Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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BigFishGames client can't connect to internet

I'm running Wine, and PlayOnLinux. I have an internet connection, or I wouldn't have been able to install either, download the client, or post here. I downloaded the BigFishGames client, and ...
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How can I get rid of Dns bad config Error

I am browsing the internet and its working fine but every now and then when a page is loading I get this DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_BAD_CONFIG error or ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error only when I reload the ...
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How to detect and implement wireless drivers on Gateway MX6446 Laptop?

I recently installed Ubuntu on my friend's laptop because Windows wasn't running well, but the wireless hardware may not be detected, or I may not have the appropriate drivers(?). I tried these ...
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Different SOCKS proxy for each local machine

I have a local network of N hosts, connected to a local router running Kerio. I also have a Hetzner server running, which is authenticated to access a number of SOCKS proxies. I'm looking for ...
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How do I get my wireless card working

Hello guys I have problem with changing wifi channel on my wireless card. I am in Norway at the moment and I live in Bosnia, when I came here I can't find home network. My theory is that I have ...
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Routing traffic over p2p1 and tun0 correctly

I have been trawling these questions and trying many different solutions to get this working, but I seem to have a problem with getting my routing set up correctly. I have a box installed in a network ...
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USB Mobile internet and ethernet not recognized on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having problem with recognizing ethernet and Mobile internet. I am able to connect to wifi, but Ubuntu 14.04 doesen't recognize ethernet and Mobile. My ethernet cable is pluged in, and so is my ...
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Beaglebone: usb0 interface not showing up

I recently installed Ubuntu 14 on my BeagleBone from armhf.com. However, I'm unable to ssh into my Beaglebone over USB. Running ifconfig, I discovered that there is the usb0 interface is not showing ...
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Create a client socket with ubuntu sdk

A week ago I have installed the Ubuntu SDK. So I'm new and I can't create a client socket that receive a text message from a server, puts the message in a variable and close the connection for my BQ ...
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Cisco Packet Tracer 6.2 not working Properly when Desktop icon is used

I installed Cisco packet tracer Student 6.2 version on Ubuntu 14.04. When I run "PacketTracer6" in /usr/local/bin/PacketTracer6Student/bin/ application works properly. When I run .desktop file on ...
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Samba share folder on ubuntu server

I want to share file on my ubuntu server, I want to give permission on read and write for all people [temporaire] path = /samba/temporaire browsable = yes writable = yes guest ok = yes read only = no ...
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Default entry for /etc/network/interfaces

I accidentally removed everything inside my laptop's /etc/network/interfaces file. Now it does not find any WiFi network/SSID I Tried to change to this but it still has problem: auto lo Iface lo ...
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How can I disable wlan for a specific user account

I would like to disable wlan for some users while keeping it enabled for other users. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. It is important that the user accounts for which wlan is disabled should come up that ...
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IP PORT forward request through VPN

I premise I'm not a network expert, so please don't blame me if I'm going to write something fool. I applied the instructions here: IP/PORT forward requests to another server to make the same ...
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How to send USSD codes using Modem Manager GUI?

Whenever I try to run USSD codes via Modem Manager GUI, I get weird output. How to convert it to readable format?
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Keepalived on wlan0 Ubuntu 15.04 not working

Keepalived works just fine when I configure it for eth0 (when I actually plug in ethernet cable) but not for wlan0. My /etc/keepalived/keepalived.conf looks like this: global_defs { # machine name ...
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What does the procps upstart job start on condition need to be to properly apply sysctl.conf IPv6 settings?

In ubuntu 14.04 disabling IPv6 via sysctl.conf does not work. Though the settings are applied on startup, both /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6 and sysctl net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 ...
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'Disconnected: You are now offline'

I am new to Linux and this group as well. So, please let me know if any more information is needed from my side related to the issue I am facing. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. And I am currently ...
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Wifi performance problems with iwlwifi on 15.04 x64 with kernel 3.19.0-22

I have recently been given a laptop with an Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1000 card. When I connect to a network, speed maxes out around 11Mbps TCP and 23Mbps UDP (measured with iperf3). wlan0 ...
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Android studio on Ubuntu doesnt connects to API server

So I am working on a app which is created by a fellow programmer who is now not available. When I run the app via android studio it starts normally but when I click on login button on the login screen ...
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Linking to local files on a Windows file server share

I tried to find a similar topic, but failed to do so. So I am asking the question here. At our company I am running a pilot to get Ubuntu on our machines, as it would solve a lot of our problems. ...
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cannot browse although connected to internet

yesterday i tried to install a management system into my 12.04 ubuntu. I tried to edit the repository in sources.list using sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list . I am not sure whether i type it ...
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Network keeps disconnecting

I am very new to Ubuntu so here is my issue. I installed Ubuntu and everything worked fine but my network is not working as it keep disconnecting. I have looked and I have done: sudo ishw-c network ...
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Ubuntu network card wifi not working

So I recently installed Xubuntu on my laptop, dualbooted with Windows. Everything works perfectly on the Windows side, but in Xubuntu, for some reason it doesn't either recognise or it can't access ...
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Can't connect to archive.canonical.com

This is a problem that has been driving me insane. Whenever I use the terminal to download anything, updates or programs, I can't get past 0% while it says, [Connecting to archive.canonical.com ...
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For a 32-bit Ubuntu 14.04 install, How to install Broadcom wireless 32 bit drivers offline

I have found the steps for doing this with the 64 bit installation of Ubuntu, and I assume that the steps are the same for the most part with the exception of the actual files used. I need some ...
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Dell Vostro 270 ethernet in Ubuntu 14.10

I upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 14.10. The eth0 stopped working :-/ . Here is the lsmod, lspci, lsmod Module Size Used by xt_conntrack 12760 1 ipt_MASQUERADE ...
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ThinkPad T510 14.04 Server LTS x64 No WiFi after installation

I've been having trouble with the wireless card while installing 14.04 Server LTS x64 on my Lenovo ThinkPad T510. I'm familiar with Linux but I am no power user. I'm installing from a USB drive. ...
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How do I get the linksys WUSB6300 wireless adapter to work on linux

I've been using the Linksys USB6300 Adapter but when I switched to Ubuntu it stopped working since its only compatible with Windows. I've tried using ndiswrapper and although it says my windows driver ...
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No internet access after system update

So I've just install some various updates that shows up. After system reboot I've lost internet access... Please help me with this :( I'm using kubuntu 14.10 on VirtualBox Network Adapter 1 is ...
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Cannot access internet via proxy after installing XDM

I recently installed Xtream Download Manager on Ubuntu 14.04. After that I am unable to access to internet via our university proxy server. But in /etc/environment, /etc/apt/apt.conf, and env my proxy ...
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Is there a browser version of Thunderbird or equivalent

Is there a "Thunderbird-like" browser application? I have to allow a user to setup multiple email accounts to sync with a "mailbox" app that has the same functionality as Thunderbird but is based on ...
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Network (LAN) stops working randomly - reconnecting helps

I randomly have the problem on my 15.04 that the Internet connection via LAN stops working. This often happens directly after boot, but sometimes also just in the middle of a surfing session without ...
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ubuntu 14.04 suddenly none of the network is working

Net work was functional for the sytem and it stopped working. Nm-tool says state:disconnected iwconfig says lo no wireless extension.
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Two browsers, two internet connections, eth0 and wlan0

I would like to use both eth0 and wlan0 at the same time in different browsers.(say eth0 for Firefox and wlan0 for Chrome). Requests to eth0 should be governed by a proxy server and the wlan0 should ...
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configure two LAN cards on a local server and access a locally hosted web app on LAN and on internet

I have a ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine running as local server (I have a web app running on it). I have two questions as below. 1] How to configure two LAN cards on the above server ? 2] After ...
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Minidlna server only appearing after restart

I've got minidlna running, and it seems to be working perfectly, with one catch. The television can't see it when searching for servers. After starting the television and unsuccessfully searching, I ...
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Cannot get into Windows workgroup network

i have 2 computers, one uses Windows 7 x64 and the other is a laptop using Ubuntu 15.04 x64, i am trying to access Ubuntu files from Windows by sharing the file i want to access, but Windows does not ...
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Sharing printer on Ubuntu machine with Windows 7 machine

I have set up an HP 5610 to print in Ubuntu 14.10. Also have installed Samba, set the printer to be browseable, and set the guest account as OK. It's only recently that I started with Linux and I ...
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Terribly slow WiFi connection; was perfectly fine on Win 8.1

I'm having some trouble with my WiFi connection for some odd reason. This is my second time installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, which the first time I remember having the same problem, but I managed to fix ...
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unable to use wifi on sony vaio duo 13 SVD13215CGB

I'm new to linux and I've recently installed ubuntu 15.04 onto my 16GB thumbdrive. The issue is that it has no wifi capability. lspci shows: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM ...
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Ubuntu wifi problems with new router

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and have recently installed a new TP-LINK TL-WR841N Wireless N router at my home. Since then websites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Stackoverflow itself are not properly ...
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Setting up network for two places with different static IP addresses by script

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'd like to use it at home and at work. At home it could get a DHCP address or a static address 192.168.2.x but at work it must get the static IP address 10.10.34.122. I ...
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Broadcom wireless network driver won't install offline

My Ubuntu 14.04 does not have network access. I tried installing the driver as explained here but it doesn't work. I get the exact same error message as ln78 complains about. Pilot6 responded to this ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN server

I'm facing issues when trying to connect to a windows vpn server. On my win 8 I can connect without problem; when I go to my ubuntu I can't connect to the vpn. It is the same desktop, so the same ...
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Can connect to the Wifi but can't access the internet

I am using Dell Insipiron 5521 and have installed Ubuntu 14.04 about a month ago. I have always used Ethernet to access the internet (it works pretty well) but whenever i try to access internet ...
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Wifi runs well with Other router other than Netgear

I have sony vaio laptop with ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. My machine connects to netgear router but can't load any data from it. like i can't ping google.com It gives me 100% packet loss. and ...
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Connect To Lubuntu Server Via SFTP From Web

I have a Lubuntu machine which I use as my main home file backup. I have a Wordpress blog which I would like to backup using a plugin. The plugin allows backup to FTP/SFTP, so this seems the best ...
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Wifi problem on 14.04

Even when I was using Windows XP, I could only use the internet with my ethernet cable plugged in, I could never search for WiFi networks. I thought switching to Ubuntu might fix it as new drivers ...
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How can I sync a folder on my Desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) into a folder on a server in my network?

How can I sync a folder on my Desktop (Ubuntu 12.04) into a folder on a server in my network which requires a password for authentication and being connected via port 714. How can I include the ...