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

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List of gconf keys, in particular nm-applet

I made the same mistake (clicking "do not show again" in NM applet) as this guy: Where can I find network manager's gconf key? The problem is that the entirety of my nm-applet/gconf.xml is: ...
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How can I set a default profile for a network interface in network manager?

I have the following network profiles defined in Network Manager in my Xubuntu VM: "DHCP" and "Static" are bound to eth1, and "VM Network" is bound to eth0. I'd like "DHCP" to be the default for ...
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Share internet connection from computer without NAT

Is there a way to use my laptop with a wifi card and provide network access to my laptop without NAT? I currently set up network manager to share the internet connection and I can browse the internet ...
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Setting up wired broadband with static IP

I was using my wired broadband connection perfectly with windows. That broadband uses static ip. At windows 7 the setup was done in IPv4 section. That had following things: i) Ip Address ii) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Network Manager Problem In System Tray

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed fallback version of desktop. I have a problem about my network manager in system tray. I can see network manager but no button is working in network manager in ...
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Reverse Commands Which Disabled Network-Manager?

While attempting a wifi fix, I was prompted to run the following commands: sudo mv /etc/init/network-manager.conf /etc/init/network-manager.conf-disabled sudo mv /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop ...
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Script to extract/push a list of wireless configurations including passwords?

I need to configure a set of new machines. They all need a set of common WLAN connections I currently have on my machine. I know how to manually retrieve the settings including the passwords using the ...
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How can I have a network connection after uninstalling network manager?

I removed dnsmasq-base with sudo apt-get remove dnsmasq-base then I tried to install sudo apt-get install dnsmasq After executing the first command network manager is disabled and I am not more ...
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Do I need NetworkManager on Ubuntu Server?

I've seen several posts suggesting using nmcli, nm-tool and similarly named utilities for network related tasks. In my case, I was trying to see what DNS my Ubuntu server installation is trying to ...
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Wired connection fails

I have been using ubuntu for a few years now, and since I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 I have this issue, where I get no error or notifications at all, but my wired connection just stops working. The ...
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How can I make new wireless connections use a VPN by default?

I check this box every time I connect to a new wireless network: How can I make it enabled by default for new connections?
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OpenVPN missing in “connection type dialogue” in Ubuntu 13.04

I need to connect to my work computer with an openVPN connection, this is something that I have successfully set up on my Ubuntu 12.04 in the past, so I'm alright with with how to do this in theory. I ...
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How to reinstall dnsmasq-base

I accidentally removed dnsmasq-base following a tutorial without looking at the warnings in the comments. So what I want to know is, is there a way of getting my network manager back without losing ...
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Clean Network-Manager “never” connected record

How can I clean Nm from all the network ID I never get connected too ? Traveling and moving here and there increase the list of net and I don't need many of them ... so I would like to clean all the ...
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Why after ticking Automatically connect to VPN the Ethernet is not activated automatically anymore?

I have configured an OpenVPN session attached to my Ethernet Wired Connection and as soon as I have ticked the option "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" on my Wired Connection ...
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Internet connection drops out

I have this random network failure. No error pops up, the system says it's still connected to the internet(wifi and wired). The problem is, I can't connect to anything, even a ping google.com gives no ...
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USB port not working, while shutdown and network manager are misbehaving

I use an Acer Aspire One with Xubuntu (12.04). Last night I installed a few updates, only the security ones because it was late. It finished OK with a message about needing to restart for the changes ...
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What is “normal” activity on the loopback (lo) network interface?

I'm trying to diagnose intermittent poor wifi performance on my laptop, which has a fresh installation of 13.04. I installed several network monitoring tools, including "slurm", which I'm now using ...
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What packages add support for different VPN types to Network Manager?

What VPN types does Network Manager support, and what packages do I specifically need to install to allow the support of those VPN protocols?
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How can I figure out what polkitd is doing with so much of my system's resources?

I'm running 13.04 on an acer c7 (chrubuntu 12.04 install then two system upgrades) and now whenever I use my computer for more than a few minutes, it slows down as polkitd, dbus-daemon, ...
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How to restart networking? eth0 RJ45 does not connect after sleep mode in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After I sleep down my notebook (Xubuntu 12.04) and wake up, my network setting goes often corrupted and does not work. Only solution seems to be restart. Connecting and disconnecting in network ...
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No “ENABLE BROADBAND” option in network settings of ubuntu 12.10

i used to use 12.04 LTS and had the same problem..upgraded to 12.10 as i have read somewhere that 12.10 has a fix for it...but i still face the same problem.. *i have wvdial...usb-mode switch packages ...
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Why Network Manager Can't Detect My ZTE USB 3G Modem!

I am using ubuntu 12.10. I use a ZTE USB 3G Modem to connect to internet. I connect that modem through a driver software which was provided with the modem. This modem works fine. I can browse , use ...
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NetworkManager problem with 'cloned MAC address'

My problem is that at univ. each desktop computer is given a 'fake'/'cloned' MAC address which is recognised by our network and let us in without further authentication/VPN and the likes (don't ask ...
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Which application can I use for a network traffic monitor

Is there a way to see ALL the traffic? from which process with the REAL NAME is accessing to which IP with the REAL NAME at which bitrate? When I say real name I am referring something like this: ...
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Does NetworkManager have a limited bandwidth mode?

As soon as I go online via my portable 3G hotspot, all running programs happily start pulling updates (e.g. Gwibber, Thunderbird, Update Manager...) and eat into my traffic quota. Is there a way to ...
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How to stop Static IP is being overwritten with dynamic IP?

I have create a connection from network manager GUI with wired connection and in IPv4 setting tab, with all details like IP address,netmask,gateway and DNS server. Also change the ...
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default gateway setting for “universal” wifi adapter

The data sheet for the IOGear Universal Wi-Fi N Adapter states that it supports Linux (Fedora 10 (Kernel: 2.6.27.5-117)) but has no directions in the manual. When setting up the static IP address ...
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How to set network connection as Internet connection?

In Kubuntu 13.04 it looking as that: Wired connection used for Internet access on screenshot (notice globe icon). How to swtich "Internet" status from wired connection to another?
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NetworkManager editor can't edit wired connection

I've just done a clean install of 13.04 and have been busy trying to get everything configured. I have a working setup at this point, but one item is annoying me. My wired connection can't be edited ...
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I can't use HTTP Proxy in the shell

I am a Linux Ubuntu user and I have some problem setting the proxy on my entire system. I go into the network settings of my Gnome and then I go to the Network Proxy settings mask and then I put my ...
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What is the method to manage network interfaces in Ubuntu 12.04?

After upgrading two instances of an older Ubuntu (10.10 and 11.04) to 12.04, I notice an apparent conflict between the way my network interfaces were previously managed and the new methodology, which ...
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packages have been unpacked but not yet configured

I am stuck with this weired issue. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Sudo dpkg --audit Output is The following packages have been unpacked but not yet configured. They must be configured using dpkg ...
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Create DSL connection on Xububtu 12.04

How do create DSL connection on Xububtu 12.04? I have been provided with a username, password and 2 DNS settings (prefeired and alternative). On windows I could key in all info and connect within ...
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Can't see VPN option when configuring with Network Manager (new install of Ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

I have recently completed a full install of Ubuntu 13.04 after using 12.04 previously. I then tried to reinstall my VPN settings and am no longer able to configure a VPN using Network Manager. When ...
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Configure “Link-Local Only” without NetworkManager?

I have two computers, each of which I want to connect to a camera that communicates via "Link-Local" Ethernet. The first computer has a full install of 12.10. I can get the camera communicating by ...
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Internet access only via VPN (Cisco AnyConnect), when VPN off - DNS look-up fails

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. After installing VPN client and using it for couple of months normally, something happened. After one more package/program update I stopped being able to connect to Internet ...
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Wired network works in live CD but not after installation

Live CD and installation have working network connection. But after installing, the network connection is offline; it won't connect! No automatic configuration, aka DHCP doesn't work. Static ...
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Cloned mac not work with networkmanager in 64bit Ubuntu, And I use USB Wireless Card RT3070

I set a different mac address in the networkmanager, but it keep the old mac address. However, change mac work with type ifconfig hw ether ***, but it's not that I want: I found this in ...
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Huawei EC156 modem no longer detected after disconnected

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 Raring. Now I'm facing a problem with my Huawei EC156 modem. At first it will work properly but it will disapear from network-manager if the modem is disconnected ...
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How To Debug and Fix PPTP/VPN Client Connection

I am asking a question, which has two sub-questions. Those are how can I get VPN to work on Ubuntu 12.04, either by getting the built-in pptp VPN to work or through manual configuration. Microsoft ...
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How to configure 12.04.2 network without being connected?

When I use the "Network" tool from the "System Settings" application, it won't let me configure the wired interface unless the cable is attached and "live". I want to move machines from one network ...
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how to check network card bonding speed in ubuntu 10.04

I have Ubuntu 10.04 install DELL R710 server I have configured the network bonding using the below steps sudo apt-get install ifenslave ------------------------------------------- vi ...
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Wireless n-networks in Ubuntu 13.04 and WICD

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo E530 laptop, and found myself having trouble connecting to the company's wireless network which uses the n-standard. I have no trouble connecting to ...
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Broadband dongle is not working after upgrade

I upgraded 12.10 to 13.04 and my USB dongle is not recognized by network-manager. I using Huawei E367. Modem is properly recognized by the system. lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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NetworkManager run script before connection based on SSID

Is it possible to have NetworkManager run a script before it connects to a wifi network and pass the SSID of the network to the script (or just execute a script based on SSID)? I'm switching back from ...
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How do I configure IPv4 connection to use a DNS accessible only over IPv6?

I'm trying to make my system resolve IPv4 addresses over an IPv6 connection because my IPv6 connection is more secure (yes, it really is. Long story). The IPv6 nameserver resolves IPv4 addresses; it ...
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how do I get dhclient to start when I login and start as root?

I've messed up my ubuntu. I uninstalled something that network-manager depended on and now I have to start the dhclient manually every time I log in. I've got a script that does the sudo dhclient eth0 ...
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Why is my Broadband Dongle not detected after upgrade to 13.04?

I got a strange problem! My broadband dongle is not being detected on my Dell 5220 laptop after I updated to Ubuntu 13.04. Previously it was working fine in 12.10.
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The new Ubuntu upgrade (13.04) wont let me connect to wi-fi [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded Ubuntu to 13.04 I haven't been able to connect to any wi-fi. I could connect to wi-fi with every version of Ubuntu till this one. When I click on network manager the "Enable ...