Ubuntu – Very strange 16.04 wired internet connectivity issues


I'm having a strange problem with internet connectivity in my fresh ubuntu install on a new PC build with a H110N motherboard (I don't know if that matters). This is my first time using linux as my main OS so please bare with me.

So I originally tried installing Fedora but was having some strange issues with my internet connection. It seems like I can resolve and connect to some large websites (Eg. Google.com, youtube.com, facebook.com, and fast.com which is owned by netflix) but not much else.

I decided to switch to ubuntu hoping it would solve the problem and it hasn't. I can ping google.com, but I get 100% packet loss trying to ping Furthermore, I can make a google search, but any link I try to click on there just loads infinitely.

The weird thing is I can run apt-get fine, and the software center seems to be working. I was able to install exfat-utils and chromium through both respectively.

Any help would be really appreciated because I'd like to learn what's going on here and finish up my setup! If you need anymore information please just tell me what you need. Thanks

EDIT: Requested ping results of a problem website.

ping -c10 reddit.com
PING reddit.com ( 56(84) bytes of data.
---reddit.com ping statistics---
10 packets transmitted, 0 received, 100% packet loss, time 9070ms

Best Answer

The problem, from the results of the test in the comments, is your access point connection. The immediate resolution is to bypass the Apple Time Capsule and connect directly to the modem.

Using and configuring the Apple Time Capsule router will have to be configured to properly handled by supporters of the hardware.

It's the failure to load certain sites is a common problem with users of the device as a apple time capsule some sites fail to load search reveals.

Some report it as a faulty device.

There are two things you can try, which includes resetting the device to factory reset and disabling IPv6 on your computer.

You can disable IPv6 on your computer with:

Edit your /etc/sysctl.conf file and append this to the bottom:

net.ipv6.conf.all.disable_ipv6 = 1
net.ipv6.conf.default.disable_ipv6 = 1
net.ipv6.conf.lo.disable_ipv6 = 1

Then run this:

$ sudo sysctl -p

You can verify that IPv6 is disabled with:

$ cat /proc/sys/net/ipv6/conf/all/disable_ipv6

The output will be:


Now load your site.

If at some time you decide to reenable IPv6 just remove the appended lines added to the /etc/sysctl.conf file.

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