NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward.

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VPN PPTP inacceptably slow

I have a VPN speed problem in Ubuntu. I use PPTP to connect to my company's server. First I connect to a Mikrotik RB750 router. Then a NAS server (NTFS) is available and I can see, open, edit or ...
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cannot connect to internet via ethernet

as stated i cannot connect to the Internet via Ethernet cable. I can through wi-fi but that is about it. When i run ifconfig -a this is what i get: lo Link encap:Local Loopback ...
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Can't connect to wpa2-enterprise networks like eduroam with certificate in 15.10

With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I had no problem connecting to the different networks of my university, for example eduroam and others that use the same configuration. The configuration is the following: SSID:...
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Been battling hostapd for the last 5 hours. nl80211: Could not configure driver mode

I've been battling issues with this for the last 5 hours and I'm mentally drained. Surprised Google hasn't blocked me with all the nonstop googling I've been doing for this time. Anyways, I'm trying ...
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How I assign a new internal IP address to my eth0 adapter on Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS?

Sorry if my english is not soo good. I hope someone can help. I installed and configured an Ubuntu Desktop 14.04 LTS system. I configured a home network, manually, assigning static IP to the GUI ...
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Find out what network data is being sent/ recieved

I have recently had a data cap put on my mobile wifi subscription, in order to make sure I am paying for what I use and not more I am trying to track my usage. Having looked around the best way I have ...
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How to stop access point wireless network from broadcasting SSID?

I want to create a hidden ap WiFi network in Ubuntu. I have thoroughly searched askubuntu, superuser and all other discussion forums. I DO NOT need advise on whether or not hiding SSID improves ...
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VPN connection issues

I'm trying to use PPTP VPN from xubuntu 14.04 inside a VM. This has worked beautifully before and it works from my host machine. But, not this time... Anyone know ? Syslog: Nov 15 18:53:03 ...
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forti client ssl vpn on ubuntu is connecting but i cannot reach my office

i am using Ubuntu 15.04 and i have downloaded forticlient ssl vpn. the vpn is connecting and i can ping 8.8.8.8. but i cannot reach my office. i also have a vm machine with windows and the connection ...
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How to make Ubuntu GNOME ignore VMware's vmnet8?

I'm using Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 and VMware Workstation 12.0, which installs its virtual interface vmnet8 for VMs' network connectivity through NAT. I'm using VMware on my laptop with ordinary eth0 and ...
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how much bandwidth is currently used by network

In windows there was a status info for the connection like how much data was used in the session . is there some thing similar for that
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Upgrade to 15.10 and custom configs?

I have some customization of network managers config files, and some custom scripts in if-up.d. Will the customization and scripts still be there after I upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10?
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How do I use a network connection after I have created it in network manager GUI?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and have used the network management GUI (located on the system status bar at the top of the screen). I have created a new connection for connecting to my Wifi access point - ...
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Create a bridged interface on seperate NIC but same subnet as host gateway [duplicate]

Note: I couldn't find a straight-forward answer in any of the duplicates flagged for this question. The problem is the "right answer" seems to depend very heavily on which release you are running and ...
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“wireless connection” option missing in network settings

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, installed the rtl8723be driver and WiFi worked fine for few months but then it used to stop responding after a while (may be for 5 mins or so). I followed the 1st solution ...
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Connect via VPNC success but doesn't work

I have vpn.pcf configuration file from my job. And It works on Windows and different PCs without problems. Recently I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with latest updates. I created VPN connection in connection ...
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Waiting for network configuration with one nic and virtual nic

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and one nic. I need to make two networks, one for world outside and one my own. I installed isc-dhcp-server and it seems nicely configured. It has spool 192.168.1.0 So do I have ...
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Ubuntu will not connect to a wired network

I've seen this question addressed multiple times on the internet, but none of them seem to solve my issue. I have a dual boot of Windows 10 and Ubuntu on my new PC. The wired internet works just fine ...
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Cannot start network manager gui

I have recently ordered a wifi dongle and need to use network manager to connect to the network, but for some reason I just can't start it. I am using Ubunutu 15.04 Vivid. sudo start network-manager ...
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Cisco VPN, can't connect

First of all, I am a complete novice when it comes to ubuntu (a COMPlETE novice). I did my first installation not more than 2 weeks ago. To the issue, I'm having problems connecting to our company's ...
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network manager and openvpn file

I am experiencing a weird problem with the network manager and VPN configuration file. I have modified my openvpn file by adding the following lines to the end of the file: route-nopull route 54.234....
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Open source FortiGate (Forti SSL VPN) client support in Ubuntu

Does anyone work on adding support for opensource FortiGate SSL VPN NetworkManager client to Ubuntu? According to this blog https://blogs.gnome.org/lkundrak/2015/09/24/fortigate-ssl-vpn-support-added-...
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xinetd starts too early

When xinetd starts when the server boots, it complains that the IP sepecified in one of the service descriptions isn't available. My IP for eth0 is not configured in /etc/network/interfaces, but in ...
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Wired connection suddenly stopped working on 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 on and Intel NU5i7RYH. Everything worked fine for a few weeks but then suddenly my wired connection would no longer work. Wireless is fine and there is no problems with ...
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Ubuntu software center is not running

My Ubuntu software centre is not running. If I run it in a terminal it shows this. software-center 2015-11-07 17:40:27,833 - softwarecenter.ui.gtk3.app - INFO - setting up proxy 'None' 2015-11-07 17:...
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wlan0 prevents network to start up

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed for about a year now and recently I have experienced a weird issue with /etc/network/interfaces file. When I boot up my machine, wireless connection did not connect ...
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How to setup Ubuntu server 14.04 with SSH

I have done about 10 hrs worth of research on this and cannot find anything that i can understand. I am a Linux noob and know next to nothing about networking. Here is my problem : I have a home ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS change dhclient lease file location

I cannot find how to change dhclient lease file location. By default (and currently) it is in /var/lib/dhcp, but I want this file to go to another place. I did ps ax | grep dhclient and got this ...
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I can't see network manager icon on top bar after install gnome

I can't see network manager icon on the Gnome and Unity top bar after install gnome package on ubuntu 15.10?
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Ethernet Network disconnected

I try to figure it out why my Ethernet Network is disconnected. My Wi-Fi is working. My OS is Ubuntu Mate 15.10, which is up-to-date. Here is the output from lshw -C network: *-network ...
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when i start up my machine it connects to an available wifi network but the network is unreachable. i have to disconnect and reconnect

My machine is a lenovo g500 - it's run with no problems since 12.04, this problem started appearing in the run up to 15.10 somewhere (it's hard to pinpoint exactly i only realised completely it was ...
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wlan0 interface disappeared after upgrade to ubuntu 15.10

I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 and now the wlan0 interface is gone from ifconfig. Instead, it shows a weird interface called enxbe3baf6373f3... enxbe3baf6373f3 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr be:3b:af:63:73:...
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Ap-hotspot stuck

I'm dual booting Ubuntu 14.04.3LTS with Windows 10 on my ASUS X552EA laptop. I was trying to use ap-hotspot to create a hotspot from the same laptop. I followed the steps as mention here, Create WiFi ...
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Openvpn network manager connection timed out

From the terminal using the command: grep -i networkmanager /var/log/syslog Nov 1 17:48:15 whome-2 NetworkManager[981]: <info> Starting VPN service 'openvpn'... Nov 1 17:48:15 whome-2 ...
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Ubuntu network indicator problem

I am using ubuntu 14.04. at first I use a dsl connection created from network indicator-> edit Connection. Everything works fine. I can even access other people's shared folder from "ShareScanner" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not connecting to Wifi, has done in the past

I've had issues in the past with my Wireless connectivity, I fixed it by editing the file in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections. But I couldn't save the file, so I closed without saving and it ...
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Network manager: shared connection and manual settings of the interface

I use Ubuntu 14. I have two interfaces (eth0 and usb0) and two connections with manual settings. I want to use network manager. Eth0 is WAN. How can I create shared connection to other computers? If I ...
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Why only one network works when I try to connect different usb-based ethernet in ubuntu - 14?

I have a HP laptop with one in built Ethernet connector. Also, I have two usb-ethernet adapters. When I connect one connection i.e. in built one, the other connection goes down. Also, many a times, ...
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iproute2 and NetworkManager on Ubuntu15.04

Is there a way to "properly" configure a default route using the iproute2 suite of tools on an Ubuntu system? My desktop/server is connected via ethernet to a switch; when the system boots and ...
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Deleted bluetooth connections in NetworkManager keep reappearing [closed]

I'm running Linux Mint 17 and I have in the past paired my laptop with my smartphones using bluetooth. Now the phones are appearing in the NetworkManager connection list when I click on nm-applet in ...
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Why does Wifi in master mode perform worse than in managed mode

I set up my Ubuntu's wifi adapter to master mode (using Network manager). I find that a client in the other side of the house (same floor) can not connect. On the other hand, when my Ubuntu box is in ...
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Modem can't be initialised after distro upgrade to 15.10

I used Kubuntu 15.04 and my ZTE modem worked. Since I upgraded to 15.10 via Muon, the modem does not work: I enter PIN and after that I get the message: "The modem could not be initialised." I guess ...
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VPN entries no longer appearing in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a range of VPNs configured and working in 15.04, and accessible from the network icon in the toolbar (network -> VPN Connections). I've updated to 15.10 and that list is now empty. VPN ...
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ap-hotspot not working

A day earlier I messed up with some network-manager configuration files in order to increase wifi range of my ap-hotspot hotspot on Ubuntu 14.04 Earlier it was working fine, but now I have got some ...
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WiFi sometimes doesn't reconnect after resuming from suspend on Kubuntu 15.04

This has happened at least twice so far. I am running Kubuntu 15.04. Sometimes, when I resume work after suspend, the wifi connection doesn't go back up. Here is a part of /var/log/syslog: Oct 27 18:...
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/var/run/user/1000 owned by root

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and having an intermittent problem where /var/run/user/1000 is getting the wrong ownership. UID 1000 is my uid for a standard user, however for some reason the ownership of ...
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Network do not work after upgrade Xubuntu 15.04 to Xubuntu 15.10 “Wily Werewolf”

After upgrade my Xubuntu 15.04 to 15.10 all network connections stop working. I have been researching and seems to be an update on systemd with network devices names. I'm not an advanced user, but ...
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I can't connect to wireless network on ubuntu 14.04

well, my wireless network was working fine, but soundly I can't connect any more to the network here is some details sudo iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:...
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Networking problems on yoga 2 pro

Recently I'm experiencing problems connecting to the internet over Wifi at my home connection, with my Lenovo yoga 2 pro. I'd love it if someone could point me in the right direction, as I have no ...
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How to rename or change the names of the network interface cards given by the hardware abstraction layer? (Ubuntu 14.04.3)

I created a live system using Systemback in "computer A" and installed it with no problems in "computer B" but the only annoyance is that HAL gave my network interface cards the names eth1 to the ...