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Questions about using and connecting to the internet on elementary OS

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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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Wifi option missing?

So i went to install virtualbox, and did an apt-get upgrade. When i restarted my computer, i saw that my internet was gone. And when i went to turn it on, i saw this. What is this?! I've tried every ...
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Using a telephone for internet access on a local PC with other ethernet devices

Presently, my fixed phone line is out of order, so I use my smartphone to keep accessing internet with my PC through a USB connection to the smartphone (my PC is fixed and has neither bluetooth nor wi-...
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How to find my ipv4 ip address

where can I find my Ipv4 ip address, I tired all sorts of different commands I need help.(I am new)
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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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Wireless internet missing. No icon or settings

I just installed Hera. As you can see, there is no wifi in settings. as you can also see, the wifi icon seems to have been replaced by the "wired" symbol on the top bar. I cant turn on any ...
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Several Vital functions not working after some setup changes

I am currently in the middle of a move and as part of that move I removed all devices from my laptop. Previously connected devices were a monitor over HDMI, the charging cable, as well as a USB hub ...
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Internet speed low in terminal but normal in browser

I've recently installed elementary OS 5.1 Hera. And this is happenning to me: I got an internet speed connection of around 20 Mb/s. However, it catches it using the internet browser, but in the ...
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Installled Elementary OS on Thinkpad T540p but WiFi doesnt work properly

I have installed Elementary OS on my Thinkpad T540p with Intel Wireless Dual-Band AC-7260 however its constantly dropping after using it for a few mins and I cannot just figure out what I can do to ...
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How to switch boot sequence in dual boot PC?

Fellas I've been using Linux Mint for quite some time & recently have replaced my Windows partition with Elementary OS. But the Boot sequence hasn't changed. I want to make Elementary my default ...
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Limits of Internet websites

I wanted to try the new Screen Time & Limits feature and blocked three websites to test it with. Nothing happens though - I can still access everything. I am using the Chrome browser with a 1 ...
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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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Weak and unstable wifi

I'm using EOS on a daily basis (with Win on dualboot) and I spend hours on skype for my job. The problem is my wifi signal is really unstable, even if I'm sitting at 3 meters from my internet box. I ...
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How to set up a wifi hotspot connection in elementary os

on elementary os 5.0 juuno how i do set the hotspot function that may allo to surf the web using my laptop and my sansung smartphone? I am supposed to activate the hotspot function in settings, and ...
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Ethernet & WiFi not working after installing ElementaryOS

i've tried to install ElementaryOS (last release downloaded from official website) on my HP laptop 15-bw0xx but Wi-Fi connection is not available and my wired connection stops working after few ...
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What is restarting my laptop doing that the “sudo service network-manager restart” isn't?

I’ve tried many things on many threads here and still can’t manage to get the wifi working when it randomly drops.. No it is not my connection because I have the same issue at uni. When I reset the ...
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Connecting to DSL Modem with Ethernet cable

I am completely new to the Linux world, and have built my first computer. I have used Macs and Windows for many years, but decided to try Elementary OS. I don't have a huge technical background in IT. ...
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I can't enable the WIFI in any way

The wifi logo doesn't show up in the top right corner and I don't have the option to connect wirelessly to any routers. I tried every command I could find to solve this problem but none of them have ...
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How do I disable one of my network adapters?

I'm having some trouble with one of my network adapters being extremely slow. I've bought another adapter, got that plugged in and everything was working perfectly. But now the old adapter keeps ...
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WordPress site does not load

wordpress site doesn't want to open in elementary os, but it opens on windows. The site is hosted on ubuntu 18.04 server and here is the info of the /etc/hosts file. 127.0.0.1 localhost....
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Wifi still dont work after a new fresh install

Well I'm realy new in Linux and I install Elementary os juno but. I have a problem i cant use wifi in win 10 it was no problem but I realy want to use my notebook with wifi and not with an Lan cable. ...
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Loki: make not found (trying to update Realtek drivers)

Just installed Loki on a desktop with a Realtek (RTL8111/RTL8168) ethernet card, and the LAN does not work. Apparently this is an issue with the card, so to fix it I went to: How To get your Realtek ...
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Ethernet Cable Unplugged? [Juno]

savageholycow@HentaiSavage:~$ sudo lshw -c network *-network DISABLED description: Ethernet interface product: RTL-8100/8101L/8139 PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter vendor: ...
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Wireless and Internet settings disappeared from system settings

Has anyone encountered the problem where clicking network settings from the applet just shows the System settings window? I can't access wireless or hotspot settings.
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WiFi/Internet access elementary OS

I installed elementary OS v5 on a Dell Latitude E6410. The program indicates that it recognizes the wireless network and is connected, but when I attempt to access any site it displays the message "...
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Juno - no network connection (over ethernet) when using multiseat config

I'm setting up a multiseat configuration on my desktop. I used loginctl attach to allocate a graphics card and 3 usb dongles (for keyboard, mouse and headset) to my extra seat (named 'seat1'). I used ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there mobile network, and hotspot in elementary OS?

Is there in elementary OS an option "mobile network" and "hotspot"?
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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 ...