Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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How do I share files on my home network?

I would like to set up a home network with the various Ubuntu machines I have at my home. They are all running 10.04. It would have to be able to share files and maybe even chat. :) Any information ...
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Wifi only accepts passwords of 5 or 13 characters

Installed Ubuntu 13.04 and when attempting to connecting to a home wifi network, the connect button is only click-able with passwords of 5 or 13 characters. Is there a fix?
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch. Wifi doesn't work! (hard blocked: yes, Lenovo Y580, Ubuntu 13.10)

I have a problem with wifi on my laptop Lenovo Ideapad Y580 (bought with pre-installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit). After uninstall Win7 and install Ubuntu 13.10 64bit (where normal wired internet ...
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How install CA certificate for a wireless network?

I need to configure wireless network. To do it I need to install CA certificate. How to do it in ubuntu?
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Brother DCP-7065DN, Ubuntu 14.04 64bit: Can print to network printer but cannot use the scan function

I'm using brscan4 and can ping it using brsaneconfig4 and it finds it but i cannot scan from the computer using either simple scan or xsane image scanning. Both programs don't show the scanner as ...
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resolv.conf doesn't get set on reboot when networking is configured for static ip

I'm experiencing what appears to be a name resolution issue in Ubuntu 12.04 Server edition when configuring my computer to use static ip. In /etc/network/interfaces: # The primary network interface ...
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Proxy exceptions in 12.04 LTS

How do I setup proxy exceptions under Ubuntu 12.04? Already tried the proposed solutions for earlier Ubuntu versions and none seem to work. There is no Network Proxy Preferences in 12.04 AFAIK. ...
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MySQL server not accessible from remote machine

I have installed MySQL server in my local Ubuntu server (11.10). I can't connect to the server from a remote machine. When I tried:- nmap localhost , It shows the following PORT STATE SERVICE ...
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ubuntu server: wifi

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 server on my computer that has both a wired network port and a wifi card. I would like for the server to use the wired network if is not available, and use wifi when it ...
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Trouble Installing 12.10 on a GA-990FXA-UD3 Base Machine: Network and USB Don't Work

I've spent two days pulling my hair out trying to get Ubuntu to install correctly on a new machine I built using a Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 motherboard. Ubuntu seems to install fine, however, neither ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - network manager not listing wireless networks

Just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (dual-boot with Windows 7). Had no problem accessing my home wireless network until today. All of a sudden, the network manager doesn't seem to be ...
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sharing internet between network interfaces

I have a laptop with lubuntu 11 with two network interfaces, wireless and wired. Wireless interface connects to the router with DHCP and provides access to the internet. The wired interface has a ...
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Why is my network interface named enp0s25 instead of eth0?

A lot of my scripts stopped working after installing Ubuntu 15.10 and I have trouble remembering this new name as I was used to ethx and wlanx for years. Is there a reason for this change? Do I have ...
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Can't resolve windows domains in local network

I've installed ubuntu on my computer at work because I think it is a perfect system for work which I do but I got some issues. I can't resolve domains from windows DNS server. Basically, we have two ...
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Is there a way to get Broadcom 802.11ac WiFi (43b1) working on Ubuntu 12.10?

I have a dual boot of Windows 8 / Ubuntu 12.10 on an ASUS G75VX with Broadcom 802.11ac Network adapter device 43b1. It seems that there exists no drivers for this adapter. I have done all of the ...
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Issues installing wireless network driver

I recently did a full install of Ubuntu 13.04, well my Asus PCE-N15 (which seems to have a common issue in Ubuntu) seems to be functioning horribly. In system monitor it fluctuates from about ...
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Can't connect to specific wifi network

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I can't connect to a specific password-protected wifi network. I have the password and I can connect to it with success in the same laptop with Windows 8. I can connect to ...
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What are the alternatives to Network Manager for wireless?

I was wondering if there are any GUI alternatives to the Network Manager. It seems, I always run into problems with it (unstable connections, wrong icon shown, wrong notifications, etc.).
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Why can I not access imgur.com and gravatar.com from Ubuntu but can do so from Windows?

I have this strange problem, I am unable to access imgur.com from Ubuntu ! I have checked the /etc/hosts file, there seems to no entry related to imgur. I can access it from Windows(same connection). ...
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How can I share files over a Windows network?

I have a media computer which I recently reformatted to Ubuntu 10.04. I am probably just missing something obvious but I can't figure out how to share folders and files, so that I can browse to them ...
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Sharing Printer with CUPS

I'm on Ubuntu server 10.10 and I need to connect a HP Laserjet printer via USB and share it to the LAN. I followed some tutorial on the internet to install the HPLIP drivers and configuring CUPS. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 : My computer sees the wireless network, but won't connect to it, keeps asking for the WPA password

Specs: Computer: Sony Vaio VGN-NW240F Wifi card: Network controller: Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express) (rev 01) More information (lspci -vv -s): Subsystem: Foxconn ...
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How to install network-manager without internet access?

I have been trying to install some kind of network indicator to show my current bandwidth usage on the panel on top of the screen so I decided to install ...
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apt-get doesn't work behind a proxy

My company uses an HTTP proxy and our various Ubuntu 12.04 servers therefore need to be configured properly, namely by setting \etc\apt\apt.conf.d\80proxy to: Acquire::http::Proxy ...
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Killer Ethernet 2400: no wired internet

I have a Z170 Gaming K6 motherboard with a killer ethernet 2400. I have just installed Ubuntu but I'm not getting any internet even though I connected it with a wired connection to my router. I have ...
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No wireless connection on HP Pavilion x360 Convertible

I installed Ubuntu on my new laptop, and I have problems with the wireless connection. I noticed that I wasn't able to connect to Wi-Fi since I started to install the OS, although on Windows 8.1 ...
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Wifi problem after upgrade 14.10 to 15.04

After upgrade from Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04 i have some problem with my wifi. I don't see option with wireless network on menu bar. There is report from wireless-info script wirelees-info: 1) ...
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kernel: wlan0: deauthenticating from x by local choice (reason=3)

My wifi card worked fine earlier today. Now it does not work anymore. I also tried using an external USB wifi card and I got the same error: kernel: wlan0: deauthenticating from x by local choice ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR8172 Driver fix? (lenovo g500s)

Recently I took a lenovo g500s laptop. the product id is LENOVO_MT_20245. after the installation, it could not recognize LAN network adapter. After googling I found out that it has a Qualcomm Atheros ...
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Can't get BCM4331 wireless working right

I have Ubuntu 12.10 on my Macbook Pro, which has BCM4331 for wifi. It's been working fairly well, except I've been having a problem that the connection will randomly stop working. Ubuntu still says ...
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Network eth0 DHCP, static ip and autonegotiation issues

Background I am running an Ubuntu Server on 14.04 which is currently up-to-date. I have only one network device connected to it. When I use my Ethernet cord and connect it from the wall to my laptop ...
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How to set a static IP address? [duplicate]

apt-get fail to resolve the mirror. I am using my server as a backup server to one of my website servers. So I had to initially set a static IP address... How can I do it?
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Specific traffic analysis

In the recent days, my traffic increased rapidly. How can I check which application is responsible for that?
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How to get Wifi working on Ubuntu 14.04 (Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch - 2014)

I just downloaded Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Pro Retina 15 inch 2014 version using usb. My problem is I can't get the Wifi working. No wifi connections would display on the wifi menu. I've tried ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 Wifi doesn't work - DHCP timeout

I have a Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi adapter in my computer. Today I upgraded to 13.10 and I can't connect. Before upgrading WiFi worked just fine. I can see WiFi networks, but it just gives ...
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How to install Netgear N-300 UAB adapter WNA3100 on Ubuntu 12.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, the first thing I'm trying to do, is to setup my wireless adapter. I can see it using lsusb: beer@beer-linux:~$ lsusb ... Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0846:9020 ...
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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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Internet disconnects by itself and never reconnects unless system restarted

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and a wireless internet from a modem "Reliance Netconnect" for the internet. I've installed Ubuntu two days back along with my Windows system. So here's a detailed summary of ...
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How to prevent WLAN connection from dropping permanently on a Fritz USB WLAN N stick?

I have a desktop with a Fritz USB WLAN N stick and tried Ubuntu 12.04. Installation went fine and WLAN is working. However, connection drops permanent. Reconnecting manually fixes it but after a few ...
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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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How do I get an Atheros AR9285 working?

I've just decided to jump into the world of Ubuntu, so far I encountered no problems until I tried to connect to my wireless network. I'm running Ubuntu on my laptop, Acer Aspire 5333-2880, which has ...
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14.04--Routine update killed network-manager, unable to connect to any networks [duplicate]

I am running 14.04 LTS on a Dell XPS 13 9343. Today I did a routine update through Software Updater and restarted when it prompted me. When I logged back in I had no internet connection and no icon ...
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Wireless Disconnects Intermittently with Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak] [8086:0085] (rev 34)

I am on Ubuntu 15.04 using xfce (xubuntu) and am having trouble with my wi-fi. The indicator continues to show that I am connected to the network but after some amount of time I will no longer have ...
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Wireless automatic disconnected

04-22-2015 My internal wireless adapter become disabled (the wireless led indicator isn't lighted), when I mount my laptop on a laptop table from my desk. Restart Ubuntu is the only solution I know ...
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How to increase JAVA Heap Size?

I need to increase the default java heap size to get OpenNMS Linkd service running smoothly, and fortunately I have 4/5 of my total installed memory free at any given time even when their is maximum ...
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I messed up my /etc/hosts and /etc/resolv.conf files, now my network doesn't work. How can I reset it?

I tweaked my system by installing ftp server and a dns server. I think in the process I messed up resolv.conf and the hosts file. Now I want to restore it but am not able to do so. I am using ...
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How can I adjust internet settings such as TTL, Rwin, and Max Connections?

Is it possible to adjust settings such as TTL, Rwin, and Max Connections on Ubuntu? I am having connectivity issues on Ubuntu with my wireless card. I experience the same issue on Windows XP, at least ...
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No network after upgrade to 14.04.3 LTS

I upgraded my server to 14.04.3 LTS by doing "sudo do-release-upgrade". It all seemed to work fine, but after rebooting I have no network at all. I can't find the computers on my LAN or anything on ...
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How to rotate WiFi connections?

I have 2 WiFI connections available. Sometimes, the WiFi network disconnects, and when that happens, I'd like the system to automatically use the other connection. How can I do this in Ubuntu?
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Wireless connection is very slow

I installed Kubuntu on my new HP-15 laptop that I just got. Initially the wireless connection was working well, but about two days ago I noticed a decline in the speed of the wireless connection. When ...