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Wireless not working on Asus F552CL-SX049H

I tried Ubuntu 14.04 live on my Asus F552CL-SX049H, and the wireless is not working. Running lspci gives the following result: [...] 03:00.0 Network controller: MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn ...
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start ntpd -qg after network connection

I'm trying to synchronise 2 machines that connected over ad-hoc network. None of the computers are connected to the internet. One computer doesn't have a Real Time Clock, so everytime i reset it, its ...
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Eth0 not working in ubuntu 13.10 minimal anymore

I installed ubuntu 13.10 minimal without any problems on my htpc and it worked very well a few weeks. What confused me in the beginning, was the name of the network device named p19p1. Never heard of ...
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Internet Problem in Ubuntu 14.04 , After Upgrading from 12.04

I Recently Upgraded my 12.04 Ubuntu System to 14.04 , But After Upgrading to 14.04 , I have been facing the following problems , 1) Wifi and Ethernet gets connected to the network , but I am Unable ...
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DSL connection in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Windows7. I am unable to use the LAN in ubuntu.I have made a DSL connection in ubuntu with username and password provided by the ISP. I also checked ...
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Network connection error after suspend Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and a DSL connection for internet. However, whenever I suspend and resume my session, I'm no longer able to connect to the internet. Could someone help me fix this?
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WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Under networking menu at the top, it is not showing any WiFi options. How to get Wifi working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?
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Nintendo DS unable to aquire ip from ubuntu 12.04

I want to connect my Nintendo DS (does not support WPA or Ad-Hoc) to the internet, but i can't just change the encryption from WPA to WEP every time i do so, so i connected my pc via ethernet cable to ...
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How to configure a lan connection for to computers in ubuntu 14.04

I am a student and I really need this for a project. I need to know how can I configure a LAN connection in ubuntu . where should I start from? which commands should be used in terminal?
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What happens when we cancel apt-get install manually or due to network failure

hi today I was installing mongodb using apt-get its 114 mb download , when apt-get was running I lost network connection so downloading stopped so cancelled it using Ctrl + c . Later when my ...
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'proto' field in 'ip route add'

I have added two routes using: ip route add 100.100.200.0/24 via 100.100.100.1 proto 89 and a different protocol number. My question is if this 'proto' number is same as IP protocol numbers (i.e ...
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Terminal fails to connect to my shcool's wifi

I am trying to connect to Wi-Fi of my school. It connects to Internet, and I am able to run it on firefox but it fails to work on terminal. I get these outcomes: kadir@kadir:~$ sudo iwconfig eth0 ...
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What the difference between 'ip -6 route' and 'route -A inet6'?

I use the following commands to add a default route entry whose next hop is fe80::20c:29ff:fe75:b579: sudo route -A inet6 add default gw fe80::20c:29ff:fe75:b579 dev eth0 sudo ip -6 route add default ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is sony VPCEH15EN. In the early releases of Ubuntu like 12.04 and 13.10 my bluetooth used to work properly. But now in Ubuntu 14.04 it is not working. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Error Shows Failed to Bring up eth1

We try to implement The ubuntu server as Gateway. There are two NIC cards . One is for Internet and another is for LAN. eth0 is up but eth1 is failed to up. i need to configure eth0 as address ...
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How to fix a “Software caused connection abort” error in Ubuntu 14.04?

I just performed a clean install (not an upgrade) to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit, PC desktop ISO) on a PC that previously had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Upon trying to restore my \home directory from a Samba ...
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Wifi adaptor isn't recognized by Ubuntu 13.10

I have an Pavilion G6-1d80NR with a Realtek RTL8188CE WiFi card. I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 alongside Windows 7 and aside from having to tweak the nomodest setting from the Ubuntu setup ...
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Cannot connect to wireless in Lubuntu 14.04

I have tried all afternoon to fix this, but now I give up. I am trying to set up an old XP PC with Lubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly fine, except for the wireless connection. Connecting with ethernet ...
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Juniper network connect on Ubuntu 14.04 cannot find 32 bit Java

I have Ubuntu x64 and trying to install Juniper network connect. Installed 64bit jre/jdk, icedtea and 32bit jre sudo apt-get install openjdk-7-jre icedtea-7-plugin sudo apt-get install ...
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How to setup a Netgear Wnda3100v2 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have never been a Linux user before (I'm familiar with Windows 7) and I would like some help on setting up the Netgear Wnda3100v2 wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have the installation ...
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DHCP Server & Client

So I'm having a bit of trouble getting my DHCP server to assign and IP address to my clients. I have the dhcpd.conf file configured to assign a range of IP address to my clients as follows: ...
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Network connection stops working after establishing bluetooth connection with a device

On Ubuntu 12.04 after connecting via bluetooth to speakers (which work and sounds goes through) the network connection stops working. Network interface is there, wireless connection is there (full bar ...
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Access samba share from other linux client

First of all, I'm a long-time Windows user and thought I should try something new. So be easy on me and pardon in ahead if i don't get all that linux mumble-jumble ;) So i installed a Ubuntu Server ...
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Network indicator disappeared in Lubuntu [on hold]

I just upgraded to Lubuntu 14.04 from 13.10 successufully, via do-release-upgrade. But after reboot, I found that the network indicator has been disappeared, so I cannot switch different network ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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Network connected, no internet

On laptop that I have been using for more than a year, Ubuntu stopped allowing me direct access to the internet. It is a dual boot machine, if I reboot using my other Ubuntu install, I have ...
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unable to connect local server with ssh?

i'm using ubuntu 13.04 64-bit. when i'm trying to connect with the local server it gives me following message and asking paasword even though it is configured with server. ...
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Synergy works one way only?

I am running two Ubuntu 12.04 machines connected to the university network. One is a desktop and the other a X230t Lenovo laptop. They are both wired(eth0) to the same network. I am trying to get ...
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Wireless connection error for SOME networks

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything about wireless was ok until I come to work. 14.04 recognized & successfully connected to my home wireless network but it does not connect to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi disconnection many time per hour [on hold]

I have notebook HP ProBook 455 G1 (H0W30EA). Yesterday I am install ubuntu 14.04 last release. And my ubuntu 14.04 wi-fi connecting is bad and second OS windows (wi-fi connection) at this notebook ...
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Is there a way so show mounted servers in the Unity launcher

I connect to several servers, which when mounted show up under network in Nautilus, however they don't show up in the Unity launcher. Is there a way to make them show up there just like the normal ...
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How can I unlock ports to access server via url?

some weeks ago I've prepared a virtual server in Virtualbox. It has the following specifications: OS: Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS Arch: 32 bits RAM: 1 GB Virtual Hard Disk Size: 360 GB Network adpaters: ...
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Could someone give me the overview for adding to the kernel?

I've built my own kernels in Gentoo before so I'm no novice. I just did the dist-upgrade for xubuntu to 14.04 but alas the new kernel image wont support my Wireless NIC. Thank Goodness I still had ...
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What are my network and computer IP addresses?

I'm trying to configure my locally-connected (USB) HP Deskjet F380 All-in-One to work with SANE and some PDF software (as per the instructions at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/sane.d%20tutorial ...
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kubuntu 14.04 - wireless connects but cannot ping or navigate

I just installed kubuntu 14.04. Wi-fi scans correctly the networks, connects correctly via WPA to the wifi network, but can't ping 8.8.8.8 or navigate. Any hints? Here follows a report: ########## ...
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Wifi[Model:MT7630e] and Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using HP Pavilion 15 -no11tu which has been awarded the status of Enabled for Ubuntu. i.e. all the hardware are certified by Ubuntu but still no drivers available. The Same problem was with ...
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LAN Network won't connect(13.10 and now 14.04) [on hold]

I have a problem that I can't conect to my network on Ubuntu 14.04(also not working on 13.10). It's a TTLS/PAP authentication, the thing is, it keep me asking to enter my password(even password is ...
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Port issue while doing telnet

I am facing some issue while doing telnet on my VM (Ubuntu 12). I've configured service in xinetd.d and restarted xinetd service. But don't know why facing issue while trying to check if port opened ...
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VirtualBox: Simulate network and DHCP Server - cant reach hosts

I have 4 Virtual Machines with VirtualBox and I want to set up a virtual network like this: The VMs have multiple eth interfaces using "Internal Networking" mode in Virtualbox. My goal is to be ...
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Only HTTPS sites are opening

After updating my Ubuntu 13.10 on 14 April 2014, I am not able to access HTTP sites while HTTPS sites are working perfectly both in Firefox and Chrome. My OpenSSL is built on: Mon Apr 7 20:33:19 UTC ...
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PPTP VPN won't reconnect after faluire

I configured a PPTP vpn in /etc/network/interfaces this way: auto tunnel iface tunnel inet ppp provider server1 The link is correctly broken up on boot or when I issue ifup tunnel, but when it ...
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Start wicd before waiting for network configuration

I have a small, usually headless media server at home, and I'm attempting to change its primary network interface from wired ethernet to WiFi. To that end, I installed wicd, which seems to be great ...
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How do I with ufw deny all outgoing ports excepting the ones I need?

I did the following: ufw default deny outgoing, sudo ufw allow out 80 which I thought would let me use the Internet but didn't can y'all help? Also are there any other ports used by Ubuntu for which ...
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How do I connect to internet?

i have installed 12.10 in my laptop pc. but i am unable to connect to internet. it automatically gets disconnected after a minute. moreover everytime i use to download anything from ubuntu software ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 LTS Network problem

Ok everyone, I am "sorta" new to ubuntu and am now running a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server. I did a basic install of 12.04 lts 64-bit. After initial boot I logged in and ran 'sudo apt-get update'. After ...
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Cannot scp/rsync into live cd [duplicate]

I'm trying to scp into a box running 12.04 32bit livecd. The machines are connected to same switch & can ping each other just fine. I use the usual args, eg- scp -rp ...
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IP address not displaying corectly [on hold]

Someone brute forced into my Ubuntu computer so I wanted to have my IP changed. I called the ISP, but they said they have no control over the DHPC servers for their company. I turned off the modem ...
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How to edit /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts and similar files and why they can (not) be edited

I a trying to edit the following file (ls -alstr output): 0 -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Apr 15 17:07 /proc/sys/net/ipv4/icmp_echo_ignore_broadcasts Unfortunately, if I try to edit it with vim or simply ...
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Ubuntu Version too old for WPA/WPA2? [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 7.04 on an "ThinkPad Z60t" for tests and now want to connect to my WLAN-network. The problem is that I am not able to select WPA/WPA2 but only WEP hexadecimal/WEP ASCII. I assume ...
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Connect to other network to use git repo

I have used Gigolo to create a bookmark/mount for a drive that I named engineering. How would I be able to access this using the command line? When I click on anything under Computer I can find a ...