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

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Using OpenVPN Server with Network Manager

My 13.10 system has its network devices managed by NetworkManager so the network devices and configuration don't show up in /etc/network/interfaces. I want to bring up an OpenVPN Server but the ...
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Problem with ethernet (alx). Where to start?

I'm experiencing problem with my internet connection. I have a ASUS N56V, and following this link, I've installed alx driver. I'm using ethernet connection almost every days during the last year. ...
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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet on Ubuntu 12.04

My new dell xps 13 haswell developer edition ( with ubuntu 12.04) began to have problems with the wifi. Everything worked just fine till yesyerday when I connected my computer to wifi at work (it ...
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Is Network Manager widget supposed to be installed by default in KDE? Even so I don't have it installed and errors prevent from installation

I've looked on the internet but I haven't seen anything that really IMO helps me to try to solve this problem. Actually the problem that led me to want to install "Network-Manager-KDE" is the fact ...
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Cannot connect to the network anymore using DHCP

It's an apartment house's network and the connection worked fine for two days until yesterday. Problems are same plugging in directly with network cable or using a switch. If I boot with windows, ...
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Why is OpenVPN sending packets each few seconds even with not connected VPN connection?

After setting up a VPN connection with gnome's NetworkManager I have noticed that OpenVPN is sending each few seconds some packets to my VPN server that I am not currently connected to: ...
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After deactivating NetworkManager, how do I add the DNS server address to resolv.conf?

I deactivated NetworkManager with sudo apt-get remove network-manager because I want to have all network configuration in /etc/network/interfaces. After system restart, I see that cat ...
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Why is the wifi network visible to everybody but me?

Recently my flatmate changed the maximum number of devices that can connect to our Wifi and since then I cannot see our Wifi network. I am the only one in my household using Ubuntu. I logged into our ...
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Where is OpenVPN's client configuration from Network-manager's OpenVPN plugin?

I know how to write and when to put OpenVPN's config files for clients but I would like to be able to see the config files generated by network-manager-openvpn plugin. (For instance to change logging ...
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Wireless Network completely disabled

I have read many posts and the answers provided don't seem to help me. I have ran many commands and pasted them below so hopefully will cover the basic questions about my system and what i am ...
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how do I enable firewall zones for NetworkManager

I am trying to use the default network manager for ubuntu 13.10 to connect to networks. Despite any config changes for example, enabling UFW, does not allow for the changing of this profile scheme. ...
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How can I specify or query the order DNS servers will be queried?

For some reason I am not hitting the DNS server I am expecting to hit. I have a wireless connection with a VPN on top of it. I have set both of the connections to use a specific set of DNS servers ...
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Wicd does not like to reconnect upon resuming in the same or different location

Ubuntu 13.10 - Samsung Series 9 - Wireless connection only Issue: Wicd does not automatically re-connect after the laptop is suspended. This happens when the laptop is turned back on in the same ...
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VPN setup: “Don't know how to create 'NMSettingVPN' connections ubuntu”

I don't manage to setup my VPN clients. I've just upgraded to 13.10 but I already had the problem with Ubuntu 12.04. With Ubuntu 12.04 my problem was the same as this thread Can't add VPN connection ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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OpenVPN and the NetworkManager plugin - Advanced Settings Questions

I just set up OpenVPN and the network manager plugin. I purchased VPN service from PrivateInternetAccess.com. It works fine but only when the Cipher and HMAC Authentication under the advanced ...
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Kde network notification on start-up at center

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 and after i login it show me a kde network notification on top-center screen. How can i disable or adjust this inconvenience. Here is a screenshot:
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Can both NICs be in the same subnet?

I have a requirement for which I have to put both the interfaces(eth0 and wlan0) of Ubuntu 12.04 PC in the same subnet. As far as I understand, this should not create a problem but I wanted to ...
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Is network manager called from an /etc/init.d script?

I want to run a script to set the hostname on a heavy customized liveUSB version of ubuntu 10.04 (customized means I'm not ready to update to latest version) I need the script to run before the ...
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Network manager problems

Ok this happended: My wifi didnt work, I installed wicd, disabled networkmanager, rebooted and wicd didnt work, I deleted wicd and have had problems since then so I guess its network related. Now all ...
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Network Manager does not see wireless networks

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 and I can see some wireless networks via Network Manager, however I cannot see many wireless networks when compared with iwlist so I cannot connect to wireless. Any ...
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Can I use kde network manager to use openvpn with hostname?

Can I use kde network manager to use openvpn using my hostname? Because I am not finding any field to insert my ddns hostname.
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Network Connections - Wired tab - edit button greyed out

There are multiple posts/questions about this but none actually have an answer that I could find. Just installed Ubuntu server 12.04. Added myself to the sudoers file, changed the networkmanager.conf ...
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My Wifi does not work for SSH login or saving some forms

The system works perfectly fine with wired connection. It has problems accessing wifi at my office. However my wifi at my home seems to work fine. I have installed wicd and tried many alternatives ...
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Outgoing network connections fail after a few seconds

I just got back to my university and discovered that Ubuntu 13.10 has issues maintaining network access now. After a minute or less of proper connectivity, I lose the ARP entry for the gateway and my ...
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PPTP VPN navigate through LAN

I have a VPN set up using PPTP on Ubuntu server 13.10. The network config is the following: Gateway 192.168.1.1 (internally) VPN server 192.168.1.125 IP range for lan 192.168.1.2 - 110 IP range for ...
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openvpn kde network-manager (shows connected but no internet)

I am trying to create openvpn connection. I have set up an openwrt router to work as server. I name it 'myVPN' and it can connect to it but I have no internet. I am not sure if I have set the correct ...
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OpenVPN: How do you put multiple CA certificates & config files in the openVPN folder?

I have several CA certificate files and config files for various VPN servers. The way (from what i understand) OpenVPN works is that you load a config file with the command: sudo openvpn --config ...
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No Wifi after creating Ad-Hoc Network (Diagnostic tools?)

The other day, I made an ad-hoc wifi network for some LAN gaming. After I disconnected, I tried to reconnect to the wifi network, but it kept saying it couldn't connect. I disabled and re-enabled my ...
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Losing wireless about 5-10 minutes after boot, can't get it back without reboot

I know many people have reported similar problems before, and the solutions seem to work for them but not for me. I'm hoping if I give a description of my exact problem it might help: I recently got ...
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Session/NetworkManager problem after upgrade

tl;dr The errors are definitely DBUS security related and related to the active session but beyond that I'm a bit stuck. Is there a bridge package I need to register logins with loginctl? (I have ...
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Reconnect wired network after accidentally disconnecting in menu bar

Short version: How can I re-connect my wired network? I accidentally clicked 'disconnect' in the unity menu bar (panel?) for 'wired connection 1', and can't work out how to reconnect (short of a ...
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udev rules seem ignored; can not prevent modem manager from grabbing device

I am trying to prevent modem manager from running when I plug my cell phone into a USB port. I have tried to add a custom rule with udev, but my custom rules seem ignored. I created a file ...
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PPTP VPN idle timeout

I have Lubuntu 13.04 (which already comes with Xfce). I can connect to internet only by PPTP VPN. I made ​​a VPN configuration according to the instructions from the provider's website ...
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Missing Network manager

I have just installed 12.04 LTS but cannot access network manager. Internet access is ok. I have a wired connection to my router but want to set up a VPN. I have checked via terminal and is says ...
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Notification When someone connects to my local network , ARP, Notification file

I have a question concerning Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop - notifications (same notification as Rhythmbox application when playing music back and forth), technically if I'm not mistaken it should be ...
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I Can't find network connection in Xubuntu xfce desktop environment

In unity I used to run system settings->network to establish a DSL connection with username and password. I've switched to xfce for better performance. Now the problem is that I can't find such a ...
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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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Sharing Internet Connection (DHCP) through a Wireless Hotspot

I have an internet connection through a cable modem. The IP address on the cable modem is not static and is perhaps obtained through a DHCP mode. I wish to share this internet connection through ...
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Network Manager Cable Unplugged in Kubuntu 12.04

I have a desktop computer with a GA-E240N GIGABYTE Motherboard and running Kubuntu 12.04. On this computer I connect to the internet by wire. Because of stormy weather I decided to unplugged the ...
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Cannot delete wired connection

I'm trying to delete a wired connection from network manager in Kubuntu Saucy (Converted and upgraded from Lubuntu Raring). It asks me for confirmation, which I give, but the connection doesn't get ...
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Wifi Hostspot setup for Cable Modem Connection

I have a broadband connection through my ISP (Hathway), using a cable modem. I wish to share the internet connection to my laptop, and the phone. Refer to this configuration guide at 12.10 Wireless ...
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Cannot change eth1 to ad-hoc mode using iwconfig

I want to change my wireless interface eth1 to ad-hoc mode, but when I use iwconfig eth1 mode ad-hoc It is still unchanged (remain Mode: Managed). I am running out of time. How can I do it? Here ...
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How to edit resovle.conf on my own?

I am doing all the networking manually. For example, if I want to connect to a network using DHCP I change the dhclient script file then I read my script then add the ip's using IP command. It all ...
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Wifi stopped working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 since I installed its wifi was working fine but suddenly after a reboot it has stopped working.
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Ubuntu 13.10 Wifi Fail after attempting to connect to an ad-hoc network

My WiFi was working for several months with the network-manager in Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I tried to connect to an ad-hoc network. Afterwards I have not been able to connect to any wireless ...
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USB Dongle (Wireless modem) goes missing after a while

I'm using a Huawei E173 USB device to get Internet access. It works fine from the time I boot up my system. But (perhaps) due to a weak signal the connection is lost and sometimes I see the device in ...
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Network Manager hardswitch on

my friend has recently bought an ASUS X551C with and AR9485 qualcomm atheros wireless card. I installed on this machine Ubuntu 13.10. Now the problem is: when I turn on the machine for the first time ...
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Network-manager buggy in 13.10 - no hardware found

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Aspire 4810T parallel to Windows 7. I'd like to test Ubuntu and remove Windows forever. But I have a problem with my network-manager. In any case it tells me, that there ...