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Conflict between two network interfaces eth0 and eth1

I have a computer connected to the router and the PS2 is connected to a computer. When the PS2 off, the computer connects to the Internet, and everything works fine. But when the PS2 is turned on and ...
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I can't connect to internet through wifi using Xubuntu

Everytime i try to connect to internet using wifi i type the password, Xubuntu tries to connect for a little while and then asks me the password again. I'm using a D-Link modem/router. Network ...
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Piggy back ubuntu desktop on my windows laptop wifi so the desktop can access the internet?

I need to have internet on my ubuntu / mint desktop. The only way I can get online right now is wifi and I couldn't get the USB Netgear WNA3100 to work because without internet packages won't install ...
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connecting an Ethernet which needs a password and a user name?

I have an account through a wired network (Ethernet) internet provider - a person that have an internet LAN and share it with neighbours in exchange with money - every one of us have an account and a ...
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Cannot upload files in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running CS50's appliance on top of Ubuntu 14.04. The internet seems to be working fine and the download speed is normal too. However, I cannot upload files on the internet. Check50 cannot upload ...
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automatically select between wired and wireless networks [on hold]

I am using ubuntu 10.04 LTS. I have two interfaces: one is wired and the other is wireless. When the two interfaces are up, ubuntu priorly select the wired to access internet. However, when the wired ...
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How do I check the flow of internet through ubuntu?

I'm using my Ubuntu computer as a wireless receiver, receiving Wifi from my router and sharing my internet through a gigabit switch. How can I check or monitor the speed that I'm sending data to the ...
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Can't connect to school internet

I recently got a new ubuntu laptop for school. The only problem is that I cannot connect to my school's network. To connect I have to select the network in my network list, then open a web browser and ...
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Internet problem in Ubuntu 14.04.2

Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 alongside Windows 8 and I'm having problems with the internet connection in Ubuntu. In Windows 8 works perfectly fine but in Ubuntu it doesn't. Well, I'm a noob in ...
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wired network connection in xubuntu not working with r8169

I am working on a brand new laptop with xubuntu 15.04. Wireless is working ok. Wired connection says connected when plugged in, and disconnected after 2 seconds or so. "Enable networking" is ticked. ...
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Internet comes and goes after update to 15.04

I recently upgraded to 15.04 with a Mac. At the beginning I had no Internet at all but fixed that by installing manually the drivers from my wired connection. However now with both WiFi and wired ...
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Ubuntu internet stops working after a few minutes. Wifi stays connected though

Recently, the Internet was been acting strange on my Ubuntu partition. It works 100% fine when I dual-boot Windows, but the Ubuntu partition connects to wifi for an indeterminate amount of time (0-10 ...
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Route internet from built-in WiFi to USB WiFi adapter, which will be used as Access Point or WiFi Hotspot

My laptop is connected with internet using built-in WiFi card. I have another WiFi USB adapter. I want to create an Access point/WiFi hotspot on WiFi USB adapter. I would like to connect multiple ...
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connect to wlan0, and eth0 as safeguard in etc/network/interfaces

I am currently running rpis headless that send data over ethernet to a server that is also connected to the router through ethernet. Using a usb wifi adapter and keeping the same IP address, i would ...
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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 slow). Once I click sign-in however it loads and loads until the browser tells me ...
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Wifi extremely slow in ubuntu 14.04

I understand that this question has been done a lot, but I'm asking because i still haven't found a solution. I have and Asus x200ma-ub01t that dual boots Windows 10(technical preview) and Ubuntu ...
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(Ubuntu 15.04) wireless connected but no internet access

i'm using ubuntu 15.04 vivid, I'm connected to the wifi but when I open Firefox, it said "Server not found", I open Software Updater it said Failed to download, basically no internet access. But I've ...
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Internet slow after adobe flash install

I have a hardwired PC to modem running Kubuntu 14.04. Since I installed adobe flash the browsing speed has slowed however updates and KTorrent speeds are decent. I get an average of 2.5Mbps on 2 ...
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Internet Connection not being picked up

My dad has ubuntu installed on his PC, and up to now we haven't had any issues with it. However a couple of days ago it auto-updated to a new version of ubuntu. Looking at the details in settings, it ...
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unable to connect the internet through my ubuntu 14.04.2

I installed ubuntu in vmware workstation. Internet was connected to my pc and am able to access internet in my pc also but am unable to acess internet through ubuntu. In ubuntu it was showing that ...
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Unable to Connect MTS Mblaze modem in Ubuntu 12.10?

I am using Ubuntu for 1st time and I do have an modem MTS Mblaze in India which I am using in Windows. But when I tried to connect in Ubuntu 12.10 using give default method (i.e. choose country, ...
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How can I connect to Wi-Fi on My ubuntu laptop?

I've been trying to connect to the internet on my laptop for some time now. But with no success. I am using Ubuntu 15.04.
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Disconnet internet at specific time in ubuntu 12.04

I'm a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS user, and I want something that disconnect the Internet at a specific time. Here in this answer, there was an option in modem manager to disconnect the internet at specific time ...
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How to create a script to check for internet connection?

I'm new to programming in linux. I started bitcoin mining using linux mint xfce 15. I'm really good following directions, just don't know how to start. I need to create a script that can run every 15 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 network access problem

I unfortunately deleted /etc/network directory and now all the network related task like WiFi, LAN doesn't work. When Network panel is opened from System Setting, A Dialogue box with message The ...
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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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Dual Boot Ubuntu 14.04 very slow Wifi

I have HP pavillion-g6 laptop and I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with Windows 7 dual boot. The WiFi connection is very slow. I've made test on speedtest.net and got 0.20 MB but the expected is 5-7 ...
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Restricting Internet access of some LAN clients to a few websites using an Ubuntu gateway

How should I limit the Internet access of most systems on my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? I would also like to bypass those restrictions for some systems. All systems have ...
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Huawei E303C Problem / Problema con Modem Huawei E303C

TRANSLATED: I am really a new Ubuntu user, but for some time ago, I have tried Xubuntu and I liked it. Because of this I went a little further to Ubuntu. Right now, I am having this problem. I use ...
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Setting up my new 3G usb modem "D-Link DWP 156 in ubuntu 13.10

This USB modem has official support for Linux OS(Ubuntu 10.04 or above). I have tried all the methods shown on various sites but Nothing worked. In the terminal I typed isusb and the output is as ...
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Issue with setting up multiple IP addresses on Ubuntu Server

I want to set up two IP addresses on my system for access through LAN. This is my config on my other system. Desktop Installation My desktop installation runs with multiple IPs added through ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 with two connections (WiFi & Wired) can't access internet

I got a Ubuntu 15.04 (upgraded from LTS) laptop and there is this ongoing bug that is pretty annoying. I use it in WiFi when I'm around the office, and I use the wired connection when it's on my ...
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wifi is not working in my ASUS laptop on ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 with windows 7 on my ASUS laptop, the wireless connection is working in windows but not in ubuntu, only wired connection is working in ubuntu. I have tried so many ...
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Ubuntu can't access the internet

I just installed Ubuntu on my PC and I tried installing my 3G modem USB stick but that didn't work. After days of unending trials and Google searches, I finally found out I could run a Virtual Machine ...
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Troubleshoot networking issues

I'm running Lubuntu on my laptop and raspbian on a raspberry pi. In the process of trying to share the wifi interconnection with my raspberry, over ethernet cable, I've messed up my network settings. ...
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Ubuntu server 14.04 internet connection problem

I installed Ubuntu server 14.04 on VMware workstation. I need to set IP manually so, network connection has set to Bridged on VMware. I followed the instructions on ...
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Ubuntu installed on Vmware cannot get access to internet

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Vmware, the host machine is Windows 7. However, I cannot get access to internet from Ubuntu. I am not clear how to identify the cause and fix it? Thank you for the help. ...
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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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Loses Ethernet Connection Upon Restart

Usually I just leave my computer in sleep when I don't use it, but recently, say a month or so, once I wake it it loses its internet connection. I have it wired with ethernet. Even a modem restart ...
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DSL connection problem after installing Ubuntu 15.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 15.04. I tried to connect with my broadband DSL connection. When I entered the cable it was showing that it could recognize the cable. Then from edit connection I added a ...
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Unable to connect to internet in Ubuntu 15.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 but after upgrading I am not able to connect to internet. I want to tell you that I am trying to connect to internet through DSL cable. The error message it is ...
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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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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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Network Interface Traffic Visualizer

I have multiple interfaces active at a time, I want to visualize the bandwidth in/out from the interfaces on my PC. I know iptraf does this without visualization. So, far the closest tool I have ...
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USB tethering question

I plan to switch from Windows to Ubuntu tomorrow but my PC doesn't use an ethernet cable because I haven't had a hole drilled in my wall and etc, and I'm using either my phone (Samsung Galaxy Trend ...
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Hathway ISP - Cable Modem - Connection Failure

India has an ISP named Hathway which provides connection through cable modems. The cable modem is connected through a CAT6 cable to the computer. It is surprising that while MS Windows is able to ...
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Wifi keeps disconnecting in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a Lenovo Y-5070 Gaming Laptop which I purchased in December 2014. I have dual booted my laptop, Windows 8.1 alongside Ubuntu 14.04LTS. It came pre installed with Windows 8.1, but for project ...
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Google Chrome automatically opens all URIs

When clicking on URIs that should open desktop apps (magnet://, and steam://), Chrome will automatically open a new tab in a new window. I'm currently using Chrome version 43.0.2357.134, Ubuntu ...
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How can I reliably check which is the last time an Ubuntu machine has been connected to the internet?

How can I reliably check which is the last time an Ubuntu machine has been connected to the internet? In case this is not possible, a way to check the last time an Ubuntu machine has been connected ...
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How to securely share my internet connection with another machine

Right so this is my situation here, I have a router, and several machines, but now there is a new machine which needs to connect to the network at the same time as them. My router is not a Wireless ...