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Questions about using and connecting to the internet on elementary OS

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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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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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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 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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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 ...
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Is elementary OS phoning home? Privacy please! [duplicate]

When my internet connection is cut off by a misconfigured VPN, immediately a window opens that says it cannot connect to the Internet. When I reconnect to the Internet the window loads elementary OS ...
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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 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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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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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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DNS Clean command not found

Why is there no such command in elementary to clear the DNS cache? sudo /etc/init.d/dns-clean start command not found
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 device not supported on default elementaryOS 6 beta

it seems like my network device is not supported on kernels below 5.11 is there a way to update the kernel from a disk on key or something since my internet works on the windows 11 I dual boot. Thanks
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How Can I Monitor Internet Usage?

I need to know my bandwidth and consumed internet bandwidth and downloaded data size like that. I tried this, but its not getting total downloaded packs size. AskUbuntu
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elementary OS Freya cant access internet

Good day! I'm already connected to a wired network. I can ping websites and can access router through browser. But when i try to surf it always prompt a message that i cant access internet. Can ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there mobile network, and hotspot in elementary OS?

Is there in elementary OS an option "mobile network" and "hotspot"?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Elementary OS: Problems with bundled web browser & the internet

Elementary OS has clean styling. However, I am unable to use it because the bundled/included web browser (Midori?) doesn't want to work properly with the internet/YouTube/major web sites. Is there a ...
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a black line at the top of the screen appears for a long time

I'm using the Hera OS on an HP laptop with RAM 4, it's been 2 years since I started using it very well, but now when I turn it on, a black line at the top of the screen appears for a long time, and ...
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DNS / VPN advice

I have added some IPV4+6 DNS to the wifi configuration and would like some articles to dig through or some pro advice to encrypt and or secure some things here inside E os. Edit: also noticed the ...
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Internet issues

I have been having issues with internet connectivity for the past week trying to start up elementary os 6. I am new to Linux and am getting to the point of giving up because I'm spinning my wheels and ...
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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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Changing channel in router increases speed but only until next startup, how to do it permanently?

Very new to elementary Os and linux in general. I have an hp bs661tx laptop with realtek RTL8723DE wireless adaptor. So, I installed elementary a couple of days ago and found it very nice, except that ...
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WIFI problems in Huawei Matebook d15

I have had a lot of problems with the wifi driver when installing elementary os. This is my first time with linux, so I would appreciate the help. My notebook is a Huawei d15 Matebook, and I have ...
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Switched to Elementary OS last night, now my internet is insanely slow

So on pop!_OS I was pulling 275 Mbs yesterday. I switched to elementary and now can’t load the webpage that I did my initial speed test on yesterday because my browser is that bad. I’ll probably have ...