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Linux: Block all applications from accessing internet and whitelist some (Kubuntu 14.04)

How can you block all applications from accessing the internet in Kubuntu, and only whitelist some? (To prevent automatic updates, downloads (data plan), "calling home" and sending any log/usage ...
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Cannot connect to certain sites after moving computer

I recently moved my computer to a new location in town. We have the same ISP, Eastlink, but new cable modem, and new switch. I am connecting via Ethernet, but the effect is the same on Wi-Fi. I have ...
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Direct connect device to ethernet port on pc, and give it internet access through my wireless

Ok, bear with me this is going to be a long explanation. I have my PC(Ethernet) and a PS2(Ethernet) connected a router(B). My PC is also connected to my homes wireless(A) connection for the internet. ...
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Cannot access certain websites

I'm using windows 8.1 and all of a sudden, I cannot access certain websites (like facebook, youtube) under my own user account. But I can access google or yahoo. It's the same either I use IE or ...
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What is the IPv6 equivalent of 192.168.xxx.xxx? [duplicate]

I have a server which responds differently to requests from the general internet as opposed to the intranet. For IPv4 I can simply check if the address begins with 192.168. This works for my needs. ...
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Flash stream makes my internet slow and cpu rush

When I try to watch a live Flash stream, my CPU usage goes up to 75% and my Internet speed goes down. If I run a test before the video-stream, my speed is ~40/10Mbps and during the stream it drops to ...
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What hardware information about your PC's can gathered by websites/ISP's?

What hardware information about your PC can be transferred ever the internet or stored by websites or by your Internet Service Provider. For eg. Your MAC address can be stored by websites but I ...
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Downloading from Internet directly to google drive

I download a file from the Internet to the google drive folder on my local computer. In this case, the file is first downloaded to my local computer and then uploaded to google's servers from my local ...
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Removing delta-homes from windows 8 [duplicate]

This is the second time I've the delta homes search engine installed in my windows 8 computer without my permission, although I've set the privacy that programs don't get installed automatically! ...
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Understanding a computer providing a bridge to the Internet

Where I work we have a very old Linux machine that is doing our DNS/DHCP and other network services. That machine is our Default Gateway and all internet connections go through this computer somehow. ...
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Can I use crossover with a gigabit switch to play games over LAN?

I was wondering if it was possible to use a switch to play games that use a LAN connection with my family. I know that the game I want to play works with a standard Ethernet cable from one Intel NIC ...
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VMware host-only network accessing host local resources

I have a Debian server (LDAP,DNS,DHCP and SAMBA services) in a VMware virtual machine and I would like to reach the host local printer with it. The first interface eth0 is a host-only network with the ...
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Will my internet speed decrease if I connect two routers together?

I have ethernet connection and its connected to a router and then to my computer using the LAN port of the router . Everything is fine but the router is kept on another floor and thus , I cannot use ...
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unable to access certains websites from my windows 8 PC

I am facing a strange problem with my windows 8 pc. I am able to access to some sites like facebook, google, wikipedia but unable to access some other sites like ains.com, youtube.com My PC is a dual ...
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Poor streaming performance on link with good bandwidth

For the longest time I've had an elusive problem with my network. I've changed router, access point and made wireless connections wired in search for a performance thief without getting any closer to ...
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Would these differences in wireless vs. wired internet speeds warrant a new router?

In our home we have a wireless router (802.11g, pretty old) that connects to quite a few devices (~10). I noticed that we weren't getting the internet speeds I expected us to get based on what we were ...
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How To Make My DNS Like Google DNS server for example [closed]

my question is how to make dns like : primary dns : 8.8.8.8 secondry dns : 8.8.4.4 how to use Microsoft Windows server 2003 Dns To Make some thing like that
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How can I get my router to give internet access to >1 device

I have an ongoing problem with WiFi on my home network: All devices are able to connect to the network, however only one is able to get internet access at any given time. The one exception to the ...
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How To Make My DNS Like Google DNS server for example [on hold]

my question is how to make dns like : primary dns : 8.8.8.8 secondry dns : 8.8.4.4 for example using windows server 2003 to make this dns what i have got is that i can make this dns by make 2 zone ...
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Router connected to internet but devices have limited connectivity

My router is showing that it has a solid connection to the internet however when I connect any device, they have limited connection. It happened when I rebooted my router due to a sudden slow ...
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Why does my Internet slow to a crawl unless I reboot my router every few days?

A few weeks ago, I noticed that my Internet connection had slowed down to a crawl. I waited a few days hoping it would go away on its own, but it didn't get better. So I asked this question about how ...
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Computer blocks every time when I get online [closed]

I have installed WAMP server on my laptop and all services work just fine. The problem since then is that every time when I connect my computer to the Internet the Internet isn’t working. Without an ...
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Internet Explorer “There was a problem sending the command to the program” error

When I click on links to other URLs on web pages or in email messages, this error occurs about 90% of the time. Began occurring when I switched from a cable service to Verizon FIOS. What can I do to ...
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How may I host a website on my local IP? [on hold]

I am trying to design a web page. I want to assign the URL for it of my machine's local ip,i.e., http://192.xxx.x.x. If any may kindly suggest how may I have to do it? I prefer to use Python2.7+, ...
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Why on my laptop net speed shows 65Mbps while my wifi router's mode is set to 150Mbps?

On my wifi router i have set the mode to 150Mbps, but when i connect to this router it shows only 65 Mbps on my laptop. Why it is so? Does that mean my router is not capable to transfer at 150Mbps or ...
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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.04 after update

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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How to restore my default DNS?

I hanged my DNS servers to 8.8.8.8 in order to fix my web browsing (it worked). My coworkers want me to change it back, but i didn't save it! Is there any way to restore my old dns settings? I'm ...
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Share a folder over the internet, UNC-style

Is it possible to set up a server which will basically make a folder in my computer available via a UNC path, like: \\my_ip\Share ...Over the internet? And if so, do the people accessing said path ...
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How can I get my public IP address from the command line, if I am behind a router?

Is there a way for me to get my public (WAN) IP address on the command line? I am behind a router (LAN network), with a dynamic IP address assigned by my ISP. I have seen solutions using an external ...
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Why does restarting a computer solve wifi connectivity issues?

I saw the the question on this site, asking about why restarting a computer can fix things in general, and I figured I might press for additional insight. On occasion I'll be scooting along on the ...
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How to fix a fast, but broken internet connection?

My Internet connection is fast enough, but it's very buggy. for example, this is what you should see: and this is what I see most of the time: Each of my browsers (Chrome, IE, FF), breaks in a ...
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Configuring group policy to bypass proxy server for local addresses and adding a domain to trusted root certificate authorities

I am an intern who has just started in a new company. I have never used the group policy editor before. However I suggested that I believed it is possible to accomplish the two tasks we wish using the ...
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Internet connectivity problem with VMware Player

I've just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on VMware Player 3.00; the host OS is Windows 7. I can't get Ubuntu in the VMware Player to connect to the Internet. My Internet connection is wired and the ...
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How can wireless speed be higher than router's WAN port?

I was looking at new routers to buy and didn't understand how speed exactly works. This router has 300 mbps wireless, but wan/lan port only supports 100 mbps. So the ethernet cable that comes from my ...
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Cloud computing vs file sharing websites?

When it comes to Cloud Computing, I always get in trouble to understand the difference between Cloud computing file sharing vs. File sharing services offered by 4shared, Rapidshare, etc. Can ...
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In my wired LAN, when i connect ethernet cable to a particular PC Internet goes for all other system

In my college Lab all PCs are connected through wired LAN. When i connect Ethernet cable to to a particular PC (say PC-A) then we do not get internet connection in all other PCs. So every time i have ...
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Firewall and Internet speed?

I have a doubt about my slow internet speed with third party firewall that I am using currently. Is it true that firewall can limit the internet speed ?
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Purposely choose Wifi

I am using Windows 7. I am connected to LAN via cable as well as I have WiFi networks available. I connect to VPN through the cabled LAN over internet to other LAN and so my PC will get a local LAN ...
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Delayed startup of network (Wi-Fi) icon

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about 5 minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there’s an available Wi-Fi signal – ...
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Centos server network

I have an old computer running Centos. Im using it to host a TeamSpeak 3 server. The problem is that all internet access is blocked in my house as long as my server is connected to the internet. ...
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Connecting LAN cable to wall socket

I have a few computers I want to connect to internet. All PCs are connected to a network switch. My task is to connect the switch to the internet router. The cable that came from the internet router ...
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Connecting to BT Infinity with cisco PPPoE

So I've been trying to get my cisco router to connect to the internet. I've got the PPPoE working, I think, becuase I enabled debugging and saw that it authenticated correctly, and it also gives my ...
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The DNS server isn't responding

I'm having connectivity issues. I randomly become unable to use my connection. When I try to use the Windows troubleshooting tool, I get the following message: I'm using an Asus router. There are ...
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How to bridge Wi-Fi Reciver and ADSL Modem so that I even can share the net connection with the WiFI device and second router?

I have an ADSL modem which has an active internet connection. Then I have Wi-Fi Receiver/Emitter and another ADSL Modem. A: 1st ADSL Modem with active internet connection B: Wifi Modem[Receiving ...
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Enable Internet (Wi-Fi) and Intranet (Ethernet) to work at the same time

EDIT: OS is Windows 7. I have seen a couple of threads about this, but I am so limited in my networking knowledge that I have been unable to get those solutions to work for me. I am trying to ...
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RDP connections keep dropping

I have an odd problem on my notebook (HP Pavilion dv7). My Internet connection seems OK for the most part. But lately I've been having trouble with Remote Desktop connections. While I can connect ...
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My Internet connection randomly disconnects. How do I fix it?

I'm having problems with my Internet connection disconnecting regularly. At times I have a stable Internet for a while, and other times the disconnection occurs at intervals of less than a minute. At ...
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How to fix the slow DNS lookup and long time in “connecting”? win8.1 and chrome

Here is a video about how my requests are queued up in Chrome and how much time it takes. It is amazingly slow: More than 3s just for a DNS lookup Around 20-30 seconds to load a page and also fails ...
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Strangely slow internet on MacBook Air running OS X Yosemite

We have Wi-Fi internet in our home which we access from at least five different devices (2 PCs, 2 phones, 1 Mac). On four of the five, the internet behaves perfectly fast enough, but on the ...