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

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Internet speed in Chrome is less in Ubuntu than in Windows

On Chrome in Windows I get 400KB/ps and in Chrome in Ubuntu I get less than 200KB/ps. What is wrong with my system?
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Connecting to the Internet using Etisalat in Sri Lanka (Prolink PHS300) (Corporate Dongle)

I live in Sri Lanka and my ISP is Etisalat Lanka PVT (LTD). I upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 a couple of weeks ago and I still am wondering how to connect to the Internet using my Etisalat Prolink PHS300 ...
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How to configure proxy authentication in ubuntu to work with terminal when my password contains @ [duplicate]

My USERNAME is 500037280 and my password contains an @ sign. I'm not able to change that at any cost. Is there any way to configure my proxy authentication from a terminal?
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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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Data controll when using USB dongle for my internet connection

I'm new to ubuntu, running ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I connect to the net using a usb huawei dongle.I currently have a data plan with my mobile carrier of only 1GB. I connect to the net using a huawei dongle ...
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every time i open chromium i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx [on hold]

Every time i open chromium-browser in by ubuntu 14.04 i have to run chromium-browser --proxy-server=x.x.x.x:xxxx otherwise i cannot open any webpage it shows me this message after entering the above ...
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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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Lubuntu wifi error: internet disconnected

I installed Lubuntu on my Compaq mini laptop 1 year ago and it always worked fine. Then I dowloaded some recommended updates 3 days ago and after these updates my WiFi stopped working. I get the ...
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Make internet app available only within VPN?

I am not sure if I expressed myself clear enough in the question. Just managed to set up PPTP on my server and I want to know how can I make a website be accessible only from VPN clients. I have ...
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Cannot get my Dell Latitude D630 to connect to the internet

I cannot get my Dell to connect to the internet either via my wireless card, or the Ethernet port. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on the laptop and I am new to Linux. I am not getting connection ...
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Need some cheat sheet or tutorial site for Linux [on hold]

I am beginner in Linux. I need Cheat sheet of commands like Linux Commands cheat sheet So I can learn easily Linux and also need some tutorial site name for beginner. Thanks
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wondershaper doesn't work for redirected traffic

I'm trying to prioritize my network so small packages get through quicker so latency-dependent applications don't get unusable when downloading/watching videos. I want to use one pc(with one nic) ...
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Internet disappears after few minutes

I have a strange issue. I moved to another city with different Internet and now after being connected to Wi-fi for few minutes (~5) Internet stops working, but wi-fi is still connected. Disconnecting ...
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No internet connection (DNS server address is Router address)

My internet connection in Ubuntu 13.10 doesn't work. I can use IP addresses to open websites but not URLs. The DNS server that I connect to is the IP address of my Router. When I connect to the VPN of ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after installation

During installation of 14.04 I had a wired connection that worked. After installing and restarting computer, no internet connection at all. I had used wired connection during install because the ...
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Connected to network, but browser will not load pages…most of the time FIXED

I found a work around. I had an old router laying around from before I had comcast. So I plugged it in to my comcast modem/router, and my desktop likes that network well enough. Not the coolest ...
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Download speed extremely slow Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware

Am facing similar issue with my Wireless internet connection. Ubuntu 14.04 as a guest OS on Windows 8.1 using VMware workstation 11.0 I get around 1000 kpbs(it's enough for me...) on Windows 8 while ...
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Download speeds extremely slow

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an Asus k55n laptop, and I have found that when I attempt to download the KDE desktop, I get download speeds that vary between less than 1kbs to nearly 1mbs, which ...
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No WiFi internet on Ubuntu under VirtualBox

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 under VirtualBox 4.3.20 on a Windows 8.1 host. I can't get any internet access over WiFi (and I can't get an Ethernet connection anywhere near the computer). All of ...
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Internet and Trackpad don't work anymore (Ubuntu 14.04)

So, I just got a new laptop, and because of that I set aside my Ubuntu laptop for a few days. The last time I used it was Tuesday and it worked 100% perfectly. Flash forward to today, I just started ...
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D-Link drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Dekstop

I have been searching for D-Link drivers (DWA-182) for Ubuntu 14.04.1 Destop but I can't find anything... Anyone knows were I could find that?
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No Internet connection wireless or wired

I can't connect to the Internet via wireless network or Ethernet I can connect to the router, but when I launch Firefox, it tells me I can't connect to the server
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Why can't I get an internet connection? Ubuntu 14.04, cable modem, wireless router

I just installed 14.04 LTS on my desktop computer which is connected to a Netgear wireless router via ethernet, and the router is connected to a Motorola Surfboard cable modem also via ethernet. I ...
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I can't find my home wireless internet

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14. Now I'm running dual boot, (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) and I just can't find my home wireless, I can find my neighbour's wireless but I can't find mine, please someone ...
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System Network Certificate window Frozen

I'm using ubuntu 14.04, with gnome-shell. I try to connect to a secure wi-fi network. I enter my login and password, but no certificate -- I'm instructed by my university to ignore the warning (I ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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Ubuntu unable to reach Router

Good morning, I've installed Qimo few days back and have issues connecting to the internet (it works for a few seconds when I reboot). I am able to connect to my Wireless Network using automatic or ...
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ISP switch. Rogered

Just switched ISP and am connecting my computer via Wi-Fi. It shows that I have a strong connection, but when I go on-line, nothing loads. no internet connection. Restarted my computer in ...
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Internet speed greatly fluctuating, from 100kbps to 4mbps in under a second

On my fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, while torrenting Kali Linux, my internet speed fluctuates greatly. This happens on all of my devices, leading me to believe my router is dying. Can anyone help? ...
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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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Wired or wireless internet connection failure - Ubuntu 14.04

I have a D-Link router and modem connected to my PC running Ubuntu 14.04. I am unable to get both wired and wireless connection out of this setup. All was fine till day before yesterday, when all of a ...
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Connecting without my permission

When I typed lsof -i to see my Internet connection details among the sites and apps that I am actually using myself I noticed other ones like this: ...
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Connect to two networks simultaneously

I want to connect to two networks simultaneously using the Ethernet and in-built WiFi or to two WiFi networks by installing an additional WiFi adapter. My requirement: I have two sets of devices ...
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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Ubuntu 12.04.5 Server No Internet from ethernet connection at work

I am using Ubuntu Server 12.04.5 I am using an ethernet connection that connects to my company's intranet. All the other computers I work with are connected to an AD domain and the Ubuntu server is ...
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ubuntu cannot connect to Belkin router

I just installed ubuntu 14.04 and my network was fine with my old tp-link router. I replaced the old one with a Belkin router and then I cannot connect to Internet. The wi-fi icon keeps showing ...
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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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How to share internet over wifi?

i m using ubuntu 12.04 i want to share my tata photon plus connection over wifi I used the procedure listed here but it does not connect to the wireless network in the host computer itself. Please ...
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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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How to forward internet from mobile modem into router

I had problem after I bought huawei E3372, because I tried to connect it with my openWRT based router and openWRT didn't support it in standard. I tried to install vendor drivers but on my primitive ...
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When I turn on/connect my external HDD my internet connection stops

I am having a weird problem with Ubuntu 14.10 and external HDDs. Whenever I plug or turn on my external HDD, my internet connection simply stops working. It keeps connected, but with 0 download and 0 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Wifi Problem

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Thinkpad T60 laptop. Laptop detected my home wifi and I connected to it. Accidentally, the power plug of router got disconnected from the socket and my laptop got ...
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Connected to WiFi but no internet connection on lubuntu

I've been struggling with this for sometime now and I cannot resolve it. I'm running lubuntu and can connect to my WiFi network, but there is no internet nor do I have access to the router from the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS wi-fi constantly drops internet connection, need to reconnect manually

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 and I have encountered such a problem: after some little time (about 10-30 seconds) my wi-fi internet connection stops working and I need to reconnect it manually. ...
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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 does Ubuntu (or Linux in general) decide over which network connection to use, when there are several connections present (e.g. LAN, WiFi, etc…)

I am asking myself for quite some time this question. With a normal laptop you can have at least two internet connections: ethernet (wired LAN) and wifi (wireless). If you use a USB cellular modem ...
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Can't connect to wireless network on Acer laptop [duplicate]

I just switched from Windows to Ubuntu for the first time and I cannot access the internet now on my laptop. The only way I can is an ethernet cable. What should I do? http://paste.ubuntu.com/9713130/ ...
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How do I set up a wireless connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

I can successfully establish a wired connection when I hook an Ethernet cord to my laptop. However, I don't know how to set up a wireless connection. I have a Linksys E800 router. My computer doesn't ...
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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 ...
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Able to Ping and Telnet but not Browse any website

I have a fresh install of 14.04. I am unable to browse any website using both Ubuntu browser and Firefox (the only browsers installed by default). However, when I drop the terminal I am able to ping ...