Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Intermittent and very poor wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04

I have a brand new desktop PC with Ubuntu 14.04 OS. The Wifi (Using dongle, Mobile Broadband) connection is extremely poor and intermittent. Please suggest solution to fix the issue. Thanks. I was ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no wlan0 interface

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an Acer e5-571-31KM. Dmesg and lspci output indicate a wireless Network adapter was found, but according to ifconfig there is no wlan0 interface. Unfortunately I have no ...
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network isuses stays conected but if i use transmition or steam to download somthing internet stops working

If I use transmission or steam to download somthing steam will say not conected and transmition stops download and says unknown and all net functions stop bit it stays conected but this only happens ...
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Does ubuntu wifi sharing process support samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1?

:) Lately, I have been trying to share my internet to my android tab(Samsung Galaxy tab 2, 10.1) via Wifi hotspot. What I did: I have used KDE network manager to create a wifi(shared) profile with ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Wired Network Connection does not work

Running Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop I can connect to the internet wirelessly no problem but when I try to connect to the router via a lan cable I am unable to get a connection. It seems I am unable to ...
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find and connect to wireless camera

I've got an old wireless camera/baby monitor... (4 years old) Worked with an old windows machine that quit some time ago. On the old windows machine it connected via a wireless dongle and software ...
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setting up a new wifi in ubuntu 14.04?

Are there any drivers required to setup wifi connectivity using a new router in ubuntu 14.04 like in windows we need extra drivers each and everything ?
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WPA2-Personal Wireless issues

I've been having a major struggle getting my machine connected to my personal network at home. Here is my current setup: I have a Lenovo5536 running Ubuntu server 14.04. I cannot use Ethernet to ...
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Howto: use Ubuntu 14.04 with radius to emulate an ISP

I have an old dual-core machine with Ubuntu 14.04 installed, i decided to make use of it to share internet access for a residence, but i want it on the ISP style, that means a DNS server to resolve ...
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dhcpd server not listening to second interface

I have a 12.04 server which is happily responding to dhcp requests on eth1 (172.16.1.1). Now I have set-up a second interface on eth2 (172.16.2.1). I can ping this interface all right and even ...
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14.04 connects but does not route

After loading Ubuntu 14.04 LTS onto a clean hard drive from a thumb drive with the ISO extracted image onto my HP Pavilion dv7-6b32us, it would connect wireless, but not route or access the internet ...
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How can I setup Ubuntu to act as a VPN router?

I have a PC with Ubuntu installed on it. The PC has two ethernet port, I would like to connect to the Cisco VPN server using eth0 and the other port(eth1) to connect to a switch. How can I setup to ...
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Kernel 3.18 causes pptp VPN to fail if UFW is enabled

Folks, I would like to submit a bug ("i think"), but i first wanted to check with this community to: see if it is really a bug, and not a feature or an ID10T error get your advice on what files i ...
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What are the IP addresses and port numbers for Ubuntu update sites?

I need the IP addresses and port numbers of the Ubuntu update sites to be able to perform updates on my systems as we can only open specific ports to specific IP addresses. Can anyone help? Thanks in ...
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What could cause “Waiting for network configuration” + 2 minutes unskippable hanging at boot when no network interfaces are configured?

After installation of a bunch of unknown programs (the program causing the problem must have been in the long list of dependencies, /var/log/dpkg.log contains > 38000 entries for the relevant dates) ...
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How do I rectify this sharing error?

I've had some difficulties with samba on a new installation. I right clicked on a folder and selected local network share. Samba installation succeeded, but the libpam-smbpass installation following ...
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ip_forward wont stay enabled after reboot

Using Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS I've changed net.ipv4.ip_forward to 1 in /etc/sysctl.conf and when I run sudo sysctl -p it works no problem but after a reboot ip_forward is back to 0. After a reboot ...
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Change iface when internet is slow bash script

Need help with script that will change eth1 or eth2 ( to auto set different route ). I have eth0 that is shared to lan and two different gateways (routers), one on eth1 and second on eth2. For now ...
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Looking for network surveillance tool

I sometimes use / test software that cannot be found in the apt tree. The software comes from all over the internet. When executing the software I create an extra user for this particular software and ...
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FCOE Interface Connectivity Issue

We are trying to initialize FCOE interface for EMC SAN (vnx7600) Connectivity using open FCOE utilis on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS with Broadcom (brcm 10gbe 4p 57840s-kbndc) network card. But we are able to ...
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How to set a mlppp server

i have two internet connections in my house and i was thinking of combining them to have better speed and reliability. My thought is to have each router in a lan, so 192.168.1.1 for eth 1 and ...
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Ubuntu server connecting to VPN

I'm trying to connect a computer running ubuntu-server to an L2TP/IPSec VPN server. However, the only information I can find is for the Desktop edition. I want to connect all my servers to one ...
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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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Can't read permanent MAC address and adapter has no association?

I'm using a Rosewill RNX-n180ube USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu 12.04 64x. I've found two things to be strange that I want to fix. To start, when I put the connection down to use mac changer I get ...
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create range dhcp and give guest static IP adress

Hi i need some help with setting up my ip-addresses for my vm guest and im kinda lost here. To make it more clear for me lets say i have 10 ip-addresses (192.168.1.0 till 192.168.1.10) and i want to ...
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Problem with NIS configuration

I tried to configure NIS in a server and a client both running Ubuntu 14.04 following this guide and this official guide. After a reboot the client machine got locked with this message several times ...
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openssh: Permission denied

I am new to ubuntu and just started to configure my first ubuntu server. The problem is with openssh. I made openssh server using tasksel. Forwarded port 22 on router to Server IP. In the local ...
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TL-WN881ND disconnects within a minute of use

New to ubuntu, need some help with wifi. I've gone through two TP-Link usb wifi adapters (AC600, 'archer', was never supported) and TL-WN727N (appears to have the newer chipset which is as of late ...
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wifi hacking commands not working, airmon-ng not working ? [on hold]

im using a dell inspiron 15r 5537 laptop with win 8.1 x64 .I have installed vmware workstation 10 and created a virtual machine for Backtrack r5 3 ubuntu..i am having trouble with the wireless card. ...
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Is there an app which I can check the temperature of my PCI network card?

I have tried Hardinfo and sensors, but they don't look to meet what I'm looking for.
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Domain Name Server & hacking

I purchased an Apple desktop computer for my personal use. I am the only person who would be using it, & my primary use was for my own artwork & photo editing. This is my first computer & ...
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how to Set up a network in 14.04 in a VM

I have installed 14.04 Ubuntu in my VM, after log in, I cannot connect to internet. Neither WiFi nor Ethernet, tried all possibilities. PC configuration Dell inspiron, chipset Intel i5...
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Can't reach server on eth0 when connected to OpenVPN on tun0

I have a desktop (Utopic) and a home server (Trusty) connected to a home router. The router is set to forward some ports to the server. When I connect the server to an OpenVPN provider (on tun0 ...
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how to connect to gateway using Knoppix [on hold]

I have been trying to connect my pc to my router. When I ping it, I get "destination host unreachable". I've statically assigned ip. Included below are the results of my diagnosis. If anyone can ...
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Cant connect to other networks

I have a HP laptop running Ubuntu. I was able to connect to my home wireless network without any problems. When I tried using it at work, I couldn't connect. I can click on the network desired, but ...
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What is wrong with my network card? [on hold]

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in my laptop. It can connect the Internet in my working space in Ubuntu OS, but it cannot in my residence. I don't know why. In windows system, the laptop can connect the ...
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snmpwalk -Of does not display textual OID

We are having problem running this snmpwalk on Ubuntu server 14.04. snmpwalk -v 2c -Of -c public localhost Or snmpwalk -v 2c -Of -m SNMPv2-MIB -c public localhost Both of them do not display the ...
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Can't reach my cloud from internet

I installed Openstack on a VM with Ubuntu, now i want to reach my cloud from internet, someone can give me some tips? I'm not so pro on network managing.
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12 ubuntu PCs in LAN : None getting connected via Samba

Well i know this is not a new question to this community but the problem is surely very new I have got 12 pcs in our office which is ubuntu based. All of them are connected via lan wire or wifi. ...
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Cannot access some smb share

I was working in windows domain from local Ubuntu account and accessed all windows shares by typing every time my windows login\pass Then I joined my machine to our domain and started to use my domain ...
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Ubuntu doesn't connect to ethernet, it works only on second connection

I have ubuntu 14.04 running on a lenovo w540 About a month ago suddenly I had no ethernet connection, At the begining it worked only if I type sudo dhclient -v eth0 I played a little bit, and re ...
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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 guest network issue

On my Mac host, in Virtualbox->Settings->Network, I chose Bridged Adapter and en1 Wi-Fi (Airport) interface, check marked Cable Connected. On the ubuntu guest, eth0 is assigned ip address in the same ...
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Unstable wifi problems with PAU06 usb internet and ubuntu 14.04

I'm using the Panda Wireless PAUD6 usb internet adapter and I'm having problems keeping a consistent connection. It seems to go out frequently and sometimes I have to remove the adapter and plug it ...
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Cannot Connect via Wireless Router, but can connect via Ethernet

Hope someone can help. I just installed Ubuntu 14.10. Everything is okay, except it does not recognize any wireless networks. I can connect with no problems via wired Ethernet. I did install " ...
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IBM T500 pro/wireless 5100 AGN wireless card blocked ath5k

First, I am going to reinstall and use the try than install etc. I still would like to understand why this happened and how to maybe fix it for the future. When I was testing out what versions of ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 - Lenovo E420 - Wireless is not working

Earlier till ubuntu 14.04 the wireless was working for lenovo thinkpad E420, in ubuntu 14.10 it stopped working. Earlier for ubuntu 12.10 Modified /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf and put an entry near ...
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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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Wifi gone after installing backport of ath10k

......Hello I got a situation when I tried to install the ath10k driver for a 802.11ac supported wireless card by installing the backport releases. My system is ubuntu 14.04, and my current kernel ...
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Mount Windows File Share and acces them on ubuntu 14.04 server

I have created a windows file share windows server 2012 on one of the data centre and i want to access the file share in another data centre on ubuntu server 14.04 I am able to ping both the machines ...