Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Why does my MTS Mblaze data card keep disconnecting in ubuntu14.04 from time to time?? Plz help me solve this problem

I am a newbie to linux. I use ubuntu 14.04. I also use mts mblaze data card to access the internet. My data card gets recognised very well by ubuntu and i get to connect to the internet hassle free. ...
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Is there a GUI app to setup and toggle hostapd?

Title says it all, I've tried wifi-hostapd-app but I always run into trouble while installing one of its dependencies, dnsmasq specifically. I read one of the workarounds is to disable Ubuntu's ...
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Cannot access hotspot internet, after intstalling data card

I have been using iphone hotspot very long time and it was working fine. recently I started using Airtel data card 3G, after lot of going through tutorials and instructions i was able to install it ...
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softether VPN access list not working

I installed softether as VPN server on UBUNTU 12.4. nOW I add anonymous user for special range of ips. as you see blow i created a user named 'all' : and i created an access list to deny access ...
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Ubuntu will not allow me to add a repository, why can't it access PPA?

When I type in this command: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/java The system echos something along the lines of "Can't access lanchpad.net PPA, please check your internet connection" My ...
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Realtek RTL8723be Wifi and Bluetooth 14.04

I just installed the OS on my laptop and at first wifi didn't work. After connecting to ethernet and updating everything, the wifi is working. But it disconnects here and there and requires me to ...
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Very slow Internet speed due to proxy

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am totally a noob. My proxy was 172.31.1.4:8080 and i added these settings to run the internet mozilla get the normal speed but when i try to download anything from ...
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No Wireless Internet Connections Show Up!

Just got Ubuntu on another computer and I've never had this issue. On Windows Vista, (the operating system alongside Ubuntu) The internet works fine. But when I click on the icon in the top right, ...
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reset network@ubuntu 14.04

Hi I've been trying to setup mobile hotspot in my laptop (ubuntu14.04) so I go ahead with "How to setup an Access Point mode Wi-Fi Hotspot?" after changing the files listed in the file I'm unable to ...
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Remote Access to Owncloud Server

I'm currently trying to setup my own own-cloud server, and I've got it fully installed, configured, and accessible from within my own local network. I cannot figure out how to access it from the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 32/64 bits no usb mouse keyboard no network waiting for network configuration

i am used ubuntu and now i am reinstalled 14.04 64 and no mouse or keyboard or network i am use rescue console from install cd to gather this hw info my network card is qualcomm atheros AR8161 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS does not detect wifi on Dell inspiron 15 [on hold]

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and my laptop model is Dell inspiron 15(3521).Its wifi works perfectly fine on windows but ubuntu does not even detect wifi.It connects to internet via ethernet though. I ...
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ssh tunneling to Fritz!Box via RaspberryPi

I have a Fritz!Box that acts as NAS, DHCP and internet gateway. The webinterface of the Fritz!Box is only accessible from the LAN (I'd like to keep it that way, although it could be changed). Can I ...
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Can't access second NIC

I have 2 NICs with the primary em1 the other is p3p1. It appears from ifconfig dmesg that both are up and working but I can't access p3p1 from my Java test application. No joy with ping either. ...
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DSL cable NOT detecting on network settings

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot ) without plugging in my internet cable and when I did plug it in to configure my PPPoe connection, it says wired connection unplugged in network settings. I ...
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Slow network and file copy performance

I'm experiencing a weird problem with my Kubuntu installation. I'm running 14.4 now that was upgraded at least twice using the built-in distribution upgrade. The problems started after the last ...
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redirect mssql traffic via Ubuntu

I'm trying to redirect a Microsoft SQL connection from local LAN to VPN via Ubuntu The Ubuntu has connection to both networks I want to be able to connect SQL from my PC to the Ubuntu and it redirects ...
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Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 keeps dropping wifi

My wifi Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 keeps dropping wificonnection drops and the network to which I was connected disappears from the list of available networks in network manager. The only way to ...
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Can't ping Arch Linux machine from Ubuntu Server

I have a server and a desktop. Server: OS: Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 IP address: DHCP from Asus router, allocated by MAC address to 192.168.1.4 Connection: wired Ethernet, always on Desktop: OS: ...
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How do I create a DHCP server, with a router that doesn't allow me to disable DHCP?

I have an Actiontec V1000H Modem/Router from my ISP Telus, they have blocked access to all their 'advanced' settings like DHCP/Bridging. I have setup a MAAS server I have a few things I'd like it to ...
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Wirelessly Connecting a Laptop Running Kali Linux with a Pc With Ubuntu

I Have a Pc with Ubuntu 14.04 Installed and a Laptop with Kali Linux 1.0.6 . I have a Router and the pc is connected to the router via a ethernet cable and the laptop is connected to the network ...
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Network icon is not visible in my taskbar

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Always, if I could start the system, the network icon will be showing in a taskbar, but suddenly my network icon is not showing in the taskbar. Please tell me how I can get it ...
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Windows hostnames are not resolved

I know that similar questions has already been asked. However, as suggested in the answers to that question I have the winbind package installed and have wins in /etc/nsswitch.conf: hosts: ...
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unable to connect to the internet with an A6200 Netgear adapter [on hold]

im running ubuntu 14.04 lts with a A6200 netgear wireless adapter, i can now connect to my router but i don't seem to have internet access
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Wifi not working for time warner cable modem

Hi I just subscribed for Time Warner cable internet . They gave me a UBEE DW335 Cable modem . I have ubuntu 14.04 installed and the wifi does not connect only on this particular time warner network . ...
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mounting WD mybook as network share

how do i mount a mybook 2TB drive so it can be accessed from my network? machine is HP SFF W/ AMD Athalon II x2 B24 proc.,4GB ram,KDE4.13 kernal 3.13.0-35 , 32 bit
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Installing TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k

I just bought a wireless adapter and am still trying to install its drivers onto Ubuntu. I have looked up ath9k and seen that it is compatible with kernal module ath9k. I'm new to ubuntu and most of ...
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Intranet LAN networking for office PCS

I am a Newbie in Ubuntu. I have 8 new PCs installed with Ubuntu 14.04, I am unable to do networking in them. I want to share files in all PC's Ubuntu to Ubuntu which includes sharing a drive and ...
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How to start openvpn on boot?

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 x64. I have openvpn installed and a client.conf file in /etc/openvpn. However, openvpn doesn't start on boot. I would try editing /etc/default/openvpn to make it ...
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Hostname keeps being reverted

I'm struggling with a strange problem on a Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS VM running on Azure. My hostname keeps getting reverted to something related to my Azure Deployment. In short: the system hostname does ...
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Wireless connection is very slow

I installed Kubuntu on my new HP-15 laptop that I just got. Initially the wireless connection was working well, but about two days ago I noticed a decline in the speed of the wireless connection. When ...
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openstack: vms exchanging multicast on eth1 fail when one suffers IGMP timeout

I have two identical trusty VMs configured with dhcp for eth1. I installed mgen and configured the mgen scripts to have the two exchange 1 multicast message per second for 360 seconds. One VM stops ...
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Configuring two internet connections

First, I'm know there's lots of topics about this kind of problem but I can't found a solution to my specific problem. In my setup I have a Linux server with three interfaces: ethLAN for LAN with IP ...
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Sharing folders in NTFS partitions in a network with SMB

I have a computer on my office with Ubuntu 14.04 and a laptop with the same configuration. I would like to share a folder I have in the office computer inside the network. I went to this folder and ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Wifi doesn't work - DHCP timeout

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter in my computer. Today I upgraded to 13.10 and I can't connect. Before upgrading WiFi worked just fine. I can see WiFi networks, but it just gives ...
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Setting up a Tracker with Opentracker

I'm trying to run my tracker for the first time. I'd followed the instructions on (https://erdgeist.org/arts/software/opentracker/) and when I run ./opentracker it seems to be working (no error or ...
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How to configure a LAN connection between two Ubuntu machines?

I have installed Ubuntu on two of my desktops PC's. I have not installed any addon packages or anything related to network as yet. Please guide my on how to set up a LAN between these two machines. ...
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Apache Timeout (Problem loading page) on localhost

I am running a php script locally in my Firefox web browser. After exactly 300 seconds I get an error page. "Problem loading page. The connection has timed out. The server at localhost is taking too ...
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How do I stop my ethernet network connection from dropping?

My ethernet-based network connection doesn't stay up consistently. I'm running a ping against the gateway and it will: Work for a minute Freeze, time out, or give multi-second response times Repeat ...
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How to display network traffic in terminal

how to display the actual network traffic (wireless) in a terminal? Additionally: Is it possible to add this info to the chart of top?
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS dell inspiron 3137 - wifi issue rectified but wifi data card not working anymore

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my new Dell Inspiron 3137. Initially when I inserted the wifi data card (its a Tata Photon Max Wifi Data card), it connected as wired connection and I could access the ...
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Wifi Problems with Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 on Ubuntu 12.04

So I have searched high and low and nothing seems to work. I bought this Lenovo p500 IdeaPad, got rid of Windows8 and threw Ubuntu 12.04 on here. My Centrino Wireless-N 2230 card seems to be giving ...
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Wireless disabled by hardware switch on an Asus X550V

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 and I have ASUS X550V laptop. This is my rfkill list: 0: asus-wlan: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: asus-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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Need help adding a remote storage ubuntu 13.10

Im trying to root my droid bionic and im having trouble creating a remote storage. Every time i tap connect i get back a window saying "Network Error. There is a problem in your network connection ...
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Samba Sharing on Mapped Share

So I'm trying to do something that may not be possible. I am running Ubuntu Server 14.04 with the latest samba. I have a Windows 2008 Storage Server Nas with a shared drive, that I mount in fstab in ...
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Server losing pppoe connection?

Hello, From a couple of days ago, I am experiencing strange behavior with by Ubuntu Server box. I have it conf as a gateway, with two nics and a pppoe connection to ISP. Everything works fine, until ...
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Active Directory / Map Network Drive / Likewise-open

The Situation: Windows Active Directory with a Domain, Users have specific private Network Drives automatically mapped onto their machine, when they log in on a windows machine. I want to achieve the ...
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Where does `resolvconf` gets the IPs of DNS servers from?

On a server machine, I have the /etc/network/interfaces file similar to: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The primary network interface auto eth0 iface eth0 inet ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Network problems (wireless and DNS)

I have seen a very similar problem on post: Cannot resolve dns on 12.10 install but with no clear answer and my problem is related to Ubuntu 14.04, another particularity is that this problem started ...
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Monitor network traffic usage per user by terminal?

Can you offer me some tools with which i can monitor traffic usage per user in WiFi/Ethernet network per user? And also will be good if i can see PC's name.