Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Cannot for the life of me get samba to work between my new Ubuntu server and my Windows 10 machine

I've just put together my own little server from "scrap" parts and I'm currently running Ubuntu Server 14.04 LTS on a 500GB HDD on it, I also have a 1TB HDD that I want to use as a central file ...
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From where to start

I am a network security engineer. However I have never worked on linux. Most of the firewall that i worked on had gui or their custom command line. Now I wish to get more deep in security specially ...
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Allowing only certain programs access a mobile broadband connection?

So I got a ThinkPad and I'm wanting to limit what programs are allowed to use the mobile broadband connection and disable the broadband whenever I connect to a wifi network. How can I achieve all of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 bridge + bonding (lacp mode)

I am trying to setup a bridged bonded interface and I cannot get it to work. I am able to ping google public server (8.8.8.8) yet I cannot access the internet with firefox. This is weird to me because ...
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How to share folder from Ubuntu Server 14.04 using samba to 2 desktop, windows XP and Ubuntu in Virtual Box

I have 3 image in my Virtual Box. Ubuntu Server, windows xp and ubuntu 12.04. FYI, i've already install samba in Ubuntu server and the problem is that im stuck when trying to share folder from ubuntu ...
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Observium Web Interface not working

I have recently installed observium on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 running on a virtual machine (Vmware workstation 11) While polling a device using terminal (./poller -h all) it works just fine but when I ...
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Macbook Pro 13" mid 2010 no wifi

I have dual booted xubuntu 14.04 on to my macbook pro. Previously I had Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on this laptop with the same issue, but I never solved it. I cannot see any wifi networks when I click on the ...
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No network connection after restart Ubuntu 14.04

After performing the command sudo dpkg -i libnl-*.deb and restart the network manager, everything went well, both LAN and WLAN connections worked. But after restarting Ubuntu, same problem, no ...
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Bluetooth fails to recognize device Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual booted Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. I am able to connect to my phone using Bluetooth in Windows. In case I want to connect my phone with Bluetooth in Ubuntu then I have to start Windows, ...
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wifi problems (ubuntu 12.04 on toshiba + TP-Link) Murphy Law

I have a toshiba portege z930 with ubuntu 12.04 and wifi is working greatly in any situation At home I have a modem router TP-LINK TD-W8970 V3 working perfectly with any device. Murphy law: my ...
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Share a local folder over LAN with CIFS

I have a folder (/share, which contains other subfolders and files) which I want it to be shared over my LAN. I've read out there that CIFS (replacing Samba) is the file system adequate to do such a ...
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Unable to change file attributes (e.g. immutable) on /etc/resolv.conf

I noticed that the network manager frequently changed my DNS server, so I wanted to set the immutable bit on the /etc/resolv.conf file, which didn't work. I noticed that the /etc/resolv.conf file is ...
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How to share external hard drive over wifi?

I have an external Hard Drive connected to my pc running ubuntu 15.10. I wanted to share the data on it over my home wifi network to access it using android phones. I tried various methods using samba ...
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Monitor Usage and Switch Off

Good day, I am currently looking at renting a VPS server for our Gaming group to use as a TeamSpeak server. We would like to keep it local, but are limited to resources and funds. I have found a ...
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Phpmyprepaid “setup.php” displays messy code

Help me ! I want to install "phpmyprepaid" on Ubuntu 14.04, on the tutorial they say to open this link on my browser. http://my-ip-address/phpmyprepaid/www/install/setup.php but it show this result ...
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Have to reconnect mobile broadband many times to establish internet. What could be the reason?

I am using Huawei E303 Model HSPA Stick in Ubuntu 15.10. But i have to keep on disconnecting and reconnecting the internet from the notification area 5-6 times to start browsing. Every time i get a ...
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Airodump-ng mon0 error

I have an error while starting airodump mon0 on ubuntu 15. Before that I was using ubuntu 14.04 LTS that works great for me, but after upgrading to Ubuntu 15 it shows me this error: ...
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Cannot detect wifi on a newly installed Ubuntu 15.10

Today I installed Ubuntu and updated it by sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade And my wireless network adapter is QCA6174. I have tried the method in this website: ...
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How do I permanently delete networked printers?

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10 with the latest updates as of 2 Feb 2016. I use my laptop on my home Wi-Fi network and at at work on our school's Wi-Fi network. I have a Wi-Fi printer at home and a USB ...
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How to connect to a printer WiFi printer that doesn't have internet? [on hold]

if the title might be a bit weird to understand I'm gonna explain. Basically Ubuntu ( Gnome 15.10 ) doesn't want to connect to the printer wifi network because it can't be used like a router ( the ...
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package dependency tree with no internet

I installed Kubuntu 15.10 and it doesn't support any internet access method (wifi, ethernet, hotspot). I downloaded the network packages from Ubuntu archives with all their dependencies manually but ...
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path to source code for network subsytem [duplicate]

I am new to linux world (I guess question reflects it :) ). I am going through tutorial on wifi drivers and it says source code would be at net/mac80211/ieee80211_sta.c. I tried to look inside my ...
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How to unblock a website/download through Terminal in Ubuntu?

I was trying to install NS2 for my academic purpose. But in our Pondicherry University the repositories like http://archive.ubuntu.com are blocked through Proxy Server. When i want to install ...
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Internet is not working on my HP laptop

I can not connect to net,wired or wireless.I have seen here Installed Ubuntu 14.04 - cannot connect to internet with wired or wireless connection So sudo lshw -c network *-network ...
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Connect (rdp) debian server from linux mint machine [on hold]

I am trying to have desktop access to a debian server through my linux machine (using remmina as the software). Till now I have the necessary credentials to create a ssh connection. So far I have done ...
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(Just started using Ubuntu) Can't connect to Internet even with Ethernet plugged in

Booted up my desktop using a USB that had Ubuntu installed. Even though I have Ethernet plugged into my motherboard and my wireless card installed. I still can't connect to the network. I think the ...
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geany wont open files accross the network

This used to work, and now it doesn't. I have a sftp connection to another machine, where I open the folder and browse with caja, the file I would like to open. I right click, and select open with ...
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connect to server crashes mate-panel

I've experienced this several times on all the computers I have, running Ubuntu mate.I have a networked folder, and I want to edit some files, when I goto load the networked folder, the panel stops ...
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Eduroam Connects but there is no Internet

So my problem is the following: I'm able to connect to Eduroam in my university (Radboud in the Netherlands) but I have no internet what so ever and I don't get ping replies from anything else besides ...
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No internet in WINE 1.6.2 under Ubuntu 15.10

I am trying to install Metatrader under Wine. The program setup continually requests proxy settings. My broker tells me this shouldn't happen, and is a problem on my end. Here is what I have tried to ...
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Flight mode always ON, wificard hardblocked

first of all i don't know english very well, so i'm sorry if i'll write something wrong. Furthermore i'm a novice in the linux world :S I'm having some problem with wifi after the installation of ...
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Wondershaper won't work for values 9950+ [on hold]

I'm strugling with traffic shaping on my video-streaming server. I'm thrilled how does the wondershaper work, however, I can't set more than 9950 (approx. 1,75MB/s) for uploading. If I set anything ...
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Is it possible to bond 2 bonded interfaces?

It's actually the 1st time to bond on ubuntu. And I made some configurations about /etc/network/interfaces but it's not working ; =============================================================== # ...
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Can I share file on adhoc network?

I've installed vsftpd and samba after that I created an adhoc connectivity on the Ubuntu. Then i got 10.42.0.1 as the host IP. I connect my mac to the Ubuntu adhoc. And when I open ftp://10.42.0.1 ...
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How can I connect to 2 WiFi networks at the same time to my laptop?

I have two separate wireless networks, to which I need to connect the Ubuntu simultaneously,both has internet access.I'm using Dell vostro 1014 (Ubuntu 15.10).Is it possible ?
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Network Manager always starts disconnected

For some reason, my new Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop machine always starts disconnected from the network. I'm quite sure I did something to the Network Manager when putting it on a static IP address. ...
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Network icon missing after upgrade

While performing an upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit my networking icon disappeared. Now I have no wi-fi or any internet connection. I have tried some of the fixes that I have seen online. Is there ...
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Wireless drops after 10-15 mins in Ubuntu 16.04 Lenovo b50-10

I've been using Ubuntu since Vista pushed me away from Bill Gates' software, but a low level user as I've been lucky enough that on all the laptops I've run it's worked glich free, which now I come to ...
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Problems with Netgear GA511 Gigabit Ethernet PCCard

I am trying to get an R8169 based Netgear GA511 working under Ubuntu 14.04. The module is loaded the leds are Green (link) (Yellow) on the 100/1000M speed led. Ethertool doesn't seem to let me set ...
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UDP packet does not reach the application that is listening on Ubuntu

I am sending a UDP packet from Arduino, the packet reach my server Ubuntu because it is possible to see it on tcpdump as you can see. But is never forwarded to my application that is listening on port ...
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ssh local ipaddress

I am trying to setup a multi-node hadoop cluster on my local laptop. I have 2 VMs running ubuntu. I am able to successfully run hadoop on each one of these VMs as single-node. To configure ...
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Static LAN IP Problems on Ubuntu

I'm having problem on defining static IP to my machine. I want to declare a static IP which connects to router with wireless, those lines below are the settings in /etc/network/interfaces file: auto ...
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i have a problem in cydia sources problems because of program archive is not found [on hold]

The pack org.hacx.superrecorder needs to be reinstalled, but i can't find an archive for it. this is my problem i need a solution as fast as possible please.
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Getting time out error using NFS on Synology NAS

I know this question has been asked a few times, but please bear with me. I'm new to Linux (only been using for a few months, but I like to think I have learnt fairly quickly, and am halfway confident ...
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Wi-Fi card not detected on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721

I'm new to Linux. My installation is Ubuntu 14.04.3. From day to day, my wireless card (Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230) on Dell Inspiron 17R 5721 stopped working. It also disappeared from ifconfig and ...
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No wifi internet connection on ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with windows 8.1)

I have just installed ubuntu 14.04 on dual boot with windows 8.1 but ubuntu won't connect to wifi. I am using ASUS G771JM and here is the output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net' on terminal. ...
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Just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working

Hey I just installed ubuntu and my wireless is not working. It is a intel dual band wireless ac 3165. My first thought was to go to the intel and get the driver for it. So I done that and got the ...
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Slow restart from hibernation

One of our computers running ubuntu 15.10 is very slow at restarting from hibernation. Slow as in today it took it 20 minutes to restart. As in this conversation ...
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How to broadcast local server as wifi hotspot

I have a local server running on 127.0.0.1:8008. I would like to use my ubuntu laptop as a wifi hostspot to allow users to access the server running on this port. I read ...
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RNDIS Gadget driver intermittently working

I am trying to connect an RNDIS device via usb. When I plug the device in and run lsusb it seems to take ages (~20-30 secs) to run, and then the results are: Bus 004 Device 010: ID 19a5:0402 ...