Questions about configuring or using wired connections in Ubuntu.

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ubuntu 12.04 notebook wired/wireless connection problem?

I setup ubuntu 12.04 LTS to my hp pavilion dv6. I have no wired/wireless connection. Need help. Here is some outputs. ifconfig: lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 ...
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wired ethernet connection not detecting

I installed ubuntu 12.04 lts on my desktop but my wired ethernet connection is not being detected at all, while in all other OS's it is. I tried the ifconfig command but there is simply no output when ...
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Ethernet working but no web browser connection

I can connect via terminal even ping sites as well as install, update packages; However I cannot connect to internet via Firefox. On the terminal i tried firefox http://www.google .com then ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wired connection doesn't work!

I just installed Ubuntu again after a few months of using Windows. At first I tried to install it by using an .ISO file, but I got stuck at 43% on the partitioner, so I figured out I should use the ...
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Wired connection stops working

Ok so i just downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 onto and old Dell Inspiron 9300 and I need wired internet so i can download the appropriate wireless drivers. The problem being, the wired connection dies after a ...
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Wired connection problem for Ubuntu 13.10 using DELL VOSTRO

I am having a problem using wired connection for Ubuntu 13.10. The problem started suddenly. However I was able to solve it using the answer given in the following post: Ubuntu 12.04 Dell 6400 no ...
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Problem setting the default wired connection

I have three wired connections setting saved. I would like to have connection_1 as my default setting whenever I log-in. How can i do that ? Thanks
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Wired internet connect issue

When I first start up my PC it will not recognize the wired connection. If I run IFCONFIG this is what I get; Code: eth4 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:05:5d:29:4f:5b inet6 addr: ...
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Possible problems using wifi dongle + wired connetion together?

Because my internet provider modem isnt allowing network sharing for media servers and 300+mb/s (for wired connection) wireless routers are quite expensive. I added usb dongle to my PC. So now I have ...
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Cant connect to wired connection ubuntu 13

made the following check dlujan@dlujan-Vostro-1000:~$ ifconfig lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host ...
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lspci shows network card as bridge - cannot connect to router

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 - after kernel update and reboot my network stopped working. After spending a day trying to figure it out here is what I know. lshw shows Ethernet as class "bridge" and same ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 no wired internet connection

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10. This is my first OS other than windows. I'm able to connect to wifi but not via LAN. Could any please help me understand the issue... I read through a lot but my bad ...
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Wired connection doesn't work on startup, it works on suspend with suspend_modules however

I installed Ubuntu and realised the only Internet connection that was working was the WiFi one, but I need to have a wired one working where I live (which is in University halls) because we're not ...
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Slow Internet connection after upgrading to 13.10

I recently upgraded my desktop from ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. Before the upgrade I was getting the speeds that my ISP said I was getting which was 5mbps, however, after I upgraded to 13.10 my speeds ...
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Not able to go to any sites after a few minutes

So, on our machine we bought to host our server... We can load pages for a few minutes, however after starting all of our Minecraft servers we cannot load any pages at all (including WGETing files off ...
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Wired network is connected & acquires IP address but the internet is not working

So the other day when my network died completely without a warning at first. I thought it may have been the modem or the router (the modem can't handle to many connections as its a a bit dodgy); but ...
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How to connect to wired/wireless internet [duplicate]

my friend recently gave me a linux desktop of his. I'm unsure of the exact specifications, but I believe it uses an Intel wireless card. I'm running Ubuntu 10.04. It's a Lenovo desktop, and was sold ...
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Socket communiction in absence of wired network connection

I am facing a strange issue on my Ubuntu (12.04.3 64 bit). I have a couple of C programs communicating (let's call them sender and receiver programs) through sockets. These work as expected when the ...
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wired connection doesn't work

I just installed ubuntu but I can't connect to internet. I tried the automatic dhcp (which it has always worked to me), I tried the manual and the wireless but nothing is working. I have dual bot ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Won't Connect to the School's Wired Network

My computer is connected to the school's network via an Ethernet cable, but ubuntu won't recognize the network. It will scan the network for about 30 seconds and then a small error window pops up ...
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12.04LTS - Can't connect to wireless or wifi

I am a new user to Ubuntu, and inherited a laptop with 12.04LTS on it. Neither wired nor wireless internet works. I'd like to get both to work. Here is the output to ifconfig: lo Link ...
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HP Mini 1110NR Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTE No wired or wireless internet

I have an HP Mini 1110NR I just installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 Via USB flash drive The program booted up fine but the dongle for wifi is orange which means no wifi. I connected the ethernet cable and the ...
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How to connect to internet using wired PPPOE connection?

I tried following the Internet how-to guide to connect to my ISP, but I got stuck after the instruction to run sudo pppoeconf. It asks for my ISP account password, when I try to enter it, no text ...
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Wired Connection not detected on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, which was working fine few days ago. Solution for “wifi disabled by hardware switch on Dell xps”

This working and not working happens to me often, and I dont know, why this is happening. I am frustrated trying all the related threads but it couldnt solve my problem. This wired lan connection is ...
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My computer doesn't connect to the network on boot

For some reason my computer running Ubuntu 12.04 has stopped connecting to the wired network on boot. When I run ifconfig I get: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:21:5a:2e:1a:e2 ...
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Network Connections - Wired tab - edit button greyed out

There are multiple posts/questions about this but none actually have an answer that I could find. Just installed Ubuntu server 12.04. Added myself to the sudoers file, changed the networkmanager.conf ...
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Ubuntu help with wired connection

Well, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 [Desktop] on VMware Workstation 1.0.0, and when I open Firefox, it can't connect to the internet because the wired connection isn't connected, but on my Windows 8.1 ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 wired connection problem by changing router

i recently change my I.S.P and also i change my router. When i did this i can't have a wired connection on network but i can connect wireless. Any suggestions?
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RTL8111/8168B Rev 06 Ethernet controller not working with AMD64 Kernels > 2.6

Like everyone else i'm also having trouble with the RTL8111 Ethernet controller. It's not working at all on Ubuntu x64 (tried with 12.04.03 and 13.10). This is my card: lspci -nnk | grep -i net -A2 ...
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Cannot delete wired connection

I'm trying to delete a wired connection from network manager in Kubuntu Saucy (Converted and upgraded from Lubuntu Raring). It asks me for confirmation, which I give, but the connection doesn't get ...
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Connecting to the internet from the public library desktop computers

I have a live version of ubuntu 12.04 running flawlessly with persistance on my Kingston USB stick. I wish to be able to log onto my public library's internet with this Ubuntu. However it doesn't ...
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Wired connection problem using pppoe on ubuntu 13.10

I'm new to Ubuntu(Linux), I had a problem with wired connection on Ubuntu 13.10. Here is the problem: My laptop dual boots Ubuntu 13.10 and Windows 7. I set my router to use PPPoE to connect the ...
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Wired and Wireless both are unclaimed on Alienware 18x

I just got my new Alienware 18x and I have installed Ubunt 12.04 (12.04.3) on my system. But unfortunately my wired and wireless both are not working. I am posting here output of all the important ...
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Updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS)

After updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS) $ uname -r 3.8.0-030800-generic $ ifconfig -a eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 9c:2a:70:cd:f2:c5 ...
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I have installed 13.10 but it is not showing wifi

I have installed ubuntu 13.10 but to connect to the net I have tried both Wired and Wifi but it is not showing wifi at all and for wired connection it is not connecting(not showing those arrows up ...
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Wireless Connection works, but the Wired connection disconnnects every 5 minutes

I have a problem. My Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit has wireless working fine, but the wired connection loses connectivity roughly every 5 mins. Ubuntu recognizes it as eth0 interface and shows it to be ...
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Wired LAN and Localhost Setup in School

In my school all 6 PCs ( ubuntu 10.04 desktop + LAMP + LAN Card ) + 5 NComputing Client in Single room Lab with one Router. PC-1 ubuntu 10.04 32bit Act as desktop + server + NComputing X-series X550 ...
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Wired networking issues 13.10 after 0-14 kernel update

I apologize if the subject of the question is redundant, but since it's about very recent updates I'm having trouble finding the solutions. Running Ubuntu 13.10 on .13 kernel: No network on boot, i ...
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I've deleted Wired Connection 1

I've deleted Wired Connection 1. How to set up new Wired Connection 1?
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How to connect laptop to Xbox live via ethernet using wired network?

I'm trying to connect my laptop to Xbox live via ethernet, I have tried the share to other computers method and set ipv6 to ignore and also sudo killall dnsmasq in terminal, but when I do this it says ...
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Problem Connecting to Wired Network

I just installed Ubuntu Desktop on a brand new Dell computer that had windows installed on it. I have the ethernet plugged in, but it does not connect to the internet. I get an IP address. It has ...
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Wifi Drops out after short duration. can not find answer already here. Ubuntu 13.10 on HP Compaq CQ58

do you know the firmware i have to install or something for this new model laptop? carlos@Carlos-Compaq-CQ58:~$ sudo lspci -nnk | grep net -A2 03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek ...
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Ethernet/Broadband Internet on Ubuntu (12.04.3 LTS) ?

How can I connect to the Internet in Ubuntu by Ethernet/Broadband cable ? I need to log in with username and password, but I don't know what to do. Can someone tell me which steps should I take?
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Cannot establish Wired connection on Acer Aspire 5930G

I use an Acer Aspire 5930G, dual booted with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.10. My problem is that i cannot establish wired connection on my ubuntu. Wireless connection works in both of my OSs but the ...
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Wired connection keeps disconnecting

The wired connection to a Netgear DS104 hub keeps disconnecting. It has never been able to maintain connection on this system. I have never run this hub on unix but it functions without issue on ...
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wifi and wired connection not working in ubuntu 12.10

Am using dell 3460 laptop with dual boot 1) windows 7 64bit and 2) ubuntu 12-04 64bit . But network is not working in ubuntu, i reinstalled ubuntu and tryed with ubuntu 12.04 32 bit also it is not ...
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Wired network connection drops frequently

Network connection being dropped even after updating the driver to the latest realtek one r8168-8.037.00. I am running Ubuntu 13.04. I need to usually reboot my router to fix and or the cable modem ...
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Losing wired connection after upgrading to 13.10

Nothing much to say. After upgrading from 13.04, Ubuntu/Kubuntu holds a wired connection for a few seconds and then drops it. I can untick "Enable networking" on the Network Management tray icon and ...
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Cannot recognize wired or wireless connection

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 on an old laptop of mine and I can't connect to the internet. the computer is a Dell Vostro 1500. This is my first time using Linux so I really have no idea what I am ...
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first time ubuntu 12.04 install on dell insprion 1545 will not get wireless

can u give me step by step don't know sudo or all this code talk just trying to get on internet my Ethernet not working also all help needed