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

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What are the possible threats if internal IP address is publicly revealed?

In many cases, people do not take enough care to remove their IP addresses from some output before posting it to help forums and Q&A sites like askubuntu. Considering one's IP address is revealed ...
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How to access internet using Wireless Data Modem USB Card

I was trying to connect internet using D-Link Wireless Data Modem USB Card from my new Ubantu Desk top system. The system requirement of the Card includes Ubantu 10.04 or higher. But the USB Card does ...
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Ways to download Software through Apt for Extremely Slow Internet?

So I'm in a position where I have two internet connections in my house: Internet #1: caps out so quickly and throttles my internet so low that apt will always return a connection error should I try ...
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Connect Internet in ubuntu Laptop to linux mint Desktop - Has Crossover Cable

I need to share the wifi internet of my ubuntu laptop to my linux mint desktop , I have a cross over cable. ( Connecting desktop to router is not an option) I am able to ping my laptop from my ...
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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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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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How to block, deny or redirect an IP address or website domain

This question popped a couple of days ago and it is: How to block, deny or redirect an IP address or domain name to another IP or web domain without the use of a router or configuring a browser. ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Wired internet not connecting

Hoping someone can help my desktop PC has Ubuntu 13.10 and my Internet is no longer connecting. I have a wired connection only & I've never had to do anything but plug the Ethernet cable in, now ...
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ultra slow wifi or not working

So I just installed new ubuntu and I have usb antenna and on windows it was working good but now it says that its connected and internet works like in waves, sometimes its normal speed for about few ...
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Reliance Auto Login Help

i want to run this script https://github.com/pteek/reliance-auto-login-script but i get this error in lubuntu " Traceback (most recent call last): File "./reliance-login.py", line 27, in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Internet connection sharing questions

first up im pretty new to ubuntu/linux in general. I have a ubuntu 14.04 server with 2 nics in it. eth0 (with subnet 192.168.0.0) is connected directly to my router for internet and eth1 (192.168.1.0) ...
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How do I configure global internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04?

My broadband connection is OK !, but Firefox showing me message after browsing "If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web" ...
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installing openssh-server without an internet connection

Currently we have been given an old server with the OS ubuntu. To work at it without always physically being there I wanted to access it with the software putty, but I haven't installed ...
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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 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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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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How to prioritize network connections?

Is it possible to prioritize network connections? I don't want to connect to WiFi when wired connection is available.
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14.04 LTS Server - Can SSH and FTP, but no other internet connections

I realized my server wasn't working as normally expected when I was doing something else on it recently. It's like it was unable to connect - which was weird because I could FTP and SSH into it just ...
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Is r8168 installer in ubuntu software center secure and working?

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 06) that is what Ethernet Card I have. I have a question: I am using 14.10 and I have found issue with ...
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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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wireless issues asus x550lc

i am facing a lot of problems when i try to connect to internet over wifi in my asus x550lc laptop. In windows 8 the wifi works perfectly fine and its fast and stable. but when i use Ubuntu 14.04 ( i ...
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How do I use Juju in a restricted network?

I got a shiny new server in the lab and I want to use Juju. I install juju, and juju-local just fine. The juju bootstrap completes successfully but when I attempt a deploy a charm I get an error: $ ...
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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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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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Cannot connect Micromax MMX354G datacard in Ubuntu

I am using Micromax MMX354G datacard. I want to connect it to my Ubuntu PC, which is a 64 bit PC having Ubuntu 14.04 installed in it. The datacard comes with the linux drivers ...
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Coneected to Dlink wifi but no internet connection

I have upgraded my ubuntu to 14.04 lts, but from then I am able to connect to my dlink 600l router but I am unable to access internet. My mobile is working fine amd secondary OS Win7 is also working ...
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14.10 NVIDIA driver makes internet very slow after install

I have Ubuntu 14.10. I was using my PC long time, when suddenly I found out one problem- it was cause of Noveau driver did not support GLSL(still doesn't). It also has very bad performance. I have ...
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How can I see the amount of data I am Downloading / Uploading per day?

I want a command line feature to show me how much data I am using each day / week / month. It needs to show speed as well as data usage.
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internet is not working fine? (Ubuntu 14.10)

I am using ubuntu 14.10. I have a Mobile Broadband connection. Whenever I open any browser(Mozille-firefox, google-chrome, chromium) it works fine and opens whatever I enter in the URL bar. The ...
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My wired internet connection has stopped working

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to internet through a wired connection to my router on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I only have the problem when trying to use Ubuntu: the same desktop connects ...
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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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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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No network/internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04 laptop (only at home!!)

To keep things short, I have read a lot and tried a lot of solutions to no avail. Especially this, which is a very similar case, but to no avail. I can't connect to my WiFi network at home. I can't ...
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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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Unable to connect to Internet on Ubuntu

I am connected to my university's wifi on my host machine (Windows 7) and I am unable to connect to internet on my guest ubuntu which is running on virtualbox. I do not know what the problem is. ...
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Can't reach my server from another network

setting up my own server lead me to a problem, that i can't solve on my own. My server is a 'Ubuntu-server 14.04.1' and is located behind a 'FR!TZBox 7390'. My ipv4-adress is projected on a ...
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Ubuntu Cloud Internet Sources Needed for Network Whitelist

We are attempting to deploy Ubuntu Cloud Openstack Juno with MAAS and need to determine each Internet endpoint that Ubuntu Cloud needs to connect to from the LAN. Each destination needs to be white ...
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How to install Syntek Driver Ubuntu 14.10 (WiFi)

since i installed Ubuntu 14.10 the WiFi don't work. Then, on terminal: lsusb --> "Syntek Semiconductor Co., Ltd 802.11g + Bluetooth Wireless Adapter" Ok, that's my Wireless thing, i searched how to ...
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Wired internet connection stopped working

For a few days I haven't been able to connect to internet through a wired connection on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have searched online for different solutions, but none seemed to work. Could someone ...
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How to set proxy server to work from the command line [duplicate]

I have set up my proxy server so that it works through the browser ( in firefox: edit > preferences > advanced < network < settings ). I also got it working from the command line ( in system ...
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Every time I boot into my computer my internet runs at full speed (50Mb/s) after about 10 minutes it drops to (6Mb/s)

The only way I can fix it is to change to wicd, then it does it again, so I'll change back and forth between wicd and network-manager. any ideas on what's causing this? I have a full duplex rtl8169, ...
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Just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Internet connection goes amazingly fast, then goes very slow

My wireless internet connection goes extremely fast which I love, but then it slows down a lot. I just installed Ubuntu, and aside from the slow-down I love everything about it. Just I am having a ...
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Firefox not displaying login screen

My school uses Lightspeed Systems for internet, and when a new device connects to the internet, when try to access an internet service, it redirects to a login screen: ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is slow in general and freezes after waking up from sleep mode

I have a very new Toshiba Satellite P50 in which I switched windows 8 for Ubuntu. Not a duel boot just a swap. Since then (2 weeks now), Ubuntu seems to pick its good days and bad days. The OS works ...
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Wireless connects but does not work

Strange problem. Built my laptop (dual with Win7) with 64 bit 13.10 in January of this year. Added a lot packages (Chrome, LibreOffice, PipeLight w/Wine patches (for NetFlix), et al). Got ...
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Web login to college wifi network is not working anymore

The title for this one might be misleading, I know that there are a number of questions related to wifi and connectivity issues, but, i'm quite sure that this is a separate issue. In my college's ...
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Cannot connect to the Internet after updating an old Dell to 12.04

I updated to 12.04 and I wanted to update it to 14.04 but the update removed internet access. The Dell is a Vostro 1000 I think. When I insert a removable hard drive, it doesn't recognize it so I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 detects my wifi but doesn't connect

I have been able to install UBUNTU 14.04 64 bit successfully however the problem that I am facing is that I am unable to connect with Wifi. The problem is typical and I don't think its cause of the ...
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Configure router through ethernet and simultaneously access the internet through wifi

As the title says i have a new router that i want to be able configure through Ethernet(will not be used to connect to the internet, just for local experimentation). I also have the WiFi adapter of ...