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

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Can I set Internet usage quota in squid on Ubuntu 12.04

I want to set Internet usage quota in squid on Ubuntu 12.04. Please suggest me the squid policy for set Internet usage quotas. Thanks in advance Rakesh
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What are the possible threats if internal IP address is publicly revealed?

In many cases, people do not take enough care to remove their IP addresses from some output before posting it to help forums and Q&A sites like askubuntu. Considering one's IP address is revealed ...
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SIS 191 network adapter in Lubuntu

I have just installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my desktop computer. My SIS 191 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter is connected to a DSL router. The bottom left of my screen shows that I'm connected to Wired connection ...
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Unable to access my local server from outside the domain

I would really appreciate it if you could help me with this. Im setting up an internal mail server using Zimbra server 8.0.3 and i want people from outside the domain to be able to access this server ...
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How to share VirtualBox Windows XP Guest's Internet Connection with Ubuntu 13.10 Host?

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 with Windows XP SP3 Installed as a Virtual Machine, the only way for me to access the internet is using a PPP broadband USB Modem (DWM-156) I am not able to run it in Ubuntu, I ...
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Internet connection fails with Japanese provider

I ve got the following situation here. I am in Japan My girlfriend signed an internet contract with NTT "FLET" and I want to connect to that before my neighbour finds out how to set up a password on ...
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wireless not working “ ubuntu 12.04 LTS ” ( HP 635 Notebook PC ) [duplicate]

hp-wifi: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 1: hp-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: yes Hard blocked: no 2: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: ...
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Unable to use proxy in terminal despite apt.conf file

I use a wired LAN at my college which uses proxy. As per this answer I edited my apt.conf file. My proxy details are as follows Username: mahe\ict.student Password: mumit@123 Proxy host: ...
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Internet connection only in recovery mode 12.04

My internet connection with 12.04 doesn't work when I do a normal startup. I can only get it to work if I go to recovery mode every time, go down the menu to network and enter, then the menu reappears ...
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Custom USB distro problem: cannot connect to the Internet

This is my first thread and I would like to apologize for my lack of knowledge regarding forum-based rules. I intend to make a Custom USB Ubuntu 13.10 Distribution with the applications i need. I did ...
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Unable to browse internet in ubuntu

I am not able to browse Internet in ubuntu 12.10 I am observing this issue randomly i.e. normally am able to browse internet but all of a sudden am facing this problem and after some 30 mins or ...
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how do i share my mobile internet connection via wifi in ubuntu 12.04

Newbie here. I am trying to use share my 3g mobile internet connection but don't know how to do this. Any working ideas on how to do this?
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How can you disable qualcomm atheros in ubuntu 13.10 plazma kde desktop?

Help me quick for my job!! I have two Internet connections!!
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Ubuntu Won't Connect to the Internet - BCM4312

I've looked at the other questions about having problems connecting to the internet, but it hasn't worked for me so far. I bought a netbook and I wanted to try Ubuntu out, which I installed from a ...
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issue accessing dropbox

Whenever I try to access dropbox from my Linux booted partition, it just keeps on trying to get the information from the website and displays a blank page. It works perfectly in my windows partition ...
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Notificaciones de Ufw

Anterior Utilize Gufw y firestater ellos me daban notification de conneciones no desea a puertos y/o cualquier tipo de accion que no yo no quiciera pero estoy avanzando a ufw (La Base y no logro ...
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How can I access blocked sites for free?

I'm a new Ubuntu user and I live in Iran. I have problems opening many sites, even Google services. I cannot buy a VPN account.. What can I do to access sites when access is restricted in Ubuntu?
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Slow Internet connection

I have a D-Link DWL-G122 B1 wireless adapter with chipset RT2571, which corresponds to rt2500 driver in linux. However, because this specific driver is no longer available for my kernel version ...
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N2N-Edge VPN and CentOS server

I have one big appeal. I'm newguide in configuring iptables etc... I have at home FreePBX server (on CentOS 6.5) where is installed n2n VPN as service I will name it [S] (adress on home LAN ...
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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.
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Wireless networks fail to connect after install/update of 12.04

This is not a repeat question. None of the previously answered questions answer this one. A usb stick was used to run a live cd of Ubuntu 12.04. Wireless internet worked. The same session was used to ...
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Download/upload still going even though internet is gone

So sometimes my internet is disappearing and it's probably my internet provider problem, because my neighbors got the same problem. Now what's strange is when internet is gone, I can see using System ...
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File Uploader By Zoom Ubuntu 13.10

When I want to run file uploader under Wine, I've got an error : $ wine Fileuploader.exe p11-kit: couldn't load module: /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/pkcs11/p11-kit-trust.so: ...
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internet connection problems possible DNS

Running vers. 13.10. Over a WiFi connection to a home ADSL router, DHCP. All working fine for 1 week after new Ubuntu installation. Try connecting to the internet, being told pages not available. WiFi ...
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internet connection problems resolving host

First time user of ubuntu. Running for 6 days no problem. Running vers. 13.10. Try connecting to the internet, being told pages not available. WiFi access and other connected devices (this Android ...
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My internet connection stopped working!

I have recently switched from Windows to Xubuntu 13.04. After downloading and setting up I had connection to my internet. In a short while the connection disappeared and now I have no connection at ...
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LAN Not working in ubuntu 12.04

I ran the below code to find my ethernet controller which is ethernet - Realtek RTL8101E/RTL8102E; wireless: BCM4312 lspci -nn | grep 0200 I got the below information. 09:00.0 Ethernet controller ...
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Connected to Wifi AP but no internet connection

I'm getting intermittent problems with internet access on my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS desktop when connected to my Prolink Wifi router. I have Android devices connected to the same router that are working ...
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Facebook only wont load on ubuntu 13.10

Facebook is the only page that wont load properly on my laptop. It just loads the basic text version . No matter what internet connection or browser I use the problem still exists. And even booting a ...
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How to block all traffic except for browsing?

Sorry for the paranoid question but is it possible to block all connections except for Firefox and updates? And if so does someone got a terminal code for it?
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Can't download Chromium browser

I'm trying to download Chromium web browser but I'm getting this error message below, any help?
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Where do I get packages via windows? [duplicate]

I need packages, man. I can't find them. I can find 'source clones'. Are those packages? I'm not connect to the Internet in Linux, so I need to download the packages on my Windows system. Where ...
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Prepaid Manager problem: ussd_initiate failed: Timeout was reached

Prepaid manager could not check the balance due to modem initialization failure and timeout reach. First time I get "Modem error: ussd_initiate failed: Timeout was reached", next I get "Modem ...
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MacbookPro 10.9.1 Installing linux wirless drivers

I've just installed Linux on my Mac 10.9.1 and I have no Internet connection or any Wi-Fi signal. I've installed Linux by creating a partition and I really need help on this. None of the tutorials ...
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Internet connection issue : Vodafone Dongle K3570-Z

I am using ubuntu 12.04 64 bit version. I recently reinstalled ubuntu which have kernel version to 3.8.0-35-generic . I am trying to connect through my vodafone dongle K3570-Z but unable to connect ...
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Ubuntu slow download connection [duplicate]

I just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.10 and I tried to download Ubuntu restricted extras but the downloading connection is pretty slow compared to the download speed on MS Windows. How to fix ...
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Running multiple Internet connections simultaneously

Does it really matter if I connect two or more Internet connections (from different ISPs or sources) simultaneously? Do all of these speeds add up? or Ubuntu just sticks with one connection and others ...
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Unable to connect to internet with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I wanted to try Ubuntu, but Wubi refused to work with me, so I got a pre-created ubuntu VM, and used VirtualBox to use it. Ubuntu had a great interface, and I liked it, but it refused to connect to ...
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Failed to download package file. Check you internet connection?

I know this has been posted a lot of times, but i still have not found solution to fix this problem. I changed my download server to Main,To USA,and to Serbian ( Place where i live), but still ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 does not detect Wifi and connect to it

I am a newbie to ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 freshly onto my system and since then have been desperately been trying to get it to detect my wifi and connect to it. I have tried several ...
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How to enable ipv6 support in linux system [duplicate]

I am trying to enable ipv6 support to my linux system. Im trying to modify /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6 this file but system is not allowing to do so.
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Unable to connect to internet on ubuntu 12.04 lts

New to ubuntu, just downloaded ubuntu 12.04 lts on a dell inspiron 1010 laptop. Everything was going well until i realized i couldnt access internet at all. The computer won't detect any wireless ...
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Ethernet connection problem in Ubuntu 13.04 [closed]

My Ethernet connection can't load any page. I can't update, I can't install software from Ubuntu Software Center. Only Transmission is working. Mobile broadband connection works well too. Whats wrong ...
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Internet connection problems

I'm new to Ubuntu. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. My problem is that I cannot connect to the internet with my D-link modem. I've tried using the lsusb command. It shows that my modem has been plugged in, but ...
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how i can protect my internet connection from being spoofed? [closed]

(I'm a new Ubuntu user)is it possible that someone on the same network can cut my Internet connection ? is there anyway to protect it from being "spoofed" ? how can i identify who tried to do that ? ...
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Ubuntu is making the internet slow where Windows PC is doing normal

Just yesterday it was fine, since today Ubuntu PC is completly slow internet tried with friefox/google chrome but same each page download is very slow, but from Windows PC when i try its working both ...
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remove isp-provided dns

My isp provides a dns service; but unfortunately they do block certain sites. I would like to use opendns or google; but it seems like it doesn't work. I have set up a wired connection; given a ...
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VM Player 6.01 on Win 8.1. Ubuntu on VM, internet connect fail

How do I connect to Internet on Ubuntu 12.04 installed in a VM Player on a Win 8 machine?
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How do I set network speed and duplex during boot?

My problem is that I have ADSL box doing autonegotiation, defaulting to 100Mb. However, my network cable does not seem to operate at that rate. The speed is set to 100Mbps but DHCP fails. I need to be ...
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Connecting to the Internet using Etisalat in Sri Lanka (Prolink PHS300)

I live in Sri Lanka and my ISP is Etisalat Lanka PVT (LTD). I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 a couple of weeks ago and I still am wondering how to connect to the Internet using my Etisalat Prolink PHS300 ...