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wifi cannot find any devices

i'm running elementary 5.1 on a huawei matebook 13 with Amd drivers. my WiFi cannot find any devices it's only working with wired connection
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Wifi not working in elementary os elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera

Wifi was working fine since I installed it, the LAN ethenret had a problem, but I solved that by installing a realtek 8125 driver, that worked fine too after that. But for some reason, after so many ...
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How to configure Wake on LAN?

I checked some Ubuntu documentation here to see how to configure WOL on an Elementary (5.1.7 Hera) machine with wired connection. I've checked the NIC supports WOL as stated in the article, enabled it ...
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Prevent users from deactivating network connection?

the network manager menu in the upper right corner of ElementaryOS provides a switch to deactive the network connection. In environments with network login this can cause freezing the current session. ...
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How to move vpn connection from ubuntu to elementary os

If i want to export vpn connection from networkmanager (ubuntu) what should i do? I already copied /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/.nmconnection file into my new elementary installation. But i ...
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Printer Brother MFC-J5730 no longer works

I have a printer Brother MFC-J5730 that has already worked on Elementary OS but suddenly it stops working, I can still control it via windows but not via OS. In cups i have the mention (idle, ...
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No ethernet connection (unmanaged)

I suddenly don't have any ethernet connection. Network manager says it's unmanaged. I checked that /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf has indeed managed=true. Also the command ifconfig only ...
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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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No Wireless, anywhere

Hey I'm super new to Linux and I do not know how to turn the Wireless on, the Wifi has this wierd symbol kind of like a sideways Bluetooth icon with a cross over it, any ideas how to fix it? Even in ...
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no lan port detected

I want to install Elementary Hera on a new build using a 3700x, 1660ti, and a gigabyte b550i motherboard. On my first attempt, the install went completely fine. But I had no wireless or wired internet ...
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Elementary OS ignoring router DNS?

I just installed elementary 5.1.6 on one of my computers. I use pi-hole as a network wide ad blocker in my house, it works on tablets, phones, laptops but it's not working on elementary OS. I have my ...
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Elementary does not work with my RTL8125 2.5GbE Controller

Installation of latest version goes without problem but Ethernet is not showing up as available networking option. Does Elementary support RTL8125 2.5GbE Controller at all?
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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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How to send message headers with libsoup in Vala?

I cannot for the life of me figure out how to append the headers to my get request. var session = new Soup.Session (); var msg = new Soup.Message ( "GET", "...
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Network Manager requires frequent restarting to access the internet when connected via a mobile hotspot

When connected to a mobile hotspot, after 15 minutes or so, I need to restart the Network Manager to access the internet. Wifi shows connected to the network but Firefox shows no internet. This ...
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Trouble installing L2TP vpn protocol on Elementary

I've been trying to install l2tp on my Elementary OS Hera machine. I haven't found any guide for this that is specific to Elementary, and while the related packages appear in my apt search, the option ...
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Unable to logout with network account (LDAP)

running elementary OS 5.1.6 Hera the logout doesn't work anymore after replacing the local account login by LDAP account login. journalctl reports Jul 17 15:35:01 eos wingpanel[4311]: EndSessionDialog....
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No wifi access points

Am i supposed to have wlan0 and wlan1? also, as you can see, i have no "access points" how can i connect to wifi?
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Installing elementary OS on Thinkpad X1C7 - has anyone done this? & did you have wifi problems?

I'm a noob and apologies if this a v basic question. I'm trying to install this on my new Thinkpad X1 C7, but when trying latest version on live, everything seems to be working okay except wifi is not ...
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Permanent Static Route to Device

Does anyone know how to make the following command permanent in Elementary OS? route add -host 192.168.1.1 dev wlp0s20f3 This route does exactly what I need, but its not permanent. A reboot of the ...
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Wifi turns on and off in irregular intervalson Lenovo Thinkpad T460

I just installed EOS Hera 5 on the Thinkpad T460 and EOS runs fine so far but for one issue: The wifi gets dropped and picks up in irregular intervals - which is more than annoying. I tried the ...
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can someone explain network printer on elementary?

Installed elementary os 5.1 and i find that all network printers connected to other computers (solus) are seen in elementary but disabled. strange thing is that they work for a while then they stop ...
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Is elementary a Good Choice for a Corporate Setting?

Would elementary os be a good choice of Linux distros for a corporate setting? I'm just curious.
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NFS Shares from my NAS doesn't appear at startup

I have tried all the examples on this forum but still no avail. I have nfs-common install and edited my /etc/fstab file with these lines to mount my two shares. 192.168.1.5:/data/Music /mnt/...
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Intel 8265 Stopped Working w/ ElemOS Loki

I've been using ElemOS Loki for the past few years just fine until today when my wifi card stopped working and can no longer connect to the internet (no ethernet port unfortunately). I've tried ...
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Error editing connection - Did not find a connection with UUID

Last 3 months i continuously using the elementary OS (elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera - with dual boot) for personal use. This is my first linux OS of my PC, and I am not using a linux version like before. I ...
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Error editing connection Unable to find a connection with UUID ('null')

When elementary loads the NIC does not have an IP and i need to manuuly configure it every boot. When trying to edit network connection through settings I get "did not find with UUID "" " How can I ...
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How can I remove wireless network, Which is already stored in the system

I am using elementary os 5.1.4 Hera version, In that, I am not getting the wireless network to forget option. In the previous version of elementary os wireless network forget option is there. This is ...
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Support for WireGuard in NetworkManager

As WireGuard is now becoming more used, and implemented, and available trough the main kernel, it would be nice to provide support for WireGuard in the network-settings (VPN), by upgrading the ...
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How to debug geolocation provider issues?

I cant get any geolocation on my elementary notebook. At first, I was trying to get the location when testing a mapping website using the Browser Geolocation API. Firefox and Chromium cant get any ...
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eOS 5.1 on new machine WIFI only works after suspend

I just bought a cheapo Chuwi Herobook Pro that has Win10 pre-installed. set up eOS 5.1 on dual boot, all works but for wifi. My machines wifi is a Realtek rtl8723be which has known issues with Linux. ...
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not able to connect to WIFI which has no PSK

if I want to connect to a WIFI its not prompting for the password and remains on encrypted? any hint? its not even possible if I set the SSID and PSK for a new network So I am only able to connect ...
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Problems with WiFi (unknown NIC)

I have just installed Elementary OS. I can only be connected to a wifi network if I am literally a less than a meter of the router. I can have a network with a wire and a USB port. If I run ifconfig ...
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Network bandwidth gets choked after a certain amount of uptime

When I boot, network operates as intended, when left for an extended period of time (12-24 hours+) I can't get a reliable network/internet connection when I return to the computer. I initially thought ...
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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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Cannot port 8080 forwading with VirtualBox

Are there any network/security "hidden" settings on Elementary that doesn't allow port 80 forwarding to VirtualBox? I have Ubuntu server 18.04 as the guest OS. I'm using PHP builtin server with this ...
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How to repair elementary os after removing libssl?

I wanted to install a lower version of libssl to install a lower version of Ruby so I removed libssl1.1 on bionic. BOOM many packages got removed, no I cant connect to the internet and don't even ...
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wired internet stops working after install VPN in windows on dual boot pc

I have a dual boot dell 5810 with windows and elementery os on different physical drives. everything was fine until i installed vpn on the windows installation. now my wired internet in elementery ...
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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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WiFi password request keeps cycling and won't connect

I'm using the latest version of elementary - HERA 5.1.2 - and it keeps asking for the password when I try to login to the home WiFi. I have previously had it connected so I'm confused as to why it ...
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Can't modify the network configuration

I can't change my network configuration. As you can see in the next image it is grey and I can't edit any option.
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wired connection problem

Help me please? I have no way to set up a wired connection, if this connection doesn't have DHCP. How can I fix it? It doesn't have any settings button.
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Atheros AR9485 works ONLY on live-media

MY SITUATION Recently I decided I wanted to change OS my Samsung NP270E5E, as Windows 10 was getting considerably slow and stuttery and I need it to be smooth enough to let me work without hiccups. ...
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DNS resolution to the local lan

I am new to eOS and really dig it. I noticed that my workstation (out of the box eOS) cannot resolve hosts on my lan. I have a small DNS Domain (lan.local) which I use to manage local machines like ...
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Prioritizing home DNS over public DNS?

I'm an elementary OS 5.1 user, and I self-host a few different applications including Jellyfin and Nextcloud on another Linux machine. Because I didn't want to have to use a different endpoint URL ...
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Adding NFS shares to FSTAB

Ive moved from Ubuntu to ElementaryOS and the only drawback I've had is with my NFS shares. I usually setup my NFS shares via FSTAB however I receive an error after trying to open the share. However ...
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Networking/Internet not working in Wine in Elementary OS Hera

Just started on Elementary OS and am really enjoying it. I am having trouble getting my file sharing app (BTSync) to work in Wine. It runs but doesn't see any other devices like it should. Here is ...
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Wifi service stops randomy

Elementary 5.1 Hera NetworkManager v 1.10.6 Lenovo Yoga 13 inch, Intel i5 My NetworkManager randomly drops wifi communications. Wifi signal strength drops to around 50% but a connection is indicated ...
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Atheros AR9271 just doesn't work!

So I have tried everything I know. I have also installed firmware-atheros as suggested in some other posts. I don't understand why my AR9721 USB Adapter isn't working because I seem to have ...
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WiFi issue on Elementary OS Lenovo

I have been heard that Lenovo devices commonly face the WiFi issue in Ubuntu. Is the same problems are there in Elementry OS? Thank you. I have tried the way in GitHub but it is not working well. ...

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