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Cannot connect to the Internet on Ubuntu

So I cannot connect using my Ubuntu OS but I can with windows The internet can work with Google but as soon as I try any other site it crashes I ran ifconfig and got the following eth0 Link ...
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DNS Look up failed - Ubuntu 12.04

I have this problem, which seems to be a 'common' problem on Ubuntu. When I try to open some pages on chromium I get the "DNS look up failed" error. (It doesn't say exactly that on Firefox but it's ...
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Forward HTTP requests to local Apache server behind router?

I have an Apache server running on Ubuntu, and by default it is using name-based virtual hosts. For some reason I have to make my local server publicly accessible, but the problem is that I am running ...
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Application layer connection when using apt-get install

I know By type sudo apt-get install myprogram, I can download and install myprogram from repositories. By calling this command in terminal which kind of application layer connection will be ...
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ap-hotspot works but nothing can connect

I have been searching forever regarding this issue, and I'm not finding anyone with my unique circumstances. I'm trying to set up a wifi hotspot using Ubuntu. I was able to do this via Windows 7, ...
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No reply to ping over bnepX interface

I have trialed to use Network, NAP profiles on Bluetooth. On Host, xUbuntu 13.04 I have followed as here. This Host or XUbuntu machine is behind proxy & runs on virtual machine. It is ...
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Brother MFC-J825DW network printer not detected on ubuntu 13.10

I have spent 4 days of over 20 hours trying to get my printer to recognize in 13.10. I have installed and un-installed both Ubuntu 13.10 and the printer numerous times. I have spent hours researching ...
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How can I go from hosting locally to being internet accessable?

I have a server that is hosting a "shiny" app using shiny-server. I can host locally where my address looks like: http://charles-p-7805u:3838/histogram/ or http://127.0.0.1:3838/histogram/ How ...
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lshw command gives no output

My NIC is operating just fine. I am connected via ethernet right now to a switch on my router and using the internet. However, I came across this online documentation ...
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wpa_supplicant and ndiswrapper causing general protection fault

I managed to install the driver for my RTL8190 wifi adapter using ndiswrapper. wlan0 is up and running. However when I try to connect to a WPA2 protected network using network-manager, I get this : ...
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Help with Netgear Wireless Card [SOLVED]

Ok so I spent all day yesterday trying to get my wireless adapter to work with Ubuntu 13.10. I have internet access on my Windows install, but it's not working on Ubuntu. Downloaded and installed ...
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how can I make my ubuntu machine discoverable by name for ssh from other linux machines?

I cannot ssh to my ubuntu laptop by host name from other linux machines on the network. My ubuntu laptop is a member of the corporate domain and can see all the other network computers. I can putty ...
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can't handle tinychat broadcasting option

I was hanging on the website bobisnothing.com and I want to use webcam of my laptop in order to make a broadcasting. but when I click on the button "start broadcasting" I have to click "allow" to ...
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sharing internet betwee Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and ubuntu 10.04 lts

I am trying to share a wireless Internet connection on DELL LAPTOP WITH uBUNTU 12.04 lts to an Ethernet connection to a desktop with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. Being a newb i have managed to alter the ...
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How to successfully restart a network without reboot over SSH?

In Ubuntu 14.04 neither sudo service networking restart nor sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart do anything any more. They also both exit with code 1. Something has obviously changed (or half changed) ...
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Why is my WiFi so slow?

I have an Alienware M14x-R2 laptop that I use with dual-booting Windows 7 / Ubuntu. In Windows 7 I have no problems with it at all, but I don't have any of my important software set up in Windows so I ...
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Wired external Internet dropping intermittently

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 (later upgraded to 14.04 in an unsuccessful attempt to fix the problem) and have been having trouble with the wired Internet. Specifically, the Internet connection is ...
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Sharing files and devices between 2 Linux machines

A couple of versions of Ubuntu ago, (guessing about 10.10, no later than 12.10) I used to open Nautilus, type in the local IP address of a Linux machine on my network, and it would pop open a box ...
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What is wrong with my network configuration?

This is what I have in /etc/network/interfaces auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.34 netmask 255.255.255.0 network 192.168.0.0 broadcast 192.168.1.255 gateway 192.168.1.254 ...
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viewing ip address table of a belkin router

I have two computers, each with their own respective internal ip address e.g. 192.168.x.xx. Now I also have a belkin router which serves as the gateway, which is at ip address 192.168.2.1: $ route -n ...
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How to access over WLAN usb external hard disks connected to my ubuntu desktop from my laptop or android tablet?

I have lots of music stored on a USB external HD connected to my Ubuntu desktop. I wish to play them remotely over WLAN with my laptop or my android device. I can see them on the network but access is ...
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Remote desktop to window 7 and its VM (Is it possible)

I have a question related to remote desktop from windows 7 to a ubuntu server Computer 1: Windows 7 installed + ubuntu server installed inside a virtual box Computer 2: Windows 7 What I want to ...
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Can't enable wifi on ubuntu 12.04 Dell Inspiron 15

I am new to Ubuntu and I know there were a lot of similar issues and I've tried to follow some of the answers on the web (e.g. Dell Inspiron Wifi off or How do I get an Atheros AR8162 working?), but ...
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nm-connection-manager “shared connection” does not route to inner network

I'm using a Raspberry PI to share it's wifi connection with an ethernet-switch. In the Connection Manager, I set the eth0-interface to shared, so it would use the wlan0-interface as the internet ...
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Using Gufw create rule to reject traffic from specific subnet

I am connected to two networks one trusted, one not. Untrusted range is 172.18.0.0/16. (I need some connectivity with it, but not all ports open.) I would like to setup Gufw to reject connections on ...
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Permission denied (publickey,password) when connecting to computers with LAN

I have two computers in my local network behind my belkin router in my home. Both are running Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use secure copy to transfer a file from one computer to the other. Unfortunately, ...
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OpenStack Neutron outside communication through router doesn't work, local between VMs does

I am pretty lost with this one for few day now and can't move further. Any ideas will be very welcome. My private net for VMs: 10.5.5.0/24 Outside link via 192.168.22.0/24 (my router's IP ...
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How to share folders that are on a partition on a secondary hard drive?

Here's my situation. I have a desktop computer with 2 hard drives in it. Hard drive 1 has windows installed on it and pretty much has nothing to do with this, I think. Hard drive 2 has a partition ...
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Can I cap the monthly network transfer of a process?

I'm looking for a way to monitor and/or cap the monthly network transfer of an Ubuntu Server 12.04 process. I'm running a Plex Media Server, and while my current ISP is very lax on my bandwidth usage, ...
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Listen to pulseaudio rtp stream using VLC

I want to listen to Pulseaudio's RTP multicast stream using VLC, but it's not working out. First, I try to determine where it's playing: tcpdump -n net 192.0.0.0/8 -c 10 Which gives me listening ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 setting Icecast2 server for VLC on iPhone to connect to stream

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04. I want to use Icecast2 to create a server at localhost, and have an iPhone to connect to the stream with VLC. I followed this post: How do I setup an Icecast server for ...
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Network Card drive for Intel 1200v3RPS for Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64

I am configuring an custom built server with Intel Server Board 1200v3RPS. I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop amd64 as the OS. Issue that I am facing in this is, On-board Network has not been ...
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Wired connection fails after ethernet was unplugged and plugged back in

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 x64 on an Acer Aspire One 722-BZ454. OS was installed a short few days ago. Yesterday, I unplugged the ethernet cable to take the netbook outside for a few hours. Came back ...
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using iptables to restrict VPN user access to internal network

So say I have a set up in which a single server running virtual machines and a pptpd server. The pptpd server hands out IP addresses in the 192.168.0.0/24 range. The virtual machines have IP ...
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How do I route an OpenVPN connection to an interface?

I want a service on my server to connect to the Internet using an OpenVPN connection. While I could connect the server to the OpenVPN server directly, it would (a) make the rest of the server connect ...
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Network manager does not find my modem

All worked okay, but today I have installed mobile partner. After I have uninstalled it. And now the modem manager doesn't find my modem. I have connected the internet with sakis3g. What I can do now ...
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How to make a home network with Ubuntu and windows XP

I have a main computer running Ubuntu connected to the internet with wLAN. I have another computer with windows XP that I don't want to connect directly to the internet. But I would like to wired ...
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Unknown internet traffic

My Internet device (a USB dongle) shows Internet speed very good. But actually, when I browse and surf websites, they all seem to load very slow. Even if none of sites are loading, all stopped, the ...
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How to disable IPv6 when connecting to an OpenVPN server using Network Manager on a dual-stack system?

I'm using the OpenVPN client through the OpenVPN Network Manager plugin on a dual stack (meaning configured both for IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity) Ubuntu 13.10 to redirect all traffic through the VPN ...
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wireless network problem

In my laptop ,on clicking network icon in the home screen, only "enable networking" option is available but no "enable wireless" option.Hence could not detect any wi-fi signal I recently switched ...
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Samba error: cannot convert name “Everyone” to a SID. Access denied

There is already a question similar but the solution is not working on 14.04: Samba cannot share folder - cannot convert name "Everyone" to a SID How to replicate Whenever I tried to share ...
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Connecting to university LAN using Ubuntu 12.04 Server

I have been browsing much of AskUbuntu and other related forums, but no one quite seems to have the same issue as I have, so my search has not borne fruit of yet. My intention is to set up a SSH ...
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Wifi is disconnecting after connecting for few seconds and not able to connect it again

I downloaded Kubuntu 13.10 on my HP 2202 laptop and the wifi on it doesn't work. I'm running it in parallel with Windows 8, and the wifi works find on Windows (as it has always done), but in Kubuntu ...
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I can not connect to internet with Ethernet

I am completely new to this entire OS and looks like i need some help. I just installed Lubuntu 13.10 onto my old Dell. The system runs great but i can't connect to the internet at all. Ive searched ...
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How to connect to Ethernet?

Custom built computer running Ubuntu 12.04 lts, attempting to connect to university LAN. Ubuntu recognizes both motherboard's Qualcomm Atheros and PCI connected Realtek LAN adapters. Already did ...
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Why after installing Ubuntu by PXE it never has Internet or Internet Connectivity?

I've even trying for weeks to install Ubuntu over the the network. I have been successful at setting up my Ubuntu Server and also I am able to get my clients to pxe boot and everything else is working ...
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Ubuntu as router with WiFi and Tor

Bear with me on this one please I live in a country with censorship and the government has been shutting down access to certain websites and its thinking about shutting down access to twitter and ...
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Extremely slow internet over ethernet cable and no WiFi at all on HPG5000

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old HP G5000 There is no WiFi and the internet connection is extremely slow over the ethernet cable, seems no more that few Kb/s, e.g. the browser is able to ...
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IP address changes in vmware?

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 in vmware on my Windows PC. So the problem is: when I see my IP using ifconfig command then it shows 198.168.33.180, but when I see my IP on whatismyip.com (on Ubuntu), it ...
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How to create lan connection (Network) between 2 or more desktops on Ubuntu 12.04

I've got two desktops on Ubuntu 12.04 and are connected to a router, so the internet is working fine on both. However I'm unable to see the machines under the Network. What needs to be done so that I ...