Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Fix slow wifi on Asus UX303 and Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Asus ux303ln-r4290h. Sometimes I have a very unreliably and slow Wifi connection (sometimes it works perfectly). I tested it with curl and google and it took 14 seconds to load. DNS lookup, ...
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RPi WIFI Dongle 0e8d:761b MediaTek Inc. problem with drivers

I bought USB Dongle WiFi from Ebay and I have problem with drivers. I get CD with this device but I don't know how to install it. On screen shot you can see what CD include. When I put lsusb I am ...
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Lease on wlan0 renews every 15 seconds

Wireless performance is poor--a recent development. The following output repeats every 15 seconds in the syslog file: Jun 25 10:41:00 Bullwinkle dhclient: PRC: Renewing lease on wlan0. Jun 25 10:41:...
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How to connect to a cable Internet service automatically in Ubuntu?

I want to connect to my cable ISP in India automatically. The ISP requires to open a browser page, then open the bookmarked page of their service, provide username and password and keep that page ...
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Storing of proxies according to the network being accessed

Our smartphones have the ability to store proxy settings for a particular network so that these settings don't have to be changed every time we change the network, then why does Ubuntu desktop not ...
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Certain domains (almost) not reachable

I have a weird problem. My internet connection works fine except for some domains. Two that I found so far: mendeley.com 9gag.com For some reason, their websites do not work in normal Firefox, but ...
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What does it mean “unmanaged device”?

My network devices seem to be "unmanaged", or perhaps "managed outside the network manager". I assume this because of syslog messages like Jun 25 18:42:13 lati NetworkManager[811]: <info> (eth2)...
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How to permanently mount a network folder?

I have followed the wiki on this topic and applied this solution to fix the hang on shutdown and referred to a few other posts on here but can't get a Synology folder (Windows share) to mount on boot ...
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Wlan can see networks but can't connect to any

I'm aware this has been asked before, but nothing in those replies helped me. I'm using Lubuntu and up to a couple of hours ago everything worked fine (i.e. wifi was up an running). A weird problem ...
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Access to white IP when VLAN is not default

I have Ubuntu 16.04. VLANs in NetworkManager. As per picture , I have 1 Eth interface and 3 VLANs, each with it's own GW. The default VLAN at the time is 5 (NAT). The other VLANs have white IPs ...
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NetworkManager fails to set IPv6 default route

In my syslog my NetworkManager cries: Jun 25 12:54:59 lati NetworkManager[811]: <error> [1466848499.853623] [nm-system.c:1266] nm_system_replace_default_ip6_route(): (wlan2): failed to set IPv6 ...
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Cannot connect to wifi with Realtek RTL8191SU on Ubuntu 16.04

I upgrade my notebook from 14.xx to 16.04. On Ubuntu 14 can i connect to my wifi network without problems. My wifi network is protected with WPA/WPA2 Personal and using mac filtering on modem. After ...
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Is there a safe way to disable DHCP from command line?

Short version I know this question is very similar to others and I did really search the Internet for answers, but it seems that no approach is working or the solutions seem to be "to complicated to ...
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How do I find my network IP address, netmask, and gateway info?

I'm trying to make my IP address static as I hear it fixes slow browsing issues. When I click on connection information under the networking menu of the gray taskbar, it tells me about the IP address,...
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Can't ping Ubuntu 14.04 host by name after IP address change

I did a basic installation of Ubuntu 14.04, installed winbind and samba and edited nsswitch.conf to add files wins DNS. I was able to ping the machine as well as access samba share using its hostname. ...
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Share Wifi over Ethernet with PS3

Currently I share the Wifi on my laptop to my PS3 over ethernet due to PS3 weak wifi. In Windows 8.1 all is running smooth. I open the Yotube app on my PS3 and I get full HD. I tried to do the same ...
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SSL handshake failed error in midori

I want to open this website https://jscalc.io/ in midori(0.5.11) but when ever I tried to open it the browser returened SSL handshake failed error while searching for solving this error I came across ...
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Sharing through Iptables stopped working

I have a server connected with the internet and the local network. The configurations are: eth0 - 192.168.10.1 eth1 - 192.168.0.6 (Internet) When I wanted to share the internet with other computers,...
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Prevent vlan and bridge interface rename to renameX form

Ubuntu 16.04 server. Almost all vlan and bridge interfaces are renamed to the form renameX. How to prevent, or control the way interfaces are renamed? I know that this is done by systemd, I know how ...
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How to change the metric of an OpenVPN client default route

I'm connecting to an OpenVPN server from Ubuntu 16.04, with OpenVPN 2.3.10 from the command line using sudo openvpn --config client.conf, or as a service using sudo service openvpn@client start. I ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 has very poor PPTP connectivity

Under my university circumstances, I should connect to a PPTP VPN to access to the Internet. Thus a high performance and bug-free PPTP client is a essence for me. When I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and 14....
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Can no longer access OwnCloud after installing OpenVPN

Installed owncloud, configured it properly and it worked. Installed and configured OpenVPN and can no longer access the server. Whenever I try to connect to the server the connection times out. The ...
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how to install tp link wn725n wifi usb adapter on ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

i have a usb wifi adapter Tp-Link model: wn725n it works very well on windows but i can't find any drivers for linux/ubuntu i tried everything online but nothing work so far i'm using Ubuntu 14.04....
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“No network connection” in Lubuntu 14.04

About 3 days ago my wife did an update using software updater on her Packard Bell dot-s notebook running Lubuntu 14.04. Since then the wifi doesn't work. The applet icon has a little x and the menu ...
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NAS Drive connection lost

I have an external NAS connected to my Ubuntu PC. Before some recent updates if I went to a website and wanted to download anything only local folders would display in the file browser folder. If I ...
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Wireless not working on HP EliteBook 745G2

After installing lubuntu alongside windows on my laptop, I noticed my wireless internet wasn't working (wired internet does). After a couple of hours on google and trying numerous other methods, I ...
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How to prevent SSHFS mount freeze after changing connection after suspend?

I am using SSHFS with reconnect attribute. It works fine, when I suspend notebook and start it again. But problem is when I take notebook somewhere - meaning different IP and different connection (...
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Why can't download the movie with torrent?

My router which run openwrt is 192.168.1.1 in the local net,and the other desktop pc is 192.168.1.101. /home/movie.mkv located on 192.168.1.01. To execute the command on 192.168.1.101 transmission-...
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Bad network card driver Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS

After installation Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS network card does not work. lshw -c network description: Ethernet interface product: RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller On Windows ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 USB modem detected as CD-ROM. Unable to connect

I am facing difficulty in installing my USB modem in Ubuntu 16.04. Most of the time I connect my USB broadband modem it is connected as CD-ROM. What I understood from the web was that usb-modeswitch ...
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UBUNTU 16.04 - Asking for password when connecting to Windows network

I'm trying to connect to a Windows network/printer and Ubuntu keeps asking for a username and password authentication. The problem is that the Windows network doesn't have any password authentication ...
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ubuntu 16.04 - not able to connect to eth0 / LAN

I installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my system using Wubi. The installation went well. But now I am not able to connect to the internet. We have a LAN which has a proxy server. I configured the system as I had ...
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How to run a script, depending on internet connection

I often mount a remote drive using sshfs. I would love to have this mount automatically. However, if I mount it in my .bashrc or startup scripts, the mount often fails because my wireless internet ...
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Proper samba config/share permissions

What is the proper permissions that should be set in the smb.conf and applied on the directory & files? The reason I ask is I have set force user = nobody in smb.conf on my shares, with the file &...
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Unable to access internet on on mobile via hotspot created through kde connection manager on ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop and I am connected to internet via wired network. I have created hotspots using both network manager and also using KDE connection manager. I am able to connect to ...
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Does HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3635 WiFi (F5S44C) work with Ubuntu 16.04LTS?

I'm thinking to buy a wifi hp color printer, I like the HP DeskJet Ink Advantage 3635 with Wi-Fi (F5S44C) + USB cable model. Does it work fine with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS ? Does WiFi work fine? Does scan ...
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Improve internet route

I've one doubt.. I'm brazilian and I have a dedicated server hosted in the USA. Because of the distance between Brazil and USA, my latency is a little bit high (170ms). There's a software named "...
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Can't control connection bit rate using iwconfig with Atheros TL-WN821N (AR7010)

I'm trying to reduce the connection bit rate on my Atheros TP-Link TL-WN821N v3 usb wifi adapter due to frequent instability issues (reported connection speed goes down to 1Mb/s and I have to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS TCP Connection drop

I am having dedi machine with ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed on it. And recently I've noticed that my players (as I host minecraft server) get kicked from the server with message saying connection was ...
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docker.io DNS doesn't work, it's trying to use 8.8.8.8

I have a new Ubuntu 14.04 install, and want to use Docker to run my old stuff that needs 12.04. DNS inside Docker doesn't work. My laptop's resolv.conf looks like: nameserver 127.0.0.1 Which doesn'...
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How to stop XAMPP/MySQL from defaulting to IPv6?

I installed XAMPP for Linux on a fresh Ubuntu 14.04. I started all servers and ran netstat -tupln. The mysql server is running on IPv6: tcp6 0 0 :::3306 :::* LISTEN 2818/mysqld I ...
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IP Messenger not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Do anybody got success using IP Messenger in ubuntu 14.04 LTS ? I'm getting error while launching ip-messenger. FileName:ipmsg.c Function:create_lock_file Line:157 Can not setup lock file:/tmp/...
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Enable Server-Side Indexing on Samba

So, I have an Ubuntu server sharing my Music/Video files with Windows and Linux clients using Samba. When I try to add the files to the Windows' "Libraries", it gives an error that the Network-mapped ...
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Ubuntu Server 14.04.03- can not access web pages of server on my LAN through WAN

I am trying to access web pages served by a Ubuntu server on my LAN through my WAN. Everyone on the outside sees it fine and I can access it through my phones LTE connection but not on wifi or WAN. I ...
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WIFI poor signal HP 15-af165sa

02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device [103c:804a] Control: I/O- Mem+ BusMaster+ SpecCycle- MemWINV-...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter + Ubuntu 16.04 woes

NEWS: Added update 1 Added update 2 I am trying to build a new machine using the Gigabyte GA-970 G1 Gaming motherboard, together with a TP-Link TL-WDN4800 N900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express ...
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extreme slow wifi on ubuntu 16.04

I have a brand new hp stream 11-r001nd, and I installed ubuntu 16.04 on it since I'm very satisfied with ubuntu (14.04) on my desktop pc. Everything works perfectly out of the box, except for my ...