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Only allow process to run between hours x and y

I use a mobile data connection service. I only have unrestricted bandwidth between 9am and 4pm. I wonder how I can "silence" applications such as the Dropbox applet outside that schedule. I thought ...
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Auto disconnect from WLAN if unused

For Nokia N900 there is an app called AutoDisconnect which monitors the WLAN usage and closes the connection if the traffic is very low. I'd like to have something like this on my future notebook in ...
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Internet connection in Grub2 [on hold]

Would it at all be possible to create an internet connection in Grub2? During boot that is? I realize the imminent security threat in doing so. Not asking if this is a good idea. I am more asking of ...
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Ping doesn't work, but I can browse through the internet

Pinging my default gateway is working properly and I can browse google and facebook in my browser. But, ping google.com and ping facebook.com on my terminal are not working. PING google.com ...
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Installing huawei Linux driver on fedora 20

I want to use huawei e303f data card on fedora 20 32 bit. I have downloaded the Linux huawei driver. But when I try to install it , it pauses for an indefinite period after the line that's reads '1:4 ...
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Track Internet Usage [duplicate]

I am looking to track the internet usage on linux, how can I do this? I would like to come back in x amount of time and be able to see how much data has been used.
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How to connect from home PC to Virtualbox/KVM that hosted on Ubuntu server?

I have an Ubuntu server, it's 3TB HDD space total and 24GB RAM, I want to take 1 little bit of space and RAM to make VPS Windows using VirtualBox or KVM. I want to install Windows Server 2008 on ...
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Setting up WiFi on Debian7 for Intel wireless N-2230 card

I just installed Debian7 on a laptop that I was using Windows on. When on Windows I had wifi, and I want to set up the wifi on Debian. On Ubuntu there is a nice feature in the panel where I can ...
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Enable ssh host to guest & guest Internet on CentOS 7 guest with VirtualBox

I have 2 CentOS 7 guests running in VirtualBox on a Ubuntu host. I want to be able to: Connect using ssh from host to guest Download/install packages from the Internet on the guest. I currently ...
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access to local web site from internet using hostname

I've got a server on my LAN which hosts a website. I've also got a router with openWRT serving as gate between the internet (with public IP 1.2.3.4) and LAN and a registered hostname say "myhost.com". ...
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Impossible to browse web after configuring iptables

I'm trying to configure iptables on my ubuntu computer. These are my rules: Chain INPUT (policy DROP) target prot opt source destination ACCEPT tcp -- anywhere ...
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How to get and print a user's public IP address in a Shell Script? [duplicate]

I've just completed a lengthy installation script that deploys a Ruby on Rails application unto web servers. At the end of this script, I'd like it to print something along the lines of: "Installation ...
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How to see if someone is exploiting your wifi

I'm wondering about the possibility to know who is using my wireless connection. Lastly, my wireless connection is going to be slower and slower and probably someone is exploting that behind my back. ...
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Download updates from peer computer over LAN

As you may have heard, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 will allow you to download updates not just from their servers, but from multiple sources using peer-to-peer over LAN and the Internet. My ...
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Shell Scripting: Proper way to check for internet connectivity?

I found scripts that say they check for internet connectivity. Some check the ip address if the interface is connected BUT it does not check for internet connectivity. I found some that uses ping like ...
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Connected to wifi but no internet access

Unable to be pinged from other machines (other machine returns 'Request timed out') Unable to ping the router or any other device (returns 'destination Host unreachable) Unable to use the internet ...
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make my Debian laptop switch autoamtically to a backup connection

I have a laptop with Debian OS installed under it. It is initially connected to the internet using an Ethernet cable (via a modem) and I want to automatically switch to a backup wifi connection (which ...
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How to connect automatically to wifi in KDE?

I tested OpenSuse KDE 13.2 and Netrunner 15 (which also uses the KDE desktop) and none connects to the internet automatically. OpenSuse does not even remember the wifi password. How to make it ...
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Measure the network traffic on a long-term basis

I'd like to find out how much network traffic my computer uses, i.e. whether a limit of 30GB of transfer wouldn't be too little. What's the best tool to measure it? Using Linux Mint 17
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Wifi not getting connected

I installed Linux mint 17 on my PC a month back. I did not have any issues of WiFi until 2-3 days back. 2-3 days back I updated few packages through the update manager and since then the WiFi is not ...
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Linux: monitor my own internet usage page by page

I have a monthly broadband subscription which rolls over on the 23rd of each month. I had arrived near the end of my usage so I was carefully checking that I didn't go over my limit - they crucify you ...
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Linux Debian strange putty connection

I have just installed Linux Debian 7.8 on my VMWARE. Installed SSH and SSH-Server. I'm able to connect via putty with the local IP (192.168.x.x). When I try to connect from another computer after ...
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Is dynamic DNS the only possible way to establish a connection between two routers with temporally IPs?

the situation is as follows. My and my friends Pcs are connected within a WLAN with a local IP to a router, the router gets its global IP from different ISP with a limited pool of IPs, so the ISPs ...
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Establish a shared terminal between two PCs through the internet

My PC and that of my friend are in two different local networks, each connected to the internet via a router, each LAN has only one IP which is temporallily allocated by the ISP. What problems do we ...
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Change internet link when fault

Situation: 2 internet links - A and B - both connected to linux router. 2 routing tables, one with default via A, second default via B. iptables and ip rule select "best" table for specific traffic. ...
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Can w3m automatically search the entered text?

Is there a way to configure w3m so that at 'U', i.e. after entering text into the URL field, the browser will automatically prepend "google.com/search?q=" to it? Or can some other command be used or ...
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Kali Linux Live (Try before installation) won't install GRUB or LILO

I want to install Kali Linux but the original installation makes my PC hot. I use cpufreq-selector -f 1000000 to cool down my PC, but when I use the live option, GRUB or LILO won't install. Do I have ...
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linuxdcpp crashes Internet

As soon as I start linuxdcpp and connect to an hub, I cannot connect to the Internet anywhere in my Network. But I can upload/download files in linuxdcpp. Any idea what the problem could be?
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Debian server makes internet connection drop

I have setup a small home server / NAS running Debian 7. The server is connected directly to the router with a static IP set in the router's control panel. There are no port forwarding rules set for ...
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No longer able to reach the Internet on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux on VirtualBox and trying to learn some of its basics. I know it's based on Debian but I come from Windows so I'm new to Linux and networking in general. My problem is that ...
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Kali internet error— High RX packets and TX packet error Ping working

I'm a new Linux user who just switched to Kali Linux. However, it appears that I am unable to browse the internet with iceweasel though ping works fine. Further inspection with ifconfig and iwconfig ...
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My Mobile Internet connection is disabled even though it is enabled

I don't know how to better formulate the question. I have enabled the Mobile Broadband, and the system correctly detects that I have a Vodafone CZ HSUPA connection available on the SIM card. However, ...
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Internet through wifi

I am renting a place that only provides internet through wifi. My laptop has no problem connecting, but my desktop doesn't have a wifi card. I have a Linksys WRT54GX4 router. Is it possible for me to ...
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multiple instances of /usr/sbin/ifplugd

why do i have multiple instances of /usr/sbin/ifplugd running, is there a problem Also my CPU seem to be running Maxed. I suspect the 3g got disconnected and the system was then trying to connect each ...
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What application can I use to block hosts with regex?

Is there any tool/application that I can use to block hosts from all forms of connection from my computer? Currently I use /etc/hosts and place the absolute host like this: 127.0.0.1 ...
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How is it possible to send ping to all 127.0.0.0/8 successfully? [duplicate]

I have some wonders about 127.0.0.0/8 network and have 2 question about it. Firstly, why 127.0.0.0/8 is not considered as private network? I wonder this because wiki page does not mention about it. ...
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Frequently Internet Disconnects

I have installed RHEL 5.8 on IMB server. Also I have configured static IP through eth0. When I try to ping any website e.g. google.com, yahoo.com It works only for 25-40 seconds and internet ...
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Puppy Linux internet connection is so slow

I am running Puppy Linux from USB and I am using my phone as modem. I have 10 Mbps connection in my phone but Puppy Linux is loading pages with 10-20 kb/s speed in Chrome. I`ve used Frisbee to ...
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Should /etc/hosts contain the domain name or the FQDN?

If I want to add an entry to /etc/hosts to resolve all traffic for example.com to 1.2.3.4, do I need to add 1.2.3.4 example.com 1.2.3.4 www.example.com 1.2.3.4 smtp.example.com 1.2.3.4 ...
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Debian Wheezy: Limit internet access

Is it possible to limit the number of hours my computer can access the internet by specifying a maximum number of hours the computer can remain connected? Ideally, I want to be able to surf for 3 ...
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tcpdump won't capture entire packet

I'm using sudo tcpdump -A -s0 -ien0 port 80 | grep schemas-microsoft >> ~/Downloads/convert.txt to capture microsoft-schema xmls being sent throught the internet, when tcpdump is supposed to ...
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Arch Linux: Should I keep the dhcpd service if I'm using connman?

Running systemd-analyze blame tells me that dhcpd.service is running. I remember enabling this in order to get automatic Ethernet connection back when I was installing Arch. Now I installed connman ...
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How to view a program's internet connection

In Linux, I would like to be able to determine whether a given program is connected to a remote server and is transmitting/receiving data. I'd also like to see which IP address or URL the program is ...
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Can i capture and send GET requests with wget?

So, right now i am using Charles to do this and it works fine. But can i use wget to capture and send GET requests? I want to use wget and the command line because of the scriptability and ...
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no internet connection for a kvm guest. what could be wrong?

I have setup a kvm win7 guest on a debian host. It's been up and running for a while now, but I had not done much with it. What I had done (for sure) was to download putty. Today I wanted to try and ...
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How to share internet connection over Ethernet using Network Manager?

I have 2 computers, both with Gigabit controllers, connected with a regular Ethernet cable. I have a host machine, which is connected to the internet, and a client machine, which is only connected to ...
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Tried changing to static ip in RedHat 6.5 using VMWare. Unable to access the internet now

I followed resources on the internet to assign static ip address for RedHat 6.5 installation in VMWare. I am unable to access the internet after that. My terminal output of the files I changed are as ...
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Kali Linux internet connection

I'm pretty new to site and networking overall. I got interested in this topic and I've installed KaliLinux on my VirtualBox. Then I faced a problem: I couldn't connect to the internet. I was going ...
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How to connect tata photon in X window manager in ubuntu 14.04 using command line

Due to some reason I had to shift from Gnome to X(basic X). So here on the desktop nothing appears (no launcher, no menu bar, nothing) but we can open command line in it using Ctrl+Alt+Tab. (I have ...
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Kali linux internet suddenly working

I have been running Kali linux on vmplayer and internet was not working on it. But suddenly today it started working. I didn't install any compat drivers and my laptop is not hooked up to ethernet but ...