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

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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui

I'm trying to add a vpn connection through the openconnect and using the gui. Even though it says that I am connected, I can't access any of the websites on the network I'm trying to connect to. ...
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Ethernet connection not working in ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am facing weird issue with my ethernet connection. Its showing connected but when I hit something in the browser it won't though its connecting via wifi to other networks but not with the wired ...
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Cannot set static route in Networkmanager OpenVPN configuration

I have an OpenVPN connection between my laptop and a leased VM which is working splendidly. I have figured out how to have that VPN open up automatically on select wireless connections. However, on ...
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Is it possible to limit NetworkManager to a set of named interfaces?

NetworkManager is great for managing my wireless device, but I don't want it touching the virtual devices I create for network experiments (which I use with VMs or containers). I'd really like a way ...
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How to restart the network manager applet

I'm on LXDE. Sometimes my network manager indicator (applet) shows as if I'm not connected to wifi (no bars) and when I right click it it says "networking disabled" although I am connected to the ...
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Can I configure networkmanager to set up a VPN (vpnc) connection that uses “IPSec obfuscated secret”?

I currently use a vpnc configuration (I connect from the cmd line using vpnc filename) that looks like: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID ... IPSec obfuscated secret ....................... IPSec ...
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Network Manager doesn't have option of enable mobile broadband after upgrading 14.04 to latest linux image

Earlier mobile broadband connection seems to work flawlessly but after Upgrading trusty tahr 14.04.1 to linux image 3.13.0-35 there seems to be problem. First it started popping for USB modem ...
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Wireless authentication asked when using nmcli to restart wifi on a connection shared to all users

I am building a little kiosk computer that connects to Wifi. I have 2 users, one (admin) with Admin rights and one (kiosk) without anything. On the one with admin rights, I create a new wifi ...
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Ethernet connection doesn't come up without turning 801.2x security on and off

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 in a Dell Precision T1700 machine within the university. I only have wired connection. Very recently the internet connection simply stopped coming on when I boot my machine. ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu to connect to the strongest Wifi point instead of the frist one that was configured?

I am in a place where there are various access points. Ubuntu invariably tries to connect to the first one that was configured and not to the one with the strongest signal. EDIT: This is not a ...
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Problems with Network Manager in Trusty

I have Xubuntu Trusty on a Samsung laptop and have multiple issues with network manager. First it may stop connecting to any wireless network at all (it tries and fails). This happens after I turn ...
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Network disappears from list, disconnects, others remain

and Ubuntu, with my first question. I have Ubuntu installed on three machines alongside Win7, so they are all dual boot. I have encountered a WiFi connection problem on one, a Compaq CQ62. The unit ...
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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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Connected to wifi,But no internet

I am using ubuntu 13.10(64 bit) with 8GB ram and core i5 processor. Recently my service provider created a new wifi connection(name starting with AP) and gave me address,netmask and gateway ip to be ...
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Bridging from a N150 netgear wireless access point to a sky modem

A DVR is connected to some wired cameras. The dvr has an IP output and I have the WN604 Netgear wireless adapter which I have set up as a point to point bridge. I can see the broadcast on my smart ...
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Can't connect to VPN in Ubuntu 14.04

This is the procedure I followed: Go to System Settings > Network > Add VPN Connection Set in the dialogs that appear: Interface = "VPN" Connection Type = "PPTP" Set the following params ...
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14.04 upgrade keeps dropping wifi connection

My wifi connection keep dropping off. I'am using a Verizon Jetpack model MiFi 5510L-7AE8 on 3g, have 4-5 bars most of the time. Using a Asus wireless usb adapter model usb-n13 or Edimax 150mbps mini ...
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A simple guide to setup a PPTP network between a Windows and an Ubuntu through GUI network manager

I'm trying to setup a VPN connection between my Ubuntu computer and my friends' windows computers for gaming purposes. There are a lot of guides (such as this) that describe how to do it in ubuntu but ...
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Intel Centrino Wirelsess-N 1030 not getting connected on generic mode in ubuntu 14.04

I really need your help guys. I am very new to ubuntu. I am facing the weird problem in ubuntu. I tried upgrading ubuntu from 12.04 to 14.04 which I think I made a big mistake in my life. I have ...
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Start a second WiFi on laptop

I use standard Ubuntu 14.04 with network-manager. I am connected to a wifi with my second wlan1 card. How do I tell network-manager to let me configure my wlan0 card on my own with ifconfig? In ...
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Open NAT too Xbox from Android via connection sharing

First I know there are similar questions that get closed as off topic but mine is slightly different. Xbox live complains about strict NAT setting when I use a Android tether and connection sharing ...
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data card not working in ubuntu 14.04

Hey this is my first time in ubuntu. Can anyone please tell me how to install the huwaei e303f data card. I've tried installing it as per the manuel but didn't work.
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Ubuntu 14.0.4 OpenVPN connection - username and password only

I'm trying to set up a VPN SSL connection that uses just username and password. I'm setting it up in OpenVPN with Network Manager. I enter the gateway, type=password, username and password. However ...
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Ubuntu overwrites connection settings during reboot

When I add system-ca-certs or password to a connection in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections and reboot the computer these new settings are gone. What can I do to keep those settings after a ...
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How to quick select which access point (or BSSID) to use for a given wireless network (aka SSID)?

I use NetworkManager with a WLAN that has two access points (same SSID). Is there a quick way to switch between auto selection force to connect to one specific access point force usage of the other ...
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Bypassing Network Manager

Assuming there is more than one ethernet NIC as well as a wireless device on a given system, how can I specify custom settings in /etc/network/interface for one of the NICs but allow Network Manager ...
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Why NetworkManager 0.9.8 required, found?

I can connect to the Internet after plugin the cable, this error keeps going. How to fix it?
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Network disabled, low graphics mode

Having problems with computer and cannot connect to internet. Was working fine yesterday, and when I turned it on today, I am receive a low-graphics mode warning. Going to the terminal and trying to ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS a month back alongside windows 8. All was good until a week ago when I was trying to shut down my computer via Ubuntu; it froze. So I forcefully shut it down by pressing ...
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NetworkManager and rfkill on boot

I've been trying to setup my ubuntu as an access point that would work on boot. I have hostapd, dhcpd and some iptables forwarding rules that all work well. But I'm running into some issue with ...
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network-manager, bridge and vpn

I have a shiny new system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to get something configured which I think is reasonably simple: a bridge (br0) for KVM ability to use a VPN network-manager controlling it ...
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how to setup split-dns for vpn with network-manager

I want to create a split-DNS config on a 14.04 desktop machine with both a local eth network and a VPN connection. Ie I should send DNS lookups for address ranges that are accessed via the vpn to the ...
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how to run an --up script using network-manager-openvpn?

I'm using network-manager-openvpn (w Ubuntu 14.04) to manage VPN connections (client end). I need to run a script when a VPN is activated to fix some routing issues. I know how to do this using ...
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NetworkManager unable to complete wifi connection

When my built-in Ethernet controller died over the weekend, I bought a TP-LINK WN725N USB WiFi adapter. From a laptop, I obtained some firmware and a module from "sensorgnome" because the module with ...
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How to get back a missing Network menu in Ubuntu14.04?

I am using Ubuntu14.04. Network menu in my global menu bar has disappeared.How do I get this menu item back? Results of running nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and WIFI 6230

I've got a Intel NUC 54250WYKH with a Intel 6230 MINI PCI-express card and I've installed Xubuntu 14.04 64bit. I'm having trouble getting the wireless to connect to a known working access point (I've ...
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14.04 - Network Manager takes too much time reconnecting after resume/wake

I have an Intel wireless network card in my notebook. Whenever I resume/wake/unhibernate my computer it takes about a minute or so in order to be able to connect to the Internet again. It's just too ...
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Problems with Dell Wireless 5570 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband card ubuntu

I have problem with Dell Wireless 5570 HSPA+ Mobile Broadband card on Ubuntu 14.04. Here some debug output: ModemManager[3806]: <info> [1409355575.552118] [mm-iface-modem-simple.c:641] ...
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how to display network manager icon on xfce panel

I install xfce in U Trusty,but the network manager icon disappear.when I run sudo nm-applet,the icon shows.Not only the network manager,but also power manager and fcitx icon disappear,fcitx is a ...
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static ip in NetworkManager but ifconfig does not show the ip (ubuntustudio 14.04)

i am running ubuntustudio 14.04. I have a development setup where my pc has 2 NICs one of which connects to the internet and acquires dhcp ip from the router, while the other (eth1) is used to ...
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WiFi regularly fails on high traffic

My FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N (connected to a Fritz!Box 6360 Cable) seems to kill the wifi connection on high traffic loads - I can't even do an apt-get upgrade, because the network collapses in the ...
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/405050011390461/context1

After installing mir on Ubuntu 14.04 desktop network Connection shows /405050011390461/context1. Unable to delete this /405050011390461/context1. I am unable to connect to the internet. There is a dir ...
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Unable to use Internet (hosts unknown) after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 - DNS Resolv.conf problem

I upgraded my PC two days ago from 12.04 (desktop) to 14.04 (desktop). Since then, I am unable to surf on the internet. More exactly, I have the connection (wired) but not host resolving. I have ...
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Time Warner Wifi not working in ubuntu

I am new to Ubuntu. Ubuntu works well when I connect to router via ethernet and other wifi. But in Times Warner Wifi I always get an authentication error.
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Connect to my College's WPA from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and am running it on a Sony Vaio VGN-CR12OE. It is the only operating system. I am trying to connect to my college's WPA WiFi. My settings for this WiFi connection are as ...
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Unable to connect to VPN using gnome-network-manager

I originally wanted auto-connect vpn upon login, but after much trial and error and connection issues it looks like my network manager is corrupt. Unity ubuntu 1404 When I try to connect via ...
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Want to disable internet but want to agree for browser

I want to disable all other services that are using the IP except of web browser. Is there a good software? I am on Ubuntu 14.04
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Wifi networks will not show up!

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on an old '08 macbook. I've gone to system settings>Software & Updates>Additional Drivers and enabled the wireless driver. But when I click the wifi icon on the top ...