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

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Notification message when VPN gets disconnected

This question is like Is it possible to add a notification message when a VPN gets connected? . The python script in the answer there (see below) works OK on 13.04, but it only notifies on making new ...
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NetworkManager in disconnected state

There seems to be a problem with my network drivers. Neither eth0 nor wlan0 are recognized, and I'm running 13.04 over the 3.8.0-27-generic kernel. Here's some diagnostic information: ifconfig ...
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Why is my network broken, although my computer has an IP address, and firewall disabled? [closed]

Short summary (added after the problem was solved) Apparently some wireless USB network adapter drivers were incompatible with my Linux OS, and in the end I worked around the problem by buying a ...
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Wired connection suddenly stopped working on ubuntu 12.10

LAN on my Ubuntu 12.10 has stopped working suddenly. I tried the following command gksu gedit /etc/network/interfaces added the below lines auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp and then ...
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How can I compile a .deb file for network-manager's git

I need to install a version of network-manager that has the enhanced nmcli (allowing creation of new connections from cli only), and I wasn't able to find a PPA with a recent enough version. How can I ...
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broadband mobile connection isn't visible

I have a E362 mobile usb cell stick from Telus. I connected it and executed sudo modprobe usbserial vendor=0x12d1 product=0x1505 to load the according drivers. That gives me /dev/ttyUSB0 link! Then I ...
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NetworkManager not calling dispatcher.d down

By looking at my syslog, I see that NetworkManager executes the scripts in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ on the "up" state on boot, as expected. But it does not trigger on the "down" state when ...
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Network manager deleted

I do not have a network manager on computer so I am unable to access internet. How can I install it using .deb packages? I am running 64-bit 13.04. I was trying How do I re-install Network Manager ...
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OpenVPN seems to not allow webpage loads

On my openvpn tunnel into my home router (running asuswrt-merlin), when I try to load a webpage in firefox, it just seems like it's trying to load the page, but has no success. RDP connections appear ...
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Manually connecting to a network via terminal

I currently only have wired internet via a cable modem connected to an Airlink 101 ASW105 switch. It works fine for my wife's mac. However, my laptop does not connect; I've tried connecting via eth0 ...
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How to redirect all requests within a wlan using ad-hoc to a specific address or hostname

I'm setting up an ubuntu embedded system as a "master" server which will then broadcast to clients using ad-hoc in a wlan. The purpose is for a client to access the wlan and then access a webapp on my ...
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How to open the Network Manager?

Can tell me how to open network manager in Ubuntu 12.04. It is a default package in Ubuntu OS, or we need to download it?
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Network-manager cannot install, dependency issue

I accidently installed connmanager, it removed my network-manager and network-manager-gnome. Now I cannot connect to my wifi and ethernet connection. I tried to install network-manager from source ...
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13.04 always prompts for network password on startup [closed]

This is a recent issue. Whenever I start up my laptop, it will attempt to automatically connect to my school network (WPA2-Enterprise) as it should. However, it prompts me for the password on the ...
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Cannot get down interaface with ifdown

In /etc/network/interfaces I have defined two interfaces: lo and wlan0. When I run ifconfig I get three interfaces: lo, wlan0, wlan0:0. When I run ifconfig -a I get five interfaces: eth0, eth0:0, ...
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OpenVPN stops receiving data after about two minutes after connect

i got an OpenVPN ubuntu client setup via ubuntu network manager. I get a connections, it works fine, however after about 2 minutes after a connect the traffic stops, so i have to reconnect. I am ...
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Running openvpn with dhclient without messing up name resolution

I connect to an Openvpn server that requires me to set up the tap interface with dhclient after establishing the connection. I run and exit dhclient like this: /sbin/dhclient -nw -v tap0 ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN, even though it used to work and I didn't change anything

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux, so forgive me if this is obvious. I set up a PPTP VPN connection the other day. It worked perfectly fine, but one day to the other, it didn't anymore. I used it on ...
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Intel 2200BG Wireless Card unable to establish WEP connection with router

I've just starting using Ubuntu & completed a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on a Compaq nc6230 laptop with an Intel PRO/ Wireless 2200BG wireless card. After the installation, I can't ...
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Cannot connect to a specific wireless router

I bought a new router this summer (ASUS RT-AC66U), but returned because it was defect and got a new one. This new one i got works on all of my devices except for my desktop, which is my only device ...
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VPN connection DNS server order reversed

In fixing my admittedly somewhat custom setup on my Ubuntu 12.04 workstation, when I connect the VPN connection, the DNS server of it is added to the bottom of /etc/resolv.conf instead of the top, ...
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Wifi Connection Keeps Dropping at College [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu and brought my laptop with me to college. It connects to the campus wifi fine but after a while the connection just drops. I either have to wait a bit or disconnect and reconnect. ...
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EAP-FAST NetworkManager Support?

Reviewing problem connecting to EAP-FAST wireless and wpasupplicant bug I see that it's possible to get it to work with regular wpa_supplicant and it's certainly possible. But for whatever reason, ...
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Problem resolving websites

I'm using DSL connection with Network Manager. This is the problem i got. Basically some sites won't render at all. When i use pppoeconf everything is ok
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VPN Connection problem with vpnc

I was able to work through the VPN using network-manager-vpnc without any problem but suddenly it stopped working. This is a snippet caught from my syslog: Sep 2 10:58:19 chachan-ThinkPad-L420 ...
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Driver wireless installed but no internet [closed]

I am trying to use my D-Link wireless dongle (DWA-140) to connect to my wireless network. After some searching I found out that I needed the RT2870 wireless lan Linux driver. The installation of this ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu through network?

I would like to install Ubuntu for almost 120 users. But it's very difficult in using USB and drives. please suggest ....
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Automatic wireless scan on startup/login and resume

I'm running 12.04 on my MacBook Pro 5,5, and my Wi-Fi is working fine, but I'm having problems getting it to scan automatically at startup time. On first login I get a notification that I'm ...
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Trouble connecting to the internet in Ubuntu 13.04

I'm having a lot of trouble connecting to my home network with Ubuntu 13.04! I have an Acer Aspire running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04, I can connect to the Internet when I'm logged into Windows but ...
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How to speed up the wifi connection process using command line tools?

I want to develop a script which connects frequently and automatically to open wifi networks. I am using the nmcli tool, which seems to be stable. nmcli device wifi connect "$ssid" iface "$iface" ...
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Notification icon for wireless connection when using /etc/network/interfaces

I have modified /etc/network/interfaces in order to connect to my wireless network automatically on startup. My question: Is there a way, to put a notification icon on the top panel to confirm that ...
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How do I get a rt2800usb wireless device working?

My brand new desktop running 13.04 has endless problems with wireless. Dozens of others are flooding forums with reports of the same problems. It worked fine for a few days, then there were a few ...
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Connect to wifi and broadband

I have a Bsnl broadband connection. Using Windows OS we connect our broadband in a different method: When I start my D-link modem, my Win 7 wireless shows a connection that doesn't need any ...
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vpnc has stopped working with Cisco VPN gateway Ubuntu 13.04

Recently I've been unable to connect to a Cisco VPN gateway using vpnc even though I had been using vpnc to connect to this same gateway for about a year leading up to this breakage... I'm using the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: Ethernet works at office but not at home. DHCP issue maybe?

I am fairly new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an external USB HD (using the liveCD). The computer the drive is connected to is a Dell Precision M4500 (laptop). After the fresh install, ...
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How to change ip address in ubuntu desktop through command line

In Ubuntu desktop 13.04 changing /etc/network/interfaces file don't change ip address or convert DHCP to static network interface configuration. after changing the file I tried sudo service ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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OpenVPN connection timeout

i am trying to establish a VPN connection using OpenVPN. I think have set up the VPN server correctly. I followed this instructions. From the server i have received the files ca.crt, ca.key, ...
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restart network interface after editing /etc/network/interface

restart the network service: service networking restart When I give the above command I get something like stop: Unknown instance: networking stop/waiting I would like to know if the network ...
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When already connected with eth0, Network manager still tries to connect wifi

I have a solid working network and internet connection through eth0, but network manager still automatically tries to connect to wifi. Since the wifi is unreliable, this is just trying and failing ...
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Why NetworkManager use a biased route when I import the VPN configuration?

I'm trying to play around with virtual machines. I've set up a network of VMs accessible via nat gateway (a VM too) and openvpn. Everything works fine in windows 7. But in Ubuntu 13.04 it only works ...
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New DSL connection in Network Manager: what does Service mean?

What does the service field want when creating a new DSL connection? Its purpose is not immediately clear and there is no explanatory tooltip either. ISP tech support didn't know what it meant ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 network goes on and off

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 for a long time. I update Ubuntu once in a month. The last time I updated networking issues started cropping up. My internet connection disconnects, and after some long ...
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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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Mobile Broadband not showing in Network Manager

I have very big problem with mobile broadband connections... I tried on my laptop to connect and searched the web for possible solution, but didn't found it. The problem is that i DON'T have the menu ...
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Network Manager Removed

i was installing some ARP tools and accidentally iv installed "arping" on my ubuntu 13.04. Now iputils-arping it's removed also network-manager and i don't have an internet connection on my laptop. i ...
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How to disable wifi power management (rtlwifi, rtl8192cu)

I have problems using my wifi connection under Ubuntu 13.04. As many others also reported, Thema realtek driver RTL8192CU causes connection problems. Edit: This happens on two different machines ...
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wifi fail: /lib/firmware erased during boot

My computer is a Dell Latitude E6420. After a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 install, the wifi is not working. The wifi hardware is, result of sudo lspci | grep Network : 02:00.0 Network controller: Intel ...
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After new router WLAN doesn't connect anymore

I switched routers from a Fritzbox 7390 to a Dlink 615. Since I switched I cant connect over WLAN in 13.04 to the Dlink. It works fine in Windows8 and my Android devices. Thanks for yor help :) Jul ...
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Ubuntu Server + Window Manager + Network Applet

I'm trying to build a minimal desktop system on top of ubuntu server 13.04, and I've got the i3 window manager running. Apparently the standard nm-applet package is no longer in the ubuntu repos, and ...