Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Cannot make a wireless connection with new ISP

I decided to write because I am having difficulty establishing a connection with one of my laptops. which is partitioned. The side that runs Ubuntu 10.04 does not connect with the wireless router. The ...
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Why the difference between Samba sharing inside Home folder and outside (eg: mounted device)

With Samba, when I share inside my home folder, I only need to right click the folder I want to share (Let's assume it is on the Desktop) and select Sharing Options, then just select the options I ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 // Likewise Open // Unable to ever authenticate AD users

So Ubuntu 12.04, Likewise latest from the beyondtrust website. Joins domain fine. Gets proper information from lw-get-status. Can use lw-find-user-by-name to retrieve/locate users. Can use ...
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Problems with network connection: “sudo: unable to resolve host (none)” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: sudo: unable to resolve host (none) My Ubuntu 12.04 LTS lost Internet connection. It just acts like it has lost Internet connection. When I go to terminal in says: ...
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Enable mobile broadband not working

I'm using an EVDO usb Modem on 12.04. It works perfectly fine for few times. But now on wards when ever I try to connect it shows not enabled in status . I tried to enable it by ticking "Enable Mobile ...
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ERROR: Packet source 'wlan0' failed to set channel 2: mac80211_setchannel() in Kismet and Ubuntu 12.10

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10 in my computer with an Atheros AR5007 wireless card. I want to use Kismet but when I run it it starts displaying the message: ERROR: Packet source 'wlan0' failed to set ...
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How to set up Canon LBP3000 shared from Windows 7?

Ok, so I've got Canon LBP3000 attached to my HTPC/home server running Windows 7 x64. It's shared over the network and other Windows PCs can access it and use it without any problems. Recently, I've ...
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Bluetooth PAN/DUN on Ubuntu?

Is networking via Bluetooth PAN or DUN still viable on Ubuntu? All bluez instructions I could find fail to pair. Blueman says that there is no dhcp server installed regardless of dhcp being ...
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Why does penguin.local point to an odd IP, when it is meant to be local?

So I was doing some configuration for ssh. When I later then did this command: lsof -i tcp|grep ^ssh I got a list of what I was expecting to happen. However, something I never noticed before was ...
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DNS update for domain is not visible in my Ubuntu PC

4 days ago i changed my domain's nameservers. And after 2 days domain migrated to new hosting. But my computer(Ubuntu 12.04) is still opening old hosting when enter to my site. It is very strange. I ...
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Is it safe to browse the web with Firefox during Ubuntu install?

As asked in the title. I clicked on one of the links in the Quantal installer (set up via UNetbootin) and it launched Firefox. Will using it for a longer time during install cause conflict with ...
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Quickly Network commands in python

I am working on a program that mounts a windows shared network drive using quickly. So I sat up my GUI and everything.. But I don't know any python commands that mount a network place.. Usually when I ...
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Printing to a printer connected to a wireless router

I have a Netgear WNDR4500 wireless router which allows me to print wirelessly to a printer connected to it via a USB cable. However, the software used to print to it only works for Windows and OS X. ...
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HP mini 5102 Ethernet does not work after suspend on Lubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No wireless after resuming from suspend? Ethernet works fine after system is rebooted The onboard card is seen in 'lspci' as: 43:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell ...
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Trouble installing Server 12.10 - Dead keyboard, Blank Screen, Network Config [closed]

Installing 12.10 server from cd - minimal installation: basic system, ssh server,postgreSQL, manual updates. Hardware is brand new HP server that also runs Win 2003 Server Standard as a DNC ...
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monitor internet usage

I use vnstat to monitor internet data usage over wlan interface but since I also stream videos from my file server...the results are inaccurate. Is there any way to seperate data downloaded from ...
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How do I create a vpn over another vpn?

I am in a network that for accessing internet we must connect to vpn. also there exist another service for special bandwith for some users. So for accessing this service I must create another vpn. But ...
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Changing internal home network ip address for connected devices

I have a few computers at home. For each of the computers, I can see the internal home network ip address on any given device by typing in ifconfig in the terminal. If the device is connected to ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Network Connection menu GUI doesnt work properly

Many a times I have seen When I click on network connection(besides volume icon), I am unable to select any options. When I hover over VPN connections, the list shows nothing. I have added many VPNs. ...
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After upgrading to 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when connecting to Google Talk

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10, Empathy displays 'network error' when trying to connect to Google Talk. In 12.04 (and earlier versions), Empathy was setup and functioning correctly using Google Talk. ...
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Can I connect to other computers on my network using FTP?

Is there a way to connect to other computers on my home wifi network via FTP using something such as Filezilla?
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Connecting ubuntu computers via ssh

I am trying to connect the computers on my home wifi network via SSH. But I get "connection refused". Here is a supporting image (ip address changed for security purposes). Why is it refusing the ...
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How can I set up full access sharing on my network?

I want to setup a home network that grants full access to and from all machines in my home. All 4 of my machines are running Ubuntu 12.04. I tried setting up filesharing but have 2 problems with this: ...
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access localhost from other PC

I'm fresher for ubuntu 12.04.., I just created a simple program called login.php and i would like to run this prog from anther PC that not in my LAN. I had localhost in my system., I'm using apache2.0 ...
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ubuntu 12.04 dhcp gateway server

I need a little help. I will explain this the best I can so people don't have to ask extra questions. Essentially, I have a dell poweredge 2650, with 2 nics. eth0 goes to my cable modem, while eth1 ...
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How to upgrade Firefox on several computers on the network

I have about 10 computers on my LAN and I would like to upgrade the Firefox on the computers across the LAN. The computers are not connected to the internet. I can download the tar files from the ...
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Can't open a port

I need to run an app on my computer which connects to local port 49100. So everything runs on one computer. I tried adding rules to gufw, firestarter, manually: sudo iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport ...
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kubuntu dsl network problems

OK so here is the problem, i want to reinstall kubuntu 12.04 lts on my pc but i cannot connect to any internet, because the network manager wont let me.i have internet through pppoe but the problem is ...
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Network Connection Failure: “network disconnected”

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10, and have a Zantel modem (model: Huawei ec122) which is a cdma modem. I have been trying to connect to the internet but every time it loads it says "network disconnected" Does ...
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How can I see if I'm logged in via VPN?

I use Juniper Networks (a Java program that establishes a VPN connection). Does a command line command exist that lets me check to see if I'm logged in with Juniper?
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Cant find where to enter internet password and user name for DSL Ethernet

In order to connect to the internet in Windows 7, there is a dialog box in which one enters the username and password in order to connect. I have diligently looked in many places, but I can not find ...
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Can't get on “Go to Meeting” webinar

I just had Ubuntu installed on my computer. Tonight when I went to go on a webinar with "Go to Meeting", it wouldn't let me on, saying that web browser would not support it. When I went to the ...
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check support of Universal TUN/TAP Device on ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to setup Appgate Ip tunneling driver on my ubuntu 12.04 by following appgate instructions listed below: Installation, Linux Make sure the kernel has support for the Universal TUN/TAP ...
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12.10: ethernet is seen but can't connect [closed]

So, in my present location (at work) my Ubuntu machine can't connect to the ethernet. I can see it, meaning that it is listed as an option when I plug in the cable, however the computer never manages ...
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Atheros driver was there and now its gone!

I just installed Ubuntu on my hard drive. I am not connected to the internet because Ubuntu does not recognize my Atheros AR8161 ethernet. Therefore I have downloaded a total of 11 files in order to ...
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ubuntu can't connect to wireless

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my dell inspiron 5720 and I can't connect to any wireless networks, at the right top, it doesn't show any networks. I tried both the 32bit and 64bit versions, I ...
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VPN - “ADD” button is not active!

when i open Network Connections window, everything is ok but in the VPN tab. nothing is active there, even the ADD button. i need to make a pptp connection, but i have no idea how. here's the ...
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Network sharing for android

I am on ubuntu 12.04 and I want to create a wifi hotspot to be used with my android device. Now I know there are so many tutorials available every where and that I have all options in network tab to ...
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Trying to install Atheros AR8161 ethernet driver without internet connection

I have downloaded appropriate build-essential and linux headers files (and all dependencies....I think) from the internet and placed them on my desktop. I am now trying to install the Atheros AR8161 ...
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If the net is required to install an Atheros 8161 driver,how do I connect to the net without the driver?

If Ubuntu does not recognize hardware to connect to the net, and a net connection is necessary in order to install drivers for hardware that connects to the net, then how is such a system ever going ...
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System will not resolve domain.local websites

I have done a brand new installation of the Ubuntu server (v12.10) with bind configured to have a dns zone of gdos.local and apache configured for said domain. With a brand new installation of Ubuntu ...
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What is the easiest way to host a CD-ROM drive or ISO through a network (for booting/install)

So this is something ive wanted to learn (Network booting) but It seems everytime I look it up, there is something unnecessarily complex or its just obscure, So I figure id post it here and try to ...
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Reset /etc/resolv.conf after VPN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to prevent Juniper Network Connect breaking DNS resolutions I managed to get Juniper network VPN working on my 12.10 64-bit Ubuntu. But now I see that after ...
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How to use a specific DNS on wifi connection?

I read a few articles which stated that my isp(BSNL) has weak DNS servers and using a different faster DNS like opendns or google will increase the speed. I use a wifi connection through the router. ...
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How to rename an Ethernet interface?

As my built-in NIC was not supported by Ubuntu out-of-the-box I was forced to use a USB NIC for temporary installation-time Internet connection. And the USB NIC has taken the eth0 name making the ...
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Running driver-select script gives Error 1 and 2

I am trying to install an Atheros driver update and I am using this package: compat-wireless-2012-11-13-pc. I have not installed Ubuntu on disc, but am running it from the USB, running this code: ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.10 support ASIX AX88772 Ethernet controller chip out-of-the-box?

Being stuck with this question I am choosing a USB Ethernet adapter to buy to work it around. Obviously I need an adapter for which Ubuntu has drivers built-in. So the question is if AXAGO ADE-X5 ...
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Multiple IPs for a single WIRELESS NIC

I would like to have both a static IP or two (different locally routable subnets) and a DHCP virtual interface on a single physical wireless NIC. Any suggestion on how to address that? Ubuntu ...
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Unable to remove network proxy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to check if Network Proxy is really applied? I'd set up a network proxy a couple of days back from system settings. And afterwards I'd set my proxy method back to ...
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Setup DNS server for local network (with DHCP) for use with apache

I've set up an ubuntu-server to host a website. But at first i want to configure it to work in my local network. Actually it serves as DHCP server for the whole network with static ip 192.168.170.250 ...