Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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Waiting For Network Config and Purged Network Manager in 12.04

I am very new to Ubuntu and I love it dearly, however recently I had an error pop up which said: 'E:Encountered a section with no Package: header, E:Problem with MergeList ...
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Unable to get PCI Ethernet connected on Ubuntu 12.04 Server

First off, it might be useful to explain that my local network setup is: [Internet] <---> [192.168.1.1] <---> [10.10.10.1] <---> [Computer] so, the router at 10.10.10.1 is the ...
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Decrease in Network Speeds On 12.04

I have a newish 12.04 box that I converted from FreeNAS due to the difficulty with the FreeNAS operating system and slow transfer speeds over gigabit ethernet. I got 12.04 setup without many ...
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Wicd does not like to reconnect upon resuming in the same or different location

Ubuntu 13.10 - Samsung Series 9 - Wireless connection only Issue: Wicd does not automatically re-connect after the laptop is suspended. This happens when the laptop is turned back on in the same ...
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How to mount network drive so that it can be used from applications and on wifi

I wish to set up a network drive for storing my personal photos. I already have a server and a 'pictures' user on the server. I planned to store the photos in the home directory of this user. I ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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How to start networking service

When I write below commands it says job failed to start. Actually I don't want to write a command every time. So how can I start my network service automatically? sudo /etc/init.d/networking start ...
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OpenVPN and the NetworkManager plugin - Advanced Settings Questions

I just set up OpenVPN and the network manager plugin. I purchased VPN service from PrivateInternetAccess.com. It works fine but only when the Cipher and HMAC Authentication under the advanced ...
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Can both NICs be in the same subnet?

I have a requirement for which I have to put both the interfaces(eth0 and wlan0) of Ubuntu 12.04 PC in the same subnet. As far as I understand, this should not create a problem but I wanted to ...
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How to add route after connecting to openvpn server?

I'm trying for several days now to solve my problem. I have been using openvpn for windows for quite a while and after replacing windows with ubuntu 13.10, I was happy to see that openvpn is available ...
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Share wifi. Ubuntu PC needs to share Widows 7 wifi to access internet

I have not found this exact question ( I think, or I just don't get it ). ** Goal: Get my Ubuntu PC on the internet. ** ** Problem: No direct network access at all on Ubuntu. ** ** Set-up: ...
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How to protect my PC from netcut users? (ARP spoof)

In my campus, some people they are using netcut in Windows and they are blocking us not to use Internet. Since I am a Ubuntu user, I can't install neither nutcut nor netcut-defender to protect and ...
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Hidden Interface configuration?

During installation of Ubuntu server 13.04, I configured the primary ethernet interface. This interface is visible in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The system has two additional interfaces which ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 LTS No Internet connection

my ubuntu server is no longer accessible to the internet. during boot it will say waiting for network configuration then waiting up to 60 more seconds for network configuration then it just ...
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How can I share my internet connection from windows to ubuntu?

Okay, so I have a mobile connection attached to my main pc (windows 8.1), the address range is 192.168.43.1 - 255 with the gateway being 192.168.43.1 and I want to share this to my Ubuntu server which ...
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Cannot connect to internet using D-link mobile broadband modem for BSNL network

I am using dlink modem of model DWM-156 as an HSUPA USB adapter with a BSNL network sim in it. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows7. I have defined the network settings in the mobile ...
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Wireless option missing in network settings [duplicate]

When I go to click on NETWORK in the System Settings menu, I have is Network Proxy and Wired Network but no Wireless option. My laptop is Hp pavilion g6. I have a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04
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RTNETLINK answers: File exists ubuntu server 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, running in VMWare. My /etc/network/interfaces file consists of: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet loopback # The loopback network ...
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Not getting internet on my 12.10 Even if Wifi connection is established

I am not getting internet even after wifi connection being established.I have two operating systems installed on my sony vaio(E Series,VPCEH15EN) laptop.Most amazing point is I can browse net on ...
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Configuring a network on a multi ethernet port server

Hy to all: I have just installed Ubuntu Server 12.04.3 on a Sunfire X4100 This server has 4 ethernet port, my target is to use: eth0 to connect to the modem and so to internet eth1, eth2, eth3 to ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch after connecting to ethernet

I'm using dell with Ubuntu 12.04. As soon as I connect ethernet, wireless gets disabled and network manager shows Wireless is disabled by hardware switch and, that status will go away after I unplug ...
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Samba error message invoke-rc.d: initscript samba, action “restart” failed

Hello I'm on Ubuntu 13.10 x64 Newbies I try to create a samba share. it is installed, and I think it is running, I create users and a shared folder on a secondary internal hard drive sata ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 in Win 8.1 Hyper-V VM won't reach internet

I have a Surface Pro 2. I was able to successfully create a virtual machine on Hyper-V and install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit in it. That was fine. However, I can't an internet connection through Ubuntu. ...
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Problems re-establishing wireless connection after messing with ndiswrapper/modules

My wireless connection speed only crawled, but when connected, very fast. With the help of a community member, I thought I had it fixed by installing ndiswrapper, downloading .inf driver file ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 can't see my WiFi

I'm trying out Ubuntu 13.10 from a Live DVD. It does not detect my WiFi or any other WiFi that my Windows 8 always shows. I typed lspci -v in Terminal and here's what it says: Network Controller: ...
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DNS Resolution fails, and /etc/resolv.conf isn't persistent, how can I force the use of certain DNS servers?

I have this persistent and annoying issue. When I first boot up, my desktop can't resolve any DNS names unless I edit the /etc/resolv.conf file and remove the entry for name-server 127.0.0.1 and ...
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Finding URL to VirtualBox Ubuntu Apache2 server

I am new to Ubuntu and have Apache2 running in a virtual box on my machine. I am trying to access this server on my Windows machine.. I am assuming that I need to find the ipAddress and the port to ...
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Dynamic DNS advice for a home server on a .co.uk domain

I have the following setup: A home server running Ubuntu Server 12.04 A D-Link DSL-2780 capable of Dynamic DNS routing to www.dyndns.org, www.no-ip.com, zoneedit.com A domain purchased with ...
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hostapd gives error nl80211: Register Action command failed: ret=-19

I'm trying to get hostapd working on a RT3290 (pci-based) network adapter, and a Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS release. I use the approach taken in How to setup a wi-fi hotspot (access point mode)? I verified ...
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Lenovo T410 problem with “WPA & WPA 2 Enterprise” in 13.10

This is a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 on a completely wiped clean hard disk. Dual booted with windows 7 (Boths OSs freshly installed). The install is on Ext 4 partition. And my university uses WPA2 ...
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No network out of the sudden on Ubuntu 12.10

Recently, I replaced my network card and had few issues with the new card and the network connection on the office Intel Xeon 5500/Core i7 white box server running 64-bit Ubuntu 12.10. I ended up ...
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Nginx processes have disappeared - why?

I've been following the arts technica web served series which has been great at teaching me how to get an Nginx server established on a fresh Ubuntu 12.04 server. I'm having a few problems however. ...
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RaLink 3090 unstable wireless connection

Recently I moved from Windows, and since I installed a Linux distro my wireless connection is uncommonly slow (~50kb/s from ~2mb/s). I got no problems using wired Internet from the same router. I've ...
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HP ProLiant DL360 G4p with 13.10 server has network issues

I've just installed Ubuntu Server 13.10 x64 on my HP ProLiant DL360 G4p. I've configured the two HDD as RAID1+0 and the installation is proceeded without problems (except during the partitioning ...
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FortiClient SSL VPN Connected but cannot access IP

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit system. When I try to connect to VPN using forticlientsslvpn, it connects, but I cannot access the IP. I tried many solutions and couldnt find anything useful/working. ...
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Network Connections - Wired tab - edit button greyed out

There are multiple posts/questions about this but none actually have an answer that I could find. Just installed Ubuntu server 12.04. Added myself to the sudoers file, changed the networkmanager.conf ...
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Add right click sharing to Ubuntu Server 13.10 running Gnome-shell 3.8?

New to Ubuntu but some limited experience with other distros. I was trying out Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 LTS and I was able to right click a folder and share it on my home network. I wasn't crazy about ...
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How does Network Manager gets started automatically at boot?

Can someone let me know how does Network Manager gets started automatically during the system start-up? Is there any script to do so..? Just curious to know the fact..
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Server not found problem

I've encountered an problem, maybe trivial - when I try to load this page: http://home.thep.lu.se/~torbjorn/Pythia.html I recive classic 'Server not found' page. I'm using Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu ...
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What will happen if I remove this line from /etc/hosts

I am trying to configure Hadoop and have problems configuring it. One doubt I have about network config and it's related to host info. In /etc/hosts second line is like 127.0.1.1 slave1-machine and ...
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how to enable administrator account

I made a new account and set its type as administrator. without setting password. and made my account(which was administrator earlier) as standard. now, I m not able to access as admin. Its showing ...
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Detect server status in network

I want a script (python / shell) to detect machine status (up / down) in a local network. UP == you can ping machine DOWN == Cannot ping I am completely newbie here.Your kind help is much ...
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Problem installing HP Wireless Printer

I have an HP5510 Wireless printer that I have been using for a year or two. I have no problems connecting to it with both my current laptop running 12.04LTS and my wife's Windows 8 HP laptop. I ...
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When turning on/off wifi, wifi is “soft blocked”, any way to automatically run `rfkill unblock`?

So, on this Dell Inspiron 7520, which is hardware-certified for 12.04, when I use the function keys to turn off/on the wifi, the wifi will "turn on" but be soft blocked. Running rfkill unblock ...
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wireless not enabled in 12.04, Lenovo T440s

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my Lenovo T440s, but I can't get the wireless to work. The adapter is a Intel Wireless 7260, as shown here: ...
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Ubuntu will not allow WiFi password more than 61 characters

My WiFi password is 64 characters and the connect button is only clickable until 61 characters. Any help would be appreciated. I am using wpa security.
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New user Tips, tricks, and hacks [closed]

I am a new user to Ubuntu, I have been working with Windows since 3.1 and just got into playing with Mac last year (spring 2013) but now want to expand my knowledge base to Linux, I am installing ...
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orignal network proxy settings

What are the original network proxy settings in Ubuntu 12.04? I changed my network proxy settings but now I can't download any software from Ubuntu Software Centre. An error occurs "failed to downlaod ...
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vmware player bridged does not work when on vpn

The problem I am having now is I vpn off from my job to a vpn provider. I then load my kali linux vm and connect to the vpn my security labs. I can run scans, enumerations etc. The problem is when I ...
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Should I set up my CUPS Printing to use IPP, LPD or URL?

When I got to add a network printer, I'm always confronted with the same dilemma: Do I set up the printer via IPP, LPD, or using it's IP address (AppSocket/Jetdirect?) and why? What are the ...