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Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Network Interfaces Do Not Function When Ubuntu Is Installed On An Asus 'Striker Extreme' Motherboard

I am attempting to install Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS on my computer. This computer is based around an Asus 'Striker Extreme' motherboard. I can install Ubuntu, but the machine cannot connect to the ...
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Network icon shows an Internet connection, while ping does not

I am an Ubuntu user for the last couple of years. Recently facing problem to connect my new laptop into the Internet. I have an ISP connection which provide me a NAT address. I changed all the ...
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How do I ssh into a User Mode Linux process [closed]

I have managed to startup a User Mode Linux session (see How to correctly start a Ubuntu user-mode-linux from the command line) although I'm still having an issue on startup I'm able to get networking ...
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How to stop tor from starting before Vidalia?

I get these errors trying to run tor with vidalia Apr 19 21:55:15.371 [Notice] Tor v0.2.1.30. This is experimental software. Do not rely on it for strong anonymity. (Running on Linux i686) Apr 19 ...
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Sitecom Wireless Network USB Micro Adapter Problem

I have problem with Sitecom Wireless Network USB Micro Adapter 300N WL-364. I use Ubuntu 10.10 64bit and it does not recognize any drivers for this model. What I did so far: used ndiswrapper to ...
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Can't get ipv6 address using dhcp

I can get the ipv4 address using dhcp,But can't get the ipv6 address. the dhcp server also support the ipv6 service. ifconfig eth0 eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr: 00:21:85:d3:a3:36 ...
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How do I setup OpenVPN so I can securely use the internet from an unsecured hotspot?

Goal: I want to be able to securely use the internet via my home PC while my notebook is connected to an open hotspot/access point. I do know that I can use a SSH tunnel/SOCKS proxy, but I don't want ...
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How to configure nokia 2700c phone in wammu? [closed]

my phone is nokia 2700c (java phone).please help me to connect it on wammu and gmobilemedia application with datacable.
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Installing BSNL UTStarCom 300R2U ADSL2+ Modem via USB port

anoop@blackTiger:~$ lsusb Bus 004 Device 002: ID 0451:6060 Texas Instruments, Inc. RNDIS/BeWAN ADSL2+ Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub Bus 003 Device 002: ID 045e:00cb ...
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Unable to open “Windows Network” to see other computers on LAN

I have my machine connected to our office LAN which has many other machines that use win XP, win 7 etc. Until a month or so ago, I was able to share files and folders with them, but now I can't even ...
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Troubleshooting wireless network connection: DNS not working

I have a wireless router that assigns IPs using DHCP. My laptop (Acer Aspire 1 110L running Ubuntu 10.10) connects to the wireless network, but DNS is not working. I've tried to trouble shoot the ...
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HP DV7 Ethernet Intermittent flashes

I Have an HP dv7 laptop with Ubuntu 10.10 installed when i plug the cable no connection is established and a white light starts to flashes intermittent, the system tells me that no connection is ...
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How to copy files to multiple hosts across the network?

I have more than 200 Ubuntu systems to which I want to copy a file. How can I copy files to multiple hosts across the network? What possibilities do I have? Note: This question is related to How to ...
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Installing Java on computers with no internet connection?

I have a network of 20 computers (all running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS), connected together in a network. Most of the machines are placed in places that are really hard to get to. I have a central machine ...
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Moving large data between Ubuntu systems in a home network

I have two computers in my home network linked with a router with each other, I use to transfer small files using sftp but the transfer rate is very slow. Now I want to move around 100GB of data from ...
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Uploading or attaching files that located on a shared drive doesn't work?

I have this odd, quite minor, but annoying issue that I am quite perplexed about. Whenever I try to upload a file via my browser(let's say attach a file to an email in GMail), I click 'Browse' button ...
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How to make X.org listen to remote connections on port 6000?

This is on Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat) 64-bit desktop. I want to make my X server listen to remote connections from clients in other machines on the local network. I know about ssh -X and that is ...
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How can I share my iPhone's 3g connection with my Ubuntu 10.10 desktop PC? Currently using MyWi app

I'm trying to share my iPhone's 3G data connection with my Ubuntu desktop as my broadband router has blown up (a new one is on order...). I have successfully managed to share my 3G data connection ...
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captive portal vpn

I'm sitting in a pub which promises wifi but in fact only seems to allow http and https over their standard ports, so no github, and no connecting to my home machine over ssh. How can I bypass all ...
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The problem of Virtual LAN and iptables's configuration

I added the Virtual LAN eth0:3 in /etc/network/interfaces ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet Hwaddr:00:1e:ec:11:97:dc inet address:10.16.31.179 broadcast:10.16.31.255 ...
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How do I wget a file from any machine on the network?

I have more than 100 systems running ubuntu. I have a configuration file in one of these systems say 172...10. Can i get that configuration file from the other sytem say 172...100 using wget? I have ...
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Cached Remote Filesystem mount? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I cache NFS shares on a local disk? I have a large directory of pictures on a Debian server that I'd like to frequently access and update on my Ubuntu (Maverick) ...
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Finder freezes when deleting files across a OS X/Linux network [closed]

I have my MacBook 5,2 hooked up to an Ubuntu 10.10 'server' via ethernet. I've installed netatalk and avahi-daemon on the server. I've disallowed Spotlight (OS X's search utility) from indexing the ...
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sendto: Permission denied error

When I run ping program I get the following error: sendto: Permission denied even though I had done su. What could be the possible reason? Thanks in advance
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How can I make NetworkManager assign specific addresses and names to machines that connect via “Shared to other computers”?

It appears as if, in Ubuntu 10.10, NetworkManger uses dnsmasq to implement the "Shared to other computers" method. This is work fairly well for me, but I want the machines that connect to get ...
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People nearby and bonjour not working over the same wireless and wired network

I'm trying to send files from one computer to the other using empathy, but on my desktop and laptop, Empathy is only picking up Pidgin's bonjour account on both computers. (I've got Pidgin installed ...
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Up-to-date hardware compatibility lists [closed]

I'm looking for an up-to-date list of NIC's compatible with Ubuntu 10.10. One of the PC's here in the office suffered a network hardware failure in the on-motherboard network interface. We've fitted ...
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Lost wireless connection and detection

My laptop Lenovo T400 lost its wireless connection and couldn't detect the available wireless networks, immediately after I moved my laptop from one desk to another. I am not sure if moving it ...
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How do I join a Windows Active Directory?

We have a "mix-mode" Lab. and we want to migrate to Ubuntu, from Windows. In this process, how do we add Ubuntu workstations to a Windows Domain / Active Directory ('AD') setup?
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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?