Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Application with Output similar to the GUI output of “WireShark”

I know that WireShark allows live packet capturing as well as details being displayable in the GUI. Is there any similar program that operates on a CLI, rather than a GUI? This is intended for use ...
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Virtualbox: host only networking - proxy internet connection

I'll ask my question first, then give details about where I am coming from: Is it possible to use host only, then have ubuntu act as a proxy to provide internet access to windows? If so, how? I am ...
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10.10 Firefox Speed Problem

Firefox Browser working very slow in my UBUNTU 10.10. I use Mobile to connect either via blue tooth or cable. Is any tips to make it fast
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Dell DImension C521 won't automatically connect to a wired network

My parents were having continuous trouble with Windows Vista. The problem was that Vista refused to connect to the wired network set up for them, and if it did it would only last for a day or two and ...
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Fixing IP Renewal After Laptop Suspend

I have a Macbook Pro 5.5 running Ubuntu 10.04, and I've noticed that with some wifi networks, but not all, I'm unable to reconnect after coming out of suspension. I've tried both Network Manager and ...
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Will two Internet connections be utilized by default?

If I have two connections to the Internet (one via eth0 and the other via wlan0), will both be utilized by default? ...or do I have to make some adjustments in order to have applications take ...
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How to share internet by creating virtual access point in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to set up ubuntu as wireless accesspoint? Please are there any software or workaround in Ubuntu by which we can share internet by creating virtual access point like ...
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Two ethernet ports on motherboard. How can I get double the bandwidth?

Direct Question: My evga classified motherboard has two ethernet ports. I want to use them simultaneously to improve the speed of a remote connection. (Yay for programming remotely). How do I do ...
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How do I connect to Cisco Valet Plus Wireless Internet Router?

I was wondering if it is possible to connect to a Cisco Valet Plus Wireless internet router with Ubuntu 10.10. The Easy Setup Key that comes with the router does not support Ubuntu according to the ...
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Can I force my Huawei E1550 modem to be usable on another network?

I have huawei e1550 3g modem and it is locked to network operator "Idea" while using through windows(which I don't like). Is it possible to use another network operator on this modem on ubuntu or Is ...
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How to config ddclient and make the pc in a NAT availabe to a client in internet?

How to config the ddclient to make my pc which is in NAT accessible from a pc in the internet?
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Intranet with Ubuntu

I have one intranet 192.168.0.x/255.255.255.0 and I want to configure another intranet (192.168.1.x) under the first intranet(192.168.0.x). (x.x.x.x)modem(192.168.0.x) > computers and one switch to > ...
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define static routes at boot

I'm running Ubuntu desktop 10.04 and on every boot the machine cannot be accessed from outside the LAN. after running sudo route add default gw 192.168.1.1 everything works as expected. Is there any ...
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Wired networking problem on an Acer am350 netbook

Am a linux newbie and I recently insatalled ubuntu Maverick Meekart on my netbook. I usually use wifi or a wired network for internet. However after using it for a couple of days without a hitch I ...
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Default gateway changing

I am using 3 ethernet interfaces on Ubuntu but when I restart, the default gateway is changing to a different interface. Each time I boot I have to change default gateway back to the eth1 by deleting ...
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Send messages between 2 Ubuntu PCs (Net Send Style)

I am trying to find a way to send a message (like a popup message) from 1 PC to another. both are using Ubuntu. Already tried the smbclient way but this only works between a linux PC to a windows PC. ...
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How do I auto-connect to a DSL-USB-modem?

I have Modem called TP-LINK TD-8817 USB The problem Who when I log to ubuntu the modem don't run but if I want to run it I should remove the wire of the modem and enter it again I have to do this ...
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Intel 3945ABG wireless not working at all

Link to original launchpad discussion Basically for a few weeks my wireless hasn't been working properly. I could see wireless networks, but not connect to them. Asked launchpad on how to help, and ...
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How do I use simpleproxy?

Can some one give me an example scenario where this package can be used? http://packages.ubuntu.com/dapper/simpleproxy
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How can I connect to the Internet using an ADSL modem?

I have a dualboot Ubuntu and Windows XP on my PC. Does Ubuntu require drivers for the onboard Ethernet card? If not, how can I make an Internet conection using an ADSL modem?
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How to configure eth0 manually?

How to manually configure eth0 in Ubuntu? I don't have any DHCP server. Do I need IP address when I am just going to capture packets?
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Network connection on an Acer Aspire 5253? [closed]

I bought an Acer Laptop 5253-BZ893 and i got Ubuntu 10.10 installed with no problem. The only problem i have is, that i get no network connection options, wired or wireless. I just get No ...
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Network control and monitoring with Netams [closed]

Has anyone ever used Netams for network, bandwidth management? When I search Google and Ubuntu sites, I can only find very basic installation and configuration information, and most are in Russian. I ...
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How to migrate network manager settings

I'm moving from an old ubuntu box to a new one. Is there a way to export the network manager settings from the old machine and import them in the new one?
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Internet Monitoring & Control tools

Does anybody know a software for monitoring internet usage and control bandwidth speed and quotas for each user/MAC in a centralized server for a small LAN network (less than 100 PCs).
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Connect to new wireless network [closed]

Wireless networking was working perfectly on my old adsl router. Then I moved to a new home that does not have adsl, and the router has been replaced with a new 3G one. I have worked through the ...
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How to connect a few PCs without Internet access?

I want to connect a few PCs in my company so that they can share files, chat, and transmit data. I have no Internet connection. I want to accomplish this without Internet but whenever needed I can ...
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How to connect Ethernet via a Huawei Smart AXMT880s modem (with auto-detection)?

It's been well over six months but I have the same router SmartAX MT880d with Ethernet, and the exact same problem : no internet, even though I can successfully reach the modem settings page by ...
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Trying Network Manager's replacement ConnMan

I'm aware that Network Manager is going to be replaced by ConnMan. How can I try it out? EDIT I installed indicator-network and it's dependencies, so how do use it? Oh, and I'm on 10.10's Unity. ...
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1000baseT/Full Supported and Advertised but not working! [closed]

i'm using a AT3IONT-I motherboard with integrated card. If I ethtool it to 1000 full duplex it wont work! Here is sudo ethtool eth0: Supported ports: [ TP ] Supported link modes: 10baseT/Half ...
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How to enable Nautilus mounted remote shares in a file system dialog

I can see the remote share from nautilus and browse to it. I want to access that share from another application in this case, Eclipse - which is using the standard open file dialog. Is there a ...
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How can I use smbclient to connect to Windows shares by hostname when a firewall is enabled?

I can't connect to file shares on Windows computers using smbclient -L //hostname when the firewall is enabled. This occurs whether I'm using ufw (which allows outgoing traffic and replies back in ...
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Intermittent ethernet connectivity

I am facing a weird problem. I am connecting to my dsl modem via ethernet. After booting, sometimes Ubuntu 10.10 does not detect the eth0 card properly or does not connect to the modem. I have made ...
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USB tethered connection via Nexus One not showing on NetworkManager

When plugging my Nexus One (Android 2.3.3) via USB and activating the "USB Tethering" option, I cannot enable the connection via Network Manager, because I just see a gray "Disconnected" option. If I ...
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Do any NetworkManager VPN plugins support IPv6?

Do any of the NetworkManager VPN plugins support IPv6? The two I've tried so far (PPTP and StrongSwan) only show an "IPv4" tab. I would have thought at least the IPsec one would support IPv6?
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Alternative to NetScanner

Is there a software alternative to NetScanner (which runs on the Windows platform)?
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Unable to use TL-WN821N wireless adapter

I got a TP-LINK USB wireless module - TL-WN821N, using Ubuntu 10.04 (same problems were also seen in 10.10). From everything I've read online, the usb adapter should work just fine, since the Atheros ...
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How to access shared drive connected to Airport Extreme router? [closed]

I have an external hard drive connected to my Airport Extreme. I keep my photo and music files on it and can access them from both a Mac and a Windows XP machine. For some reason I can't find, much ...
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What does a media server need?

I want to buy a new PC to be used as a media server that streams HD movies, music to any wireless device on my network (laptop, desktop, TV, etc.). I was wondering about the PC hardware's ...
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How do I setup an Icecast server for broadcasting audio in my network?

Broadcasting the output of the soundcard as an internet radio stream is a reliable way to stream audio in a network. This can nicely be used to e.g. transmit audio in a wireless LAN to another ...
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How do I simulate a network?

I want to simulate the following network with 2 laptops connected over internet. How can I do it? How can I set up the intefaces? [I'm using KVM if it matters]. Any help appreciated.
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In NetworkManager, my nm-dispatcher is never called

I've got two Ubuntu laptops (both 10.10). One is a new Maverick install and the other has been upgraded many times since 9.04. On the latter, setting up a custom script hook in ...
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Can I connect to multiple networks for double bandwidth?

If I used one wired connection to ISP_1 and another wireless connection to ISP_2, can Ubuntu benefit from both, such as running bit-torrent and getting twice the bandwidth?
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How do I get network working on a Dell n5010?

Hey. I just formatted a Dell n5010 and installed Ubuntu 10.10. Now,when i try to access the Internet it doesn't find the available networks. Informations about it: My network is set to broadcast ...
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Configuring ethernet network

I've got a wired network connection and if I'm using network manager (hereafter "NM") everything works fine except for the hardware address (it doesn't change). I'm thinking of using ...
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Remote connection problem

Hello I have ubuntu 10.04 installed with mysql on it and I have a problem with remote connection. When I connect through putty it works but sometimes it looks like it hangs for example when I ...
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Enabling DHCP without being connected

I was installing Ubuntu server the other night and I was not able to hook up to the network while installing because I don't have a monitor for my desktop machines. I had to go into the living room ...
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How do I set up a server for SSH?

At my workplace (a university) we have two Ubuntu servers. One is a teacher server and the other is a student server. I am currently setting up a new server to replace the existing teacher server. ...
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How to programatically sign into a hotspot-type network?

I often connect to a network, that is open, but requires a key-pass authentication before used in a webpage. Is it possible to automate the authentication with a script?
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The best way to hide my computer on a network

What is the best way on Ubuntu to hide my computer from network monitoring tools(network sniffer)?