 10 as OS's… my ethernet connection (straight into the wall, not a router) has stopped working

Window's performed an automatic update without my consent and after restarting to use ubuntu my ethernet stopped working. I've tried several cables and ethernet points. No luck. Please please help! ...
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Internet connection

I've just started learning Ubuntu. I installed 14.04 on a Compaq laptop. No Problems, but.... No matter what I try I cannot get the thing to connect to my router. Tried both WiFi and hard wire. ...
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Wifi not working on ubuntu 14.04 and wicd

Hey guys im running ubuntu and wicd on an hp pavilion g7 and just cant seem to connect through wifi. I have an atheros wifi adapter and ive read about the driver issues but i have the correct driver. ...
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Internet through Ethernet problem

Internet cannot be accessed through Ethernet in newly installed Ubuntu Desktop 14.04.4, but it can be accessed through WiFi. It can be accessed through both Ethernet and WiFi in Windows 7, which is ...
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wifi causing problems

I have an Intel nuc with Ubuntu Mate 15.10 (I updated from 14.04 to attempt to fix this problem, but it did not help) The wireless adapter will not connect to the internet, and it had been causing a 7 ...
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can't run Cyberoam Client on x64

I got following error when trying to run this file: bash: ./crclient: No such file or directory when u download the client u get this 2 files : ( crclient ,README) ...
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Ubuntu Wifi Range

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 onto my Notebook. One problem that's bugging me is that Wifi. If I sit near the modem the wifi connect automatically and that's no problem. If I move into the living room ...
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Why does my network connections history tell me I have had a wired connection?

It says, 2 days ago that I have had a wired connection. Why is it telling me that when I have not used an Ethernet cable ? When I googled this, nothing came up, except people asking questions about ...
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Wireless network not detecting and no internet access in Wired connection

I have bought new Dell Inspiron 15 5558 I have dual booted it by Windows 10 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Internet works great in Windows 10 but I have issues in Ubuntu. My Ubuntu does not detect any ...
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Internet wired connection : problem in 15.10

I've just installed Ubuntu Gnome 15.10 (at least...). And I face exactly the same problem as mentioned here. There are different posts on that topic,but none is really solved and they suggest ...