Spent 1 hour 30 minutes trying to figure out why the Laptop's WIFI connection was not working on Ubuntu.
Realized it had a LAN plugged in connected to my desktop.

Pull my hair one by one please.

Shouldn't linux be intelligent enough to use the network adapter which has internet access?

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    Happens to me all the time. It's how the IP routing works. And that would bring up a philosophical question: how would you check if you have internet access?
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    Ping a root dns server?
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    Right, and that's fine when you just want to browse the web, my phone does that and I must say I like it. But if you have multiple interfaces and some of them are connected to private networks, you don't want anything that breaks routing.
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    That makes sense.
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    Should but no
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