Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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How do I debug a large pause before network transactions when Network Manager is disabled?

I have had a network problem since upgrading to 15.04 for which I have tried a new network card and clean installation of ubuntu, neither of which worked. My system was fine under 12.04 and 14.04. If ...
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Block connections to open WiFi networks

My users are using Ubuntu on corporate laptops. They don't have sudo permissions. IT security policy deny connections to open WiFi networks. How to setup Network Manager to deny connections to that ...
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Dual Boot Win 7 and Ubuntu and can not get wired connection to work

Recently I decided to try out Linux and chose Ubuntu. After backing up all my files I went ahead and installed Ubuntu 15.04. I did this in a partition as a dual boot knowing my family would still want ...
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Failed to add/activate connection. (32) Insufficient privileges

I am doing a fresh install of a minimal Ubuntu system with MATE desktop environment. When I click on NetworkManager's icon and then a wireless network to connect to, I receive a dialog box that says: ...
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Setting IP routes using script

My Setup In this setup, the server can see the routers but not see each other causing the clients to not be visible to each other as well. The VPN is set up using PPTP and the routers have DD-WRT ...
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Waiting for network configuration (on boot-up)

I've noticed lately on my new 14.04 Server that I get the following on boot-up: Waiting for network configuration followed by: Waiting up to 60 more seconds for network configuration and ...
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Linksys Wireless-G USB Network Adapter WUSB54G ver 4 Can't Connect to WiFi

I'm a newbie to Xubuntu and am having trouble with getting my usb adapter to work properly. If anyone tell me how to do it step by step it would be greatly appreciated. I'm currently typing this ...
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WIFI fails after connecting

After connecting to the WIFI, my connection fails (this is normally after 15-30 minutes). I then go to network manager and find all the WIFI points have disappeared. The only way to connect up again ...
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BCM43228 not working after reboot

I am posting this thread after trying the solutions already provided in the forum but it does not work for me. Installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS version on Dell Latitude E6420 with a broadcom wifi devicie ...
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WiFi Has Stopped Working on MacBook Pro 7,1 with Unbuntu 14.04

Okay, so I'm very confused about what is going on with my computer. Below is my initial query, followed by an update to the situation. Initial Query I have recently removed OS X on my MacBook Pro ...
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Network Drives Not Mounting on boot untill ufw is disabled/enabled

I am relatively new to Linux but I am enjoying it and even more enjoying learning it. Here is what I set out to accomplish. I have an Windows media box (running win7) that i want to connect the shares ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 showing port 80 as filtered

I am having a problem connecting my ubuntu 14.04 machine to the Internet. The machine was working fine and suddenly stopped working. I can ssh into the machine using ssh gateway but I can't ping the ...
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Realtek rtl8723be.conf file doesn't exist | wireless not working | HP probook 455 G2

I have 15.04 Ubuntu MATE build and i cant get my wireless to work. I've tried everything , installing rtlwifi_new drivers, this is also happening with MINT and 15.10 beta 1 release. I tried it with ...
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Wifi problem rtl8723be card

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in a laptop with a rtl8723be card and I can't get an stable wireless connection. After 2 or 3 min my wifi disconnect and I have to reboot. I have tried this solution: echo ...
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How to perform NAT to DDNS provided ip address using iptables

I have a device connected to the internet via a 3G Cellular link. I can't get a valid static IP address for my connection due to the network operator rules. On the server side, the application which ...
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Problem with wireless 14.04 (RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller)

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, and am h aving trouble getting my wireless working. I've run Ubuntu desktops before, but I just can't get it working, and I'm not sure what to do. This is the output of ...
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ubuntu 14.04 not enable wifi (wireless type : RTL8723AE)

sts@sts:~$ sudo lshw -C network *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: RTL8723AE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. ...
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I want to use ipv6 but when it's on the adapter sends deauth packets… what's going on?

The internet works fine when I don't enable ipv6, but when it's on I get deauthentication packets in dmesg outputs: root@grepsly:/home/isme# dmesg -T |grep deauth [Mon Aug 31 23:18:24 2015] wlan0: ...
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Wireless network disabled

i have a hp pavillion laptop. i have installed ubuntu 15.04. for the first time ubuntu has problem detecting wireless network. i am posting data here. if anyone could help me out it would be of great ...
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Unable to Boot OS of Cloned VM

Using VMware version 5.5.0, I cloned a virtual machine running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 3.13.0-24-generic x86_64). Prior to powering on the cloned machine, I disconnected it from network adapters. ...
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how to obtain ipv4 address of ubuntu server running in virtual box along with ipv6?

i have installed ubuntu server on virtual box. When i execute the "ifconfig" command it shows the info of eth0 and loopback with inet6 address .but i want ipv4 address instead of ipv6 and i am not ...
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Inconsistent Wifi on Ubuntu 14.04 fixes work for a day then never work again

So for the past week I've been having an issue where Linux is saying my wifi is disabled via hardware switch. The only problem is that my laptop has no hardware switch for the wifi but it has a ...
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Moving a file from machine1 folder1 to machine1 folder2 using machine2

I hope I can explain my question clearly, bare with me. I have a machine I use as server (transmissiondeamon, plex, fileserver, that kind of stuff) This machine is headless so if I need to move a ...
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No internet connection over cable (but wifi works) [on hold]

I have Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 installed on MSI GT660. I am Linux newb. I can connect to internet using wifi but not over cable. contents of /etc/network/interfaces: # interfaces(5) file used by ...
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Facing issues with Realtek RTL8723BE wireless adapter

I am facing issue with realtek RTL8723BE wireless adapter. Very poor reception and for a very short range. I tried installing the new driver from the github How to install Realtek RTL8723BE wifi ...
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VPN slows down whole internet connection

I used to connect to a home server through a private VPN and I used it just to access phpMyAdmin and the MySQL database (from my application). When connected to the VPN, my internet speed was not ...
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How to make static IP address dynamic in /etc/network/interfaces

I need to set the IP address of a ubuntu device() to be read from an EEPROM. The user has he option to change the IP address as well. I know the commands to read and write to the EEPROM. But how ...
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Why my Ubuntu block wlan & how to unblock?

Everytime I boot Ubuntu, my wifi lan is Soft-blocked. ( I did rfkill list, rfkill unblock wlan to verify the case. In addition I note that it is blocked some seconds after boot is finished). how can ...
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How do I connect a Cannon Pixma MG3550 printer wirelessly to my laptop?

It will not read the installation cd as its for windows, I have been on the cannon site but that is for windows or a mac. I went into settings but need a url number for the printer(absolutely no ...
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Cancel 'rfkill wlan' at boot?

When I boot, my Wifi is always soft-blocked. In terminal, sudo rfkill list does: 0:hcio: Wireless LAN Soft blocked:yes Hard blocked:no How can I definetly unblock Wireless LAN ?
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ubuntu 14.04 - Samba - How to share from another drive?

I am pretty much done setting up my home media computer but I am stuck on one of my last tasks. I am new to linux/Ubuntu so I have a lot to learn about permissions and what not and I'm pretty sure ...
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Use systemd to “mount” wlan0 at boot

Context (if needed) : at boot, the service "myservice" is launched. It manages to "up" the wlan0 interface. But it does not exist yet at boot. ifconfig, after boot, lists only eth0 and lo. If ...
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Cannot ping domains and ips from ubuntu server

I have a Ubuntu server which is running without any issues for the last one year.But now there is a wired issue caught my server and take server offline frequently. I can connect server via VNC ...
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Boot, How to run my service **after** Network Manager?

I have made a service - which changes settings of network interfaces -. I want to start it at boot. Issue: even if I set it 99 priority, it works only a few seconds. It seems its interfaces config ...
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Hardware Networking

I'm setting a static on my P.C. such as 10.1.18.77 255.255.255.0 10.1.18.1 10.1.18.1 My Hardware on my network is 192.168.200.100-200 I would like to enter 192.168.200.100 in my browser and see my ...
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Errno socket error [on hold]

Running Ubuntu 15 on Windows 10 through VMware. It seems it is general networking error. But I have no idea what could be triggered it or how to fix. Code: buildozer android debug Error: ...
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Internet Randomly Stops Working, But Starts Working Again Upon Reboot

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I just installed it today on my Lenovo G50-70 laptop. Before marking this as duplicate, please hear me out. I have read countless posts on this issue, but none have ...
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Wireless turns off a few minutes after computer start

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working 2 to 30 minutes after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem ...
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Change of graphical text interface, to completly text interface

I'm working on some new project and I will use some PC with Ubuntu Server 14.04 on it as main server. Everything after install will be done through ssh. I already created virtual machine for editing ...
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Vmplayer hosted by Ubuntu 14.04 installed Win 10 cannot use internet connection,

Hiyo, I have been seeking de solution as title, yet there is no a straight-forward right answer., so I publish it. If I get some miss, please refer it to me. Based on Ubuntu 14.04 OS installed ...
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no network connection with ubuntu-sdk

I try to connect my phone (Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition) to ubuntu sdk. The phone connects to ubuntu sdk, but when i go to the 'Devices' tab, this message appears: No network connection on your ...
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iptables/netfilter radius plugin

I'm looking for a way to dynamically limit bandwidth inside my docker containers according Radius attributes. I'm concidering several ways to approach: 1. Write a python script which will periodically ...
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OpenVPN: Mac client not connecting to Xubuntu Server

I've been trying to configure a VPN connection between a server running on Xubuntu 14.04, and the client running on Mac OSX Yosemite with no luck. I'm trying to make the connection with Tunnelblick. ...
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14.04 on Macbook Pro connecting to wireless

so I'm brand new to Linux and I just installed it as the single OS on my macbook pro. I'm having a problem where I can't connect to my home wifi network and I'm not sure what's wrong. Just to tell ...
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WiFi disabled on HP 630

Trying to get work WiFi on HP 630 Lubuntu 14.04 64bit. Output of lspci -knn | grep -EA2 'Eth|Net': 02:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express ...
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I am using a Huawei E173Bu-1 modem how will I get the calling Feature?

I have Modem Manager GUI but there is no calling Feature. I receive messages and calls from other mobiles, but it does not show that in my window i.e. I don't know who called me and when they called. ...
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Lubuntu doesn't see Ethernet and Wireless connection on Dell 1300 Inspiron

I just installed Lubuntu on Dell 1300. But I can't connect to Internet on this laptop and so I can't install all updates and drivers. I didn't find any information about my problem for Ethernet ...
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Failed: OS X using SSH login Ubuntu remotely

I want to use OS X remotely access to a Ubuntu computer via SSH. I have already installed openssh server (sshd) in Ubuntu and ssh client in OS X. I can ping ip address from OS X I can ssh user@ip ...
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NFS directory content doesn't show

I used the instructions here. Here is what I have in etc/exports: /media *(rw,sync,no_root_squash,subtree_check) and here is the command I use for mounting on the client: sudo mount ...
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Setting-up rhosts with OpenSSH?

I rent a couple of VPSs running latest Ubuntu, both with OpenSSH. I'd like to try password-less login using .rhosts/.shosts. I know this is not recommended, and that it's better to use public-key ...