Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

learn more… | top users | synonyms (1)

12
votes
3answers
30k views

How do I add an additional IP address to /etc/network/interfaces?

I have an extra IP address available to my server, and so I need to assign it in the interfaces file. At the moment, I've got this: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

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 ...
9
votes
5answers
19k views

How do I connect my desktop and my laptop using an ethernet cable to transfer files?

I have an ethernet cable (not a crossover cable) to connect my laptop and my desktop ubuntu machines. I want to transfer large amounts of data. Is it possible with such a cable? I believe that between ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

WiFi connection easy mode?

Currently, the only way I've found to connect to WiFi networks on my Lubuntu 15.04 box is to open nm-connection-editor, type in an SSID, and enter security settings. Simply clicking on the network ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
14 views

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 ...
-2
votes
1answer
21 views

How to Setup ethernet in ubuntu

My ISP says this and It doesn't make any sense.. Need help please! https://www.worldlink.com.np/linux.php
1
vote
1answer
737 views

Ubuntu 12.04 - no internet after wakeup, wifi/lan connected, but reaching only local network

I have a strange problem on Toshiba Satellite NB and Ubuntu 12.04 on it. This system is working flawlessly a couple of months now already, but since last week I am getting a strange problem. I put ...
-1
votes
0answers
13 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

How to connect MTS MBlaze

i have installed ubuntu 11.04 inside the windows xp. i have MTS Mblaze USB Modem. (my service provider is MTS MBlaze,india) i want to use Mblaze into ubuntu so that i did the following steps for make ...
0
votes
0answers
4 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Provider forbade routers

My dormitory's petty tyrant provider forbade using routers. We found the solution for Windows: 1) To make reg-file: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Wifi is Connected But No Internet Connection . Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

Iam Using a Double Boot Configuration of Ubuntu 14.04 and Windows . I recently got WiFi secured with a password and was able to connect to it with Windows. So I went on and connected it with Ubuntu , ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

No WiFi with Ubuntu 14.04 on HP Pavilion 15

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a separate partition (Windows 8.1 on another one). During the installation the setup could already not detect a WiFi network. It only showed something like "Realtek ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Why does not the Wireless Connection get any Internet access?

I have been carefully reading a few web pages related to this topic before deciding to ask Ubuntu, but unfortunately now I have to come out of my hide-out and to ask for some more professional help. ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

How can i fix this avahi-daemon cups configure on ubuntu 14.04?

When start my pc then showing me two line, how can i fix this ? Starting Reload cups, upon starting avahi-daemon to make sure remote queues are populated [OK] Starting Reload cups, upon starting ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

NAT timeout on particular websites. It feels like sites that contain re-direction for content in particular

Problem Statement: Desktop connected to LAN and WLAN encounter WWW web timeout on specific web sites. This is Very consistent. This occurs on Windows with Chrome and IE. It also happens on the ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

No network with HP ProLiant DL380 G5

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS with my ProLiant. Here's the problem: During installation, when it goes to configure the network, it detects my five network ports and the type of hardware for them just ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Share Internet Connection via Ethernet connected Router over the LAN

I have a USB modem that works perfectly with Ubuntu but doesn't work with my Wifi router. I want a set-up where the USB modem is connected to my PC and my PC is connected to my Router (via ethernet) ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Problem connecting with a server only in one computer

I'm trying to connect to a server but y only obtain this: $ ssh user@server.direction ssh_exchange_identification: read: Connection reset by peer when I run the -vv option I get this $ ssh ...
0
votes
1answer
15 views

How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN?

How to use a 4G phone to provide WAN/Internet service to a LAN? I intend to use this as backup when my cable modem Internet goes down. (It goes down frequently and it is down now.) My phone has a ...
1
vote
3answers
47 views

Permission error when auto mounting network drive Ubuntu 14.04

Error when trying to open mapped drive: mount: only root can mount //192.168.0.2/Music on /home/pst007x/Music/ServerMusic This is my latest (attempt) entry in fstab: //192.168.0.2/Music ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

how to install software for wifi dongle

I've got a new Realtek USB wifi dongle comes with installation cd. that includes Linux. It is not, despite assurances that it should be, recognised by the system. How can I use the software supplied ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

How to use the --configure option in the network-admin tool

Well, I have no idea. Neither Ethernet connection 1 nor the standard interface name pair eth0/eth1 nor the internal interface name of my network adapter works here. It occurs to me that network-admin ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Setting up wifi connectivity mac

I am very very very new to setting up another system on my mac, so if this question seems very off base... I apologize in advance. I just installed Kali linux on my usb and then I booted it on my ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Cannot access internet via Ethernet cable, but ethernet is connected, wifi works

My system Ubuntu 14.04 after boot shows notification "Incorrect proxy settings". I am trying to access internet using the Ethernet cable behind the proxy network. I am able to access the internet via ...
1
vote
1answer
7k views

atheros wireless ar9285 driver

I have been having problems with wireless on Ubuntu 10 and above, Mint 11 and above. The problem is in the driver for the wireless... I can see that there is no driver installed and yet it works but ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How to release all IP addresses in my LAN network

I have ~100 clients on my LAN. When they get turned on simultaneously many seem to get assigned the same IP addresses. - I use dhcp How can I get them get ubuntu to release all the currently ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Internet connectivity lost after 8-27 update

Lenovo G50-70 Ubuntu 15.04 Verizon DSL used and useful for 8 months. After 8/27 update will not connect. Verizon DSL not listed. Sprint USB Franklin will connect but unusably slow. apt-get update ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

wi-fi, driver problem

I recently installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows, and one of the first things i noticed is that my wi-fi switch (fn+f3) didn't have any effect. I looked up the problem online, and the only results ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

WiFi problems pages dont load up

I have WiFi problems on my Lubuntu laptop. When I connect it through ethernet cable it's all good, pages loadup quickly without any problems, but if i connect through my WiFi connection pages either ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Continuous WiFI issues on a MacBook Pro with Kubuntu 15.04 installed

I recently installed Kubuntu 15.04 on a MacBook Pro, and I've had various issues wi which includes WiFi disconnecting, reporting "Configuring Interface," and then reconnecting, or forcing me to ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

wireless connection not connecting on Ubuntu 14.04

when I run sudo lshw -c network I get *-network description: Wireless interface product: RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., ...
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Epson WF-2520 Printer on Network (Ethernet-Connected)— iScan

This specific printer does print normally both in elemntary OS and Lubuntu. But the Image Scan! for Linux does not work iScan:Could not send command to scanner. Check the scanner's status. I am new ...
0
votes
1answer
9 views

Ubuntu Server automaticly connect to VPN at boot

I need to set up a server out in the field. The power and network conditions are not very good. The location is unmanned. I need the server to connect to a vpn every time it boots or re-connects to ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

When internet connection with my WiFi is slow/doesn't exist, Ubuntu automatically disconnects me

When I am connected to my WiFi, if connection drops.. or if my Internet is really slow Ubuntu automatically disconnects me. It is annoying because I can't connect to 192.168.1.1 (Modem's/Router's IP) ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

My AP service is running some seconds then stops

I did this till the issue: made a script running a Wifi Hotstop :: works ok made a service "WifiHotspot" and put it in /etc/init.d added it for boot launch: update-rc.d WifiHostpot defaults 95 ...
0
votes
0answers
148 views

Wash -i mon0 no output

I just swapped to Ubuntu 14.04 from Arch. I was installing some pentest tools from kali, the issue I'm having is when I run: sudo wash -i mon0 -c 6 It has no output I'm only shown: mass@Mass:~$ ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

How to establish strongSwan IPsec/L2tp connection using gnome

I have successfully installed strongSwan on my ubuntu desktop and I am now trying to connect it to a L2TP server. The admin provided me with Username Password Gateway IP PSK From the top right ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Installed 14.04 and can not connect to wifi

I just installed 14.04 and cannot connect to wifi. I am currently using a wired connection but my other computer and phone are connected just fine so it isn't my internet. I've been through all ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Ethernet not getting detected on xubuntu

Ethernet suddenly stopped getting detected in my xubuntu a couple of days ago. It is working fine in Windows 8. Went through several threads here and elsewhere but nothing has helped so far. I have ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter

I just purchased a Lenovo Yoga 3, 14". It comes with a Qualcomm Atheros QCA61x4 wireless network adapter. I have not been successful getting this wifi to work. I have tried some suggestions for Yogas ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Determine nameserver to use behind a proxy

I have access to internet only behind a proxy. apt-get works fine but when I do ping google.com I get ping: unknown host google.com. This is not the case when I do ping without a proxy. How can I ...
0
votes
1answer
12 views

Test my custom created DNS?

I used VPS Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) to install test environment for my Ruby on Rails development. And I succeed with installing and configuring. Now I also configured DNS on that VPS server, everything ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Cannot connect to ethernet

I have a dual boot laptop. In Windows I can connect to ethernet without a problem but in Ubuntu Trusty it cannot get an IP address. Doesn't seem to be the network's fault because I've had this problem ...
0
votes
2answers
21 views

libvirt networking problem: Host cannot access Internet (while guests can!)

I run a Ubuntu machine which hosts via libvirt several guest VMs (also Ubuntu). The guests can access the Internet, while the host can only reach the local network, including the gateway. This seems ...
0
votes
0answers
8 views

MAAS Region and MAAS Cluster Master on the same machine

I have installed MAAS with Ubuntu 14 server and I am trying to set up the cluster master. When I make any change to the cluster master interface I get this error Error: Unable to connect to cluster ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

ipaddress of ipv4/ipv6 address [on hold]

IM new to networking and would like to know the ipaddress of the given address :- c23385f4-80ab-4501-b123-d2b6ae9bb60d (I have changed the nos little bit) How will I know if this is a ipv4 or ipv6 ...