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

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(15.04) Wifi connected to home router, but internet isn't connecting. Drivers are installed

so I just put 15.04 on my computer, and the Wifi seems to be connecting to the router but there is no internet connection. I'll post many commands I have run following other questions on this site. ...
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What I do to download any software if when I try always appears there has been a failure and that I should check my internet connection? [on hold]

I have ubuntu 13.04 and when I try download anythink evrytime the ubuntu's Software center tell me that I must check my internet conection, but I always conected. I can't donwload or programs, like ...
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Promiscuous mode not working with ubuntu and wireshark

I am running Ubuntu Linux and have installed wireshark on it. I can see the incoming and outgoing traffic just fine. Now I want to see the traffic from other devices which are on my LAN. So, I did: ...
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Internet Connection Through Ethernet

My computer was successfully connected to the Internet through Ethernet (Firefox 30). Then I downloaded bleachbit. Now I cannot connect through Ethernet. Internet connection is on and available. ...
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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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Wifi is Connected But No Internet Connection . Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Iam Using a Double Boot Configuration of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows . I recently got WiFi secured with a password and was able to connect to it with Windows. So I went on and connected it with Ubuntu , ...
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Update- Manager Network Connection fails

I am working with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. For all my normal working INTERNET works fine. I am able to browse all sites. I am able to use apt-get install to fetch and install software. Ubuntu Software Source ...
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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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How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN?

How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN? I intend to use this as backup when my cable modem Internet goes down. (It goes down frequently and it is down now.) My phone has a ...
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Ubuntu 14.03 - connects to wifi, but having no internet

I have found a lot of posts dealing with this problem. I have no problem with internet at home. But when I came to my mother's house the wifi connects but I can't load any page. Sometimes it loads ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 15.04 - Won't connect to wireless

I have just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop, however I cannot connect to my wifi. My network shows up fine, but when I try to connect it simply waits a minute trying to connect and ...
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WiFi problems pages dont load up

I have WiFi problems on my Lubuntu laptop. When I connect it through ethernet cable it's all good, pages loadup quickly without any problems, but if i connect through my WiFi connection pages either ...
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When internet connection with my WiFi is slow/doesn't exist, Ubuntu automatically disconnects me

When I am connected to my WiFi, if connection drops.. or if my Internet is really slow Ubuntu automatically disconnects me. It is annoying because I can't connect to 192.168.1.1 (Modem's/Router's IP) ...
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Determine nameserver to use behind a proxy

I have access to internet only behind a proxy. apt-get works fine but when I do ping google.com I get ping: unknown host google.com. This is not the case when I do ping without a proxy. How can I ...
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Common solutions not fixing wireless internet dropouts

I've been working on this since I installed 14.04 LTS almost two weeks ago, and nothing is working. I've disabled IPv6, redownloaded the wireless driver, updated the driver, set the dns server to both ...
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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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Ubuntu update failed because of forced ads from ISP [duplicate]

Sudo apt-get update never finished, giving "GPG Error bla bla InRelease: Clearsigned file isn't valid, got 'NODATA' (does the network require authentication?)" I believe the culprit is my ISP, they ...
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I accidently run this script. My Internet is now blocked

I run this script now I wanna undo changes it made. #!/bin/sh # Firewall apps - only allow apps run from "internet" group to run # clear previous rules sudo iptables -F # accept packets for ...
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Wifi problems with rtl8723be in Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual booted my Windows 8 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04. The wifi driver is Realtek rtl8723be. It didn't use to work but I updated the kernel to 3.18 and reinstalled the driver and that seemed to ...
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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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No network in recovery mode

I have some problems with the display, so I need to go into recovery mode to repair that. Now the problem is that I can't get the Internet to work. After I get in the command line as root, I do ...
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ERR_CONNECTION_TIME_OUT on random pages

I installed ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop. Since then I've ERR_CONNECTION_TIMEOUT error using chrome on webpages I use the most. It is neither browser, nor internet fault. On windows 7 everything works ...
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Stop internet service provider website from loading automatically every time I connect to internet for the first time

I am using a 3g dongle for Internet connection, every time I connect to the Internet the website of my service provider opens up automatically. Is there a way to stop it from happening? I once ...
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Unstable WiFi connection Ubuntu 14.04 - Lenovo G40-70 rtl8723be

This is annoying, my internet connection drops after a few minutes and I have to restart my Lenovo G40-70 because restarting the network manager doesn't work.I also tried the solutions from related ...
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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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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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Wired LAN is being connected, but can't access internet

I live in a hostel. We have a LAN network and ports in each room. To access internet, we need to enter specific IPV4 settings. I have the necessary settings, and on connecting the cable, it shows that ...
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Can't connect to internet on minimal Ubuntu

I just installed minimal Ubuntu to a pendrive. I did this by using VirtualBox, connecting the pendrive to it and installing to it. I did not install any additional software. But when I booted to it I ...
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Wired connection is not showing in the menu (ubuntu 14.04)

Wired connection is not showing in the menu (ubuntu 14.04) ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host ...
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Black screen after reconnecting to wifi on lubuntu

I have a huge problem with my computer... I've asked this about three times on both on www.askubuntu.com and www.askubuntu.com with no success. So my internet suddenly becomes slow but when I try to ...
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Connect to wireless HP Envy Ubuntu Vivid Vervet

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. I tried to connect to the wireless on my HP Envy on which I am installing Ubuntu. After trying to connect to a network, a message says "Disconnected-you are now ...
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No wireless adapter showing on acer c720

just installed ubuntu for privacy purposes whiles browsing tor. Problem is i can find any networks. Im running on an acer c720 and have been using this guys' video ...
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My eth0 has gone and I don't have internet and network connection

I had internet connection, but when I upgraded my VGA and restarted my PC then everything for eth0 has gone. When I used ifdown: ifdown: interface eth0 not configured Is there something I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 extremely weak wifi signal

New to Linux Systems, so help would be much appreciated. Wireless Test Script Code: http://paste.ubuntu.com/12131270/ Thank you!
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WiFi connection much slower on 14.04 than windows

I just installed Ubuntu and am very new to it, but my connection is super slow: downloading at a rate of 8kb/s whereas on Windows I download a rate of 4MB/s on a 70mbps internet connection. How ...
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Ethernet-Connection ubuntu with VMware Player

I installed VMware Player 7.1.2 on my Windows 7. On my VM I installed ubuntu 14.04. Now I have problems connecting to internet. With my computer I am connected with ethernet. Ubuntu can connect with ...
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Ptcl EVO not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I live in Islamabad, Pakistan and when I am outdoor, I use Ptcl EVO with my windows 7 and it works fine, but now when I used it with Ubuntu 14.04, it worked fine initially but after sometime it ...
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Windows 7 internet doesn't work after beginning Ubuntu install

I've begun the process of installing Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. Right now, I am running it in a DVD drive but haven't fully installed yet (when I first inserted the DVD, it ran an executable that ...
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Network unreachable

I wanted to try ubuntu so i did a dual installation on my new computer. Now I have windows 7 and ubuntu in dualboot. When I start windows the computer runs fine, I can access internet via my router. ...
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Manually edit DNS in Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with network connection. Internet don't work but when I type ping 8.8.8.8 in terminal it works. So I called ISP and operator tell me that to change DNS but I don't know where it is. ...
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apt-get really slow but no internet problems

I'm running into an issue where running apt-get update and apt-get install are really slow. It's relatively quick (~600 KB/s) for the first 5 seconds but then slows down to 4 KB/s or less. I don't ...
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How do I install drivers for a Netgear WNDA3100v2?

I have a Netgear WNDA3100v2 usb wifi adapter, and I need to figure out how to install the drivers. I have the disc that came with the adapter. What do I need to install in order to use this on Ubuntu ...
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Sudden fall in wifi internet speed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

My Internet speed speed has gone down suddenly and pages are opening extremely slowly. I tried searching the Internet but none of the solutions worked. some information *-network ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS does not connect to the internet anymore

I switched off my Ubuntu Server, but, when I started it, it didn't connect to the Internet. It is connected to the router via Ethernet. What can I do? The result of ipaddr is: 1: lo: ...
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Ethernet not showing up in available connections - Ubuntu 15.04

I thought this would be a standard issue but I can't seem to find the answer on the internet. I have a Dell Inspiron 7527 with Kubuntu 15.04 installed, using the network-manager. Unfortunately the ...
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Connect work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet? [closed]

Is it possible to connect my work Lenovo Thinkpad to my home Internet and still be able to use my Thinkpad at work?
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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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Wireless Connected But No Internet Connection (Ubuntu 12.04)

I am using same network for 2 days and everything was normal. However, today even though it shows me as connected to the network, I do not have internet connection. If I use ethernet cable instead of ...
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Unable to connect to internet via Ethernet on various Ubuntu versions - how to troubleshoot and fix?

A friend of mine is being unable to establish an ethernet connection to his router. He has tried Ubuntu versions 12.04, 14.04 and 15.04 ,as well as Linux Mint 17, 17.2, LMDE, SolydK and Debian. It ...
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How to block PCs/Phones connected to my Wi-Fi Hotspot?

I create Wi-Fi Hotspot using Network-Manager. Now since everyone knows the my password, whenever I create Wi-Fi for my use(on phone), everyone connects to it which reduces the speed on my PC as well ...