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

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Port Forwarding not working

I was trying to open a specific port (2105) on my router. I did what was required at the router settings(which is accessed through the default gateway). I put in the port range as 2105 and used client ...
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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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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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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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Best Practice: 2 WAN shared to 1 LAN

At work we have two WAN access. I wish to install an Ubuntu server/router that shares these two WAN to our internal LAN. I have prepared a box with three interfaces (eth0, eth1 and eth3): eth0 will ...
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How to start ubuntu server with wireless Internet connection?

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 installed on my system. Whenever it boots up, it requires a wired connection from a router to complete the boot process. If the connection is not present, it waits for ...
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Multi WAN router on Ubuntu 12.04 server

I have a PC that runs Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32bit server edition. That PC has 3 eth cards (eth[0,1,2]) and a usb to wifi (wlan0). It acts as a router for my network. the setup is: /etc/network/interfaces ...
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WiFi speed of other devices connected to router slows down when disconnecting Ubuntu laptop

I have a router, Laptop with Ubuntu (my laptop), Win10-laptop (brother's), iPhone. All devices are connecting to router's Wi-Fi. The normal speed is 16-20 mbps! When I was using Win 10 like my ...
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ARP query every 10 seconds from Router

I recently discovered that there is a process on my machine that my router is sending a ARP query every 10 seconds asking: who is on IP address 192.#### As a result, dnsmasq is trying to respond to ...
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Ubuntu as router; redirect traffic from 1 client (LAN) to VPN

I have a Ubuntu 14.04.03 router (iptables). Behind it there is a LAN with laptops, tablets, smart TVs, etc. I would like to use VPN on my TV, but there is no such option in the TVs software/firmware. ...
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Multi subnet in ubuntu with dnsmasq

I have a multi lan port box that install ubuntu server 11.10. I am setup network in /etc/network/interfaces file as follow: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface eth0 inet static ...
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dnsmasq not starting on 16.04

I just upgraded an RPi configured as a wireless router to from 15.10 to 16.04. dnsmasq is failing during startup with an unknown interface br0. Before the upgrade, the log showed a wait for auto ...
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How can I make VirtualBox guests share the host's VPN connection?

Question When I start my VPN on my ubuntu desktop computer which acts as a router, the attached subnet loses internet connectivity, but is still accessible (LAN). Ideally, I would like to know how to ...
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Default route is for the wrong router on same network

This is just plain bizarre, I really am not sure what to make of it. The router situation of the place I'm staying at is as follows: there is a wireless router (router A) that is connected directly ...
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How to configure home router from terminal?

I want handle options that are provided by TP-LINK router, like MAC filtering, wireless stats, forwarding and other features from my terminal.
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Router doens't work on ubuntu

My router was configured to work with windows. I formatted the hard disk and installed ubuntu 12.04. My internet connection works with direct connection from modem, however when I connected the modem ...
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How to connect to another Ubuntu machine using the same router but one is connected through LAN and the other is through WLAN?

I am connected to a router with a wired LAN running Xubuntu and another machine running Ubuntu is connected to the same router through Wifi Netowrk. So how can I connect to that machine for shared ...
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Is there any software for routing? I don't want specific route distribution

I'm trying to find some graphic software to manage a network server, and for using it like router. And I want some general overview of what is happening on the network. In Windows, I reached for Kerio ...
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How to configure two interfaces for internet and lan?

i have server which two int. and static ip. And i need one work in local network and another work to internet. How configure interfaces ?
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Ubuntu 14.04 as a Gateway / Router and a Firewall

My current system setup is Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop 64 Bit,and I am using Internet from a router using a public IP eth0 - WAN Public IP 182.x.x.x eth1 - LAN private IP 192.168.0.1 Now I want to ...
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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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TFTP on ARv7 in Ubuntu?

The only machine I have with an ethernet port is my Odroid C1 (Raspberry Pi Equivalent). It has an ARMv7 processor. I'm currently halfway through flashing an old linksys router to the DD-WRT firmware, ...
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What's the best place to set up a VPN network in Linux

I have a Linux router and an Ubuntu server with both having vpn (openvpn) capabilities. Between the two, which place is the best to set up vpn? I want to set one up tonight, but I still can't decide ...
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Connecting to wifi via a bridged router

I am new to using Ubuntu and am trying to set up a wireless connect to my home network. A little background info: I am using an older desktop with no wifi card. To get online, I have TP-Link ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not detecting wireless router

I recently installed Ubuntu on my MacBook Pro and dual booted it with OS X Mountain Lion. When I am running OS X, the wifi works fine and the computer detects my router. However, when I run Ubuntu, ...
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Configure Ubuntu with 3 NICs as gateway/router

I have a PC with Ubuntu 14.04, which I'm trying to configure as a gateway/router for my LAN. The topology is as below: Network topology I'm configuring 1 subnet only - eth0 and eth3 will both be ...
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wifi bridged to ethernet on a DIY router, not working

I have a mini PC with dual nic and wifi setup to act as a router my setup: WAN port (enp2s0) -> cable modem LAN port (enp3s0) -> gig switch LAN and wifi are bridged to create "br0" which has a ...
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Set up an Ubuntu 15.04 based mini-pc as WiFi router [closed]

I am wondering if there is a way to set up a Ubuntu mini-pc with a WiFi adapter as a WiFi router, so that I can use my laptop to scp some files from it wirelessly.
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how to use openwrt and compile firmwre in ubuntu

I am first time using Ubuntu. I want to use open wrt on Ubuntu. i want tutorial on using the open WRT on Ubuntu. I want to compile my project on open WRT but i does not know anything how to use open ...
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External HDD connected to router. How to use it as Ubuntu home directory?

I have a computer without USB, using Ubuntu (latest version). I have a router with a place to insert usb stick or external usb harddisk (to use it on the network). The computer is connected with this ...
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Wi-Fi network does not connect right after system started, but it works after restart

Wi-Fi network does not connect right after system started, but when I restart my router it becomes working well without failures. What can be a cause of this problem? P.S. Such behavior was noticed on ...
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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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How to ssh into a server running on a home network, behind a router?

Okay, so I have a PC in my home network, running Ubuntu on a VM with openssh server installed. How can I remotely access it from another computer outside the home network, using the internet? What ...
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Wired network cannot be established, wireless works

I have a dual-boot of Ubuntu 14.10 and Windows 10. No networking issues are present after booting to Windows. Whenever I boot into Ubuntu, however, I cannot connect even to my router (ZTE ZXDSL ...
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Script to monitor Internet connection stability

I would like it to be reported every time that the my router loses its internet connection. I would like to have my Ubuntu system send me an email every time that the router's system log displays the ...
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Is possible to have VDSL router on Ubuntu?

I have an old laptop with Ubuntu, 1x RJ-11 port and 1x RJ-45 port. I also have an ADSL router (TP-Link TD-W8970B). I want the laptop to act as a VDSL router and somehow bridge it with TP-Link via ...
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Setup an Adhoc ap with chosen IP domain

I am connected with my working laptop to a network via ethernet. In that network the IP adresses start with 10.42.0.xxx. Now I want to create an adhoc with that laptop such that another laptop can ...
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Trying to set up a web server, but my IP address looks very strange

I want to use a raspberry pi as a web server. For this I need my public IP address. When I ask google what is my ip, I get: 3b01:302:kr18:9847:b40c:mn93:4567:3d91 NOTE: only the shape of my actual ...
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Is there a better way to connect to my NAS drive then smb://[IP address] with Lubuntu?

I have lubuntu 14.04 installed, connected to a Virgin Broadband router, with a Seagate Media NAS drive also connected to the same router. Samba is installed. From Windows 7 (on a different computer), ...
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Need Advice Reporting DHCP Client Bug

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS on ARMv8a. I've had issues because of a route metric being incorrectly set to "1" (an IPv6 setting) when the network and everything in it is really a metric of "0" (IPv4 ...
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USB WiFi adapter problem :(

I recently installed a headless ubuntu headless server on a microserver I recently got for learning purposes. The main problem I'm having at the moment is connecting to my home network. I'm ...
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Ubuntu can connect iphone's hotspot, but not Motorola router [closed]

I am trying to connect my Xubuntu laptop to Motorola Arris surfboard sbg6782AC router. Previously I couldn't see any networks, but thanks to the help from AskUbuntu ( No wifi with N1525 or external ...
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ubuntu server project

im trying to work on a home project, setting up a server for a few things: Router, MySQL, Webserver, Mailserver I already have the webserver and MySQL servers running but i have some problems ...
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empty routing on a vm with dhcp+static

I'm running U14.04.3 on a 5.08 VirtualBox VM in a OSX 10.10 Host. I configured two NICs: eth0 dhcp, bridged to the notebook' wifi eth1 static, host-only From within the guest I cannot resolve ...
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How can I disable Wi-Fi on router from terminal? [closed]

I have a Ubee DDW3611 router with Wi-Fi and main computer connected via cable to this router. I would like to disable / enable the Wi-Fi on router in terminal running some script. I have the admin ...
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Can't ping router with Realtek [10ec:8168] (rev 06) Ethernet adapter

I have a TP-LINK TL-WR841N connected to my main desktop through an Ethernet cable. I've recently installed Ubuntu on dual-boot, but while it works on the other OS, it doesn't on Ubuntu. I've tested on ...
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How to set up Ubuntu 14.04 as a gateway using 1 NIC with 2 IP addresses on different subnets?

I have an Ubuntu 14.04 server with one NIC. The MAC address on this NIC is assigned (by the gateway) one IP (X.X.X.100) in one subnet (X.X.X.0/24), with the gateway being in the same subnet (X.X.X.1), ...
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PC to router to router, what's the IP of the first router?

Tl;dr: PC connect do router that is connected to the service provider's router. I can access the service provider router (192.168.1.1) but I can't connect to my own router. I live in a rented with a ...
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Multicast WCCP with Squid + multiple routers

Currently I'm building a lab with multiple routers and two Ubuntu servers as proxies. Here's the topology: What is happening right now is that the traffic is already redirected to the proxy, but ...
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SSH and ping times out, router setting?

I have a somewhat strange problem. SSH and ping times out. tracepath and wget works. Both SSH and ping works when I use a VPN-connection(trough a different server). What could this be? Is it ...