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

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Ubuntu 14.04 Lts wifi not working

My Wifi is connected perfectly with a good signal strength, but sometimes it just won't get connected or the connection is very slow and not working properly. The connection on Windows 8 on the same ...
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watch internet connection thoguh shell

I just need to run a shell script when an internet connection is available. Is it possible to watch the internet connection arability through Shell scripting. ping google.com is the easy command to ...
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creating a Wi-Fi hotspot without losing my internet connection

I am create a Wi-Fi hotspot using my computer(Ubuntu 12.04) from a mobile broadband connection. When I do this, I want to be able to access the internet myself and also other computers that join my ...
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How to regulate internet speed or bandwidth for specific websites?

I've read and tried ways to control my overall internet speed, and currently use wondershaper for the same. But now I need something more powerful, which can control my usage of certain websites like ...
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Wifi adapter keeps turning off after a few minutes

So, I'm running lxle(a version of ubuntu, i believe) on a lenovo thinkpad. On windows, I would often have a problem where I would close the lid and the wifi adapter would turn off. I had the same ...
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Browsers stop loading pages

Why do web pages stop loading? Everyday, after about an hour on line, browsers hang. Running 14.04. Mostly just see the turning wheel for as long as I care to wait when trying to load any page with ...
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Noob user. No network (wired). Cannot ping router

Let me start by saying I am pretty new to Linux, so forgive my unavoidable noobness and thank you for readning this. I am trying to set up a good environment to learn programming and familiarize ...
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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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Replacing /etc/resolv.conf

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1. But in no way could I make the Internet work. I messed up trying to replace the /etc/resolv.conf file and it got removed... I would like to download it ...
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etc/network/interface empty no internet connection

My internet connection has gone suddenly and I find my /etc/network/interfaces is completely empty, I can't ping my router and ifconfig for eth0 shows no ip address or broadcast address, I tried ...
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How to disable Internet connection for a single process?

I know the PID of a specific process and I want to disable the Internet access for this process and only for this process, so other process can access Internet. Is there any way to do it? I ...
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Internet Intermittently dead slow Ubuntu 14.04

Sometimes my (wired) internet connection is working just fine, other times it takes 3 minutes to load google.com. I know this isn't an issue with my network because the internet works flawlessly on my ...
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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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I can't see the net in Ubuntu 14.04

I am new in Ubuntu - I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer and when I tried to hook to Wifi internet I couldn't because I can't see the networks, I suppose that my network card isn't install but I ...
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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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Windows 7: No internet connection after installing Ubuntu via Dual-boot

Today I've installed Ubuntu 14.10 alongside Windows 7, like dual-boot. So, it Ubuntu works perfectly for now on - connects to an internet and discovers the network IP. The huge problem is in Windows ...
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Am I part of a botnet?

I have Ubuntu 14.10. How do I check if my Ubuntu is part of a botnet? These are the addresses I found with netstat: tcp ESTAB 0 0 192.168.5.122:33195 213.199.179.157:40016 ...
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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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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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Setting up my new 3G usb modem "D-Link DWP 156 in ubuntu 13.10

This USB modem has official support for Linux OS(Ubuntu 10.04 or above). I have tried all the methods shown on various sites but Nothing worked. In the terminal I typed isusb and the output is as ...
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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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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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Losing Connection and breakdowns

i am having problem with my wifi on Ubuntu! I am using Ubuntu 14.04 now but i had the same problem with 14.10 too, also I’m using TP-LINK 722N wireless adapter! My problem is that I’m lose ...
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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 go online but still able to ping, either with wlan0 or eth0

I have a Dell Inspiron 17 r 5737 with Ubuntu 14.10. Ar the moment, my laptop is able to connect both to eth0 and wlan0 connections, but I cannot go online with any browser, with apt-get or any other ...
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How do I connect to the internet using a wireless router at the same time as connecting to a lan using an ethernet connection?

Setup: I have two computers, both with an ethernet and wireless interface. I have router A that is connected to the internet. I have a router B that is not connected to the internet. I would like ...
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Problem with Broadband connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to setup broadband connection two way according to this link and this link. But I cann't connect my connection. When I try according to first link it's show this message... below, ...
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Hardwired Networking Issue (fresh install)

I've done a fresh install of Ubuntu on my desktop. The ethernet adapter (RTL-8100/8101L/8139) is recognized by the OS yet I can't connect to the internet. The Cat 5 connection to the router is good ...
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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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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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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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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

guys. I'm an unexperienced Ubuntu user and I need your help. I would like to be reporteded everytime that the my router loses its internet connection. I mean, I would like to have my Ubuntu send me ...
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How can I clone MAC Address?

I am using cable broadband. I have a machine dual booted with Windows XP and Ubuntu. I have configured IPs correctly. But my ISP is showing MAC error. And they aske me to Clone.
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Connect to internet via captive portal from console

I use Plasma-Desktop. For some reason the packages for starting my graphical desktop are broken. I'd like to install the patched version but therefore I need to connect to the internet. Using a ...
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Internet speeduys

we are using 4 ubuntu machines with 20 Mbps internet speed were the browsing speed is very low we used to wait for a long time to buffer a video.Is there any solution for this need very much needed.
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Internet does not work over wired connection after removing pppoe configs

Internet over router using ethernet cable worked fine before I did any manipulation with PPPoE on my computer. After configuring PPPoE and testing some things I had to rollback configurations added ...
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I have problem with my Ubuntu Software Center [on hold]

When I want to download 7zip or something else with Software Center, the put updating cache on query an 20 sec after that he shows me a message: Failed to download repository information Check your ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - cannot connect to internet with wired or wireless connection

I just installed Linux and Ubuntu 14.04 alongside my Windows 8 on my HP Pavilion. First, I had problems with the graphics card and it said it could only operate in low graphics mode.But it just stall ...
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Simple internet traffic whitelist

I've been searching like crazy trying to find a solution to a problem that seems like it ought to be very simple. All I want to do is block all internet access at the system level, except for a ...
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Internet Connects, but only works sporadically

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP Chromebook 14. Unfortunately, I've been having some networking problems. When I connect to the Internet, one of two things happen. Occasionally, the Internet ...
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Wireless dropping out periodically on laptop

Recently a problem has started occurring on my laptop where the wireless connection is slow to connect and after about 30 seconds it disconnects. The Internet is also very slow when of works. It works ...
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can't connect my Internet Service Provider ftp server

can't connect my isp ftp server. before that in windows 7 usually i can access my isp's ftp site. but in ubuntu it takes too long and at the end it shows "10.112.200.11/is not available". What can i ...
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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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can't connect to local internet using wire

I'm at work right now. there's a Windows pc connected to some sort of shared wired internet ... when I connect that wire to my laptop I can't connect to the internet it keeps connecting and then it ...
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Unable to connect to the internet in 13.04 but fine in 12.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04. Unfortunately, I can't access the internet. The same problem occurred with U 12.10. But with U 12.04 it's working perfectly well.
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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PC-Dummy Lost Internet

Same old problem that others have... I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.10 on a few laptops and notebooks at home (including my wife's notebook). Of course, after installing the upgrade -- ...
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Ubuntu installed on MAC has ethernet and WIFI problem

I have problems with my Internet connection and interfaces. I will give those info below to help and explain my problems. 1- Ethernet (cable): Internet works through cable but only if I boot ...
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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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Can't use wireless internet through USB

I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). I want to use wireless Internet on Ubuntu and thus need to install Idea Net Setter(ISP) for the same. In the USB drive I can find some files, one of the files read ...