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

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Cannot ping in new Ubuntu Server install

I just installed Ubuntu Server yesterday on my old laptop. I can't ping externally or my router. To start, I figured out that instead of "eth0" I have "em1", and I got it so I now see em1 in ifconfig. ...
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internet problem [on hold]

I have recently installed ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I switch on the computer it does not recognizes the wired connection and only after I restart the computer, the wired Internet connection is detected. ...
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Can't get solid internet connection Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to set up Ubuntu desktop on a computer with a Windows 7 partition. That part worked fine. I can boot into Ubuntu fine. What doesn't work fine is the internet. I have tried two devices with ...
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No internet connection over cable (but wifi works) [on hold]

I have Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 installed on MSI GT660. I am Linux newb. I can connect to internet using wifi but not over cable. contents of /etc/network/interfaces: # interfaces(5) file used by ...
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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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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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(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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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 ...