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How can I disable the network status notification bubbles?

I'm using the latest version of Ubuntu, with a Wi-Fi adaptor that Ubuntu detected flawlessly. When the internet drops out, Ubuntu gives me a notification bubble in the top right of the screen, e.g. ...
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Local share access problem

since my last boot I've been having a weird issue: I can easily access the internet, and ping various websites, however I can't ping any address on my local network. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 with ...
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How do I configure a machine to respond or not respond to ping requests?

How can I manage my Ubuntu machine so it doesn't (or does) respond to PING (ICMP ECHO_REQUEST - type 8) requests? Normally almost all computers in a LAN network respond to ping with an ICMP ...
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some websites not loading in ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

when Iam trying to opening websites,the sites not loadig in but the same are loading in windows.the sites are www.speedtest.net,www.passportonline.gov.in
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Ubuntu 13.10 network doesn't work at all

i use ubuntuy 13.10 + gnome. When i load my laptop wired and wireless doestn't work at all. ifconfig showes me only Loopback, i try to turn on my wi-fi using hotkeys on the keyboard, but it don't ...
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Unable to connect to Ubuntu from a remote machine

In my Ubuntu I installed tomcat and deployed web application.I started tomcat and trying to access from windows like below: http://<54.85.125.1:8080>/manager I am getting output like this: ...
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How to resolve the DNS locally when there is a proxy configured?

If I configure the proxy, under Settings -> Network -> Proxy, and then try to access "http://google.com", the name resolution (IP of google.com) will happen there, at the proxy server but... How can ...
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How do I config wireless Ubuntu 12.04 Dell xps410 [on hold]

How do I set up wireless? I've entered the security, network name under ssid.
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Port forwarding to a shared internet connection?

I have a computer being shared a wifi internet connection over ethernet, and I'm trying to run a server off it. However, when I try to port forward in my router settings to the IP in it's Connection ...
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ssh -L (error: bind: Address already in use)

Pretty simple, I know that this has happened to me before. Couldn't find a good answer on AU. I was running an ssh session with ports bound: ssh -L 3000:<server_name>:22 I just lost my ...
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Opening ports won't work?

So I have internet connection sharing set up and I'm getting wifi on 1 computer, and sending it thru ethernet to the other, and I'm trying to run a server on the one w/o wifi. That would work I think ...
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Roblox works on my Ubuntu PC! But I have a problem. How do I delete? [on hold]

Andrei here. I have some trouble! ROBLOX Works on my PC! But I have a problem. How do I uninstall? When I try to uninstall, It deletes my Home folder! That makes me throw the computer through the ...
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How does the installer know what machines are on my network?

I have a home network with a few linux boxes and a Windows XP laptop. I shut down a Centos machine, removed the hard drive, installed a new hard drive, and then started a clean install of Ubuntu ...
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I have network problems with kubuntu

I recently installed kubuntu and for some reason its not picking up on my wireless network. Im sort of new at this so please try to keep it as simple as possible. Thank you in advance.
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Web page loading problem on RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC

I have a problem with my network (RealTek Semiconductor RTL8168/8111 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet NIC) on Kubuntu (Live CD). I wanted to install Kubuntu, so I tested the web browser using the Live CD, but ...
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Multi sim dongle not getting started always

I have a multi sim dongle of Telenor. Previously it was tata docomo single sim dongle. Now i converted it into multi sim dongle. The problem with my dongle is that it works fine in windows 7 always ...
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Wired LAN Conncetion not working, but router says I am connected

I already looked for other questions maybe answering this, but nothing really seems to apply here. After a fresh install of 12.04, I can't get a wired connection established. WLAN works fine. What ...
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Aceessing a webserver on aws EC2 instance with custom nameservers?

I tried to run a web server on amazon's ec2 instance . When I quired it through ELASTIC-IP of instance it resolved perfectly , but whenver I am tried to do a nslookup or try to access via custom ...
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Install Dial-up modem in Ubuntu 13.10 64bit

Here is the details I got from running ./scanModem Only plain text email is forwarded by the Discuss@Linmodems.org List Server, as HTML can contain viruses. Use as the email Subject Line: ...
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Connecting Ubuntu machine to a windows ad-hoc network

I am trying to connect an Ubuntu 12.04 machine, over wifi, to a Windows 7 machine for file sharing. To do so, I have created an ad-hoc network(WEP protocol) in the Windows machine. After I enter the ...
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Redirect requests to my external IP/port to a internal IP/port?

I have a dedicated server running KVM virtualization with n public IP addresses dedicated to n-1 web-facing virtual machines. Now I'd like to set up some web-facing VM's that don't have a dedicated ...
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help connecting wirelessly lubuntu 12.04

Okay, so you will probably think I'm crazy, but I had so many problems with Windows, I decided to reinstall XP...fat lotta good that did. So I tried lubuntu, not knowing anything about it or ...
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cannot install any packages using terminal

Whenever I tried to install synaptic or other libraries like sudo apt-get install git-core, etc... it's showing errors. When it starts running but stops at 22% and also with many errors. I am not ...
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Gigabyte Z87N-Wifi Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless card not found

I recently replaced my motherboard with a Gigabyte Z87N-Wifi mobo and a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04. The dual LAN is being recognized however I am not able to use wifi. The wifi adapter is an Intel ...
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Will it make a difference if I connect up my Ubuntu Server to the router using 'DHCP address reservation' or 'Static Routing' in the router settings?

I'm trying to fix the local IP address of my server, and as I gather (hopefully correctly) I can use either method to achieve this. The router in question is a Netgear WNR2200. I'm wondering if this ...
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Enable Networking On Trusty Server

I've just done a clean install of Trusty Tahr on one computer and transferred the drive to my actual server (I'm using an old laptop for my server, as it wouldn't/couldn't install and kept dropping to ...
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How to simply point my localhost(127.0.0.1) to my /home/user/ dir?

How do I simply point my localhost to my home directory? When I type 127.0.0.1 on browser then it will redirect to my Home dir.
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Can't get ASUS USB-N13 network adapter to work. How do I check for conflicting drivers?

I am trying to get the internet working on my computer running ubuntu linux. I got the ASUS USB-N13 network adapter because I heard it is supposed to work out of the box with linux. Well mine didn't. ...
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How to Tell if Network Traffic is Encrypted

I'm using a program called LottaNZB to connect to a Usenet server. I've connected to the SSL port, but I'd like to check it's actually connected. How can this be done? I've used Wireshark, but I ...
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usb - ethernet adapter not working

using ubuntu 12.04. trying to get a cisco usb-ethernet adapter to work. when i do ifconf it shows the same basic entries as my ethernet card so the system sees the device and apparently registers it. ...
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Tunneling traffic from one application through a VPN and leaving other traffic alone

I'm trying to send traffic from aria2 (a download manager) through an OpenVPN conneciton, but leave the rest of my network alone. I saw this question and was wondering if it could be modified to send ...
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Internet key K3806-Z not recognized

I have a usb modem K3086-Z in xubuntu 13.04. No way to get it works. I insert the usb stick and I still get the red light which does not switch to blue/green. I read in many post that this key ...
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Access files from my nas

So I switched from XP to Ubuntu. Install was pretty easy, partly because I have all my data on a nas. The very first I needed to do with my new Ubuntu environment was to send a file from my nas to ...
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Enhancement Request: Setting a static IP address [closed]

I'd like to submit an enhancement request to propose setting a static IP address on Ubuntu Server during the installation process instead of having to manually edit the files afterwards. This would ...
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Wifi connects but no internet after upgrading to 13.10

I upgraded my Ubuntu-studio 13.10 yesterday (via do-release-upgrade) from 12.04. Now my wireless doesn't work properly: I can see the wireless networks and the PC can connect, but internet just won't ...
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Creating a Software RAID across Virtual Machines in a Network

I am trying to create a Software RAID across Virtual Machines in a network. There are around three Virtual Machines, and now on a host (or another VM) LINUX, I wish to create a Software RAID. I've ...
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WiFi adapter has problem aquiring IPv4 automatically in Ubuntu 13.10

This is a problem in Ubuntu 13.10 and it's a problem with the WiFi. Ubuntu will never connect to the network. All of my other devices work fine. The computer detects the network and pops up the WiFi ...
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wired network card not recognized with Ubuntu 12.04, Dell Inspiron Laptop

I installed ubuntu 12.04 next to my Win XP and both wired and wireless card doesn't work. My laptop is Dell Inspiron 6400. I went over a few threads here with limilar issue but it didn't work for me. ...
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Can't connect to network

I am new to Ubuntu I hope to turn this machine into a file server either NAS or FTP. I have installed the OS and when I click on the network icon I get the following message Error: DBus error ...
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Conneted to wlan0, but have no internet

I have a problem that only occurs on my home network. If I log on to Ubuntu, I get a wifi connection, I have an IP-address, everything looks right, but I have no internet connection. I can use the ...
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connecting to tomcat7 from android emulator

I can connect to apache server from chrome and firefox by typing 127.0.1.1:8080 and default page is shown, but when i type the same from my android emulator, no webpage is loaded, request timeout ...
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Internet connection problem in ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I am unable to start internet connection in ubuntu 12.04lts .I have bsnl broadband,any body with the solution please help
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How do I make Ubuntu a router?

I have an old install of Ubuntu 10.04, and I want to make it a router. I have a phone with 3g tethered to my computer via usb, and want to connect a Vonage box with ethernet. Nexus 4 ---------->> ...
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why is my “/etc/netgroup” not existed?

I would like to check network wide group of hosts and users, but this file gone after I typed once. Any clue?
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how do I check my network users on ubuntu?

We are using the same network, how can I check the network users group? How can I access their machine with local ip address?
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How to set up NAT and Host-Only networking with static IP address in VirtualBox

I am trying to set up a set of guests in VirtualBox, such that each of them can access the Internet as well as be visible to each other and to the host. I also want the guests to have static IP ...
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Can't Open A Specific Website. Can Open With A Proxy. wget stucks on “HTTP request sent, awaiting response…”

Ok, I'm having a very weird problem. I've searched through google and ubuntu forums but it seems that this problem, if faced, is unsolvable. However, I'm very hopeful that I'll get a solution here. ...
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Suddenly cannot connect to the internet on dell vostro 1550 laptop

My friend had bought a dell vostro 1550 laptop a few years ago. 1 weak back suddenly she could not connect to the internet in any ways(wifi, lan). The laptop has got windows 7 and ubuntu os. In both ...
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Error: the update information is outdated because of network problems or old repositories

In the top right of my screen there is a red signal which is saying that there are some networks problems. I tried to update it but couldn't. How to solve this now? Update error: Err ...
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Automatically reconnect to more preferred WLAN network if it becomes available

Assume this situation: 3 WLAN networks (with WPA) to which my notebook connects automatically. Those are: network_work (fixnet WLAN accesspoint) network_home (fixnet WLAN accesspoint) network_mobile ...