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

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Unable to access internet on Vmware

I have a Windows 7 host, and Ubuntu 16.04 as a guest operating system over VMware, I've been trying for a few days and have been unable to access the internet over the guest operating system. My ...
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Wifi connects but no internet

I am using ubuntu 16 and i am successfully connected to the wifi but i have no intenet access. Firefox says: Server not found. And chrome is saying DNS not found or something. All other devices are ...
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DHCP server setup and controlling a DHCP client in the form of a laser scanner

I have set up a DHCP server on my computer(Ubuntu 14.04) .I have viewed my 'connection information' and gave the following parameter values in my /etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf file subnet 192.168.3.0 ...
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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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No internet access Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

just installed 16.04 NOT up-graded (no windows on disk) cannot connect to the internet - icon is there top right. when first installed when icon was clicked it showed Ethernet connected (no cable was ...
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No wireless or wired internet after installing ubuntu desktop 12.04

After installing ubuntu 12.04, I can not connect to the internet wirelessly or wired. my pc is a recent machine may be this is a problem of incompabity, the result of ifconfig -a is in this image. ...
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Having trouble connecting to the internet after a power outage

I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, having trouble connecting to the internet after a power outage. I've checked the network connections and it seems like the system is detecting the wired connection (ethernet ...
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Internet Is Connected But Not Working On Lenovo g580

Today I Will Install BackBox 4.6 from https://backbox.org/ When I Connect LAN (Ethernet) Cable In My Laptop Still It Is Connected. But I Can't Able To Access The Internet. I Try " ping " Command ...
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Not getting different Wi-Fi networks after switching off the Wi-Fi button on my notebook and then switching it on again! [duplicate]

Ever since after installing Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, I am encountering a weird problem. When I connect to my Wi-Fi network, it works fine and even I get a list of different Wi-Fi networks to which I can ...
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Local network works but not the internet

I am at work and the Internet works fine on my laptop but then it suddenly stopped working and still does not work. I can get Local Net. No idea why this issue has happened. I do recall an update that ...
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Wireless connection is not showing in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Hello I am a newbie to linux.I thought to give a start a with Ubuntu so yesterday I switched to ubuntu but after installing wireless connection doesn't show up but wired connection is working fine. I ...
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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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Wired internet start only after wifi dongle work

Linux gabriel-Lenovo-H415 3.16.0-30-generic #40~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Jan 15 17:43:14 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I've stalled the wired internet driver.. but it works this way : every ...
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Connection to the Wi-Fi Internet for the new 16.04 version of Ubuntu [on hold]

Can anyone give me an easy way to connect to wireless Internet for the latest version of Ubuntu 16.04? Why has it been changed from the no problems version 15?
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gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to internet

Since some days I am watching that gvfsd-smb-browse is connecting to the internet. I don't know why... I don't have samba installed... I don't know much about gvfsd-smb-browse ... So, guys is it ...
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How to connect to a cable Internet service automatically in Ubuntu?

I want to connect to my cable ISP in India automatically. The ISP requires to open a browser page, then open the bookmarked page of their service, provide username and password and keep that page ...
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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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How do I install Xonotic.zip? [duplicate]

I have downloaded Xonotic using the orange download button on the site, but now I have no idea how to: Unzip the zip file Run the game I have looked everywhere, please help.
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Unable to access internet on on mobile via hotspot created through kde connection manager on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I am connected to internet via wired network. I have created hotspots using both network manager and also using KDE connection manager. I am able to connect to ...
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Connected to Wifi but no internet

Hi so I'm a complete Ubuntu beginner and I have just installed it. So the problem is that I am connected to the Wifi (wireless) but I can't actually use the internet. I am using Ubuntu 16.04.
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My internet is very slow and freezes-unfreezes-freezes-unfreezes (16.04)

I'm wondering if there's a command I can write in Terminal to search for and update any outdated things (like network drivers, adapters, etc)? I have a Lenovo ideapad. When it ran Windows 7, the ...
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How do I remove the long name given to my internet connection?

The other day my computer randomly started displaying the full name of my ethernet controller as you can see here: I'm fine with it saying Ethernet Controller like it used to but having the whole ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 is causing other devices to lose connection to the internet

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my server machine, which is connected to the internet via LAN, but sometimes other devices on the internet (fx: laptop, anything wireless really) lose ...
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Sharing connection - IPTABLES

I've been trying to configure IPTABLES in my server so I can share the internet from the server with another machine. The server IP is 192.168.10.1 (eth0), the connection is coming from 192.168.0.6 (...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Will not connect to wifi + wired connections are disabled

I've had no previous problems with connecting to the internet until today. When I log-in, there is no "wifi icon" in the upper right corner and when I try to connect to a wireless network using ...
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How to share Guest's internet with host on Virtualbox?

I have a problem that I have been trying to fix over 3 months now, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit with Windows 7 as a Guest on VirtualBox, I have a USB Modem which doesn't support Linux, the Modem works ...
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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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Wifi connected but no internet access (Ubuntu studio 16.04)

The Wifi icon tells me that I am connected to the wifi network but I can not get to the internet via wifi (I can only connect using an ethernet cable) ping -c5 4.2.2.2 connect: Network is ...
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I am unable to access wifi in the network settings in Ubuntu MATE [duplicate]

When I open network settings, I am only able to create a new connection since there is no "Enable wifi" option. It seems I am only able to connect to ethernet at this time. Edit: I'm using Ubuntu ...
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How to check Internet Speed via Terminal?

Instead of going to sites like speedtest.net, or others, I want to check my current Internet speed from the terminal on Ubuntu. How can I do it?
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No Wifi/Internet after Suspend

I have literally tried everything on the Internet but nothing helped me. The wifi gets hard blocked after suspend. Even Rfkill command won't work. Any help please?
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Route public IPs through wlan0 and private IPs through eth0

I'm currently working in someone else's office. I need to access internal network applications via eth0, but there's no internet on the internal network. I have a decent wifi connection on wlan0 which ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 Ubuntu server ethernet not working

I have installed ubuntu snappy on my raspberry pi 2, and everything works fine. It is connected to myb router using an ethernet cable. The ethernet lights are turned on, but my router does not show my ...
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Record my daily internet usage? [duplicate]

I want to record my daily internet usage. NetWorx alternative for ubuntu software. Networx screenshot take from windows
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How do I make the script to run automatically when tun0 interface up/down events?

I use VPN client to connect to my corporate servers. It creates tun0 interface after starting the client. I've written script which install specific routes point to tun0 interface and rest to use ...
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How do I get my Ubuntu web server to host on the internet?

As far as I know this isn't a duplicate, but I may be wrong. Anyways, my Ubuntu server is running a NodeJS Application and it seems to run fine. I just put in the local ipv4 address in the browser ...
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Wired LAN is connected to computer but internet is not working

I'm using a Ubuntu live USB to install something to another drive but I can't get the internet to work. I've tried connecting a wired LAN, wifi, my phone as a hotspot but it never works. Oftentimes, ...
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ProxyChains - denied, Connection Refused

I recently've set up Proxy Chains on my PC: [/etc/proxychains.conf] dynamic_chain tcp_read_time_out 15000 tcp_connect_time_out 8000 [ProxyList] http 85.26.146.169 80 http 213.136.89.121 ...
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Connect virtual machine (Ubuntu 16.04) to Internet on a Hyper - V (version: 6)

I have the next issue: I installed Ubuntu 16.04 in a hyper-v server 2008, this server is in a V-LAN that uses static IP as in the other virtual Windows servers that i have in this Hyper-v Server Host. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not seeing Ethernet card

I have a PC with Ubuntu 16.04. I have been using it for 2 months and everything was good. I connected manually to Internet using sudo pppoeconf and then system had been doing it automatically ...
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Can not sign in in to a website (namely mendeley) on 14.04 32 bit

I do not manage to sign in to my Mendeley account. If I go to https://mendeley.com the pages loads (although a bit slowly). Once I click 'sign-in', however, it loads and loads until the browser ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Keeps disconnecting from internet while still connected to WiFi

I have very little experience with ubuntu and I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am curently using this usb wifi dongle: https://www.amazon.com/Edimax-EW-7811Un-150Mbps-...
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Where does “open with” go

When I download a file from the Internet I can choose "open with" or "save as". When i choose "open with", does it get saved somewhere on the disk? Or is it gone when I close the file? Like totally ...
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how to use a router as DNS server? [closed]

While this solution seems to work fine, can I instead just use the NetGear WNR1000v2 - N150 Wireless Router itself as a DNS server? (I had an odd circumstance where the VOIP phone worked fine, but ...
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Since update of Firefox v37 internet access is slow

Before the auto update to Firefox v37 occurred Firefox worked fine on my Ubuntu 14.04 system (ethernet connected to 20Gbps internet up 4Gbps down). My system is 8 core, 32GB ram, ubuntu 14.04 w/...
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Ubuntu won't connect to wi-fi [duplicate]

I've recently downloaded and installed Ubuntu on my lenovo ideapad 100, and once in a while it seems it is connected to the wi-fi, but the browser doesn't load any page; but, after turning off and on ...
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Configuring two internet connections with Dynamic WAN IP

I had similar problems with this question, the difference is my WAN IP assigned dynamically from the ISPs. So how do I try the accepted answer with dynamic WAN IP ?
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WiFi connection run very slow in Ubuntu 16.04 (USB Stick)

I have recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 beside Windows 7. I use TP-Link TL-WN821n. Ubuntu normally installed, seems that USB stick driver was installed automatically. but the internet connection is ...
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After routine update on 14.04, cannot even SEE internet (no ethernet, no wifi) [duplicate]

I am posting this question from my Windows desktop, because as of this morning my laptop is no longer even an internet accessible device, and doesn't even seem to think it's supposed to be an internet ...
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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 ...