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Dell laptop boot with ethernet doesn't allow for Wifi when disconnected from ethernet [duplicate]

When I boot my Dell E5440 laptop, I often have it docked (Dell docking station) and connected via ethernet. Network settings doesn't show that wifi is an available option when the computer is booted ...
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Slow smb mounts [closed]

So I mapped my network drives to my machine. The server transfer speeds are fine, but it takes a long time to load the folders. like its doing a "mount -a" evry time I open a folder. Here you can see ...
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My wifi has stopped working, unclaimed network?

Like the title says, my wifi card seems to have stopped working. My ethernet is working fine though. The results from my lshw -C network are as followed *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network ...
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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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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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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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Cannot connect to network - Keeps asking for Password

I recently tried to dual boot Elementary OS with Windows 7. I can see WiFi networks but when I try and connect to them, it asks for the password then tries to connect. After a while it stops and asks ...
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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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Realtek RTL8101 Wi-Fi services on Loki (elementary OS 0.4)

Realtek RTL8101/2/6E PCI EXPRESS FAST/GIGABIT Ethernet Controller Laptop is Hp-r014-tx
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Wi-Fi doesnt work after update

My wi-fi stopped working. I used to have this problem from time to time and service network-manager restart was always enough to fix it, but after system update the wi-fi doesn't work at all even ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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,