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Newbie question about Edimax EW-7811UN

I recently installed elementary 0.4 and I haven't downloaded os updates yet. The Edimax EW-7811UN wi-fi usb dongle works right off the bat with elementary. Problem is, it also used to work with ...
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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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How do I configure a VLAN interface to start at boot?

I successfully used the Ubuntu Wiki page to configure a VLAN interface manually, but I want this to take place at boot. How can this be done?
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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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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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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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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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Loss eth0 after update [closed]

I lost eth0 after the last update. Output of cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID="elementary OS" DISTRIB_RELEASE=0.2.1 DISTRIB_CODENAME=luna DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="elementary OS Luna" Output of `uname -r ...
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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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Wi-Fi suddenly disappeared

I've been using eOS for few years now on the same machine and all works fine. However today, for no apparent reason, there is no wi-fi network support. The Network Manager doesn't even suggest wi-fi ...
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How to configure Internet access ONLY through OpenVPN connection

How to completely block access to the Internet directly, without OpenVPN? All traffic must go through VPN connection, including DNS, TCP, UDP, etc. I want to prevent any leaks that may occur due to ...
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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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Wired connection doens't work (RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller)

I'm new to linux and elemtaryOS, sorry for that ;) I'm trying to describe my issue. My wireless connection works fine, but I want to switch to wired connection because of the speed. If I try to ...
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Wifi Not Working Elementary Os Loki 0.4.1

I installed Elementary OS 0.4 about 2-3 months ago. Currently I am dual-booting it with Ubuntu 16.10, Lubuntu 16.04, and Deepin 15.4. My wifi (I haven't checked ethernet) does not work on any of them! ...
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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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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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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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How do I create a simple SMB file share?

I'm not interested in cloud storage or anything like that, I just need to share out a folder so that OS X and Windows clients can connect to it. Connecting to shares FROM Elementary OS seems to be ...
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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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Network printer add Loki system settings printers [duplicate]

I have installed Loki 64 bits a couple of days ago in my Dell Inspiron 1501. I used Ubuntu for more than ten years, so I think I could install the network printer the same way. The problem is that the ...
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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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VPNC & network-manager

I don't seem to be able to add VPNC connections in the network manager. I've installed vpnc and vpnc-scripts, neither has added the VPNC option to the menu to add a VPN connection. I can run vpnc from ...
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How to install Realtek 8723BE wifi driver?

Just installed Elementary OS on an HP Stream notebook and the wifi will not connect. It detects the network, asks for a password sometimes, but never connects. Had the same problem in Lubuntu. I think ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Network Manager Restart Script Issue

I've created a script to restart the network manager using #!/bin/bash sudo service network-manager restart I've named the file network-restart.sh and ran chmod +x network-manager.sh to set ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I connect to two networks (wired and Wi-Fi) at the same time?

at office i need to connect to local resources through wired network and internet thought wifi. I had tried enabling settings/network/ethernet/advanced settings/IPv4/Routes/Use this connection only ...
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Bluetooth not working with Ralink RT3290

Just got a WiFi adapter for my laptop and WiFi is working correctly in elementary OS.But Bluetooth is not showing and shows as if there are no Bluetooth adapters installed. Output of sudo lshw -c ...
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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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how to Elementray os network metric settings

Can we set the interface metric in Microsoft windows with elementary OS? Thanks,
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No WiFi with Loki and Intel Dual Band AC 3168 card

I am attempting to make the switch from Windows to Linux, and decided to give Elementary a try. I installed Loki, but I and unable to get WiFi working. It did not work when I booted from the install ...
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How can I make the OS treat a Network drive as local?

I am kinda new to linux, so forgive me for being rather useless with linux. I am trying to configure my media PC with linux instead of windows since windows kept crashing. Anyway, I have downloaded ...
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How to set wifi driver settings to prefer 5 GHz channel over 2.4 GHz

I pretty much just want to ask this exact question: askubuntu forum only for elementary (freya). I cant figure out how to do it with the normal network settings. As the solution in the askubuntu ...
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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....
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Mounted windows network folders do not show in open save box on native apps

I have a NAS which I built using OMV as the OS with all my music documents e.t.c. The folders from the NAS are shared via SAMBAI installed gigolo so that certain folders from my NAS are mounted when ...
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RT8188eu driver problems (very old bug)

After official kernel update, my rt8188eu chipset was not working on desktop machine. There was no wifi option in network settings. So I downloaded the driver from GitHub and compiled myself, and it ...
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Network manager does not show Mobile Broadband

I have an internal Mobile Broadband network card on my laptop but the network manager does not pick it up. I only see WIred and Wireless.
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Unable to add printer

I am unable to add a printer as the 'Add' button is greyed out. Its an HP Deskjet 3520 - I'd like to connect to it wirelessly.
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Automatically create WiFi hotspot after boot

Elementary allows for creation of WiFi hotspot in "network settings" menu. However, the Hotspot mode is turned off at every boot. How to make Elementary automatically create WiFi Hotspot at launch, if ...
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'no' internet connection within appcenter

Ive setup my little debianserver as a dhcp/dns server using dnsmasq. Everything is working perfectly fine, i do get an internal address assigned. I have a connection to the internet. The dns servers ...