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

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Wireless Network completely disabled

I have read many posts and the answers provided don't seem to help me. I have ran many commands and pasted them below so hopefully will cover the basic questions about my system and what i am ...
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how do I enable firewall zones for NetworkManager

I am trying to use the default network manager for ubuntu 13.10 to connect to networks. Despite any config changes for example, enabling UFW, does not allow for the changing of this profile scheme. ...
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How can I specify or query the order DNS servers will be queried?

For some reason I am not hitting the DNS server I am expecting to hit. I have a wireless connection with a VPN on top of it. I have set both of the connections to use a specific set of DNS servers ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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OpenVPN and the NetworkManager plugin - Advanced Settings Questions

I just set up OpenVPN and the network manager plugin. I purchased VPN service from PrivateInternetAccess.com. It works fine but only when the Cipher and HMAC Authentication under the advanced ...
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Kde network notification on start-up at center

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 and after i login it show me a kde network notification on top-center screen. How can i disable or adjust this inconvenience. Here is a screenshot:
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Can both NICs be in the same subnet?

I have a requirement for which I have to put both the interfaces(eth0 and wlan0) of Ubuntu 12.04 PC in the same subnet. As far as I understand, this should not create a problem but I wanted to ...
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Is network manager called from an /etc/init.d script?

I want to run a script to set the hostname on a heavy customized liveUSB version of ubuntu 10.04 (customized means I'm not ready to update to latest version) I need the script to run before the ...
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Network Connections - Wired tab - edit button greyed out

There are multiple posts/questions about this but none actually have an answer that I could find. Just installed Ubuntu server 12.04. Added myself to the sudoers file, changed the networkmanager.conf ...
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My Wifi does not work for SSH login or saving some forms

The system works perfectly fine with wired connection. It has problems accessing wifi at my office. However my wifi at my home seems to work fine. I have installed wicd and tried many alternatives ...
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Losing wireless about 5-10 minutes after boot, can't get it back without reboot

I know many people have reported similar problems before, and the solutions seem to work for them but not for me. I'm hoping if I give a description of my exact problem it might help: I recently got ...
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udev rules seem ignored; can not prevent modem manager from grabbing device

I am trying to prevent modem manager from running when I plug my cell phone into a USB port. I have tried to add a custom rule with udev, but my custom rules seem ignored. I created a file ...
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Missing Network manager

I have just installed 12.04 LTS but cannot access network manager. Internet access is ok. I have a wired connection to my router but want to set up a VPN. I have checked via terminal and is says ...
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Notification When someone connects to my local network , ARP, Notification file

I have a question concerning Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop - notifications (same notification as Rhythmbox application when playing music back and forth), technically if I'm not mistaken it should be ...
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I Can't find network connection in Xubuntu xfce desktop environment

In unity I used to run system settings->network to establish a DSL connection with username and password. I've switched to xfce for better performance. Now the problem is that I can't find such a ...
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Sharing Internet Connection (DHCP) through a Wireless Hotspot

I have an internet connection through a cable modem. The IP address on the cable modem is not static and is perhaps obtained through a DHCP mode. I wish to share this internet connection through ...
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Cannot delete wired connection

I'm trying to delete a wired connection from network manager in Kubuntu Saucy (Converted and upgraded from Lubuntu Raring). It asks me for confirmation, which I give, but the connection doesn't get ...
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Wifi Hostspot setup for Cable Modem Connection

I have a broadband connection through my ISP (Hathway), using a cable modem. I wish to share the internet connection to my laptop, and the phone. Refer to this configuration guide at 12.10 Wireless ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Wifi Fail after attempting to connect to an ad-hoc network

My WiFi was working for several months with the network-manager in Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I tried to connect to an ad-hoc network. Afterwards I have not been able to connect to any wireless ...
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I can't - install Broadcom STA wireless driver, connect to wifi, connect to Ethernet wired connection

I bought a Dell Vostro 2520 two days back and when I clicked wifi icon to connect to my wifi network, I couldn't see mine or any other wifi networks. So I then realized that I need to install a driver ...
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How do I configure NetworkManager to connect to two separate VPN servers simultaneously?

I have to connect to two OpenVPN servers at once. How do I configure NetworkManager to connect as a client to both? -- <OpenVPN1> -- <Resource 1> <laptop> - -- ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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How to avoid having new wireless networks be connected to automatically by default

Under 12.04.3, newly added wireless networks will have their "Connect automatically" box checked by default. Is there a way to arrange for this box to be unchecked by default, so I don't have to ...
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Updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS)

After updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS) $ uname -r 3.8.0-030800-generic $ ifconfig -a eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 9c:2a:70:cd:f2:c5 ...
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Wireless (WPA2) keeps asking for password

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 (i686). I read that there is one or more reported bugs related to this issue. I do not know if they are fixed as they appear to be in 11.10. Here is HW info and what I have ...
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No NetworkManager applet and service

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 Mini with MATE Desktop, and I've also installed network-manager and network-manager-gnome. The problem is that the nm-applet is missing from the tray. Even though ...
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How to restart the wireless with a changed configuration on command line?

I have a wireless device under the name wlan0 in Ubuntu 13.10. I want to change the configuration of a network to be found in the following directory /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections I would ...
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I've deleted Wired Connection 1

I've deleted Wired Connection 1. How to set up new Wired Connection 1?
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How to add WPA Enterprise TLS connection in Kubuntu?

how to add WPA2 Enterprise connection over TLS in Kubuntu 10.13, using its standard network manager? I want to connect to my university’s eduroam network and cannot do it. When I try to do it in ...
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Problems with 5GHz wifi in Kubuntu

NetworkManager works just fine as long as I'm connected to a 2.4GHz access point. I can suspend, resume, etc and it always finds my proper network and reconnects. The problem begins when I select a ...
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wifi network manager minimal distro

I have installed a minimal ubuntu distro on my eepc and the install xfce4, seems everything fine, but I can't find a WIFI connection manager. I want a traditional one, with scan then connect and then ...
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How can I enable bonded network interfaces in Ubuntu 13.04/13.10/14.04 using NetworkManager

This question is about network interface bonding in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and newer (12.10 Quantal/13.04 Raring/13.10 Saucy/14.04 Trusty). Bonding is also known as network interface teaming, link ...
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On 13.10, wifi gets detected but unable to connect

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, my system detects WiFi but I'm unable to connect. I am getting this error message: r[736]: (wlan0): supplicant interface state: authenticating -> disconnected r[736]: ...
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Bricked laptop in Ubuntu 12.04 ; with wifi adaptor

I am using a Asus laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. My internal wifi adapter stopped working. So I put in a usb adapter. But then I had two adapters both trying to connect to the same network, from Which ...
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How do I connect to a WiFi network using nmcli?

I am able to connect to a wireless network using nm-applet when running it in lightdm, however, it does not work in an openBox session that I start as myself (a user started X Session), but am not ...
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MobilePartner not completing running

command in terminal : /usr/local/Modile_Partner/MobilePartner problem: the command doesn't stop executing
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Unable to mount Internet Manager ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem

I just got this ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem, and when I plug it in I get this message: Unable to mount Internet Manager Error mounting: mount: /dev/sr0 already mounted or /media/Internet Manager ...
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Is my local area network accesible to others when sharing my Internet connection?

Sometimes I share my Internet connection with my neighbours via the Network Manager GUI (Ubuntu 12.04) but there is something I am worried about... Is it sharing just the Internet connection or is my ...
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Network devices unmanaged after resume from hibernation in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

After confirmation that hibernation/resume worked well with sudo pm-hibernate, I enabled hibernatation on /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla to get the option in ...
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Network manager applet in Gnome 3 .1X disappears when connected to the Internet

When using a wired connction to connect with the Internet, the network manager applet in the system status(tray) disappears. It comes back when the wired connection is disconnected.
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How to Manage Wifi Clients in Ubuntu?

I'm looking for an application to manage clients who are connected to my Wifi. that application what I can see online clients, and can disconnect them after example 1 hour..is there any application to ...
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Slow P2P sharing in ubuntu

Hi after installing ubuntu I found that my download speed , specifically torrent download speeds has gone surprisingly lower than before, I'm not really familiar with configuring network on ...
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Two networks with the same ESSID, how do I blacklist one or force the other?

I'm here at Starbucks in Kingwood, Texas at the intersection of Kingwood Drive, and West Lake Houston. I'm in a shopping outlet. In the same shopping center just 150 feet away is an ATT Store. The ...
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iwlwifi on lenovo z570 disabled by hardware switch

It was working fine with windows 7. The hardware switch is not disabled. I've toggled it back and forth dozens of times. The wifi light never turns on and it always lists as hardware disabled. I have ...
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How to configure PPPoE in ubuntu under wired connection not DSL

I have ISP who gave me username, password, and authentication type for PPoE and provide ethernet cable wire home to home for accessing internet. Now my problem is how to configure it for wired ...
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Problem with nm-applet in Xubuntu 13.10: nm-applet: Failed to register as an agent: (32) Session not found

I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 I can still use the NetworkManager but the indicator icon is gone after the upgrade If I start it manually, I get this error: ** (nm-applet:5632): WARNING **: ...
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What is the structure of network managers system-connections files?

could anyone list the complete structure of the configuration files, which network manager stores for known networks in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections for known networks? Sample (filename ...
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How do I fix DNS resolving which doesn't work after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 (Saucy)

After upgrade to 13.10 my DNS resolving fails. It seems the DNS servers which I get by DHCP (LAN) are not used. I could temporary solve the problem by adding nameserver 8.8.8.8 to /etc/resolv.conf. ...
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ubuntu 13.04 recognizes usb mobile broadband modem as ethernet connection

When I plug in my USB mobile broadband modem (ZTE MF-667), in the network manager instead of a mobile broadband connection, I get an Ethernet connection, called: Ethernet Network (ZTE WCDMA ...
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Wireless Problem on Acer Aspire 5610z

I installed ubuntu 12.04 on my machine, but I can't get wireless connection to work. My computer is Acer Aspire 5610z. I found that some other people that have same computer, face the same problem. ...