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Slow internet issues on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm getting some internet issues; more specifically very high ping when playing video games, League of Legends most noticeably. I have OS X and Windows ...
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How to send USSD codes using Modem Manager GUI?

Whenever I try to run USSD codes via Modem Manager GUI, I get weird output. How to convert it to readable format?
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Micromax MMX 355g USB 3G Dongle

I am new to ubuntu . I'm using ubuntu 14.04. Please help me I am unable to connect to the internet using my Micromax mmx 355g 3g modem. In windows it was very easy as modem was auto detected by it. ...
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'Disconnected: You are now offline'

I am new to Linux and this group as well. So, please let me know if any more information is needed from my side related to the issue I am facing. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. And I am currently ...
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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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Ubuntu won't detect my Dell 1395 WLAN mini wireless card

I had just downloaded Ubuntu alongside windows using WUBI. I love Ubuntu but Ubuntu doesn't seem to recognize my wireless card. I have read elsewhere about installing the Ndiswrapper but that requires ...
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cannot browse although connected to internet

yesterday i tried to install a management system into my 12.04 ubuntu. I tried to edit the repository in sources.list using sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list . I am not sure whether i type it ...
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Can't connect to archive.canonical.com

This is a problem that has been driving me insane. Whenever I use the terminal to download anything, updates or programs, I can't get past 0% while it says, [Connecting to archive.canonical.com ...
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Network (LAN) stops working randomly - reconnecting helps

I randomly have the problem on my 15.04 that the Internet connection via LAN stops working. This often happens directly after boot, but sometimes also just in the middle of a surfing session without ...
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What is the command can I use if I want to see the ethernet download and upload speed? [on hold]

Which command can I use to keep in vigilance my internet download, upload speed as well as the network idle time for any session. Also I want to copy it into a file as a record. The procedure may ...
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Ubuntu Trusty does not detect modem after installing WIFI PCI adapter

So, I've been struggling with this issue for more than a week now. I've two internet connections at home: I've installed a WIFI PCI adapter and configured one connection to use with it. This works ...
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How to connect to internet using wired PPPOE connection?

I tried following the Internet how-to guide to connect to my ISP, but I got stuck after the instruction to run sudo pppoeconf. It asks for my ISP account password, when I try to enter it, no text ...
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configure two LAN cards on a local server and access a locally hosted web app on LAN and on internet

I have a ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine running as local server (I have a web app running on it). I have two questions as below. 1] How to configure two LAN cards on the above server ? 2] After ...
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Wifi runs well with Other router other than Netgear

I have sony vaio laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. My machine connects to netgear router but can't load any data from it. like i can't ping google.com But when I connect to some other ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Internet gets constantly interrupted since one week ago

Since one week ago, my internet connection suffers constantly interruptions. It works, it goes away, it works, it goes away. I have Ubuntu 15.04 and until now it had everything worked fine. Any idea? ...
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Static IP v.4 LAN Suddenly Lost Connectivity

Suddenly, on June 15, our static IP v.4 wired LAN lost its Internet connectivity. This is a wired LAN, each device with a static IP v.4 address behind a router, and has worked flawlessly for ...
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How to execute a custom script when Internet reconnects?

My Internet gets disconnected every now and then. I'd like to run a Bash script every time the Internet reconnects. The script is quite simple: #!/bin/bash mplayer /home/user/sound.mp3 It's placed ...
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how to add ubuntu router's network to a wireless router to expand its network

I have configured an ubuntu server to become a outer with dhcp functionalities and I saw this post on connecting one router to another to expand its network. My ubuntu router is on a vmware and I was ...
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Internet connection not working in Ubuntu 15.04

My internet connection is not working in Ubuntu 15.04 I kept the ethernet cable plugged-in during installation. Later when I started Ubuntu and tried to connect to internet using Firefox, I received ...
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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 ...
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Why one wifi network works with ubuntu and another doesn't?

For over half a year, I have been struggling with bad internet connection in my old home with ubuntu 14.04. Often the speed flucuates between 1 Mb/s to 108 Mb/s which results in normal internet ...
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DSL problem in ubuntu 15.04

Network is not connecting, I get the error message (1) Creating object for path '/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/ActivationConnection/4' failed in libnm-glib.
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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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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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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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creating nested loop within ftp

echo "which stations you want to download (example input, brmu ankr) ? : " read stations echo "which years interval (example input, 2013 2015 or 2010 2010)? :" read year echo "which days of year ...
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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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Problems with my Wifi

I see the different connections and I can also connect to any of those connections and access internet, but i can do it about 10 minutes at the most, then it appears that I have signal, but internet ...
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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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No internet connection on Virtualbox (Windows 7 as guest, ubuntu 13.04 as host)

Internet works perfectly on host (Ubuntu 13.04, 32 bit, fully updated) but cannot connect to internet on guest Windows 7 (under Virtualbox 4.2). Have tried NAT and Bridge Network - none worked. I had ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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Why does my network feature is disabled?

Both the Wifi and the ethernet connection to the internet are not working. All had been functioning fine until the Ubuntu suspended itself. On re-starting, the connection to internet failed to ...
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Xubuntu 15.04 internet connection problems

I just installed Xubuntu 15.04 on my computer and I cannot log onto the Internet. My computer was connected during installation via ethernet. Once Xubuntu 15.04 had installed, I wasn't able to connect ...
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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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Problem with Installing ap-hotspot

Terminal: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8 sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ap-hotspot Output (Error Part for last command): E: Unable to locate package hostpd I'm going ...
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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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Broadcom B43 WiFi not working in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows 8.1 on my laptop. Networking menu at the top said "Wi-fi is disabled by hardware swith". Windows 8.1 wifi switch is not working. lspci -vnn | grep Network ...
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Mobile USB internet connection

As I stated here, my computer seems unable to set an hotspot for wifi connection, so I'm looking for something else in order to connect my smartphone (android) to internet through my computer. For ...
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Make ubuntu server/router part of wifi connections

So I have configured my ubuntu server to be router with dhcp functionalities and I want it to appear on other computers or devices as a choice for a network connection. My ubuntu router is currently ...
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Wifi is not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04

I have Lenovo B480 laptop on which i am using multiple OS namely windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04. When i first open Ubuntu and try to connect to wifi network it get connected but internet is not working, ...
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Can't connect to certain sites ubuntu 14.04

linux noob here. Just installed ubuntu 14.04 and I encountered a big problem. Google, Youtube and Facebook work fine. Everything else doesn't. At all. I'm using the Firefox that came along with the ...
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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 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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certain sites make ubuntu run very slowly

other sites do not. Everything runs very slowly on certain sites. Is there software I can get that will help my computer not be affected by whatever it is about these sites that messes with the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS server can't get system updates or new applications/

I am running version 14.04.1 server with an ethernet connection to a ATT Uverse router. When I attempt to get an update, this is the response: john@MackHeath:~$ sudo apt-get update [sudo] password ...
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Lan Messeneger Launch error

Based on this thread I have installed Lan Messenger successfully.But when launching the Lan Messenger.I am getting the following errors.I have attached the screenshot for the error. ...
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Dell Latitude 3550 WiFi seems to break routers (and itself)

This is really strange. I've got a new laptop with preinstalled Ubuntu. It has a dual-band WiFi adapter (5 GHz enabled). Three days ago, when I received the laptop I run it for the first time. I ...
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New Internet Connection in Ubuntu 14.04

My ISP provided me the Ethernet Cable only and no router and configured the new network connection in Windows using username, password and service name (using dialup). How to setup this connection in ...
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How to reset Network Manager to default?

This is what I have in my network menu. I've tried many workarounds from deleting entries to all that. Can you suggest any solutions?
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi network with la Lenovo y50

I'm trying to connect to my Wi-Fi network at home but for some reason it doesn't let me connect. I can connect on Windows but not on Ubuntu. I run Ubuntu 15.04 on my Lenovo y50 laptop. I also made ...