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Questions tagged [internet]

Questions about connecting to the Internet. "wireless" and "networking" might be better tags, depending on the question.

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I need help fixing an unclaimed ethernet controller

I'm new to ubuntu. I have ubuntu 18.04 It has been fun so far, but I have no internet. I used sudo lshw -c network and it says I have a Realtek rtl8111/8168/8411 pci express gigabit ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 install essential header without internet acess

I have wireless adapter.Whenever I reinstall the OS, the wireless adapter require to have essential header for it to install. So how would you download the essential header and install it offline? -- ...
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Internet not working after I upgraded 17.10 to 18.04

I have upgraded 17.10 to 18.04 but my internet is not working. However, it is showing connected in both wifi and wired medium but when I open the browser to browse, it is not working.
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Internet disconnects at the router and only when I'm online

My Internet occasionally drops out for my whole house when I'm on it, this doesn't happen when anyone else in my house is on the Internet, so this might be a problem with Ubuntu causing the Internet ...
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No internet connection after changing disk from dual boot

I've had a dual boot from win 7 and Ubuntu working without problems from the past year, but recently decided to change the disk were Windows was installed. I changed the disk and upgraded to win 10. ...
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Pages loading too long on new router (Ubuntu 18.04)

I have replaced my router with a new one. Internet speed is the same, but I have problem that certain pages load for too long. Google searches appear instantly, for example, but Youtube and Facebook ...
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18.04 Server enable dhclient at start after the network card is initialised

First of all, I may be using an uncommon system: I installed Ubuntu 18.04 Server, and then installed the Mate core desktop to it. The network card RTL8111 was not automatically recognised, so I had to ...
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Security of data across networks

On my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop I have two wired network NICs. I have two dd-wrt routers, one for the Internet with a gateway of 192.168.100.1 and the other for local stuff like IP cameras, IoT network etc ...
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Easytether won't install

I have a computer running Ubuntu 18.4 and I'm trying to install Easytether on the computer side but if I try to install the deb package I get an error message. The computer has no internet service. I ...
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Internet Connection

I was happy with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS till the last update. After the update, no WiFi connection was visible whereas ethernet connection was working. Before the update, it was working. I reinstalled 16.04 ...
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internet not working in ubuntu 16.04 lts after connecting to lumia 540 phone

Is there anybody who can help me resolve this long annoying issue. CONCERN : internet not works after connecting to Lumia phone 540 in Ubuntu 16.04 lts. But when I connect to other wifi, it's works ...
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Weak WIFI signal Intel Centrino Wireless-N 1030 [Rainbow Peak] Ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu in Dual boot with Windows 10, my WIFI in Ubuntu is always down to two or three bars where Windows is full, the connection is slow and sometimes totally disconnect, is ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Daily Disconnections

After upgrading from 17.10 to 18.04 (no obvious errors detected), my Virtual Private Server loses internet connection at around the same time everyday. A quick reboot fixes everything again. ...
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Connection Refused while apt-get update ubuntu 18.04 over proxy

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04 and wanted to install sublime. Howver I tried running sudo apt-get update before that and I get the following output Err:1 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu ...
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Virtual machine with Ubuntu 16.04 cannot connect to internet

I have found this problem only lately, apparently all my Ubuntu VMs stopped accessing internet. Host is Windows 10, connected either via Ethernet or WiFi, Vmware Workstation 12.5.6, network config in ...
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Unable to connect to various internet services

So I'm not quite sure what happened in the past half an hour. One moment everything was fine, the next...not so much. Current symptoms: All http/https pages via Firefox do not load, with the ...
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Why don't I have a Network Manager?

I recently built a PC and then installed Ubuntu 17.10 onto it with a USB. When I went to connect to a wifi, there was no Network manager tool, so how do I enable it? I really want to know how to turn ...
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Losing internet connection BUT can connect to other computers on LAN

... and other computers on LAN have connection to internet. Connecting via a WiFi extender to ISP provided router. I can ssh to a computer that is hard wired to the router and show that that has a ...
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Remote terminal into a ubuntu system via internet

I have this machine in a separate network which has connected to internet via NAT. My computer is connected to internet and to access that machine I use teamviewer. Now I am tired of teamviewer and ...
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Can't connect to wifi16.04

I am relatively new to Ubuntu but have so far connected successfully to to different wifi's. I was not able to connect to a third one even though the password was correct (it just kept asking for the ...
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No internet for Chrome/Opera if not logged through GDM but Firefox is OK

If I don't use a graphical-display manager (GDM,LightDM, etc...) then I don't get access to internet for Chrome/Opera but only with Firefox. Do you have an idea? Also, is there any doc about ...
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18.04 - No Internet Connection - Realtek RTL8111

I just tried installing Ubuntu on a new Desktop I got from a friend of mine, and I am unable to connect to the internet. I am an extreme noob with Linux, so please take it easy on me. I managed to ...
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How to find out ip address of AP im connected to? Not Router

I have just wired up the house and installed a trendnet tew-637ap (already had it). I had reset the AP to default. it also has an open wifi. I couldn't find the AP on the LAN table on the router (via ...
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Virtual Box Ubuntu 16.04 not connecting to internet

I have installed VirtualBox 5.2 on Windows 7 host machine and I am attempting to setup up Ubuntu 16.04 in the Virtual Environment. I have also, update my Network options in Virtualbox to use Bridge ...
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Cannot connect to the internet after cleaning history

I was using a friend's laptop with an Ubuntu 16 OS. I was asked to clean the historic files an after browsing a few websites, I used: cat /dev/null > ~/.bash_history command which appear not ...
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Internet connection interrupts periodically in Ubuntu 18.04

I installed pppoeconf into Xubuntu, because there wasn't such, to establish DSL/pppoe. And connection can be interrupted occasionally, so I have to reconnect and sometime even reboot. No such issue in ...
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Wireless Internet Issues - Intel Wireless, Ubuntu 18.04

Problem For the last year or so I've had constant issues with the wireless on my laptop. Network drops randomly every 5-10 minutes at home, while away from home I sometimes can't connect at all. I'...
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Wireless connection issue with lubuntu

I have some weird issue with my wireless connections. I can connect to a network, it works for a few seconds, and then there's a DNS error, I can't browse or anything, on chrome it says DNS Probe ...
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Reduce internet utilization / disable automatic updates

I am using Ubuntu 17.10 on a connection that is limited to 200kb in speed. Normally this should be enough for my use, but Ubuntu is eating up the bandwidth). When I run pactl list sink-inputs I see: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 with micro internet outages

I have recently started to notice frequent irregular micro internet outages. I ran a quick experiment to confirm my suspicion. I ran two short scripts. One from my Ubuntu machine and one on a Windows ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 32 bit WiFi connected, but no internet access

UPC router has two WiFi networks: Private and Public called UPC Wi-Free. Second one stop working. Notebook connect to WiFi network (connection established) but cannot access any address on internet (...
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Ubuntu 16.04 - ethernet connection works only for <30 seconds before I have to reconnect

I have a very peculiar problem - up until today everything was fine. Today when I started my PC my internet was not working and so I tried disconnecting and reconnecting to it. Then it worked for ...
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Create user to protect data from copy / send / upload

We want to present non-public (but not sensitive) data to our customers in a reading room, where we have Ubuntu PCs running, connected to the internet. One idea is now to create a user on these ...
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How to change AP-WIFI key

Recently I installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and when I activate the Wireless Access Point I can not change the key. It is the same every time. Someone can help me?
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Terminal fails to connect to internet even though everything else is connected to the internet

So, I just recently upgraded to ubuntu 18.04, and I've had this bug showing up lately. The terminal fails to connect to the internet, and so does the Software Updater. I'm guessing it's problem not ...
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logging into corporate websites etc

I spend a lot of time using wireless provided by coffee shops, hospitals, etc, as a guest. Typically these websites don't require a password but you have to accept the terms and conditions or ...
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Intermittent Ubuntu family problem: Wifi itself connects, but cannot reach websites

In the last couple of weeks, I replaced Windows 10 on my main desktop machine with Lubuntu 18.04, as I had long grown tired of forced Windows 10 updates with lengthy processing that tended to fail ...
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Ethernet connectivity issues | Ubuntu 18.04

Just installed Ubuntu 18.04 and cannot get connectivity via Ethernet, every time I try to connect it, it disconnects due to timeout I guess. Some info may help I guess: carlos@EQUIPO:~$ ifconfig ...
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IP forwarding failed

I am trying to share a connection through an laptop because the stationary computer has lost connection to wifi, defect wifi dongle I'd suppose. I have an ethernet cable between the machines. The ...
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No mobile internet connection hs3114

I have the HP Probook 650 G2 with the hs3114 mobile internet adapter. The software (Ubuntu 18.04) already finds the board (I already found how to find them). I also tried the Modem Manager form the ...
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Can't get connection on the list of connections in network manager in Ubuntu 18.04

I tried Xubuntu, Ubuntu Budgie. (But it's fine in Kubuntu). I'm able to create DSL/pppoe connection in Network Manager. But I can't select it after, because it's not on the list, there autoethernet ...
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How to tell if Ubuntu is using WiFi or Ethernet

I'm using Kubuntu18.04 and whenever I use Firefox with the Ethernet cable connected or without I get the same download speed. But with Falkon download speeds are 30mb/s faster and upload speeds are ...
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Xubuntu 18.0.4 LTS: suddenly cannot connect to home wifi

I upgraded my laptop to 18.0.4 last week. Everything was okay mostly. I was never able to connect to work Wi-Fi, but I could connect fine at home … then randomly I couldn't anymore. I didn't install ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 on Mac, how to activate wifi?

I apologize if this is a silly question, but how do I tell my firmware to recognize the wifi hardware? I have limited experience with Linux and not terribly familiar with Mac. My inlaws gave us a Mac,...
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Ubuntu 18.04 slow connection requests

I just updated my T450s to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and since then the connection request time is just horrible. If I make any connection to the internet, be it curl, ping or a normal website call it takes 3-...
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Wifi Hot-spot not working on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

When I create a new AP hot-spot, the devices that try to connect cannot login due authentication error.I'm connected via ethernet with static IP configuration. I followed these steps These steps ...
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WiFi not working after my laptop lid is closed

My laptop doesn't hibernate but WiFi is not working properly on my laptop after my laptop lid is closed,my laptop is connected to an external display through HDMI . Ubuntu Version 18.04
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Very slow download speed

I shifted from windows to ubuntu a coupke of months back.I'm running ubuntu 18.04 currently.I've noticed that the download speeds are very low (reaches a maximum of 100 kbps while windows used to ...
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Connection issues with Ubuntu 16.04 dual boot with Windows 10 for wifi on a protected network but not a home network

I'm having trouble connecting to a private network at my university but not on my home wifi. I only have this problem on my Ubuntu 16.04 partition which is dual booted from Windows 10. The IT ...
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Lubuntu Not Connecting to internet

Have a fresh install of Lubuntu 18.04 and it is a wired connection. It reads my ethernet chipset Nivida MCP55. It will not work. I dont know any commands this is my first try with linux. Please help ...