A router is a device that forwards data packets between computer networks, creating an overlay internetwork

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Poor Wifi Signal Strength

I have a Ralink RT 3290 802.11 bgn adapter & a DLink N600 router. I never get more than 3 bars on my laptop, even when the router is positioned in various places in the house. But I can see full ...
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Some sites displaying only text

I installed ubuntu 12.10, and i'm using a TP-Link MR3420 router, and with it, some sites (like facebook, youtube and yahoo answers) just appear in text, whit few or any images, and others are ...
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Slow wireless about 1/3 bandwidth of wired from cable modem [duplicate]

HP DV6000 Wireless G Broadcom Netgear WNDR3400 router properly configured. Windows laptops using wireless G and N are considerably faster than mine. 12.04 LTS, all restricted drivers and all up to ...
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Why can't I see my Wireless Router a D'Link DIR 615 - Ubuntu 12.04? I can see all the other active wireless connections.

Details: I have a D'Link DIR 615 Router that I have been using for 3 years with Ubuntu 11.10 - with no problems. I have a Dell Inspiron 15R with dual boot of Windows 7 and now, Ubuntu 12.04 - after ...
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While using internet on ubuntu, all other computers get bad internet connection

I am currently using Ubuntu 10.04 Precise (in dual boot with Windows 7). Whenever I log onto Ubuntu Internet, all other computers Internet speeds plummet. Usually we have 20 Mbps download and 2 ...
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Nobody can use the internet when I turn on my computer? [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS along with an old Windows installation. Every time I boot with Ubuntu. Nobody can use the internet if the wireless is on. Windows works fine though. How can I ...
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default gateway setting for “universal” wifi adapter

The data sheet for the IOGear Universal Wi-Fi N Adapter states that it supports Linux (Fedora 10 (Kernel: 2.6.27.5-117)) but has no directions in the manual. When setting up the static IP address ...
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Ubuntu routing table with 3 NICs

I want to configure Ubuntu 12.04 as a router. This Ubuntu PC has 3 network cards eth0:192.168.1.203 (LAN1) eth1:172.16.30.21 (Internet) eth2:10.216.1.107 (LAN2) and $ route -n Kernel IP routing ...
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Router icon grey and not clickable

i just instaled the latest ubuntu but my wifi adress is not working. When i pop down the network menu it shows me all the other routers in the area including my , but my wifi is grey and not ...
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Using my laptop with Ubuntu for my Xbox360

I recently installed ubuntu in my laptop so pretty new to this system. On my other laptop that has windows 7..I was able to use that laptop to connect to my xbox 360 live using the network bridge. How ...
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belkin modem cum router setup on Ubuntu 12.10 with BSNL broadband

I have bsnl broadband and I am using belkin f9j1001v1 belkin modem-router. The setup cd that comes with Belkin only supports Windows and Mac. How do I get drivers of it for Ubuntu so that I can setup ...
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Linksys E3200 Ubuntu-specific Connection Problems

Just yesterday I bought the Linksys E3200 wireless router and had everything set up perfectly fine on my laptop (Windows 7) and main computer (Windows 8, Ubuntu). At least, that's what I thought until ...
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Can't get wifi connection over 150Mbps!

I'm trying to connect to my new router at a speed of 300Mbps. My new wireless router accepts 300Mbps in 2.4Mhz and 450Mbps in 5Mhz. I'm testing right next to the router and I get 150Mbps top. I'm ...
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WiFi, as it relates to my router

Why does my ubuntu make a WiFi connection ONLY when I disable the security settings of the router? I have a 3-computer network, 2 of which connect just fine (with the router's security settings ...
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Wireless only working near the router

I am experiencing some very slow internet unless I am close to the router. Since my phone and my other computer work just fine at the same distance, it must be some problem with hardware or drivers. ...
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Firefox keeps changing http://localnode:8080 to http://localnode.com8080/. How do I change this?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04. On version 11 it was doing this, but now it has changed. I am a ham radio operator and I am trying to use the wrt54g Linksys router for digital communications.
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How to Install D-LINK 502T on a desktop

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 and have been trying to install and configure D-LINK USB Router 502T. I tried following various posts available on internet but no luck. Can anyone help?
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D-Link Shareport under Ubuntu

I am using the D-Link DIR 645 wireless router. I attached a printer to this via the present USB port. For Windows, D-Link offers a software called Shareport to connect to my printer. Since there is ...
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Compaq Presario 5000 series won't connect to Netgear router

I have a used Compaq Presario 5000. Everything is with it, so I have all the drivers, etc. I cannot get it to "see" my Netgear N300 Wireless Router. We have 3 laptops running off the router already ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless Issues

I have been experiencing WiFi issues since I installed Ubuntu. My router however has been restarted multiple times so as my computer, iPad, iPhone, and they work perfectly flawless on WiFi. The ...
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Problem in connecting Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server to the Internet

I just have setup a ubuntu server 10.04 LTS. But currently I am having problem in connecting to the outside world. I am not able to do wget, apt-get or ping. Here are some relevant details: $ping ...
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Ubuntu Server as Router, Static ip for macadr's

I have Ubuntu Server as Router. On it i have turned on DHCP Server, but i want to give static adresses to some devices (mac adresses) in my network, where I have to start? I tried to google it, and i ...
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New router, lost internet (broadcom 43xx driver)

For solution see last comment The problem: I just installed a new router today: D-Link N300 DIR-636L wireless gigabit router Ethernet (wire) works fine on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop as well as Ubuntu ...
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How do I install a Livebox USB printer as network printer?

I hope someone has figured this out because I've spent days with google trying to track down the solution. I got fed up with microsoft Win XP and 7 and decided to try ubuntu 12.04 on a spare laptop ...
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One SSID, two routers. How can I force the connection to the correct MAC?

Basically, the header tells it all. I have two routers configured with the same SSID. The main router is upstairs, and the secondary router is downstairs. Where I work, normally, the portable sees ...
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Connecting to WiFi from Ubuntu 12.10

Having an issue connecting to the comcast Xfinity WiFi (only my home network, laptop can connect to other WiFi networks). Ubuntu shows that connection is established, I can access Internet/my router ...
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Ubuntu Server 12.04, NAT, Router, DNS. It just doesnt work

I recently inherited some server hardware from work and decided that it could be my main router at home (among other things). Ubuntu 12.04 server installation harware wise goes well and everything is ...
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Wireless not working on Dell XPS M1530 [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu on my Dell XPS M1530. The installation worked fine, but I can't find any available routers. I have made sure that the wifi switch on the side of the computer is on, I have ...
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What are the risks of NOT using a firewall (home computer)?

Since a password is required to be a superuser (to install and modify programs), what are the risks to not use a firewall under Ubuntu ? More particularly if I am using a NAT router ?
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Unable to connect to router and tried installing wicd-daemon but got error

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual boot option along with windows 7. I am able to connect to my router when running windows 7 but not in ubuntu. I tried manually configuring it by entering my ...
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Cannot ping router with a static IP assigned? [closed]

Alright. I am running Ubuntu LTS 12.04 and am trying to configure a local caching/master DNS server so I am using Bind9. First, here are some things via default DHCP: /etc/network/interfaces cat ...
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Two different DNS on router and pc?

My default DNS on my router is set to DynDNS. If I set the router as default DNS on my pc, it would use DynDNS as the DNS. Then what if I set Google Public DNS as DNS on my pc, and DynDNS on my ...
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ubuntu as router, 2 nics, 2 lans, outside lan can not connect to inside lan

How can I make LAN on 192.168.1.xxx (eth2) forward packets to other LAN (eth0) 10.42.0.19 (Win7 PC)? Both the LANs are connected to Ubuntu PC. I can ping from PC connected to eth0 to PC connected to ...
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Ubuntu router breaking internet radio streams

I have Ubuntu 12.04 up and running fine as a DHCP router with great throughput to my connected devices. two single nic's (one onboard and one PCI-e, both with Realtek 8111E chips) are used as WAN and ...
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Do I need an Ubuntu compatible router?

Im' thinking about formatting my HD and reinstalling with Ubuntu instead. However I'm concerned about losing internet access. I currently use XP and connect to the net via a router which I can access ...
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Setting up router in Ubuntu

Have, * D-Link Modem * ASUS WL520 GU router (with dd-wrt installed) * Desktop with Ubuntu 10.04 Would like to route the internet through my Desktop, which have 2 ethernet ports. Identified in Linux ...
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Setting up Ubuntu Server as a Router with DHCPD and 3 Ethernet devices

My configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 DHCP3-server BIND9 eth0, eth1, eth2 eth0 is the external connection eth1 & eth2 are the internal network eth1 and eth2 are supposed to be seperate ...
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How to setup TL-WR1043ND router on 12.04 [closed]

I've recently acquired the above router and want to give it a go. Problem is, when ?I go to the TP-Link website to download the 'Easy setup' software there's no version available for linux. anyone ...
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How to find out what is blocking a port

I have 3 machines: Machine A - local network Machine B - local network Machine C - external network Local network has a dynamic IP and Dyndns is set up to forward it. I have ssh on Machine B ...
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Ubuntu server 12.04 can't connect home wireless network

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 (server) without GUI. I have Netgear wireless card ( model:wg311v3 ) that i have installed it through ndiswrapper driver wrapper to work with windows driver. I don't ...
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how to connect to a remote desktop behind a router?

Here's my setup: I have a laptop that I roam around everywhere with, and I have a desktop computer at home that is connected to the web using a router with NAT. My objective here is to create an SSH ...
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Problem Internet connection Ubuntu 12.04 Server (trough VirtualBox)

My final goal is to access my web projects trough external network. So, I have : Internet connection trough wireless router (ISP's IPs are internal, so and the IPs which the router sets to my ...
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Facebook and Hotmail site don't work [closed]

In Facebook website, when I enter my username and password and "log in", it doesn't allow me to get through. In Hotmail, the page doesn't open up at all. In other sites, I don't have any problem at ...
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Router and NAS on same server

I got a Ubuntu Server that run smb, transmission-daemon and DNS. In my home we are 9 people, with a total of 16 devices connected to the network. List of "hardware" 100Mbit line in Standard modem ...
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HDD on a router [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router? I am using ubuntu 12.04LTS. I am using a D-Link router for our wifi here and we have connected an HDD via ...
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Unable to connect to router-goes to web server instead

When I type 192.168.1.1 which is supposed to open up router configuration page, i'm being sent to apache web server's default "it works" page. How to resolve this IP conflict? This is happening on ...
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Trouble communicating with router DHCP?

my home network is has problems regarding linux computers, two ubuntu and two mint. I have had a look at the log files and searched the internet regarding the solution. I cannot find a whisker of a ...
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Android SDK and Eclipse can't fetch packages

I have this problem where I can't download packages in my android sdk and eclipse. Apparently these programs can't fetch the repository. For android sdk, it always gets stuck on fetching the ...
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Laptop won't connect to Wi-Fi router

I have Ubuntu in one of the laptops I own. Since yesterday, and for no apparent reason, it is not able to connect anymore to my Wi-Fi router (I tried to forget the network and disabled security, ...
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My server does not forward packets between interfaces. What am I missing?

I'd like to get my Ubuntu 11.04 server to route packet between its two network interfaces. The two ethernet interfaces (eth0, eth1) work apparently well as such. Both have static IP addresses ...