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No wired or wireless connection after installation

After installing Elementary OS 7.1 (Hour), there is no wired or WIFI access to the Internet. EOS7.1 on the laptop is the second operating system. If you try to connect a wired cable, the Network ...
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Compatibility With CH340 drivers on Horus?

I am having some troubles trying to install CH340 drivers for an Arduino Nano from the Arduino official page. Then I tryied following this guide, but when I run sudo chmod a+rw /dev/ttyUSB0 I have the ...
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having a myriad of driver-related issues (graphics, internet, etc.)

i'm fairly new to Linux, so if there's any information i'm missing then please be patient with me! for reference, here are my hardware specifications: https://pastebin.com/RTV0WRVg a fresh install of ...
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Issues with Realtek Wifi Card

I installed elementary OS 7 on my laptop 2 days ago. In the beginning everything was working well, but today my Wifi simply stopped working. I can see no available connections in the network list and ...
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Seemless compatibility elementaryOS 6.1 with any ultrabooks

I want to replace my old Macbook Pro from 2012 by a more recent ultrabook and I want to stick with elementaryOS. So I'm not searching the best OS for the hardware, but the other way round. Due to my ...
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Ethernet NetXtreme BCM57786 not working on elementaryOS 6.1, though had been working on 5.1

The Ethernet Card of my Apple MacBookPro10,1 is a "NetXtreme BCM57786 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe". It is not working any more since I have installed elementaryOS 6.1. With elementaryOs 5.1 it had ...
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*Solved Can't get realtek rtl8811cu wifi adapter drivers to work with elementary OS 6.1

*For some reason when I tried the same thing as before the fresh install it worked this time. I went here: https://github.com/brektrou/rtl8821CU Followed the exact instructions again >sudo su >...
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How to solve wireless network wifi suddenly not detected on Elementary Jolnir 6.1?

Wireless network (wifi) not detected on Dell Vostro running Elementary OS Jolnir 6.1. It used to be able to detect the wifi before. The wireless network simply no longer shows up in networks But it ...
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no internet connection on fresh elementary os install

after some time on pop os I recently install elementary os and i can't connect to my network, i haven't done any update. the option won't even show in the settings. I had the same problem on pop os ...
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I need to remove my bluetooth device everytime I want to connect

Guys. I have Haylou GT1 Plus and it works fine on OS 6.1. However, everytime I turn my bluetooth off or disconnect my earbuds and try to connect them again later, I need to remove them in the ...
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Plug and Play USB WIFI Dongles?

I just installed Elementary OS and inserted a Cudy WIFI USB dongle. It doesn't show up as a device. After poking around the internet, it appears I have to install drivers. Rather than go through ...
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Why does the same wifi RTL8821CE work with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS but not with Elementary 6?

Elementary 6 and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS appear to load the same Realtek driver for my card RTL8821CE. On the same laptop, WiFi with Ubuntu works without issue but with Elementary it soon disconnects. ...
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Syslog is filling up the entire disk space with those entries

I just installed a fresh copy of ElementaryOS, and shortly after i did i get my / filesystem filled with large syslog and syslog.1 files the log files are filled with this entry io.elementary.w[1638]: ...
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Wifi not working on Odin - Dell 9343 XPS13

i tried installing odin on my Dell XPS13 9343 (2015 model), but could not manage to get wifi working. After installation, I installed bcmw-kernel-source from USB stick, but still no wifi available. ...
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elementary OS 6 Odin BCM43142A0 (WIFI) NOT WORKING

I was installing ElementoryOs on my HP Laptop. One of the most important things of a laptop is carring it arround and the wifi driver isnt working I have tried a LOT of things linux kernel, bcmwl-...
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Fingerprint driver

I have a problem with installing a fingerprint, I did everything that was in the solution of this article: How can I sign in with my fingerprint on Elementary OS 6 Odin? But fprintd-enroll an error ...
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Unable to turn on Wifi adaptor after updating to Odin

I installed the new elementary OS on my Lenovo laptop. Network settings only shows wired network.
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WIFI not showing up in OS

good afternoon to you, so I have installed Elementary OS and find it very beautiful however it seems like the OS does not recognize my WI-FI adapter. I am using a Lenovo Ideapad 3 and I do not have an ...
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Realtek RTS5129 Card Reader not working

I am using elementary OS on acer Swift 3 SF314-55g. It has a Realtek card reader in it, but when I insert an SD card into it nothing happens. Here is the output of lsusb: Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:...
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external monitor shows only the mouse pointer

I connect the monitor to my laptop via an hdmi cable. The screen is completely black, but I can see and move the mouse freely, but only the mouse pointer that appears on the external monitor. Laptop ...
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TP-Link Archer T4U Plus driver

I can't find a driver for this adapter model
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No sound from build-in speakers

i've just installed elementary os on my laptop as my only os and i get no sond from the built-in speakers. But the sound works perfectly in my wireless earbuds. I think it's a problem of drivers ...
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Elementary OS Driver Issue

Hey guys having a problem getting a second screen working on Elementary. I’ve searched high and low, tried every sudo update drivers help that can be found but nothing works. I’m using a Dell Inspiron ...
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Wi-Fi networks available but cannot connect to on 2008 MacBook Air

I have an ancient 2008 MacBook Air laptop. I installed Elementary OS on it. Everything works fine, except Wi-Fi. It doesn't work out of the box. I attempted the advice here, namely: sudo apt remove ...
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(Solved) i have problem with Realtek 8822CE Wireless LAN Drivers on Elementary OS (Wifi is disabled all the tiem no drivers working)

git clone https://github.com/lwfinger/rtw88.git cd rtw88 make sudo make install its worked finally
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Can't find snd.aloop

anand@anand2:/lib/modules/5.4.0-48-generic/kernel/sound/drivers$ ls pcsp -> I can't find any package for snd.aloop inside this directory, anand@anand2:~$ uname -r 5.4.0-48-generic -> Please ...
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Internet freezes

I can surf the web just fine, but as soon as there are videos on a site, the mouse freezes and I have to shut down to move forward. Do I need to install nvidia 340, 390, and/or nvidia Driver 418-...
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Can't seem to connect with Wifi

I have installed Elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera, yesterday. I see all the wifi hosts but can't seems to connect with them. Passwords are alright. Ethernet connection seems to work fine.. need help.
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Booted up to no keyboard, touchpad, wifi, Bluetooth, and bad display

I am on elementary os 5.1 on MB Pro mid 2012. I believe that is 11,1. Everything worked great last night but turn on from normal shutdown and now missing keyboard, touchpad, wifi and Bluetooth and ...
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I need a driver but i dont know where to get the one i need

Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8350 CPU @ 1.44GHz Memory: 2GB of DDR3 Graphics: CPU Integrated Tablet Model Number: RCA W101SA23T1 I need the driver for the Intel SST Audio Device (WDM) and the Realtek ...
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Problems with Realtek 8822CE WLAN Card

I'm trying solve drivers issues with WiFi card in object. I tried various unsuccessfull threads. Anyone solved this problem before?
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Problem when triggering the Keyboard brightness with (Fn + F9) and (Fn + F10)

I'm 05 days trying to decrease and increase the brightness of my keyboard through the Fn + F9 -> Decrease and Fn + F10 -> Increase keys and I can't. I've tried everything but it doesn't work. As I ...
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I can't switch hdmi-stereo to analog-stereo

I can't find the option to change audio device. Only see my goal is to use the audio jack on my motherboard I run pacmd list-cards result: 1 card(s) available. index: 0 name: <...
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Updating to Latest Intel Graphics Drivers ElementaryOS 5.1.3

I am running eOS 5.1.3 Hera and have an Intel UHD Graphics 620 (rev 07) card in my machine. I am looking to make sure that I am updated to the latest drivers before messing with any Wine applications. ...
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No wireless toggle. All drivers are installed, but there is no wifi

I am noob about ubuntu. Yesterday I installed the latest version of elementary os. my laptop is dell inspiron 5591-2n1. Wifi is intel wireless ac 9560. There is no wifi option. I can't turn it on/off. ...
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Can't install AMD drivers on ElementaryOS Hera - Unsupported DEB-based OS

I am trying to install AMD drivers for my RX 480 8GB GPU and I'm following this article from AMD to install it. When I get to the point of running this command ./amdgpu-pro-install -y It throws an ...
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Information: Logitech MX Master 3 working

this is an Information Request. If this should be somewhere else, please let me know. I jsut realised that my MX Master 3 was working out of the box with eOS over the provided dongle. Something that ...
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Fingerprint reader driver thinkpad T480s

Is there any driver for Thinkpad T480s fingerprint reader? I have already tried Figerprint GUI and fprint-demo but without succes.
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Install nvidia-legacy 304.137 driver on Elementary OS Hera

Is it possible to install Latest Legacy GPU version (304.xx series): 304.137 nvidia driver on elementary 5.1? On Freya it was possible but no such luck here on Hera. I have the old GPU: NVIDIA ...
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Can i install Broadcom wifi driver offline?

I am newbue at Elementary but also have some experience in Ubuntu. I recently installed elementary, but wifi did not configure automatically. I have no way to connect my computer to the Internet via ...
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Software not using/finding OpenGL 3.3 drivers

ANY software I install on the system cannot access my OpenGL drivers for whatever reason. Most software uses OpenGL 3.3 and I have exactly that -- OpenGL 3.3, and I checked too! Running glxinfo | grep ...
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iSight webcam doesn’t work on MacBook Core 2 Duo

I don't know if this is the right place to open this discussion, but I have a problem that I can't solve. I installed elementary OS on a MacBook Core 2 Duo (A1181), in dual boot with OS X Lion. I had ...
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Stuck at boot: R8169 can't disable ASPM [Solved]

Since kernel 4.15.0.55 update, I'm getting stuck at boot. No kenel after .55 can't boot. At recovery mode system halts at this message: r8169 can't disable ASPM OS doesn't have ASPM control I've ...
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How do I install AMD drivers?

I installed a fresh copy of elementary os 5.1.2 Hera and my gpu fan is cranked up to about 50% all the time it sounds like. I have a feeling it has to do with it missing a driver. So how can I install ...
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How to install drivers for speakers

I have installed elementaryOS on my Huawei Matebook D. This laptop has a Dolby Atmos Audio-Soundsystem with 4 speakers. With the Linux installation, the speakers are much quieter and sound much worse....
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MacBook Air WiFi antenna not detected on Elementary OS 5.1

When trying Elementary OS 5.1 on a 2013 MacBook Air 13 (6,2) from a USB stick, everything seems to work, except for WiFi. The WiFi hardware does not show up at all. There is a very similar question ...
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backport-iwlwifi-dkms broke my wifi

I rebooted and found that not only did I not have a wifi connection, but the System Settings Network panel had lost its Hotspot and WiFi tabs (only VPN & Proxy)! When I checked the AppCenter ...
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Can't detect or use Scanner Epson perfection v3790 in Elementary OS

I have a Epson perfection v370, it isn't detected by xsane but in the terminal it does appear. Searching around I got to open xsane as root and then I got it working but it leaves it as a file that I ...
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Wireless driver installation

I just got a new computer (HP Envy) and installed elementary OS. As you may know, a lot of HP laptops come with Intel wireless drivers and they do not work on Linux right after the installation. And ...
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Display issues running elementary on an iMac: black screen on boot and does not wake from suspend

I'm returning to eOs after using Freya for a while and have successfully installed ElementaryOs 5.1 on an iMac (2009 or so, believe it was 11,2) and really like the updates y'all have made! I'm ...
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