Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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How To Setup Domain Name for SchoolTool Local Server

I am currently testing SchoolTool 2.0 and I would like to do some things: This application is installed on a virtual machine running Ubuntu Server 11.10 bridged to our home network. The site is ...
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Configure internet connection across ubuntu server

I've been looking for an answer for my problem but I've found some things that I couldn't understand. I have a network with some machines running Windows and Ubuntu Desktop. I also have one server ...
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How to monitor if a network connection is stable during the day

We have a mysql server working on Ubuntu server. Many clients (using a Windows Xp app) give us the "Lost connection to MySQL server during query". How can I track down the problem? The server is ...
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Good alternative to NetLimiter?

There is a program NetLimiter for windows. While I was using Windows it was very useful for me to find out the IP address of the person who was downloading from me, or to know IP address of any person ...
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How do I set an extra IP for an existing interface?

I have an interface eth0, and I wish to give it an extra virtual IP. I achieve this by the following: ifconfig eth0:0 ip.address.goes.here netmask subnet.address.goes.here This works fine, however, ...
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How come when I 'Browse Network' in Nautilus it says Windows Network?

This is a Samba thing, yes? What file can I edit to change that name?
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Aspire One Freezing due to Network [closed]

I have had this problem twice, once when I installed 10.10 and now when I install 11.10. When I boot it tries to automatically connect to my wireless Internet, witch is not a problem, but it seems ...
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Weird network problems [closed]

I'm having some very strange network problems that I have no idea what is causing them. Here are some of the symptoms (across all browsers): Random timeouts of webpages. Difficulty doing any sort of ...
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How to see all computers connected to a network

I am in a LAN and there are 3 Ubuntu, 2 Kubuntu, 2 Windows XP and 2 Windows 7. What commands or tools are available to see what PCs are connected to the LAN that it shows the name of the PC and the ...
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What is the correct way to restart udev?

I've changed the name of my eth1 interface to eth0. How to ask udev now to re-read the config? service udev restart and udevadm control --reload-rules don't help. So is there any valid way ...
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How do I fix broken networking in cloned virtual machines?

I've set up a virtual machine configured with bridge networking. After making eight clones of it, the new machines can't connect to the network. I've instructed VirtualBox to re-generate the ...
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How do I get SSH to listen on a new IP without restarting the machine?

I have a few Ubuntu server boxes set up on ESX, and I changed the IP addresses via SSH. The moment I changed it, it dropped me off of SSH (as expected). After a restart it works 100% as expected and ...
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Can a Windows computer access Pulse sound server on an Ubuntu computer?

With help I received in this question, I set up all my Ubuntu computers so that they all access a central computer for sound output, using Pulse Audio Preferences. I have some Windows computers as ...
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Connected to Access Point but no internet connection?

I am trying to use my school's WPA Enterprise network to access the internet with my Three-OS laptop. I currently have Windows7, Ubuntu11.10 and Backtrack5 installed. I can use my home's WPA2 ...
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Establish a virtual network using VM with minimal-distributions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Lightweight Ubuntu for networking purposes What is best lightweight Ubuntu only for networking purposes? I'm doing a project related to networking based on IPv6 and I ...
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eth0 is does not connect when plugged into span / mirror port

I have a HP Procurve switch and have configured port 1 on the switch as a span / mirror port. I also have a workstation with 3 interface running Ubuntu 10.04. When I connect eth0 which I have already ...
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Network printer found but cannot print

I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 on my laptop and try to use a network printer. Adding the printer to Ubuntu works without problems but when I try to print something the print job stays in the queue and ...
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Cannot ping static ip on eth1

I am trying to ping the network interface I have set up for eth1. This is my config: auto eth1 iface eth1 inet static address 192.168.1.2 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 broadcast ...
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DHCP + Static IP for DHCP server on eth1?

I'm trying to set up an intranet using DHCP. I'm using Ubuntu 11.04 and a ZyXEL GS2200-24 managed switch. I installed dhcp3-server. Here is my configuration for DHCP (/etc/dhcp/dhcpd.conf): ...
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Install and share Canon Lide 110 on the network

I'd like to setup my Canon Lide 110 and share it on the network so it's visible on the network and is available as a scanner. We have some Mac's on the network so ideally the scanner should be visible ...
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How do I change / spoof my MAC address and easily switch between multiple ones?

My router can do port-forwarding based on MAC addresses. That is, a specific MAC will get a specific IP, for which I can configure a set of ports to be forwarded. In order to easily change that set of ...
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Realtek RTL8168/8111E onboard NIC not recognized - the everlasting problem?

I used the newest vendor driver for my onboard NIC (board: ASUS M5A97 Pro) and those sites to get it running on kernel 3.0: http://www.twm-kd.com/linux/realtek-rtl81688111e-and-ubuntu-linux/ The ...
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How to get my eth0 up and running? I have tried all but none bring this up

Ubuntu 11.04. Why the eth0 gets down, is there no tools or script to bring it up? I tried several way, but none worked. Any idea? 1) vim /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto ...
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How to set up static IP for DHCP server

I would like to set up a DHCP server on Ubuntu 10.10. How can I give it a static IP? I know this question is not very specific--I would like just you to point me in the right direction.
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Better way to set up samba bridge?

I have an old ubuntu laptop hooked up to between my wireless network and a wired media player box. I had previously shared my wireless network connection so the media player had internet access (ie. ...
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IPv6 Virtual Network in Linux [closed]

I'm going to do a project based on IPv6 Network. So I need to create a IPv6 Virtual Network in my Linux OS (I use Ubuntu). Also I need to create some virtual hosts in my virtual network and setup ...
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Static IP is configured and Wired Network. Internet not working

I can ping other workstations from Ubuntu 11.10 workstation. I can ping Ubuntu 11.10 workstation from other workstations. But I can't ping gateway from Ubuntu work station. /etc/resolv.conf have ...
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How to install flashplugin-installer and ttf-mscorefonts-installer using apt-cacher-ng?

On my network i use apt-cacher-ng on server and add Acquire::http { Proxy "http://[10.48.21.23]:3142"; }; to /etc/apt/apt.conf on clients. So apt-get can't download file through proxy with wget.
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No client internet access when setting up these iptables rules

I have read many other posts but cannot figure this out. eth0 is my external connected to a Comcast modem. The server has internet access with no issues. eth1 is internal and running DHCP for the ...
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How to access dev server in Ubuntu VirtualBox guest on Windows 7 host?

I'm running a Google App Engine dev server on Ubuntu 11.10 Desktop in a VirtualBox VM, on a Windows 7 host. According to this question I have the following setup: The VM networking is set to use ...
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How can I install the Realtek RTL8111E version 8168 driver?

I downloaded and extracted the latest Linux driver version from Realtek. I read the readme file and it instructed me to run ./autorun.sh as root. I did that. It compiled the driver for my kernel, ...
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network does not come back after a unclean shutdown (poweroutage) /var/run/network/ifstate not reset [closed]

I've had unstable power lately and both times my network did not restart correctly. I have tracked it down to /var/run/network/ifstate still having my interface as up when really it was down on boot. ...
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Cisco VPN stopped working

I'm using the Cisco VPN Anyconnect client to connect my home computer to work. When I use my personal router it works fine, but when I use the free wifi that comes with my apartment it stops working. ...
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how to browse to a local web site from my ubuntu desktop

I run a web server just on my local network on a Windows XP machine using IIS. The main app I created keeps track of all my bookmarks so that no matter which computer I'm using in my home, I have ...
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Problem with network - Wireless network working, but wired isn't

I have 2 networks connected to my computer. The wireless connection, that I use for connecting to the internet, and a wired connection that I use for a LAN (eth0), that I also use to share my ...
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lspci and lshw show no network devices

Upgraded to Ocelot over the weekend. All had been working ok until I booted the computer this morning. Now I have no wired network connectivity through the integrated card. Networking icon shows ...
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Does 11.10 have 'Connect to Server' option [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is “Connect to Server” for ssh connections in Unity? Does Ubuntu 11.10 have 'Connect to Server' option as in 10.10 and earlier? Like earlier versions, ...
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How can I access network from terminal? [closed]

So I'm trying to recover from a hugely failed upgrade from 11.04 to 11.10. I can get my system to boot to console but not to desktop. So from the console I'm trying to fix broken packages. But I ...
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Refresh network connections [closed]

Is there a way to have Ubuntu 11.10/Samba refresh the network quicker? I have 3 other computers at home running Windows Vista & Windows 7 and I am able to see all of the computers. However, when ...
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How do I get gcc installed without a network connection?

I have a fresh install of Kubuntu 10.04.3 on a new motherboard. The driver(s) in the install do not support the Intel 82579V NIC on the motherboard. I've located and downloaded the NIC driver - but of ...
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How to configure proxy authentication to work with Ubuntu Software Center?

I have tried put in apt config Acquire::http::proxy, and in Network>Network proxy with and without user:password@server:port and using environment variables http_proxy and https_proxy. Nothing seems ...
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Problems when using Access Point

I recently bought a Sitecom Wireless Network Access Point 300N WL-331. It's very easy to install. I tested the connection by connecting from 2 different laptops running Windows 7 (everything went ...
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Is Ubuntu visible on a Windows network?

In windows 7, after configuring the network as "home network", there is the option to create a 'home group' where all the computers on that network are visible. Can a windows machine see my Ubuntu ...
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IPv6 still used even Network Manager IPv6 set to “Ignore” [closed]

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 (via Wubi). When IPv6 is set to "Ignore" with Network Manager, the machine still creates an auto-configured address and will use it (for example Firefox accessing ...
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USB 2.0 and NIC not recognized on a ASUS M5A97 Pro

I have much trouble with Ubuntu 11.10. I have a quite new system with an ASUS M5A97, and neither NIC nor USB 2.0 are working. The first problem could be solved by using a vendor driver, but the latter ...
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Sharing between two Ubuntu 11.10 systems not working for me

I am using Ubuntu 11.10 on both of my PC's. I wanted to access PC2's shared directory from PC1. So in PC2, from nautilus file manager, right-clicked on the directory that I want to share with the ...
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Unable to upload directly from network drive to picasaweb

My network drive is bookmarked and clearly visible in nautilus. One little thing that I do not like in ubuntu is that network drives are not always available from applications. Last time I have ...
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Restarting the IPv6 network stack without restarting the IPv4 network stack?

In Ubuntu I use SSH to log in to my webserver. The IPv4 side of things is configured and already works, I can log in from other machines. But I'd like to configure the IPv6 side of things while I'm ...
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Debootstrap - issue trying to start the network

I've just installed ubuntu 11.10 under /var/chroot/oneiric following this tutorial. All seems to work properly, but unfortunatly I can't get the network working... I'd like to have a separate system ...
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How do I configure two network adapters in Ubuntu Server?

I have two network adapters. How do I setup both adapters in Ubuntu Server for squid? Adapter 1 (ip=192.168.2.100 subnet 255.255.255.0 default gateway 192.168.2.1) Adapter 2 for my network ...