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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....
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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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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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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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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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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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How to remove Hotspot profile from ElementaryOS network settings

A few weeks ago i was messing around with creating a Hotspot but after testing it i didn't want to have it anymore, now every time my laptop starts it automatic login to the test Hotspot i created, i ...
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Wireless problem (it results always disabled)

I'm new in Linux and ElementaryOS world, so I'm a little noob I have a HP 250 G3, and I installed ElementaryOS in dual boot with WIndows 10. The problem regards WiFi connection: even if "Wireless" ...
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How to disable built-in wifi and use only USB wifi card?

As soon as I inserted my USB card it was simple plug and play. So, when I connected to my AP both card (internal and USB) would connect to it. My access point will show two devices connected to it (...
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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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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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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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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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Can't activate wireless from WingPanel

I am facing a problem in that after turning off wireless I can not reactivate from the wingpanel! When I click on the wireless switch in the network nothing happens and I have to enter network ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Cpu usage 50% because of network activity

Why is the cpu(celeron g1840) usage 50% and more (not reported as a system process) because of network activity to keeton.canonical.com, ftp.bit.nl and others?(os is loki) I tracked it down up to: ...
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How can I use my Wi-Fi (Broadcom BCM43142)?

I have tried several things but it doesn't work.
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No ethernet connection

I recently upgraded to the Loki release with a fresh install on my Thinkpad S540 without much initial problems. Today I had to use a wired connection for the first time and to much surprise the ...
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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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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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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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Network not working after i close lid of Dell XPS 9550

So, i have a 2016 Dell XPS 9550, 4K screen , i7, 32gb Ram and a 1TB M2 SSD. Elementary runs blazingly fast as my native OS. But i have a small bug, when i either have my dell dock plugged in via USB ...
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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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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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No ethernet/internet

Tried to add to the question below, but I don't have the rep yet, so new question No Internet connection after an updte OS Loki Short version: triple boot Win XP, Xubuntu, elementary. Network won't ...
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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 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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Stuck on Boot After Joining Microsoft Active Directory Domain

I installed Centrify and joined an Active Directory domain but now it just stays on the bootup screen. I'm using Loki. I'm unsure how I can reach a recovery console.
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Empty window popping up after resume from suspend

After resuming from sleep (i.e. opening the laptop lid) an otherwise empty window is on top with title "..." and a spinner as content. How can I get rid of this?
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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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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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Need advice about custom drivers for Realtek RTL8188ee

My NIC is a Realtek RTL8188ee. I'd noticed my browsing speeds on Ubuntu (well, elementary) were slower than on Windows. I did some searching and found this page on GitHub which claims this 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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Slow Internet connection (WiFi) while using elementary OS Loki (Ralink RT3060)

My Internet connection is painfully slow and irregular on elementary OS Loki. I'm connected to the Internet via WiFi through a PCI antenna. What I experience is that I get disconnected from time to ...