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Sometimes the networking program (controlled via drop down menu from the wireless symbol in the top right of the screen) hangs on my laptop (ASUS U36JC).

I have tried "sudo killall NetworkManager", which didn't seem to affect it. What is the name of this program? How would you kill and/or restart it when it no longer responds?

Thanks in advance.

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Can you clarify what exactly you mean by hanging? It stops responding to mouse clicks? Or what? – dobey Jun 21 '12 at 21:49
How about nm-applet? – izx Jun 21 '12 at 22:01

Use sudo stop NetworkManager followed by sudo start NetworkManager in a terminal when this occurs.

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I mean that it no longer responds to interaction (mouse, keyboard). – tor Jun 23 '12 at 21:53
Yes, Izx, that was it :D Now I can kill and restart it. Problem solved. Thanks! – tor Jun 23 '12 at 21:54
Didn't see you reply until now, Roland. Your answer is probably the best solution. – tor Jun 23 '12 at 22:09

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