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

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How to know if the router is internet access when connecting via wireless

In windows when you are connecting via wireless it's tell you if their is internet access or no. in ubuntu i already connect to router but i don't know if the router is connect to internet or not?! ...
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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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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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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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Network folder access

I am new to Linux so there are quite few tasks that are new to me. First I am using DSL connection and wire is connected to wireless router and that is how we connect to internet at home. But if I ...
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Forward Internet connection over ssh to remote computer

I'm struggling to access the internet from my remote computer. I'd like to access the remote computer via ssh and have there the internet connection available to install packages etc. It looks like ...
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Internet Connected but cannot visit websites

My laptop is Elitebook 745 G2 running Ubuntu 14.04, new installed. It has dual OS: Ubuntu and Windows. The internet service works well in Windows, but cannot work in Ubuntu, though it is connected and ...
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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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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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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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Just installed ubuntu on hp envy 15. Having issues with the internet

I just installed ubuntu 2 days ago and I keep getting constant cut outs with the wireless card. Im pretty new to this whole linux thing so if theres anything you need me to type in the terminal let me ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit will not connect to wired network

This is a brand new 64-bit PC, built around a Gigabyte Z777-D3H Motherboard and an i7 processor. It has 2x1Tb SATA drives, one loaded with Windows 8 and the other with Ubuntu 12.04. The wired network ...
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No Wifi/Internet after Suspend

I have literally tried everything on the Internet but nothing helped me. The wifi gets hard blocked after suspend. Even Rfkill command won't work. Any help please?
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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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Since udpate of Firefox v37 internet access often slow or even timing out while ping & chrome work fine

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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Ubuntu internet speed tests slower than Windows on same hardware

I'm trying to get a PC setup to test 1Gig services. We can get there with Windows, but we need more devices to test with and looking to not have to pay for more Windows licenses. We also have to ...
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Upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 no wireless

I just upgraded and lost the wireless connection. Here some basic information which might be helpful: Dell Inspiron i3-3217U Dual-Core CPU @ 1.8GHz 64-bit Chip ID: BCM43143 PCI-ID: 14e4:4365 Kernel ...
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My WIFI is disabled by default on Ubuntu 14.04 32bit

When I try to manage my internet connection methods, WI-FI isn't even an option. There is only Wired Connection 1. IS this a problem with hardware or software? The same problem existed in Linux Mint. ...
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WiFi is very slow in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am new with both Ubuntu and also AskUbuntu. So please give me step by step instructions. If an answer already exists for this problem, please post the link. Thanks in advance. The Wi-Fi is very ...
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Erratic connectivity problems with Eduroam on 14.04 - possible workarounds?

I have to connect to eduroam through TU Delft settings from the following link ...
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Dell C640 No internet with Ubuntu

Installed ubuntu-14.04.2 on Dell C640 for my kid (edubuntu) Problem: No wired connection. No wifi connection. Slitaz linux connects using wired connection. Machine uses: "Agere Wireless Mini-PCI ...
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Ethernet on laptop only works occasionally

The Ethernet connection on my laptop works only occasionally. Wi-Fi on my laptop works, so the problem does not seem to be with the Internet connection. Plugging in the Ethernet cable and turning off ...
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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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Internet sharing with static mac-addr to IP mapping

I can create a network between my ubuntu 14.04 and another machine by connecting ethernet cable between my ubuntu machine and second machine, and then setting "IPv4" to "share to other computers". ...
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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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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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I only can open Google websites

I'm a new user and this is the first time that I have installed Ubuntu. I have internet with ethernet and can connect it, but I can open only websites of Google (Google Maps, YouTube, etc.). Why? If ...
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No wifi on newly installed ubuntu

I just installed ubuntu on my laptop. Everything works fine except that I cannot connect to a wireless connection. This is how it looks in front of me right now. I thought pictures would give more ...
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Problem with Wireless Network (broadcom 802.11 b/g bcm4312) on Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 alongside Windows 7 recently. On booting to Ubuntu, I have a problem with connecting to wireless internet. The wired LAN is working properly. The Broadcom Wireless Adapter has ...
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How to share ubuntu laptop ethernet to android 4.2.2 via usb?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 laptop and 4.2.2 android phone. My phone cannot show ad-hoc network from my Ubuntu sharing network. So now I try to connect internet via USB from computer. I've seen this ...
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Network bonding multiple isp connection [duplicate]

Linux novice here... I have 2 Internet connection with 2 ISP providers with 2 NIC. I tried for a long time to combine these 2 isps connection to use like a single connection. Home Connection ...
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3G dongle and wire connection at the same time

Heyhey I have a dongle and an adsl connection. Since the dongle has lower ping I prefer to use that, however sometimes it gets disconnected. Do you know how can I set up (if possible) to use windows ...
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I have a laptop, can I use Wifi and cable (Ethernet) networking at same time?

I have an intranet without connection to the Internet, and then I have WiFi with connection to the Internet. Can I make a configuration that makes it possible to be connected to the Internet through ...
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Cant access Google and facebook

I am using Ubuntu from last 5 years. From last 3 days i am experiencing a problem related to internet, I am unable to open either google.com or facebook.com for first half an hour, allother websites ...
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How to make voice call from EON 3G data card?

As a windows user I was able to make calls through my system . In ubuntu there is no option for calls , my question is " Is there any software which can help me to make voice calls ? " The built in ...
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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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ASUS X552V Network not working

I've tryied everything and now , i'm here with this question in hope to get an answer from a good man. How can i do my laptop to have wireless or LAN connection?
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WiFi connection to router but no Internet connection?

I installed Ubuntu on my EasyNote-TM86 today. I can't access any websites although I am connected to my router. Other devices (including my laptop before I installed Ubuntu) are able to establish a ...
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hp stream 13 wifi frequently disconnects

I'm an Linux noob, but I managed to put ubuntu 14.04 lts on my hp stream 13 (the touch screen model) and fix some common issues with this laptop, but now I'm having issues with wifi. It disconnects at ...
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Internet connection over WiFi stops until reboot

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on a Toshiba Satellite L655. After few days of installing, the internet connection started to stop occasionally after an hour or half hour and sometimes after few ...
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Static IP fails at boot

I have apt-get purge everything dhcp related from the system. Netmanager is no where to be found (on purpose) rads@PBX:~$ sudo -i root@PBX:~# nmcli dev status The program 'nmcli' is currently not ...
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terminal is not connected to the internet [closed]

I am trying to clone a repository for "gazebo" using the following commands hg clone https://kuntal_das@bitbucket.org/kuntal_das/gazebo_models hg clone ssh://hg@bitbucket.org/kuntal_das/gazebo_models ...
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Installed Xubuntu 13.04 and cannot update to 14.04, can't find server [duplicate]

Today I installed xubuntu 13.04 and I can't update it to ver. 14.04. I can't install any apps from software center too. When i click "find best server for your location" I can't find any server. But ...
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Ssh outside network

I would like to setup an ssh server that I can access over the internet. I have forwarded the port 22 and I can connect over the internet on my local network, but as soon as I leave it it becomes ...
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I'm connected to wifi but cannot access the internet except thru VPN (14.04)

I've had 14.04 for a while now and love it. The other day, out of the blue, I cannot load pages through any of my browsers or other programs unless I am connected to my VPN. All other machines in the ...
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Trying to connect Ubuntu 14.04 wired but can only get local access

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I cant connect to internet. My setup is wired into a wireless router bridged with another to the internet, it's plug and play on my Windows. Can anyone help? Eth0 ...
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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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Restricting internet access of some client systems of LAN to a few websites using ubuntu gateway

How to limit internet access of most systems in my LAN to a few websites and block all the other websites? Also want to bypass that restrictions for some systems. All systems have static IP address ...
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dsl connection failure

OS: ubuntu 14.04 LTS I had a working broadband connection. After repeated power failures, there was no internet connection. After complaining, they restored the connection. The modem is showing that ...
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Google Docs Problems in 12.04

I am running Xubuntu 12.04.5 on my Toshiba Chromebook and I am, ironically, having problems with Google docs. Sometimes when I am using Google Docs and just typing stuff up, minding my own business, ...