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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 ...
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Elementary OS Loki proxy settings

My connection is through proxy server. I managed to set the proxy server with my user name and my password and port 8080. I am able to do updates, upgrades and install packages. I even use TeamViewer ...
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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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What do the three dots on the network icon mean?

Trying to diagnose my sudden lack of wifi, but I have no idea what this icon means.
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How can I disable Airplane Mode?

I have a problem with Airplane Mode (AM) in elementary OS Loki (latest release, updated as of today). I am not sure whether this is a Gnome issue (see for instance this thread), a Pantheon issue or ...
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Wired and Wireless issue

On Live CD everything works well. But after installation and several system updates via AppCenter Wireless has become unstable (drops connection) and Wired doesn't work although I returned to 4.4.0-...
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Photo icon preview from SMB network share [closed]

Using 0.4 Loki, if I browse 'entire network' to my SMB servers, it defaults to connection by ftp. In this case jpg files don't have an icon preview, and if the file is loaded from the network share, ...
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Loki 0.4 - network-manager applet shows disconnected after docker installation

Hi I'm new to elementary os. I had network-manager says my wifi connected perfectly. I installed docker, now network-manager reports wired network disconneted (though wifi is working correctly). Is ...
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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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Virtualbox host-only device changes network indicator state

Problem description: When I start my computer, network (wired) connects normally, and displays as "connected" icon in the indicator bar. Everything seems to be working fine. Next, I'll open my ...
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NetworkManager is delaying my boot. How can I solve it without breaking functionality?

After a recent update or maybe after connecting to a TTLS wifi network my boot time increased in 10 seconds. I could make it faster by disabling "Connect automatically to this network" on the ...
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Network sharing with OSX

How can I create a network share between Elementary OS and OS/X? In OS/X I see no hint of Elementary on the network. In Elementary I see two entries for my MBP under Network|Entire Network. Both of ...
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Cannot connect to my VPN service

"Failed to request VPN secrets #3: No agents were available for this request" I tried reinstalling openvpn and network manager, and tried different ovpn profiles and made sure I entered the correct ...
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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 on MacBook Pro (12,1 - Early 2015)

After following instructions in a number of other threads, I am still unable to get the built-in WiFi on my 13" MacBook Pro (12,1) to show up or work under the latest version of elementaryOS. ...
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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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http://blog.elementary.io/ direct to https://www.datenschutz.de/?

why http://blog.elementary.io/ direct to https://www.datenschutz.de/ ? is it normal ? date 2016 10 24
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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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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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SOLVED Problem Broadcom 43142 wifi

I'm on Elementary OS 0.4 and i've a problem with the wifi connection, i tryied to fix it with all i've found on the web, but it still doesn't work. With " lshw -C network " i got that: *-network ...
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Loki - no VPN connections in network-manager tray applet [closed]

In network-manager i can only select wireless and wired networks as well as hidden but not VPN. To connect to VPN I have to go to system settings and connect from there. How do I add VPN menu option ...
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Wifi has odd behavior

I´m using a HP Stream 13 which has a Realtek RTL8723BE (or similar) wifi/bluetooth chip with elementary OS Loki 0.4. Wifi is always working after reboot of system. Sometimes my network show great ...
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How to use media shares in loki

After enabling media shares in switchboard, I would expect to see my machine in the networks section in pantheon-files on another eOS loki machine in my network. I cannot find it anywhere. How do I ...
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Cannot connect to internet from USB dongles in elementary os loki

I used elementary os freya and did a fresh install to elementary os loki yesterday night. Now I'm unable to use USB Modems ( usb dongles) for connecting to the Internet. In Freya there was no trouble ...
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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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Loki Proxy wont save settings. [closed]

I am trying to change the proxy settings but after I hit apply and close the dialog box it resets the settings back to default after about 10 seconds. I need the proxy to access the internet on my ...
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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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How to properly set up a DSL(PPPOE) connection with ipv6 in Loki?

I don't know where to ask this, so I'm asking it here. Situation: dynamic IPv6 addresses from ISP, wired modem, home computer. Symptoms: many web pages don't load; no software is shown in AppCenter ...
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Mobile Broadband missing in Loki [closed]

Mobile Broadband is missing in network manager. Hardware is not detected. Updating kernel brings it partially back and makes configuration possible, but does not provide a selection option in network ...
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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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How to downgrade libnl packages to fix network manager?

In May my elementary OS network stopped working. I cannot connect to wifi or Ethernet. It seems the last update caused the network problem. Looking for the solution I came across this How can I fix ...
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Can I connect to my VPN through GUI in Loki beta

Is it still possible to connect through the network applet somehow? I installed network-manager-openvpn-gnome, but I can't find anything in the network settings. There is only the "Proxy" option under ...
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Wifi networks not detected in elementary OS. Ethernet working

My problem is that wifi networks in the vicinity are not detected even though the wifi module is (apparently) turned on, and ethernet is working fine (I had to get that working manually as well): I ...
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Low wifi strength on Loki

Is there any wifi strength related bug on Loki or Ubuntu 16.04? I've been experiencing low strength and therefore low speed. I'm on a fresh Loki installation running on an HP Laptop with a Realtek ...
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Network-Adapter doesn't get used by system

I recently reinstalled Elementary OS (Freya 0.3.2) on my Laptop, but how ever the Networking seems not to work properly. I've got a "Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter" which gets ...
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Wifi connectivity issue during the installation of Freya

I wanted prove this linux distro (I heard good things about it), but I'm having this problem with the wifi connection: it simply doesn't work, both during installation and after i have installed the ...
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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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ElementaryOS 0.3.2 AMD64; Macbook Air 2008: Wifi after installing

I have the same problems that several people had before. Wifi ain't working. However, installing the libnl-3-200 libnl-route-3-200 and libnl-genl-3-200 did not work, nor did downgrading. At first ...
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Disconnect vs Disable Networking?

What does disconnecting from a connection do vs disabling networking?
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using tcp wrappers

editing my hosts.allow to allow and deny access to special services. At last restart service without rebooting the system. Try killall -HUP inetd or killall -HUP xinetd The answer inetd: no ...