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

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Vodafone K3570-Z datacard not working on ubuntu 12.10 system

I have a vodafone K3570-Z usb datacard. It was working fine on ubuntu 12.04. I just upgraded my system to 12.10 and now I can't able to connect my datacard. After plugged to my system even it is not ...
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How do I use network manager (instead of command line tools) for wifi with Broadcom BCM4401 card when booting without network cable?

I installed 12.04 on to a non-PAE laptop using the network-based (ncurses interface) install disk. Once I had the unity desktop up-and-running, wireless was working fine "out of the box" with the ...
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Why am I unable to connect to WiFi network? Password is reported to be incorrect

I just installed Lubuntu 12.10. Here are the specifications of my laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad T60 (2006) 1.66 GHz Intel Centrino Duo processor 2 GB DDR2-667 RAM 120 GB Hard Drive (Windows 8 Pro, and ...
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Setting proxy variables automatically for different Network Profiles [duplicate]

I have two network profiles for wired connections in the network manager: 1. Home_Lan--> automatic dhcp requires No Proxy 2. Hostel_Lan--> manual ip settings requires an automatic proxy url ...
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How can I disable the DNS that Network Manager uses?

Ubuntu uses a DNSMasq instance for Network Manager starting in 12.04 - how can I disable it?
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network profiles in ubuntu 12.04

I use a wired connection at home and in college. But at home i set my ipV4 settings to automatic DHCP whereas in college I need to manually enter the ip address, subnet and gateway and i also need to ...
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nm-applet freeze in ubuntu 12.04

I have the same problem as Network Manager Applet menu freezes and does not respond in ubuntu 12.04. Now, even restarting the nm-applet won't help. Is it a bug? I thought 12.04 would be pretty stable ...
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How can I get NetworkManager to autoconnect to a Openconnect VPN via nmcli without prompting for a user and password

I am trying to set up a script driven VPN connection with nmcli on Lubuntu 12.10 using Openconnect and NetworkManager and I cannot seem to get it to connect either with the saved credentials or via ...
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How can non-admin users connect to Wi-Fi networks?

I'm trying to configure PolicyKit so that other users are allowed to configure Wi-Fi connections, but my changes don't seem to bring any results at all. When a non-admin user tries to connect to a ...
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NM applet dropdown options not working

I recently realized the dropdown options from my nm-applet are no longer working. But I can still control the network configuration by going through the dash. This happened very recently. I only ...
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Disabling Network-Manager-Gnome wireless scanning when connected

How do I prevent the default Ubuntu Network Manager (network-manager) from scanning when connected on my Wi-Fi network?
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How to prevent ubuntu from connecting to wifi hotspots automatically

Note: this question is distinct from "How to disable automatically connecting to WiFi?", as I do not wish to disable automatic WiFi connection in general. Problem: The Ubuntu WiFi module connects ...
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Forget my Keyring password KDE

Every network related application ask my keyring password. But i am totally fool person who forgeted it. :( please help me. I can't read mail, couldn't access in firefox etc.
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Making network connection “available to all users” and “connect automatically” has no effect

I'm the main user of my machine, but I want it to be usable by other members of my family too, without sharing passwords. The problem is there seems to be no (simple) way for someone to connect to the ...
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PPTP VPN connects via NM but goes down during SSH connection

I setup a VPN PPTP connection via network manager and it connects correctly (I see the lock near the notification icon and the message "Vpn connection has been successfully...") As soon as I try to ...
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Cannot make wireless “forget” networks to which it cannot connect

I see that I can delete networks that my machine "remembers" from nm-applet by clicking on the wireless icon in the panel and selecting "edit connections" -> "wireless". However, sometimes I click on ...
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Tata Photon Plus not working in Ubuntu 12.04 though configured and was running once upon a time.

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 few months back. My modem, Tata Photon Plus got connected after a number of unsuccessful trials and I browsed the net successfully. But since a month, it is not getting ...
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Airplane Mode in Network Settings

The Gnome documentation states: Switch Airplane Mode on. This will turn off your wireless connection until you switch off airplane mode again. Using Airplane Mode will completely turn off ...
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Problems with wired ethernet connection Ubuntu 11.10

After some partition shuffling, I've got a problem on my 11.10 system. The wired ethernet interface fails to come up, although the wireless interface is working. I'm using NetworkManager. I thought ...
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Do I need dnsmasq?

When I nmap localhost get this: 53/tcp open domain dnsmasq 2.59 What is it and do I really need it? I tried to remove it with sudo apt-get remove dnsmasq-base but it said if I would continue it ...
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Can I set up a hostname alias that is only active in a specific network?

I have a small ARM box running ownCloud in my house, and a domain bound to my DSL router with Dynamic DNS. This works well as I can configure the ownCloud client to use the domain name, which works ...
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Realtek 8188ce stops working after 2minutes

I am using ubuntu 12.10 on an hp dm4-2191us via wubi with the Realtek 8188ce wifi adapter. Everything works very well with the exception of the wifi. I have used wicd and it didn't worked at all so i ...
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How to manually recheck for available network devices?

I use a DSL cable modem for Connecting Internet. Many a times it happens that the modem is turned off due to some problems by my ISP, and is started after sometime. Now the problem is that every time ...
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Huawei E303C Problem / Problema con Modem Huawei E303C

TRANSLATED: I am really a new Ubuntu user, but for some time ago, I have tried Xubuntu and I liked it. Because of this I went a little further to Ubuntu. Right now, I am having this problem. I use ...
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Wireless active connection not shown in NM drop-down menu

Since yesterday I edited my Wifi connection at home (adding a WPA Key) and updated my connection in NM. The connection works and I can surf the web. But the NM menu doesn't show any connection, ...
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Vpn connection breaks with hint “short read (-1): Message too long”

I have duall access l2tp connection to internet through router and pptp connection to my company's local network. Network Manager connects succesfully to vpn, but when I try to get some resources from ...
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Why has wireless disappeared after my 12.10 upgrade?

I just upgraded to 12.10 on my Lenovo B570 laptop. NetworkManager isn't displaying a submenu for wireless connections at all, even though I downloaded the update through the wireless connection. This ...
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Automatically connect to a hidden wireless network?

Maybe I'm just missing something, but in Precise and Quantal I haven't been able to figure out how to automatically connect to a hidden wireless network. How can I enable this from within the network ...
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Wifi works perfectly in Windows but incosistent in Ubuntu. Goes up and down frequently

I am facing the problem described in this thread and this thread. To describe in brief, my internet wifi faces problem where the internet pages don't load every few minutes and completely stop ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 MAC change not able to connect - Broadcom BCM4313

Okay guys, so i've looked around extensively on this topic, only to find that no one has a true solution, only half explained work arounds. Something tells me this problem can be solved, for the pure ...
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Cannot connect wireless internet with an Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n wi-fi adapter

I am new to Ubuntu, Am trying to connect to wireless network but in the network center i cannot even select a local network there are no listings, In windows its straight forward enter in a key, ...
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Why doesn't network-manager start at boot?

I think this started happening a couple of months ago when I upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04. Whenever I reboot, network-manager does not start. I have to manually run sudo start network-manager, and ...
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Ethernet Connection Unavailable

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a laptop with an Intel NIC (driver e1000e). When I connect the ethernet port to the internet (college network, DHCP) it works out of the box. Now I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless won't connect with gnome network manager or wicd

I have an HP Pavilion Slimline s3100n and I cannot for the life of me get the wifi to connect and stay connected in any circumstances with network manager or wicd... I'm pulling my freaking hair out ...
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kubuntu dsl network problems

OK so here is the problem, i want to reinstall kubuntu 12.04 lts on my pc but i cannot connect to any internet, because the network manager wont let me.i have internet through pppoe but the problem is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 64bit fresh install, wireless issue! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my laptop, run the update manager, restarted and suddenly I can't use my ...
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Is there any way to take my old internet connections with me when doing a new install?

I have /home on a seperate partition, so every time when I do a new install of Ubuntu, I take my program settings with me. This works fine for most programs, but I still have to retype my Wi-Fi ...
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Changing device assigned to the modem in Network Manager

I have an EVDO modem. I tried to connect it with wvdial; pppd works fine, but I don't like having to use the terminal. I want to connect using network manager. The modem is detected fine in Ubuntu, ...
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What is the best way to bypass China firewall to allow SSH deploy@**.com

I am trying to bypass the china firewall and allow SSH deploy@**.com at the command console. This is because I need to test the games I wrote on apps.facebook.com/**. I tried VPN (both pptp and ...
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Do I need to install Network Manager for Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 64 LiveUSB

I have Alcatel Speedtouch ADLS USB modem and I have been trying to figure out how to set it up. I finally found a page explaining it simply. But the Network Manager program link doesn't work. I think ...
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nm-applet disconnects from a known wireless network and fails to reconnect

I have Samsung R780 laptop with Realtek RTL8192E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC. I had problems with wireless on it from the beginning: initially, internal wireless adapter would not even work (see ...
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Access top panel sub indicutors sub-menu items without mouse

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, Is there any way to access network manager menu at top panel(indicators area) without mouse ? may be like we access menu of application by Alt - it will be very convenient. ...
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How to connect to Internet via wired USB ADSL modem in Ubuntu LiveUSB edition?

I have Alcatel Thomson SpeedTouch 330 USB model modem.I can Ubuntu Desktop 64 liveUSB flawlessly but I don't know how to set up my Internet connection? I tried Network manager and entered my ISP, ...
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Network Manager connection is unmanageable until I disable and enable networking

Ubuntu 12.10. The problem is: I've created DSL connection accessible for all users and made it to connect automatically. It works okay. The problem is, when I log in to my session, I cannot control ...
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I can no longer activate wireless on my laptop

I had to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Compaq nc8230. Everything went fine, as before. I did a restart based on "197 Updates", then while carrying the laptop, I pressed the key labeled 2 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - network manager not listing wireless networks

Just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (dual-boot with Windows 7). Had no problem accessing my home wireless network until today. All of a sudden, the network manager doesn't seem to be ...
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Can I install NetworkManager Version 0.9.6.0 on 12.04?

The NetworkManager Version 0.9.4.0 from Ubuntu 12.04 doesent support fully functional VPN Connections over IPv6. (see Do any NetworkManager VPN plugins support IPv6? ) On Ubuntu 12.10 with ...
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How migrate my keyring (containing ssh passprases, nautilus remote filesystem, pgp passwords) and network manager connections?

I changed the disk on my laptop and installed Ubuntu on the new disk. Old disk had 12.04 upgraded to 12.10 on it. Now I want to copy my old keyring with WiFi passwords, ftp passwords for nautilus ...
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cannot connect with huawei e173 after upgrade to 12.10 using network manager

Since upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I can't connect to internet using mobile broadband modem Huawei e173. It worked earlier without problems and now it seems to be properly recognized (at least its ...
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NetworkManager refuses to manage my WLAN interface

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3.6 on a brand-new Samsung NP900X4C. The installer detected the wireless adapter, took in the SSID and WPA passphrase, wrote these into /etc/network/interfaces and ...