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

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Wired internet connection problem. Ubuntu refuses to connect!

Hello I'm a new Linux user running a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and so far haven't been able to connect to the internet. I'm using the network manager included by default. It would appear that it's ...
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Enable Ethernet for wired connection

I moved my computer to a different city. At the old location I could simply plug in ethernet and have internet. it appears in the new location this is not the case. internet works and router works ...
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Clean install ubuntu 12.04 server 64bit, 100/100mbit net (WIN pc net speed / Win <-> Ubuntu speeds are 100/100), internet on ubuntuonly ~20/20mbit

tl;dr: ubuntu box has low net speed (~2.7MB/s), other PC, running W8 achieves ~7MB/s. Over lan those PCs achieve around ~9MB/s between each other. Why is my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit server internet speed ...
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cannot connect internet for static ip (staticip)

I cannot access the internet after set network interfaces to Static IP for Ubuntu server 12.x GUI. How to fix this ? Any one please help /etc/network/interfaces has the following settings: The ...
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My eth0 has gone and I don't have internet and network connection

I had internet connection, but when I upgraded my VGA and restarted my PC then everything for eth0 has gone. When I used ifdown: ifdown: interface eth0 not configured Is there something I ...
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Internet connection and external access with two Nics 12.04

I have just set up two nics in my ubuntu 12.04 server. I have eth0 and eth1 both configured to use DHCP. eth0 is connected to my router and the router has access to the internet. eth1 is connected ...
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Internet keeps connecting and disconnecting.

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and my internet keeps going in and out, this is very frustrating. I am brand new to Linux, so how can I fix this? So far what I've been reading, I don't really ...
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No internet connection (DNS server address is Router address)

My internet connection in Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't work. I can use IP addresses to open websites but not URLs. The DNS server that I connect to is the IP address of my Router. When I connect to the VPN of ...
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Problem with internet connection Alfa AWUS036H on Ubuntu 12.04

i installed Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 today. And i am having a problem with my internet connection. Here is the situation, i am using an Alfa AWUS036H as my network adapter and when i connect to a wireless ...
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How to connect Ubuntu to University LAN (Windows, Static IPs) to use Internet?

I have always been a Windows user, and this is the first time I have installed Ubuntu 12.04. After installing Ubuntu, I am not being able to access college internet through my laptop. We have a wired ...
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Ethernet not working on 13.10

i'm new to Ubuntu and just install 13.10, all seems to be working however, i cannot connect to the internet, i have no wireless card and with the ethernet cable in, it looks as if it is searching for ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 no Internet connection

I have a laptop that dual boots to either Ubuntu 12.04 or Windows 7, but the I can't seem to do anything requiring an Internet connection on the Ubuntu side. I've been through the troubleshooting ...
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Installed 13.10, continuous internet problems

I installed 13.10 on my Toshiba Sattelite A-150, and since, I have been having internet issues. I know that it's the computer, because no other computer in the house has this problem. It won't load ...
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ZTE MF680 modem network disconnected

I've recently reinstalled 12.04. After the installation my mobile broadband modem can't keep the connection. It used to work with no problems at all. The network manager does see the modem, and I ...
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No internet (connected to router, works on Windows)

I cannot access internet. I can access the configuration page of my router, but no web page. When booted on Windows, the same computer has full internet access. I don't know what happened. Someone ...
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Wired connection problem using pppoe on ubuntu 13.10

I'm new to Ubuntu(Linux), I had a problem with wired connection on Ubuntu 13.10. Here is the problem: My laptop dual boots Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. I set my router to use PPPoE to connect the ...
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web page loading problem

I use Firefox in UBUNTU 12.04 for connecting to internet. Some of the web pages (randomly) load normally at some times and does not load at all at other times. (There is no problem in the web page as ...
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Sudden flash malfunctions

I have begun having some odd problems playing Netflix, Amazon VOD, Hulu, Youtube and other flash videos. The videos play slightly faster than they should (seems to be 50% faster) and they have no ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 netbook causing internet connection to drop for ALL computers on network

I have a Asus EeePC 1005HA netbook running 12.10. When I use the above named netbook, the wireless internet connection drops out typically every 3 mins or so. However the connection drops for all ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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unable to connect to my router but i can see the router

I have installed Ubuntu on my wife,s HP pavlilon and I can see the router that we use but when I go to connect it will not connect to the router. I have tried to reset the router but it did not ...
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i am new to ubuntu so just a bit of queries before i install it over my windows

How would I setup internet connection in saucy salamander and how can I get apps using the sudo apt comands and yeah tell me some basic commands for like troubleshooting problems related to memory and ...
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Wine apps not able to connect to Internet

I have some wine application that needs internet connection to work properly. But the application says that it can't connect to the server (error 403). I've tried installing lib32nss-mdns but it ...
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Issue installing Ubuntu Server (with wireless network)

I've been going insane trying to install Ubuntu Server 12.04 (from bootable USB). I live in a house share and the router is locked in a room I don't have access too thus I'm forced to do this ...
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Indicator, notifier and blocker of Internet traffic

Which traffic monitor applications currently available can do the following things? (or some of them, in the worst case) start recording how much Internet data is downloaded and uploaded with a ...
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wireless drops out on Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 (rev 01) with a Mini 300M USB WiFi Wireless LAN 802.11 n/g/b Adapter

basically when i use internet it is fine, however if i stop actively browsing or downloading my connection drops out. I still have the connection to the router but no internet. Other devices can still ...
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How to Remove Authenticated Proxy from Ubuntu 12.04

I used to access my internet from an authenticated proxy ethernet. Hence I had created a apt.conf file under etc/apt. But now I want to access my internet without the proxy(a proxy free internet) so I ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04: ethernet visible but doesn't connect

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my desktop computer, but during the install it couldn't connect to Internet via the ethernet cable. I installed it anyway (erasing my old windows), and now when I open the ...
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Tata photon plus can not establish connection after photon's system upgrade

My laptop is running on Ubuntu 12.04.3 and using Tata Photon Plus dongle. I configured the device through the network manager options. It worked seamlessly. Few days back I received message from ...
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wi-fi works during the live trial, not after install

I was running Windows 8 64 bit on an Acer travelmate B113 with 2GB of RAM. I then installed ubuntu 12.04 LTS using a USB drive. Everything was working fine and I was able to access the internet via ...
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interface file error

this is my /etc/network/interfaces file # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5). # The loopback ...
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Ethernet Cable not being detected in Ubuntu 13.10

I have windows 8(64 bit) and Ubuntu 13.10(64 bit) Installed on my System. My system has 6GB RAM. The ethernet cable is not being detected in Ubuntu. Very few times, it gets detected but that is after ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 makes me restart every time the Internet is down

I have Ubuntu 13.04, and the same thing happened with ubuntu 13.10. Every time the Internet is slow or down, the system is very slow. I need to restart the notebook or wait for about 15 or 20 minutes ...
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Wireless internet connected but not working. Terminal works, but nothing else

I am running lubuntu right now but am facing some trouble. The computer says I am connected to my wireless internet, but when I use firefox or any other browser it won't show the web pages. I have ...
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realtek 8192 worked before at my buddy's house but when I brought my computer home the device won't connect to my internet

Me and my buddy accidentally deleted my Windows 7 off my computer so we decided to put Ubuntu 13.10 3.11.0-12 generic on instead while at his place we were able to connect to the internet. I had ...
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Intel 4965AGN - Unable to connect Wireless

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 on Dell XPS M1330 laptop and I am not able to connect to internet at all. Wireless adapter: Intel 4965 AGN Wireless Adapter Router: ASUS RT-AC66U I have tried ...
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I've deleted Wired Connection 1

I've deleted Wired Connection 1. How to set up new Wired Connection 1?
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Hathway ISP - Cable Modem - Connection Failure

India has an ISP named Hathway which provides connection through cable modems. The cable modem is connected through a CAT6 cable to the computer. It is surprising that while MS Windows is able to ...
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Fresh Ubuntu Install (12.04), No Internet

I just performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04.3 64-bit, and I cannot connect to the internet. Ubuntu is installed on its own partition, with Windows 7 on the other. Yet while I'm able to connect ...
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Need to write “wvdialconf ” to specific Dialer Section ratherthan [Defaults Dialer]

Hello Friends i am using different datacard (like vodaphone ,Reliance, idea) and connect using "wvdial" command. i have created 2 defferent dialer section one vodaphone and other is realince . ...
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I just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04, now I can't browse the internet

I just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04, now I can't browse the internet. When I go to Firefox, it say "server not found". I try different websites, I go the same thing. I have my Ethernet cable plug in ...
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Internet traffic monitor [duplicate]

Can someone recommend me what is the best Ubuntu internet traffic monitor, with preferably GUI. I also need it to be able to monitor individual applications to find bandwith leechers. Thanks.
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Boot Repair Disk not running; No internet access

I was installing Ubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 from a flash drive yesterday. I had installed it next to Windows 7 before on a similar device before and had not encountered any problems. Firstly, ...
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newly installed 12.04 cannot connect to internet

I am a Comp Sci student and I had to replace my dev laptop with an old Dell Inspiron 1150. First tried loading Ubuntu 13.10 but it wouldn't render graphics correctly on this old machine, so I put on ...
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MTS Mblaze not detecting in Ubuntu 12.04LTS

My MTS Mblaze is not detecting in Ubuntu 12.04LTS. When i tried to install Mblaze driver it shows NDIS driver missing. Again tried commenting dkg line in code. Even though i'm not able to install my ...
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Cannot load all websites

I am having problems loading websites in my xubuntu 13.10. I've had his problem before upgrading. The wireless connection is great and I can load google but not anything else I tried. Everything works ...
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Can't detect WIFI

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu and just dual booted 12.04 LTS with Windows 8.1 I can connect to WIFI with Windows; however, it doesn't allow me to with Ubuntu. It doesn't detect any wireless networks ...
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Firefox internet working on Live USB but not working on installed Ubuntu

Firefox works in a live USB session, but when I installed Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox was not working. I am confused what could be the reason. Is there something related to drivers or something which which ...
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How to find servername?

Ok I have created a webserver in Linux and everything is fine except I want to use a domain.I am registering a .tk domain but when I go to DNS it has two servername blocks and two IP address block.As ...