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cannot connect to wifi though connection is visible

i have recently installed a recent elementary os, everything seems fine, except for the fact that i cannot connect to a wifi connection. if i do nmcli d wifi list, it lists a connection, but with a ...
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Question about wired connection settings

Under network settings-> wired -> advanced settings -> General tab, there is a setting that says "All users may connect to this network" I was wondering if this needs to be on for wired connection to ...
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Wifi unable to connect Juno 5.0

Wifi is able to detect my AP but not able to connect. It tries to connect for a few seconds before being dropped with an error prompt "Disconnected Wireless Network" Using wireless RTL8188EE wireless ...
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Why is dns not working with my new Elementary Os Juno install working?

I just did a fresh install of Juno on my laptop and I am not able to browse. I am able to ping my router and am even able to ping google.com by the IP address, but not by host. I'm concluding this ...
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Ethernet always turned off after waking from sleep

I'm not sure why this is happening, but my desktop install of elementaryOS Juno has been toggling off my ethernet connection every time I wake my computer up. It's been infuriating having to toggle my ...
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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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I can not use my wifi connection although it is connected

I just installed Elementary OS to my laptop, it is an Alienware. When I was in the installation process, it asked which wifi it should connect and after confirming password it installed everything ...
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Running two browsers with separate network interfaces

I need to connect to the internet via wifi connection with firefox while maintaining ethernet connection to another router via second separate firefox setup installed with snap. How do i do such a ...
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Wired connection won’t work (sometimes it connects but never navigates)

I recently installed the latest version of Elementary OS, but my wired internet connection is not working. My network card is an Intel I219-V. Like I said, sometimes it connects and recognizes the ...
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How to move files on the network server?

I'm trying to copy and paste folder on the mounted network server, and receive the following error: That is probably because of permissions, where can I configure them? If not permissions, then what ...
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Machine suspends even if it is not [duplicate]

the elementary I use, goes into suspend mode even though I'm configuring not to do that. Just leave the monitor set to shut down in 15 minutes. The problem is that I always leave some activity ...
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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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How to make the network uninterrupted when the system is locked on elementary os

Sometimes, I need to lock the elementary os and let some jobs can still work. But I found when I lock the elementary os for a while (> 2h), the network will interrupt. I need the network uninterrupted ...
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Elementary crashes router when plug in Ethernet cable; Windows, no problem

I've already tried this more than twice. I can connect my laptop via Ethernet cable to the router on Windows, but when I do so on Elementary, the router instantly crashes and reboots. I can use WiFi ...
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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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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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Remember pw to NAS

I always have to enter credentials when accessing my WD NAS eventhoug I choose the option to "remember forever" why is that - it's pretty annoying? Love the distro though!!
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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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WiFi issues on 2017 MacBook Air [duplicate]

So I just installed elementary 5.0 on my MacBook Air (2017), from a Flash Drive, and while the network connection seemed to work perfectly during installation, and while it saved the network info ...
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LinSSID does not work

I've installed LinSSID by the "Applications" graphical interface but it doesn't launch. LinSSID shows up in the dock for a while with no window on the screen. I've uninstalled it, thanks to the ...
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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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Selected Wifi in menu bar differs from System Settings>Network page

When looking at the list of wifi networks in the menu bar's wifi icon it seems to show (as indicated by the check mark) that I am connected to a network that I am not actually connected to. The system ...
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Where do I put - in which file, to persist routing rule (sudo ip r a IP via 192.168.1.1) on reboot,I just added?

So where do I put this rule? Can I do it with Network manager GUI application? If so how do I do it?
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Juno - No Internet Connection

I have just completed doing a clean installation of Juno. Despite having been connected to my home WiFi during the installation (from live USB), once fully installed, the OS could not connect to the ...
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Network and VPN consistently disconnect after locking screen for twenty minutes

With Elementary OS 5 "Juno" 64 bit GNU/Linux installed on my three gaming PCs, I learned that both my Gigabit Ethernet and 802.11 dual-band AC Wi-Fi keep disconnecting and my VPN encrypted tunnel ...
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Juno no wireless after upgrading from loki

I've just installed Juno and wireless networking is not working. Clicking the networking item in the top right, it just gives a switch for Wired and the Network settings... items. There is no entry ...
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Add Netflix servers on proxy exception list

Based on the conversation here these urls need to be on exception list ^https?://([A-Za-z0-9.-]*\.)?nflximg\.com\.?/ ^https?://([A-Za-z0-9.-]*\.)?nflxvideo\.net\.?/ ^https?://[\d+(\.\d+){3}/]*/[0-9]...
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How to connect HP6700 wireless printer to Elementary Loki

I have a HP6700 wireless network printer and want to connect my elementary laptop using the wireless connection but have not found a way to do this. Does anyone have any advice?
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Wifi connection is weak (rtl8723be)

My laptop's WiFi card is rtl8723be. It keeps disconnecting even when the hotspot is two metres away. Please help :)
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startup with vpn connected

At startup, computer connects to network automatically. Can I also have computer start with vpn connected/connect as the next step automatically?
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No wifi on Macbook Pro mid 2010

I'm switching to Linux to save my old 2010 Macbook, since it is almost unusable with the newer versions Mac OS. I just finished setting up Elementary OS, but the wifi will not work. During setup, I ...
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Problems when recognizing wifi connection

I recently installed elementary on my laptop, but the wifi is recognized with a low signal percentage although it is on the side of the modem and when I am a bit far away it does not even recognize it....
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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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Wi-fi network completely disables when I close lid (suspend)

My wi-fi completely disables not allowing me to enable it again (see photo) when I close the lid of my laptop. I found a post regarding the same issue but the solution posted there did not work for ...
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How can I disable networking and bluetooth indefinetly?

On my laptop I'm only holding high sensitive data. I want to disable the OS from going online or connecting to bluetooth devices at all and indefinetly. I want it to be impossible to go online with ...
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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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Wireless Network not working after Installation

I have just installed Elementary OS. My WiFi is not working. There are tons of solutions out there, and i have no idea which will work. Rather than trying all of them, it would be nice to have a ...
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How to connect to FritzBox NAS

I want to connect to Fritz NAS over smb protocol. In Ubuntu it is easy. Menu > File > Connect to server > "smb://fritz.box" Then username and password. And I am in. How to do it with ...
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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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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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Ethernet isn't show correctly on GUI

I've updated my kernel recently and that got Ethernet support all messed up (meaning: the hardware was saw by the system, but I couldn't connect to any network). I fixed that by including the ...
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Windows / smb share

To start, this OS is really great. I only have 1 rather big problem. I can not save files to my Ubuntu server. Connecting to a smb share or sftp share is not a problem with the 'files' app. I can ...
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Add Cisco VPN with login credentials an group name

To log in to the server of a client of mine, I need to make a VPN connection. On Ubuntu I managed to do this quite easily following the steps as described here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/31100/...
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Network Sharing

I And My Friend Both Have eOS installed And We Want To Enable Network Sharing So We Can Access each other's files. Since We Both Are New To eOS We Don't Know How To Do That Can Any One Please Explain ...
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Change network profile

I have multiple network profiles, (one for DHCP another for fixed ip for my work, another fixed ip profile for config specific hardware.. etc etc.. Any Way to change wired network profiles like WIFI ...
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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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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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Slow speeds accessing NAS over SMB/AFP?

I have media stored on a Synology NAS attached to my router. This is accessed by both PCs and laptops running Windows and Linux - some through a switch to the router, some wirelessly, and some via ...
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Is there a built-in graphical way to set the DNS on elementaryOS Loki?

Is there a way to set the used DNS in elementaryOS Loki in a graphical manner? The following is the only working way that I have found to change the DNS when using DNSCrypt... Editing /etc/resolv....