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

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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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Start & Stop internet connexion without broking Network Manager

I am on Precise. I used this command (with an alias), to close the network, dbus-send --system --print-reply --reply-timeout=120000 --type=method_call --dest=org.freedesktop.NetworkManager ...
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override dns nameserver [duplicate]

i wish to set higher priority for my dns nameservers, or override the ones that are being set by the dhcp server. no matter which approach i took, nslookup never displays the right dns nameserver. ...
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Intermittent wired network issues in 14.04

Since yesterday, my wired network connection has been dropping for a couple of seconds every 30 seconds or so. To my knowledge, I had not made any changes to my network. Output of ifconfig -a: ➜ ~ ...
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Host is unreacheble with static networking configuration via /etc/network/interfaces while GUI NetworkManager is ok

I have some trouble setting-up the network interface using the static IP configuration. I run ubuntu 12.04 kernel 3.11.0-22 with the back-ports enabled. I followed these instructions from ...
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Wifi hotspot to connect to Android using Broadcom 43xx

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 64b on a Dell Inspiron N5010. My wireless device (found using lspci) is Broadcom Corporation BCM4313 802.11bgn Wireless Network Adapter (rev 01). I bought a new android ...
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Wi-Fi networks not detected anymore

Problem : Wi-Fi networks not detected anymore What triggered it ? My computer froze and I ended up having to restart it using the power switch. In case it could be relevant : it froze while I was ...
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Lubuntu equivalent for gnome-system-monitor

Gnome-system-monitor shows, under resources, three things, namely CPU, Memory and Network History. Is there a Lubuntu equivalent which shows me these things? As far as I've noticed, Lubuntu has Task ...
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Wireless does not work 14.04 laptop model MM061 [duplicate]

Wireless network not working (built-in adapter) I can't see any network but in Windows it is working. So I should use a (network external adapter) and I can see the network and Access to the web. ...
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dispatcher.d script not executing

I'm currently working on script , which will change proxy and apt settings depending on network in which the Laptop will be plugged in. Problem is that, if i run the script from terminal, everything ...
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Create personal wireless network on laptop

I have a WiFi Network, now I have connected my laptop to the WiFi Network. And it is working fine I'm able to access the internet via WiFi. But I want to create other network on my laptop so that I ...
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Set specific interface for internet access

I have a machine with three network interfaces running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 64-bit, kernel 3.5.0-49. I am using all three interfaces. Two of them are connected to LANs (eth0 and eth1) and one is ...
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network connection

I have a rather fascinating problem and hoping some one could shed the light on it. I have Ubuntu 12.4 LTS Server with 2 NIC's : 1. 10/100 2. 10/100/1000. eth0 & eth1 respectfully. I used the ...
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Wifi continuously connects and disconnects and after computer crash

I'm a beginner on the Linux world. Last day I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my desktop. This pc is connect to home network (where are other 2 computers with Windows 7) via usb Netgear Wifi Adapter ...
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Connect to UofU WPA2Enterprise

I'm trying to connect to a WPA2Enterprise connection so I can stay connected at the University I study at. I initially tried to connect via the gui, but I couldn't specify some of the things that the ...
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Ubuntu VPN Outside Network Connection Issue

I am having a strange issue when connecting to my VPN. It kicks me off the internet. I have it setup in 'Network Settings' (due to that is the only way I was able to get it to work) Now, while I am ...
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Wireless Adapter Disconnects after Suspend on 14.04

After suspending and resuming my machine, my wireless networking fails to reconnect. Running nmcli nm shows the following: Before: RUNNING STATE WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI ...
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Re-enter cisco vpn passwords

Since I upgraded from Lubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 my VPN passwords have to be re-entered every time I open the VPN connection. The passwords used to be maintained by the key ring but no longer. When I ...
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Network Manager icon not visible in system tray [duplicate]

a few weeks ago I updated to Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS (clean install) and I noticed that the network manager icon is missing from the system tray. I have been going through a number of forums, but I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: Can't connect to new password protected wifi network

After upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04 I can't connect to any new WPA2 wifi access points. Existing ones work. Here is a pastebin of the syslog output: http://pastebin.com/QVgmRmXp Here is an error that ...
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Mobile Broadband Not Enabling [duplicate]

I am using a Qualcom Broadband (EVDO) dongle on Ubuntu 13.04. I have used this dongle well for a number of days on Ubuntu 13.04 but recently I had to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 but when I try ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Ethernet Networks

On Ubuntu 13.10, I had to Ethernet networks configured: 'Auto' and 'Work'. When on my company network, I would manually go up and switch to the 'Work' setting (which would have the IP address, DNS ...
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Wifi is disabled and Network applet's “Enable Wfi” is not clickable

Every time in Network settings, Airplane mode switches on itself. On running nmcli nm in terminal: RUNNING : running STATE : connected WIFI-HARDWARE : disabled WIFI : ...
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Wifi not working, upgrade to ubuntu 14.04

I've upgraded my system with ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 and then my wifi adapter Broadcom BCM43142 [14e4:4365] is not working and the wireless connection is not even showing up in the list.
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PPTP Doesn't Connect - 12.04, 13.10, 14.04

Currently tested on Ubunutu 14.04, 13.10, and 12.04, I'm trying to connect to my VPN provider using PPTP. I've followed various instructions including the ones given to me by my provider only for them ...
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OpenVPN setup with PIA - Connects but no internet

Currently using Ubuntu Server 14.04 (so no GUI, all terminal) sitting inside VirtualBox, and am currently trying to get it to connect to Private Internet Access using their VPN configs found here ...
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problem im my key 3G “Connection activation failed” in 14.04

I have a little problem in my Trusty. To beginn with, my mobile broadband works 100% but there is another connection that appears to be simultaneous. /605020701514404/context1 ...
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Xperia Z network item stuck in Network Manager applet

In the Network Manager applet on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have an extra item called 'Xperia Z Network' with the network name 'Xperia Z' and a greyed out status 'disconnected'. Unfortunately I can't take a ...
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Reinstalling network manager & icon issues

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTE and network manager is giving me a question mark in my system tray even though I can connect to the internet. This really irritates me. I tried hiding network ...
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No wireless or wired internet after installing kubuntu-desktop on 14.04

I installed the kubuntu-desktop package on a normal Ubuntu install, but beforehand set up a TimeShift snapshot in case I wanted to undo the install. I logged into kubuntu but it was unable to connect ...
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time out connecting to wi fi network

My wifi connection works normally in most networks, but I have a problem connecting to a speficic network. I can connect to this network with other devices, using the same WPA password. Other people ...
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unstable wired ethernet network connection after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04(amd64)

Recently I upgrade my system from 13.10 to 14.04, after a week I faced unstable wired network connection issue. Checked network manager it shows connection as ok. Below is the detail information of ...
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Why do I have new and strange networks (_not wifi_) in my network manager? 14.04

Ok, so I updated my system to 14.04 last week (running on a Dell XPS13 ultrabook- but I'm not a developer, not particularly technically minded). Some strange things happened with network manager. ...
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connect to wifi from command line

Other posts seems to be addressing more complicated network connection issues from the command line. The Unity panel Network indicator/button doesn't respond too well sometimes - it keeps trying to ...
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Shutdown Hangs for 5 Minutes on Kubuntu 14.04

I've had persistent problems with a 5 minute hang at shutdown for the last three versions of Kubuntu (13.04, 13.10, and now 14.04). I suspect this is not a KDE-specific problem. Recently, I performed ...
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How to connect to WiFi from Lubuntu?

After add the Manage Networks icon into the panel, I can see my Wi-Fi network on the list. So I click on the SSID and it prompt for a password. I enter the right or wrong password but nothing happens. ...
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Just installed 14.04 in place of XP, no Wireless connections showing in Network manager

I just upgraded my Samsung NC10 netbook with Broadcom BCM 3411 WLAN to 14.04. I'm not seeing any wireless connection choice under Network Manager, but it connects just fine on ethernet. Ubuntu ...
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Dynamically Enable LAN traffic in Firewalld (using profiles in network-manager)

I am trying to use firewalld to allow dynamic profiles for different connections in Network Manager. When I'm at home, however, I would like to allow anything coming in on the LAN (local subnet). I ...
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Cannot change Wifi settings, stuck on WEP Security

I just started using Linux and as such do not have a proper knowledge of how to use the command line and all of those sorts of things, so please try to bear with me :). I have been able to connect to ...
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Login takes long time when there's no internet

I have noticed, after I upgraded to 14.04, that when I have a poor Wifi connection or the network is disabled from the the login screen, the resulting login can take over two minutes. If I have a ...
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Wait Until VPN Connection is Made before Mounting

Is there a way in /etc/fstab that I can wait for the VPN connection to be made, and then mount the network drives?
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Change gateway sequence with network manager

My computer has 2 ethernet ports and 1 wireless port. One of the ethernet ports (eth5) and the wireless port (wlan0) are both configured to connect to a network server, and the other ethernet port ...
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Setting pdnsd server

I installed pdnsd: it is correctly working. My problem is that it ignores the opendns server I provided in the "server" section of pdnsd.conf labeled "resolvconf": instead of it, it uses the server ...
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14.04 - Mac Mini - wireless connects but no Internet

I was able to install 14.04 on a Mac Mini pretty easily. However, (and I have searched for answers, here and other sources), the behavior is as follows: 1) Able to connect to Internet via Ethernet ...
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Wireless connection wt 2000 pci

In windows 7 I connected to an wireless network tp-link with no problem using dhcp and wifi card wt 2000 pci,but after I installed ubuntu 14.04 and when I connect to the same network it connects but ...
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edit connection in network manager puzzling me

I'm slightly puzzled with the information listed in my edit connections of network manager. I'm the only one who uses my laptop and I've only connected to one network via wireless. However in the ...
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Why shell and browser return diffrent ip address?

I set global WebProxy by UBUNTU setting->network->networkProxy and then i open http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and i get my proxy ip address but when i use this command: wget -qO- ...
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Network Manager asks to unlock keyring after auto login

After updating from Precise to Trusty I get a popup requesting to unlock the keyring for Network Manager after each login (autologin is enabled). On the net people advise to make the connection ...
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Remove ifupdown(eth0) connection

While I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 I had some issues with graphic card drivers so I needed to install drivers from root, I created adsl connection using pppoeconf. Now when I boot up my PC I have two ...
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Can't connect to my wlan router but can connect to any other router (but router works fine with other distributions)

Suddenly after Ubuntu freeze I am unable to connect to my router. I have already reset my router but nothing has happend. If i connect my ubuntu with my andriod wlan router it works fine. I have tried ...