Hi folks, could you please help a noob out? Oh, btw, they crash my my whole LAN (by ‘crash’ I mean it disconnects them from the DSL line for around 5 minutes) inb4 yeah, I reset my router several times, reinstalled the correct driver network-r8168, stopped using my VPN, YouTube adblocker, restarted NetworkManager, tried several fresh reinstalls and consulted my DSL provider who essentially told me to sod off. The weirdest thing is that YouTube works just fine on a different Manjaro user account (downloads and updates still disconnect my whole LAN from the Internet, though.) Big downloads also disconnect my whole LAN when I dual-boot Windows 10 or use Tails live.
I would kindly appreciate any help from anybody. It all started when I downloaded the NordVPN CLI tool on my previous installation (Ubuntu) and it seems Manjaro has ‘inherited’ the issues, but made them even worse as Netflix or YouTube worked just fine on Ubuntu. I’m now using ProtonVPN with no improvement.
P.S.: sorry for the sob story, but long story short, I have a very important assignment due August 31 and I fail my freshman year if I don’t turn it in, i would really really appreciate your help as I am dependent on the Internet for completing it.