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

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No internet connection on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, ubuntu 13.04 as host)

Internet works perfectly on host (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit, fully updated) but cannot connect to internet on guest Windows 7 (under Virtualbox 4.2). Have tried NAT and Bridge Network - none worked. I had ...
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(K)ubuntu 14,04 cannot get wired LAN to talk to internet

Need help in getting my LAN to talk to the internet via my "server". Server has 2 ethernet ports - eth0 is internal and eth1 goes to a DSL modem. (there is no wireless - this is strictly a wired net) ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet on Lenovo Ideapad Z580.

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 on a Lenovo Ideapad Z580. I have been having problems recently in connecting to the Internet since I've switched to a new router namely Edimax AR-7286WnA. ...
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Wi-Fi not working only on Ubuntu computer?

The Wi-Fi at our house does not work on my Asus notebook running Ubuntu 12.04. It works fine on all other devices except this one. Internet worked fine before I had Ubuntu and I had Windows 7, but we ...
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14.04.1 server install without internet access

This question has been asked twice before on this forum, 6 months ago and 1 year ago, no solution was given. My problem is the same. I downloaded ubuntu-14.04.1-server-amd64.iso and used unetbootin ...
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if the Internet is unreachable cairo-dock menu disappears

if the Internet is unreachable cairo-dock menu disappears Is there a configuration or work-around that fixes it so it stays available if the network fails?
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No internet after VPN software

So this has been bugging me for a few days now. I tried connecting through a softlayer vpn. Their website ran a java applet and I noticed now that I can only connect at work through the one wifi ...
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sharing internet between network interfaces

I have a laptop with lubuntu 11 with two network interfaces, wireless and wired. Wireless interface connects to the router with DHCP and provides access to the internet. The wired interface has a ...
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Usb-thethering unsuccessfull from Android to Ubuntu (non-english)

I cant get an internet connection from mine Android phone for desktop with Ubuntu via USB-thethering, unless Ubuntu is not localized English (I need Estonian). If Ubuntu is set for Estonian, it ...
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I am a newbie please help me configure ubuntu? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu but during installation i found it reflected some errors. Now i am trying to install vlc player and many other software but it shows ! [snapshot] /home/akash/Desktop/a.part
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Why are people still using wget whereas there's aria2c [closed]

aria2c has invaluable features like: Segmented downloading Metalink Support Download multiple files simultaneously Multiple connection downloading Torrent support with chunk checksum validation ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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Data controll when using USB dongle for my internet connection

I'm new to Ubuntu, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and connect to the net using a USB Huawei dongle with a data plan with my mobile carrier of only 1GB. I connect to the net using this dongle but it is an ...
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Connecting to the Internet using Etisalat in Sri Lanka (Prolink PHS300) (Corporate Dongle)

I live in Sri Lanka and my ISP is Etisalat Lanka PVT (LTD). I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 a couple of weeks ago and I still am wondering how to connect to the Internet using my Etisalat Prolink PHS300 ...
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How to configure proxy authentication in ubuntu to work with terminal when my password contains @ [duplicate]

My USERNAME is 500037280 and my password contains an @ sign. I'm not able to change that at any cost. Is there any way to configure my proxy authentication from a terminal?
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [closed]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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Internet disappears after few minutes

I have a strange issue. I moved to another city with different Internet and now after being connected to Wi-fi for few minutes (~5) Internet stops working, but wi-fi is still connected. Disconnecting ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installation

During installation of 14.04 I had a wired connection that worked. After installing and restarting computer, no internet connection at all. I had used wired connection during install because the ...
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Connected to network, but browser will not load pages…most of the time FIXED

I found a work around. I had an old router laying around from before I had comcast. So I plugged it in to my comcast modem/router, and my desktop likes that network well enough. Not the coolest ...
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Download speed extremely slow Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware

Am facing similar issue with my Wireless internet connection. Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Windows 8.1 using VMware workstation 11.0 I get around 1000 kpbs(it's enough for me...) on Windows 8 while ...
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Download speeds extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus k55n laptop, and I have found that when I attempt to download the KDE desktop, I get download speeds that vary between less than 1kbs to nearly 1mbs, which ...
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No WiFi internet on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 under VirtualBox 4.3.20 on a Windows 8.1 host. I can't get any internet access over WiFi (and I can't get an Ethernet connection anywhere near the computer). All of ...
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Internet and Trackpad don't work anymore (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, I just got a new laptop, and because of that I set aside my Ubuntu laptop for a few days. The last time I used it was Tuesday and it worked 100% perfectly. Flash forward to today, I just started ...
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D-Link drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Dekstop

I have been searching for D-Link drivers (DWA-182) for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Destop but I can't find anything... Anyone knows were I could find that?
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No Internet connection wireless or wired

I can't connect to the Internet via wireless network or Ethernet I can connect to the router, but when I launch Firefox, it tells me I can't connect to the server
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Why can't I get an internet connection? Ubuntu 14.04, cable modem, wireless router

I just installed 14.04 LTS on my desktop computer which is connected to a Netgear wireless router via ethernet, and the router is connected to a Motorola Surfboard cable modem also via ethernet. I ...
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I can't find my home wireless internet

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14. Now I'm running dual boot, (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) and I just can't find my home wireless, I can find my neighbour's wireless but I can't find mine, please someone ...
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Ubuntu unable to reach Router

Good morning, I've installed Qimo few days back and have issues connecting to the internet (it works for a few seconds when I reboot). I am able to connect to my Wireless Network using automatic or ...
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Internet speed greatly fluctuating, from 100kbps to 4mbps in under a second

On my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, while torrenting Kali Linux, my internet speed fluctuates greatly. This happens on all of my devices, leading me to believe my router is dying. Can anyone help? ...
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Wired or wireless internet connection failure - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a D-Link router and modem connected to my PC running Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to get both wired and wireless connection out of this setup. All was fine till day before yesterday, when all of a ...
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Connecting without my permission

When I typed lsof -i to see my Internet connection details among the sites and apps that I am actually using myself I noticed other ones like this: ...
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Connect to two networks simultaneously

I want to connect to two networks simultaneously using the Ethernet and in-built WiFi or to two WiFi networks by installing an additional WiFi adapter. My requirement: I have two sets of devices ...
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server No Internet from ethernet connection at work

I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 I am using an ethernet connection that connects to my company's intranet. All the other computers I work with are connected to an AD domain and the Ubuntu server is ...
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ubuntu cannot connect to Belkin router

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network was fine with my old tp-link router. I replaced the old one with a Belkin router and then I cannot connect to Internet. The wi-fi icon keeps showing ...
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How to forward internet from mobile modem into router

I had problem after I bought huawei E3372, because I tried to connect it with my openWRT based router and openWRT didn't support it in standard. I tried to install vendor drivers but on my primitive ...
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When I turn on/connect my external HDD my internet connection stops

I am having a weird problem with Ubuntu 14.10 and external HDDs. Whenever I plug or turn on my external HDD, my internet connection simply stops working. It keeps connected, but with 0 download and 0 ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet connection on lubuntu

I've been struggling with this for sometime now and I cannot resolve it. I'm running lubuntu and can connect to my WiFi network, but there is no internet nor do I have access to the router from the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wi-fi constantly drops internet connection, need to reconnect manually

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered such a problem: after some little time (about 10-30 seconds) my wi-fi internet connection stops working and I need to reconnect it manually. ...
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How does Ubuntu (or Linux in general) decide over which network connection to use, when there are several connections present (e.g. LAN, WiFi, etc…)

I am asking myself for quite some time this question. With a normal laptop you can have at least two internet connections: ethernet (wired LAN) and wifi (wireless). If you use a USB cellular modem ...
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Can't connect to wireless network on Acer laptop [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu for the first time and I cannot access the internet now on my laptop. The only way I can is an ethernet cable. What should I do? http://paste.ubuntu.com/9713130/ ...
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How do I set up a wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

I can successfully establish a wired connection when I hook an Ethernet cord to my laptop. However, I don't know how to set up a wireless connection. I have a Linksys E800 router. My computer doesn't ...
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Able to Ping and Telnet but not Browse any website

I have a fresh install of 14.04. I am unable to browse any website using both Ubuntu browser and Firefox (the only browsers installed by default). However, when I drop the terminal I am able to ping ...
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Trouble with wired connection

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and having problems connecting to a wired connection. My computer is having problems connecting to the network. Up until now, I have been able to solve this problem by doing ...
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Wired Internet connection stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS periodically

I have faced peculiar problem, let me explain the whole history. At first I have started to use Ubuntu 12.04LTS for my simulation purpose. But I recognised that internet connection (wired) stopped ...
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