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

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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 ...
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nm-applet disconnects from a known wireless network and fails to reconnect

I have Samsung R780 laptop with Realtek RTL8192E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC. I had problems with wireless on it from the beginning: initially, internal wireless adapter would not even work (see ...
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Access top panel sub indicutors sub-menu items without mouse

I am using Ubuntu 12.04, Is there any way to access network manager menu at top panel(indicators area) without mouse ? may be like we access menu of application by Alt - it will be very convenient. ...
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How to connect to Internet via wired USB ADSL modem in Ubuntu LiveUSB edition?

I have Alcatel Thomson SpeedTouch 330 USB model modem.I can Ubuntu Desktop 64 liveUSB flawlessly but I don't know how to set up my Internet connection? I tried Network manager and entered my ISP, ...
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Network Manager connection is unmanageable until I disable and enable networking

Ubuntu 12.10. The problem is: I've created DSL connection accessible for all users and made it to connect automatically. It works okay. The problem is, when I log in to my session, I cannot control ...
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I can no longer activate wireless on my laptop

I had to reinstall Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my HP Compaq nc8230. Everything went fine, as before. I did a restart based on "197 Updates", then while carrying the laptop, I pressed the key labeled 2 ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - network manager not listing wireless networks

Just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (dual-boot with Windows 7). Had no problem accessing my home wireless network until today. All of a sudden, the network manager doesn't seem to be ...
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Can I install NetworkManager Version 0.9.6.0 on 12.04?

The NetworkManager Version 0.9.4.0 from Ubuntu 12.04 doesent support fully functional VPN Connections over IPv6. (see Do any NetworkManager VPN plugins support IPv6? ) On Ubuntu 12.10 with ...
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How migrate my keyring (containing ssh passprases, nautilus remote filesystem, pgp passwords) and network manager connections?

I changed the disk on my laptop and installed Ubuntu on the new disk. Old disk had 12.04 upgraded to 12.10 on it. Now I want to copy my old keyring with WiFi passwords, ftp passwords for nautilus ...
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cannot connect with huawei e173 after upgrade to 12.10 using network manager

Since upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I can't connect to internet using mobile broadband modem Huawei e173. It worked earlier without problems and now it seems to be properly recognized (at least its ...
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NetworkManager refuses to manage my WLAN interface

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 with Gnome 3.6 on a brand-new Samsung NP900X4C. The installer detected the wireless adapter, took in the SSID and WPA passphrase, wrote these into /etc/network/interfaces and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 no network and no graphics

I recently upgraded Ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 only to find out that it won't connect to any network, neither wired nor wireless and the graphics is messed up too as in a low screen resolution. For 12.04, ...
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nm-applet gone?

nm-applet seems to have disappeared from my system. I am running 12.10. Here's what I get when I check my package manager logs: ☁ ~ grep network-manager /var/log/dpkg.log ...
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How to debug wifi connection? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I have a hardware detection problem, what logs do I need to look into? I am using Ubuntu's Network Manager to connect to a local wifi router. My problem is, that it ...
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Pluscom MAC address shows up but “wireless unavailable”

I've got a pluscom pci card plugged into my desktop and although the mac address shows up in network manager, it says "Wireless unavailable". I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 Gnome Shell Remix... ...
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IPv6 tunnels - any easy way to turn them on and off?

I've set up a tunnelbroker.net (Hurricane Electric) IPv6 tunnel from my laptop running 12.04. Works fine, and allows me to test the dual-stack configuration on my remote webservers etc. until native ...
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How can I make NetworkManager call ddclient automatically

How can I make ddclient update my dyndns address whenever NetworkManager makes or cuts a connection?
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Network Manager Issues after upgrading to 12.10

I Have upgraded from 12.04 to 12.10 and upgrade went smoothly, but after the restart I was not able to access the Internet and unable to ping any Domain like google.com, though i was able to access my ...
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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 ...