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

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How to get my eth0 up and running? I have tried all but none bring this up

Ubuntu 11.04. Why the eth0 gets down, is there no tools or script to bring it up? I tried several way, but none worked. Any idea? 1) vim /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto ...
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Network manager forgets wireless network key

Every time my computer has logged out from inactivity I have to enter the network key for my wireless network. I don't find any "rembember" checkbox. Is there a way to get Ubuntu to remember the ...
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Keep Xubuntu Network Manager from overwriting resolv.conf

How do I keep Xubuntu 11.10 from overwriting resolv.conf everytime I reboot my machine? Everytime I reboot, I get an overwritten resolv.conf that has the words # Generated by Network Manager and no ...
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Why is the Edit button greyed out in Network Manager?

Since 2 days ago I can't edit any connections using network manager, because the "edit" button is greyed out. I tried doing a normal restart of the service to no avail. Any suggestions?
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Saved passwords not being saved [closed]

So I installed Kubuntu 11.10 on my thinkpad x201 laptop. I found that while it runs great, I'm just not in love with the KDE interface, so I'll settle for the notorious unity. I insalled the entire ...
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wireless connection does not work during boot-up, but connects after login

I have just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and the wireless connection now fails to come up at boot-up. When I upgraded to 11.04 I had a problem which was resolved by editing NetworkManager.conf to add ...
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Dell Inspiron N4010 with a BCM4313 wireless card not scanning/detecting access points

i have dell inspiron N4010 laptop with broadcomm 4313 wifi chip,and the driver for wifi is installed and i am able to switch on wifi,but it does not detect access points,even ad-hoc networks created ...
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Where are the network manager logs?

A previous poster on the regular forums ( http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843991 ) said /var/log/daemon.log, but I don't seem to have such a file. Do I need to enable logging?
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Where are the network manager configuration files?

I have a network that my machine tries to connect to automatically... it's a network that requires LEAP authentication so I have a username stored with the network. However, my username has changed ...
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Network Manager does not show Edit connections dialogue

NM applet icon constantly appears and disappears when connected to wireless. When the icon is present it's possible to open Connection information but Edit connections dialogue never opens, even in ...
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How is the frequency of wlan -emitters changed in time?

It seems that Ubuntu 11.10, specifically Network Manager, does not change at all the frequency of the wlan-signal. Ok, if it does change somehow, then: Which factors does the Network Manager take ...
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No internet access when I'm connect to my company's VPN

I googled my problem and I've read some questions in Ask Ubuntu, but I didn't solve my problem. I connect to a PPTP VPN server and it works well, but when I'm connected to that VPN I don't have ...
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No buffer space available [duplicate]

Yesterday I've got first in my Ubuntu experience error "connect: No buffer space available" when trying to ping some host, which I do not have a connect at the moment. The issue rises when I use wimax ...
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Respawning vpnc from NetworkManager

My university has a special wireless network that requires you to use a VPN to get into the internet. So I have little script that connects me to the VPN once I get into the wireless: ...
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How to re-compile NM0.9 with enabled wimax?

I found that the new Ubuntu comes with the Network Manager 0.9, but without the enabled wimax support. Please, give some advices how to re-compile it with --enable-wimax features. Thank you.
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Make Network Manager restart after dropped connection?

Using Ubuntu 11.10 (Unity 3D) and a cable (DSL) internet connection with no router or modem. If I disconnect my internet connection, I can just reconnect by clicking on the network manager icon and ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 Lot of Networking problems

Since I upgrade to 11.10 I have a lot of problems with KDE. First of all there are problems in configuring a static IP address. Just to explain @home I have a normal fiber ADSL and I use a DHCP. When ...
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How can I prioritize wireless networks with network-manager

Mostly I use my laptop in an environment where different wireless networks are available and I would like to preferably connect to one of those and only fall back to the other one if that one is not ...
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Software centre and Evolution think I am offline using WICD to make wireless connection

I upgraded to 11.10 yesterday. I use WICD to make the wireless connection because I have never managed to get network manager to make a wireless connection on any computer I have installed it on. But ...
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Why will network manager not allow me save my VPN settings?

I am trying to configure am OpenVPN client on my laptop. I am running Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit. When I open network manager and import the VPN settings from the premade config folder everything takes. The ...
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Show/Hide either top panel or NetworkManager Applet from command line

We're deploying application specific netbooks to users at a variety of sites. These are basically mobile kiosks that have very limited functionality. Since we can't predict everyone's connectivity ...
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New connection doesn't show up in list of networks

I added a new profile for wired connection in Ubuntu's network manager|Edit Connections|Wired, but the new connection doesn't show up in the list of networks when I click on the network icon in system ...
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Need to disable Show Password in wireless

I work for a school and we are setting up some ubuntu laptops for student use. The wireless password needs to be secure so students can't connect their personal devices onto the network. The problem ...
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Sharing any Network Connection starts a connection/disconnection loop

Am trying to Share an internet connection to another PC. I have tried doing it wirelessly and wired. Both ways when trying to share it connects and disconnects several times until failing to connect ...
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Where to set proxy ignore list?

I upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 from 11.04, shocked to see few things... My system is behind a proxy, so I did set a proxy setting. Being a web developer, I want to remove a lot of addresses that I type ...
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How to disable notification from network-manager

Can i disable all libnotify related notification from Network Manager ? 'Edit Connection' dialog doesn't help out
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Cannot 'enable mobile broadband' even after checking it

Is the network manager in Oneiric different from Natty? How can I get the old one back ? Or is it the problem with some packages ? I used to connect to internet using my mobile broadband device using ...
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How to stop Network Manager from continually prompting for wireless password

How do you prevent Network Manager from continually prompting for wireless password when it tries to reconnect after the connection temporarily drops? Unlike this post, this happens for me without ...
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Wired Network “device not managed” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: network manager says “wired device not managed” I have been having serious problems connecting Ubuntu 11.04 to the internet. I have three computer in my ...
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Persistent 3G connection with network manager fails [closed]

I maintain a persistent 3G connection on a remote device using network manager. However, every so often, the link fails and then does not restart itself. I managed to identify an occurrence of this in ...
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How to disable a laptop's built-in WiFi NIC when using a PCMCIA one?

I have a weak (having to reconnect frequently) "Intel Ultimate N WiFi Link 5300" built-in WiFi module in my Dell E5500 laptop and prefer to use a PCMCIA "Atheros AR5008" instead. On Windows I just ...
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Network manager forgets wireless password after sleeping or powering off

Every time I restore my computer from sleep or turn it on a window pops up asking for my wireless password. Once I enter it it connects successfully, but this happens every time. I'm using Ubuntu ...
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My network manager applet is dumb?

I'm using a modem to connect to internet, may be because of poor signal strength my internet gets disconnected often, but when it does network manager applet have to show that I've been disconnected ...
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Wired Connection shared with other computers connects then disconnects in the nm-applet [closed]

connecting with shared with other computers connection in NetworkManager. Other computer gets IP but NetworkManager disconnects the shared connection after half a second. This same setup worked ...
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Lost wifi connection since i connected ethernet cable

I've had trouble at my office using wifi. The thing is, the wifi network is totally seperate from the office LAN, and i've got to be on wifi if i want to use protocols like ssh or git. I configured ...
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Cannot connect to Onda GSM phone using network-manager [closed]

On Oneiric unstable fully updated/upgraded using network-manager broadband connection with: ID 19d2:1015 ONDA Communication S.p.A. I want some hints to make a Onda GSM usbkey 19d2:1015 work? route ...
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Uninstalling knetworkmanager removes icon from system tray

I happened to install KNetworkManager over my default installation of KUBUNTU 11.04. Then I tried to open if from the K_Menu-System-. I got a message asking me if want to use it always. I replied yes. ...
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Is there a way to create a shortcut to Proxy preferences in the Launcher?

In my university Campus I need to connect to Internet through a proxy. As I am using a notebook, in Ubuntu 11.04 I set a shortcut in the Launcher to the proxy settings in order to "easily" change the ...
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I cannot create ad-hoc wireless networks and stay connected. How can I fix this?

I'm on 11.10, and no wireless networks I create are staying connected. I had created one called "cookie" many moons ago, then deleted it some time after upgrading to 11.10. Strangely, that network ...
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Network icon disappeared, no more internet [closed]

So, everything was working absolutely fine since Alpha 2 for me. Now yesterday only, I closed the lid of my laptop and I believe it did a so-called "bad shutdown". When I started it again this ...
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Network Manager stops working after an update to ca-certificates

Fresh Beta install on Aspire 5741 (NEW70) - network ok After installation, run update (485 updates) - install completes ok After update and reboot, Network Manager fails to open. Unable to connect ...
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NetworkManager - if-down.d script does not execute

I am trying to use /etc/network/if-up.d/ and /etc/network/if-down.d to send an SMS from my computer to my phone via Gmail whenever my computer enters or exits a wireless network. The main script is ...
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items in notification area not coming up after startup

My 3 year old played with my computer and now all items in the notification area are not coming up anymore, including nm-applet skype keyring I have checked various sources on the Internet in ...
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Why does the computer only connect to the network (e.g. eth0) when you log in?

Not sure if this has always been the case, but I notice that only when I log in, does the computer establish a network connection (e.g. on eth0). Is this the standard behaviour? What if I wanted the ...
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Why network button not working when I clicked it

Sometimes I clicked this network button: http://www.divshare.com/download/15716721-6fa Why it doesn't work (just like I haven't clicked it)? When it failed, only when I reboot,it works again. ...
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When is network-manager-openvpn going to be updated to the 0.9 version?

Since bug 274930 implemented added functionalities in Network Manager regarding OpenVPN, the network-manager-openvpn plugin needs to be updated to 0.9 version to benefit from those improvements. At ...
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How to restore network-manager?

I've broken network-manager trying to compile it from source, the applet no longer shows in the panel and I can't connect to any of my (wireless) networks. How might I restore it? I've tried ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not recognising my network connection

I have installed Oneiric Beta on my laptop. As my Mobile Broadband refused to connect to Internet through network manager I'm now using wvdial to connect. Hence the network manager shows I'm not ...
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NetworkManager: Marking connection invalid [closed]

I'm having a problem connecting to a wireless network. Finally NetworkManager manager responded with: Marking connection invalid. However, the connection is not even listed! So how do I unmark the ...
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What's the preferred method for connecting to a PPTP VPN under KDE?

I have a remote worker who's got a Ubuntu 10.04.3 machine, running KDE. She was using KVPNC until she did an update over the weekend (I don't have the details on the update, she may have been using an ...