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Dual boot Ubuntu 14.04 LTS unable to connect to the wired internet

Recently, I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS alongside Windows 7 Professional. Although, I can access the wired internet from Windows, but can't from Ubuntu. It appears that Ubuntu detects the wired ...
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Using two lan cards, VPN

I am using a VPN software (Private Internet Access), which is installed in my PC and it works fine. But i need to use the converted internet connection on a device like xbox. it was configured a while ...
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I am supposed to get download speed of 150KB/s but I am getting 10MB/s for some sites. How come?

I have a 1 mbps connection which means I should get around 130-150KB/s download speed. Which I do. But in case of youtube I download videos at 1Mb/s or more. In case of torrent, I often get 5-10MB/s ...
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network adapter driver problem in Windows 7

I am facing problem with my Windows network adapter. It detects all the available networks but it shows "Limited Access" for the network I wish to connect. On diagnostics it gives "The wireless ...
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What is the proper way to debug a slow internet connection?

I turn to super users for their best tips. Consider the following scenarios: A large house with many roommates with many devices and no way to tell which one is the issue Skype choppy, youtube ...
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Router stops giving internet randomly while modem continues to work

My internet provider had installed in my house an Alcatel modem (FTTH). I have a dd-wrt TPLINK router. For months my internet was working perfectly having the modem (bridged mode set by ISP) ...
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I changed my router and now it takes a while for my Android phone to connect to the Internet

I switched routers from a Buffalo WCR-GN to a TP-Link N600 and now it takes a while for my phone to connect to the Internet. At first I thought it was due to my phone (nexus 5) but it's happening with ...
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Load all content of a webpage without having to scroll down

Recently many websites have adopted load on scroll approach. One has to scroll down to load more content for EG: youtube,google,facebook. Is there a way one can load all content without having to ...
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Windows 7 won't detect ethernet cable

A month or two ago, I bought an ethernet cable to replace my existing wireless connection on my computer, as I frequently live stream and wireless connection is too unstable to do that. I should also ...
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How to access all Internet sites from bank's intranet? [on hold]

I work in bank where I can access only few sites. On most of the sites bank's IT department's guys has put McAfee web gateway security. Is there any way to remove that McAfee web gateway security ...
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Internet wireless connected with limited access, Windows Vista

I had some malware in my computer so I did a bit of manual work to remove it including resetting TCP/IP. Now the malware is gone. I can see my home wireless network and I can get connected to it, ...
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Firefox connection problems

I am using Firefox on my Windows 8. When I first open Firefox, it waits a certain amount of time (30-60 sec) before it loads pages. When I put the laptop into sleep and open it again, it again shows ...
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Possible to get faster internet speeds with tethering?

I USB tether my phone and it's connected as a local-area-network, or working like an Ethernet device. On my phone itself I download at around 15 kilobytes per second, but strangely, whilst attempting ...
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Sharing a PC Internet to a Android phone via Bluetooth

My PC has an Internet connection. My Android phone does not have Internet connection. My PC has a Bluetooth adapter. My Android phone supports Bluetooth. How I can share my PC Internet connection ...
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Cannot login filezilla server to name.com domain [on hold]

i've this trouble when i trying to connect to filezilla Estado: Resolviendo la dirección de xxx.com Estado: Falló intento de conexión con "EAI_NONAME - Neither nodename nor servname provided, ...
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Delayed startup of network icon (wi-fi)

When my Windows 7 Starter netbook boots up and after everything is loaded, it takes about five minutes before the network icon near the clock becomes functional. When there's an available wi-fi signal ...
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How to connect to internet from Ubuntu which is installed in a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation?

I have installed Ubuntu 9.04 on a virtual machine using VMWare Workstation. I have Windows 7 as my host OS. I want to connect to internet from Ubuntu. Can anyone please gives steps for connecting to ...
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How much bandwidth does a T1 typically give?

We're about to move into a new apartment which has a T1 for $35 a month. How much bandwidth does a T1 usually supply? Right now we are with Comcast cable which theoretically gives us 14mb down / 7mb ...
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Program to monitor network usage and perform system functions accordingly

Is there a program out there that monitors network usage, and then can execute system network functions upon a specific network change. For instance, I would like to monitor the download amount, once ...
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How can I force my VPN connection to use WiFi while letting other connections use Ethernet?

My Laptop is connected to one WiFi network and on Ethernet. I need to connect to a VPN to use my company network for works on which I want to connect via WiFi, and want to let other connections use ...
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32 bit programs can't access Internet in Windows 7 64 bit

I recently got a new ASUS laptop with Windows 7 Home Premium pre-installed. It worked OK for a while but a couple of days ago, suddenly I couldn't access the Internet any more. After narrowing down ...
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Does my ISP know what sites I am visiting? [duplicate]

I am using Google Chrome in Windows 7 for Internet access. I am very curious to know if my ISP knows or not which sites I am visiting or what I am downloading. If it knows then to what extent (meaning ...
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PC trouble with intrenet (hard to solve) [closed]

I cant download without a pvn cause the speed of the thing im downloading is droping to 0 and i have always 30 mbps speed without droping plus im lagging when i use camera on skype I rebooted my pc ...
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Which router for port prioritize [closed]

I got two flatmates and we all three play online games like DotA, BF4 and also stream series. Sadly our DSL is pretty slow and if one is watching youtube or something, playing onlinegames is no fun at ...
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Wall jack no internet [closed]

My apartment only had one place in the wall for wired access. As of yesterday, I can connect but it has a yellow triangle saying there's no internet access. Also didn't work for my ps3. Any advice?
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When using internet sharing on my Mac, one specific game on my phone does not work

I have just turned on internet sharing on my iMac so my phone can connect to the internet via my iMac (there is only one ethernet connection in this hotel, and no 3/4G). When I try opening Google, ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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install programs whitout internet access on Machine A connected to Machine B with internet access

I have a Machine A with no access to internet. I have a Machine B with access to internet. A & B can connect to each other via ssh. I'd like to make some program installs on A (perl, R package ...
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Speed test download rate lower than one given by Windows

Windows is telling me that I am getting roughly 78mbps while Speedtest.net tells me I am getting only around 3-5mbps. My ISP, Comcast, gives me about 100mbps speed when wired. Can someone explain ...
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Is there a way to use a service to lower your latency?

There is this service wtfast that claims it can lower your ping in some games. Is this true? How it works?
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Why are websites suddenly asking me about cookies?

I have for a long time known that websites give me cookies so that small pieces of information can be remembered about my habits, passwords etc. I accept this, but all of a sudden they are asking for ...
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Access local resource through router

I'm using Prolink PRN3001 router for internet access. My PC (running Windows 8.1 Pro) is connected through wire with the router. I can access the router configurations through 192.168.123.254. When I ...
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Microsoft Virtual Wi-Fi Hosted Network

I have a computed connected to the internet via a wired connection, and it has a Wi-Fi adapter. I want to turn that into a hotspot so I can connect my cellphone / netbook to the internet through it. ...
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Difference between Usenet and the internet?

I am quite confused about what exactly Usenet is. On the Wiki article, it says that Usenet is a "worldwide internet distributed discussion system." First off, if it is "an internet", does that mean ...
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Can you add a proxy exception with an exception?

Is there a way to add an proxy exception with somewhat of a case match so to speak? so say I want to allow all https, I would use: https://* but I dont want it to apply to https://testsite.com ...
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Internet LED on my WAG120N

I have been a subscriber for clunky DSL connection type for a decade. Also, utilizing a WAG120N router for 2 years. There is something i do not get about the last LED, the Internet one. Now the case ...
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Why is torrent speed slow through comcast?

I recently changed my internet provider from Frontier Fios to Comcast xfinity. Through Comcast, I get somewhat low torrent speeds. Frontier Fios: 15 down / 5 up. Torrent speed 1.5 MBps. Comcast ...
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Backtrack 5 R2 can't browse in firefox

I download and install backtrack 5R2 in virtual machine at network mode NAT. Than I start run backtrack and in Wicd network manager and it says that is connected to network, also can ping google ...
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No NAT hairpinning support?

What does the network path look like if an internal device A attempts to access internal device B (port forwarded to by internal router) via external ip? Does it just hit the ISP and come back to the ...
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How to prevent an account from downloading in Windows 7

Is there a way to prevent accounts from downloading files in Windows 7?
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Name resolution for the name…timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded

I am getting this message in system event during my PC startup Name resolution for the name website.com timed out after none of the configured DNS servers responded. And another same message ...
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Use LAN for Network Drives, WLAN only for Internet Connection

In the company i am working, the proxy is blocking many Internet Services, i need some of them like github freely accessible, so i am using an internet stick. Is it somehow possible to use the stick ...
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DNS: Can a URL that looks like a subdirectory be mapped to a different IP address?

If my website blah.example.com has an IP address of X.X.X.X, then can I have a URL that appears to be a subdirectory, such as blah.example.com/fizz, be mapped to a totally different IP address (say, ...
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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 do I fix a slow wi-fi router speed when I have a fast internet connection?

My internet speed as measured on speedtest.net is 10 Mbps from my desktop computer, which is connected via ethernet to the router. When I measure my speed from my laptop (Surface Pro) when on the WiFi ...
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What can I do to make my VPN connection faster?

I am using hideman as my VPN, however I found that my internet browsing speed was significantly degraded when I was using VPN. I used speedtest.net without VPN and I got 5Mbps, and when connected to ...
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What is meant by MAC address “Spoofing”

Why is MAC address Spoofing called spoofing, rather than MAC address changing? If the network sees your MAC address as whatever you spoofed it to, doesn't that practically meant you have completely ...
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Losing my internet connection

I am using Windows 7 and am connected to my office network. My internet connection goes out at least once per day and the network icon shows at the bottom of the screen with a yellow caution sign. I ...
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All wireless networks suddenly disappear every once in a while

Lately, about every 15-60 minutes, my wireless internet connection disappears. When it does I can't find any other wireless network, though such networks exist. Only after rebooting the system, it ...
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Issue with chrome http://www.games-misc.com/?f

I have a very annoying problem or possibly a computer virus. The Chrome browser keeps opening a new tab with the following URL: http://www.games-misc.com/?f Automatically written in the address ...