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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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VPN disconnect - do not stop internet

By default (I guess) Ubuntu cuts my internet connection whenever I disconnect a VPN, which is nice unless you don't want it, and have to reconnect (stop and start) your connection every time. How can ...
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Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 - suddenly cannot connect to specific WiFi

All of the sudden my wifi in my home is not working with my laptop (Dell XPS 15 9550). The laptop can connect to other wifi's such as my friends', University or my phone's. It even so happens, that ...
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How to connect to WiFi with WPS pin in Ubuntu 14.04

Is there any way to connect to WiFi router with WPS pin? There is a question for previous version of Ubuntu, but I have not wpa_supplicant.conf file. wpa_gui react against correct pin and show "...
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Disable all services in Ubuntu 16.04 (and later) causing any internet connection

Given that an IOT device running Ubuntu 16.04, I would like to restrict network or internet consumption. Thus, I am looking for two things here. Identify (& Stop) all ubuntu services causing ...
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Ethernet stop working

My ethernet has stopped working, I am currently on Xubuntu 16.04 but it stopped quite a few updates back. By "has stopped working" I mean that one day was working and the day after it wasn't after and ...
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Wine network problem installing Photoshop

I need to install Photoshop CC 2017 via wine. When I turn off my Wifi or network, wine can't see that that I am disconnected from internet! sudo lshw -class network: *-network ...
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No internet connection after using boot-repair

I have problems with my internet connection after using boot-repair. Wi-fi connected but can not be used even cannot be seen in ifconfig
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Ubuntu 16.04, connects to wifi, no internet

I am able to connect to my home wifi but I don't get access to internet and I'm not able to ping anything. Not even the router. I've tried a couple of other wifi networks and they work just fine, and ...
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Routing tables - Default gateway and traceroute discrepancy

I'm using 16.04 and having a discrepancy that appears to be slowing down the internet access for my machine. I'm on a PC and connecting to internet using a USB WIFI device instead of the ethernet ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 connects to Wifi, but no internet connection

I recently upgraded to ubuntu 16.04 and since then, whenever I connect to a Wifi network, I get a "connection established" notification from Network Manager, but when I try to access any website, I ...
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Wired internet not working on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

I had installed Ubuntu 12.04 and then upgraded my machine to 14.04. After the upgrade my wired internet has stopped working. Here is the ipconfig output: root@vyaw:/# ifconfig -a eth0 Link ...
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Modem not responding wvdial ubuntu 15.10

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 yesterday(22 dec,2015). I installed wvdial and made some changes to /etc/wvdial.conf file. Connected my usb cdma 1x modem with usim of UTL Nepal. Then i typed sudo ...
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Installing wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131 Version : E1 on Ubuntu 15.04

I followed the steps mention in How to install a wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131? for installation But I am getting the below error after entering the make command: make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= -C ...
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Conflict between two network interfaces eth0 and eth1

I have a computer connected to the router and the PS2 is connected to a computer. When the PS2 off, the computer connects to the Internet, and everything works fine. But when the PS2 is turned on and ...
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Share internet from PC to unrooted android smart phone connected via USB cable

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with Windows 7 Dual boot (both 32 bit) in my desktop. I use cable broadband (Ethernet). I have an unrooted android smart phone running KitKat 4.4.2. This device has a ...
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Wifi connects but internet not working on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have tried other solutions posted on this forum but nothing seems to work. Right now I am wired to the Internet. Please help. Edit: i) Command: lsb_release -a Output: Distributor ID: Ubuntu ...
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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Installing Fritz Wireless USB Adapter

How do I install a Fritz USB wireless adapter on Ubuntu so I can access the internet? I have the software required, but I am not sure what to do next. Ubuntu version 13.04. Output of lsusb: don@don-...
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Ubuntu 16.04, ethernet connection only present one time after inserting the graphic card

I have an issue concerning Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) and the internet connection. In general, it is impossible to connect the PC to the internet. I tried to use lspci, ifconfig or lshw -C network and ...
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Weird internet issue in my Kubuntu

I messed up with the system while trying to install a VPN and one day my wifi stopped working, then after a while I tried to install Windscribe VPN and my whole internet connection stopped working ...
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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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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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Can't load websites when bridging enp0s3 with static IP

So I was trying to bridge the enp0s3 in a VM in ubuntu 16.04 LTS (64 Bit). The VM gets its internet connection through "bridged adapter", no NAT. If I go with the DHCP configuration everything works ...
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How to configure VM host-only adapter to be able to access internet

I'm running Windows 10 with Virtualbox and Linux in it. I would like to configure both system to be able to access internet from guest OS using Host-only adapter. I know there is an easier way to use ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS no Internet Access

Hi all i have been running Ubuntu Server 16.04 on my headless server for several months without issue, recently i took the server offline for some routine cleaning & replaced a PSU, upon booting ...
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No internet after resuming the system from its suspend mode (Ubuntu 17.04)

My Ubuntu 17.04 keeps removing/disabling the wireless internet in my desktop PC until I do a complete restart. This has been happening ever since I started using Linux and never made a big effort to ...
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Wi-Fi connection problems with Ubuntu 17.04 and RT3290 wireless card

I have recently installed Ubuntu 17.04 in a dual-boot with Windows 8 (in case it matters). I have a problem with wireless connection. It works in general, but when I download large files the ...
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Install Printer Without Connecting to the Internet?

I have a Brother Hl-2230 printer which I am able to install using the Hl-2170W driver that is pre-included with Ubuntu. Note I am running Ubuntu off of a 'liveCD' USB. If I am not connected to the ...
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tun0 doesn't have internet access

I'm using OpenVPN on tun0 (Ubuntu 16/EC2), I can successfully start it with systemctl start openvpn@Ireland (PIA's Irish cluster), but the interface doesn't have Internet access: curl --interface ...
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Ethernet Not Detected Ubuntu 16.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and cannot get my ethernet to be detected. My ethernet works fine on other Windows 10 computers, but Ubuntu does not detect the connection. Output of lspci -knn | ...
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Why does internet suddenly fail on both wired and wireless connections (Ubuntu 16.04)?

NOTE: This is not a duplicate of How to get my Intel Wireless 3165 to connect on 15.04?. That question dealt with a system (running 15.04, kernel 3.19) that did not connect via wireless at all (but ...
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Can't connect to the internet after Ubuntu 16.04 install

Not sure really where to begin. This would be my first attempt at using a non windows or Mac OS. Had read some decent things about Ubuntu but never got around to playing around with it until recently ...
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Unable to connect to specific wifi with ubuntu

I have recently changed my router and started facing problem while connecting to my home wifi using ubuntu 16.04. So what happens is, all other nearby wireless networks are shown while unable to see ...
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Wireless Internet Keeps Disconnecting

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer. Previously ran Windows 10. Everything has been working fine except my Internet keeps disconnecting. Usually I can just connect again but at one point ...
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No Internet on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak with BT

Apparently, whatever it is that they've done with the DNS is now making it completely impossible to connect to the Internet. Granted, I don't know my way around the network configuration too well, and ...
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Wireless internet automatically (and randomly) loses connection on laptop

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 on a laptop My computer automatically and randomly loses internet connection while still connected to the wifi network (it keeps the display on the top bar, but I haven't ...
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Ping yes, Internet no

I installed XenServer 7 and created a Ubuntu 16.04 VM from the template. (I'm currently trying on 14.04 because I read somewhere that 16.04 had a bug, but still exactly the same symptoms) Problem is: ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 No Internet Access in Eduroam

I want to connect to the eduroam network from my university. I am able to connect to the network, but I have no internet access. The connection seems to be configured correctly. I asked our tech ...
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Internet works only for a few seconds under proxy network

I have been trying to use my Universities Internet which requires proxy settings . The problem is I get the error "ERR_PROXY_CONNECTION_FAILED" in chrome and a similar error in firefox whenever I try ...
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Can't connect to WPA2 Enterprise network with fresh Ubuntu 16.04

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 and I have successfully connected to my WiFi at home. I can't connect to my WiFi at work, however. After googling for solutions I found that a common solution is ...
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How can I cut internet-access for a single process momentarily

I am running an application on an Ubuntu server. It is connecting to an external service over TCP. Sometimes, the external service seems to be down or not responding. In this case, my program shows ...
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WiFi connection unstable on Ubuntu 16.04.1

I have recently upgraded to 16.04.1. This problem did not begin immediately after upgrading, rather it showed up quite a few weeks after upgrading. The issue is that the wifi connection to any network ...
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Google Chrome and Firefox very slow

I have a problem since I moved on Gnome3.Google Chrome and Firefox runs slow on some sites,sometimes it won't load the page or page crashes! I have this problem only on Gnome3 and I don't want to ...
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How to restrict internet connectivity in virtual box?

I have Ubuntu 16.04 machine and I have just installed win 7 ultimate in virtual box. I don't want to give the internet access to that virtual machine but that machine must have a IP address so I can ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Keeps disconnecting from internet while still connected to WiFi

I have very little experience with ubuntu and I have just built a computer and installed ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am curently using this usb wifi dongle: https://www.amazon.com/Edimax-EW-7811Un-150Mbps-...
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SSH not working from Internet

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS On Intel® Desktop Board DH55TC With Intel® Core™ i3 CPU 540 @ 3.07GHz 500 GB SATA hard drive Connected to 42" LG TV with HDMI cable TP-Link 300 MB USB wireless LAN ...
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Last.fm Scrobbler,connection error

I get a connection error during the set up. I enter my username and password,I press next, then a "Connection Error" window pops up,telling me that it could not connect to the internet,even though i ...
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Can browse internet, cannot ping / update / install anything

I recently installed Ubuntu 15.10, but I cannot update softwares. Not even from Ubuntu Software center. I have proxy applied system wide. Here are a few screenshots. Thanking in advance. sudo apt-get ...
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Connecting to the internet

I had someone set up my server, but we had a falling out and that's no longer an option. My computer can't even seem to detect my mouse and it says it can't connect to the internet. I can't do my ...