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

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Can't get my wired connection to work

Wireless works fine without any problem, but wired connection is not working for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow a number of different topics, mainly these; ...
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Wi-Fi automatically gets disconnected

Laptop : Lenovo ThinkPad x120e Router : Netgear N-150 wireless router WGR614v10 OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64 bit Problem is, sometimes my netgear wi-fi connection automatically gets disconnected, more ...
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How can I install iBall Airway 3G Usb modem in Ubuntu 14.04?

I have bought iball Airway 3G USB modem. I can't configure it on Ubuntu 14.04.
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Update fails due to “no internet connection”

Whenever I try to update I get an error message saying I have "no internet connection" even if I do have a connection. I have a Asus X54C with Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu 14.04 slow connection with Broadcom wireless card

Few days ago I updated my laptop from 13.10 to 14.04 by reinstalling everything and I started having troubles with my Broadcom card. It was working well with previous version, so i don't know what is ...
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all external requests/ping returns gateway as destination IP

"ping www.google.com" returns PING www.google.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) bytes of data. and returns no response, obviously. "ping www.yahoo.com" returns PING www.yahoo.com (192.168.1.1) 56(84) ...
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Track up and download of UMTS USB Stick

Is there any easy to use application for ubuntu that can monitor the up and download ammount of my USB-UMTS-Internet Stick and has a GUI?
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Using my Wi-Fi connection for another device [duplicate]

Is it possible to use my Wi-Fi connection on my laptop, sort of like a modem to connect my PC (Windows XP) to the Internet?
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Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
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Share Internet from laptop (connected to LAN) to Android using WIFI router

The idea is: Internet - eth0 - Laptop - wlan0 - router - Android Static IPs everywhere. IP ranges are different. Could not establish bridge. bridge-utils unable to add wlan0 to bridge. Android ...
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How To: Keep running script only when the network (internet connection) is idle?

I have a script (actually, a Rails application with a Sidekiq job queue system), which uploads pictures and albums to Flickr. This data is huge for my purposes (around 100GB), and the upload is slow ...
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UMTS stick reconnect error

When I start up my system I plug-in my Huawei UMTS stick. When I log into the web and stay 'idle' (not downloading data) for some time it switches from HSPA to EDGE. Disconnecting and reconnecting ...
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Unable to connect to new internet

Before a certain point in time, I added my home ethernet and wifi connection to the list, as well as the wifi from my school. I was also able to use my hotspot/tether from my phone. Now, I am only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Slow/unstable wifi

I have a lenovo Y-50 gaming laptop and after first boot I installed Ubuntu and avoided Windows 8 overall, anyways my internet is really slow and unstable even though the router is in the next room. ...
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New Build - no Internet connection [closed]

Just built a new computer: Graphics: GTX 970 CPU: i5 4690K HSF: Mugen 4 Motherboard: Z97 Pro RAM: 8 GB Crucial Ballistix SSD: SanDisk 240GB (All from the 'Outstanding' tier of ...
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Ethernet Cable Not Working

My Wireless Adapter Broke Yesterday and i did not have the time to go and get a new one. so i tried connecting with a Ethernet cable but ubuntu does not seem to recognize the cable at all. i tried ...
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Get result of internet traffic monitor for particular period in ubuntu server

Nginx is serving webpages from ubuntu server. Once or twice in a week I get warning mail from the cloud server provider says The amount of transferred data has exceeded the limit: The amount of ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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ubuntu server not seeing ethernet port

i am trying to setup ubuntu server on a normal desktop computer. the install went fine (even though it didnt connect to the internet) i figured i would have to change some network config settings. but ...
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No network access until I ping the gateway

I have the weirdest of problems that I can't work out on ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start the machine I cannot access the internet and the machine's nginx server cannot be accessed. Running ifconfig ...
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my wi-fi is connecting but the Internet is not working

till yesterday everything was fine. The Internet had been working correctly. Today, when I started ubuntu it connected successfully but I couldn't open any web page or do any Internet activity, ...
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Updated to 14.04, can't connect to the wireless network

So I dug out my 5+ year old netbook, and updated the Ubuntu to release 14.04 (from 10.04) and now it can see the wireless connection and it says it connects to it, but it does not load any pages in ...
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Am I protected over the internet with ubuntu, do I need an antivirus? [duplicate]

I know that Ubuntu is secure, but I'm worried about my passwords when I login to my yahoo email, or my facebook. Do I need an antivirus on Ubuntu to be password protected when navigating over the ...
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Cannot connect to internet on wired connection

I just built a computer and freshly installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a new hdd but cannot connect to the internet when plugging in an ethernet cable. My computer doesn't have a wireless adapter so wireless ...
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Diconnected you are now offline

I have been using Ubuntu for about two weeks now. Originally I got the message Disconnected: You are now offline Showing just an outline of the wireless icon. A wired connection works fine however. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 wired connection connecting and disconnecting on its own

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 last month. The internet was working fine. But all of a sudden , a few days back it stopped working. The connection is established temporarily and then disconnecting again . ...
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I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a sony vaio and I can no longer detect wireless networks, how do I fix this?

I have a Sony Vaio, bought in 2013 so it's a fairly new model. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I cannot connect to wifi- or even detect any wifi. I've tried to install drivers and even tried a ...
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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

guys. I'm an unexperienced Ubuntu user and I need your help. I would like to be reporteded everytime that the my router loses its internet connection. I mean, I would like to have my Ubuntu send me ...
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network carashes

using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit with a brand new system on a gb network(wired). the ip is set by the machine and connected to a linksys e42000 router. using onboard gb nic card mainly used as a gaming ...
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Why the programs don't connect to internet except for the browser?

I solved a problem of getting a "DNS resolving failed" in my computer, now I can surf through internet with the browser without problems but programs, such as: dropbox, spotify, mendeley desktop ...
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data card not working in ubuntu 14.04

Hey this is my first time in ubuntu. Can anyone please tell me how to install the huwaei e303f data card. I've tried installing it as per the manuel but didn't work.
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virtualbox - internet not working -Adpater 1 NAT cable not connected

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 in Virtual box hosted on Windows machine. Internet is not working. I tried - making changes in /etc/network/interfaces. - and then sudo service network-manger restart The ...
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How to (re)configure my internet connection? (DNS resolving failed)

A couple of days ago I was working with ipython notebook and it opens me a page in my web browser (Google Chrome) and I was able to work with the notebook (zero problems with my internet). Then, I ...
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Problem installing Micromax MMX 355G

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10. After much this and that, I was able to install the software on my Windows XP. It then ran automatically. But when I open my Ubuntu, I cannot find a way to install it. The ...
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Sharing mobile broadband connection through datacable on android device

Okay so I baught a new android device with kitkat and I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with an LTE device connected as a mobile broadband. I do have a 3g connection on my cell though but when I was browsing ...
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Etherwall daemon is not running on ubuntu 14.04

Etherwall is an app to hide my IP address. However, my Etherwall daemon is not running on Ubuntu 14.04. How do I fix it? Here my terminal: Do you agree with the license?[y/n] y Creating etherwall ...
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Internet Access Blocked on unsecure wifi [closed]

I am using a pc that was natively a windows vista pc. I switched to ubuntu less than a month ago so I am still getting used to the extreme differences b/w linux+windows. My computer works fine at my ...
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How to get Internet connection working (restarting networking and network-manager does nothing)?

My Internet connection is not working since I restarted my laptop (which is very old). Here's what I've tried: Ran sudo -s then tried /etc/init.d/networking stop: * Deconfiguring network ...
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no ethernet connection

I just upgraded from ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. I have no more internet connection. The wired connection is not detected and the wireless networks are detected but do not connect. Was working fine on ...
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No internet connection after updates

I have installed some updates on my 14.04 after restarting the wired connection could be established but no internet access. ifconfig shows me an IP adress 192.168.0.199. I tried to ping 192.168.0.1 ...
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how I can set proxy in my virtual box for android

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04 as my host .I have to set proxy address in my office network to access internet and I would like to set proxy address and port in my virtual box to run android.I have ...
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internet problem

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I switch on the computer it does not recognizes the wired connection and only after I restart the computer, the wired Internet connection is detected. ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 internet connection very slow (ethernet)

my internet connection is very slow. I have also windows XP installed and it does not have any problem. The PC is an HP Pavilion t3320.it the ethernet adaptor is "rtl8100"
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I can ping but can't browse

I have Xubuntu 14.04 with the latest update and having issues connecting to the university's network. I'm running xubuntu on my chromebook and the internet works at home but I just started school and ...
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Why is Wifi strength low on Ubuntu 14.04 but higher on Windows 7?

I tried this experiment with the same computer at the same times of the day. I sat at a fixed distance from a university router near me an measured and internet speed and Wi-fi strength in both ...
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Forward laptop's WiFi into PC Ethernet

I need to do a few things that can only be done on my computer, but my home internet is broken this week. The only way to get internet is on my phone. I turn on tethering and my phone acts like a WiFi ...
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Can not connect to internet after upgrade to UBUNTU 14.04

I checked other answers but are not sure.Hereby some output ~$ ping google.com ping: unknown host google.com ~$ route -n Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask ...
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Unable to Connect to the Internet - Password Authenication Panel Keeps Appearing

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. I was web surfing earlier today without any issues - just like I have done for ages. I get back to my computer 4 or 5 hours later and a panel appears asking for authentication ...
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Want to restore to my default DNS server settings

I recently tried changing my DNS settings and while doing that I altered a few settings due to which I'm not able to access Internet on my Wired connection. I tried editing the resolv.conf as follows ...
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Very slow Internet speed due to proxy

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am totally a noob. My proxy was 172.31.1.4:8080 and i added these settings to run the internet mozilla get the normal speed but when i try to download anything from ...