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

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Configure VPN… is greyed out and I cannot edit my VPN settings

Today I see that my "Configure VPN..." part is greyed out and I have been using several PPTP VPN connections so far and today suddenly this seems to be inactive. I did the changes in the network ...
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vpn l2tp connection on ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10 and I need to create a VPN L2TP connection. I installed strongswan, as suggested by this answer, but now I don't understand how to configure the connection. The connection ...
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NetworkManager connects to random network

I upgraded Xubuntu to 14.04 a few months ago and ignored that problem for a while, but it's getting ridiculous. My NetworkManager connects to some random (configured) network, instead of the last ...
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How to connect to two VPNs at the same time?

At my university, I have to connect to the local VPN in order to be able to connect to the Internet, at the same time, I want to connect to another VPN. What should I do?
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network manager - run script when connect failed [duplicate]

is it possible to tell network manager to run a script when network connection gets down (and it can't reconnect)? e,g: I have A bug in my network card driver, and sometimes NM fails to connect, a ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I ...
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dhcp server setting

I have a ubuntu desktop (running on a raspberry pi) that is configured with dhcp on eth0. This device comes from an environment where they use a server to route all the internet trafic and dhcp ...
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Failed to connect to Cisco anyconnect VPN via openconnect

I've read several texts about this on the web and this site but couldn't solve the issue.I have network-manager-openconnect and network-manager-vpnc plugins installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (for GUI usage). ...
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Unable to load VPN connection editor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Some time ago I created a VPN connection using Ubuntus own Network Manager, which worked fine! Now, a few months later, I want to go in and edit the connections details, but instead I get this error: ...
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Ubuntu WiFi fails to connect

###Read Edits below### initial post I'm using 14.10 ubuntu and it is dual booted with windows 8.1, my issue occured "randomly" (being careful using that word - i dont remember if i did anything ...
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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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How to create wifi hotspot on Ubuntu 14.04 that is visible to every device?

I was creating a wifi hotspot using kde-nm-connection-editor as instructed on Share Internet Connection With Android in Ubuntu 14.04 but an unexpected error occurred as a result of which I was able to ...
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Define specific internet routing with Network Manager [duplicate]

I have a wireless internet that goes out to the Internet, but I have Ethernet set up for a private internal non-Internet-facing network. When I connect my Ethernet on this private static ...
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Problems regarding the network manager with Wi-Fi networks

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS 64-bit and our school uses a network with WPA2 Enterprise security and PEAP authentication without a certificate. The inner authentication method used is MSCHAPv2. In ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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vpnc works but network-manager-vpnc fails

I am trying to connect to a vpnc vpn. I first created a conf file /etc/vpnc/clientvpn.conf looking like this: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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Stuck at getting IP configuration

Recently, whenever I try to connect to Ethernet, Ubuntu detects the LAN wire but takes a long time(about 10min) to get the IP address. Output of nm-tool: Type: Wired Driver: r8169 State: connecting ...
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Ethernet Lights Not On When Cable Connected And Not Working

I have two OS and second OS connects to internet easily, so it's not a hardware problem. The output of lspci is: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 2nd Generation Core Processor Family DRAM ...
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Can't execute nmcli in an upstart job

The file below is the default network-manager.conf upstart job. $ cat /etc/init/network-manager.conf # network-manager - network connection manager # # The Network Manager daemon manages the system's ...
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Connect to two networks simultaneously

I want to connect to two networks simultaneously using the Ethernet and in-built WiFi or to two WiFi networks by installing an additional WiFi adapter. My requirement: I have two sets of devices ...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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OpenConnect: Force all connections throught VPN (if IPv6 unavailable)

On Ubuntu 14.10, I'm connecting to the same VPN service using either OpenConnect (through the network-manager-openconnect(-gnome) packages or the Cisco AnyConnect Client. Using the AnyConnect client, ...
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network manager not working

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.1 server. Recently, I installed Ubuntu desktop for it; before that it had automatically gained an IP address through DHCP. After installing Ubuntu desktop, I have provided an IP ...
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Get Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter to work under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k under trusty. It should work just out of the box for windows and linux. On windows it works, but on ubuntu 14.04 (same computer) it doesn't. ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN with ufw enabled on Ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 3.18

Suddenly VPN disconnected and can't reconnect no longer on kernel 3.18.1, so I try to install kernel 3.18.2 but my problem still exist. But I can connect to VPN with 3.14 kernel easily. The output of ...
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How to Install/Configure/Manage Server/ProxyServer for my small office to control everything ?? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I am totally newbie to Servers. I'm running a small web based office with having 25 employees. It's been 3 months & i'm watching that my team is sucking up all my internet data in ...
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Set network manager dns

I have Ubuntu 14.10. When I'm at work I can browse the internet without problems. Now that I'm at home, I can connect, but I'm not able to browse the web. Some informations: the output of ifconfig: ...
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repeated password dialog for laptop wifi connection

I'm having the classic problem when trying to connect my laptop to wifi - repeated password dialogs, even though the credentials have been entered. I'm using the standard network manager. Machine ...
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network-manager no longer starts automatically

First post here I think I have a 14.10 box that used to be a 14.04 box. It's a media centre. When it was a 14.04 box it booted up fine. Now though it doesn't. When it boots it pauses on "Waiting for ...
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Trouble with wired connection

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and having problems connecting to a wired connection. My computer is having problems connecting to the network. Up until now, I have been able to solve this problem by doing ...
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Wired Internet connection stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS periodically

I have faced peculiar problem, let me explain the whole history. At first I have started to use Ubuntu 12.04LTS for my simulation purpose. But I recognised that internet connection (wired) stopped ...
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How do I run GUI version of NetworkManager on DWM?

I was using wicd-gtk to connect to networks but for some reason it doesn't connect me to some networks and NetworkManager seems to be working fine. How can I launch GUI version of NetworkManager if I ...
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Re-enable Network Manager?

I started doing Ubuntu literally a day or so ago. To get a certain USB NIC to work, I had to disable the Network Manager; the readme stated that the Network Manager would interfere with the Command ...
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What “flavour” or type of LAN should I be using? [closed]

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed & running well on an old P4 machine (32 bit). I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed and running well, as a dual boot with WinXP, on a newer Core2Duo Asus MB system. Ubuntu ...
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ubuntu 14.04 wired connection packet loss

I am running 14.04 on a new machine and have been unable to get a stable wired internet connection. kernel: 3.13.0-32-generic network card: RTL8111/8168/8411 If I enable DHCP, it sometimes ...
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Are old WiFi AP settings stored in Ubuntu Server?

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I used it earlier to connect to many access points I used ifconfig, iwconfig and /etc/network/interfaces file to do that Now, the WiFi adapter is de-associating from ...
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HotSpot Shiled on Ubuntu 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu and I am starting to get the hang of it. So when I was in windows I was using HotSpot Shield Elite (the Paid version) and it was working marvelously. Now I am trying to ...
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Connecting to two ISP in local network using two different network

We have two ISP 1. BSNL (INDIA), 2. Airtel (INDIA). we getting Bsnl internet through D-Link DSL 2750U modem which holds the IP 192.168.1.1, Airtel internet modem with 192.168.2.1 IP address, Here it's ...
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Route specific program to specific NIC

I have two internet connection, One internet connection has very high latency, it has fluctuation in connection (there is a tree between tower & Wifi CPE, so signal goes up & down) but its ...
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How can I display the list of available WiFi networks?

WiFi works fine on various Wifi networks. But the list of avilable networks accessed from the toolbar icon of nm-applet by no longer appears. I just see the known networks. The list of hidden ...
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Dissapearing wifi connection

I'm experiencing a problem with wifi connection on Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop (Lenovo Z50-70). My laptop can connect to wifi and it works fine, sometimes for a very long time but very often the ...
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Ubuntu machine connects to an unknown wireless network

Ubuntu 12.04 machine connects to an unknown wireless network automatically even if the connection is not visible in the list of wireless connections. This seems to be like a rogue network, how should ...
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No wireless networks shown on Kubuntu Plasma 5

I recently got a new laptop and am setting up linux on it. I'm running off of a liveusb for Kubuntu (the new Plasma 5), and don't see (in the desktop UI) any support for wifi. The network manager ...
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How to make my wifi network re-connect after it loses connection?

I have setup my wireless network like this: /etc/network/interfaces auto lo auto wlan0 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.70 netmask ...
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Possible Error - /usr/sbin/dnsmasq

Can someone please verify if what I am seeing is an error or not? I may have found an error while looking at the running processes using htop. Specifically, it's connected to NetworkManager service: ...
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Network fails and won't reinitialize Ubuntu 14.04

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu-Server 14.04 instance. Nothing is installed yet other than the base system, OpenSSH server, and LAMP server (as selected in the install process). It is connecting ...
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Cisco VPN not working although it says connected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to connect to my university network via VPN. I installed Cisco VPN and seems to be working normally. I connect to the network and it says connected, but when I ...
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Can't connect to WiFi after suspend [duplicate]

After resuming from suspend, the Network Manager detects my WiFi signal, but eventually gives up when trying to connect to it. These fixes did not work: $ sudo restart network-manager $ sudo nmcli ...
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Wifi issuse, first time user

I finally built a PC of my own and I created a duel booting system. (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) Win 8 works flawlessly but Ububntu is the most infuriating thing I've ever dealt with. I can't access the ...
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What could cause “Waiting for network configuration” + 2 minutes unskippable hanging at boot when no network interfaces are configured?

After installation of a bunch of unknown programs (the program causing the problem must have been in the long list of dependencies, /var/log/dpkg.log contains > 38000 entries for the relevant dates) ...