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

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What would happen if my internet connection is lost while I am upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

I want to upgrade my OS from 12.04 to 14.04. I found how to get it. But I've one more question. What would happen if I gave the command to upgrade, it starts but after downloading some or many file my ...
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Internet works only after Rebooting or Reconnecting

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Inspiron laptop. Initially, the Wi-Fi didn't work. But it started working after I did some update using the Ethernet. But I noticed some problems after ...
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How to share Desktop PC internet with android [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on my desktop pc . I've a android phone with kitkat update . I'm using a broadband line for internet . Now how can I use my pc internet in my android phone . I can do in ...
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Unknown tcp connection in nethogs [duplicate]

I found an unknown TCP connection with root access in Nethogs. Currently in the screenshot there is no on going data transfer but at times few byes do transfer from this unknown connection. I'm ...
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Share internet connection to distribute ubuntu nodes sitting behind master

I'm working on setting up a 20 node distributed system. The data nodes are hp Compaq 6500 pc's running Ubuntu 12.4.5. The master is connected to the internet and I've configured the IP's of the nodes ...
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No Internet after suspend

Ok. So I'm pretty sure this issue started after coming back from a suspend, which I understand is common in ubuntu 14. Right now I don't know where to start troubleshooting. Everything seems fine, my ...
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An error with MySQL

An exception occurred: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (111) This is what I get when I try to visit one site! The question is: is it releated to my ...
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Ethernet connection not working after installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

EDIT: PROBLEM IS BACK.. I cant figure out a permanent and reliable way around the bug (have managed the bug to go away 2 times) my files keep duplicating themselves with a ~ after their name, so if I ...
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How to share internet over wifi? [duplicate]

i m using ubuntu 12.04 i want to share my tata photon plus connection over wifi I used the procedure listed here but it does not connect to the wireless network in the host computer itself. Please ...
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If flash isn't installed in the first place, why does Firefox need Flash block 1.5.18 to block auto-play video advertisements?

My netbook becomes extremely inefficient when being bullied by auto-play video advertisements on the internet. I am on Lubuntu 14.04 using firefox 37.0.1 (Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu | canonical 1.0), ...
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How to know if the router is internet access when connecting via wireless

In windows when you are connecting via wireless it's tell you if their is internet access or no. in ubuntu i already connect to router but i don't know if the router is connect to internet or not?! ...
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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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Just installed ubuntu on hp envy 15. Having issues with the internet

I just installed ubuntu 2 days ago and I keep getting constant cut outs with the wireless card. Im pretty new to this whole linux thing so if theres anything you need me to type in the terminal let me ...
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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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How to check Internet Speed via Terminal?

Instead of going to sites like speedtest.net, or others, I want to check my current Internet speed from the terminal on Ubuntu. How can I do it?
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 no wireless

I just upgraded and lost the wireless connection. Here some basic information which might be helpful: Dell Inspiron i3-3217U Dual-Core CPU @ 1.8GHz 64-bit Chip ID: BCM43143 PCI-ID: 14e4:4365 Kernel ...
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My WIFI is disabled by default on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

When I try to manage my internet connection methods, WI-FI isn't even an option. There is only Wired Connection 1. IS this a problem with hardware or software? The same problem existed in Linux Mint. ...
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Erratic connectivity problems with Eduroam on 14.04 - possible workarounds?

I have to connect to eduroam through TU Delft settings from the following link ...
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Dell C640 No internet with Ubuntu

Installed ubuntu-14.04.2 on Dell C640 for my kid (edubuntu) Problem: No wired connection. No wifi connection. Slitaz linux connects using wired connection. Machine uses: "Agere Wireless Mini-PCI ...
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Ethernet on laptop only works occasionally

The Ethernet connection on my laptop works only occasionally. Wi-Fi on my laptop works, so the problem does not seem to be with the Internet connection. Plugging in the Ethernet cable and turning off ...
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Internet sharing with static mac-addr to IP mapping

I can create a network between my ubuntu 14.04 and another machine by connecting ethernet cable between my ubuntu machine and second machine, and then setting "IPv4" to "share to other computers". ...
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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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I only can open Google websites

I'm a new user and this is the first time that I have installed Ubuntu. I have internet with ethernet and can connect it, but I can open only websites of Google (Google Maps, YouTube, etc.). Why? If ...
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No wifi on newly installed ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu on my laptop. Everything works fine except that I cannot connect to a wireless connection. This is how it looks in front of me right now. I thought pictures would give more ...
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Problem with Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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How to share ubuntu laptop ethernet to android 4.2.2 via usb?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and 4.2.2 android phone. My phone cannot show ad-hoc network from my Ubuntu sharing network. So now I try to connect internet via USB from computer. I've seen this ...
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3G dongle and wire connection at the same time

Heyhey I have a dongle and an adsl connection. Since the dongle has lower ping I prefer to use that, however sometimes it gets disconnected. Do you know how can I set up (if possible) to use windows ...
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I have a laptop, can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I have an intranet without connection to the Internet, and then I have WiFi with connection to the Internet. Can I make a configuration that makes it possible to be connected to the Internet through ...
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Cant access Google and facebook

I am using Ubuntu from last 5 years. From last 3 days i am experiencing a problem related to internet, I am unable to open either google.com or facebook.com for first half an hour, allother websites ...
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How to make voice call from EON 3G data card?

As a windows user I was able to make calls through my system . In ubuntu there is no option for calls , my question is " Is there any software which can help me to make voice calls ? " The built in ...
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WiFi connection to router but no Internet connection?

I installed Ubuntu on my EasyNote-TM86 today. I can't access any websites although I am connected to my router. Other devices (including my laptop before I installed Ubuntu) are able to establish a ...
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hp stream 13 wifi frequently disconnects

I'm an Linux noob, but I managed to put ubuntu 14.04 lts on my hp stream 13 (the touch screen model) and fix some common issues with this laptop, but now I'm having issues with wifi. It disconnects at ...
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Internet connection over WiFi stops until reboot

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Toshiba Satellite L655. After few days of installing, the internet connection started to stop occasionally after an hour or half hour and sometimes after few ...
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Static IP fails at boot

I have apt-get purge everything dhcp related from the system. Netmanager is no where to be found (on purpose) rads@PBX:~$ sudo -i root@PBX:~# nmcli dev status The program 'nmcli' is currently not ...
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terminal is not connected to the internet [closed]

I am trying to clone a repository for "gazebo" using the following commands hg clone https://kuntal_das@bitbucket.org/kuntal_das/gazebo_models hg clone ssh://hg@bitbucket.org/kuntal_das/gazebo_models ...
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Installed Xubuntu 13.04 and cannot update to 14.04, can't find server [duplicate]

Today I installed xubuntu 13.04 and I can't update it to ver. 14.04. I can't install any apps from software center too. When i click "find best server for your location" I can't find any server. But ...
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Ssh outside network

I would like to setup an ssh server that I can access over the internet. I have forwarded the port 22 and I can connect over the internet on my local network, but as soon as I leave it it becomes ...
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I'm connected to wifi but cannot access the internet except thru VPN (14.04)

I've had 14.04 for a while now and love it. The other day, out of the blue, I cannot load pages through any of my browsers or other programs unless I am connected to my VPN. All other machines in the ...
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Trying to connect Ubuntu 14.04 wired but can only get local access

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I cant connect to internet. My setup is wired into a wireless router bridged with another to the internet, it's plug and play on my Windows. Can anyone help? Eth0 ...
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Problem connecting to some websites

I've some problem connecting to certain websites, using Ubuntu 12.04 in Dual Boot Windows 7. Websites like https://github.com/, https://developer.paypal.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/ keeps on ...
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dsl connection failure

OS: ubuntu 14.04 LTS I had a working broadband connection. After repeated power failures, there was no internet connection. After complaining, they restored the connection. The modem is showing that ...
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Google Docs Problems in 12.04

I am running Xubuntu 12.04.5 on my Toshiba Chromebook and I am, ironically, having problems with Google docs. Sometimes when I am using Google Docs and just typing stuff up, minding my own business, ...
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Configuring two internet connections with Dynamic WAN IP

I had similar problems with this question, the difference is my WAN IP assigned dynamically from the ISPs. So how do I try the accepted answer with dynamic WAN IP ? ps: Because I do not have enough ...
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Internet does not work until I reconnect several times

I have a dual boot with windows 7 and Internet works just fine there but in ubuntu I have to reconnect several times before I get internet access. Is there a way to fix that?
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Internet Fluctuates after Fresh Install of 14.04

I had terrible problems with my internet speed when I was on windows, and a hope for fixing it was one of the big reasons for switching to Linux. When I switched to Ubuntu 14.04, everything was ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, Wired and WIreless connections availiable, but no/ limited internet access

Greetings Veteran Ubuntu Users! I've tried to solve the issue on my own for the better part of the weekend, but some help would be most welcomed. I'm also new to Linux based-OS. Onto the issue... ...
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wifi connection is established but internet is not working

I use a wifi and its works fine. But when i use other wifi connection is established but internet is not working. It seems no data is recived in my ubuntu 12.04(LTS). And the same wifi connection is ...
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Internet connection periodically fails

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 desktop edition in my new computer . I have a problem with the internet connection (Ethernet). Actually, my internet works for 20 seconds and it stops for 40 to 60 ...
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Opening Certain Sites in Ubuntu 14.04

I Searched a lot about this Question and no answer could help me :( My problem is in connect to certain sites in Ubuntu 14.04 (Specially SSL connections mostly with Error 100 (Connection was reset))! ...