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Questions tagged [internet]

Questions about using and connecting to the internet on elementary OS

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Failed to fetch updates / network not connecting and browser has temporary failure in name resolution

When I'm trying to run a system update, I am greeted by this chain of command Err:1 http://packages.elementary.io/appcenter bionic InRelease Temporary failure resolving ‘packages.elementary.io’ Err:2 ...
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How do I activate the internet?

I am connected to the network, but I can not open any page in the browser nor does it work in the App Center I'm on Juno 5.0
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elementary OS Juno - Wi-Fi always disabled after logging in

I'm new to Linux and I installed eOS release-juno on my HP Spectre x360 yesterday. Everytime I log-in to my account, the Wi-Fi is turned off and I have to toggle the switch. It's on after start-up ...
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Connected to the network, but without internet

I just installed the latest version of elementary os, and I find the problem that the internet does not want to work, I am connected to the Wi-Fi network and it is working, the laptop mac appears on ...
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Airplane mode turns on after closing lid with “Do nothing” on lid close setting turned on

I have Elementary OS set up so that it does nothing on lid close, although laptop stays on when I close the lid, airplane mode turns on and my wireless connection disconnects. How do I prevent this ...
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elementary OS 5 Juno - No internet via Ethernet - Desktop - Intel I217-V

Please help, I'm trying elementary for the first time and wired internet does work. Under network settings it just keeps trying to connect, then says not connected. My motherboard's lan chip is a ...
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Automatically switch between wired connection + hotspot on and wireless connection + hotspot off

This post explains how to Automatically create WiFi hotspot after boot. I'm using that solution but when my laptop is not connected by cable, there is no internet connection to share via the hotspot. ...
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Wi-Fi found but no access points -challenge with HP EliteBook G2

and greetings from Finland, Europe. I've been a linux user for past 12 years, and decided to switch to Elementary when I bought recently a used Elite HP G2 Laptop, tried around 6 different distros ...
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Wifi card not working Loki

I have come to this issue since yesterday that the only way I can get internet from using my computer is by sharing my phone's connection via USB. My wifi card seems like it is not even activated. I ...
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Installed Loki and access to the internet does not work

I have just installed Loki and although the wifi was discovered in both try before install mode and during installation process, access to the internet either by wifi or Ethernet is not working post ...
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no internet after new installation

Put a new SSD in my old Dell Inspiron 3520, and although my wireless connected just fine from the version of Loki on the USB stick and appeared to install everything perfectly, when I reboot I have no ...
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wireless disconnected problem

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad TSeries and my wireless isn't working. Like a lot of people, the wireless doesn't connect, just says "Enable wireless to discover nearby wireless access points.". I've been ...
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How can I connect to the free wifi in cafe

I'm in the Starbucks and I couldn't connect to their free wifi, login page just wouldn't show up(any browsers). I tried to direct to the login page by copying login link form my smartphone, but it ...
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Can't connect to internet with my old MacBook Air running Elementary OS

I've installed the Elementary OS onto my old MacBook Air. I can't get the laptop to recognize and connect to my wifi though. Any suggestions? Pix... 934 shows that I don't have a regular LAN ...
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Wifi not working after kernel upgrade

I have a laptop HP Pavilion with Realtek wifi card. It didn't have a driver for Linux until end of last year as you can see here. Then I installed it when it was released from this repo It worked ...
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Very weak wifi strength

I just installed a fresh copy of elementary os on my Asus TP500LB laptop and for some reason the wifi strength is very bad. I normally study at school in the library and just yesterday I was there but ...
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How do I use proxy on ElementaryOs

How do I use a proxy? I want it for privacy and to bypass country blocks. I don't know how to fill these HTTP proxy, HTTPS, SOCKS host, etc I can't find a simple explanation for it. When I search ...
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Appcenter is no longer working while using Wicd Network Management

Appcenter requires me to be connected to internet with NetworkManager which is kinda broken on my system.Instead of that im using wicd and the appcenter still not works.I also tried to install another ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN725N - slow WIFI connection, Loki

Just bought TP-LINK TL-WN725N V2. Loki recognized it properly, I was able to connect to my home wifi network. However, it works pretty slow. I'm onlt able to achieve ~15Mb/s, being ~3 meters from the ...
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Wireless Internet Connection - Loki new (clean) install

I successfully installed Loki on my new laptop that initially came Windows 10 preinstalled, and was capable of connecting to wireless internet. Because I already own a Windows machine, I decided to ...
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WiFi does not work anymore

I installed elementary OS on a hp laptop, and everything was working fine. Suddenly, after 3 days Internet connection does not work anymore. The laptop connects to the WiFi, but Internet won't work. I ...
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My elementary OS can't detect my wifi at all, just connect about ethernet. What to do?

It doesn't detect the ability of my laptop to connect to wifi at all. About ethernet it can connect to the internet. I use a hp15 laptop in dualboot with windows 8.1, which always could connect to ...
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How to access the internet?

Loki 0.4 recognizes the wireless internet access point, but will not allow access to internet, either through the browser or file up dates. My equipment is an HP Dv6 laptop, with 8 GB RAM. Loki ...
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Something's up with the network indicator

The network indicator in the wingpanel has been behaving strangely lately. Every now and then it would just display the icon stating that I'm not connected to the Internet (as seen in the screenshot ...
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Wifi can't connect, Ethernet can

I can't seem to fix the wifi connection. Even if I restart Elementary, I still have no option about wifi connection. I can only connect to internet by using Ethernet cable. Is there any way to fix ...
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Wi-Fi connection is so slow on elementaryOS that can't even load google.com

I am running Windows7 with elementary OS, while windows7 runs pretty smooth, elementaryOS behaves as if it doesn't have any connection at all. Doesn't even load google.com and after 15 minutes or so, ...
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No ethernet/internet

Tried to add to the question below, but I don't have the rep yet, so new question No Internet connection after an updte OS Loki Short version: triple boot Win XP, Xubuntu, elementary. Network won't ...
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No Internet connection after an updte OS Loki

I had Internet via a USB WiFi Adapter until I did an update two weeks ago. After the update every time I connect the wifi my PC freezes. So I thought let me connect via Ethernet which I have been ...
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Is there mobile network, and hotspot in elementary OS?

Is there in elementary OS an option "mobile network" and "hotspot"?
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IPv6 doesn't work but IPv4

I have new installed Elementary OS 0.4 Loki and it recognizes my network card (Broadcom BMC4328) but I cannot connect with my WiFi connection at home. Password and all is OK. I activated the tethering ...
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Slow Internet connection (WiFi) while using elementary OS Loki (Ralink RT3060)

My Internet connection is painfully slow and irregular on elementary OS Loki. I'm connected to the Internet via WiFi through a PCI antenna. What I experience is that I get disconnected from time to ...
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How to disable “You are connected!” window? [duplicate]

Sometimes it shows up when I log in and it is a bit annoying. Is there any way of preventing it to appear?
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When PIA is running, you can no longer access the application to connect to a different VPN. It's no longer in the notifications panel

When Private Internet Access is running on Elementary OS, it launches and goes in the background. You cannot access it in the notifications pane. When you go and try to run it again, it will never ...
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in Loki after install get error connecting to Tor at tacp: 127.0.0.1:9050

Cant get to Tor! Installed from AppCenter no problem, the Tor launcher settings show as installed in applications but I get the same error in both get error connecting to Tor at tacp: 127.0.0.1:9050 ...
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Wireless is always disabled, cant unable it

I just upgraded from Feya to Loki and I really like it! There is just one thing thats not working properly on my computer. With my wlan stick connected i can turn on wireless, but instead of listing ...
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There is no option for me to connect to DSL network

There is no option for me to choose the DSL network unless I delete the Cable network.
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Cannot connect to internet from USB dongles in elementary os loki

I used elementary os freya and did a fresh install to elementary os loki yesterday night. Now I'm unable to use USB Modems ( usb dongles) for connecting to the Internet. In Freya there was no trouble ...
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Mobile Broadband missing in Loki [closed]

Mobile Broadband is missing in network manager. Hardware is not detected. Updating kernel brings it partially back and makes configuration possible, but does not provide a selection option in network ...
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Slow wireless internet

Just returned to linux after few years, wireless internernet connects but damn slow even though it is not the case for my mobile phone or laptop (windows seven). Can anyone guide me to get rid of this ...
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messenger is not working in elementary os Freya

I have downloaded and installed the messenger 64 bit deb from this website But it doesn't work, I got the following screen. This is the error I got in the Dev tools of the app. Can anyone help me ...
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I need help! NO internet or network connection!

I am new to Linux and after becoming sick of windows 10 and doing some research decided to try and use elementary OS. I installed elementary OS on my desktop but for the life of me after nearly 24 ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 problems

So there's no way that my elementary will connect to wifi, i've seen similar issues saying that they had terrible Internet speed but i can't even connect and there's about 3 solutions for the problems ...
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Network manager broken after update [duplicate]

After one of the latest updates and a reboot my network manager is not able to start anymore, dmesg tells me that it gets killed every time it wants to start. How can I fix that? No internet is a ...
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How to optimize internet speed?

I installed elementary OS Freya 64bit dual boot with Windows 7 on an ASUS Z54C laptop. I have an extremely slow Wifi connection on elementary OS but when I boot on Windows 7 it's really fast. How do I ...
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Can't connect to WiFi

I am a noob when it comes to Linux, as I was just convinced by a friend to switch from Linux from Windows. I have been trying to solve this problem for about a week and searched many forums, but have ...
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Network shuts down after sometime

I just installed Elementary OS on my ASUS laptop. The internet (WiFi) seems to stop working (though it shows as connected) after some time of use. I have noticed this happens when I haven't booted ...
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WiFi gets disconnected after 5 to 10 minutes

Laptop WiFi gets disconnected after about 5 to 10 minutes. WiFi connection works after restarting but again will get disconnected after some time. WiFi hardware used is: Realtek rtl8723be I have ...
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Wireless Connectivity Issues on Some Networks - Acer Aspire 1410 - Solved

I have Freya installed on an Acer Aspire 1410 and I am having issues with the wireless connection on my home network. The odd thing is, I have a perfect connection at my local coffee shop. I had ...
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How can i remove and prevent a trojan on freya?

A fake bank page appeared as i was trying to acess my bank account. The support attendant from the bank told me that i might have a trojan on my notebook and net.
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Problem with Mediatek MT7630E and kernel 4.4

I recently bought an Asus X554LA laptop, on which Freya works flawlessly. Unfortunately the internal wifi board (Mediatek MT7630E) is not supported on Linux, there are some unofficial drivers but I ...