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Removing your default gateway should do the trick, you'll still be able to reach everything in your subnet, but not outside of it. IIRC this should work, cannot try it atm, replace the IP with your routers IP (in the same subnet): sudo route del default gw 192.168.1.1 Edit: To undo it, this should work: sudo route add default gw 192.168.1.1 To find ...
If you upgrade kernel to 3.19.0-26, you won't need to do anything. This bug has been fixed there. I suggest removing blacklist ideapad-laptop from /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf if you did that.
Based on you output, problem is default gateway. You are connected on roter and have ip: 10.42.0.1 with nm: 255.255.255.0 but in routing table you do not have default gateway. If you known ip address of you router add default gateway with this command sudo ip route add default gateway via ip_address_of_router or if you don't known ip of router try with ...
For a 64-bit system: Download these files to your home folder: http://mirrors.kernel.org/ubuntu/pool/main/b/b43-fwcutter/b43-fwcutter_018-2_amd64.deb http://www.lwfinger.com/b43-firmware/broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2 Then run in terminal: sudo dpkg -i b43-fwcutter_018-2_amd64.deb tar xfvj broadcom-wl-5.100.138.tar.bz2 sudo b43-fwcutter -w /lib/firmware ...
First of all I suggest upgrading kernel by running sudo apt-get install linux-generic-lts-vivid If the problem persists after reboot, install a driver this way sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/rtlwifi sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install rtlwifi-new-dkms linux-firmware
See NETIS WF2120 Wifi Adapter Drops Signal Within Seconds but instead of command sudo dkms install 8192cu/1.9 use sudo dkms install 8192cu/1.10 per instructions at https://github.com/pvaret/rtl8192cu-fixes
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