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

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Internet worked during install, but not after

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 beta 2 on my ASUS G55V and during install the internet (wireless) connected perfectly fine and downloaded updates. After install, it was connected for a couple seconds until ...
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How do you automatically rfkill unblock all on startup?

I am an Ubuntu/Linux newbie, trying to overcome a range of issues, but eagerly learning a lot in the process. With help of this forum I was able to identify and solve the problem of getting my ...
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Help connecting to my schools wireless network

My school´s hates everybody that dosen´t run Windows 7/8. Therefor, they will not give me support in connecting to my School´s wifi, which i need badly. I have a guide for Windows 7 and I hope that ...
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SSID of my wireless network is missing in Ubuntu 12.04 I can see other SSID's

I am unable to connect to the wireless network from Ubuntu 12.04 where as I can connect to the same wireless network via Windows 7, here is a snapshot of connected network in Windows 7 the SSID to ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 thinks my wireless network is hidden (but it's not)

I've just installed Ubuntu in a dual boot Linux/Windows setup on an ageing Dell Inspiron 1520. After searching answers on here I got past the Broadcom wireless card/no connectivity issue and the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 network connection is no more

I' using Ubuntu 13.04. Two days ago I had a problem with the connectivity of the Wifi. I followed these instructions "...Now download the latest NetworkManager, in case you need to reinstall it if ...
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Wifi won't connect - Ubuntu

Ive been scouring the Ubuntu forums for hours trying lots of different things but they all seem to be specific to someone's terminal output, My wifi finds networks but won't connect, Wired Connection ...
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Cannot connect to wireless after reboot

Yesterday I installed the compat driver to get my RealTek wireless card working. Everyting was fine until I rebooted my laptop this morning. And no wireless connections show up in Network Manager. ...
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wicd Failed: Unable to get IP address

I have an old laptop (Thinkpad T30) and I have installed lubuntu 10.04 on it. NetworkManager could see the available wifi but the bottom was gray out. It seems that it is an unsolved-bug in wifi and ...
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Why's my wifi-Hotspot connection failing to get established?

What I did: Open system settings, Network, Wireless. Clicked "Create Hotspot" (Nothing happened). Clicked network icon in panel Create New wireless network Entered name and password Entered SSID ...
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Notification message when VPN gets disconnected

This question is like Is it possible to add a notification message when a VPN gets connected? . The python script in the answer there (see below) works OK on 13.04, but it only notifies on making new ...
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NetworkManager in disconnected state

There seems to be a problem with my network drivers. Neither eth0 nor wlan0 are recognized, and I'm running 13.04 over the 3.8.0-27-generic kernel. Here's some diagnostic information: ifconfig ...
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Why is my network broken, although my computer has an IP address, and firewall disabled? [closed]

Short summary (added after the problem was solved) Apparently some wireless USB network adapter drivers were incompatible with my Linux OS, and in the end I worked around the problem by buying a ...
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How can I compile a .deb file for network-manager's git

I need to install a version of network-manager that has the enhanced nmcli (allowing creation of new connections from cli only), and I wasn't able to find a PPA with a recent enough version. How can I ...
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Network manager deleted

I do not have a network manager on computer so I am unable to access internet. How can I install it using .deb packages? I am running 64-bit 13.04. I was trying How do I re-install Network Manager ...
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Manually connecting to a network via terminal

I currently only have wired internet via a cable modem connected to an Airlink 101 ASW105 switch. It works fine for my wife's mac. However, my laptop does not connect; I've tried connecting via eth0 ...
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How to redirect all requests within a wlan using ad-hoc to a specific address or hostname

I'm setting up an ubuntu embedded system as a "master" server which will then broadcast to clients using ad-hoc in a wlan. The purpose is for a client to access the wlan and then access a webapp on my ...
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How to open the Network Manager?

Can tell me how to open network manager in Ubuntu 12.04. It is a default package in Ubuntu OS, or we need to download it?
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Network-manager cannot install, dependency issue

I accidently installed connmanager, it removed my network-manager and network-manager-gnome. Now I cannot connect to my wifi and ethernet connection. I tried to install network-manager from source ...
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13.04 always prompts for network password on startup [closed]

This is a recent issue. Whenever I start up my laptop, it will attempt to automatically connect to my school network (WPA2-Enterprise) as it should. However, it prompts me for the password on the ...
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Can't connect to PPTP VPN, even though it used to work and I didn't change anything

I am pretty new to Ubuntu and Linux, so forgive me if this is obvious. I set up a PPTP VPN connection the other day. It worked perfectly fine, but one day to the other, it didn't anymore. I used it on ...
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Intel 2200BG Wireless Card unable to establish WEP connection with router

I've just starting using Ubuntu & completed a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS on a Compaq nc6230 laptop with an Intel PRO/ Wireless 2200BG wireless card. After the installation, I can't ...
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VPN connection DNS server order reversed

In fixing my admittedly somewhat custom setup on my Ubuntu 12.04 workstation, when I connect the VPN connection, the DNS server of it is added to the bottom of /etc/resolv.conf instead of the top, ...
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VPN Connection problem with vpnc

I was able to work through the VPN using network-manager-vpnc without any problem but suddenly it stopped working. This is a snippet caught from my syslog: Sep 2 10:58:19 chachan-ThinkPad-L420 ...
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Driver wireless installed but no internet [closed]

I am trying to use my D-Link wireless dongle (DWA-140) to connect to my wireless network. After some searching I found out that I needed the RT2870 wireless lan Linux driver. The installation of this ...
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Is it possible to install Ubuntu through network?

I would like to install Ubuntu for almost 120 users. But it's very difficult in using USB and drives. please suggest ....
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Automatic wireless scan on startup/login and resume

I'm running 12.04 on my MacBook Pro 5,5, and my Wi-Fi is working fine, but I'm having problems getting it to scan automatically at startup time. On first login I get a notification that I'm ...
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Notification icon for wireless connection when using /etc/network/interfaces

I have modified /etc/network/interfaces in order to connect to my wireless network automatically on startup. My question: Is there a way, to put a notification icon on the top panel to confirm that ...
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How do I get a rt2800usb wireless device working?

My brand new desktop running 13.04 has endless problems with wireless. Dozens of others are flooding forums with reports of the same problems. It worked fine for a few days, then there were a few ...
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Connect to wifi and broadband

I have a Bsnl broadband connection. Using Windows OS we connect our broadband in a different method: When I start my D-link modem, my Win 7 wireless shows a connection that doesn't need any ...
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vpnc has stopped working with Cisco VPN gateway Ubuntu 13.04

Recently I've been unable to connect to a Cisco VPN gateway using vpnc even though I had been using vpnc to connect to this same gateway for about a year leading up to this breakage... I'm using the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04: Ethernet works at office but not at home. DHCP issue maybe?

I am fairly new to Linux and just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on an external USB HD (using the liveCD). The computer the drive is connected to is a Dell Precision M4500 (laptop). After the fresh install, ...
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How to change ip address in ubuntu desktop through command line

In Ubuntu desktop 13.04 changing /etc/network/interfaces file don't change ip address or convert DHCP to static network interface configuration. after changing the file I tried sudo service ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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OpenVPN connection timeout

i am trying to establish a VPN connection using OpenVPN. I think have set up the VPN server correctly. I followed this instructions. From the server i have received the files ca.crt, ca.key, ...
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restart network interface after editing /etc/network/interface

restart the network service: service networking restart When I give the above command I get something like stop: Unknown instance: networking stop/waiting I would like to know if the network ...
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When already connected with eth0, Network manager still tries to connect wifi

I have a solid working network and internet connection through eth0, but network manager still automatically tries to connect to wifi. Since the wifi is unreliable, this is just trying and failing ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 network goes on and off

I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 for a long time. I update Ubuntu once in a month. The last time I updated networking issues started cropping up. My internet connection disconnects, and after some long ...
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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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Mobile Broadband not showing in Network Manager

I have very big problem with mobile broadband connections... I tried on my laptop to connect and searched the web for possible solution, but didn't found it. The problem is that i DON'T have the menu ...
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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 ...