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Elementary OS Loki wifi will not connect 2018

I've got a fresh install of Elementary OS, and am unable to connect to wifi. Details below. Elementary OS Version: uname -ra Linux waynes-world 4.13.0-37-generic #42~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 7 ...
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Using WWAN on elementary OS

on my Lenovo Thinkpad X220 I have a WWAN module build in. 0bdb:1911 Ericsson Business Mobile Networks BV On Ubuntu (also Windows, but this doesn't matter) it is possible to use the network manger ...
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Built-in VPN connection failure

Nevermind! I would still like to know why it doesn't worked with the built-in client. But I just found out that the ShrewSoft VPN client is available through the Software Center. Ok, I start to love ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Network Manager update has triggered network pauses

With the ath9k driver, the recent Network Manager (1.10.14) update creates "pauses" in applications that use the network without buffering. In Terminal, using, say, ssh, one will type something and ...
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No 5 GHz wifi networks detected

I recently installed elementary OS Juno on my MacBook Pro 10,1 (Early 2013), dualbooting with MacOS. After initially not having any wifi at all after installation, I followed the instructions here ...
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Broken network after KVM installation

I have started to traverse through instructions on KVM installation without realising that I was not SSHing to my server and performing everything on my local machine. I have got as fas as installing ...
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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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BCM57780 ethernet link is always down

I'm struggling since a while with my NIC "Broadcom Limited NetLink BCM57780 Gigabit Ethernet PCIe" which can not be connected to any device using ethernet. The link is always down. I tried to change ...
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UFW and Elementary OS 5 - Juno

I have a new, fresh installation of Elementary OS 5 - Juno on a Razer Blade Stealth (2018). All of the updates have been applied (as of 02/02/19). I want to enable the firewall through System ...
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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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Connect to Windows via Samba - instant timeouts

I'm trying to connect ElementaryOS to a Windows laptop and nothing I've tried has worked. Even running gvfs-mount smb://192.168.1.x from the terminal results in "Error mounting location: Failed to ...
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“Sharing” in Settings, what is it?

I have browsed around for a while now looking for what the "Sharing" section in settings is. Is it Samba? or something else? Regardless, I have tried discovering a "shared" library with my phone, my ...
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how to Elementray os network metric settings

Can we set the interface metric in Microsoft windows with elementary OS? Thanks,
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Why does my wifi keep doing this?

This started happening after the OS update today. [ 1518.424042] ath: phy0: Unable to reset channel, reset status -22 [ 1518.434738] ath: phy0: DMA failed to stop in 10 ms AR_CR=0xffffffff ...
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Connect to network share on startup

So, my problem is that I have a Windows and Linux share I connect to for working with files and my web server each day, but having to open the network folders through Files every time I turn the ...
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How to stop leaked DNS for VPN?

I have Loki and I use Private Internet Access for my VPN. I couldn't get PIA's client to work on Loki so I used this method to install and it uses the network manager. It works great, but my DNS leaks....
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Cannot connect pptp vpn: Vpn service stopped

I'm trying to connect to a pptp vpn. but I keep getting the error "vpn service stopped" It used to work at beginning but then stopped working, and I don't know what exactly caused it to fail. I ...
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How to make sure the wireless network is the network whose status is used for the top bar

I have a successful wifi connection, yet the top bar is showing a network icon with an x on it (presumably indicating a bad network connection). I assume the cause is the two virtualbox networks I ...
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How to use a printer on a Windows PC from Loki

I have just installed eOS Loki on a PC that is on a LAN with a Windows 10 PC. I can see shared folders on the Win PC from eOS, but haven't been able to work out how to print to the printer that is ...
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How to use Pantheon File Manager to connect to Apple Time Capsule drive

I've setup my drive on time capsule and can successfully mount it manually with the following: mkdir ~/tcdrive sudo mount.cifs //MyTimeCapsule.local/Data ~/tcdrive/ -o username=myusername,sec=...
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Loki chose wired network profile

I have multiple wired network profiles. How can i chose one in the loki gui? In Freya it was easily possible via the network panel, all profiles were listed and I simply clicked on it to activate. In ...
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Sharing files linux to linux, or linux to windows

How do you share files in elementary OS? What is the install procedure for Samba? I cannot see elementary OS on my network at all, Linux or Win Really need to be able to stream content from Win to ...
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I can't get network-manager to connect to a network

Like I said, I don't know how to get the stock network manager to connect to a network. I am on a late 2010 MacBook Air, so I don't have an ethernet port. I need wifi to connect to the internet. ...
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Stuck at splash with “Waiting for network configuration”

I just restarted my Elementary OS and it is stuck at splash screen with a text Waiting for network configuration...
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Fresh Install on brand new computer, No network connectivity

I'm newish to linux based, so you may have to explain like I'm 5. my wifi card exists, I can choose my network and enter my password, but then network failed. My ethernet exists, I can choose it, ...
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Wired connection not working after update. Ethernet not listed in ifconfig

I upgraded elementary OS to 0.3 and the wired connection is not working anymore. When I first installed elementary OS, I had to follow these steps. But I noticed that the ethernet is not even listed ...
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Can't access internet but can ping

I have just installed Elementary OS on my laptop, and everything including the WiFi is working. I can do ping google.com and it also works (shows correct IP). However, when I try to actually go to ...
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How can I troubleshoot a “VPN connection failed”?

I'm trying to use Hola's full VPN feature. In their setup guide they give instructions only for Windows and Android, but I should be able to use that info on Linux as well, i.e. VPN server, username ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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. ...