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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How do I remove the long name given to my internet connection?

The other day my computer randomly started displaying the full name of my ethernet controller as you can see here: I'm fine with it saying Ethernet Controller like it used to but having the whole ...
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Modem not responding wvdial ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 yesterday(22 dec,2015). I installed wvdial and made some changes to /etc/wvdial.conf file. Connected my usb cdma 1x modem with usim of UTL Nepal. Then i typed sudo ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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Wifi connects but internet not working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have tried other solutions posted on this forum but nothing seems to work. Right now I am wired to the Internet. Please help. Edit: i) Command: lsb_release -a Output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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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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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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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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If a download takes more than a certain amount of time it slows down incredibly or stops completely and has to be restarted, why is this?

I have recently noticed that if I am downloading anything, whether it is an upgrade through apt, a file through Firefox or qTox, or basically anything else, if it takes more than from 30 seconds to 2 ...
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Connecting to the internet

I had someone set up my server, but we had a falling out and that's no longer an option. My computer can't even seem to detect my mouse and it says it can't connect to the internet. I can't do my ...
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Installing wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131 Version : E1 on Ubuntu 15.04

I followed the steps mention in How to install wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131? for installation But I am getting the below error after entering the make command: make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= -C ...
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Prevent Ubuntu from recognizing phone as mobile broadband

The WiFi module in my laptop is currently broken and in the meantime I tried to use my phone as a WiFi module. I connect my phone to a WiFi (mobile data is disabled) and plug in my phone to the laptop ...
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I can't create ssh chain tunnel

I have two remote Ubuntu servers - vps1 and vps2. I want to create ssh tunnel for Firefox, that runs on my PC, to connect first to vps1 and then from vps1 to vps2. This doesn't have to be implemented ...
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Internet slowness upon upgrading to 15.04

Strangest problem upon upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04—The internet will work fine for a few seconds and then get extremely, noticably slow. Then it will come back after two minutes or so for a few seconds ...
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Trouble with wired connection

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and having problems connecting to a wired connection. My computer is having problems connecting to the network. Up until now, I have been able to solve this problem by doing ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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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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Slow internet on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Vaio FitFlip Laptop and I dual booted it with Windows and Ubuntu. The problem is, when I'm in another room where the wireless signal is not really strong, the Internet connection goes really ...
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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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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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How to connect Ubuntu to University LAN (Windows, Dynamic IPs) to use Internet

I have recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu so I don't know much about it. The issue is that I am unable to connect my Ubuntu laptop with the computer laboratory of my university via LAN cable so ...
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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 guest can't connect to internet or ping host

I have a virtual machine running Ubuntu using VMware, and the host is running Linux Mint. In the virtual machine, when I try to ping the host, I get Destination Host Unreachable. When I try to ping ...
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Connects to wifi but no internet access

Wifi is fine though, since my other ubuntu notebook connects without problems. ethernet is working aswell (thats how im postinng here) Ping: snckrs@sculptor:~$ ping 8.8.8.8 PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8) ...
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Wireless connection active but no internet

I have Ubuntu 16.04 installed on a Asus F555LA-AB31 laptop. I can access the internet just fine on my home wireless network, however I can't seem to connect to the internet on the wireless network at ...
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Blueman in Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to connect my Android phone via bluetooth to my computer's ethernet connection, but this seems not to work in Ubuntu 16.04 with blueman. I followed the steps in Internet connection sharing ...
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How can I make Ubuntu 16.04 tell that my connection to internet is limited

Since last few days I'm facing connectivity issues as my service provider is changing the fibre cables. As a result, my connection keeps toggling between " connected" and "Connected but No Internet". ...
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Lost network after update

I am having a problem with lost internet connectivity after an update. I am getting the system network service are not compatible with this version. I have done the research and found the fix of ...
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stop using internet when screen blanks

Related: When my screen is locked, will running processes/internet connection be halted? This is related, but exactly the opposite is desired. I recently installed the (really terrific) Radio Tray, ...
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OpenVPN: internet lost

I have installed OpenVPN on my computer which is running Ubuntu 14.04. Basically when I try to run OpenVPN, I lose access to the Internet. I tried to turn off ufw,to change my nameserver and also I ...
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Wireless suddenly ceased to work

Until recently my wifi worked fine, but suddenly it ceased to connect to the wifi network. I can see the network on the wifi list but the connection fails. I'm pretty sure it's not a hardware issue, ...