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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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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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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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Losing IPv4 network connection after an hour

I have a small computer running ElementaryOS 5.1 Hera with an issue I am not yet able to explain. The IPv4 network connection stops working after a certain amount of operation, about an hour or so. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What’s the reason for the missing WiFi drivers on install media?

I’m currently trying to use the latest installation media, released yesterday for elementary (version 5.1). Currently it’s showing no signs of support (drivers) for WiFi network adapters. Are they ...
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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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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 OS Wifi not available

I often incur the issue that the Wifi connections are not shown. Neither is the WIfi functionality displayed in settings (see photos attached to this post). This occurs every 3-5 boots, and rebooting ...
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Shows that I have connections to internet using both wired and wireless, but unable to use internet or update via command line

I was using my laptop which has had ElementaryOS (bionic Inrelease) for a while and now I cannot get anything that requires internet connectivity to work, I am also struggling to find proper commands ...
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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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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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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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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 ...