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

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How to install network-manager without internet access?

I have been trying to install some kind of network indicator to show my current bandwidth usage on the panel on top of the screen so I decided to install ...
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Setting a static IP address.

I'm trying to set a static IP address in 12.10. When I run ifconfig, I find that both lo and wlan0 have downloaded packets. In my /etc/network/interfaces file it says auto lo. Which should I be ...
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Mobile broadband slow to be detected

-- UPDATE 1: relevant syslog lines. -- UPDATE 2: a step further. I was able to solve the GSM modem enable failed: (32) SIM PIN required loop specifying the PIN in Network manager > Edit ...
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No Network Manager icon in the notification area, so I can't use my VPN connection

I've added a VPN using System > Preferences > Network Connections. However, I can't see how to switch it on, because there's no Network Manager icon in the notification area! nm-applet is running as ...
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Network Manager Icon disappeared 14.04

So a couple of weeks ago my network manager icon stopped appearing; I still get automatically connected to my saved networks and the internet works fine, etc. If I go into System Settings and look at ...
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Why has wireless disappeared after my 12.10 upgrade?

I just upgraded to 12.10 on my Lenovo B570 laptop. NetworkManager isn't displaying a submenu for wireless connections at all, even though I downloaded the update through the wireless connection. This ...
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cannot connect with huawei e173 after upgrade to 12.10 using network manager

Since upgrade from 12.04 to 12.10 I can't connect to internet using mobile broadband modem Huawei e173. It worked earlier without problems and now it seems to be properly recognized (at least its ...
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Internet disconnects by itself and never reconnects unless system restarted

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and a wireless internet from a modem "Reliance Netconnect" for the internet. I've installed Ubuntu two days back along with my Windows system. So here's a detailed summary of ...
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How can I stop getting disconnected from my enterprise WPA2 wifi network every ~ minutes?

When I'm connected to my school's wifi network, which is an enterprise WPA2 network, using PEAP authentication and MSCHAPv2, I get disconnected every 30 minutes to an hour. It won't reconnect, and the ...
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How to re-compile NM0.9 with enabled wimax?

I found that the new Ubuntu comes with the Network Manager 0.9, but without the enabled wimax support. Please, give some advices how to re-compile it with --enable-wimax features. Thank you.
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NM-applet's VPN menu disappears

I spend my days hopping between VPN connections in Ubuntu 10.10 and this is becoming severely annoying. What happens is that every once in a while - typically several times a day - when I click on the ...
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How to manage available wireless network priority?

I'd like to move up and down available wireless access points, setting priorities as we can do in MS Windows. I can't remember to have ever succeded in this since using network-manager. Maybe ...
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Network is not working anymore - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a problem with my network connection. I have been using the same laptop with Ubuntu and the same connection for more than a year, and suddenly yesterday the connection stopped working (both ...
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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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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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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 completely remove NetworkManager?

I want to disable NetworkManager entirely, and have my eth0 and wifi connections unmanaged. My eth0 on my main linux box is unmanaged and I have no issues with it, I want to do the same to my other ...
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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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Make wifi preferable over wired connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

How do I make Ubuntu choose wifi connection over wired connection when both are connected to internet? I edited the Ethernet connection to route using the preference "Use this connection only for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How can non-admin users connect to Wi-Fi networks?

I'm trying to configure PolicyKit so that other users are allowed to configure Wi-Fi connections, but my changes don't seem to bring any results at all. When a non-admin user tries to connect to a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Why do none of my local servers resolve?

When I try to ping or browse using a web browser certain domains names that we host on our local network, it does not work. Yet, dig and nslookup correctly return their details. What do I need to do ...
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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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gray button for saving “editing VPN connection” in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed 12.04 and setting up the OpenVPN via network manager. the network-manager-openvpn-gnome is installed, and I can open "configure VPN..." and see "Add VPN", however I can not save my ...
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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 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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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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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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set default wifi network

How do I change the default wifi network that Ubuntu connects to on startup? There is an unsecured public wifi network in my range, as well as my own home WPA secured wifi that I want to use by ...
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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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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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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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How to disable the WiFi using network-manager permanently?

How to disable the wifi on boot? I'm using network-manager to manage the wifi connection and when I disable this, setting is temporary to the current session. Exists therefore a method to make ...
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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 ...