Questions tagged [networking]

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How can I Adjust UTC/Local Time Zone

Because Windows uses local time as their base, I need to set elementary OS to also run in local time or it screws up my Windows 10 time setting and updates. How can I get elementary OS to run on local ...
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Wireless issues Freya vs (Ubuntu & Windows) [closed]

I have a 5Ghz wifi network with an SSID of 'spark1_5', but my desktop with ElementaryOS Freya (Kernel 3.19) does not see it. spark1_5 is on channel 132 of the 5Ghz spectrum. Upon running iwlist wlan0 ...
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Kernel version in Loki (0.4)? Support for Atheros WiFi hardware

I recently purchased a new laptop by Acer, part of the Aspire E15 lineup, and it seems that the WiFi hardware is not supported with the kernel that is being used by Freya. Since Elementary is an ...
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wifi drops signal, but indicator shows connected

I have an HP Stream 11 Netbook, that I used to run Xubuntu on for about half a year. I decided to switch to freya, but have been having connectivity problems. The WiFi signal will drop out, but the ...
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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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What is the login popup for and how do I disable it? [duplicate]

I'm talking about this annoying thing whenever I disconnect from the Internet. It fixes itself when I reconnect to the Internet and I can move it out of the way and still proceed with my activities, ...
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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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How to transfer files between Freya and Windows? [duplicate]

I dont want to use Bluetooth. Which i feel slow to transfer. I wan to share my files from Freya to windows. And just like we can do in Ubuntu.I need to share files through wifi or LAN. Any idea to ...
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U-Link 802.IIN Wireless Issue on Freya

I have just installed the latest version, 0.3.1 Freya 32 bit, but cannot get my usb wireless adaptor to work. It is a U-Link 802.llN adaptor and the supplied drivers are RTL8192EU. Any ideas? ======...
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Double “Network”? [duplicate]

I have two Network in system setting, how to remove one
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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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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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Where is the printer sharing setting dialog?

HP Laserjet 2100 with parallel port connection connected. Freya sees it fine and prints fine. But I want to share it with the LAN, but I can't find any settings to make the printer discoverable. CUPS,...
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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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Certain web content being blocked

For a few months now I've been having this issue where sometimes content from websites are blocked. A few examples are scripts being blocked so I'm unable to log in to certain websites, on Android ...
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Network icon missing in Freya wingpanel

I have tried everything in this thread and I have asked on Reddit but I am unable to get the network icon back. Please help.
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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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Bridge wlan0 to eth0 without DHCP

I'm currently trying to set up an access point in my lounge, using my Sony Vaio with elementary OS installed. I have successfully created an access point & can connect to the Internet that way ...
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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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elementary OS makes my router reboot, why?

I'm not totally sure if it is only elementary OS or all Linux distributions. I been seeing this for months but do not have a clue about the reason. When I use a computer with elementary, my router ...
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Can't connect to Internet. Networks not being detected. Fresh installation

I can't connect to the internet on my ASUS Desktop ROG G20AJ PC. I believe it has something to do with not having the correct drivers installed. I have built in wireless but cannot connect or detect ...
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How to connect to Elementary using X2GO?

I would like to use x2go to connect to my Elementary OS machine, but don't know what session type or custom session to use.
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Files/Entire Network won't “remember forever” my login [closed]

When I first logged in to a home network drive, I entered the login and checked the box to "remember forever". But it never remembers and instead requires me to enter login each time. Also, it ...
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How to prevent Freya to try to connect to a specific WiFi network?

I have annoying issue that my laptop is always trying to connect to my neighbour's WiFi which although it has a very weak signal strength always beats my access point placed in the same room with the ...

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