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

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Connect to a VPN with a password from the commandline

I can trigger the start of connection to my VPN by saying nmcli con up id WORKVPN But I have an RSA SecurID that is part of the authentication, which means I can't store a password. Without a ...
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Is “sm-disable” flag required for nm-applet on openbox?

Folks, I remember to have read somewhere that nm-applet requires "--sm-disable" option when run under openbox. However, it seems to work okay when I do not specify this option. Is it still a good ...
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No networks available, cannot connect to wired

I just repair installed ubuntu 14.04 after messing up my old installation. After multiple tries I finally got it installed again after changing boot from UEFI to Legacy. However, I now cannot connect ...
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dnsmasq problem on Ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

This is my first post, so please forgive me if this has been already answered. I already searched but i cant find any solution. My problem is i cant make ap-hotspot to work properly, i am using ...
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Can openbox use nm-applet.desktop?

Folks, I am running minimal Ubuntu 14.04 + openbox + network-manager. In the past, when I bring up openbox, "ps" would reveal that nm-applet is running (because of ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 won't connect to WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. WEP and open works. 14.04LTS

Cliffs: Can't get this to work with WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. Same laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) with a no-name USB Wifi dongle works fine connecting to the same networks. I realize this hardware is known ...
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How to avoid IP packets leaking when openvpn connection drops

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 (still waiting for the 14.04.1) I have set an openvpn network with the network manager. If the vpn drops the network manager set back its route through the ...
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Get wi-fi hotspot (access point mode) working in Trusty Tahr with Network Manager

I have read that the NetworkManager is supposed to be capable of creating a hotspot in access point mode since version 0.9.8. I've got the NetworkManager installed that comes with Trusty Tahr (version ...
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WPA2 WiFi password constrained to 5 or 13 characters

First of all, I found both of these pages: Wifi only accepts passwords of 5 or 13 characters Cannot change Wifi settings, stuck on WEP Security Both look similar to my problem, but seem associated ...
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How to restart network-manager without root password

My wireless is flaky so I'd like to be able to restart network-manager with a script WITHOUT having to type the root password. I tried making a c program that does this: setuid(0); system("service ...
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How can I configure network manager (via command line) to only ever connect to a wireless network with a particular ssid?

I'm away from work for the week and need to ssh into my office computer (Ubuntu 12.04) regularly to do work. Unfortunately, my particularly flaky WiFi USB dongle on my work computer disconnects once ...
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Ethernet no longer connects, Wi-Fi works just fine [closed]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Sony Vaio VPCEA36FM When I came into work today, my Ethernet adapter no longer connected to the network. There was an error message that had popped in the background on my desktop, ...
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How to deactivate the “network disconnected” popup?

We have network problems at our company and the network is often disconnected. At each disconnection Ubuntu (12.04) displays a pop-up in the right corner of the screen to inform me of this event. This ...
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network-manager not working in ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 in Dell inspiron n5010, my network manager disabling wifi is not working. It was fine in Ubuntu 12.04. I need help.
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't find Network Configuration during boot

Each time I boot Ubuntu can't find the Network Configuration. It takes an extra 2 minutes to boot and then finds it about 3 minutes after logging in. Is there a way to fix this? Thanks!
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Is there a standalone graphical application for configuring Network Manager?

I was working through a kiosk computing question yesterday. Somebody is trying to deploy Ubuntu as a single-application appliance in a way that they can hand the machine to a client and it'll let them ...
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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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Connecting to internet over wifi or tether, DHCP does not set DNS [duplicate]

sorry for bad english. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a strange internet connection problem. When I'm at work I can access internet via DHCP wireless and wired without problems. When I'm at ...
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How to make my ubuntu be a gateway / forward my WiFi connection over a LAN connection to a different machine

Sooo, the question is: Can someone please give me a neat step by step checklist i need to do to be able to 1) connect to a wireless connection 2) share (bridge?) that connection via LAN 3) have ...
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Why do my DNS settings keep having to be reset?

I have a laptop that I use on my home LAN, my work LAN and my work VPN via my home LAN through OpenConnect. In addition, I also sometimes use TorGuard, which is a OpenVPN connection. All of these are ...
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WiFi connects to nothing?

When I resume my laptop from sleep the wireless connection will be connecting to a blank space. To fix it I have to disconnect, wait a few seconds and them reconnect to my network. Is there any way to ...
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my wlan card is not working propperly after suspending my laptop

I have an old laptop. I installed Lubuntu on it, and everything was working propperly, until I desided to test suspending the laptop. The Machine suspends and wakes propperly, but since I woke it the ...
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No connection with Ethernet

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 my ethernet is not connecting. Anyone can help me , please ? NetworkManager Tool State: disconnected Device: eth0 Type: Wired Driver: r8169 ...
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How to store network-manager settings in home

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with the network-manager. It stores all Information about wireless networks, VPNs, ... in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections and I was just wondering why... I thought the ...
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ifconfig eth0 eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

I'm new to Ubuntu. In my system WIFI is working fine but Ethernet is not working fine. ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ignoring network settings performed in the UI?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server, and then added a minimal desktop like so: sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop --no-install-recommends Then I complemented the install with the following ...
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Plasma-nm configuration files broken?

plasma-nm doesn't work properly, as you can see in the attached image. Well, it seems I've not enough reputation to attach images, sorry... But on this site you can see exactly the same image and it's ...
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unable to connect network after update - maybe driver issue?

There are lots of similar questions, but i think my case is different because of a driver issue. So the problem is that my laptop cannot connect to wireless network (cannot test for wired) after the ...
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network fails when hd moved

my hd was moved into new reassembled pc. Everything works, except networking (wired/wireless). Linux can see the devices, but cannot activate. Following are data that i can get: # uname -a Linux ...
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I have to reconnect to my wifi every time i'm downloading or gone

Every time I'm downloading something huge, I almost always lose my internet connection. Network Manager says I'm still connected wireless but pinging google.com just hangs. The same problem also often ...
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Get all binded ip addresses

I have configured my network card eth0 to use 3 IPs, such as 192.168.1.10, 10.0.0.10 and 192.168.0.10. After network restart, ifconfig is showing only one IP ie, 192.168.1.10. But I can ping ...
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How to remember which network connection to use?

I have two connections: universal using DHCP and static IP for my home network. I'm usualy at home, so I want to use my static home connection. But every reboot, it's connected using DHCP and I have ...
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Problem with a BCM4313 on a Toshiba laptop

The laptop is a Toshiba Satellite A660, running Ubuntu 12.04 and it has a wireless interface that doesn’t work. So, I went to the cterminal and typed sudo lshw -C network (as per the instructions in ...
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Connect to wireless device by WIFI

I am trying to connect a mobile hot spot[without any password] from Linux device. The name of the hotspot is "WT19i-Sid" without any password. But I ma getting "No DHCPOFFERS received." and I am not ...
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DHCP running at startup

In order for my WiFi at work to work I had to use wpa_supplicant, as the Network Manager just would not connect. Manually I use two commands: sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i wlan0 -c ...
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Is dnsmasq preventing internet?

On my computer I have dual boot Win 7 and Xubuntu 14.04 64-bit. Tonight I switched over to Xubuntu to work on something. When I fired up Firefox it acted like I didn't have an internet connection. ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Wifi not working

My wifi is not working since I uninstalled network-manager-gnome. The output of sudo lshow -C network is *-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: PRO/Wireless ...
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I can't connect OpenVPN automatically as soon as my Wifi is connected in Ubuntu 14.04

I see an option in Ubuntu 14.04 network manager that I can connect to VPN automatically as soon as a wireless connection is connected. For some reason, I can't make it work. It just tries to connect ...
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How to connect to OpenVPN from 14.04?

I have set up an OpenVPN connection via the Network Manager, but the connection is failing. When I try the connection from the command line I get the following error: sudo openvpn --config ...
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WLAN0 scans but doesn't connect

I have two older Dell computers now working on Lubuntu. Had much trouble getting the Broadcom cards to work, but with Askubuntu help, they are now working. However, although wlan0 scans, sees my ...
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change behavior of network/internet icon in ubuntu

internet icon in ubuntu desktop just check connect to the modem or network but it don't check connection to the internet I want to change it's behavior to check both of them. something like network ...
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Restarting network manager every time

I am running an Ubuntu 13.10. Every time I reboot my computer, I have go to the terminal and type: sudo service network-manager restart to get wi-fi running. Is there any way to make this process ...
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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

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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Wifi mobile router problems

I have been using Ubuntu for a month now, and I am facing some problems with my wifi connection. The problem is that when I connect to my mobile wifi router it works fine for 10 minutes, and after ...
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where I put my network address on ubuntu? [closed]

In windows when i put my IP address like that 116.193.170.37 255.255.255.0 116.193.170.1 and their network address: 00241D3C6FCF but in ubuntu I cound not put my network address. I don't know ...
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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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Have to restart networking every 10 seconds

I just created a new Ubuntu server and I cannot get the thing to do anything network related for more than 10 seconds. When I first start the machine up I can ping 8.8.8.8 About 10 times before ...
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can't click on warning window, window not active [closed]

When I want to connect to a network using a certificate, and I don't provide one, the network manager will open the following window for me. I would like to "Ignore", but I can't click on the ...