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

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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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How do I access an external hard drive plugged into my router?

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 and I own a Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router with a USB port built into it. Naturally, the router came with instructions on how to mount and view this drive with both ...
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Wifi connected but no internet

i hope someone can help me with this, it was the story of today for me: Everything was going ok and my internet worked perfectly for every device I had (computer, tablet, phone) except for my two ...
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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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SSH into Ubuntu VM remotely

I dont have much experience on networking or linux, but I'm trying to ssh into an Ubuntu virtual machine from outside my home network. The Ubuntu virtual machine (VirtualBox) is running an a Debian ...
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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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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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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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Access Windows machines from Ubuntu on local network by hostname

[I've searched a LOT for a solution to this issue, but if someone wants to point me to a related question and/or answer, please do!] I have a local network over a broadband router with 3 Windows 7 ...
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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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SSH from external network refused

I've installed open-ssh-server on my home computer(running Lubuntu 12.04.1) in order to connect to it from school. This is how I've set up the sshd_config file: # Package generated configuration file ...
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Install apt-cacher on a non-Ubuntu server (router)

Is there a way to install apt-cacher on a non-Ubuntu server? I'm using DD-WRT on my router and I thought it would be nice if the apt-cacher was there instead of on a PC which has to be powered on if ...
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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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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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How to set up Wi-Fi Hotspot for sharing using 2 wired and 1 Wi-Fi network cards?

I have 3 network cards installed in my ubuntu 10.04 server and I want to configure Internet sharing and file sharing on eth1 for wired users and wlan0 for wireless users. Static ip: eth0: 192.168.1.1 ...
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Ubuntu Server 13.10 can't mount hard drive that is on my router

So I am working currently with my Ubuntu server which I have it on my laptop at the moment so I can test out how to work with the server OS. I have it up and running with samba, openSSH, webmin, and ...
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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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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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Rsyslog filter for logging router events (syslog server)

I am trying to configure rsyslog (Ubuntu 12.04 Server) to log events from a router. I found this old ubuntu forum post which got me most of the way there. So far I am able to get the events logged ...
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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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Local share access problem

since my last boot I've been having a weird issue: I can easily access the internet, and ping various websites, however I can't ping any address on my local network. I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 with ...
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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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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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My server does not forward packets between interfaces. What am I missing? [closed]

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 ...
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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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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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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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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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How to avoid trying to connect to a stranger's network with known SSID?

My Laptop knows an access point of my uncle's place. He is using a standard one given by the ISP, e.g. FRITZ!Box 6360 Cable. Alas, at my home there is also an access point with the same SSID. Ubuntu ...
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Setting up NAT for internet access on a connected router

I'm setting up a NAT for a connected router to my laptop using the following command (IP forwarding is enabled): sudo iptables -t nat -A POSTROUTING -s 192.168.47.0/24 -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE So ...
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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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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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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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Only a different subnet and a virtual IP for it seems to work out to access my IP-cam

My Router IP is 192.168.1.1. DHCP-Range from 192.168.1.33 to .64 . My IP-Cam (Hikvision) is set to IP 192.168.1.100. Funny enough I can access the IP-cam only if it is on its factory default ...
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I would like to make a Virtual Router on Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. But when I try to create a virtual router from the "Create new wireless network" I lose connection. This issue was resolved in the forum, in the following post: I would like to ...
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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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I loose the wifi connection close to the router

I have a weird problem and I have no idea what is going on. From my room the wifi works good but as soon as I put my laptop next to the router I loose the connection and cannot reconnect. I have a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu One hangs router sockets [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ubuntu One Limit Concurrent Uploads / Downloads I have Ubuntu One for kde in 12.04 kubuntu. Every time I run it from scratch, e-mail and others stop working properly ...
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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 ...