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

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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 ...
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Internet access only via VPN (Cisco AnyConnect), when VPN off - DNS look-up fails

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. After installing VPN client and using it for couple of months normally, something happened. After one more package/program update I stopped being able to connect to Internet ...
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Wired network works in live CD but not after installation

Live CD and installation have working network connection. But after installing, the network connection is offline; it won't connect! No automatic configuration, aka DHCP doesn't work. Static ...
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Cloned mac not work with networkmanager in 64bit Ubuntu, And I use USB Wireless Card RT3070

I set a different mac address in the networkmanager, but it keep the old mac address. However, change mac work with type ifconfig hw ether ***, but it's not that I want: I found this in ...
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Huawei EC156 modem no longer detected after disconnected

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.04 Raring. Now I'm facing a problem with my Huawei EC156 modem. At first it will work properly but it will disapear from network-manager if the modem is disconnected ...
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How To Debug and Fix PPTP/VPN Client Connection

I am asking a question, which has two sub-questions. Those are how can I get VPN to work on Ubuntu 12.04, either by getting the built-in pptp VPN to work or through manual configuration. Microsoft ...
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How to configure 12.04.2 network without being connected?

When I use the "Network" tool from the "System Settings" application, it won't let me configure the wired interface unless the cable is attached and "live". I want to move machines from one network ...
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how to check network card bonding speed in ubuntu 10.04

I have Ubuntu 10.04 install DELL R710 server I have configured the network bonding using the below steps sudo apt-get install ifenslave ------------------------------------------- vi ...
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Wireless n-networks in Ubuntu 13.04 and WICD

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo E530 laptop, and found myself having trouble connecting to the company's wireless network which uses the n-standard. I have no trouble connecting to ...
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Broadband dongle is not working after upgrade

I upgraded 12.10 to 13.04 and my USB dongle is not recognized by network-manager. I using Huawei E367. Modem is properly recognized by the system. lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. ...
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NetworkManager run script before connection based on SSID

Is it possible to have NetworkManager run a script before it connects to a wifi network and pass the SSID of the network to the script (or just execute a script based on SSID)? I'm switching back from ...
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How do I configure IPv4 connection to use a DNS accessible only over IPv6?

I'm trying to make my system resolve IPv4 addresses over an IPv6 connection because my IPv6 connection is more secure (yes, it really is. Long story). The IPv6 nameserver resolves IPv4 addresses; it ...
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how do I get dhclient to start when I login and start as root?

I've messed up my ubuntu. I uninstalled something that network-manager depended on and now I have to start the dhclient manually every time I log in. I've got a script that does the sudo dhclient eth0 ...
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Why is my Broadband Dongle not detected after upgrade to 13.04?

I got a strange problem! My broadband dongle is not being detected on my Dell 5220 laptop after I updated to Ubuntu 13.04. Previously it was working fine in 12.10.
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The new Ubuntu upgrade (13.04) wont let me connect to wi-fi [duplicate]

Ever since I upgraded Ubuntu to 13.04 I haven't been able to connect to any wi-fi. I could connect to wi-fi with every version of Ubuntu till this one. When I click on network manager the "Enable ...
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Y500 lan device not recognised

I got a Lenovo Y500 and installed 3.5.0-27-generic #46-Ubuntu SMP Mon Mar 25 19:58:17 UTC 2013 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. The Problem: LAN does not work after sleep. Just WiFi. And WiFi does not ...
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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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How can I restrict users fom changing network settings and adding new connection using network manager?

I want to restrict users from changing network settings like changing IP address of the system and adding new connections, I have removed administrator rights from the user and user is not able to ...
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Link-Local Connection to Device Not Working

I am trying to connect to a device over link-local via IPv4. I've done my best to configure the GigE port correctly. When I turn the device on, the Ubuntu (12.10) gui pops up an icon saying I'm ...
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Network Manager Fails to Maintain A Long-Term Connection on 802.11x Networks

I'm good with bugs, but I can't remain connected to an 802.11x Enterprise grade network. It uses Tunneled TLS authentication, with PAP inner authentication. It will connect, but then go and randomly ...
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Why can't Xubuntu 12.04.2 connect to my hidden WPA/WPA2 personal protected wifi network?

I can connect to wi-fi networks that don't have any security without an issue, but when I try to connect to my home wi-fi, I cannot connect. After a failed attempt to connect, I notice that my ...
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How to activate mobile broadband automatically once a broadband modem is active? [duplicate]

When you insert your mobile broadband modem usb stick, it gets activated within 5 seconds or almost, and then modem is on (Modem manager); after several seconds, mobile broadband is enabled through ...
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How to persistently maintain cloned mac address on Network Manager?

I'm on Gnome 3, and it seems like I'm able to add cloned mac address to my network interfaces from the GUI wizard of Network Manager. The catch is, every time I reboot my computer the cloned mac ...
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How to setup SSH VPN in Network Manager?

I am using 12.10 and I want to setup SSH VPN via GUI in Network Manager, But it has only pptp and no other types to select. How can I fix it? any packages I need to install?
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Cannot access the hardware

Last night I did a very stupid thing by changing the owner of the directory /usr using the following commands su password: chown username:username /usr Now the problem is that I cannot access the ...
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Ubuntu Network Manger keep creating Ad-Hoc Hotspot. No infrastructure. A bug?

I'd like to share my Ubuntu wired connection with a Wifi android tablet. To do that I could use the "Use as Hotspot..." function in System Settings->Network. As I can understand, android has issues ...
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Could not run Hauwei E173 on 12.10 using NetworkManager (even from trunk)

I am trying to run Huawei E173 device on Ubuntu 12.10. First of all I have tried running it on raw Ubuntu (installed via Wubi) without any changes. Device was detected at lsusb as Bus 003 Device 004: ...
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What's the point of dnsmasq in NetworkManager?

I very recently came to realize that the caching is disabled by default on the dnsmasq that is integrated with NetworkManager. In my mind, that defeats the point and makes dnsmasq a redundant layer in ...
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Using both wired and wireless ubuntu 12.10 no bonding

i've got an PC running ubuntu 12.10. i have 2 connection: a wired connect to the internet through router A, and the wireless connection to the internet through router B. Now i have try to search the ...
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How to restart WiFi connection?

I think I do not have problem with hardware. Sometimes the WiFi connection simply disconnects, apparently. So this is not necessarily the same as this case, I might not need to reload any modules. ...
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How to use VPN over manually set up network bridge (with the primary interface unmanaged by NetworkManager)?

I've set up a network bridge which I'm using to connect KVM virtual machines on my desktop to my home network; I' ve don this the manual way by creating the bridge in /etc/network/interfaces (the way ...
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What is my DNS server?

My /etc/resolv.conf looks like this: # Dynamic resolv.conf(5) file for glibc resolver(3) generated by resolvconf(8) # DO NOT EDIT THIS FILE BY HAND -- YOUR CHANGES WILL BE OVERWRITTEN nameserver ...
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How to prevent non-root user from changing IP address and network parameters?

As I wrote in subject - How to prevent non-root user from changing IP address and network parameters? It's on Ubuntu 12.04. I followed instructions on Sitepoint's link ...