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

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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 ...
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Change wifi roaming aggressiveness [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Wireless roaming aggressiveness Is there any way to change roaming aggressiveness? We are having issues at our school with clients running 12.04 losing connection when ...
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how to activate different wired profiles in Gnome3?

I can't find out how to activate different wired profiles through gnome3 network panel ($ gnome-control-center network); i created these profiles within nm-connection-editor? ...Or is there a way to ...
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Can I get Network Manager to unload/load the wireless driver?

Sometimes my wireless loses connection and will not reconnect. However, I find it will reconnect when I open terminal and run sudo modprobe -r nameOfDriver sudo modprobe nameOfDriver However, going ...
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Upgraded to 12.04 and now the WiFi applet doesn't show wireless connections to connect to

I upgraded Ubuntu to 12.04 and everything is fine expect I now have no option to connect to WiFi. Under the WiFi applet in the upper top right where I would typically open the applet and see WiFi ...
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Why does WiFi work with WICD but not Network Manager

So my WiFi can connect with WICD, but not the default KDE network manager. I would like to know why. Do both these applications handle the connection differently? If so what would the difference be? ...
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How do I set up Internet connection on Ubuntu 11.10?

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 today. I had installed Ubuntu many a times and uninstalled it again because I couldn't connect to the Internet. I tried configuring the DSL in Ubuntu, but it failed. I ...
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Can't create ad-hoc network

I seem to have trouble creating an ad-hoc network in XUbuntu. I'm using the network manager to create the ad-hoc network. However, I can't then connect to the network using the same machine (as the ...
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Why does the common internet stop working when I connect to an OpenVPN server?

I've set up an OpenVPN daemon on an Ubuntu server of mine and as soon as I connect to it from my Ubuntu laptop with a Network Manager plug-in web pages won't open any more (but get ok as soon as I ...
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Network Manager missing after update: no connectivity

After an update and restart, I found that the network icon on the top is missing and so, I cannot connect to LAN, wifi, USB modem, nothing. Now, I am booting from a Live USB, then chrooted to my ...
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How to prevent NetworkManager from taking control of a specific network interface?

I want to set up a mesh network using batman-adv, but NetworkManager keeps taking control of the second adapter... I need to be able to selectively tell NetworkManager not to manage one specific ...
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Problem connecting to wirless internet - computer will not boot with networking unless ethernet cable is connected

Ubuntu server 12.04, fully updated, with lxde installed... I have a problem with my wireless connection and don't know how to solve it. I can't get any networking at all unless I plug the ethernet ...
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Asking for a SSTP connecting configuration file for using SSTP command line [closed]

Using sstp with Network Manager and DNScrypt stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04 DNSCrypt and Network manager and using Unblockvpn's SSTP - http://sourceforge.net/projects/sstp-client/ Connects the ...
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Openning NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal

I need to open NetworkManager's edit connections window from terminal (for ssh -X ). What is the command that opens it?
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ubuntu 12.04 system error/macchanger issue?

specifics: Ubuntu 12.04 gateway LT2800 series 1gb ram Intel GMA 3150 I just started getting a system error. I don't know if it's related to my issue with macchanger. But this is the issue I'm most ...
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How to auto reconnect WiFi after the router restarts

Where I live, there is power outage every few hours. This means my DSL WIFI routergets reset after 2-3 hours max. The network is secured and requires password to connect. So when the router resets and ...
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Cannot connet to password protected wifis

Network manager cannot connect to a wifi, if the wifi is password protected (WEP or WPA). However it can connect to passwordless wifis. Also, I can conned to password protected wifis manually as: ...
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Ubuntu-12.04 nm-applet: Failed to register as an agent

nm-applet: Failed to register as an agent "Wireless Network authentication request" dialogue box not prompting for the wireless password since nm-applet is not registered as an agent. Are ...
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“connection not visible or not available” after switch DSL to LAN

I had a company computer(ubuntu 12.04LTS) taken home. My home use DSL and my company use LAN to connect to internet. The computer works well in my company, but I have to config it after taken home. I ...
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waiting for network configuration network manager

I recently updated ubuntu to 12.04 and i have 2 problems: 1.) 'waiting for network configuration' shows each time when starting computer 2.) I always have to type in terminal 'sudo ...
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Will python scripts be run when added to /etc/network/if-up.d?

To get my system connected to internet, I have to manually login via the web page of my ISP. This is not very convenient. I found a python script online which automates this. it takes the ...
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How to manage available wireless network priority?

I'd like to move up and down available wireless access points, setting priorities as we can do in MS Windows. I can't remember to have ever succeded in this since using network-manager. Maybe ...
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How to install network-manager without internet access?

I have been trying to install some kind of network indicator to show my current bandwidth usage on the panel on top of the screen so I decided to install ...
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knetworkmanager not starting at all

It seems that my knetworkmanager is not starting anymore. Read: In KDE4's sys tray I don't have a icon to manage my networks. Also when starting it from terminal or kick off menu literally "nothing" ...
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Wifi works in Vista, but not in Ubuntu

I've Xubuntu 12.04 installed on my HP DV-4 laptop, and it was working fine with my previous wifi router - a Buffalo Air Station WHR-HP-G54. I recently replaced the Air Station with a new Netgear ...
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Network manager indicator missing

I recently upgraded from 11.10 to 12.04. My first attempt failed, and I received an error stating that not all of the required packages were downloaded. Before (successfully) attempting again, I ...
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Import OpenVPN client config in GnomeShell w/ network-manager

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and I've imported OpenVPN configs into network manager in the past with previous versions of Ubuntu and gnome. I have a new OpenVPN config and would like to import it, but can't ...
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Save openVPN password using network manager

I'm using network manager on Ubuntu 12.04, with Mate as a desktop. The network manager is used to connect to the openVPN server. Each time I click to connect to the openVPN server, I'm required to ...
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Linux Mint: Enabling NetworkManager at startup [closed]

I am using Linux Mint 13. It is based on Ubuntu, so I think I can ask here. I had problem with wireless network after upgrading the OS, and figured out that NetworkManager is not starting ...
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Network-Manager restart impossible

~$ service network-manager restart stop: Rejected send message, 1 matched rules; type="method_call", sender=":1.77" (uid=1000 pid=10033 comm="stop network-manager ") ...
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Configuring the dnsmasq instance started by connection sharing in NetworkManager

I've got a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 that is sharing its wifi connection to another machine through the eth0 interface using NetworkManager. This seems to be done by dnsmasq. Now I need to set up ...
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HP hs2340 HSPA+ MobileBroadband on HP mini 210-4160ew mobile internet illness

The hardware is recognized with success. in iwconfig command it is: usb0 The OS is: Ubuntu 12.04 the most up to date from ubuntu site in network manager is an info: mobile connection: not powered on ...
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Bridging: Loosing WLAN network connection with 4addr on option - Why?

Question: For use with my Xen VM, I need to create a virtual network interface (vif) that is bridged to wlan0. If in /etc/network/interfaces I add auto xenbr0 iface xenbr0 inet dhcp And ...
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Why is WPA-encrypted ad-hoc mode disabled in 12.04?

Or, alternatively, how can I check that some WiFi chip supports WPA-encrypted hotspot creation? Is it hardware-dependent? Is anyone able to create WPA-encrypted hotspot? Update: See the discussion at ...
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How do I establish a mobile broadband connection from the command line?

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on an old iMac G3. Since the GUI is too resource heavy I have disabled the display manager (lightdm) and am currently running the computer in console mode. How do I establish a ...
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How does dhclient get called under 12.04

In my 12.04 Precise install, when I boot the system, or when I plug in an ethernet cable, dhclient isn't run automatically on my wired eth0 connection. I have no running dhclient daemon. When I run ...
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What can I do when the Network Manager tray/panel icon stops responding?

Sometimes the networking program (controlled via drop down menu from the wireless symbol in the top right of the screen) hangs on my laptop (ASUS U36JC). I have tried "sudo killall NetworkManager", ...
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Connection to openVPN Access Server

we are using an openVPN Access Server and I would like to connect to it via the VPN network setting (network-manager-openvpn). I downloaded the client.ovpn and I can connect to the server via the ...
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dnsmasq not running

i installed ubuntu 12.04 on a netbook with 16GB SSD. To keep the installation small i used the mini.iso i got from here. Everything worked fine, but i noticed that dnsmasq does not get started by ...
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Link proxy settings to particular wifi network

Is there a way to automatically set proxy settings based on which wifi network you are connected to?
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“Enable Wireless” option is disabled in network settings

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (dual booted with Windows 7) but I'm unable to access Internet wireless even though I can do so on Windows 7. The output for rfkill list all is given below: rfkill list all ...
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nm-applet icon disappears after connecting in tint2 panel

I am using openbox and my panel of choice is tint2. Everything is working fine with tint2 except nm-applet. Problem I am facing is nm-applet icon shows fine when I am not connected to any network but ...
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L2TP connection fails!

I've installed l2tp-ipsec-vpn but when I try to connect to the vpn server I get error 500. Here are the logs: Jun 17 12:54:37.449 ipsec_setup: Stopping Openswan IPsec... Jun 17 12:54:38.858 Stopping ...
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How to make dhclient forget its last DHCP lease?

What I'm trying to achieve is to get cold-start, zero-state DHCP lease which means forcing dhclient through the full discovery and configuration process (DHCPDISCOVER–DHCPOFFER–DHCPREQUEST–DHCPACK as ...
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New install 12.04 64bit dual NIC's, both DHCP, no route until one card disabled [closed]

Fresh install on Asus P7T deluxe. Which has twin NIC's onboard. Both cards have cables attached to a switch with IP's from DHCP and a valid route to the internet. Internet connectivity fails until ...
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Awesome WM Does not Search for Wifi Networks?

When I start Awesome WM, it works fine but it does not start the daemon/application that searches for and connects to wifi networks. How to make it do that both on startup as well as on demand since ...