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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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Network Manager icon not visible in system tray [duplicate]

a few weeks ago I updated to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS (clean install) and I noticed that the network manager icon is missing from the system tray. I have been going through a number of forums, but I ...
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How to disconnect from a wireless network in Gnome 3.10

I wanted to start my hotspot (using ap-hotspot). To enable it, you have to disconnect from the wireless network you're connected to. This was no problem in Gnome 3.8's network manager, but I cannot ...
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0answers
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Gnome2 Network applet issue - annoying another icon appears.

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, installed the gnome-2 mate desktop environment. One thing that annoys me the most is the network icon in the panel. Ok, so the network applet runs when the system starts. To ...
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126 views

OpenVPN plugin not showing in Network-Manager on Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Saucy

I have installed openvpn + network-manager-openvpn & network-manager-openvpn-gnome for the Network-Manager in Ubuntu GNOME 13.10. Running netstat -rn I get tun outputs:- 10.8.0.1 ...
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openvpn no longer working out of the blue

my openvpn connection failed on me, after a restart. it no longer connects to the vpn. the connections are still in the network manager. and the vpn files are still in the same folder. i get this ...
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vpn connection is not being established

I need to get a VPN running to my university. I have all the correct credentiels and information but for some reason no connection is being established. I have no clue why no connection is being ...
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1answer
609 views

Network devices unmanaged after resume from hibernation in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

After confirmation that hibernation/resume worked well with sudo pm-hibernate, I enabled hibernatation on /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla to get the option in ...
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1answer
272 views

List of gconf keys, in particular nm-applet

I made the same mistake (clicking "do not show again" in NM applet) as this guy: Where can I find network manager's gconf key? The problem is that the entirety of my nm-applet/gconf.xml is: ...
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0answers
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How to persistently maintain cloned mac address on Network Manager?

I'm on Gnome 3, and it seems like I'm able to add cloned mac address to my network interfaces from the GUI wizard of Network Manager. The catch is, every time I reboot my computer the cloned mac ...
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1answer
640 views

Completely remove nm-applet from gnome-shell

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10. I have uninstalled network-manager, network-manager-gnome, etc... but in gnome-shell top bar panel remains the applet without icon: How can I completely ...
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2answers
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how to activate different wired profiles in Gnome3?

I can't find out how to activate different wired profiles through gnome3 network panel ($ gnome-control-center network); i created these profiles within nm-connection-editor? ...Or is there a way to ...
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1answer
6k views

Openning NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal

I need to open NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal (for ssh -X ). What is the command that opens it?
3
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1answer
10k views

Import OpenVPN client config in GnomeShell w/ network-manager

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I've imported OpenVPN configs into network manager in the past with previous versions of Ubuntu and gnome. I have a new OpenVPN config and would like to import it, but can't ...
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3answers
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How to disable PIN on SIM card

My SIM card is stuck inside the slot of my laptop and I can't get it out without causing further damage to my laptop. Every time I log in gnome-shell prompts me for the PIN. Whether I am about to use ...
3
votes
2answers
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How to remove bottom panel in Gnome Shell

How do you remove that obnoxious pseudo-invisible bottom panel in Gnome Shell in 11.10? Network Manager is especially annoying, as it will place a large "Network Disconnected!" tab that won't go away ...
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1answer
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Why does Ubuntu keep trying to connect to a WiFi network while plugged into an ethernet

My desk is situated at the edge of the range of a wireless signal which I use occasionally (when away from my desk) and is therefore saved in network manager. At my desk, however, I plug into the ...
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Accidentally clicked “don't show this message again” - how to reactivate?

When Gnome 3.2 told me, there are wireless networks available, I accidentally clicked "don't show this message again". How can I reactivate this message?
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2answers
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How do you remove the Network icon from Gnome Shell?

Using Gnome Shell, how do I get rid of the Network icon from the top right in the panel?
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1answer
1k views

Show/Hide either top panel or NetworkManager Applet from command line

We're deploying application specific netbooks to users at a variety of sites. These are basically mobile kiosks that have very limited functionality. Since we can't predict everyone's connectivity ...
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1answer
336 views

New connection doesn't show up in list of networks

I added a new profile for wired connection in Ubuntu's network manager|Edit Connections|Wired, but the new connection doesn't show up in the list of networks when I click on the network icon in system ...
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1answer
518 views

NetworkManager, OpenVPN and float

I'm trying to use OpenVPN to connect to a work network. Unfortunately, the work network is behind a NAT, which means I have to use the float option to make it work. Apparently, NetworkManager does ...
2
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3answers
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Gnome3 shows old icons for Network Manager

I just upgraded to gnome3 ppa in ubuntu 11.04. Every thing is running smoothly after the upgrade, except the network manager icon, which is the old gnome's icons and the ubuntu network manager. Its ...
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What are the alternatives to Network Manager for wireless?

I was wondering if there are any GUI alternatives to the Network Manager. It seems, I always run into problems with it (unstable connections, wrong icon shown, wrong notifications, etc.).
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2answers
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How can I add the Network Manager Applet to the panel after removing?

In rearranging the panel, I removed the Network Manager Applet. I tried to add it back, but it doesn't show up in the list (Add To Panel). I can start it up and see it as a running process ...