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

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Set up internet

I am totally new to Ubuntu. I have installed 12.04 LTS. I tried to set up internet with sudo pppoeconf in command line and provided my username and password . I can browse INTERNET but can not ...
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Cannot access Internet after 14.04 upgrade

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 a couple of days ago via internet using "sudo apt-get upgrade". After the upgrade, both my wired connection and wireless connection stopped talking to the internet when ...
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how do speed up my internet?

my Ubuntu machine's internet is relatively slow in comparison to the rest of my family's windows machines which almost always have internet at full bars.(mine is normally 2 of 4)
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Can't connect to wifi nor detect connections

I had an issue with my laptop in which whenever used Ubuntu connected to wifi, every other device on the same connection would slow to an unusable place. I researched and found someone else had this ...
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i'm constantly losing internet connection since i upgraded to 14.04

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 14.04, since that update my chrome freezes and i seem to lose internet connection at random moments, sometimes it goes just fine for several hours other times i lose it ...
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How do I create a WiFi hotspot sharing wireless internet connection (single adapter)?

I know how to create a hotspot when connected to a wired network, but when I am using internet from a WiFi connection, this disconnects the wireless connection the moment I activate the hotspot. In ...
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Wifi:still connected but no throughput

I have a problem with Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer-laptop. Wifi is working, but after a couple of minutes there is no throughput, no up- nor download, although I am still connnected. As soon as I ...
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How can I check Internet connectivity in a console?

Is there an easy way to check Internet connectivity from console? I am trying to play around in a shell script. One idea I seem is to wget --spider http://www.google.co.in/ and check the HTTP response ...
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can't connect my mts mblaze in ubuntu 14.04 lts [on hold]

i have mts mbalze ,it is not 3g. I want to connect my mts mblaze to internet ,i have set the mts mbalze connection but i try to start it ,it showes that it is connecting ....but after 10 sec it shows- ...
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Internet disconnects by itself and never reconnects unless system restarted

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and a wireless internet from a modem "Reliance Netconnect" for the internet. I've installed Ubuntu two days back along with my Windows system. So here's a detailed summary of ...
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Wireless Won't Connect in 14.04

I'm still very new to Ubuntu and I need help resolving an issue with my wireless. My connection shows up clearly as "dlink" but ubuntu simply won't connect to it. It worked fine downloading updates ...
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How to measure download speed

What is a good simple easily installable app to measure download speed on Ubuntu 14.04?
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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 do I troubleshoot unstable internet following 14.04 update?

I recently updated to Ubuntu 14.04 and since then, I've been having internet difficulty. The internet works without issues on Windows 8 on the same system. My computer sometimes has issues ...
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No internet after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04 [on hold]

I've just updated my Dell Inspiron 1764 from 13.10 to 14.04. I was expecting to lose wireless networking (I need a proprietary broadcom driver) but now I've lost all internet. A wired connection says ...
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13.10 cannot connect to home wireless network but windows can

I am unable to connect to my home network in ubuntu 13.10. It says it is connected in the system tray. But when I open a browser or software center, it just loads and loads and nothing ever happens. ...
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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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Ethernet Cable not being detected in Ubuntu 13.10

I have windows 8(64 bit) and Ubuntu 13.10(64 bit) Installed on my System. My system has 6GB RAM. The ethernet cable is not being detected in Ubuntu. Very few times, it gets detected but that is after ...
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Trusty made my internet slow [on hold]

Installed UBUNTU 14.04 and now the internet is slow.I have a 1Mbps internet. In 13.10 I used to get around 110Kbps download speed. After installing 14.04 the download speed I get is around ...
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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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upgraded to 14.04 from 13.10 and it made my internet slow

For some reason my computer now got extremely slow, disconnects and some times won't work after upgrading from 13.10. I had no problems at all with 13.10, I wish it were the same with 14.04. Is there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04. Problems with internet connection [on hold]

I have a problem with the internet connection, I tried to connect through the Ethernet but after some time Ubuntu says me “Wired cable not connected” or something like this. Other possibility that ...
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Wifi adaptor isn't recognized by Ubuntu 13.10

I have an Pavilion G6-1d80NR with a Realtek RTL8188CE WiFi card. I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 and aside from having to tweak the nomodest setting from the Ubuntu setup ...
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Anywhere to download Wine for Xubuntu? [duplicate]

I am completely new to the Linux world and am already having troubles. I installed Xubuntu on an old desktop and am trying to set up a USB wifi adapter to get some internet connection on the thing. I ...
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Network connected, no internet

On laptop that I have been using for more than a year, Ubuntu stopped allowing me direct access to the internet. It is a dual boot machine, if I reboot using my other Ubuntu install, I have ...
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What would happen if my internet connection is lost while I am upgrading from 12.04LTS to 14.04LTS?

I want to upgrade my OS from 12.04 to 14.04. I found how to get it. But I've one more question. What would happen if I gave the command to upgrade, it starts but after downloading some or many file my ...
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How to connect mts broadband to internet in ubuntu 14.04?

Modem is not detecting in network manager but it is detected while running lsusb command. Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 ...
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Ubuntu Version too old for WPA/WPA2? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 7.04 on an "ThinkPad Z60t" for tests and now want to connect to my WLAN-network. The problem is that I am not able to select WPA/WPA2 but only WEP hexadecimal/WEP ASCII. I assume ...
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Why does my wifi Internet intermittently disappear?

So, my Internet intermittently disappears. I have no idea why! For a while I thought it happened when I allowed Update Manager to auto-check for updates, but I don't believe that's the case now. ...
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How to Tell if Network Traffic is Encrypted

I'm using a program called LottaNZB to connect to a Usenet server. I've connected to the SSL port, but I'd like to check it's actually connected. How can this be done? I've used Wireshark, but I ...
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Ubuntu internet connection problem

I installed Ubuntu on my laptop. Here are my internet settings: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 10.1.17.10 /*this is my IP @ddress*/ netmask ...
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ubuntu internet problem

I just installed Ubuntu. I have no set correctly my internet configuration. Here are my settings: ifconfig: eth0 (inet adr 192.168.10.101) eth1 (no ip address) lo (inet adr 127.0.0.1) Output of ...
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Tata photon plus can not establish connection after photon's system upgrade

My laptop is running on Ubuntu 12.04.3 and using Tata Photon Plus dongle. I configured the device through the network manager options. It worked seamlessly. Few days back I received message from ...
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WiFi adapter has problem aquiring IPv4 automatically in Ubuntu 13.10

This is a problem in Ubuntu 13.10 and it's a problem with the WiFi. Ubuntu will never connect to the network. All of my other devices work fine. The computer detects the network and pops up the WiFi ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 network doesn't work at all

i use ubuntuy 13.10 + gnome. When i load my laptop wired and wireless doestn't work at all. ifconfig showes me only Loopback, i try to turn on my wi-fi using hotkeys on the keyboard, but it don't ...
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Can't connect to Internet on Ubuntu

I have downloaded Ubuntu for the first time and can't connect to the Internet. please tell me how to go about to get Wireless Internet connection. I have Ubuntu 12.04
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sharing internet from usb 3g modem via netgear router using eth0

hi every one i had this working once and the old laptop has died and i need to do it again. I have 12.04 on a laptop and i am using a usb 3g modem for internet and wish to serve the connection out to ...
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How do I config wireless Ubuntu 12.04 Dell xps410 [closed]

How do I set up wireless? I've entered the security, network name under ssid.
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Port forwarding to a shared internet connection?

I have a computer being shared a wifi internet connection over ethernet, and I'm trying to run a server off it. However, when I try to port forward in my router settings to the IP in it's Connection ...
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Lose internet connection [closed]

Why do I lose my internet connection when my computer goes into hibernate or sleep? I have both wired and wireless, but it cannot find either after hibernate.
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How to route all internet traffic through Tor (the onion router)?

Could you explain how to route all internet traffic through tor? I am using Ubuntu I really don't know how to do it. Actually I am using tor for twitter only, and I'm afraid of DNS leak. So I need to ...
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How to share ethernet over wifi without creating access point?

I have company internet with internal IP and proxy settings, I want to share this Ethernet connection over wifi, but creating accesspoint is somehow not working may be due to IP architecture, I want ...
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Can't Connect to Internet, just installed ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu on Dell Mini that I had laying around, and the install went perfectly fine except for the fact that I cannot connect to my wireless internet. When I click the network button ...
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Missing firmware error on Lubuntu 12.04 LiveCD: b43-phy0 ERROR: Firmware file “b43/ucode5.fw” not found

I'm trying to install Lubuntu 12.04 LTS on my iBook G4 as the OS X 10.4.11 really isn't all that great. I originally tried to use the minimal CD, but that failed as you can see by my question here: ...
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Can't get ASUS USB-N13 network adapter to work. How do I check for conflicting drivers?

I am trying to get the internet working on my computer running ubuntu linux. I got the ASUS USB-N13 network adapter because I heard it is supposed to work out of the box with linux. Well mine didn't. ...
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Problem connecting to some websites

I've some problem connecting to certain websites, using Ubuntu 12.04 in Dual Boot Windows 7. Websites like https://github.com/, https://developer.paypal.com/ and https://www.facebook.com/ keeps on ...
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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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Installing BSNL UTStarCom 300R2U ADSL2+ Modem via USB port

anoop@blackTiger:~$ lsusb Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0451:6060 Texas Instruments, Inc. RNDIS/BeWAN ADSL2+ Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device 002: ID 045e:00cb ...
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Cannot Install Google Chrome

I am having trouble installing Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 11.10 system. After downloading it from http://www.google.com/chrome I am trying to open it with a double click. Software Center pops up, I ...
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restart/power on usb port or modem?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 . I will explain my situation first . I am using A USB modem which frequently disconnect for an hour or so. Then i will plug off it from ports and will insert again .Then it ...