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

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How do I disable network connection at prelogin?

--- This question is related to Ubuntu 12.10, since previous versions did not connect to network before login --- I had a bad boot today: the Ubuntu screen was blocked at startup time, after a green ...
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No mobile broadband wizard with a GOBI2000

My details: Thinkpad T410 GOBI 2000 WWAN Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome3 In Ubuntu 12.04, Debian Squeeze and Debian Wheezy my GOBI2000 works like a charm but in Ubuntu 12.10 the connection wizard doesn't ...
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Reset network configuration in ubuntu 12.04

My DSL internet did not connect by network-manager! So I tried to use sudo pppoeconf and my laptop connect to internet successfully. After that my problems are started! First of all network-manager ...
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How do I get wireless to work on a Dell Mini 1018 with Realtek RTL 8188CE Network Adapter?

My Dell Mini 1018 used to work fine with Ubuntu 12.04 with no problems connecting with the wireless card. Then I made the big mistake of attempting to disable WiFi by right-clicking on the wireless ...
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'Failed to apply network settings

When I restart my computer I found a strange error related to blue-tooth. Error is : Failed to apply network settings org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.Spawn.PermissionsInvalid: The permission of the setuid ...
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Pitfalls of replacing NetworkManager with wicd? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Network Manager or WICD? I've been looking for an alternative to NetworkManager that is more accessible from the command line, and I've read some good things about wicd. ...
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802.1q VLAN interface configuration on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

What is the correct way of configuring virtual LAN interfaces (hopefully without messing up Network Manager) on Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop? Simply adding the interface to /etc/network/interfaces seems to ...
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cannot delete IPv6 default gateway

The commands below should be pretty self-explanatory. Please note that the route for which i get failure is obtained by RA and has very less expiry ( e Flag in UDAe). @vm:~$ ip -6 route ...
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Internet connection crashes while wifi / lan stay connected

I am connected to a router by wifi or lan. But every few moments (sometimes seconds, sometimes half an hour) my connection to the internet breaks down. So in one moment I can surf with my firefox and ...
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How do I change the IP adress given for the shared connection?

I currently have my desktop PC dual booting Windows 7 and Ubuntu. The PC has a wireless card installed. I run a LAN cable from the PC to my Xbox 360. In Windows 7, I can bridge the wireless and ...
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How to make NetworkManager NOT manage libvirtd's virtbr0 and vnet0 interfaces?

The libvirt-bin daemon libvirtd creates virtual bridge(s) and interface(s) for the virtual machines it controls. NetworkManager kills these connections. I know that it is possible to uninstall or ...
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How to install NetworkManager-0.9.0.tar.bz2 package on 10.10? [closed]

bapi@ubuntu:~$ cd Downloads bapi@ubuntu:~/Downloads$ cd NetworkManager-0.9.0 bapi@ubuntu:~/Downloads/NetworkManager-0.9.0$ make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. ...
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How do I achieve a PPPoE connection over wifi?

I am trying to move my PPPoE dialling from my router to two machines on that router, a Windows 7 and an Ubuntu 12.04 machine. (Actually one machine with dual boot for now). I set up a DSL (PPPoE) ...
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Network manager Internet sharing and dnsmasq conflict

I am sharing internet from eth1 to eth2. I do this by editing the eth2 properties and setting method to Shared to other computers. I also use dnsmasq for dns caching. Now if I enable Internet ...
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Changes in /etc/network/interfaces do not make any change

I config static ip in /etc/network/interfaces $ cat /etc/network/interfaces # This file describes the network interfaces available on your system # and how to activate them. For more information, see ...
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Intel® WiFi Link 5100 - no wireless networks found - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a random computer called a Seneca Data Carbon 14. Made by a small NY company. I loaded 12.04 LTS on it and I can't get wireless. Ehternet works fine. The adapter is the Intel® WiFi Link 5100. ...
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Have to run sudo dhclient eth0 automatically every boot

I just installed ubuntu 12.04.1 alternative install (for raid 0 on some disks). I Have some problems with the net. I'm at school, we use cable, and it got IPv6. If I run ifconfig eth0 heres my ...
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How to forward an Internet connection to another network?

Can somebody please make a short & sweet tutorial telling how to forward an Internet connection to different network interfaces in Ubuntu...? This is the idea: I'm using a 3G usb modem to get ...
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Restore dnsmasq-base. Howto?

I have Ubuntu (12.04 64bit) running using VMWare Player. I accidentally removed dnsmasq-base and therefore also network-manager + network-manager-gnome. How can i re-install these without any ...
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how to know which standard does my Wi-Fi Connection using currently

My laptop has capabilities of 802.11n connection. with my previous router i could connect with more than 54Mb connection. now i have D-Link router and for some reason the maximum connection speed is ...
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12.04 - network manager not started at boot

I am on Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit, fresh install. I have a wired connection (eth1 interface), the IP address is assigned by DHCP, and PEAP authentication (wpa_supplicant) is set up. My problem is that ...
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How to completely remove wicd from 12.04?

I had issues with WiFi so I removed Network Manager. I booted Windows OS (dual booting Windows 7 and 12.04) to download wicd 1.7.2.4. Extracted it and installed. However, wcid worked properly with ...
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How to share my Wifi internet to other system? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and i have an internet connection through my wireless card. I want to share this internet connection so that other systems (like an Android phone for example) can use internet ...
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How can I use a .ovpn file with Network Manager?

I have a .ovpn file with my VPN config - it works fine when I do sudo openvpn --config ~jrg/Documents/vpn-config.ovpn in the terminal, but I'd like to use Network Manager. How can I do this?
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What network manager to use for the Xfce4 Panel to see my current conection state? [closed]

I have installed Xubuntu desktop on top of initial Lubuntu 12.04 installation. How can I select between the wireless networks and how to see the app in the panel? I used Xfce in the past but I do ...
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/etc/resolv.conf nameserver fd00::1

My /etc/resolv.conf constantly get a mysterious entry, i run a home network with ipv6 provided by ravd, the interface is auto-configured by Network manager (all name server lookups are lost when this ...
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Configuration of the Network Manager via DBus: how to set the ad hoc mode

I have an hard nut to crack: a nice bottle of italian Chianti wine to the solver! :) To automatically configure WiFi, I first have to kill the Network Manager and than activate the WiFi via the ...
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How to setup VPN as Proxy

I have an PerfectPrivacy VPN connected via the OpenVPN-Network-Manger-Plugin (Ubuntu 12.04.1) and I want to assign a system wide proxy over that VPN. I have tried proxydriver that should do that ...
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apt-get problem while installing , removing and updating [duplicate]

I tried to install ZTE's software for mobile broadband but it got error while installing itself. Now I was ok with the network-manager which itself detects my USB modem. But, everytime while ...
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How to change dnsmasq port?

I am using port 53 for my vpn, and I need to use port 53. I changed the port of dnsmasq, connected openVPN, and now request are unable to resolve errors. sudo dnsmasq -p 5642 . Is there a way to ...
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How to connect to a 802.1x wireless network with EAP type to be SecureW2?

My school's wireless network supports 802.1x wireless connection with SecureW2 as EAP type.Is it possible to connect to this network from Ubuntu 12.04?I am asking because after a small google research ...
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Change wifi roaming aggressiveness [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless roaming aggressiveness Is there any way to change roaming aggressiveness? We are having issues at our school with clients running 12.04 losing connection when ...
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how to activate different wired profiles in Gnome3?

I can't find out how to activate different wired profiles through gnome3 network panel ($ gnome-control-center network); i created these profiles within nm-connection-editor? ...Or is there a way to ...
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Can I get Network Manager to unload/load the wireless driver?

Sometimes my wireless loses connection and will not reconnect. However, I find it will reconnect when I open terminal and run sudo modprobe -r nameOfDriver sudo modprobe nameOfDriver However, going ...
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Upgraded to 12.04 and now the WiFi applet doesn't show wireless connections to connect to

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 and everything is fine expect I now have no option to connect to WiFi. Under the WiFi applet in the upper top right where I would typically open the applet and see WiFi ...
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Why does WiFi work with WICD but not Network Manager

So my WiFi can connect with WICD, but not the default KDE network manager. I would like to know why. Do both these applications handle the connection differently? If so what would the difference be? ...
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How do I set up Internet connection on Ubuntu 11.10?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 today. I had installed Ubuntu many a times and uninstalled it again because I couldn't connect to the Internet. I tried configuring the DSL in Ubuntu, but it failed. I ...
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Can't create ad-hoc network

I seem to have trouble creating an ad-hoc network in XUbuntu. I'm using the network manager to create the ad-hoc network. However, I can't then connect to the network using the same machine (as the ...
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Why does the common internet stop working when I connect to an OpenVPN server?

I've set up an OpenVPN daemon on an Ubuntu server of mine and as soon as I connect to it from my Ubuntu laptop with a Network Manager plug-in web pages won't open any more (but get ok as soon as I ...
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Network Manager missing after update: no connectivity

After an update and restart, I found that the network icon on the top is missing and so, I cannot connect to LAN, wifi, USB modem, nothing. Now, I am booting from a Live USB, then chrooted to my ...
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How to prevent NetworkManager from taking control of a specific network interface?

I want to set up a mesh network using batman-adv, but NetworkManager keeps taking control of the second adapter... I need to be able to selectively tell NetworkManager not to manage one specific ...
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Problem connecting to wirless internet - computer will not boot with networking unless ethernet cable is connected

Ubuntu server 12.04, fully updated, with lxde installed... I have a problem with my wireless connection and don't know how to solve it. I can't get any networking at all unless I plug the ethernet ...
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Asking for a SSTP connecting configuration file for using SSTP command line [closed]

Using sstp with Network Manager and DNScrypt stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04 DNSCrypt and Network manager and using Unblockvpn's SSTP - http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ Connects the ...
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Openning NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal

I need to open NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal (for ssh -X ). What is the command that opens it?
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ubuntu 12.04 system error/macchanger issue?

specifics: Ubuntu 12.04 gateway LT2800 series 1gb ram Intel GMA 3150 I just started getting a system error. I don't know if it's related to my issue with macchanger. But this is the issue I'm most ...
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How to auto reconnect WiFi after the router restarts

Where I live, there is power outage every few hours. This means my DSL WIFI routergets reset after 2-3 hours max. The network is secured and requires password to connect. So when the router resets and ...
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Cannot connet to password protected wifis

Network manager cannot connect to a wifi, if the wifi is password protected (WEP or WPA). However it can connect to passwordless wifis. Also, I can conned to password protected wifis manually as: ...
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Ubuntu-12.04 nm-applet: Failed to register as an agent

nm-applet: Failed to register as an agent "Wireless Network authentication request" dialogue box not prompting for the wireless password since nm-applet is not registered as an agent. Are ...
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“connection not visible or not available” after switch DSL to LAN

I had a company computer(ubuntu 12.04LTS) taken home. My home use DSL and my company use LAN to connect to internet. The computer works well in my company, but I have to config it after taken home. I ...
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waiting for network configuration network manager

I recently updated ubuntu to 12.04 and i have 2 problems: 1.) 'waiting for network configuration' shows each time when starting computer 2.) I always have to type in terminal 'sudo ...