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Is elementary OS phoning home? Privacy please!

This sounds like an issue with the Captive Portal Assistant. It's a tool installed by default to assist users in wifi networks with a separate login page (e.g. in a hotel). Most likely it (wrongfully) ...
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How can i remove and prevent a trojan on freya?

Are you running wine? If so, try clearing out your virtual C drive. If you have one, it's incredibly unlikely it's anything but a Windows virus hijacking a wine installation. Linux viruses are ...
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Cannot connect to internet from USB dongles in elementary os loki

I found a temporarily solution until a fix is released, First connect the usb dongle and wait till it get detected in Disks. Then move on to the Settings->Network navigate to the Ethernet under the ...
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Slow wireless internet

Method 1 What worked for me was installing the Wicd Network Manager. sudo apt-get install wicd You may or may not also need to uninstall the default network manager. sudo apt-get remove ...
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Network manager broken after update

I had the same problem and downgrading the libnl packages worked too. I rebooted using a live USB , downloaded libnl-3-200-3.2.21-1_amd64.deb, libnl-genl-3-200_3.2.21-1_amd64.deb and libnl-route-3-...
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When PIA is running, you can no longer access the application to connect to a different VPN. It's no longer in the notifications panel

I found a solution for this Install PIA as seen on the site. Then edit pia_manager.desktop sudo nano ~/.local/share/applications/pia_manager.desktop And alter the line Exec=/home/bats/.pia_manager/...
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Is there mobile network, and hotspot in elementary OS?

Yes, you have both in Loki. You need to go inside Network Settings and configure it.
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My elementary OS can't detect my wifi at all, just connect about ethernet. What to do?

If you have a working Internet connection via Ethernet, run this: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install bcmwl-kernel-source Reboot. If the problem persists, research this page
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WiFi gets disconnected after 5 to 10 minutes

I have that same WiFi card on an HP Pavilion X360. On my laptop wifi was completely broken. I had to blacklist the default acer-wmi module and install a patched version from: https://github.com/...
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no internet after new installation

Please go to AppCenter(appcenter) over an Ethernet connection and click on the installed tab. If you see bcmwl-kernel-source, install it by clicking on free. Your WiFi(wifi) should be working again.
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How do I disable one of my network adapters?

The first thing I would try, if you have a laptop, is to disable the integrated (and faulty) network adapter from the BIOS. If the above solution is not applicable, try to temporarily disable the ...
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Weak and unstable wifi

not sure if this would help but try to boot from a usb using "try elementary" and install skype and check if this issue occured
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Wireless internet missing. No icon or settings

OK, I've figured it out myself following these instructions: https://github.com/smlinux/rtl8723de/blob/current/README.md
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DNS Clean command not found

Since elementaryOS 5 and newer, systemd-resolve handles flushing the DNS cache. This was an upstream change made in Ubuntu 17.04 according to this AskUbuntu answer. Use the following command to flush ...
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How do I disable one of my network adapters?

Click on the network indicador and then click on Network settings (or the closest to this - I'm running eOS in pt_BR). It'll open the network settings screen. Each network device shows a toggle on the ...
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Loki: make not found (trying to update Realtek drivers)

Forget about that. Just download the .deb file from here and then install it on the other pc with sudo apt install ./r8168*.deb That version is for Loki only. If you decide to use Juno you'd need to ...
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WiFi/Internet access elementary OS

Welcome to the Elementary OS forums! What happens if you go to Applications -> Terminal and issue the command nmcli d wifi list If the result of that command has the data you expect in the ...
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elementary OS Juno - Wi-Fi always disabled after logging in

Hello do you have tlp installed? If yes go to /etc/default/ and edit file named tlp there is this part: DEVICES_TO_DISABLE_ON_STARTUP="bluetooth wifi" Which has wifi in it by default... that may be ...
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elementary OS 5 Juno - No internet via Ethernet - Desktop - Intel I217-V

Resolved In turns out windows 10 wasn't 'letting go' of my NIC on shutdown, before booting into the Elementary live usb, so elementary couldn't connect to my router. Switching off my PC by the PSU ...
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How can I connect to the free wifi in cafe

When you try to connect to a wifi network that requires some sort of login page it will automatically show up. You just need to go to the wifi indicator, press over the network name and the window ...
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Wifi not working after kernel upgrade

Maybe in visual mode you can check in the Apps window, start typing Software and it will show something like Software & Updates. It is on the upper-left corner. For me, in the 5th tab, it shows ...
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Wifi not working after kernel upgrade

WiFi issues can be a real pain. In reading your post, the card model rang a bell with me and an issue I had read about. This is not my solution in any way but rather one that I read about elsewhere. ...
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Wireless Internet Connection - Loki new (clean) install

I'm assuming for what you said, you are learning Linux, so I'm going to explain briefly every command. But consider Reading the man [command] pages of every command before using it. I'm assuming that ...
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Something's up with the network indicator

Try sudo systemctl restart NetworkManager.service This should reset the NM Service and return the correct icon.
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No ethernet/internet

Specific problem with my blacklisted Broadcom driver. Ethernet connection working now thanks to solutions found in two askubuntu posts. I have no wifi adapter. Ethernet Network card BCM4401-B0 no ...
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Slow Internet connection (WiFi) while using elementary OS Loki (Ralink RT3060)

There are some known issues between Broadcom and Ralink drivers. You can try to remove and purge the first with: sudo apt-get purge bcmwl-kernel-source and reboot your system. If you hate reboot :...
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When PIA is running, you can no longer access the application to connect to a different VPN. It's no longer in the notifications panel

I had a similar issue with the PIA app, so I uninstalled it and configured the VPN through eOS's network configuration. No problems so far.
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in Loki after install get error connecting to Tor at tacp: 127.0.0.1:9050

Solved! Thank you guys. I was able to download Tor using using terminal Info at: https://askubuntu.com/questions In this thread: tor browser install ubuntu 14.04 Install from Terminal: Note: If ...
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Wireless is always disabled, cant unable it

Without info regarding what Wireless adapter you are using, we really cannot help you that much. You can try reloading the driver for the wireless adapter using: sudo modprobe -v <wireless ...
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There is no option for me to connect to DSL network

Click on the DSL connection > Edit > General tab > tick "Automatically connect to this network when it is available" > Save
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