Managing and using network connectivity on a Ubuntu system

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“Wi-Fi is disabled by hardware switch” on Toshiba Satellite P855-335

My Toshiba Satellite p855-335 Notebook wouldn't turn the wireless on. There are several existing threads on Ubuntu Forums which I've tried, for instance: ...
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Installing Gnome-Network Manager

I use Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS), I want to create Hot-Spot, My Desktop Environment is Xfce, I want a graphical Gnome3 Network manager in order to create a Hot-Spot, I tried to Install by using this Command, ...
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Killer Wireless AC 1535 'Device not ready' in Ubuntu 16.04

my Killer wifi card is detected, but doesn't detect any networks and says 'device not ready' in Ubuntu 16.0 i did the dmesg | grep ath10k and this is the output: [13.619208] ath10k_pci ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 - download all dependencies as .deb files

My network adapter is not being recognized on my desktop pc. So I was wondering whether there was an easy way to get all necessary packages for bcmwl-kernel-source from a different kubuntu ...
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Problem using GSM modem on Ubuntu 16.04

I justed upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Everything looks fine except the modem. First, the modem connects but the icon doesn't change. It still shows 'disconnected icon'. Old computer shows right icon ...
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Redirect Command to Email

I have a PXE server and need to do a redirect command at the end of the script. ifconfig | grep inet >> ip.txt send to My_EMAIL Am I on the right path? Edit include from answer posted as an ...
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Setting up domain with LAMP server

Not sure if this is the best forum so let me know and I'll delete it if so. I've setup a LAMP server on Ubuntu 14.04 which works fine the issue is, right now I can only access it through the public ...
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ralink rt3290 driver module not launching and I can't figure out why

I have an HP Envy 15 with the RT3290 from ralink. It had Win8 on it which I have completely removed and installed ubuntu 16.04 on it. I have been trying to get the wireless to work and haven't been ...
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How to set up dialup on Ubuntu 16.04?

OK, absolutely new at Linux, installed 16.04. How do I get dialup going with it, since that is all I have available?
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Can't SSH to machine on Local Network (time out), can SSH from ouside LAN

I have a Box 'foo' which has sshd running. I wish to ssh to this machine via Box 'bar'. Box 'foo' has the IP address 10.0.0.100 and Box 'bar' has the IP 10.0.0.109. The gateway for both of these ...
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VPN, Loopbacks, Ubuntu Server, And VirtualBox

Is it possible to create a VPN server in VirtualBox, and then connect to it from the same machine? Also, will it actually secure my information if I'm using public wifi? I'm a novice when it comes ...
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nameserver in resolv.conf not getting updated

I'm trying to use a dns service on my xenial. I have added the following line to dhclient.conf. prepend domain-name-servers 208.67.222.222,208.67.220.220; After reconnecting or rebooting ...
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Hamachi service on boot

I have installed Logmein Hamachi on a Raspberry PI2B running Ubuntu 14.04. I want to access this "server" via ssh with the Hamachi ip (using hamachi because the ip of the server will change over time ...
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wifi problem on ubuntu 16.04..!

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and and there is no sign of wi-fi, no on/off indicator I have seen all the solutions on internet: how to handle wi-fi problems, but none worked for me. I have HP ...
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SSH tunneling with relay and dynamic IPs

I am trying to achieve a vnc connection through ssh tunnel from a computer on a private network, and to another one on another private network, using a public server as relay. It can be graphically ...
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No Wireless with broadcom BCM4350 Ubuntu 16.04

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 on an Dell XPS 13 9350 (skylake) Since the old kernel doesn't support the broadcom wireless card I updated to ubuntu 16.04, coming from 15.10. The 4.4 kernel supports the ...
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KDE 15.10 - Networking disabled?

So I installed Kubuntu 15.10 from USB onto a second hard drive and I can't connect to any Wifi networks. The connection symbol remains red, I cannot scan for networks I cannot enable anything, ...
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VM Ubuntu Server 16.04 no network connection with static IP

My Setup: Oracle VM Virtual Box running on a windows 7 box Virtual hosting is enabled in Windows Box BIOS Steps taken: With Dynamic IP assignment the the Ubuntu server can ping everything. No ...
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Networking disabled after upgrade from 15.04 to 15.10, only loopback present

After upgrading to Ubuntu 15.10 on a Thinkpad X220 laptop, ethernet and wifi are no longer working. ifconfig shows only the loopback interface. ifconfig -a shows the loopback, eth0, and wlan0. I ...
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One more Networks tab missing question. Someone please answer.

I have seen unanswered "Network" tab missing questions. But maybe this one could be answered? Here is what I did briefly: (Tried several ubuntu documentations step by step). I am using split ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 <-> 15.10 Inconsistent and slow wirless network transfer speeds

I have a file server running Kubuntu 15.10 and a client running 16.04. In truth, this issue existed prior to the 16.04 upgrade. When moving files, say a 500MB folder of MP3s, the transfer rate gets ...
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How to assign IP when a machine is connected to the same network via two interfaces?

I have a Ubuntu 14.04 machine connected to the same subnet via two different interfaces, wlan0 and eth0. The machine is used for normal browsing of internet only. I am to manually assign IP addresses ...
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Install second network interface on virtualized Ubuntu Server

I've just installed the latest Ubuntu 16.04 on a VirtualBox machine. I'd like to have two different network interfaces: the first one to access the guest machine from the host using ssh; for this ...
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NetworkManager doesn't add the right IPv6 routes [on hold]

Edit: the problem was a rogue router on my network which was advertising itself with a faulty prefix. Ignore this question, sorry! When enabling IPv6, connecting to a network using NetworkManager ...
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Wireless not working on Pavilion x360-Convertible, running 16.,04

I have a wireless problem with my HP-Pavilion-x360-Convertible, with a clean install of 16.04. When I click on the wireless on/off button in network settings, it always flips back to 'off'. The ...
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Intel NUC running Ubuntu 16.04 booting hangs for five minutes if LAN cable unplugged

I've an Intel NUC NUC6i5SYH (i5 6th generation) running Ubuntu 16.04. If I have a LAN cable plugged in, the system boots quickly and the LAN networking works as expected. I can get the wireless to ...
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How do I SSH to machine A via B in one command?

I want to access a computer, say machine A which is based in my university's network. However, this computer is only accessible via the internal network of the university, so I can not use SSH to this ...
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Network-manager is deleted and i have no internet access

i accidentally deleted the network manager from my ubuntu, and i have no access to the internet and thats why i cant use sudo apt-get install network-manager because its said me that could not load ...
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15.10 - Cannot connect to wireless networks at home, but can at remote locations?

Ever since I plugged in an ethernet cable into my laptop at home I cannot connect to the wireless network anymore. It doesn't list any of them. Before it was working fine. The weird part is, whenever ...
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How to share a folder on Ubuntu to Raspberry Pi 3 over local WiFi network?

I am planing to buy RaspberryPi 3 and have it connected to my TV. I also have a lot of movies on Windows partition in my dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 & Win 8 machine (Win 8 isn't used, but is there). I ...
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Wifi Dongle Blocked by Hardware Switch

I have the problem on an old (2008) Sony Vaio VGN FW5 that the wifi is blocked by a switch. In Windows, I used to use a wifi dongle, however the dongle is now also blocked by the hardware switch in ...
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14.04 Resolving Host (DNS) Problem

EDIT: Problem solved with 16.04. I have an Asus Zenbook UX32V. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now I cannot browse the Internet. When I connect to a wireless network everything is fine for 2-3 minutes ...
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Intel NUC: Ethernet problems

I've got a brand new i3 5th generation Intel NUC and I'm struggling with ubuntu and ethernet connection. I'm trying to install Ubuntu server (14.04 or 15.10) but the LAN takes forever to become ...
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How to enable Wireshark without running as root in Trusty 14.04

I installed Wireshark. Running as root is not recommended, so I Did sudo dpkg-reconfigure wireshark-common According to: http://wiki.wireshark.org/CaptureSetup/CapturePrivileges ...
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MAAS - Failed to get ip directly [ERRNO -2]

When running the Ubuntu Openstack Installer / Autopilot and am receiving the following error: Reason: "Error deploying landscape". Inside the commands.log file, there is a line which has lead me ...
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Couldn't bind UDP 53 nxfilter

We are using ubuntu 14.04 and successfully installed nxfilter latest version. When I run the ./startup.sh script file then getting below error: INFO - ResolverMan.create_resolver, Resolving DNS ...
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Where can I obtain the best shh and proxy for ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hello again I have a more personal question based on certain software and other items I can obtain See a friend of mine has given me a major reality check on some pointers I had not known to the ...
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Get wifi working Lenovo Thinkpad t440 on Ubuntu 12.04

I got an Lenovo Thinkpad t440 but I cannot get my wifi working with a fresh install. Which drivers should I need to download so I am able to run the wifi? I did an lshw -c network and I got an ...
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Automatic ip switching

I have two network connections. Two of them are not stable. These connections go down at least once a day. So is it possible to switch the connection (gateway) automatically to another if one goes ...
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Clean install ubuntu 16.04 cannot connect to wifi using NetworkManager, but nmtui works

I've performed a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56VZ. Sadly, i cannot connect to wireless networks using the NetworkManager. I am able to see wireless networks, though. I tried to connect ...
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laptop wifi indicator not lit even though I'm connected

Just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus VivoBook X202E recently, and now even though I have a wifi connection, the wifi indicator on my laptop doesn't light. Switching back to Windows 10 makes the ...
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How to get network to “see” 14.04 desktop?

I'm also having problems with a new install of 14.04 desktop. I'm a novice to Ubuntu. I have another pc running 14.04 Studio and it works fine with my windows network. I did the following: ...
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Wi-Fi (Intel AC 7260) disappears after each restart

Please help me troubleshoot this WiFi issue with my laptop. I have a Dell XPS L521X running on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (kernel 4.4.0-22-generic). My WiFi card is Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260. My WiFi ...
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sshfs giving “remote host has disconnected”

I am trying to mount an sftp connection into a folder using sshfs with the following command which throws an error. ~$ sshfs admin@example.com:/ testfo remote host has disconnected The same error ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, connection to WiFi but no Internet

I often have this problem in Ubuntu when someone in my family power cycles our modem or router: no connection to the Internet. It has once again happened. Here is everything I've tried: Ubuntu 16.04 ...
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How do I check the internet speed inside Ubuntu 14.04

How do I check the internet speed on my computer, a dell Inspiron 1545, while using ubuntu 14.04?
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Install Network Printer Manually (Router : TP-Link TL-WR842ND)

Router Model No. : TL-WR842ND After reading this article, I carry on the installation but it does not work. This is the properties page : I have attempted to print test page but the status shows ...
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Sharing a Network Drive through OpenSSH for a Specific Group

First question, hooray! To the point: I'm not very well versed in Linux, I'm in the process of studying my Linux+. I'm working on a variety of projects with friends, co-workers, and teachers. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Server - WiFi WPA2 Personal

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 Server and cannot get wifi configured correctly to work with WPA2 personal and could use some help. There was a simple wizard during install where I selected my SSID ...
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Connection to the internet using 3g modem ZTE MF190 on Ubuntu 14.04

I got problem with using 3G modem in Ubuntu. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in VirtualBox and use it as guest OS. My host OS is Windows 7. I haven't problem when share hosts internet via NAT, but when i'm ...