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

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Ethernet Networks turned off and need to know how to turn them back on

So I turned my laptop on one day and the internet was really slow, like ten minuets to load the google page. So I need to know how to turn both of these Ethernet things back on. I have tried ...
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Firefox stops working after setting wireless network password

Running Ubuntu 12.04, I can't seem to get Internet access even though the Desktop icon says I am connected. So I reset the router, and everything seems to work fine, including after restarting the ...
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How to establish internet connection on ubuntu 12.04 running on hdd

After a long night trying to get Windows running on my PC, I finally decided to install Ubuntu (there were some strange problems with the drivers). While installing Ubuntu, I managed to establish an ...
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How to configure/troubleshoot internet broadband connection

I have a broadband connection and when I connect on Ubuntu (13.10) it detects the device, but is unable to connect to the internet. Manufacturer: Pro Link Model: P101
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Wi-Fi browsing history

Is there a way of viewing a Wi-Fi network's browsing history? (probably using the command line) Is there a package which serves this purpose? My OS is Ubuntu 13.10
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Xububtu 12.04 Internet super slow on wireless but fast on wired

When connected to the internet via wireless it runs really slow, for example, when I’m logged in to my Google drive account and try to access a folder it takes super long to load and that's if it ...
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Internet loses connectivity when steam is launched

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 whenever I launch steam or start a steam download I lose internet connectivity. Specifically I can no longer ping my default gateway. If I reconnect to the wireless it will ...
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Please help me connect to the internet

I recently installed a TP-LINK TL-WN725N wifi USB dongle. (see Please help me install this USB wifi adapter) The device is recognized by Ubuntu, and I'm able to connect to my home wifi network. I get ...
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system repair (12.04, 64 bit)

my friend is running ubuntu 12.04 (precise), 64bit-version, on her laptop. Unfortunately she skipped some of the automated updates or stopped them somehow, so that the internet doesn't function ...
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Wifi connected but no internet access

I hope you can help me, because I tried to find a solution in Internet but it was impossible to resolve my problem. Well, with Ubuntu, the WiFi works because I can see the logo, it says that it's ...
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Wireless won't connect in Ubuntu 13.10

I have now worked a while with Ubuntu but still not really into it. However everything worked fine after the Installation, now about after a weak I'm getting issues with my wifi. In the beginning all ...
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Just updated from 8.04 to 10.4 to 12.04 and no internet and don't understand 12.4… should I revert back?

Computer: Dell Inspiron 1420 Intel Core 2 Duo T5550 (3GB, DDR2, 667mHz) Running Dual Boot with Windows Vista and now Ubuntu 12.04 Firstly, I'm not very Linux/Ubuntu savvy -- once things work I get ...
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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?