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I wrote about this just yesterday. Sigh. The root cause is probably that there is another computer on the network that has the same IP address. Sometimes this is caused by assigning an IP in the a range that DHCP thinks it has control over. To verify there are conflicting IPs when you Linux box loses network connection, get onto your windows box and see ...
These steps worked for me with a GIGABYTE 970A-DS3P and AMD-FX-8320 running Ubuntu 15.04 xHCI handoff - Enabled EHCI handoff - Enabled IOMMU controller - Enabled UEFI - Disabled All boot options - Legacy Only
Obviously, it will be difficult to download software if your network is not working. Debian also creates non-free installation images. One of these would probably have been better to use for your hardware. If your Ethernet is currently working with a different free driver, then you can get the rest of the firmware that you may need for your hardware as ...
sudo apt-get install linux-firmware-nonfree or you can use apt-cache search realtek to see if there are specific drivers for your hardware.
You will have to monitor the bandwidth to see if something else is using your wireless connection. For example you could run something like: $ speedometer -r wlan0 -t wlan0 This way you can see if the bandwidth is what it should be. Moreover, pinging concurrently from other consoles your local gateway and let's say www.google.com would also be a nice ...
Searching seems to suggest it's a hardware failure with one of the cables or the hub itself -- it actually could be hit with EMI, usually, and the hardware is forcing the port to die. Swap out the cables, swap out a hub if that's truly in use here, and maybe verify whether anything ELSE works on that USB port/hub. If you google, you'll find someone ...
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