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eOS Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I just switched from windows to elementary OS Juno. My Ethernet works perfectly. I only have issue with the Wifi, I've been trying a bunch of drivers and no success yet. I ran the following commands: ...
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wifi not showing up at all

hi im still new to linux and just dual booted my hp 14-bs091tx with windows, after the installation (and when on the installation prompt) no wifi adapter showed up even when using terminal to turn on ...
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USB Boot Issue on Razer Blade Stealth 2020

So to first give you a bit of information: This is the first time im trying to use Linux. Im using a Razer Blade Stealth 2020 with an i7-10th Gen processor and an Nvidia GTX 1650ti Super-Max-Q. I ...
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Can't recover after sleep

I've got eOS (0.4.1 Loki) on my Desktop and Laptop at this time. On my Laptop when I leave it open for some time it goes to a stage like sleep, only I can't recover it. I am seeing a white underscore ...
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updated bcmwl-kernel-source : wifi no longer exists (wired network doesnt even show up)

Completely clean install of Odin. Wifi worked, but figured if there is an update, should get it. Updated bcmwl-kernel-source. Wifi no longer visible I tried un-installing bcmwl, no change.
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How to Upgrade From Elementary OS 5 to Elementary OS 6

I'm using Elementary OS 5 as main OS is there any way I can upgrade it to Elementary OS 6 without losing all of my data and configurations etc etc
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Why I can't install Elementary OS on HP laptop?

Please, help me. I can't install this beautiful OS. | My laptop: HP 250 G6 | x64 | RAM: 2x8 (16GB) | CPU: i3-7020U | GPU: Intel HD Graphics 620 | SSD: 256GB | HDD: 150GB | Photo of Errors: https://i....
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Stuck in Bootloop after the first boot

It's my first post, so kindly correct me if there's any mistake. I've recently installed elementary os on my laptop: 4GB RAM AMD processor R5 graphics After the very first boot, the device asked ...
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Is there a list/source of stable kernels?

I am experiencing the dreaded "wake from suspend" issues that seem endemic to Linux and laptops, and am basically going through a long list of different solutions googling has gotten me to ...
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Asus K501UX Touchpad starts working with 30 seconds delay after sleep mode

I installed Elementary OS yesterday as the first Linux in my life, so I'm total newbie here. I have a small problem with my touchpad. After I open my laptop and log in I have to wait some time because ...
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Elementary OS won't boot up after installing

I installed Elementary OS on my HP Pavillon 15 with i7-1165G7 and Nvidia MX450 and it won't boot up after installation. I get an error on the black screen saying something like rtw_pci: failed to wait ...
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Nvidia drivers for Loki on an optimus system do not seem to work

I followed the instructions here How to install nvidia graphics driver for nvidia 820m on loki? however if I run sudo prime-select nvidia glxgears I get X Error of failed request: BadValue (...
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Touch pad controls

Just installed Elementary on my laptop, switching from Win 10, and I was wondering if there was a way to enable touchpad controls such as swiping up to open multi-task view, swiping side to side to ...
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Problems with boot after installation

I'm trying to install elementary OS on a laptop with a windows 8.1 instalation. I wanted to erase everything from the windows installation and then install nicely the elementary OS on it. I've ...
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Fan control in HP folio 13 with coolsense for windows installed

I have a HP laptop which has the coolsense software installed. I haven't found information about if elementary OS has this type of software or similar to avoid high temperature in the machine. Anyone ...
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How I make my laptop running elementary OS display normally, rather than only a few shades of colours?

When booting into elementary OS 7 Horus (with disk encryption) on my laptop normally, the disk unlock screen is displayed. After entering my decryption key, it loads into tty7, where it briefly ...
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Elementary OS is slow and unstable

I've installed Elementary OS for web development and android development. I usually work with Vscode, terminal and multiple chrome tabs opened. I'm pretty sure that my laptop can handle it. I face ...
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Bootmenu hangs on laptop when exteral USB device is connected

I've got my laptop installed with Windows 10 and Elementary OS. First I installed Windows and second Elementary OS so I get a boot menu from Elementary OS. I have got an external mouse connected on a ...
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Cannot resize partition

Good morning, I have only Elementary installed on my computer and I need to resize (increase) the boot partition. That means to decrease the main partition (900GB) and then increase the other one. I ...
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Is elementaryOS 5.1 "Hera" supported on Intel 10th Gen Mobile Processors?

I want to try out elementaryOS on my new laptop. But it is very new, and I don't think the kernel included in Ubuntu 18.04 (v5.3) supports its processor (Intel Core i3-1005G1). Is it true? Does ...
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Can i use Elementary with the laptop close?

Im using a Dell G3 3590 laptop, and I want to use it to work, but I would like to use my 2 monitors and have the laptop closed, do you know if this is possible?
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Odin 6.0 not booting on Intel Tiger Lake laptop

I just got a new Intel Tiger Lake laptop with the 1135G7 cpu and the latest Odin ISO does not boot - it appears to go to black screen with non responsive keyboard - cannot switch to TTY etc. Tried ...
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How to change closing lid behavior on AC and batter on Elementary Juno

I want to change lid closing behavior on Juno to: When power is connected and the laptop lid is closed, a screen lock or nothing. With the power off (on battery) and closing the laptop lid - suspend. ...
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Hibernation on elementaryOS

I am trying to let my XPS 13 7390 hibernate when closing the lid. I followed this guide to set my system up to do this. But I think it is not working properly. When I run sudo systemctl suspend-then-...
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How to change laptop lid close behaviour (to not suspend when the lid is closed)

In other OSes, in the power settings I am able to configure a laptop's 'Close lid' behaviour. Options are like: Hibernate Sleep Power off Do nothing I do not see such an option in elementary OS ...
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Cannot shut down and CPU fan goes crazy

I've installed Elementary OS Loki on my laptop yesterday. At the beginning everything was OK. But last night after some installation and system updates I cannot shutdown Elementary OS. When I ...
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Problem in shutting down elementaryos

I can't shutdown my laptop running elementaryOS Hera 5.1.4. Whenever I try to shut it down the screen goes off,there is no sound but the power-indicator stays on until I switch it off using the power ...
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Laptop display not recognized - Dual boot elementary and Windows 10

So I recently bought a laptop : i7-6700HQ 16Go DDR4 Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 SSD 250Go HDD 2To It came without any installed operating system and I would like to run both Win10 and ...
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Why is my eOS running slow on my laptop?

I'm new to the OS and to Linux in general and I would like to know why is my laptop running eOS so slow (even slower than it ran Windows) Specs: AMD A10-8700P, 8GB DDR3, 5400RPM 1Tb HHD and Radeon R6 ...
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How do I remove copy/paste touchpad controls from elementary OS Loki?

After installing elementary OS Loki on my laptop (Lenovo Flex 3), when I press towards the middle of the click bar on my touchpad, it will copy or paste depending on the location. I've gone into ...
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How to get elementary os to stay awake

I have elementary os 5.0 Loki installed on a Dell Latitude e6410. This machine will not stay awake whether it's on battery or plugged in! I will go and set the sleep time to never in power settings ...
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experience with eOS and Lenovo Thinkpad x1 carbon

as mentioned in a previous post I am testing elementary os in a VM for a couple of days now to test if I can leave Windows... hopefully forever :) there are some small points which I already ...
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Dell laptop boot with ethernet doesn't allow for Wifi when disconnected from ethernet [duplicate]

When I boot my Dell E5440 laptop, I often have it docked (Dell docking station) and connected via ethernet. Network settings doesn't show that wifi is an available option when the computer is booted ...
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ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE Can't Install OS, Goes Straight to TTY1 and Can't Use sudo Commands

I am trying to install Elementary OS on my ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE. I have disabled fast boot and secure boot in BIOS. I used a 32 GB flash drive and flashed it with the ISO file using Rufus. When I ...
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How enable hibernation in Elementary Juno? [duplicate]

I try with pm-hibernate but don't work. My laptop is Asus Tuf Gaming
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HP 14" latptop a good choice for elementary OS - Model 14-cf1015cl

I would like to get a smallish laptop for home computing and web app dev. I am new to elementary OS but would like to use linux. Will I be able to get elementary OS running on this machine? SPECS: ...
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Unexpected Shutdown

Today and before have encountered unexpected shutdown. My laptop have a new battery, because the old one died, but this also happened to me with this. I see that this happen to me when the system ...
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WiFi disconnects after a period of time

Since updating to release-juno, from release-loki, the wifi disconnects after a period of time (around 15-20 minutes). I'm using a Toshiba Satellite. I've checked the power settings, and when plugged ...
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Touchpad Locks After Inactivity Period [duplicate]

I have a Compaq 21N121AR Laptop and this is my problem: After I make a mouse movement and my finger leaves the mouse touchpad, my touchpad goes in a kind of "Sleep Mode" and it takes a few "swipes" to ...
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Slow start after suspend

So basically the trouble its that every time that i wake the laptop, after i put my password it stays in this black screen for 4-7 seconds, i was thinking that this was because i was using a hdd, but ...
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Installing elementary OS in asus zenbook flip ux360

I am planning to buy asus zenbook flip ux360. I will be running Linux on it and would really appreciate if anyone can share their experience of running elementary OS on it. Here is the link to the ...
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elementary OS 5.0 Juno doesn't start after sleep

I have installed elementary OS 5.0 Juno on my laptop and after a while working , when I actually leave it in sleep mode , it doesn't starts normally. The only way I could turn on was to shut down ( ...
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Laptop unable to resume after suspend [Juno on Asus A54C, i3 2.2ghz, 8gb ram, SSD]

If the computer goes into suspend, through the power button, closing the lid, or inactivity, I cannot get it to come back to life. My only recourse is to power cycle the laptop. I am unsure where ...
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ASUS VivoBook W202na : Will it run

Am interest installing the Juno. Just want to make sure it will run smoothly on this laptop or not. I have the VivoBook W202na. Changing over from Windows 10 because of poor performance. "Display 11....
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Juno - HP PAVILION 15 - No WiFi after installation

I did a fresh install in a laptop, and I have no WiFi. I don't have the option neither. I ran the command lspci and I saw my network controllers is RTL8821CE. I also ran sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-...
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How to Install Driver for Realtek RTL8822BE in Juno

I'm a total newb to Linux, and I'm not that computer savvy in the first place. Please forgive me if this question is merely an advertisement for my ignorance. I managed to get eOS Juno installed on ...
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Dell XPS 15 9560. Installed to Corsair Voyager GTX USB-SSD. Stuck at black flashing cursor

So I booted up ElementaryOS in a VM, and I installed the OS onto the USB as you would install it to a regular SSD/HDD. So I have a portable USB OS. Pretty neat! Except that it doesn't work after ...
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Battery consumption

Elementary OS is installed on my hard disk drive. All the Debian based Linux distros I have tried out, including Elementary have one common issue - the battery consumption is huge, compared to the ...
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Laptop doesn't suspend on lid close

I have 2018 laptop with i5-8300h and Elementary OS 5. It doesn't suspend on lid close. However if I press button on the screen it suspends normally. I have tried to configure logind.conf but nothing ...
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Asus TUF FX504 Touchpad not working

As the title says the touchpad is not working. I currently have the Kernel version 4.15.0-42-generic installed. The fix is in the Kernel version 4.19.0 from Ubuntu's MainlineBuilds: http://kernel....