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

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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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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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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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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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Wifi seems network but stops at requesting Wifi address

I just installed Lubuntu on my Packard Bell Easynote R3500. Network by cable works like a charm but Wifi does not. Wifi sees the networks but when connecting to it it keeps hanging at 'Requesting a ...
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edit connection in network manager puzzling me

I'm slightly puzzled with the information listed in my edit connections of network manager. I'm the only one who uses my laptop and I've only connected to one network via wireless. However in the ...
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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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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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wlan0 gets an IP, but can't access the internet (or ping the router)

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I can access the internet without problem at work via wi-fi, and I used to do that at home, but my internet provider changed my modem (which now has a native router) and things ...
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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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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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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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Internet trouble ubuntu 14.04, no upload speed

I'm new to Ubuntu and have some issues regarding my Wifi connection. I have searched this website for a fix, but nothing has helped (just did a fresh install). My wireless card is built in to my ...
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Wi-fi does not work, although connected

Recently I have made a clean Ubuntu 14.04 installation. I used the bootable-DVD installer. Since system was set-up I started to configure the wireless connection. After entering the credentials ...
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Setting up hotspot with hostapd & udhcpd on wlan0 with internet on eth0

[Ubuntu 12.04] I am trying to achieve a simple configuration that uses the Internet from eth0 and sets up a hot-spot on wlan0. But my requirements has constraint of not using NetworkManager. And I am ...
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Getting internet connection through eth0 and wlan0 simultaneously

I have disabled network manager on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to do manual configuration: 1) Connect to Internet through eth0 SUCCEEDED by using ifconfig eth0 up dhclient eth0 ----> I am able ...
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Can't access internet via ad hoc in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got very weird situation. I have PC with ethernet and wireless. On PC I've created ad hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to connect it with my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. What is weird: ...
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Wi-Fi automatically gets disconnected

Laptop : Lenovo ThinkPad x120e Router : Netgear N-150 wireless router WGR614v10 OS : Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, 64 bit Problem is, sometimes my netgear wi-fi connection automatically gets disconnected, more ...
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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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Get result of internet traffic monitor for particular period in ubuntu server

Nginx is serving webpages from ubuntu server. Once or twice in a week I get warning mail from the cloud server provider says The amount of transferred data has exceeded the limit: The amount of ...
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Why the programs don't connect to internet except for the browser?

I solved a problem of getting a "DNS resolving failed" in my computer, now I can surf through internet with the browser without problems but programs, such as: dropbox, spotify, mendeley desktop ...
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I can ping but can't browse

I have Xubuntu 14.04 with the latest update and having issues connecting to the university's network. I'm running xubuntu on my chromebook and the internet works at home but I just started school and ...
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Unable to use Internet (hosts unknown) after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 - DNS Resolv.conf problem

I upgraded my PC two days ago from 12.04 (desktop) to 14.04 (desktop). Since then, I am unable to surf on the internet. More exactly, I have the connection (wired) but not host resolving. I have ...
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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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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 ...
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Internet not working, network card may be disabled

Hey so I have been using Linux for a few weeks now for school. I am at this part where I have to ping websites and paste screen shots of my terminal use. I have been struggling for the past couple ...
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Restrict ap-hotspot to connect to a fixed number of devices or only to known devices

I use ap-hotspot (http://www.webupd8.org/2013/06/how-to-set-up-wireless-hotspot-access.html) to share LAN connection on my Ubuntu PC to my Android mobile. I want to know if I can restrict the ...
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Using mobile phone's internet through bluetooth

How can I connect to a mobile phone through a bluetooth connection to use the mobile phone's internet connection?
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RTL8723AE PCIe driver problem

I have looked at this question but I get this error while compiling and am unable to load the module afterwards: make -C /lib/modules/3.13.0-24-generic/build ...
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Wifi is connected but internet can't be accessed

I have a HP 110-mini laptop dual booting Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. I am trying to build LFS. But recently, my internet access just went off. It says I am connected to the wifi and I can access the ...
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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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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 ...