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

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How to use multiple wireless adapters to route traffic based on target

I have multiple wireless adapters (let's call them wlan0, wlan1) and I can connect to multiple networks (let's call them network0, network1) at the same time. Now, what I want to accomplish is, route ...
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Internet problem in Ubuntu 13.04

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04, and there is a problem with my wired internet connection. The weird thing is that it's not a driver problem, i guess, because it connects to my router, but does not ...
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Newly Ubuntunized Windows Laptop - Best way to connect to internet?

I'm very happy with the conversion of my Windows Vista Panasonic CF19 Toughbook to Ubuntu. Touchscreen works great. Bluetooth connectivity great. The whole new-to-Ubuntu experience is going pretty ...
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How to use network interface of another PC to connect to web

There is a server machine with two network interfaces: eth0 eth1 It can access the web through eth0 and eth1 is used for client machines to access the files on the server. How can I configure the ...
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Trouble publishing plex media server. Should I disable DNS relay?

Just like the title says. I have tried and tried again to get this media server published to myplex and it never works. I have set a static IP address (I think). And I was looking in the router ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 won't use dhcp static lease from my router

I have a Buffalo router running dd-wrt (came stock from the factory with it). I have a DHCP static lease setup for my computer which dual boots Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10. When running Windows, there ...
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Trying to install Click Modular Router and need /usr/src/linux to install as kernel module

I'm trying to install Click Modular Router as a Linux Kernel Module. I ran the command sudo ./configure --enable-linuxmodule And I got the following error Can't find /usr/src/linux, so I can't ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 say's Router is Disconnected even when it is connected

Router : Tp-Link (TD-W8951ND) the router was connected 2-3 times but the internet didn't worked and for the most of the times its said disconnected
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SSID of my wireless network is missing in Ubuntu 12.04 I can see other SSID's

I am unable to connect to the wireless network from Ubuntu 12.04 where as I can connect to the same wireless network via Windows 7, here is a snapshot of connected network in Windows 7 the SSID to ...
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Unable to send data with tp-link router

I'm posting this question on Windows because when I try to do "sending activities", like posting on forums or uploading image files to image host websites on my recently installed Ubuntu system, the ...
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L2TP Tunnelling For Static IP - Ubuntu 12.04 as Router

Got an Ubuntu desktop set up as my router, ISP recently added static IPs and I've got no idea how to get this to work. Any help would be appreciated. Connection Type Remote ...
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Force index page on LAN connection

I run 3 servers on a local network. I'd like to force an index.html/php to pop on to anyone joining the LAN. I see many routers these days pop up a guest login page and think somehow I can point the ...
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How to set-up Linksys e4200 router on Ubuntu 13.04?

How do I set up my router (Linksys e4200)? I have the software that came with it but it is for Windows. My computer has Internet access but when I click on Internet connection information I get error: ...
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Can't reach PC over network until it pings me

I have two Ubuntu PC's in my setup. PC A is wired into the home router. PC B is wireless. When I reboot PC A, I can't ping PC B until PC B pings PC A. After that it works just fine. Also I think ...
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How can we make our ubuntu server router as gateway mode to router mode?

based on this sample guide link: http://ubuntulinux.co.in/blog/ubuntu/nat-configuration-with-iptables-in-ubuntu/ with this code: iptables –append FORWARD –in-interface eth1 -j ACCEPT it ...
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using a router plugged in to ubuntu pc to connect wirelessly to another modem/router

PLEASE How do I use my router to connect to another modem wirelessly so that I can use the internet. My pc has a weak connection but I have a spare router that has a good wireless capability, I want ...
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I would like to make a Virtual Router on Ubuntu 12.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and would like to make a virtual router for my Android Device which only connects to infrastructure networks and not adhoc networks anyone who has any tips ...
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How do I Set Up my Edimax BR-6428nS Wireless Router

I have looked into Ask Ubuntu but I can't find an answer of the Edimax BR-6428nS model. You can download a source code in a zip file but I do not know how to open the source code file or how to run ...
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HELP! how to connect to hard drive that is connected to router?

I am wondering if one of you can help me out. I am a window guy and do not know anything about ubuntu. However, I have a computer that I am using for work that is running ubuntu because the software ...
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Ubuntu server routing table

i've a ubuntu server (13.04) with 3 NICs. This is my routing table: Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface default vodafone.statio 0.0.0.0 UG ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...