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

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Installing Fritz Wireless USB Adapter

How do I install a Fritz USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu so I can access the internet? I have the software required, but I am not sure what to do next. Ubuntu version 13.04. Output of lsusb: ...
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12.04 LTS not able connect to internet when installed, but could connect using LiveCD before installation

I met a strange problem. When I use LiveCD to install ubuntu 12.04 LTS, I was able to connect to Internet through wired connection, choosing "Try Ubuntu". But when I installed it, it could not ...
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No internet after clean install 13.04

Just clean installed 13.04 on a Dell Inspiron 9400 and have no internet connection at all (wired or wireless). In fact, "connection information" is not available either. Don't know where to start as ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 will not connect to school wifi?

I am new to ubuntu. My wireless card is a Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250 (rev 57). It will connect fine at my house, but not at school and some other places. The networks which ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wifi problem

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an HP Pavilion dv6 laptop. After install the wifi card is working but when i try to connect to my secured wifi router it will show as connected but no internet ...
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Internet on wireless doesn't work without charger

My laptop is running on Ubuntu 12.04. Since last few days, I am facing a strange problem (some may even call me crazy after reading this). My laptop is Acer Aspire 5755 (specifications - just in case) ...
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Connecting to the internet Via USB on Ubuntu 12.10 issue

Yesterday the connection worked now when I plug in my iPhone its displaying the connecting icon then stops and carries on. I have no Internet connection; only my phone, which means I can't install ...
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Internet disconnects intermittently using Realtek RTL8111

The broadband Ethernet connection stops to work or rather stays connected but stops loading pages and showing content on the Internet with a server not found error. The connection information states ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 causing modem to crash

I've noticed that when my Ubuntu PC is running my internet connection drops periodically. The router seems to be ok, but I notice that my modem drops its connection and takes about a minute to ...
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Software to _easily_ create Hotspot

At this link there is a tricky and not always working solution to activate a wifi-hotspot using wifi. Does someone know any program (like Connectify for Windows) that does this? I understand this ...
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Wireless Access Point with login/landing page

I´m investigating how to setup a Wireless Access Point in a Linux (Ubuntu, in my case) PC where is mandatory to login/register using a backend module that I have developed. I know that exist some ...
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Toshiba Satellite C855-S5343 - Wireless Randomly Drops

I'm having an issue that seems to be pretty common both on here, and the Ubuntu Forums. Sadly, I couldn't find any solutions that corresponded to my particular laptop model. The issue is simply: the ...
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Slow Internet on Ubuntu 12.10

I've recently migrated from a windows 7 PC to Ubuntu 12.10 64Bit. Ubuntu Experience Level: NewBee. Recommended/Restricted updates installed. I've added an NVIDIA Binary Driver for my Display. The ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 not properply working on Asus u46E after Update

I recently installed the latest Ubuntu update on my laptop and since then, the alignment on the browser is messed up, the mouse is not working, and I can't connect to the internet. Before it was ...
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Cant keep session in some sites with wifi antenna

I have a wifi antenna p2p connection with a router to connect with the server (ppp). Then I have another wifi router that connect with the first one with lan. Then I connect my notebook with the ...
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How to connect to internet via DSL modem over USB interface?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Please tell me how to connect to internet using ZTE ZXDSL 831 AII modem via USB (not Ethernet) as my ethernet port of modem is damaged.
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The internet speed dropped down when i upgraded to 11.10

I upgraded my VAIO VGN-CR35G to 11.10 and it was all fine until i opened an internet browser to come to a complete halt when trying to load Google. Strangely it's only me and everyone else in the ...
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Can't Talk Out to The Internet, But Can Connect In and Resolve IP Addresses

Basically this is whats going on, I have an external SSH connection into a system running Ubuntu 12.04 desktop. However I have no external connection from that PC to the internet, to run apt-get or ...
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laptop is not able to access hotmail & Facebook

I am having a strange problem with my laptop.I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on Dell Inspiron 1545.I use internet through wireless router.I have been using internet successfully without any kind of problem ...
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Connecting to a shared internet connection in VirtualBox

I have managed to set up my iPhone as a wireless network adapter within my Windows 7 virtual machine which is running within Ubuntu. Is there a way for Ubuntu to use the shared internet connection ...
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internet ridiculously slow on Ubuntu where as its very fast on Windows 7 in the same machine

I recently installed Ubuntu in my machine which already has Windows 7. Internet pages load really fast when I boot Windows 7, but its very very slow and sometimes wont even load in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. ...
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Ubutnu server 12.04 VPN with PPTPD cannot access internet on clients

I have recently completed a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 12.04.2 32 Bit. I have installed and set up PPTPD for my server. My server is behind a consumer grade Netgear DGN2200v4 router with port ...
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Strange e1550 dongle behavior, initialized only if loaded in Windows previously

I'm a new user of Ubuntu, and connect to internet via Huawei e1550 dongle (USB modem). I also have a Windows OS like a second one (dual boot) on my laptop. So yesterday I login to Windows, do some ...
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no more ping no more internet

When my notebook was getting too slow I installed Ubuntu 13.10 also on my desktop. Initially the desktop worked fine but when I tried to connect to my modem the computer froze and since then I couldn ...
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Unable to use proxy in terminal despite apt.conf file

I use a wired LAN at my college which uses proxy. As per this answer I edited my apt.conf file. My proxy details are as follows Username: mahe\ict.student Password: mumit@123 Proxy host: ...
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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.
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Wireless networks fail to connect after install/update of 12.04

This is not a repeat question. None of the previously answered questions answer this one. A usb stick was used to run a live cd of Ubuntu 12.04. Wireless internet worked. The same session was used to ...
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Using reliance 3g modem with ubuntu 12.04

i have a reliance 3g modem and i use it with windows 7 without any problem i want to use it with Ubuntu to connect to the internet there is reliannetconnect.tar.gz file in the software disc inside a ...
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Not able to go to any sites after a few minutes

So, on our machine we bought to host our server... We can load pages for a few minutes, however after starting all of our Minecraft servers we cannot load any pages at all (including WGETing files off ...
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How to force device detection and diagnose issues

I'm using an Acer Aspire V3 571G. It originally had Windows 7 installed but after sustaining some physical trauma it became unable to boot, judging by the scratching sound one of the hard drive's ...
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no internet connection wired/wifi with Ubuntu 13.10

I have the a problem ever since I made an update from 13.04 to 13.10. I can see the wifi networks but connection is not possible. Same with wired network too. I have atheros 9285 adapter in laptop. ...
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how to use internet of PC(PC is connected to internet through wifi) to android deivice?

the problem is my PC connected to internet through college wifi,so i cannot create wifi hotspot in PC to connect with the mobile,i found some results related to that ? by bluetooth (blueman bluetooth ...
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unbuntu 12.04 suddenly having trouble connecting to internet wireless or wired

I am not tech savvy, so please give me explicit instructions if you have a solution. This problem has gotten progressively worse. Here goes: I've been using Ubuntu 12.04 with a D-Link wireless ...
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I loose the wifi connection close to the router

I have a weird problem and I have no idea what is going on. From my room the wifi works good but as soon as I put my laptop next to the router I loose the connection and cannot reconnect. I have a ...
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Ethernet not working on 13.10

i'm new to Ubuntu and just install 13.10, all seems to be working however, i cannot connect to the internet, i have no wireless card and with the ethernet cable in, it looks as if it is searching for ...
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web page loading problem

I use Firefox in UBUNTU 12.04 for connecting to internet. Some of the web pages (randomly) load normally at some times and does not load at all at other times. (There is no problem in the web page as ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 makes me restart every time the Internet is down

I have Ubuntu 13.04, and the same thing happened with ubuntu 13.10. Every time the Internet is slow or down, the system is very slow. I need to restart the notebook or wait for about 15 or 20 minutes ...
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Firefox internet working on Live USB but not working on installed Ubuntu

Firefox works in a live USB session, but when I installed Ubuntu 13.10, Firefox was not working. I am confused what could be the reason. Is there something related to drivers or something which which ...
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Wireless problem not loading

Ubuntu 13.10 Wired connection works fine (30+ down, ~10 up) Wireless says it's connected but doesn't load. Have tried the IPv6 and disable n tricks. Didn't help at all. (so I didn't make them ...
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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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Internet lost on Ubuntu 13.10 When notebook closes

As soon as I close my laptop and reopen it later my wi-fi cuts out. I have gone to the drop down menu and clicked "enable networking" tried some other things in settings, but the only way to get my ...
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Parental Controls

Just updated my son's PC with saucy & wondered if there is a simple way of adding parental controls to it? I looked into DansGuardian but I don't have a server...and I'm not well versed in ...
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Integration multiple internet connections ISPUnity vs Ubuntu Bonding

I have Ubuntu 13.04 with 2 ethernet cards and a WiFi card. I also have 3 ISP connections. I have to configure linux to use all 3 connections. My main concern is to increase outgoing bandwidth (FTP ...
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Why are some websites not loading only in Ubuntu?

http://weather.yahooapis.com/forecastrss?w=2295386 is not loading, so my weather app is not working. However it is loading from Windows 7 running on same PC and connected to same network (pppoe/dsl ...
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How to share a internet connection using wireless to a galaxy note/2?

Currently I am using Tata Photon+ usb modem as my internet source. I need to share the network from my laptop to my Samsung Galaxy note 2 and samsung galaxy note. I tried searching many posts but it ...
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Failed to download repository information

Update manager says failed to download repository information. check your internet connection I am connected to internet. Update manager shows last update to be a month ago while I have responded ...
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How to reduce/control the bandwidth of a single IP on a network

I've got a bit of an issue where I have a few people using my internet connection simultaneously, however there is a single person on the network who insists on seeding their torrents 24/7 at my max ...
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Using eth0 for Network and eth1 for Internet

Hello there Ubuntu users. As the question title states, I would like to know if eth0 can be used for local network, and eth1 used as NAT internet (if you use vbox for host-only servers, you'll know ...