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How can I fix Networking, Wi-Fi and Ethernet, not being available after update?

The Ubuntu proposed repository recently released version 3.2.21-1ubuntu1 of several libnl* packages. There currently break the networking manager in elementary OS Freya. Step 1. Download the ...
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How do I create a simple SMB file share?

You need to install samba server and make some edits in its config file: sudo apt-get install samba samba-common After that you have to edit the file /etc/samba/smb.conf Just add the following (of ...
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Unable to add printer

The Connection field should contain the protocol and the local address of the printer, something like socket://hostname or http://hostname:631/ipp/. There are several ways to try: Use sudo hp-setup -...
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How can I remove wireless network, Which is already stored in the system

Use terminal and type sudo nmtui. There you will ne able to delete it.
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Avoid no network issue

Well, quoting this awesome answer on askubuntu, you have to mark the packages on hold: sudo apt-mark hold libnl-3-200 libnl-genl-3-200 libnl-route-3-200 That worked for me really great
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Where is the printer sharing setting dialog?

First open a terminal and launch system-config-printers or search Slingshot for "System-Config". When it's open it looks like this: Right click and check it is shared: Now we have to change the ...
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elementary OS makes my router reboot, why?

elementary OS does not have any management access to your router. If this is really caused by Linux (elementary OS uses the same network stack as every other distribution), it's your router's fault. ...
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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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WiFi on MacBook Pro (12,1 - Early 2015)

This came up on ask Ubuntu and I see one of the comments says the answer worked on Loki. Check Here for full details Here's what it says to do. Download this firmware In the terminal: cd /lib/...
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How can I Adjust UTC/Local Time Zone

Make Linux use 'Local' time To tell your System that the hardware clock is set to 'local' time: sudo nano /etc/default/rcS # change the following section # assume that the BIOS clock is set to UTC ...
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How to connect to Elementary using X2GO?

As per x2go Client's "Desktop Environment Compatibility" page, Elementary OS's "Pantheon" shell (of the Gnome Desktop Environment) is officially not supported. You could open a new bug report with "...
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How to prevent Freya to try to connect to a specific WiFi network?

If it shows up in your network connection list, then just select and click delete. This should stop it from connecting automatically until/unless you attempt to connect again manually.
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SOLVED Problem Broadcom 43142 wifi

SOLVED the problem was that secure boot was enabled, now wireless connection is shown in the option and works!
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Elementary OS Loki proxy settings

I'm not sure what the cause of your problem is, but if it's due to faulty proxy settings, you can solve it by filling your proxy settings at System settings/Network/Proxy. If that doesn't help, let me ...
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Network and VPN consistently disconnect after locking screen for twenty minutes

These are the solutions that worked for me. I went into greater detail to explain myself and each solution. I did quite a bit of research so I wanted to share this information with this group if ...
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Certain web content being blocked

After trying other search engines and learning their syntax I was able to come across someone who had a similar issue on Ubuntu 12.04 and was able to fix it using sudo dpkg --reconfigure --all Which ...
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Where is the printer sharing setting dialog?

Go to http://localhost:631 (web-based-printer-setting), select Administration and then checklist Server Settings as follows ...
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No network capability

Because this is most visited question regarding this topic on Elementary OS, I have solution for you There is solution described on AskUbuntu To cite the answer: This is caused by a regression ...
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No Wi-Fi after sleep

That card has some issues with iwlwifi driver in sleep mode. You can turn off the power management with this command from terminal: sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off When you reboot your system you ...
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ElementaryOS 0.3.2 AMD64; Macbook Air 2008: Wifi after installing

You might be missing the b43 firmware drivers. Open terminal and check your Wireless card model lshw -C network For models: * BCM4306/3; * BCM4311; * BCM4318; * BCM4321; * BCM4322 (only 14e4:...
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Bluetooth not working with Ralink RT3290

According to this site, HP Pavilion g7-2268wm does not have Bluetooth http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03487531 I even checked the Windows drivers for the machine and couldn't find anything. ...
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Low wifi strength on Loki

This is the most problematic network adapter, in order to fix it you need to perform a extensive research, some solutions works for an amount of people, and some not. Useful links: https://...
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Wifi networks not detected in elementary OS. Ethernet working

The problem is in the kernel, whilst version 3.19 supports the Intel 8260 driver it does not contain native support which as you've found means a lot of messing around. I'm told that Kernel v4.2 ...
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Can I connect to my VPN through GUI in Loki beta

Currently elementaryOS's Switchboard Network Plug doesn't support VPN connections. This question have been previously asked before (No GUI Access to VPN Connections | OpenVPN | 16.04 Loki Beta Daily ...
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Loki - no VPN connections in network-manager tray applet

Its on the wishlist: https://bugs.launchpad.net/wingpanel-indicator-network/+bug/1489486 Seems like its not coming anytime soon tho :((
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SOLVED Problem Broadcom 43142 wifi

You're missing the Broadcom drivers, open terminal and paste sudo apt install bcmwl-kernel-source Reboot your machine and try to connect to the wifi.
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VPNC & network-manager

I added network-manager-vpnc and network-manager-vpnc-gnome with apt-get install. After that I am able to add the Connection with GUI tools.
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Cannot connect to my VPN service

Finally got the VPN working after finding the answer in the following link: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1394977 The network manager somehow uses nm-applet (which does not run by ...
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Loki 0.4 - network-manager applet shows disconnected after docker installation

This issue has been logged as a bug. I'm experiencing a similar issue with Vagrant, which also creates virtual network devices. Rebooting should fix the problem until you run Docker again, but of ...
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