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

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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 ...
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How do I remove obsolete Network entries from Network Connection Applet

I see that I can delete networks that my machine "remembers" from nm-applet by clicking on the wireless icon in the panel and selecting "edit connections" -> "wireless". However, sometimes I click on ...
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Tata Photon Plus not working in Ubuntu 12.04 though configured and was running once upon a time.

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 few months back. My modem, Tata Photon Plus got connected after a number of unsuccessful trials and I browsed the net successfully. But since a month, it is not getting ...
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Airplane Mode in Network Settings

The Gnome documentation states: Switch Airplane Mode on. This will turn off your wireless connection until you switch off airplane mode again. Using Airplane Mode will completely turn off ...
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Problems with wired ethernet connection Ubuntu 11.10

After some partition shuffling, I've got a problem on my 11.10 system. The wired ethernet interface fails to come up, although the wireless interface is working. I'm using NetworkManager. I thought ...
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Do I need dnsmasq?

When I nmap localhost get this: 53/tcp open domain dnsmasq 2.59 What is it and do I really need it? I tried to remove it with sudo apt-get remove dnsmasq-base but it said if I would continue it ...
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Realtek 8188ce stops working after 2minutes

I am using ubuntu 12.10 on an hp dm4-2191us via wubi with the Realtek 8188ce wifi adapter. Everything works very well with the exception of the wifi. I have used wicd and it didn't worked at all so i ...
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Huawei E303C Problem / Problema con Modem Huawei E303C

TRANSLATED: I am really a new Ubuntu user, but for some time ago, I have tried Xubuntu and I liked it. Because of this I went a little further to Ubuntu. Right now, I am having this problem. I use ...
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Wireless active connection not shown in NM drop-down menu

Since yesterday I edited my Wifi connection at home (adding a WPA Key) and updated my connection in NM. The connection works and I can surf the web. But the NM menu doesn't show any connection, ...
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Vpn connection breaks with hint “short read (-1): Message too long”

I have duall access l2tp connection to internet through router and pptp connection to my company's local network. Network Manager connects succesfully to vpn, but when I try to get some resources from ...
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Why has wireless disappeared after my 12.10 upgrade?

I just upgraded to 12.10 on my Lenovo B570 laptop. NetworkManager isn't displaying a submenu for wireless connections at all, even though I downloaded the update through the wireless connection. This ...
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Automatically connect to a hidden wireless network?

Maybe I'm just missing something, but in Precise and Quantal I haven't been able to figure out how to automatically connect to a hidden wireless network. How can I enable this from within the network ...
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Wifi works perfectly in Windows but incosistent in Ubuntu. Goes up and down frequently

I am facing the problem described in this thread and this thread. To describe in brief, my internet wifi faces problem where the internet pages don't load every few minutes and completely stop ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 MAC change not able to connect - Broadcom BCM4313

Okay guys, so i've looked around extensively on this topic, only to find that no one has a true solution, only half explained work arounds. Something tells me this problem can be solved, for the pure ...
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Cannot connect wireless internet with an Atheros AR9285 802.11b/g/n wi-fi adapter

I am new to Ubuntu, Am trying to connect to wireless network but in the network center i cannot even select a local network there are no listings, In windows its straight forward enter in a key, ...
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Why doesn't network-manager start at boot?

I think this started happening a couple of months ago when I upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04. Whenever I reboot, network-manager does not start. I have to manually run sudo start network-manager, and ...
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Ethernet Connection Unavailable

I'm running Ubuntu Server 12.04 on a laptop with an Intel NIC (driver e1000e). When I connect the ethernet port to the internet (college network, DHCP) it works out of the box. Now I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless won't connect with gnome network manager or wicd

I have an HP Pavilion Slimline s3100n and I cannot for the life of me get the wifi to connect and stay connected in any circumstances with network manager or wicd... I'm pulling my freaking hair out ...
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kubuntu dsl network problems

OK so here is the problem, i want to reinstall kubuntu 12.04 lts on my pc but i cannot connect to any internet, because the network manager wont let me.i have internet through pppoe but the problem is ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 64bit fresh install, wireless issue! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I get my Broadcom BCM4313 working correctly? Just installed a fresh Ubuntu 12.10 64bit on my laptop, run the update manager, restarted and suddenly I can't use my ...
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Is there any way to take my old internet connections with me when doing a new install?

I have /home on a seperate partition, so every time when I do a new install of Ubuntu, I take my program settings with me. This works fine for most programs, but I still have to retype my Wi-Fi ...
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Changing device assigned to the modem in Network Manager

I have an EVDO modem. I tried to connect it with wvdial; pppd works fine, but I don't like having to use the terminal. I want to connect using network manager. The modem is detected fine in Ubuntu, ...
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What is the best way to bypass China firewall to allow SSH deploy@**.com

I am trying to bypass the china firewall and allow SSH deploy@**.com at the command console. This is because I need to test the games I wrote on apps.facebook.com/**. I tried VPN (both pptp and ...
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Do I need to install Network Manager for Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 64 LiveUSB

I have Alcatel Speedtouch ADLS USB modem and I have been trying to figure out how to set it up. I finally found a page explaining it simply. But the Network Manager program link doesn't work. I think ...