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

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Cannot find the Network Manager icon

One day I opened my PC as usual, but there was something wrong with the network. I didn't find the logo of WLAN/LAN. I tried to edit this file in vim: /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf changed ...
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(SOLVED) Can't connect VPN pptp on 13.10

So I am having the exact issue as was happening in this question here I have also installed a VPN connection via NetworkManager and getting the exact same stack trace. I've looked at ...
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Gnome2 Network applet issue - annoying another icon appears.

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10, installed the gnome-2 mate desktop environment. One thing that annoys me the most is the network icon in the panel. Ok, so the network applet runs when the system starts. To ...
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How to add OpenVPN connection in NetMan without a client cert?

I've had a look around and can't find this on any other threads; I wondered if it's possible to add an OpenVPN connection to NetMan without a client certificate? My office setup uses an OpenVPN server ...
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Kubuntu 13.10 network manager and nm-applet not starting

I have to start them how can I make this happen at boot. I think this happened at upgrade time from 13.04 to 13.10 What I have to do: $ sudo service network-manager start $ Nm-applet
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nm-applet notifications prevent typing in login manager

To manage my (wireless) network connections I use nm-applet. Every time I start my system there pops an notification up which says Disconnected and a few seconds later a second one connected to .... ...
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Prefer home WiFi network over mobile broadband WiFi

I have 2 WiFi sources: Home WiFi, unlimited. Mobile Broadband WiFi, limited. I want to use it only when there is no other choice. How to set NetworkManager to switch from Mobile WiFi as soon as ...
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Relinux - “waiting for network configuration” problem

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 base system via the "minimal ubuntu" ISO. I make a script to get hostname from dhcp server as explained here. It works perfect. I don't install network manager because I ...
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DSL connection in WICD

How can I configure DSL connection in WICD any Idea and if not use this then what should I use.
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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.
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booting without full network configuration 13.10

Recently I tried to install connman which removed network manager and some other dependencies. Now I cannot connect to any network, either wireless or broadband. I have tried multiple solutions from ...
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Wifi adapter worked from 12.04 DVD but won't connect after installing UB 12.04

I really don't get it, my wifi worked fine when I booted from dvd but after installing ub 12.04 my wifi only detects all APs but I suddenly can't connect to any of 'm and my neighbor upstairs and me ...
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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side . EDITED: I assigned host-name and ip ...
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how to resolve wifi disconnects and can't reconnect until disable and re-enable networking?

I don't know if this is something that already has a solution or not. I am running ubuntu 12.04 LTS and wireless driver rtl8187. My wireless connection drops after a while (like an hour or so) and ...
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How do I stop the NetworkManager in Ubuntu 13.10 without using the service command?

Usually this works as root service network-manager stop But last time it didn't. There was some message like "no such service". Strangely today, after a reboot it works! Yesterday I also tried: ...
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Why are there two network indicators with ubuntu-desktop in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 13.10 32 bit on my Yoga 2 Pro and after some days all window decorations were gone and I couldn't repair that, so I decided to install aptitude install ubuntu-desktop and use ...
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How do I stop the NetworkManager in Ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I tried as root service network-manager stop and /etc/init.d/network-manager stop But that doesen't exist. And: killall NetworkManager but it seems to restart immediately. How do I stop ...
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Set max-routes from network-manager-openvpn

The openvpn of my company is pushing about 250 routes. I can connect by the command line interface of openvpn by using max-routes 300 in the clients config file. By importing this file into nm, this ...
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I'm connected to wi-fi but can't see wireless networks after Ubuntu netinstall

I'm connected to wi-fi ESSID I've set during the installation of Ubuntu 13.04 netinstall, but I can't access any other wireless networks (device not managed). Furthermore, the network disconnects ...
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Wirless ap-hotspot ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 and I created a wireless hot spot using the network setting option and also tried to setup using AP-hotspot. The problem is the one setup using network setting is not showing in ...
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Hibernation fails, after trying to repair no-WLAN-problem

After noticing that my Ubuntu 13.04 had no WLAN function after resuming from hibernation, I tried the sudo restart network-manager as explained in this question: No wlan after standby . It brought ...
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OpenVPN plugin not showing in Network-Manager on Ubuntu GNOME 13.10 Saucy

I have installed openvpn + network-manager-openvpn & network-manager-openvpn-gnome for the Network-Manager in Ubuntu GNOME 13.10. Running netstat -rn I get tun outputs:- 10.8.0.1 10.8.0.5 ...
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Wired network does not work in Ubuntu, but works in Windows 7

Updated: I have pasted full output of bash command in Ubuntu into here, including ifconfig, ping, nm-tool, modinfo and dmesg | grep e100. Hi all, I can surf internet in Windows 7, just pluging in ...
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How to reinstall network manager without internet access?

Unfortunately, I uninstalled network-manager-gnome using sudo apt-get remove --purge network-manager. I was trying to reinstall it from but without internet connection I cannot do so. What is the ...
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How do I add a VirtualBox host-only networking interface to the network manager in Xubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I created a virtual machine to basically act as a bridge to the Internet for the host of the virtual machine, but i want the host-only interface that's attached to the host to be configurable in the ...
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How to “simply” execute commands when connected to a specific network without wicd if-up or cuttlefish

1) getting /etc/network/if-up is too complicated and just not working. I don't want to do it this way anyways. On Android I can do this simply with tasker. 2) cuttlefish would have been a good option ...
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Disconnected from wireless network - Ubuntu 12.04, Sony VF

I bought a Sony VAIO F series (SVF15A1C5E) recently with Windows 8 on it. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and just kept a recovery partition for Windows as I do not need it. Unfortunately I cannot connect to ...
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Wireless - just working for some networks

I am running a Laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed (running fine). I have a strange issue: The wireless networking does not work in certain Networks and I have absolutely no Idea where start searching ...
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network-manager missing from 12.04 repos [closed]

I'm using 12.04 which is fully updated with a gnome 3.4.2 desktop. I noticed yesterday that while using synaptic package manager that network-manager and some libnm dependencies are under the ...
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Network Is Disabled after upgrading from 12.10 to 13.10

I previously ran in Ubuntu 12.10 as a dual boot with Windows XP. I upgraded Ubuntu to 13.10 in this dual boot configuration. Now Networking is disabled. I have access to the internet and email ...
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problem with wifi connection on compaq610 with ubuntu12.04

I'm a new user, I just installed ubuntu12.04 but for some reason I can't use the wifi connection. when I enable the wireless network I get this message on the terminal **Feb 14 14:22:04 ubuntu ...
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Wired connection doesn't work on startup, it works on suspend with suspend_modules however

I installed Ubuntu and realised the only Internet connection that was working was the WiFi one, but I need to have a wired one working where I live (which is in University halls) because we're not ...
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openvpn no longer working out of the blue

my openvpn connection failed on me, after a restart. it no longer connects to the vpn. the connections are still in the network manager. and the vpn files are still in the same folder. i get this ...
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Resolve network connection problem at startup

I encounter problems during starting up Ubuntu 12.04 laptop. There is no internet connection (wired network connection is established though) and there is no error message from network manager or ...
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Network Manager VPN doesn't update resolve.conf with nameserver

When I connect VPN via NetworkManager, I can't access resources by domain name. But it's ok using IP. Seems like NetworkManager isn't updating resolve.conf with VPN nameservers. I've visited and tried ...
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Ubuntu (wubi version) cannot connect to the internet network

I am new in the world of ubuntu. Recently I installed the wubi version of ubuntu in my desktop and I have the following problem: It cannot be connected to the wired network. When I use the PC in ...
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Network Manager dispatcher.d script error

I wrote a script in "/etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d" to open the Firefox preferences dialog whenever I connect to a particular network (college wifi), because I have to enable proxy. The script is ...
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Getting HUAWEI Mobile Broadband E173 to work in Ubuntu 13.10

I'm trying to get a/an Huawei E173 Mobile Broadband USB device to work with the Network Manager components in the GUI (Ubuntu 13.10). I'm having no luck, but I can get it working successfully using ...
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the network is available but it won't turn on

I downloaded Ubuntu 12.04 today and the first problem I noticed that there was no internet connection I use a wired connection, So I opened the folder with the name ( networks ) and I chose ( wired ) ...
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Upgraded to 13.10 and my airtel connection manager does not detect Huawei E398 4g LTE modem

I was using the Airtel 4G LTE modem (Huawei E398) with the Airtel connection manager successfully in Ubuntu 12.10 (in one partition, have Ubuntu 13.04 in another partition). Upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 2 ...
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Invalid VPN secrets only on certain UK or Canada servers

I'm running PIA service on Ubuntu 12.04. I can connect fine on most servers, with the exception of London and South Hampton (both UK) and Toronto and North York (both Canada). I can connect anywhere ...
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How to use custom DNS server for selected domains only?

There are quite few nice DNS service providers that do region unblocking and advertisement blocking. But I'm not too fond of sharing all my DNS queries with them. How I can use their DNS services ...
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Network manager auto-connect to wifi-network fails

Network manager (nm) does not auto-connect to a configured wifi-network (e.g. "net-a") after upgrade from 13.04 to 13.10. Before the upgrade nm auto-connected to the pre-configured wireless network ...
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What are the command-line alternatives to Network Manager (nm-cli), Wicd (wicd-curses), wpa_supplicant for managing wireless? [closed]

OK, I know that I am crossing out the most popular choices out there, but there is a reason for that. I am working on a BeagleBone Black running an ultra light version of Ubuntu 13.04 and I currently ...
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Network Manager breaks manual routes

I have Ubuntu 13.10, Saucy Salamander x64 running as a guest in VirtualBox (with Windows 7 as a host). I wrote this /etc/network/interfaces because I need to add a large number of permanent, manual ...
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Restrictions for unprotected AdHoc network?

Question: I need to connect my ChromeBook, which has only WLAN to my RJ45-LAN. To do this, I created an ad-hoc wirless hotspot on my Ubuntu laptop, so I can connect the chromebook to this hotspot. ...
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NetworkManager doesn't see my wireless card

System details: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, kernel is 3.5.0-45-generic, laptop is Dell Sputnik 3 XPS 13, wireless card is Intel Wireless 7260(rev 6b) I was having trouble connecting to my campus CS wireless ...
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Wired Network not showing edited connections [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Recently my ISP changed my MAC address and I changed it accordingly from "edit connection". But after editing the MAC address of an existing connection it no more appears ...
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WiFi-Networks Disconnected xubuntu

I recently installed xubuntu and I tried to create a wifi hotspot using hostapd, but was in vain. After that I started having issues connecting to wireless networks. My wired network works fine. But ...
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Socket communiction in absence of wired network connection

I am facing a strange issue on my Ubuntu (12.04.3 64 bit). I have a couple of C programs communicating (let's call them sender and receiver programs) through sockets. These work as expected when the ...