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

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Wireless Card works under network manager but not with wicd

I have a TP-LINK WN821N and two computers, both with 12.04 LTS and 12.04.2 LTS. The computer with 12.04 does not have graphical environment, I tried network-manager but did not work so I installed ...
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Setting a static IP address.

I'm trying to set a static IP address in 12.10. When I run ifconfig, I find that both lo and wlan0 have downloaded packets. In my /etc/network/interfaces file it says auto lo. Which should I be ...
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Cisco AnyConnect VPN Client broke my internet

I was using the AnyConnect client when it froze and I had to do a hard reboot of my computer. Now I can't connect to the internet at all, with or without VPN. The Network Connections manager seems to ...
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Shared internet connection - console equvalent

I know how to share ethernet connection (bridged with wifi) with Network Manager GUI. Now I'm trying to do the same from console (Ubuntu server 12.04). The steps I did for now: Connected to wifi via ...
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Problem linking WLAN to Ethernet

So I've been trying to use a laptop who's wifi card doesn't work properly, by using a Lenovo V570 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 to bridge the two networks. I changed my ethernet network to "Shared to other ...
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Is dnsmasq not loading because of a Network Manager conflict?

I'm on 12.10, and have always used dnsmasq. A few days ago I noticed strange messages during boot: NetworkManager[1316]: <warn> DNS: plugin dnsmasq update failed dnsmasq[1302]: failed to create ...
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The “resolv.conf” file becomes empty after each restart [duplicate]

The "/etc/resolv.conf" file becomes empty after each restart and I lose the DNS data set in it. It only contains the following text each time: # Generated by NetworkManager What should I do?
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Networking Disabled under VMWare Fusion on Mac OS X

I use MacBook with Mac OS X Lion 10.7.5. I have installed VMWare Fusion 5.0.2, under which Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS have been installed as virtual machines. Under Ubuntu vmware-tools-distrib ...
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DSL through pppoeconf works but through Network Manager stops some sites from loading in browsers?

I am having Ubuntu 12.04. DSL through pppoeconf(connecting at boot time) works without any problem but connecting through Network Manager stops some sites from (fully)loading in browsers ? Disabling ...
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Why does network-manager always keep trying to connect to neighbours wifi?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin with graphic interface gnome3. My wifi card detects like 20 diffrent acces points. Sometimes I want to stay unconnected, but not have to disable my wifi ...
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can only connect to one network

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 a couple of weeks ago on my HP laptop (completely replaced Windows). Everything seemed fine until a few days ago when I was unable to connect to the internet with my ...
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In Wired Connection settings save option is getting grayed out

Each time I switch to manual configuration, of wired connection in Ubuntu 12.10, the save button gets grayed out. As soon as I start setting it in Manually, it gets grayed out.Please help ! One ...
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12.04 NetworkManager trying to configure eth0 which is on a bridge

For months I've been running 12.04 headless home server with a bridge connected through eth0. I've been using this /etc/network/interfaces file: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto br0 iface ...
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selectively route traffic in split-VPN 12.04

I often work remotely. I use the Network Manager to set up my VPN connection, which has worked pretty well. The VPN I have set up currently using the Password with Certificates (TLS) type. What I ...
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Lost All Networking After Upgrade to Ubuntu 12.04

I am running an old Dell Inspiron 1521 built in 2007. I ran 11.10 on it and now have been running 12.04 LTS since its launch. When I first installed, I had to run modprobe b43 on the Broadcom Minicard ...
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ubuntu12.04 the system network service is not compatible with this version

After installing [libdirectfb-1.2-0_1.2.8-5ubuntu2_i386.deb] file for trying [Realsoft 3D] on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit, suddenly and without restarting the internet went off and the signal and the ...
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DHCP 'hotplugging' or failover

When some PCs are connected via a simple switch, that is also connected to an DHCP router, is it possible to have them autoconfiguring their IP adresses, if the DHCP is absent, but DHCP-configured, as ...
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network-manager do not start automatically

How to auto start network-manager? I installed ubuntu mini iso and ubuntu-gnome-desktop (without the install recommendations). So, I have the system working fine, except that the network manager do ...
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Why do I now have to enter username and password when connecting from iPhone to the ad-hoc wireless network created on my Ubuntu machine?

I'm having problem connecting to ad-hoc I created in ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS. My office have a restricted (and very slow) Wifi which isnt much of any use. So I figured I could create an ad-hoc in my ...
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Internet keeps disconnecting from AP & network-manager needs to be restarted every few minutes [duplicate]

This happens with two different-vendor access points. Internet disconnects while the nm-applet is showing connected. Although, nm-applet shows that am connected and I got IP address but I even can't ...
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How to reset network manager

I'm using Mobile Broadband using a nokia mobile to connect to Internet. All I did in my Ubuntu 12.10 is add 'new mobile broadband' (in terms of networking, no other tweaks). Problem: Yesterday i just ...
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Setting up ovpn connect for iPhone with no ovpn file

I have a working openvpn connection on a Ubuntu laptop. When I export it (using network-manager) I get a conf file. I need an ovpn file so I can configure my openvpn app on my iPhone. I also have a ...
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How can I completely remove NetworkManager?

I want to disable NetworkManager entirely, and have my eth0 and wifi connections unmanaged. My eth0 on my main linux box is unmanaged and I have no issues with it, I want to do the same to my other ...
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How to set up Internet connection sharing?

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Now, I want Internet connection sharing between the two LAN cards. How can I accomplish this?
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Play a sound file when connecting to the Internet?

Is it possible to play a certain sound file whenever Ubuntu connects to the Internet? The sound should play when Ubuntu begings to try to connect after starting up the PC, after manually ...
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How to setup Adhoc between Kubuntu 12.10 to Ubuntu 12.04

So I'm in a temporary situation. If I get the answer later, I still would like to know the answer. I have 2 laptops, laptop 1 is and old pentium m running Ubuntu 12.04 (The last supported OS for it.) ...
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How to change MAC of wlan0?

Can anybody tell me the way to change MAC of wlan0? I have tried macchanger commands but nothing works (Ubuntu 12.10-Broadcom Network Adapter). This is what I am getting: I have tried the ...
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grep “something” anyfiles.log > afile.csv , don't need to print the input path and file name to CSV file

I have some logs files, they have more than 30000 lines. I need to find the name "domain" and save in CSV file but after saving, any lines in CSV file has been added the path and file name of input ...
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Problem with connecting to some of wireless networks in ubuntu 12.10

I've recently instaled ubuntu 12.10 on my lenovo ideapad Y570, and i have a big problem with connecting to some of the wireless networks. So, the one at my home is working just fine, as well as my ...
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How to setup a static IP for network-manager in Virtual Box on Ubuntu Server

Hi there is anyone familiar with the non-gui version of ubuntus network Manager? I'd like to set up a static IP with it in virtualbox without touching the file /etc/network/interfaces. IP: ...
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What is the correct syntax for /etc/network/interfaces?

How do I configure /etc/network/interfaces for my wifi? When I cant to set a static IP for my ethernet card I use the following configuration: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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Wireless Issues on Toshiba C855D Satellite [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Toshiba Satellite C850, Wlan, rtl8188ce not working I just bought a Toshiba C855D satellite yesterday and installed 12.04 this morning without a problem. on the first ...
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How can I access debug info for failing VPN connection via Network Manager? [duplicate]

I have a VPN connection set up via the Network Manager. Today it failed because I forgot make the key files accessible, once I made them accessible, it worked. Yay! But, what if I hadn't remembered? ...
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Completely remove nm-applet from gnome-shell

I have installed Ubuntu Gnome Remix 12.10. I have uninstalled network-manager, network-manager-gnome, etc... but in gnome-shell top bar panel remains the applet without icon: How can I completely ...
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Identical default gateway with different metric (0 and 100) Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

I have recently started to configure my network using /etc/network/interfaces for a static IP address. For this I have added the following lines into the file: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto ...
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Why does network manager automatically choose WEP over WPA & WPA2?

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason my wireless connection is using WEP when it is set to use WPA/WPA2 Personal. Also I should mention that I used to be on 12.04 and was experiencing the ...
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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 ...