Global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) and various routing protocols (such as BGP and others).

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Internet not working on Puppy 6.3 64 bit O.S using Frisbee telephonic pppoe connection

I have Dialup broadband internet connection. On windows I use PPPOE Connection type with giving connection server name, user name and password, it works perfectly on windows. On Linux Puppy (...
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Mint 15 on Lenovo G700: wired internet not working (Atheros QCA8172)

Mint 15 doesn't see internet after installing it in dualboot with windows 8 (in Windows internet works well). My network card is Qualcomm Atheros QCA8172 Fast Ethernet (rev 10). What I did: Install ...
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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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Mint eth0 not showing

I've recently installed Linux Mint on a fairly old laptop (Dell Inspiron 1501, sorry if that makes you cringe), and I managed to get it to work ... for the most part. However, I ran into the issue ...
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Internet connectivity issues due to wrong MAC address (using Linux Mint 17.2)

I am new to Linux. Today, I installed Linux Mint (17.2) and tried to connect to the internet via a broadband connection. My Internet Service Provider (ISP) provided me with a fixed MAC address that ...
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Kali Linux no internet access

I am using the latest Kali Linux version on my Acer laptop (No Virtual Box), and for some reason I lose the connection to the internet when I use a program called "Ghost Phisher". It happens when I ...
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Cannot access internet from VirtualBox guest (Arch Linux)

I am using VirtualBox 5.0.20. The host machine is a MacBook running OS X 10.11.5 (El Capitan). The guest OS is 64-bit Arch Linux. When I installed Arch from the ISO, the guest's internet connectivity ...
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provide internet access to an isolated remote server

Say I have a server inside a dataware house. I can connect to it remotely from my PC but it does not have Internet access. Is it possible to configure the SSH connection or any other configuration in ...
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Ubuntu ethernet connection works for few seconds then drops (with Win 7 dual boot)

I've looked through other posts with similar issues but so far to no avail. I'm running dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.10 and although the Ethernet connection works on Windows, when I boot ...
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Windows Internet Download Manager alternative for Linux

Windows has a famous program called internet download manager. This is the only last software which has kept me from fully migrating to linux from windows. Is there any credible alternative for the ...
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What would cause itermittent internet connectivity on my server?

I occasionally have trouble with an ubuntu VM I set up for testing developement work - it occasionally becomes inaccessible to ssh, can't connect to archive.ubuntu.com for updates, etc. It has two ...
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How to send a ghost email message?

When I was running tcpdump and watching output on my new created VPS (OS:CentOS 7.1) via SSH, a message appears suddenly: OPTIONS sip:100@My_VPS_IP SIP/2.0 Via: SIP/2.0/UDP 69.64.57.15:5596;branch=...
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WiFi Disappeared Linux Mint 17.3

I have been using Linux Mint for the last month but suddenly my WiFi doesn't work anymore and is not showing. The stock Linux driver was working until a few days ago. My computer is an HP Pavilion g6 ...
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Can't see any public WiFi

I cannot see any public WiFi using a USB Wifi adapter (TPLink-WN322G). I've installed Kali Linux on my computer. In my other PC and smartphone I can see WiFi connections. After you connect to one ...
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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 unix....
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Can't connect to ethernet Linux Mint 17.1 Xfce

I have just installed Linux Mint on my netbook (HP Compac Mini 700). I have managed to make it connect to WiFi, downloading driver, but it won't connect via cable. Strangely enough, the other day, ...
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Program cannot resolve host name if it's started before first successful internet connection

This is related to a stackoverflow post I posted. Basically I have a Python script that I'm running on an embedded system (Buildroot-based). The python script runs on startup, but I cannot guarantee ...
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How to execute a command when internet is back

Sometimes my wifi is connected to router but my router is not connected to internet. How can I execute a command when my internet is back (from command line)? I want to execute: mpg123 /home/user/...
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Unable to access internet after making ip static in beaglebone black

I am newbie in Beaglebone black. I am trying to make my IP static in my Beaglebone black. For this I follow this tutorial. After making changes according to tutorial, my /etc/network/interfaces file ...
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No DNS resolution after upgrade from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04

I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 and I have a problem with the internet connection. Specifically, DNS after update stopped working. For debugging purposes I set the only DNS 8.8.8.8, but name ...
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Debian installation on Thinkpad tablet x201

I have installed debian on a Thinkpad tablet x201 via usb. The Debian loads actually succesfuly but there are a couple of things that didn't work, most important of which is i have no access to ...
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No internet connection after update from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

Is there anyone who may help me with the following problem? I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 and I have problem with the internet connection. Secifically, DNS after update stopped working, I ...
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How to check which network interface is active and providing internet?

ip link show 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN mode DEFAULT link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00 2: eno1: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,...
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Cannot connect to the internet (even pinging my own router) on any distro

I always run Windows 10 (Ethernet and WiFi work fine) but I dual boot and changed my distro from Arch (~6 months ago) to Fedora (~3 months ago). Fedora used to connect sometimes and sometimes not. ...
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How to Connect Raspbian to Internet in Eth0?

I have Raspbian Jessie in a Raspberry 3b. My test experiment is ping google.com, which I do when studying network. My configs in Raspberry in /etc/network/interfaces based on this thread but changed ...
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forcing proxy traffic to route via a specific 3G dongle interface

I've searched for details on how to do this but I've been unsuccessful - I wondered if someone could offer up some advice. I have 2 network cards (LAN and 3G in my case), LAN is my main interface (...
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Debian - BeagleBone Black - Can't connect to internet

I've been using the BeagleBone black for about half a year now, running the stardart image version "bone-47", which is their image running on debian. Today I updated the OS to a newer image "bone-70", ...
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Troubles with the internet connection once in a while

I'm using linux mint on a mac book pro. It runs quite well. The only thing is that I have once in a while (1-5 times a day) a problem with the wireless lan connection. The problem only appears when I'...
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Upgraded Debian Stable (Jessie) desktop not connecting to wired Internet

I updated my Debian Jessie installation a few days ago to the current minor version (8.3), which included a new Linux kernel (uname -a gives 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.7-ckt20-1+deb8u3 (2016-01-...
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No internet on Linux Mint 17

I have been using Mint 17 for the past 2 months now and it didn't show any problem in networking. Recently, however, when I connect to WiFi it works fine for a while, but when I leave the system idle ...
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Can't find GNU Icecat (or Firefox) source code

I've been using GNU Icecat Browser (libre Firefox version made by Gnuzilla) for some weeks. I've been diving through its menus and I found an error: When I get into the 'Customize Mode' (the one that ...
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Set monthly data limit for internet proxy (squid) users

We are using a squid proxy server (version 3.1.4) in our office environment on linux box. In total we are approximately 20 users and all are in one network and we have internet plan of 25GB/month. Now ...
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Arch Linux on Virtualbox Internet Connection Issue on VirtualBox

I have successfully installed Arch Linux on VirtualBox but the internet is not working in it. There was no issue with the internet connection during the installation but when I boot from the virtual ...
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Linux Mint Quiana 17 xfce 32 bit - recent update has disabled internet but skype works

After a recent update from Linux Mint, firefox no longer connects and nor do other things like the updater itself! However, skype still works. After looking on some other forums and asking the same ...
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What is the command for connecting to WiFi from the command line? [closed]

What is an easy way to connect to a secured network from the command line in Arch Linux(without an X server)? I am looking for a command, or a sequence of commands that will allow me to connect to ...
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Eth0 recognized by ifconfig -a, interfaces correct, cannot connect?

So, I had a WiFi connection "working" with WPA Supplicant. That took quite a bit of doing, and wasn't optimal. The networks would drop out every few minutes. I wrote a script which would reset the ...
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Broadcom wireless card in with Fedora 16

I just installed Fedora as a dual-boot (other OS in Win7) on my Dell Inspiron 1750 and, of course, the wireless card is missing firmware. The wireless card is called Dell Wireless 1397 WLAN mini-...
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Block all internet connections unless connected to OpenVPN server

I want to block all internet connections unless I'm connected to my OpenVPN. Now of course, I need to allow connection to the VPN server. Can this be done, by allowing out/in traffic to/from the VPN ...
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Debian Jessie server has no internet access

I have a server running Debian 8 Jessie that constantly loses it's internet access for seemingly no reason. The server has two wired connections, the internet access is on eth0 and the internal ...
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Multiple network interfaces and airmon-ng

Before using airmon-ng on a network interface, you now have to do : airmon-ng check kill This is essential in order to be able to put any interface in monitor mode, but it stops the service network-...
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Wi-fi in Kali Dual-Boot not working

I installed Kali on my MacBook Air (Mid-2013) through a bootable USB with persistence. However, I am unable to connect to Wifi. Infact, the build does not even show any Wifi/WLAN settings or show a ...
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How to manage network adapters?

Let's pretend i have two wireless adapters, one is usb and one is pci and they are named wlan0 and wlan1. Is there an easy (and graphical, if possible) way to force applications to use one adapter or ...
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Failure to connect to hidden SSID with WPA Supplicant on Debian?

I asked a similar question the first time I did this. It can be found here. I tried to streamline the process this time. I got the hardware ID of my WiFi-Dongle on my windows machine, and searched ...
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Why can't I ping Google?

I can't ping google.com (unknown host). But I can ping IP addresses. I tried to ping the IP address of Google but it doesn't work. resolv.conf nameserver 8.8.8.8 nameserver 209.139.209.33 ...
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Wifi not working on Ubuntu-Windows 10 dual boot

I am new to Linux community. I have HP Split 13 x2 laptop with Windows 10 OS. I installed Ubuntu 15.04 alongside with Windows 10. When I use Ubuntu, my network connections are shown to be disabled. No ...
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WPF plug-in for Firefox?

Is there a WPF Plug-in for Firefox? I read online that there is a Plugin for windows but I can't find the information that the same plug-in is available for Linux. My situation is that I have a .xbap ...
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Router Port Forwarding to Raspian Jessie fail

On 'Wheezy', receiving connections from a forwarded port works with no problems, however after upgrading/switching to 'Jessie', forwarded ports stop working. On uverse, I'm forwarding port 8000 to ...
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Blocking Websites with /etc/hosts

There's a website, www.example.com, that I tried to block myself from accessing because it wastes too much of my time. So I configured my /etc/hosts file. I added the following lines, to block the ...
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debian installation - connect to home router for internet connection

I am installing Debian 8.2 Jessie in a Intel PC through a USB stick I completed the installation in different ways today, but at the end of each of them, I still am without an internet connection, I ...