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Problem accessing Droplet from Chromebook

I have a HP Chromebook 14, purchased from Wal-Mart a little over a month ago. Everything has worked perfectly until today.

I use Digital Ocean for the hosting of web development files. I can access my droplet either via it’s IP address or via a domain name. I also have the droplet set up for access via VNC.

As of this morning I’m unable to access my website using the Chromebook. I’ve tried both the Domain name and the IP address using Chrome and Firefox (Ubuntu installed via Crouton). I’ve also tried to access the site via VNC. I also can’t access it via a VPN (PrivateInternetAccess).

When I go to access the site I get redirected to the T-Mobile Sign-in page even though I’m on Wifi. A traceroute and Ping both time out using the IP address and the domain name. All other computers can access it just fine.

It’s a VERY weird problem. Any idea what could be causing it?


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