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

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Can access the internet

In Ubuntu 15.10 the WiFi is connected to the wireless net, but there is no access to internet in any net, even though a 2nd partition in the same computer with elementary OS has no problem at all with ...
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Change the subnet of Internet connection sharing

When sharing internet connection from network-manager the following network is used: 10.42.0.0/255.255.0.0 Can I pick another network? I don't want the complex manual configuration, just want to ...
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Internet Sharing/nat on 14.04lts vmware esx guest with usb internet

Situation: vmware esxi 5.1 Hosting a couple of Windows guests and a Ubuntu 12 file server that also is the local DHCP server and DNS server. Two NICs in the ESXI host to a small Wifi router which I ...
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Problem with internet access on virtualbox

I installed Virtualbox on Windows 10 machine and then installed ubuntu 14.04. But I have a problem with the internet access that I can't connect the ethernet network, while I still normally able to ...
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Problem in connecting to college wifi

I have Inspiron 5558 with windows 10 and ubuntu installed.I can connect to my college wifi with windows 10 directly but on ubuntu i can connect it. For connecting to our college wifi we need to do ...
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How to make WiFi adapter EW-7811UN running on 14.04 Ubuntu

As I wanted to upgrade my wifi connection to N standard I bought EW-7811UN wireless adapter. My ISP provides 100 Mb/s, my wifi router supports N. The problem is I'm not sure how to make EW-7811UN ...
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What alternatives are there to NetworkManager? [duplicate]

I am relatively new to Ubuntu 15.10 (with gnome), formerly using openSuse (with kde). So far, my impression is that Ubuntu (or gnome?) is not as good as openSuse (or kde?) in using internet. My ...
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Connection to the internet via smartphone (usb-tethering)

I have a notebook MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro with installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. This notebook has Atheros Killer E2400 Ethernet and wifi controllers. There are no drivers for they in Ubuntu ISO, so I ...
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Warning: Unusual traffic from your computer. Why is this happening? [duplicate]

This warning keeps showing up and I have no idea why. My OS is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. To continue, please type the characters below: About this page Our systems have detected unusual traffic ...
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Not able to use internet on Windows 10 after installing Ubuntu 15.10

After dual booting Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10 first problem I faced was that I was unable to connect to the Internet in Ubuntu. Then I restarted my computer to windows to see that the ...
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Internet(Ethernet /WIFI is not working

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. I am unable to connect to the Internet via ethernet or WIFI. $ sudo lspci -nnk | grep -e 0200 -e 0280 -A2 output :- 02:01.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel ...
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Ubuntu 14 eth0 did not work, 2 networks

I had to switch between 2 networks: from 192.168.1.176 to 192.168.0.176 and back to 192.168.1.176and now I have no internet connection. I tried ifdown eth0 ifup eth0, rebbot, service networkinkg ...
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Minitube and smtube not able to connect to youtube, but youtube works fine in browser

I have a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu Mate 15.04 and have noticed that Youtube runs pretty slowly on it. I decided to try installing Minitube, but it said that it couldn't download ...
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“skype can't connect” error using wine

I've been trying to get group video chat working on skype on ubuntu 15.10. The problem is, it is not supported in skype 4.3 (current linux release). I have been trying to run newer versions of skype ...
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Kubuntu messed up my computer

Im running lubuntu and I decided to try kde so I typed in sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop But after rebooting it messed up my computer I was able to fix xorg so I could boot into graphics and ...
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High latency spikes BCM4352

Here's the facts: Using Ubuntu 15.10 Using network-manager (also tested with wpa_supplicant) Using bcmwl_kernel_source (unable to compile broadcom_sta, other kernel_source versions are not working) ...
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How to moniter network usage through my Dongle, not laptop

I have been using nethogs to track my network usage but it seems to only track usage to and from my laptop. I would like to track all usage that passes through my mobile wifi unit. I have allowed ...
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Internet access lost after a minute

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my notebook. I can't access internet even when i am connected to wifi. No matter how many restarts, no matter how many connections-disconnections to the network the ...
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How to install package offline? [duplicate]

On my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS network-manager isn't installed yet. Without this program I can't connect to WiFi network. But I can't install this package from Ubuntu without network connection. Here is my ...
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Dns probe finished no internet, mobile broadband Ubuntu 15.10

I try to connect my internet dongle to Ubuntu 15.10 as usual step that carry out in creating new connections in Ubuntu. But I see strange behavior are they, I can't choice preferred connection type ...
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Internet Connection Problem in Ubuntu 15.10

Guys I am new to Ubuntu but have learned basic usage. There is a problem, its connection to the internet. The problem is that my laptop does get connected to the WiFi, but internet connection does not ...
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Wifi does not function properly

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo ideapad 100. Problem: My wifi connection does not function properly. I have online access per an amount of time, but after that the system does not have ...
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Openvpn : Local internet and remote DNS

Here what I want to do : Access to a remote network through OpenVPN Use client gateway to access internet (so I DON'T want to redirect all through VPN) Use remote DNS through VPN, because I have ...
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a strange situation with wicd network manager

Before I explain the problem, let me tell you the strange situation : I successfully get connected to WiFi hotspot I create from Android phone to use its data service using wicd. But I can't browse ...
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What could be causing throughput issues?

I'm experiencing some crazy issues regarding my internet speed using Ubuntu 15.04. I can't get anything greater than 10Mbps down,but I'm achieve 30 Mbps up. My laptop doesn't have an Ethernet port, ...
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Surface Pro 3 won't connect to home wi-fi

I recently upgraded my Surface Pro 3 from Ubuntu 15.04 to Ubuntu 15.10. I can connect to any wi-fi listed on my network list except my home router. I've reseted the router and updated my firmware to ...
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LTE Smartphone Ubuntu-Touch like BQ Aquaris E5 LTE (not Meizu)

I really like the BQ Aquaris E5 HD Ubuntu Edition, but is has no LTE. The newer version from BQ with LTE is not available with Ubuntu. I don't want to buy the Phone from Meizu. Will there be a ...
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why am i unable to access internet even with being connected to network?

ive read through similar posted questions and have not gotten any consistent results. i have a lenovo laptop, with windows 10, i just installed ubuntu 15.10 beside windows. everything seems to work ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 updates - Failed to download repository information - check internet connection [duplicate]

I had previous problems like this, first it did not want to update anything. It always sad: Failed to download repository information check your internet connection, but i have internet connection ...
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WiFi connected but sometimes internet won't work w/ 2.4GHz and internet never works with 5GHz

So, here is the problem: I am running Ubuntu 15.10 with a Lenovo laptop. My WiFi router is the standard Xfinity router: Model: DPC3941T, Vendor: Cisco, Hardware Revision: 1.0 I can connect to ...
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How do I remove the long name given to my internet connection?

The other day my computer randomly started displaying the full name of my ethernet controller as you can see here: I'm fine with it saying Ethernet Controller like it used to but having the whole ...
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showing connected wired but no internet and shows dns prob finished internet in chrome

if config eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:27:0e:26:f7:7f UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:513 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:87 errors:0 dropped:0 ...
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connect to wireless internet

I use Ubuntu 14.04 I don't have (softwre & update) in my setting. In section "system", I just have date & time, details, sharing, universal Access, User. And I don't have wireless icon in my ...
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I tried to install google chrome but everytime I get this error failed to download the packages , check your internet connection

Failed to fetch http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/pool/main/libi/libindicator/libindicator7_12.10.2+14.04.20140402-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb Cannot initiate the connection to archive.ubuntu.com:80 ...
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After few minutes of browsing internet I cant browse internet

After browsing internet for few minutes I get resolving host problem. I ran route before the outage and I got Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric ...
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wired connection detected but no internet access in ubuntu 14.04 lts

i am having ubuntu 14.04 lts on machine.Though it is showing connected to LAN in network manager but it cant access internet.
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How do you fix DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NO_INTERNET

I am running Ubuntu on a lenevo x1 carbon. My WiFi and internet is working on my Android and windows devices but not Ubuntu. When trying to use an internet browser I get the following error. ...
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I cant connect internet with wifi

I built Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo e430 laptop. Firstly I was having a problem about internet speed while connecting with wifi. I found some solutions on internet and while I was trying to fixed this ...
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Can't browse internet, but ping working

I am using a dell latitude E5440 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The WiFi suddenly stopped working today. I tried pinging a few ip addresses and ping works fine, but pinging any URL does not. Seems to be a ...
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No Internet on Ubuntu 15.04 host, but Internet on Virtualbox VM's. Possibly routing problem

I have a problem getting Internet on my laptop (Lubuntu 15.04) at my office. I have used this laptop for a couple of months with same conditions, so I'm not sure what could have changed during the ...
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Lubuntu 15.10 No Wi Fi Icon

after installing Lubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Inspiron 6400, there is no icon which shows the standard list of available WiFi networks that I can connect to. There is an icon which opens a "Network ...
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How to put my server on the internet? [closed]

I have an Ubuntu server working fine in the Intranet and I need to access my files from the internet. I read forums and don't understand them well. Have an easy way? Security is not the priority now.
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Multiple NIC's, Multiple Subnets, and Multiple Gateways

It's time to ask the pro's, as I have read all of the answered questions, tried numerous suggestions for related questions on the forums and I cannot seem to get this right. Question: How to allow ...
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Wireless Network Connection (DNS Probe Not finished) Ubuntu 15.10

When I get in one room, 6-7m away from router (they are in seperate rooms) i still have wifi connection but in the browser(s) it says DNS probe finished No internet. After restart it works for 2-5 ...
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Internet connection drops while using torrent

Every time I use a torrent client my internet connection falls for my computer, i installed the new drivers but it's still falling. I tried Plurge and Transmission. Ubuntu 15.10
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Network Disconnected on Bootup

I don't have an issue connectting to the Network and if disconnected the auto connect works. I'd changed to Kodi Desktop Mode, which boots directly into Kodi and noticed I had no Network. Returning ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Drivers for Linksys Cisco WUSB54GSC Wi-Fi Dongle

I just barley got Ubuntu. SO I'm moving my computer to a different room that I can't connect my Ethernet cord through. So I am trying to use an old Wi-Fi dongle I had to connect. But it seems that ...
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Wifi connected but no internet access (Lubuntu 14.04)

I have both wifi and lan connection to my pc, the wifi has internet and the lan connects me to other pc's on the home network. If I unplug/disconnect the lan, the internet works, but when both wifi ...
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How to connect to internet?

Fresh Ubuntu install and I'm brand new to Linux. I need help getting connected to the internet. There's no options for wifi to connect and when I plug in an ethernet cable nothing happens. When I run ...
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Network card with simultaneous wired and wireless connection?

I know many threads about the topic in different OS, etc. for Windows 7 here. Many Cisco routers have rather decent capability for such a feature. However, I would like to have it in my Ubuntu ...