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

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Xperia Z network item stuck in Network Manager applet

In the Network Manager applet on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I have an extra item called 'Xperia Z Network' with the network name 'Xperia Z' and a greyed out status 'disconnected'. Unfortunately I can't take a ...
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Reinstalling network manager & icon issues

I just updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTE and network manager is giving me a question mark in my system tray even though I can connect to the internet. This really irritates me. I tried hiding network ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stopped recognizing my WiFi mid-stream

My WiFi network is not recognized by Ubuntu. It always has before, and it happened while streaming a radio show it had been playing for over an hour. All other nearby networks are listed, and a WiFi ...
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XFCE, network manager difficult to use

To get ubuntu working with the wifi of my Compaq CQ62 laptop I have to install an older version of Crunchbang. I then typically install the xubuntu packages to get the XFCE desktop or the kubuntu ...
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No wireless or wired internet after installing kubuntu-desktop on 14.04

I installed the kubuntu-desktop package on a normal Ubuntu install, but beforehand set up a TimeShift snapshot in case I wanted to undo the install. I logged into kubuntu but it was unable to connect ...
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time out connecting to wi fi network

My wifi connection works normally in most networks, but I have a problem connecting to a speficic network. I can connect to this network with other devices, using the same WPA password. Other people ...
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unstable wired ethernet network connection after upgrading from 13.10 to 14.04(amd64)

Recently I upgrade my system from 13.10 to 14.04, after a week I faced unstable wired network connection issue. Checked network manager it shows connection as ok. Below is the detail information of ...
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Why do I have new and strange networks (_not wifi_) in my network manager? 14.04

Ok, so I updated my system to 14.04 last week (running on a Dell XPS13 ultrabook- but I'm not a developer, not particularly technically minded). Some strange things happened with network manager. ...
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connect to wifi from command line

Other posts seems to be addressing more complicated network connection issues from the command line. The Unity panel Network indicator/button doesn't respond too well sometimes - it keeps trying to ...
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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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Is PEAP-TLS possible for wired & wireless 802.1x?

I'd require wired and wireless PEAP-TLS 802.1x authentication for my company network. Network-manager only shows MS-CHAPv2, MD5 and GTC when selecting PEAP, not TLS. As EAP-TLS is supported I don't ...
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Just installed 14.04 in place of XP, no Wireless connections showing in Network manager

I just upgraded my Samsung NC10 netbook with Broadcom BCM 3411 WLAN to 14.04. I'm not seeing any wireless connection choice under Network Manager, but it connects just fine on ethernet. Ubuntu ...
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Dynamically Enable LAN traffic in Firewalld (using profiles in network-manager)

I am trying to use firewalld to allow dynamic profiles for different connections in Network Manager. When I'm at home, however, I would like to allow anything coming in on the LAN (local subnet). I ...
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Cannot change Wifi settings, stuck on WEP Security

I just started using Linux and as such do not have a proper knowledge of how to use the command line and all of those sorts of things, so please try to bear with me :). I have been able to connect to ...
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Can NetworkManager use hash password for wifi connection?

As may be well-known, the NetworkManager stores the password for wifi connection in plain text in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/<wifi-connection-name>. And the password can be clearly ...
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Login takes long time when there's no internet

I have noticed, after I upgraded to 14.04, that when I have a poor Wifi connection or the network is disabled from the the login screen, the resulting login can take over two minutes. If I have a ...
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Wait Until VPN Connection is Made before Mounting

Is there a way in /etc/fstab that I can wait for the VPN connection to be made, and then mount the network drives?
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Change gateway sequence with network manager

My computer has 2 ethernet ports and 1 wireless port. One of the ethernet ports (eth5) and the wireless port (wlan0) are both configured to connect to a network server, and the other ethernet port ...
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import openvpn config file using command line is not working on Ubuntu 14.04

I have openvpn config files for tunnelbrick for Mac laptop, now I would like to import these files for Ubuntu 14.04. I know there is an open bug to import openvpn config file using network manager: ...
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Ubuntu PXE Cluster Attached to network, but no internet

So I have a bit of a problem. I started a PXE cluster of ubuntu zorin using vmlinuz-3.13-24. My server is running ubuntu server 14.04 which runs my TFTP and NFS Servers. I have a Microtik Router that ...
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Setting pdnsd server

I installed pdnsd: it is correctly working. My problem is that it ignores the opendns server I provided in the "server" section of pdnsd.conf labeled "resolvconf": instead of it, it uses the server ...
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14.04 - Mac Mini - wireless connects but no Internet

I was able to install 14.04 on a Mac Mini pretty easily. However, (and I have searched for answers, here and other sources), the behavior is as follows: 1) Able to connect to Internet via Ethernet ...
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Wireless connection wt 2000 pci

In windows 7 I connected to an wireless network tp-link with no problem using dhcp and wifi card wt 2000 pci,but after I installed ubuntu 14.04 and when I connect to the same network it connects but ...
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edit connection in network manager puzzling me

I'm slightly puzzled with the information listed in my edit connections of network manager. I'm the only one who uses my laptop and I've only connected to one network via wireless. However in the ...
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How can I get my VPN to autoconnect at startup?

I have a Lubuntu 14.04 virtual machine, and it has a working VPN connection. However, I have to manually turn the VPN on every time. In the network manager's Wired Cnnection 1 settings, there is an ...
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Why shell and browser return diffrent ip address?

I set global WebProxy by UBUNTU setting->network->networkProxy and then i open http://whatismyipaddress.com/ and i get my proxy ip address but when i use this command: wget -qO- ...
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Network Manager asks to unlock keyring after auto login

After updating from Precise to Trusty I get a popup requesting to unlock the keyring for Network Manager after each login (autologin is enabled). On the net people advise to make the connection ...
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Remove ifupdown(eth0) connection

While I was installing Ubuntu 14.04 I had some issues with graphic card drivers so I needed to install drivers from root, I created adsl connection using pppoeconf. Now when I boot up my PC I have two ...
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networkmanager does not see known active and working wireless network in new install of eeebuntu

networkmanager does not see known active and working wireless network in new install of eeebuntu - just installed over XP - able to hit when road tested thru usb but after putting os on hd nm does not ...
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Can't connect to my wlan router but can connect to any other router (but router works fine with other distributions)

Suddenly after Ubuntu freeze I am unable to connect to my router. I have already reset my router but nothing has happend. If i connect my ubuntu with my andriod wlan router it works fine. I have tried ...
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Set up OpenVPN (Mullvad)?

I'm trying to set up an OpenVPN virtual adapter for my Mullvad VPN service (which is excellent, by the way). Anyway I'm in the Network Connections utility/panel/applet/whatever-it-is and I am trying ...
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Huawei EC156 mobile broadband not working with Network manager on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit

Related to Getting HUAWEI Mobile Broadband E173 to work in Ubuntu 13.10 . I have the same situation with the huawei ec156 modem .With wvdial it works perfectly with /dev/ttyUSB0 but with Network ...
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Network connection problems unresolved

After reading through several threads on here about network connection issues, and trying to solve it on my own, to no avail, I thought I'd post the problem here. I have an HP Chromebook 14 running ...
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Mobile Wireless access point keeps dropping

I have a Wireless access point on my phone that I've just set up. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S2 provided by ATT Wireless. When I first set it up, Network Manager recognized the access point and I ...
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how to connect two computers using wifi network and without using Router?

I have an embedded board which has an Ethernet port. this port is connected to a FPGA (an electronic device !) which sends data to this port at 1 Gbit/Sec. I want to monitor this board to see if it ...
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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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Can't connect to VPN on Lubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed Lubuntu 14.04 LTS and after having solved the network manager problems adding the nm-applet service on autostart, I configured my VPN correctly but can't connect to it. I've tried ...
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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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Told command dpkg cannot be found

On issuing the command sudo dpkg -i (package name) at chronos@localhost ~ $, I get the response sudo: dpkg: command not found. Anyone know why? I'm trying to load version 3 of network-manager and ...
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DHCP and static IP address simultaneously in ubuntu

We can use multiple IP address for a single interface in linux(eth0:0, eth0:1). But can we use dhcp and static IP in the same time?? eth0:1 should have a static IP address and eth0:0 will be configure ...
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Network-manager fails to enable network everytime after suspension, What can I do?

I have done the upgrade to 14.04LTS, after that, everytime I suspend my computer, when I turn it on, the network-manager fails to "enable" the network, and I always have to do: sudo restart ...
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No wireless with lubuntu 14.04 and iwconfig shows card twice

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T42 (with forcepae option). Everything is working fine but wifi. The applet shows only a few of the nearby networks. If my home network shows, it asks for ...
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Lubuntu nm-applet wifi icon missing [duplicate]

I have a Lubuntu (now 14.04) installation. Recently, I logged in to find that the Wi-Fi icon had disappeared, and there was some sort of a keyboard icon in it's place. I have restarted multiple times, ...
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How to disconnect from a wireless network in Gnome 3.10

I wanted to start my hotspot (using ap-hotspot). To enable it, you have to disconnect from the wireless network you're connected to. This was no problem in Gnome 3.8's network manager, but I cannot ...
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Help recovering network access in Ubuntu 12.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my HP Chromebook 14. This morning, when I switched from Chrome OS to Ubuntu, I could not connect to the server. When I tried opening network tools, I got a prompt ...
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How to connect to Softether VPN server

I have a Softether VPN server on my VPS. It is OpenVPN compatible. I can connect using OpenVPN app on iOS. I also connected on Windows without any problem but I could not make it on Linux. I ...
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nm-applet disappeared from awn indicator session area after installing d-bus-1.8.0

I have Ubuntu 13.10, since glib 2.32 failed to compile some newer applications I compiled and installed glib 2.38 and its dependencies d-bus-1.8.0. When I booted in the morning I noticed that ...
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How can I connect to wifi in Ubuntu 14.04 with LXDE? [duplicate]

I have upgraded my desktop (which runs LXDE desktop environment). In the previous version I had a network manager icon which if I right-clicked, I could see various network options like enable ...
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Cannot connect to wireless in Lubuntu 14.04

I have tried all afternoon to fix this, but now I give up. I am trying to set up an old XP PC with Lubuntu 14.04. It works perfectly fine, except for the wireless connection. Connecting with ethernet ...
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NetworkManager tray (nm-applet) is gone after upgrade to 14.04 Trusty [duplicate]

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now the nm-applet no longer shows in the system tray. I already tried purging and reinstalling the network-manager-gnome package but that didn't help. When I run ...