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

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How to automatically connect to VPN with Network-Manager

I do have a working VPN connection. Now I want this VPN connection to automatically activate when I'm in a certain wireless network. Is there a non-intrusive graphical way using ...
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Automatically disable wifi (wireless) when wired?

What's the best way to automatically disable my Wifi/wireless connection whenever I plug in a wired Ethernet cable? I'd like it to be re-enabled when I later unplug the wire. Also, I sometimes like ...
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Network Manager, create multiple lan connection configuration for the same wired card

How can I create in Network Manager, multiple wired lan connection configuration for the same wired card? I use to move between a lot of offices where I need to change my network config (IP, Mask, ...
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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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How can I troubleshoot “VPN Connection Failed”?

Is there anyway to get an error log for a failed VPN connection attempt? All I get is this notification and I have no idea where to go from there:
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04 - Network Manager Problem In System Tray

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed fallback version of desktop. I have a problem about my network manager in system tray. I can see network manager but no button is working in network manager in ...
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Where are the NetworkManager logs?

A previous poster on the regular forums ( http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843991 ) said /var/log/daemon.log, but I don't seem to have such a file. Do I need to enable logging?
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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 can I add the Network Manager Applet to the panel after removing?

In rearranging the panel, I removed the Network Manager Applet. I tried to add it back, but it doesn't show up in the list (Add To Panel). I can start it up and see it as a running process ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 - network manager not listing wireless networks

Just recently reinstalled Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop (dual-boot with Windows 7). Had no problem accessing my home wireless network until today. All of a sudden, the network manager doesn't seem to be ...
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Persistent 3G connection with network manager fails [closed]

I maintain a persistent 3G connection on a remote device using network manager. However, every so often, the link fails and then does not restart itself. I managed to identify an occurrence of this in ...
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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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Can't resolve windows domains in local network

I've installed ubuntu on my computer at work because I think it is a perfect system for work which I do but I got some issues. I can't resolve domains from windows DNS server. Basically, we have two ...
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In Wired Connection settings save option is getting grayed out

Each time I switch to manual configuration, of wired connection in Ubuntu 12.10, the save button gets grayed out. As soon as I start setting it in Manually, it gets grayed out.Please help ! One ...
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Networking failing on both wired and wireless connections [closed]

Running 11.10 on a Lenovo B570, maybe a month old. When I try to connect to a network, wired or wireless, nm-applet does its normal "connecting" animation, but sort of "spasming" at the end of the ...
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How do I share a wireless internet connection via Ethernet with an Xbox 360?

I am trying to share my wireless connection with my XBox 360 (which does not have a wireless adapter) via ethernet cable. I thought there once was a sharing option in Network Manager (it has been some ...
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Able to access web by ip, but not by dns name

I'd like to post a solution to a problem I've encountered in my university. The issue is closely related to this post. I asked the user whether or not he found a solution but he never responded. In ...
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network bridge - without destroying network manager

I have seen a lot of questions related to Bridge and network manager. however none of them seem to apply to what i seen AND want. I setup my bridge in /etc/network/interfaces. This works perfectly; ...
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Where does network-manager store WPA keys when “Available to All Users” is ticked?

When you connect to a new SSID network via the network manager applet, the key for that network is stored in gnome-keyring under the "login" keychain. But when you then change (edit) that network to ...
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Accidentally clicked “don't show this message again” - how to reactivate?

When Gnome 3.2 told me, there are wireless networks available, I accidentally clicked "don't show this message again". How can I reactivate this message?
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How to temporarily turn off NetworkManager from the command-line?

The network interface should not make a request for an IP over DHCP. So, what is the command to turn off NetworkManager in Ubuntu? Update: I am writing a script in which the interfaces receive ...
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Where should a non-administrative user save a CA certificate?

I have a CA certificate that I use to connect to a WPA2 Enterprise wireless network. Where within my home folder should I store the .crt file? I don't see anything in the Filesystem Hierarchy ...
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Ubuntu Software Center not recognising my network connection

I have installed Oneiric Beta on my laptop. As my Mobile Broadband refused to connect to Internet through network manager I'm now using wvdial to connect. Hence the network manager shows I'm not ...
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How to stop wifi disconnection when eth0 link becomes ready?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my laptop and connected via wireless lan to my home network. Now I want to play around with my old wifi equipment which I need to configure first. But every time I ...
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Why doesn't network-manager start at boot?

I think this started happening a couple of months ago when I upgraded from 10.04 to 12.04. Whenever I reboot, network-manager does not start. I have to manually run sudo start network-manager, and ...
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network profiles in ubuntu 12.04

I use a wired connection at home and in college. But at home i set my ipV4 settings to automatic DHCP whereas in college I need to manually enter the ip address, subnet and gateway and i also need to ...
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How to forward an Internet connection to another network?

Can somebody please make a short & sweet tutorial telling how to forward an Internet connection to different network interfaces in Ubuntu...? This is the idea: I'm using a 3G usb modem to get ...
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ConnMan not detecting already existing wireless network

Old title : Wireless connected, but no internet until I re-add network Every time I boot my Laptop, it doesn't connect to Internet. Although upon boot it does say "Connected to ", but when I try 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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ubuntu 13.04 recognizes usb mobile broadband modem as ethernet connection

When I plug in my USB mobile broadband modem (ZTE MF-667), in the network manager instead of a mobile broadband connection, I get an Ethernet connection, called: Ethernet Network (ZTE WCDMA ...
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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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Using Ubuntu as a router?

I've seen many tools to use Ubuntu as a router in which an internet connection could be shared from Ethernet over Wifi or vice versa. I'm looking to achieve this except with 2 Ethernet connections: ...
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How to install Network-Manager after uninstalling it

I hope this has not been covered elsewhere already. It is rather specific an issue, and related to a computer-manufacturer, but I need help for something Ubuntu-related that should be no problem for ...
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Network Manager 0.8.999 and Ubuntu One

Is there a way to make Ubuntu One understand that I have a network connection after upgrading to network-manager-0.8.999? FYI: Update manager also thinks that I have no internet-connection, but ...
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Unable to connect to mixed b/g/n wifi network on Ubuntu

I cannot connect to mixed b/g/n wifi Network. I am using wl drivers. Connection to other wifi networks is working well, but to this network I cannot connect from Ubuntu (from my android phone ...
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How to successfully restart a network without reboot over SSH?

In Ubuntu 14.04 neither sudo service networking restart nor sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart do anything any more. They also both exit with code 1. Something has obviously changed (or half changed) ...
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Setting VPN Client

I need to access VPN from my Ubuntu 12.04. I see that there is VPN connections > Configure VPN in network manager, but it asks for username and password. All I have is some .crt, .csr, .key, .ovpn ...
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Use Network-Manager to connect to a WiFi Access Point on the command-line

I'd like to connect to a wireless access point from the command-line. Ideally, I'd only need the name of the AP. But the hardware-address would work as well. I know I can use nmcli to connect to a ...
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Connecting to WPA2 network from console

How can I connect to a WPA2 Encrypted Network from the Terminal/Console? I've wanted to remove the whole x-window system and use a Terminal based system only to free up any available memory and ...
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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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How migrate my keyring (containing ssh passprases, nautilus remote filesystem, pgp passwords) and network manager connections?

I changed the disk on my laptop and installed Ubuntu on the new disk. Old disk had 12.04 upgraded to 12.10 on it. Now I want to copy my old keyring with WiFi passwords, ftp passwords for nautilus ...
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Editing network interfaces without system rebooting

I'd like to make some changes to my networking configuration by editing my /etc/network/interfaces file. What's the cleanest way to make changes to this file and have them take effect, without having ...
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How can I make NetworkManager ignore my wireless card?

I do not want NetworkManager to list or manipulate my wireless card. Can I hide its interface from NetworkManager somehow? I have tried adding this in /etc/network/interfaces, iface wlan0 inet ...
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Network Manager Applet menu freezes and does not respond

Since the latest update in Ubuntu 10.10, the nm-applet has started doing some strange things. I boot up the PC, all is fine, internet works, etc... but after a period of time, approx and hour, the ...
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Dialing into multiple PPP connections

I have multiple 3G USB based Modems. I would like them to keep connected simultaneously, NOT necessarily aggregating their bandwidth; a separate intelligent application would manage their utilization ...
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How do I remove Mobile Broadband connections that don't appear under “Edit Connections…”?

When I first tried to use my mobile to connect to the internet, I created a Mobile Broadband connection. I did this by opening Bluetooth > Preferences and ticking "Access the Internet using your ...
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Why are two indicator-network versions being worked on?

Some months ago, on the road to Ubuntu Maverick, a new system indicator, network (with connman as a backend), started to be developed. The plan was to get it into UNE and release it with no ...