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

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Network Manager Removed

i was installing some ARP tools and accidentally iv installed "arping" on my ubuntu 13.04. Now iputils-arping it's removed also network-manager and i don't have an internet connection on my laptop. i ...
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How to disable wifi power management (rtlwifi, rtl8192cu)

I have problems using my wifi connection under Ubuntu 13.04. As many others also reported, Thema realtek driver RTL8192CU causes connection problems. Edit: This happens on two different machines ...
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wifi fail: /lib/firmware erased during boot

My computer is a Dell Latitude E6420. After a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 install, the wifi is not working. The wifi hardware is, result of sudo lspci | grep Network : 02:00.0 Network controller: Intel ...
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After new router WLAN doesn't connect anymore

I switched routers from a Fritzbox 7390 to a Dlink 615. Since I switched I cant connect over WLAN in 13.04 to the Dlink. It works fine in Windows8 and my Android devices. Thanks for yor help :) Jul ...
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Ubuntu Server + Window Manager + Network Applet

I'm trying to build a minimal desktop system on top of ubuntu server 13.04, and I've got the i3 window manager running. Apparently the standard nm-applet package is no longer in the ubuntu repos, and ...
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WiFi not working on Latitude D620

I have an old Dell Latitude D620 that I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on. I had originally installed the Ubuntu 12.04 Server configuration, than added in the desktop stuff later with "apt-get install ...
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Setting up /etc/network/interfaces for sandboxed network with 12.04 LTS

I am trying to set up Ubuntu 12.04 as a router so I can isolate an IP subnet. For the isolated subnet, connections are only allowed via port forwarding. Other than that, neither inbound nor outbound ...
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Hotspot and Internet access together — why not? [duplicate]

If I go Settings → Network → Wireless and select Use as Hotspot..., I get the following message: If you have a connection to the Internet other than wireless, you can use it to share your internet ...
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vmware kills host's network connection

I'm using vwware 9 with Windows 8(guest) on ubuntu 13.04(host) with network set to NAT. It perfectly works when I'm on wifi. But whenever I try using wired ethernet, it stops working. So, it looks ...
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Unable to connect ethernet in ubuntu

Sir, I am beginner to Linux. I have been trying to get internet access via Ethernet in my Ubuntu 11.04 but have failed to do so. Whenever I attach ethernet cable, it starts scrolling (signaling that ...
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Preventing NetworkManager from bring certain network interfaces 'up' by default

Is there a way to specifically control which networking interfaces are brought online automatically by NetworkManager when I login? I have two wifi cards, one of which doesn't work, and I need to be ...
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Ubuntu Touch connecting to 3G The connection was not supported by oFono

I am trying to enable 3g on ubuntu touch. I am currently on the "rogers" network in Canada and I have transferred my connection information to my phone, but when I run nmcli con up id "rogers" I get ...
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Resetting network settings in Ubuntu 13.04

In my Ubuntu 13.04 I was messing around with the network connections without creating backups. Now I have done something to the network after which the Network Manager isn't showing up at top right. I ...
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Move wireless passwords to another computer

I am going to reinstall Ubuntu soon and want to move my wireless passwords I have to the new installation. What do I need to backup to put on the new installation?
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List of gconf keys, in particular nm-applet

I made the same mistake (clicking "do not show again" in NM applet) as this guy: Where can I find network manager's gconf key? The problem is that the entirety of my nm-applet/gconf.xml is: ...
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How can I set a default profile for a network interface in network manager?

I have the following network profiles defined in Network Manager in my Xubuntu VM: "DHCP" and "Static" are bound to eth1, and "VM Network" is bound to eth0. I'd like "DHCP" to be the default for ...
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Share internet connection from computer without NAT

Is there a way to use my laptop with a wifi card and provide network access to my laptop without NAT? I currently set up network manager to share the internet connection and I can browse the internet ...
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Setting up wired broadband with static IP

I was using my wired broadband connection perfectly with windows. That broadband uses static ip. At windows 7 the setup was done in IPv4 section. That had following things: i) Ip Address ii) ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - Network Manager Problem In System Tray

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed fallback version of desktop. I have a problem about my network manager in system tray. I can see network manager but no button is working in network manager in ...
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Reverse Commands Which Disabled Network-Manager?

While attempting a wifi fix, I was prompted to run the following commands: sudo mv /etc/init/network-manager.conf /etc/init/network-manager.conf-disabled sudo mv /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop ...
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Script to extract/push a list of wireless configurations including passwords?

I need to configure a set of new machines. They all need a set of common WLAN connections I currently have on my machine. I know how to manually retrieve the settings including the passwords using the ...
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How can I have a network connection after uninstalling network manager?

I removed dnsmasq-base with sudo apt-get remove dnsmasq-base then I tried to install sudo apt-get install dnsmasq After executing the first command network manager is disabled and I am not more ...
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Do I need NetworkManager on Ubuntu Server?

I've seen several posts suggesting using nmcli, nm-tool and similarly named utilities for network related tasks. In my case, I was trying to see what DNS my Ubuntu server installation is trying to ...
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Wired connection fails

I have been using ubuntu for a few years now, and since I upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 I have this issue, where I get no error or notifications at all, but my wired connection just stops working. The ...
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How can I make new wireless connections use a VPN by default?

I check this box every time I connect to a new wireless network: How can I make it enabled by default for new connections?
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OpenVPN missing in “connection type dialogue” in Ubuntu 13.04

I need to connect to my work computer with an openVPN connection, this is something that I have successfully set up on my Ubuntu 12.04 in the past, so I'm alright with with how to do this in theory. I ...
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How to reinstall dnsmasq-base

I accidentally removed dnsmasq-base following a tutorial without looking at the warnings in the comments. So what I want to know is, is there a way of getting my network manager back without losing ...
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Clean Network-Manager “never” connected record

How can I clean Nm from all the network ID I never get connected too ? Traveling and moving here and there increase the list of net and I don't need many of them ... so I would like to clean all the ...
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Why after ticking Automatically connect to VPN the Ethernet is not activated automatically anymore?

I have configured an OpenVPN session attached to my Ethernet Wired Connection and as soon as I have ticked the option "Automatically connect to VPN when using this connection" on my Wired Connection ...
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Internet connection drops out

I have this random network failure. No error pops up, the system says it's still connected to the internet(wifi and wired). The problem is, I can't connect to anything, even a ping google.com gives no ...
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USB port not working, while shutdown and network manager are misbehaving

I use an Acer Aspire One with Xubuntu (12.04). Last night I installed a few updates, only the security ones because it was late. It finished OK with a message about needing to restart for the changes ...
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What is “normal” activity on the loopback (lo) network interface?

I'm trying to diagnose intermittent poor wifi performance on my laptop, which has a fresh installation of 13.04. I installed several network monitoring tools, including "slurm", which I'm now using ...
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What packages add support for different VPN types to Network Manager?

What VPN types does Network Manager support, and what packages do I specifically need to install to allow the support of those VPN protocols?
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How can I figure out what polkitd is doing with so much of my system's resources?

I'm running 13.04 on an acer c7 (chrubuntu 12.04 install then two system upgrades) and now whenever I use my computer for more than a few minutes, it slows down as polkitd, dbus-daemon, ...
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How to restart networking? eth0 RJ45 does not connect after sleep mode in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After I sleep down my notebook (Xubuntu 12.04) and wake up, my network setting goes often corrupted and does not work. Only solution seems to be restart. Connecting and disconnecting in network ...
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No “ENABLE BROADBAND” option in network settings of ubuntu 12.10

i used to use 12.04 LTS and had the same problem..upgraded to 12.10 as i have read somewhere that 12.10 has a fix for it...but i still face the same problem.. *i have wvdial...usb-mode switch packages ...
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Why Network Manager Can't Detect My ZTE USB 3G Modem!

I am using ubuntu 12.10. I use a ZTE USB 3G Modem to connect to internet. I connect that modem through a driver software which was provided with the modem. This modem works fine. I can browse , use ...
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NetworkManager problem with 'cloned MAC address'

My problem is that at univ. each desktop computer is given a 'fake'/'cloned' MAC address which is recognised by our network and let us in without further authentication/VPN and the likes (don't ask ...
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Which application can I use for a network traffic monitor

Is there a way to see ALL the traffic? from which process with the REAL NAME is accessing to which IP with the REAL NAME at which bitrate? When I say real name I am referring something like this: ...
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Does NetworkManager have a limited bandwidth mode?

As soon as I go online via my portable 3G hotspot, all running programs happily start pulling updates (e.g. Gwibber, Thunderbird, Update Manager...) and eat into my traffic quota. Is there a way to ...
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How to stop Static IP is being overwritten with dynamic IP?

I have create a connection from network manager GUI with wired connection and in IPv4 setting tab, with all details like IP address,netmask,gateway and DNS server. Also change the ...
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default gateway setting for “universal” wifi adapter

The data sheet for the IOGear Universal Wi-Fi N Adapter states that it supports Linux (Fedora 10 (Kernel: 2.6.27.5-117)) but has no directions in the manual. When setting up the static IP address ...
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How to set network connection as Internet connection?

In Kubuntu 13.04 it looking as that: Wired connection used for Internet access on screenshot (notice globe icon). How to swtich "Internet" status from wired connection to another?
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NetworkManager editor can't edit wired connection

I've just done a clean install of 13.04 and have been busy trying to get everything configured. I have a working setup at this point, but one item is annoying me. My wired connection can't be edited ...
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I can't use HTTP Proxy in the shell

I am a Linux Ubuntu user and I have some problem setting the proxy on my entire system. I go into the network settings of my Gnome and then I go to the Network Proxy settings mask and then I put my ...
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What is the method to manage network interfaces in Ubuntu 12.04?

After upgrading two instances of an older Ubuntu (10.10 and 11.04) to 12.04, I notice an apparent conflict between the way my network interfaces were previously managed and the new methodology, which ...
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packages have been unpacked but not yet configured

I am stuck with this weired issue. I am running Ubuntu 12.04 Sudo dpkg --audit Output is The following packages have been unpacked but not yet configured. They must be configured using dpkg ...
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Create DSL connection on Xububtu 12.04

How do create DSL connection on Xububtu 12.04? I have been provided with a username, password and 2 DNS settings (prefeired and alternative). On windows I could key in all info and connect within ...
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Can't see VPN option when configuring with Network Manager (new install of Ubuntu 13.04) [closed]

I have recently completed a full install of Ubuntu 13.04 after using 12.04 previously. I then tried to reinstall my VPN settings and am no longer able to configure a VPN using Network Manager. When ...
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Configure “Link-Local Only” without NetworkManager?

I have two computers, each of which I want to connect to a camera that communicates via "Link-Local" Ethernet. The first computer has a full install of 12.10. I can get the camera communicating by ...