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DHCP running at startup

In order for my WiFi at work to work I had to use wpa_supplicant, as the Network Manager just would not connect. Manually I use two commands: sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i wlan0 -c ...
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Origin of environment variables in scripts under /etc/network/if-*.d

I'd like to pass some configuration options to the script /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/ethtool, which looks like this on my system: #!/bin/sh ETHTOOL=/sbin/ethtool test -x $ETHTOOL || exit 0 [ ...
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How do I set network speed and duplex during boot?

My problem is that I have ADSL box doing autonegotiation, defaulting to 100Mb. However, my network cable does not seem to operate at that rate. The speed is set to 100Mbps but DHCP fails. I need to be ...
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Add iptable rule before networking starts

I have an iptable rule that is critical. I have followed the instructions here to make sure the rule gets added when the server is rebooted. However, my rule drops ping requests. I've noticed ...
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Why does Ubuntu spends so much time setting the network at startup?

Booting got very slow about the time I began testing Ubuntu 12.10 quantal. I think networking is one of the causes. I suspect networking is doing a lot of work that is unnecessary (since it was very ...
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How do I set up dependency based startup to reconfigure the network interfaces before networking is started?

I have a system which originally ran Ubuntu 12.04 (now 12.10) on the 'real' hardware. Due to a requirement to run Windows 7 and IE9 (watching streamed movies needed Silverlight with DRM) I installed ...
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1answer
255 views

Network Card not initializing before startup programs.

I am using Ubuntu 12.4. I am using this machine to display a webpage. I have installed the MKISOK plug in for Fire Fox and set Fire Fox to open on start up. The issue I am running into is it seems ...
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112 views

Firefox starting before network is up

We have this machine (ubuntu 10.04) with autologon and firefox in startup sesson aplications. But some times the firefox starts, and the network is not up (maybe a delay from dhcp server, or some ...
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267 views

Starting over and new to Ubuntu

We have been having repeated problems with our interent service and using windows xp & sp3 (users and premissions) I see no need for them. I started with computers long before windows. Every since ...
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1answer
327 views

I don't want to manually turn on my wireless everytime computer starts up

How can I have this switched to ON automatically when I log in? When I startup my machine, that thing is switched OFF and I have to manually switch it ON before I can use the internet. I can't see ...
2
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1answer
56 views

Bug or kludge in /etc/init.d/networking

There are some strange code: if ifup -a --exclude=lo; then log_action_end_msg $? else log_action_end_msg $? fi both variants have exactly same code: ...
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1answer
432 views

How to disable/disconnect LAN cable during startup

How to keep my LAN (Ethernet) connection disabled during startup.. Coz when I login to system it is automatically enabled i dont want that due to some security reason. Want howto in both ubuntu ...
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1answer
2k views

Is dhclient.conf used during boot when bringing up network interfaces?

I am running Ubuntu 11.10 32bit Server on a single-board computer. I want the option of using the Ethernet interface (eth0) as a backend to control the computer if it's connected. I'm also lazy: if ...
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“Waiting for network configuration” adding 3 to 5 minutes to boot time

I get the following pieces of information at the startup, takes about 3 to 5 minutes, while normally about 1 minute: Waiting network configuration Booting system without full network configuration ...
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2answers
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How to connect to the Internet (DSL) automatically at startup?

I also have to enter a password to connect. Not the root password, but a password I created for the DSL connection when installing Ubuntu. So I would like to get rid of the password and connect ...