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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 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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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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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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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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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. ...