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

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Ethernet Network disconnected

I try to figure it out why my Ethernet Network is disconnected. My Wi-Fi is working. My OS is Ubuntu Mate 15.10, which is up-to-date. Here is the output from lshw -C network: *-network ...
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NETGEAR WNA3100 WiFi Adapter: Connected To WiFi But Internet Doesn't Work

I used the following method to use Wine and ndiswrapper to make my NETGEAR WNA3100 function... http://faq.apollo3.com/ljames/ubuntu/networksupport/ On some connections it works fine (the library), ...
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Internet acts very strange on youtube and google and other sites - 14.04 [closed]

I have 14.04. I have tried Firefox, Chrome and Chromium, but I get the same problem on all 3. Sometimes sites will just stop loading. It happens all the time on Google (clicking a link on the search ...
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Cannot connect to mobile broadband Ubuntu 15.04

I am using a USB modem for internet connection that works fine with windows. To work with Ubuntu, I have added a mobile broadband connection. Ubuntu also recognizes the modem and shows the connection ...
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Allow specific users to use internet but redirect those unauthorized

I have two network cards,one with internet and the other without internet!users connect to my wlan0,which without internet and I have eth0 with internet! I want to redirect users to my local website ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to Wifi, has done in the past

I've had issues in the past with my Wireless connectivity, I fixed it by editing the file in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections. But I couldn't save the file, so I closed without saving and it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Speedtest shows no upload speed

I have a problem with upstream in browser and some applications (like hipchat for instance). There are no problems with uploading files to google drive and other clouds, but http://www.speedtest.net/ ...
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How can I disable Wi-Fi on router from terminal? [closed]

I have a Ubee DDW3611 router with Wi-Fi and main computer connected via cable to this router. I would like to disable / enable the Wi-Fi on router in terminal running some script. I have the admin ...
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How to turn off the network connection

I'm looking for a little help. I was kinda wondering how to turn off network connection for some time period. My question is - how to set up (for example) "Network connection is available only ...
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Internet connection problem in ubuntu (dual boot alongside windows)

I can not connect internet in ubuntu at any cost.wireless networks in not shown. Even I. can not connect broadband via DSL connection.I had tried USB tethering.But I am totally depressed...At simple ...
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Ubuntu apps are unable to access internet

My system is part of an institutional network, and hence I can connect to Internet only by using proxy. I am able to browse the net using browser, and I am also able to able to download from command ...
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Install the latest version of usb_modeswitch on ubuntu 14.04

How can I install to the latest of usb_modeswitch ( currently version 2.2.5). The version I have on Ubuntu is 2.1.1 I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and do not want to upgrade to 15.10.
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Internet access dissapears after some time

I have set up a static IP on my machine,but the problem that I am facing is that after some time my external access to the internet disappears.I can't ping any IP that is not my own. I have noticed a ...
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disconnected-now you're offline (while i have a wifi and wired connection)

I don't know what the problem is. I have been searching for every clue that could lead me to solve this problem. Basically at my home i have a wifi router which is showing its display in my phone but ...
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unable to connect to internet in ubuntu

i have installed ubuntu in VM Virtualbox and downloaded java from web. Now even though i have connected ethernet cable, it is showing disconnected. Please someone help in this regard.
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Slow mobile data on ubuntu meizu mx4

When I'm using mobile internet (not WiFi), I can connect typically only to slow data transfers, e.g. "E", "G" and "2G". I know this because I see the letters displayed next to the mobile network ...
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Getting wifi hotspot to work via cable [Resolved]

Trying Ubuntu for the first time on my laptop and my first hurdle is connecting to the internet. I have a wifi hotspot, a Huawei locked to Optus connected to an older machine which lacks wifi ...
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No Internet connection

I installed Ubuntu next to Windows for one system because windows sucks but u want to hold it for games. But that's not the problem about. My problem is, that I don't get any Internet connection or a ...
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How can I access my web server remotely

I have set up my web server and can access through all my computers in the my network now I want to make it public. I forwarded port 80 to the web server (192.168.2.9) but when I use my public IP to ...
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Virtualbox - how to passthrough modem from ubuntu host to windows guest

It is possible to pass-through an usb modem which is not recognized by the host Ubuntu 15.04 to a windows guest?, I have the windows drivers and I want to use dial-up while keeping my Ubuntu host. How ...
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Ethernet internet connection disconnects automaticially

I am using Lubuntu 15.04 on my PC. I am having trouble with the internet connection it automatically disconnects while using. I am not seeing any network disconnected notification on my pc, still i ...
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Please help with a WiFi Driver Problem

I have installed Ubuntu a few days ago because of I don't like Windows anymore because of it has a lot of bugs which makes things complicated. My idea is to use Linux more frequently but I am ...
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15.10 can't connect to wired connection

I was previously toying with using 15.04 on my office computer, and it worked fine out of the box. This week I decided to give it another shot with 15.10 (using beta 2, then the past 3 days' daily ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Troubles with Wi-Fi

Several times for a day the internet stops working (the icon in the panel is active). Reconnect is not possible, I get "connection error"... The Internet starts to work only after a reboot. What is ...
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Wired/Wireless connects and disconnects repeatedly

What I have tried: First thing I did was remove Ubuntu 15.04 and did a clean install via USB of Ubuntu 14.04. (Note: on all other computers that I have installed Linux on the network has started ...
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Ubuntu 14 - static IP - Connected but no internet

I have Ubuntu dual-booted and windows 7. The ethrenet connects not problems on windows 7 and a few days ago it was working fine on Ubuntu. I was and am using a static IP. I thought maybe a driver ...
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Ethernet doesn't work in ubuntu 14.04

During startup the lights around the plugged ethernet cable are flashing, but when ubuntu shows up, the lights goes off and there is no internet connection. "sudo lshw -c net" gives: *-network ...
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Nexus 5 won't share internet connection anymore

I used Nexus 5 to share Internet connection to my laptop via USB. It worked well but suddenly on one day it stopped shared the connection, and it has never shared the connection since then. How can I ...
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configuration of internal network on oracle virtual box

I am new to Linux I am using Ubuntu OS I need help in setting up Virtual Box internal network Please help I should be able to access internet as well as all Vbox should be able to communicate. My host ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wifi not working

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on windows 8 , and having problem connecting to my internet router, i have D-link N150 wireless router which is working fine with my windows and other devices , also on ...
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Ethernet suddenly not working on Ubuntu GNOME 15.04

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 with GNOME 3.16 and this is what happened: Everything was working perfectly fine, I then suspended my machine and removed my Ethernet cable (as usual). Though later on ...
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My Laptop sometimes cannot connect to Internet while using WiFi

When I'm using WiFi on laptop with Ubuntu 15.04 regularly (30 percent of all connections) can not connect to Internet and shows errors "err_NAME_RESOLUTION_FAILED". My Wireless Device is Qualcomm ...
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Interface configuration - Internet not working [duplicate]

I just tried to configure eth0 interface on my Ubuntu Server 14.04 Lts. I want to set up static ip, therefore I put the following lines in /etc/network/interfaces: ## To configure a dynamic IP ...
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vnstat schedule usage period

Is there any way to measure internet usage for a scheduled period, using vnstat ? Purpose is to monitor how much data is actually consumed during my billing period, for a month which starts from ...
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Wired and Wireless connections keep getting closed

I have an old laptop (connected to an external screen since its own doesn't work anymore) and had to reinstall windows 7 on it so I decided to try out linux by also installing Ubuntu 14.04 on dual ...
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Internet connection stops randomly

After updating my Ubuntu to 15.04 my internet connection stops working randomly. It does not matter if it's connected through wifi or cable. It only stops working without saying it is not connected ...
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internet binding

I have downloaded Linux ubuntu beside Windows10. But I don't know what is it happened, since one week there is no more ethernet and wireless ( no cable net and also no wireless internet! Can someone ...
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My Computer Can't Connect to My WIFI?

I've tried to connect to my wifi recently and it isn't working. All of my other devices connect to the wifi, but my Ubuntu computer says: "Connecting to the wireless network..." and it then says: "No ...
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How would I setup a wifi network using iw and these settings?

I'm building a P2P messaging network (want to do P2P walkie-talkie, texting, and file-exchanges). I'm wanting to allow the community to develop apps for iPhone and Android. I will be working with ...
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Ethernet connection only working if connected from startup

When I startup my system and ethernet is plugged in, it works just perfect. If I disconnect the wire while Ubuntu is booted and then connect it again, the connection is established by network manager. ...
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Iptables for some phones not working!

I'm using IP tables to control my wifi internet.I'm redirecting phones and laptops to my local website and when they login with the already generated company usernames,I stop redirecting them and they ...
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Ubuntu server auto connect to any random 3G USB (netstick)

I have a kiosk running on Ubuntu Server 14.04.3 which currently accepts a LAN cable as an internet source. What I want to do is to let it receive internet also from a 3G USB (netstick). I started ...
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How to access Ubuntu from anywhere and any network?

I use Digitalocean's service, I found way more easy to access via ssh terminal. And I tried the same way to access my friend's laptop over my network and it's working fine. Now I have a question, Can ...
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Dropbox 'Waiting to be Linked to a Dropbox Account'

When I execute ~/.dropbox-dist/dropboxd after cd ~ && wget -O - "https://www.dropbox.com/download?plat=lnx.x86_64" | tar xzf -, Dropbox GUI loads, on the notification bar I configured the ...
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I am trying to connect to Wifi from Kubuntu. But Kubuntu is not detecting the wireless device

I am trying to connect to Wifi from Kubuntu. But Kubuntu is not detecting the wireless device and in the connections pane, it is showing Wifi as in disabled mode. How can this be rectified..? I am ...
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How to check if there is internet access ? and how to connect to eth0 and wlan0 in Ubuntu Server

I'm trying to install ubuntu server on my old laptop. the reason is it's faster. my problem is internet connection. after installing i have to install some new software from repos. and connect my ...
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How does the SSH connection work with WiFi connections and the Internet?

Ok, so Recently I tried to connect my phone to my old PC via SSH tunnel, what I noticed is that I can access my PC only when the two machines are on the same WiFi connection. So I looked for some ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 with dwa-125 usb connects to router but with no internet access

I need help please. This is a desktop Linux Ubuntu 12.04 computer. The D-Link dwa-125 USB adapter is connecting automatically to wireless router without any problem. It receives IP but are not ...
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Can't communicate locally on eth0 and to internet on wlan0

Looked at other configuration Q&A about eth0 and wlan0. Nothing suggested seemed to work. Running 14.04 Lubuntu on desktop, and puppyLinux on client laptop. frank@HP-Pavilion:~$ ifconfig "eth0 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wireless connection problem

I've recently moved and connected to the WiFi of my neighbor, who agreed to share. After a while internet connection disappeared despite WiFi is signed as connected. At the same time internet on my ...