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How do I get WAN to work in Ubuntu?

I have Wide Area Network (WAN) internet working in Win7, but I can't get it to work in Ubuntu. How do I get WAN to work in Ubuntu?
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No internet on Lubuntu 14.04

I have a two computers, one runs W7 and other one runs Lubuntu 14.04. Both computers are connected via LAN cable to the router, however internet on Lubuntu 14.04 gets bugged sometimes. I would like ...
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Internet not working (local network works) after upgrade to 14.04

I have an internet connection that works through a proxy that requires username & password. After online upgrade to 14.04 from 12.04, I am unable to connect to internet, pinging to popular sites ...
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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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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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Private Internet Access (VPN) on Ubuntu 12.04

Has anyone used Exede Internet Service (ISP) with Private Internet Access (VPN) or any other VPN. I'm in rural OK area thinking of using Exede but they want 2 yr contract. You mention VPN and they ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Server Cant Connect To Internet

Upgraded my server's software from Ubuntu 12.04 to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the server cannot access the internet. I can ping devices on my LAN, including my modem. When I try to ping any site on the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 firefox internet is getting slower

My problem is, internet is getting slower and some point the screen become a gray color. I'm using Ethernet, not wifi. And I just installed ubuntu 14.04 the day before yesterday. So, basically it ...
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Blueman not working for internet sharing

I want to share my PC internet to my phone. Installed blueman. It works fine for file transfers but when I try to start NAP service, it says "dnsmasq failed to start" What is the problem?! I'm on ...
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Connected to a wireless AP but no internet

I just upgraded to 14.04 and I'm not able to load pages even though wifi is connected. Here's the output of ifconfig (I was using usb tethering). Please give me some pointers on how to diagnose the ...
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Internet Working very slow in Ubuntu 12.04

The wifi on my laptop is working very slow. Pictures aren't loading on most of the websites etc..all in all most of the websites are loading just half. I am using SonyF15218 . If you need any other ...
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Speed up internet by multiple connections

I had made research about increasing internet speed by connection on multiple source. And i find out that ubuntu support it already. I had connect two phone; iPhone with cable and Samsung with WiFi. ...
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How can I access the internet?

My boyfriend installed Ubuntu on my computer but I cannot open the web browser to get to the internet, because I can't find the blue E icon in the main screen. I know that the internet connection ...
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Lan not working

I am about to use a wimax modem and obtain internet connection through the ethernet cables but when the ISP installer(who came to our house not that familiar in Linux) is about to configure, he can't ...
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Can't access internet Ubuntu 14.04 Network Error

When I'm in Ubuntu Web Browser(Mozilla Firefox) got the error: not page found Network Error It appears you are having trouble viewing http://.... Ubuntu suggest you check your network settings and ...
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Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000

Ubuntu 12.4.4 not connecting to wifi or lan on a dell vostro 1000. I know it's been asked before but nothing is working. When I run parted magic it works please help
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internet connection

Does anyone else lose internet connection when suspended. When I try to get on the next day after suspending the night before I have to reboot my modem or unplug and replug the ethernet in the back of ...
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Why does my Transmission client tell me my tracker list contains invalid URLs?

When I type in custom trackers into the tracker list, and try to save the list I get a message saying: List contains invalid URLs Am I doing something wrong?
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How to use KTorrent?

Can anybody tell me how to use KTorrent?
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Block Mobile , Tablet from accessing Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server as my Internet Gateway, with DHCP and Squid Proxy. I have wired and wireless connections now going through this server, and hence now fully monitored and ...
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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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14.04 - Can't connect to internet Macbook Pro Retina 2013

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition on my Macbook Pro (2013) and I can't figure out how to connect to the internet. I've read everything I can find and nothing is working. I have it wired ...
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Tor not working?

Our university provides us with internet but almost all websites are blocked. Not even general news reading websites. I tried to use tor but it is not even getting started. All the proxy methods has ...
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Problem Connecting Ubuntu 14.04 Wifi to 802.11 network

I am having trouble connecting my Ubuntu 14.04 wifi to 802.11 secured network . I use a dual boot 8.1 - ubuntu 14.04 system. My network uses Cyberoam Authentication.The Wireless connects and works ...
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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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Installing Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection

I'm trying to install Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 with no internet connection - and I'm going round in circles as I keep getting prompted for a mirror etc. I'm sure I'm missing something obvious...... I ...
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Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn can connect to WIFI but not to internet

I was running Windows 8.1 and very recently switched to UBUNTU. I am very new here but have read an enormous amount of posts pertaining to this problem. I have a ThinkPad E530. I can route the Wifi ...
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Setting Internet Gateway

Friends, I'm stuck up with problem regarding to network configuration to make my Ubuntu 14.04 server machine as internet gateway in a LAN, and I am a relatively newbie in this regard. My scenario is ...
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reliance netcnnect [duplicate]

my reliance netconnect is not being detected. I have ubuntu 12.04 and in it wvidal is also not installed.So please help me to connect reliance netconnect and install wvidal. I have windows installed ...
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can't access internet through wifi router D-Link DIR-600L

I have a BSNL broadband internet type1 modem, from where I connect a D-Link DIR-600L N150 router. I configured my router on windows 8.1 platform. Since my laptop has a dual boot system, my laptop ...
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WiFi gets connected but internet doesn't work in Ubuntu 14.04

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on my laptop. The WiFi gets connected without any problem but when I try to get internet access it becomes impossible. It works fine with a wireless usb ...
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Can I set up wifi using netgear

I have a N300 Wireless USB adapter, can i set this up on my computer? Do i need to hook it up to a wired connection and install something?
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What ports should I open for listen and/or transmit in my firewall to keep internet ok? [closed]

What are the minimum ports and services that should I allow/open for listen and/or transmit in my firewall (I am using Firestarter) to keep my internet running ok? Some talk about what services, ...
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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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Wi-Fi not working with my router but works with other access points

I recently bought a D-Link router and configured it. From my Android, the access point is providing full internet access. My Ubuntu laptop gets internet access from other access points. The problem ...
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Can't use the internet over wifi

My Macbook 3,1 can connect to my router, but cannot use the connection. I have tried to solve this problem, but not smart enough to do so. That's why I'm turning to you. How I am able to connect to ...
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Linux Beowulf cluster Ubuntu 14.04

My question takes on several dimensions and I will do my best to focus my question as much as possible. I recently completed building a cluster using NFS and MPICH2 with the master and two slave nodes ...
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My internet is slow since I installed Ubuntu

I am an inexperienced Ubuntu user. Since I installed Ubuntu my Internet connection on this computer has become too slow. Sometimes the internet connection gets disconnected or videos load slowly. ...
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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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Internet slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP i7 Laptop. It is dual-boot setup along with Windows 8. Ubuntu ----installed on--> SSD 32Gb Windows 8 ----installed on--> HDD Problem: Internet works much ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit No Internet Connect

Today I decided to try Ubuntu 12.04 LTS via USB on my current Windows 7 machine. I run Ubuntu from USB and select trial. I am unable to connect to the Internet and I'm plugged in using my Ethernet ...
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public IP and ifconfig ip are different: how to connect my computer to internet

I have set an home webserver with my application running. My machine runs ubuntu 14.04 LTS and i tested it to be working within the devices connected to that router. I also found the ip address that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 with internet connection sharing internet to Win XP vitualbox [duplicate]

I've looked through the posted questions and there are a lot of topics about sharing guest's e.g. Win XP connection to Ubuntu host. What I'm actually looking is if there is a way to share Ubuntu's ...
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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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How to create your own domain name from your IP and map/sync that with DNS server? [closed]

Is there any way to create your own domain name instead of purchasing???
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Software Updater won't update, says to check internet. Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

I have been getting this error for the last couple of days since I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 on my amd64 Hp Pavilion m6 laptop. It says to check Internet but my Internet connection is ...
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Problem in wifi connection

I have two laptops. One has Windows 8, the other one has Ubuntu 14.04. When I use Windows, I don't have any problem connecting to the wifi, but when I use Ubuntu from time to time all of a sudden I ...
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Slow (wired) internet in terminal and software center Ubuntu 14.04

New Ubuntu user here. I am dual booting with Windows 8.1, and in 8.1 I have no issues. In Ubuntu, I noticed extremely slow download speeds while downloading packages and it seems to also occur in the ...