Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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windows network password required for share

I want two-way sharing between Windows 7 and Ubuntu Studio 14. I never used Ubuntu before, but I managed to get it to work one way (I used Samba to share one of my Ubuntu partitions, now I have acess ...
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ssh connections to Ubuntu are intermittent

I'm trying to use ssh to connect from a Mac to Ubuntu 12.04. I get "Connection reset by peer." Try again and I get "port 22: Connection refused." Keep trying and I get password prompt. Enter password ...
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How to connect to my hotspot from iPhone?

I'm trying to connect to my hotspot created on Ubuntu by standard tools. So the question is what need I enter in the field "Username" on iPhone? I think "Password" is the same as "Security key" of ...
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Captive Portal not Redirecting Properly, Ubuntu 14.04 + CoovaChilli

I just installed and set up Coovachilli 1.3 on Ubuntu 14.04, however after I authenticate with the network and attempt to browse somewhere, I neither connect to the web page, nor do I receive the ...
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How to auto-discover Linux machines by hostname with Avahi

How do you configure Avahi on Ubuntu to autodiscover Linux hosts on a local network with no central DNS? This question explains installation, and from the manpage I think I need to at least uncomment ...
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How do I force nmcli to reconnect to different uuid?

I have a bash script that checks my network environment and mounts shares accordingly. If I'm at work and have a hard-wire connection to the LAN, then I'd like to activate a hotspot connection for ...
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Every time I boot into my computer my internet runs at full speed (50Mb/s) after about 10 minutes it drops to (6Mb/s)

The only way I can fix it is to change to wicd, then it does it again, so I'll change back and forth between wicd and network-manager. any ideas on what's causing this? I have a full duplex rtl8169, ...
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Configure router through ethernet and simultaneously access the internet through wifi

As the title says i have a new router that i want to be able configure through Ethernet(will not be used to connect to the internet, just for local experimentation). I also have the WiFi adapter of ...
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wired network detected in ubuntu 14.04 bootable pendrive, no network after installing on harddrive

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell e1505 laptop from a bootable pendrive created by UNetbootin. when I used the pendrive to try Ubuntu without installing, it detected my wired network and ...
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Wi-Fi Icon Issue in Ubuntu 14.10

On my Ubuntu Desktop, two Wi-Fi icon's are showing. How to make it one? I could not enclose a screen shot of this. Its irritating to see 2 icons.
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Can't access any remote network routes using OpenVPN client

My home network has an OpenVPN server installed and working. I can connect into that network from Windows machines using the OpenVPN client software and everything works fine. I have an Ubuntu laptop ...
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Unable to switch from wired to wireless connection

My router hardware manufacturer requires me to be connected to wired internet in order to update router firmware successfully, however, when I disconnect from my Wi-FI network and put in ethernet cord ...
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GUI to mount NFS folder

About this Idea from Ubuntu Brainstorm Lots of people use NFS instead of samba for file mounts and there is no reason why this shouldn't be made as easy as possible to accomplish. Is it possible ...
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Torrent doesn't upload

I have a laptop which has windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS installed. Windows seeds the torrent back but Ubuntu doesn't. I have tried several client on Ubuntu but I got the same issue. It can Download ...
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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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WIRELESS: I can see my wireless access points, but cannot establish a connection

I am trying to setup wireless networking on Lenovo R61 running 14.04. The machine had previously been in a secure setting. Wireless was removed, so I am using an older Avaya PCMCIA card. As the ...
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Accessing localhost from other computer without the ip

Lately, I've been thinking about a thing that made me curious: I've created a simple website with PHP that has some things that are useful for my family and the people who live in my house. I use ...
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How to install TP-Link tg-3468

Im compleatly new to Linux/Ubuntu. Im trying to install the TP-Link tg-3468 networking card on a new Ubuntu Server 14.04.1 LTS I have google it but all I can fiend is somthing about using r8169 ...
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Internet Connection trouble with Xubunu

Recently just switched over to Xubuntu 14.04.1 and installed perfectly. However it says that I am connected to the Wireless network, but is not allowing me to connect to the internet (Or timing out). ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04. No Wireless rtl8723ae show disabled

First of all, thank you very much for any help. I am stumped. I installed all the linux-headers I think I need. But make still fails for the driver. But it looks like the driver is available for ...
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DNS resolution stops working on some networks

I am running Kubuntu 14.10 and am having problems with DNS resolution. On my home network there is no problem at all. However, at my college, I usually get about 10 sec of working internet before it ...
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airmon-ng is not working?

airmon-ng start wlan0 Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops working after a short period of time, you may want to kill (some of) them! Interface ...
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How to configure networking for KVM

Ok, my situation is as follows. I have: -host (Ubuntu server 14.04) on which I want to have multiple VMs (KVM). This host has 2 NICs (eth0, eth1) -home router (dhcp, network 192.168.1.0) -PC with ...
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GNS3 can't run on Ubuntu

I need some help on Ubuntu 14.04. The error is: Failed to run gns3 as user root. The underlying authorization mechanism (sudo) does not allow you to run this program. Contact the system ...
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Automatically connecting to OpenVPN only when using Wifi, not on Ethernet

I have an OpenVPN server set up on my home network using TAP (rather than TUN) devices, such that clients that connect to the network remotely are bridged to the same subnet as my (wired) home ...
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Dell inspiron 14R has no network after kubuntu installation

I've just installd the LTS version of Kubuntu, and i can't connect to any network, wired OR wireless.. Most of the answers i've seen here assumed there's only a problem with the wireless, so i'm kinda ...
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apache2 on ubuntu 14 - localhost works but ip doesn't

I've just installed apache2 on my box, along with php5. I can navigate to "localhost" and it works. But I can't access this webserver from another machine... or even locally using the IP address. ...
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Is it possible to store user's home directories remotely?

I work in a small office with 6 PCs and a server. I'm looking at installing Ubuntu on all of the computers, but I'd like users to be able to log in to any one of the computers and be able to access ...
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How can I create Logical Loopback on Ubuntu? [closed]

How can I create a logical local loopback on Ubuntu 10.04 like the procedure here for a Juniper router. (Not talking about 127.0.0.1) Configure a Local Loopback Action To configure a local ...
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Cant connect to internet

I turned on my laptop this morning and cannot access the internet. I am using Ubuntu 14.04. Strangely i opened virtualbox and i can access internet through that. I am dual booting with Kali Linux and ...
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Built a minimal Ubuntu now need to move it to another PC

I've built a bare minimum Ubuntu server 14.04 on my Lenovo H520. I now need to move this HDD to my Acer M290, but when booting it says "Waiting for network configuration..." and finally boots up ...
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Problem with MAC address getting changed to the original one upon connection

I am making some tests with my router and it looks like the mac address I change by doing: ifconfig eth0 down ifconfig eth0 hw ether 01:02:03:04:05:06 ifconfig eth0 up Gets changed to the original ...
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Is there any way to show vnstat as indicator Unity?

I tray indicator-netspeed but show sum of download and upload, I want to show each one seperate, Then tray system-monitor-indicator and show total network, I want to show just ppp0 bandwith. Is there ...
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Domain name is not appearing in “work network”.Instead it displays “Network 9”

I have configured isc-dhcp-server and provided a domain name "anbu.com" along with the IP addresses and other details. My Windows 7 client got its IP address from the DHCP server. In the Network ...
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Wifi problem on Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with drivers on my laptop. My wifi adapter is Broadcom BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and my kernel is : 3.13.0-40-generic I was trying three ...
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A chromium thread using port no other than 443 or 80

I tried ss command to know the status of sockets in my system (ubuntu 14.10 ), $ ss tcp ESTAB 0 0 192.168.1.10:51492 74.125.236.200:https tcp ESTAB 0 0 ...
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How to create localhost [closed]

I am trying to set up a temporary SMTP server to send an email. I am using python for this (smtplib.SMTP('localhost')) and getting a socket error. When I try wget localhost, I get a "failed: ...
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routing through ubuntu server

Im having issues with routing from Windows/Linux/Mac machine through server and from desired interface out. So this is my configuration: My example will be Ubuntu -> Ubuntu -> out First machine: ...
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Hplip network printer setup cannot find printer (HP Officejet Pro 8620)

I have a HP Officejet Pro 8620 printer and I am trying to setup network scan with it but the hp-setup tool claims it cannot find the printer. However the printer is connected to the network and I can ...
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Ethernet connection is not showing in my ubuntu 14.04

These are outputs of some useful commands:- May it helps... 1.-> ifconfig output--> lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 ...
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Ubuntu cannot see eth1

someone can tell me what i doing wrong with Virtualbox and ubuntu?
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Huawei E303F/E303FH/E303FH not able to connect

I installed driver for my Huawei E303F/E303FH/E303FH on my Ubuntu 14.04 LST. Installed successfully but not able to connect internet. I tried to fallowed a document which come with Huawei ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connection is there but no internet access - messed resolvconf

Let me start with a disclaimer: I have tried to fix my problem by reading similar questions & answers, but so far no luck. Not only that, but I think that by making some changes to resolvconf I ...
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WiFi connection not stable and low

I've been using ubuntu 14.04LTS for about half a year, about 2 month ago I noticed some issues with my WiFi connection like: For no reasons my network manager can switch to another WiFi connection ...
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No network on Dell INSPIRON E1505 Intel Core Duo, win Xp

Hello I have installed Ubuntu on this old laptop and everything works fine but I have no network with cable plugged in and no wifi. I have tried pretty much everything that people suggested in other ...
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How to organize my media files in my home network?

I need a software like Picasa that will work on my home network indexing files, retrieving thumbnails, allowing to tag them all and keeping the files where they are without copying them back to my ...
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network interface stopped working on dell inspiron e1505

I have the same problem with multiple linux distributions. I install ubunto 14.04, the ethernet works fine, try to setup wifi, that doesn't work. reboot system, then nothing works network-wise. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 AWUS036H (v5) continually re-initializes - never succeeds completely

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running on a Dell Precision M3800. I need to use two wifi cards on this machine (long story) and I have had the internal Intel 7260 working along side a Netgear..something ...
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WLAN Sensitivity setting is not supported

I need to set and get sensitivity value for WLAN device of my Lenovo machine. I tried to set other settings such as operation mode, txpower and frequency and it works fine. Machine Manufacturer: ...
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WIFI Card not working dell Inspiron 17 wifi card

I have a Dell inspiron 17 and I installed Ubuntu yesterday and when I logged in (I was originally on windows 8) there were no WiFi connections at all... I've tried everything and I can't seem to find ...