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

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Configure GSM connection using shell (nmcli)

I have a system without X display and I want to use nmcli to configure my usb cell modem. I can get the modem working using Ubuntu Desktops GSM-Wizard (X/GUI). But what is the console alternative on ...
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macchanger doesn't work properly + something automatially changes my MAC address

I have noticed strage macchanger/NatworkManager/Ubuntu/??? behaviour. When I try to change the MAC address it gives a strange error. The address is changed although, but only for ~30 seconds. Then it ...
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The system is not shut down in Xubuntu

I try to shut Xubuntu down properly from the shut down button. However, it just goes to the black screen with the word "Xubuntu" with the "wait for state stop/waiting", and stays there all night. The ...
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WiFi drivers: why unique comp + router pair = 20x slower network?

Update 14 Oct 2014: whole post The situation (by speedtest.net): My notebook built-in wifi reaches internet speed max of 3.3 Mb/s for a specific router. Other computers can get 20-40 Mb/s there. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ethernet connection problem

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and when I disconnect the ethernet cable or I suspend, network manager keeps trying connecting 4-5 times, with failures, and then finally succeed. If I restart, ...
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MenuBar in the right corner doesn't work

My Menubar doesn't show the icons for "network-manager" and the "indicator-multiload". It worked fine until today. Here is a screenshot: I want that it looks like this: I'm using a VPN and ...
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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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Wifi Icon Missing

I know there are current threads that have been solved for this issue, but none of them have seemed to help me. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 My wifi icon on the top has disappeared, I can still connect ...
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Can't connect to Internet (Ethernet or WiFi) after 14.04 upgrade on ideaPad U530

I am currently unable to connect to the Internet on my newly upgraded Ubuntu 14.04. Network Manager is able to identify wireless networks, and it can detect when I'm plugged into an Ethernet ...
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nm-applet (network-manager) can't find security agent

Under Ubunutu 14.04, when trying to connect to an openvpn server via nm-applet I get the response in /var/log/syslog NetworkManager[3590]: <error> [1412801125.247964] [nm-vpn-connection.c:1374] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 network manager crashes every time after login

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS. Earlier, Ubuntu 14.04 was running smoothly on my laptop. But suddenly, since yesterday Ubuntu network manager started crashing every time after login or ...
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Exactly what is the definition of Ubuntu's airplane mode?

I am trying to understand what Ubuntu's airplane mode is, not in concept but in implementation. Aside from the visual indication of it in the GUI, exactly how is this state defined? Is it defined ...
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Network manager start access point

I have a pcDuino and I need to start a access point using network-manager. I know this can be done by creating a new connection and setting the mode to ap. It says that this mode is not supported but ...
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Network notification after installing kde-nm-connection-editor

I have installed plasma-nm on my Ubuntu 14.04. Beside nm-applet's notifications plasma-nm also started generating notification about available networks and wlan0 association with selected networks. ...
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Can't get my wired connection to work

Wireless works fine without any problem, but wired connection is not working for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow a number of different topics, mainly these; ...
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How to dial Mobile Broadband Connection at particular time (Schedule Dial)?

I use D-Link DWP-156 Wireless 3G Modem with Vodafone India as ISP. The mobile broadband connection works perfectly with Network manager (No Problem with connecting or Dialing). Now I want to dial ...
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How do I fix WLAN hot key to toggle wireless state instead of airplane mode?

I've got a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 laptop (model 1143-3BU). Whether running Ubuntu 14.04 or Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon, its wireless hot key Fn-F9 correctly generates the XF86WLAN keysym and reliably ...
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Unable to connect to my college WPA enterprise network

I moved from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 last week. I could able to connect to my Internet from my home. But, when I tried to connect to college network, I'm repeatedly asked for either Certificate and ...
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Lost NetworkManager while installing new version of Lubuntu [duplicate]

I've installed Lubuntu six months ago om my old PC; it works very well and quick. On week ago, they propose me to Update Lubuntu to 12.04. I've done it. BUT ... I've lost NetworkManager ! I've seen ...
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Wireless indicator disappeared on Ubuntu 14.04 and can not connect to new wifi

Strangely, wireless indicator has been disappeared. In addition, When I open the network manager, I can not connect to new wifi, so, I am only able to connect to previous connected wifis. Any Help to ...
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Setting a Static Ip on Ubuntu

I'm struggling with setting my static ip, nothing seems to work. When I enter my interfaces, it says (by default): # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Lubuntu update network-manager

I just installed lubuntu on a pcDuino3 and it is ok. I would just like to upgrade network-manager to 0.9.8.10 or anything greater than 0.9.6. It tried and built version 0.9.7.977 but on reboot ...
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Cannot connect to a working VPN through Network indicator?

I have fully calibrated VPN connection with all the required settings but I cannot connect it through Network Indicator. However sometimes it works just fine and I can connect it. What might be the ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui

I'm trying to add a vpn connection through the openconnect and using the gui. Even though it says that I am connected, I can't access any of the websites on the network I'm trying to connect to. ...
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Ethernet connection not working in ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am facing weird issue with my ethernet connection. Its showing connected but when I hit something in the browser it won't though its connecting via wifi to other networks but not with the wired ...
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Is it possible to limit NetworkManager to a set of named interfaces?

NetworkManager is great for managing my wireless device, but I don't want it touching the virtual devices I create for network experiments (which I use with VMs or containers). I'd really like a way ...
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How to restart the network manager applet

I'm on LXDE. Sometimes my network manager indicator (applet) shows as if I'm not connected to wifi (no bars) and when I right click it it says "networking disabled" although I am connected to the ...
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Can I configure networkmanager to set up a VPN (vpnc) connection that uses “IPSec obfuscated secret”?

I currently use a vpnc configuration (I connect from the cmd line using vpnc filename) that looks like: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID ... IPSec obfuscated secret ....................... IPSec ...
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Network Manager doesn't have option of enable mobile broadband after upgrading 14.04 to latest linux image

Earlier mobile broadband connection seems to work flawlessly but after Upgrading trusty tahr 14.04.1 to linux image 3.13.0-35 there seems to be problem. First it started popping for USB modem ...
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Wireless authentication asked when using nmcli to restart wifi on a connection shared to all users

I am building a little kiosk computer that connects to Wifi. I have 2 users, one (admin) with Admin rights and one (kiosk) without anything. On the one with admin rights, I create a new wifi ...
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Network disappears from list, disconnects, others remain

and Ubuntu, with my first question. I have Ubuntu installed on three machines alongside Win7, so they are all dual boot. I have encountered a WiFi connection problem on one, a Compaq CQ62. The unit ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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Connected to wifi,But no internet

I am using ubuntu 13.10(64 bit) with 8GB ram and core i5 processor. Recently my service provider created a new wifi connection(name starting with AP) and gave me address,netmask and gateway ip to be ...
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Can't connect to VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the procedure I followed: Go to System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection Set in the dialogs that appear: Interface = "VPN" Connection Type = "PPTP" Set the following params ...
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Start a second WiFi on laptop

I use standard Ubuntu 14.04 with network-manager. I am connected to a wifi with my second wlan1 card. How do I tell network-manager to let me configure my wlan0 card on my own with ifconfig? In ...
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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How to quick select which access point (or BSSID) to use for a given wireless network (aka SSID)?

I use NetworkManager with a WLAN that has two access points (same SSID). Is there a quick way to switch between auto selection force to connect to one specific access point force usage of the other ...
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Bypassing Network Manager

Assuming there is more than one ethernet NIC as well as a wireless device on a given system, how can I specify custom settings in /etc/network/interface for one of the NICs but allow Network Manager ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS a month back alongside windows 8. All was good until a week ago when I was trying to shut down my computer via Ubuntu; it froze. So I forcefully shut it down by pressing ...
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network-manager, bridge and vpn

I have a shiny new system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to get something configured which I think is reasonably simple: a bridge (br0) for KVM ability to use a VPN network-manager controlling it ...
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how to setup split-dns for vpn with network-manager

I want to create a split-DNS config on a 14.04 desktop machine with both a local eth network and a VPN connection. Ie I should send DNS lookups for address ranges that are accessed via the vpn to the ...
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how to run an --up script using network-manager-openvpn?

I'm using network-manager-openvpn (w Ubuntu 14.04) to manage VPN connections (client end). I need to run a script when a VPN is activated to fix some routing issues. I know how to do this using ...
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How to get back a missing Network menu in Ubuntu14.04?

I am using Ubuntu14.04. Network menu in my global menu bar has disappeared.How do I get this menu item back? Results of running nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to ...
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14.04 - Network Manager takes too much time reconnecting after resume/wake

I have an Intel wireless network card in my notebook. Whenever I resume/wake/unhibernate my computer it takes about a minute or so in order to be able to connect to the Internet again. It's just too ...
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how to display network manager icon on xfce panel

I install xfce in U Trusty,but the network manager icon disappear.when I run sudo nm-applet,the icon shows.Not only the network manager,but also power manager and fcitx icon disappear,fcitx is a ...
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static ip in NetworkManager but ifconfig does not show the ip (ubuntustudio 14.04)

i am running ubuntustudio 14.04. I have a development setup where my pc has 2 NICs one of which connects to the internet and acquires dhcp ip from the router, while the other (eth1) is used to ...
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/405050011390461/context1

After installing mir on Ubuntu 14.04 desktop network Connection shows /405050011390461/context1. Unable to delete this /405050011390461/context1. I am unable to connect to the internet. There is a dir ...
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Unable to use Internet (hosts unknown) after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 - DNS Resolv.conf problem

I upgraded my PC two days ago from 12.04 (desktop) to 14.04 (desktop). Since then, I am unable to surf on the internet. More exactly, I have the connection (wired) but not host resolving. I have ...