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WiFi is not Available on ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Windows XP since past 9 years and I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 today for my project purpose. But I am facing a problem..I am not able to connect to my WiFi connection not is there ...
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Network only using one DNS when connected to VPN

My company has a VPN that I need to connect to. In OSX, I do this by using openvpn with the following configuration: client dev tun proto udp remote <GATEWAY_ADDRESS> <PORT> resolv-retry ...
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Macvlan interfaces beyond first interface fail to connect.

I've been working on a project to build a set of macvlans on ubuntu. The process I'm using comes from here. In short, I run this set of commands to build and initialize an interface: ip link add link ...
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Problems connecting to netowrk/wireless after upgrade

I just upgraded to 14.04, completed the process and restarted my laptop. Now I can not connect to my wireless network, and therefore can not connect to my internet wirelessly. Ubuntu keeps trying, ...
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WiFi not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop. Under networking menu at the top, it is not showing any WiFi options. How to get Wifi working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS? I have Broadcom BCM4311 WLAN card. ...
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How to successfully restart a network without reboot over SSH?

In Ubuntu 14.04 neither sudo service networking restart nor sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart do anything any more. They also both exit with code 1. Something has obviously changed (or half changed) ...
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I need a netspeed indicator for Ubuntu 14.04

I have a 3G mobile broadband connection that keeps changing network speed according to location and time and so I relied heavily on this applet ...
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Alfa AWUS036H reported as hard-blocked [on hold]

I'm having trouble getting WiFi up on my Tahr live session, and wish to get it working reliably before I install on this machine. My WiFi card, an ALFA AWUS036H, is reported as hard-blocked by network ...
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Why is BubbleUPnP not connecting to my minidlna server?

I'm trying to stream video files from my Ubuntu computer to my Android tablet. My tablet is running BubbleUPnP, and I've just installed minidlna. I can't seem to access video from BubbleUPnP. I've ...
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Ethernet and Wireless on Dell Latitude D520 stopped working after upgrade to 14.10

I have a Dell Latitude D520 that was wroking flawlessly until Ubuntu 14.10. During the installation the ethernet cable and wireless card worked but after the initial reboot the only way to connect to ...
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Remote ACCESS - SSH listening port filtered out by Firewall?

I am trying to access a remote server, with no physical access. I have accidentally changed the previous listening port in SSH and forgot to change it in the firewall rules. In firewall 15000 is ...
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Cannot connect to wireless in Lubuntu 14.04

I have tried all afternoon to fix this, but now I give up. I am trying to set up an old XP PC with Lubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly fine, except for the wireless connection. Connecting with ethernet ...
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Cannot ping/ssh to CirrOS/Ubuntu instance - OpenStack

I have OpenStack Havana installed I am able to launch Ubuntu/CirrOS instance but I am not able to ping or ssh to instance and vice-versa. I had set this in local.conf HOST_IP=192.168.171.131 ...
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Host ID on Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS 32-bit

I would like to learn the host ID of my system, how can I do so? In accordance with the following page http://infocenter.arm.com/help/index.jsp?topic=/com.arm.doc.faqs/ka3651.html, I checked it by ...
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How to fix a “Software caused connection abort” error in Ubuntu 14.04?

I just performed a clean install (not an upgrade) to Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit, PC desktop ISO) on a PC that previously had Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Upon trying to restore my \home directory from a Samba ...
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How do I share files between Natty Ubuntu and Windows XP via ethernet? [on hold]

Okay so this is how my network is set up I have it set so Windows gets its internet from my Ubuntu's wireless connection. How do I create a shared network folder between them? I tried a few different ...
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Bonding interfaces not working

Everytime I put in the following code (below). The problem is that network devices become unmanaged. I set the managed to true. That didn't work. when I do the ifconfig it is missing the "bond0" ip ...
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How to make my wi-fi usb adapter sitecom wla 2100 n300 v1-001 to work

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on a laptop (32bit) and on a desktop (64bit) and on both my sitecom wifi usb adapter is not recognized by ubuntu. I dont have any experience with ubuntu or linux. On ...
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How to direct DHCP requests based on IP

I have a home server that I want to make multicast a music stream to my network. I have the server connected to my main network router via WiFi, and I have a switch connected to the server by wire ...
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Hardware switch not functionning [on hold]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04, all is nearly functionnal and I really love that OS. Though, the following issue bothers me: The hardware switch for wireless network is not working on this version. It ...
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Openswan's ipsec verify fails on “Two or more interfaces found, checking IP forwarding”

I'm trying to set an L2TP/IPsec VPN. I have installed openswan from the repository on Ubuntu 13.04 Section: universe/net Architecture: amd64 Version: 1:2.6.38-1 and configured it following the ...
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Eth0 not working in ubuntu 13.10 minimal anymore

I installed ubuntu 13.10 minimal without any problems on my htpc and it worked very well a few weeks. What confused me in the beginning, was the name of the network device named p19p1. Never heard of ...
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Local Network between 3 computers

How can I create local network between 3 computers? All of them are using Ubuntu. I need to create network between them through a router. So, what programs or commands in terminal should I use?
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Internet Problem in Ubuntu 14.04 , After Upgrading from 12.04

I Recently Upgraded my 12.04 Ubuntu System to 14.04 , But After Upgrading to 14.04 , I have been facing the following problems , Wifi and Ethernet gets connected to the network , but I am Unable to ...
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Can not install OpenVPN Access Server on Ubuntu 14.04

I have downloaded and intalled package from here (https://openvpn.net/index.php/access-server/download-openvpn-as-sw/113.html?osfamily=Ubuntu). The service was started (sudo service openvpnas start), ...
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Failed to bring up eth1

We try to implement the ubuntu server as Gateway. There are two NIC cards . One is for Internet and another is for LAN. eth0 is up but eth1 is failed to up. I need to configure eth0 as address ...
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Wireless connection error for SOME networks

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything about wireless was ok until I come to work. 14.04 recognized & successfully connected to my home wireless network but it does not connect to ...
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start ntpd -qg after network connection

I am trying to synchronise two machines that connected over ad-hoc network. None of the computers are connected to the internet. One computer doesn't have a Real Time Clock, so everytime I reset it, ...
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iwconfig indicates “no wireless extensions” for a working wifi card

I was trying to set-up a virtual wifi access point. To find my interface name I used iwconfig and it showed no wireless extensions even though I am able use my wifi card. using : Dell 1540 vostro ...
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Certain websites do not load in 12.04

Certain websites do not load on my 12.04 64 bit system.This is not browser specific issue, as websites that do not load with firefox also do not load with chromium. For instance www.hgst.com does not ...
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Wireless not working on Asus F552CL-SX049H

I tried Ubuntu 14.04 live on my Asus F552CL-SX049H, and the wireless is not working. Running lspci gives the following result: [...] 03:00.0 Network controller: MEDIATEK Corp. MT7630e 802.11bgn ...
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How can I manually copy over files like LXDE and other apps?

I have a really old laptop which I have recently installed Lucid 10.04.4 Server on because it would not support newer versions. Instead of an ethernet cable it has an internal modem with a phone line ...
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LAN Network won't connect(13.10 and now 14.04) [on hold]

I have a problem that I can't conect to my network on Ubuntu 14.04(also not working on 13.10). It's a TTLS/PAP authentication, the thing is, it keep me asking to enter my password(even password is ...
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How to setup a Netgear Wnda3100v2 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have never been a Linux user before (I'm familiar with Windows 7) and I would like some help on setting up the Netgear Wnda3100v2 wireless adapter for Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. I have the installation ...
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How to display UMTS signal strength?

Using a random UMTS USB stick (Huwei 160 or something like this) works an current Ubuntu pretty much out of the box and the setup via network manager (nm-applet) is convenient. But it does not ...
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Ubuntu install on Asus UEFI network not working

I did a complete wipe of my windows 8 and replaced it with Ubuntu (ASUS V500CA-BB31T). When I boot into Ubuntu none of the networking works, not even the Ethernet cable is recognized. When ...
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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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Network service discovery disabled: What does this mean for me?

Every time at boot I get a message “Network service discovery disabled. Your current network has a .local domain, which is not recommended and incompatible with the Avahi network service discovery. ...
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DSL connection in ubuntu 12.04

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside with Windows7. I am unable to use the LAN in ubuntu.I have made a DSL connection in ubuntu with username and password provided by the ISP. I also checked ...
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Network connection error after suspend Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and a DSL connection for internet. However, whenever I suspend and resume my session, I'm no longer able to connect to the internet. Could someone help me fix this?
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Nintendo DS unable to aquire ip from ubuntu 12.04

I want to connect my Nintendo DS (does not support WPA or Ad-Hoc) to the internet, but i can't just change the encryption from WPA to WEP every time i do so, so i connected my pc via ethernet cable to ...
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How to configure a lan connection for to computers in ubuntu 14.04

I am a student and I really need this for a project. I need to know how can I configure a LAN connection in ubuntu . where should I start from? which commands should be used in terminal?
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What happens when we cancel apt-get install manually or due to network failure

hi today I was installing mongodb using apt-get its 114 mb download , when apt-get was running I lost network connection so downloading stopped so cancelled it using Ctrl + c . Later when my ...
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route table explanation

I'm a newbie. Recently I used the command ip route ls to print my route table. Here is the content: 111.211.3.192/26 dev wlan0 proto kernel scope link src 111.211.3.205 metric 2 I'm curious about ...
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'proto' field in 'ip route add'

I have added two routes using: ip route add 100.100.200.0/24 via 100.100.100.1 proto 89 and a different protocol number. My question is if this 'proto' number is same as IP protocol numbers (i.e ...
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Terminal fails to connect to my shcool's wifi

I am trying to connect to Wi-Fi of my school. It connects to Internet, and I am able to run it on firefox but it fails to work on terminal. I get these outcomes: kadir@kadir:~$ sudo iwconfig eth0 ...
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What the difference between 'ip -6 route' and 'route -A inet6'?

I use the following commands to add a default route entry whose next hop is fe80::20c:29ff:fe75:b579: sudo route -A inet6 add default gw fe80::20c:29ff:fe75:b579 dev eth0 sudo ip -6 route add default ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 14.04

My laptop is sony VPCEH15EN. In the early releases of Ubuntu like 12.04 and 13.10 my bluetooth used to work properly. But now in Ubuntu 14.04 it is not working. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C ...
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Why's my wifi-Hotspot connection failing to get established?

What I did: Open system settings, Network, Wireless. Clicked "Create Hotspot" (Nothing happened). Clicked network icon in panel Create New wireless network Entered name and password Entered SSID ...
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Can't install software due to broken isc-dhcp-server dependency

while trying to setup hotspot i have messed up with the dhcp server setting , i do not know what went wrong but i am getting following error while installing anything : Errors were encountered while ...