Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Folders, shares and permissions

I want to organise my home network for my family, so: kids get their own login (probably on a Windows machine). Kids get read/write access to their own folder. Kids get read-only access to a folder ...
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Connectivity issues with wifi 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and my wireless connection keeps getting dropped, and the speed is terrible. I have tried blacklisting the rt2800 drivers along with the rt2x00 drivers which has been a ...
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After PXE Booting Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop Eth0 Gets No Response then Kernel Panics

I've been experimenting with PXE booting so that if any of the systems on my home network crash I can rescue boot them into an OS off my Home Server. As a test i'm trying to PXE Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop ...
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Trouble with keyboard wireless swith

I just recently installed 14.04 LTS on an old Acer Aspire 5750z-4882. This model uses fn+f3 as the wireless switch to enable or disable wireless. Currently, no wireless adapter is detected by the OS. ...
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How to fix repeated “Authentication required by Wi-Fi network” [Broadcom BCM4323]?

END RESULT******Netgear WNDA 3100 wifi stick will only connect to a network with no password.****** I am finding solutions all over the web, I have been searching for hours. However the people that ...
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packets exchanged during a DNS

Hello I have set up a DNS server in my lab. I have a doubt regarding the packets that get exchanged. I have my client from where I am trying to ping a domain. My resolver (service unbound) is running ...
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ubuntu wireless connected but wont load websites - 14.04 LTS x64

I'm a beginner when it comes to linux and i've already read through and tried out everything i have found in countless other threads. So keep in mind that i might have made more problems for myself. ...
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How to setup a local web server to connect from another machine

I would like to setup a local network with one Ubuntu server and multiple clients(Ubuntu desktop). I need to install web server (lamp) in server and all Client machines needs to access the web server ...
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Qualcomm Atheros ar9227 wireless network adapter [168c:002d] (rev 1) does not work properly

I installed ubuntu 14.04 and the internet does not work properly,it can detect and connect to networks but it loads web pages very slowly and sometimes it doesn't even load at all, and I always get ...
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jre not installed on firefox when using Citrix Access Gateway

I'm trying to get to my vpn / citrix access gateway using Firefox 38.0 for Ubuntu Canonical 1.0 Ubuntu 14.04 and when I try to log in I get this error: JRE is not installed on your machine. Install ...
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Can Ubuntu work with a Belkin N150 Wireless USB Adapter out of the box?

I don't have Wi-Fi on my motherboard, so I'll need Ubuntu to support a wireless N150 USB adapter to connect to the router. Can Ubuntu 15.04 support this out of the box (without a need for updating?) ...
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Where is network directory mounted (direct path)?

I connected to a server using sftp from within Ubuntu's file manager ("Files", is it?). Now I'd like to know where it is actually mounted within the Linux file system (i.e. a mount point like ...
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Lubuntu No Wifi & Slow Reboot

I'm pretty new to Linux and Ubuntu. I just installed the Lubuntu on my mother's old laptop to replace XP. But after the installation I was unable to connect to wireless network. For at least a week ...
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adding route to a tree of networks from top level network going down to lower networks

Ok so I have a very complicated network... As I am a network specialist so this may sound weired coming from me. I have a tree network like so r1 top network and the network I am making the routes ...
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Ethernet Network card BCM4401-B0 no longer recognised?

I updated Ubuntu to 14.04 LTS and I can no longer see my network - No network devices available shows in the network drop down menu. Networking is enabled and if I choose to boot my Dell Inspiron 1300 ...
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driver for wlan pls help i am tired searchin for them

used airmon-ng; showed chipset unknown; can anyone pls help me get the right drivers. Although i am able to use wifi card to access wifi but not able to use my card in airmon-ng on typing ...
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Wireless connections not visible following upgrade to 15.04

I guess there was some issue regarding the upgrade, and along with several other problems, the network menu does not list the wireless connections. On opening Network in System Settings, it says "The ...
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Problem with MAC Spoofing

I am changing/spoofing my MAC using sudo ifconfig wlan0 down sudo ifconfig wlan0 hw ether xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx sudo ifconfig wlan0 up But the problem is When I try to connect the AP it do not allow ...
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Even after removing vlan entry in /etc/network interfaces file, ifconfig is showing the intreface

I had set up a vlan in interfaces file. Later on, even after removing the entries and restarting network, the ifconfig command is displaying that interface. Even ifdown isnt taking it down. Ifdown ...
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Can't access internet in KVM virtual machine running RHEL

I have the VM running on 14.04. When I checked for network connections on 14.04 it's available. But, the network connections are unavailable for RHEL6.5 running on my VM. I executed iwconfig to view ...
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wired network not detected on Ubutu14.04 LTS

Internet was working fine when I use Ubuntu without installing. But when I installed Ubuntu internet was not working, and even network drivers both wired and wireless are not working and not even ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04 Drop UDP packet

I use Ubuntu server as part of my system and now I have seen something interesting. I have a router that sends me ethernet 802.11 packets. I generate this packet in the router and then send it under ...
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I can't connect to Virtual Ubuntu Server from smartphone

I'm developing a web app for my degree. Due to security reason I installed Ubuntu Server on VMware Workstation and, with IP that I found thanks to ifconfig command I can reach the app from desktop ...
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ssh hangs when executed from Code

i am trying to log the RSSI value of wlan0 interface for a remote system. I run the following command to do that. sshpass -p <pwd> ssh <username>@<IP> iwconfig wlan0. I am executing ...
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passerelle sms kannel in ubuntu 14.04 (exit code = 16)

I need your help , I have virtualized Ubuntu 14.04 with kannel installed virtualbox on it with and I have a modem Huawei E1552 orange , my virtual machine recognize the modem ( wvdialconf ) but when I ...
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Will Biosdevname stay disabled when I update my system?

I wanted my server, 14.04.2, to use the old style of network interface naming, e.g. eth0. I used the Biosdevname part of the answer found here, editing /etc/default/grub but not purging the ...
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Since the update to 15.04, my dual-boot Dell XPS can't use WiFi

Since the update to 15.04, my dual-boot Dell XPS can't use my Wifi network. It can't even update itself now. Network is fine when I boot to Windows. When I reboot to Ubuntu, I can see both of my two ...
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Access webserver of VM

I have a problem with accessing my apache webserver (who is running on my VM) from my Windows 7 host. I check the ip address with ifconfigand then try to browse that IP address on my Windows 7 it ...
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Network manager must be restarted after wakeup in Ubuntu 15.04

Upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to 15.04 on my lenovo T410 a couple of weeks ago and I have been having some problems with my network connection ever since. Everything worked fine with 14.04, but now I am ...
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ubuntu server 12.04.01 don't have internet

There is no GUI installed and below are useful information about my server: $ cat /etc/network/interfaces # The loopback network interface. I disabled this one. #auto lo #iface lo inet loopback # ...
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Problems on Kubuntu machine connecting to some sites after AT&T uverse upgrade

I recently had the U-verse service upgraded, and noticed that Facebook and youtube, and sometimes Yahoo have problems loading and displaying content. I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS, and using the ...
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Initial samba connection slow

So I have a 30 windows computers network connecting to a Fedora 20 server. This server serves as both a samba server and a gateway. I'm having troubles with the slow connection from windows to samba ...
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Route all LXC container traffic through host VPN connection

I have a host with an OpenVPN connection working on tun0 but not routing traffic through it. How would I configure an LXC container to route all it's traffic through the OpenVPN connection on tun0 ...
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How to connect Dual NICs in same system to each other

OK here is what I want to do, it may seem odd but its part of a piece of test equipment and I'm trying to validate that both Ethernet connections work on the same system. I have a system (many ...
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Can't see 5ghz networks, despite iwlist channel results

I can't detect 5ghz wireless networks, despite iwlist channel saying I should: $ iwlist wlan0 channel (...) Channel 36 : 5.18 GHz Channel 38 : 5.19 GHz Channel 40 : 5.2 GHz ...
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Wi-fi is enabled but unable to view Wi-Fi networks. [system wireless is ON]

Please help me. My Wi-Fi is not working from few days but my LAN is working fine. System wireless is ON. System is updated according to me. system has : Network controller [0280]: Intel ...
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ifdown: interface eth1.10 not configured Ignoring unknown interface eth1.10=eth1.10

Trying to add a vlan pool: This is the entry that I had made in the /etc/network/interfaces file: iface eth1.10 inet static address 172.85.85.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 ...
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Missing WiFi drivers on old Mac

I am having trouble with the Wifi drivers on my new instillation of Ubuntu. This is my first time using Linux, but I am familiar with Unix from OS X. I have replaced OS X with Ubuntu on an older model ...
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using ddclient with namecheap dns service doesn't update IP

I have just set up my first ever home server. I created root, made the IP static on my local network, installed openssh, and can now ssh into the computer as long as i am connected to my homes router. ...
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TRENDnet TEW-648UBM 802.11n 150Mbps Micro Wireless N Adapter not working

Okay, so I purchased a usb wireless adapter for about 25 bucks in the hopes that it might work better than my on-board Broadcom one. When I type in the following command: lsusb I get the following: ...
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How to setup Samba to register with an Active Directory Domain Controller?

I am trying to setup an Ubuntu 14.04 server on a windows network. The server has a static IP address assigned to it. I need to be able to register the hostname (argo) of the server with AD domain ...
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Why can't I download the certificate from a wifi network?

Trying to log into my library's network but it keeps saying that I need to designate what certificate to use- the only options are ignore or designate. Designating involves finding some cryptic file ...
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rtl8192ce can't associate to access point

I'm at the very beginning of the Ubuntu Installer where it asks to connect to a wireless network. The router, linksys, shows up on the screen, but fails to connect. When I run iwconfig I can see that ...
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Cannot connect to university wireless network, “disconnected - you are now offline”

I have trouble connecting to my universities wireless networks. My computer (running Ubuntu 14.04) shows me the available networks and tries to connect to them. It fails continuously just showing the ...
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Windows7 machine cannot access Linux share folders via Samba, help please

I have a linux and a windows 7 machine connected via samba. My linux machine is able to gain access to the folders on the windows 7 machine via the browse network tab in file manager but the windows 7 ...
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DNS Issue in ubuntu 14.04

I am facing DNS resolving issue sometimes in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS trusty. I have configured my system with network manager to work with static IP assignment. I have also tried by changing DNS server ...
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Output only MAC address on Ubuntu

In Ubuntu, with command ifconfig -a, I obtain all the information about my ethernet/wifi interfaces. But I need to obtain as output only the MAC address, like: ab:cd:ef:12:34:56 57:89:12:34:ac:23 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 : The save button in the 802.1x security is disabled when you choose PEAP in Authenication in network setting

The save button is disbaled when the PEAP in the authentication is choosed in the Network Connection ---> 802.1x Security. because of this I'm not able to connect to my network
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Why is Ubuntu resolving non-existent names to a local machine?

The domain www.hjhhfuddsa.com does not exist. However, if I browse to it in any web browser running under my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, I see the configuration page for an old NAS enclosure at ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Wifi Disconnecting After few minutes

I have Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN. I am successfully connected to a network and doing works for minutes. Suddenly I noticed after few minutes that not a single page is opening, showing resolving ...