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

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public IP and ifconfig ip are different: how to connect my computer to internet

I have set an home webserver with my application running. My machine runs ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i tested it to be working within the devices connected to that router. I also found the ip address that ...
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Problem in wifi connection

I have two laptops. One has Windows 8, the other one has Ubuntu 14.04. When I use Windows, I don't have any problem connecting to the wifi, but when I use Ubuntu from time to time all of a sudden I ...
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Slow (wired) internet in terminal and software center Ubuntu 14.04

New Ubuntu user here. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1, and in 8.1 I have no issues. In Ubuntu, I noticed extremely slow download speeds while downloading packages and it seems to also occur in the ...
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Internet (wifi and ethernet) in 12.04 after some time just stops working

So I have 12.04 on a HP Pavilion g series laptop. 12.04 works fine on my computer. Then several weeks ago, my laptop would no longer connect to the internet. My tablet connects fine. I booted ...
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How to install a Cisco valet connector without internet?

I installed Ubuntu to try it out. My computer doesn’t have internal internet card. So I would like to use Cisco valet connector. My question is how do I install it ? I can't open an exe file, I ...
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Internet speed testing software for Lubuntu

I want a Internet speed testing software for Lubuntu which is fully GUI.
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Huawei E5776s-32 Myfi router can not connect with my ubuntu 14.04

i can not use Huawei E5776s-32 on ubuntu 14.04 i followed all the tutorial i found on net but nothing helped so i'm posting here with a hope that some expert will help me out of this situation. ...
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Internet not working, network card may be disabled

Hey so I have been using Linux for a few weeks now for school. I am at this part where I have to ping websites and paste screen shots of my terminal use. I have been struggling for the past couple ...
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Cannot setup Ubuntu 14.04 server via pppoeconf

I am trying to install Ubuntu 12.04 on my machine. Currently my internet connection uses PPPoE. Normally on Ubuntu Desktop, I can run pppoeconf to enable PPPoE. Since Ubuntu 14.04 server setup ...
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Cant access Internet through wired connection

I downloaded and installed Ubuntu using the Windows installer. Everything is running smoothly. When I plug in my ethernet cable is recognizes that it is plugged in and says that I am connected. ...
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Can't connect to wifi14.04

I recently moved back home, and for some reason my laptop can't connect to my wifi.It used to connect to it after some time, but now it just stopped. I have an ASUS Q501LA. Any help would be much ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit will not connect to wired network

This is a brand new 64-bit PC, built around a Gigabyte Z777-D3H Motherboard and an i7 processor. It has 2x1Tb SATA drives, one loaded with Windows 8 and the other with Ubuntu 12.04. The wired network ...
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Software Updater won't update, says to check internet. Ubuntu 12.10

I have been getting this error for the last couple of days since I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 on my amd64 Hp Pavilion m6 laptop. It says to check Internet but my Internet connection is ...
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Internet Connection Problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and 14.04

I had Ubuntu 12.04 previously installed on my Laptop and i was having problems in connecting to internet (I was connecting to Wifi), and Chrome and Firefox both showed "Connection to Server lost", and ...
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How to connect to the Internet using an Airtel 3G USB dongle?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on an HP pavilion dv6 laptop alongside Windows 7. I am not able to connect to internet via Airtel 3G USB dongle. I tried editing the network connection and am still ...
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Unable to access internet from devices connected over wifi hotspot with ubuntu 13.04

I am using ubuntu 13.04 and till couple of days back I was able to connect to internet using the hotspot connection I had created previously when I started using ubuntu 10... But two days back I ...
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unstable wired ethernet network connection after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04(amd64)

Recently I upgrade my system from 13.10 to 14.04, after a week I faced unstable wired network connection issue. Checked network manager it shows connection as ok. Below is the detail information of ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 network interface preferences

When I have an ethernet cable connected and WiFi pass on available network it prefers the WiFi for internet connections. How do I make it prefer the ethernet connection?
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Download/upload speed indicator applet for 14.04

I need a net speed indicator applet for Ubuntu 14.04. In Ubuntu 12.04 I installed it as shown in: How to display network upload / download speed on the panel in Ubuntu, but this is not working in ...
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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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No internet connection

OK so I installed 14.04 from a usb. I downloaded it to from on computer and installed it on an old Dell 2006. I had internet before installing, but now I have nothing. No wireless and not internet ...
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Can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I am on an intranet that is not connected to the internet and a wifi router with connection to the Internet. When am connected to the router, I can browse the Internet but cannot browse my LAN with my ...
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Are internet connection passwords available from some location in /home?

I keep /home on a separate partition. I upgrade by performing a fresh install. I assume that my internet connection passwords, like most of my other settings, will be stored somewhere in /home and so ...
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packet loss in ping

I'm new to linux. Currently I have two ubuntu VMs on a Windows 8 host. I created two virtual networks for both VMs as below: 1-NAT : to use the windows 8 internet Two internal connections to connect ...
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Enable mobile broadband not working

I'm using an EVDO usb Modem on 12.04. It works perfectly fine for few times. But now on wards when ever I try to connect it shows not enabled in status . I tried to enable it by ticking "Enable Mobile ...
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Ralink RT3573 chipset not working with Ralink linux driver for that chipset. What now?

So I have a netgear n900 usb adapter I wanted to use to obtain a wireless connection in the latest ubuntu system. I followed some instructions that I will post below in order to download a Ralink ...
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pptpd VPN: No internet access after connecting

I've followed the instructions in this tutorial to set up a vpn server, so that I can connect to that and surf the internet virtually from another location. So far from windows, I can connect to it ...
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Why do I get internet connection without a defined interface?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine. I set the NAT networking option to it. Without any further changes, I can access to internet from my VM. When I run: cat /etc/network/interfaces I get this: ...
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Connecting to internet over wifi or tether, DHCP does not set DNS [duplicate]

sorry for bad english. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a strange internet connection problem. When I'm at work I can access internet via DHCP wireless and wired without problems. When I'm at ...
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Reliance Netconnect in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a Reliance ZTE modem and I am not able to connect it in ubuntu. ( I have tried most of the methods which come when I search in google. they didn't work). Please help.. (Remember I am using ...
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Internet not working [closed]

I have dualboot Windows7/Ubuntu 12.10. In windows the internet is working, in ubuntu it is not. It is showing network diconnected although it is locally connected via LAN cable to the router. The ...
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But same web pages are opening in Windows environment

My name is Mathew from India . Ubuntu is quite new for me . I am working in a org. where almost 300 Systems are planted . I are trying to switch to Ubuntu and installed 5 systems on Ubuntu 14.x During ...
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Unstable Wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04, stable on Windows 7

As in the title, my wifi connection is unstable with my Ubuntu 14.04 box; for 3 minutes it works, and then for 3 minutes it is down, and again it is up. My network applet says that it is always ...
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Internet Very slow on Ubuntu 14.04. And How to install from a file?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my windows 8 laptop yesterday. But now the problem is that my internet is working toooooooo,..... slow normally on my windows 8 I get around 300+ Kbps speed on ...
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When Transmission is running, I can't reach Google and Youtube [on hold]

I have just bought a new router and since I have installed and configured it, I have this problem: when Transmission is running and uploading/downloading files, I can't browse some important websites, ...
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My game on Steam [PoL] requires Internet Explorer 9

I am trying to play a game on Steam that requires Internet Explorer 9. Is there any way to do this on PlayOnLinux. I've tried to make a non-listed install on PoL, but Steam afterwards does not detect ...
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Reliance. netconnect on kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu. 14.04 and. I am not able to use Reliance. netconnect. on it. pls.help how to connect. to internet. using Reliance. netconnect. on kubuntu. 14.04
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How to restrict some websites in Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to restrict some websites to be surfed. I mean I want to prevent access to some websites. Please guide me on how to do the same in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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No internet connection while installing ubuntu 12.04

Currently I am running Windows 7 on my PC. When I boot to Windows, it connects to the internet. But when I try to install Ubuntu 12.04 and boot from the flash it shows Disconnected - You are now ...
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Downloading problem at slow internet speeds

Recently I had very slow download speeds at my home and It was taking 6 hours to download a file of just 250 MB with firefox browser ,So is there any program that I can use to increase my download ...
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Why connection with sakis3g not detected by network manager

I have a Photon 3g Modedm and I am using sakis3g to connect to internet. After connecting to net I can browse internet in firefox and also I am able to install updates and softwares using apt-get. ...
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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How to share cable Internet between a PC and an iPhone?

I have cable internet, and unfortunately only my PC can use it. I would like to make it so that my iPhone can also use it. I have ubuntu 14.04 LTS and an iPhone 4. Thanks!
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cant access internet via mobile broadband

I am new user of Ubuntu. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Almost everything is working fine, but I can't access the internet. I am connected to my mobile broadband. It is ZTE MF691 USB modem. When i ...
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Share connection to router from second ethernet

I read all the previous posts but I didn't find anything that fit my needs. I have a PC with Xubuntu and 2 Ethernet cards. With a port (eth1) I have the Internet connection (static IP address) I want ...
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Connected to wireless, but no internet access

After installing Ubuntu 12.04 a week ago wireless internet had been working fine. It stopped working yesterday, however, and I'm at a loss for what to do even after scouring replies to similar posted ...
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Internet becomes unavailible after connecting through vpn

I am connecting to vpnc which breaks my internet connection. I understand, that this is because all my traffic is forwarding to vpnc now, so the problem is about routing. So, how can I manage my ...
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Wifi continuously connects and disconnects and after computer crash

I'm a beginner on the Linux world. Last day I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop. This pc is connect to home network (where are other 2 computers with Windows 7) via usb Netgear Wifi Adapter ...
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MTS ultra Wifi device not working in ubuntu 13.10 via usb

I would like to use an MTS Wifi USB. I could able to create a network connection manually using the credentials internet@internet.mtsindia.in, #777, Password MTS, but i cannot access the internet.Also ...
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New to Ubuntu and need some help.

Hey guys I'm new to Ubuntu and decided to give it a try in a new rig I just built. I got it installed on the new machine and then when I plug my Linksys AE1200 USB wireless adapter in to connect to ...