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

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connect: Network is unreachable? - ping

When I attempt to ping google's dns or any outside the network I get connect: Network is unreachable? I can't update either which I put down to this I am new to networking... And Ubuntu. But these ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 NetworkManager “Dump inconsistency detected” System Freeze

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 on Asus N550JV laptop. My system gets frozen pretty randomly during the day. Sometimes it's possible to switch to terminal and then back to resolve it, other times it entirely ...
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WiFi and Network menu problems in 13.10

I have wireless usb adapter works on windows 7 now network menu not responding and I'm not sure how to install drivers how can I recover the network menu to working condition in Ubuntu 13.10 the usb ...
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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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How to purge BAM huawei mobile partner?

It annoying me every startup, now I use wvdial. I can't find it on synaptic package manager.
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Network manager doesn't appear under the tray on Ubuntu13.10

nm-applet doesn't appear in tray despite It marked in startup applications Contents of nm-applet.desktop (/etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop) [Desktop Entry] Name=Network Comment=Manage your ...
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network-manager device not managed with virt-manager

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.4 64 bit . After installing virt-manager, I found my scenario would be to user bridge networking, so I managed to let my machines works with bridge interface br0. From that ...
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Gnome Network Manager Add Button Disabled for 802.1x Security After Update

I recently performed an update, and it will no longer let me add profiles to network manager that use 802.1x security. I have ensured all the fields have been filled out correctly.
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Charge network manager

I have an 3G modem and it on Ubuntu doesn't work for my operator, the default settings doesn't exist and if I set it manually it doesn't connect. I have tried Debian and if I make some actions(step by ...
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How to debug VPN Connection Issues (13.10)

I'm trying to connect to a work VPN, but every time I attempt to connect it fails. The VPN has been configured in the Network Manager UI and the connection is being started from there too. I have ...
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Wireless card tries to connect, but connection fails. Used to work

I used to be able to use my Ubuntu desktop to connect to my Wireless AP. Then I moved across country and when I finally received my box, the system would no longer connect to the AP. I have other ...
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enable MSCHAP and MPPE for VPN connection

I have setup a VPN configuration file, the connection is responding but in order to actually connect to it I need to enable MSCHAP, MSCHAPv2 and MPPE, just like the picture here: The problem ...
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How To debug and fix a PPTP VPN client connection

I have just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to set up a VPN client. I have configured it with the same settings I use on a Mac and I am able to connect from that without any problem. When I ...
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Using OpenVPN Server with Network Manager

My 13.10 system has its network devices managed by NetworkManager so the network devices and configuration don't show up in /etc/network/interfaces. I want to bring up an OpenVPN Server but the ...
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Problem with ethernet (alx). Where to start?

I'm experiencing problem with my internet connection. I have a ASUS N56V, and following this link, I've installed alx driver. I'm using ethernet connection almost every days during the last year. ...
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Truncated downloads becoming an epidemic for this mobile broadband user

I recently switched from a Virgin Mobile (Sprint) 3G dongle to a MetroPCS (now T-Mobile) 4G $ell phone. At about the same time, I switched from vanilla Ubuntu 11.10 to Ubuntu Studio 12.04 (LTS), so ...
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Connected to wifi, but no internet on Ubuntu 12.04

My new dell xps 13 haswell developer edition ( with ubuntu 12.04) began to have problems with the wifi. Everything worked just fine till yesyerday when I connected my computer to wifi at work (it ...
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Is Network Manager widget supposed to be installed by default in KDE? Even so I don't have it installed and errors prevent from installation

I've looked on the internet but I haven't seen anything that really IMO helps me to try to solve this problem. Actually the problem that led me to want to install "Network-Manager-KDE" is the fact ...
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Cannot connect to the network anymore using DHCP

It's an apartment house's network and the connection worked fine for two days until yesterday. Problems are same plugging in directly with network cable or using a switch. If I boot with windows, ...
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Why is OpenVPN sending packets each few seconds even with not connected VPN connection?

After setting up a VPN connection with gnome's NetworkManager I have noticed that OpenVPN is sending each few seconds some packets to my VPN server that I am not currently connected to: ...
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After deactivating NetworkManager, how do I add the DNS server address to resolv.conf?

I deactivated NetworkManager with sudo apt-get remove network-manager because I want to have all network configuration in /etc/network/interfaces. After system restart, I see that cat ...
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Why is the wifi network visible to everybody but me?

Recently my flatmate changed the maximum number of devices that can connect to our Wifi and since then I cannot see our Wifi network. I am the only one in my household using Ubuntu. I logged into our ...
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Where is OpenVPN's client configuration from Network-manager's OpenVPN plugin?

I know how to write and when to put OpenVPN's config files for clients but I would like to be able to see the config files generated by network-manager-openvpn plugin. (For instance to change logging ...
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Wireless Network completely disabled

I have read many posts and the answers provided don't seem to help me. I have ran many commands and pasted them below so hopefully will cover the basic questions about my system and what i am ...
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how do I enable firewall zones for NetworkManager

I am trying to use the default network manager for ubuntu 13.10 to connect to networks. Despite any config changes for example, enabling UFW, does not allow for the changing of this profile scheme. ...
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How can I specify or query the order DNS servers will be queried?

For some reason I am not hitting the DNS server I am expecting to hit. I have a wireless connection with a VPN on top of it. I have set both of the connections to use a specific set of DNS servers ...
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Wicd does not like to reconnect upon resuming in the same or different location

Ubuntu 13.10 - Samsung Series 9 - Wireless connection only Issue: Wicd does not automatically re-connect after the laptop is suspended. This happens when the laptop is turned back on in the same ...
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VPN setup: “Don't know how to create 'NMSettingVPN' connections ubuntu”

I don't manage to setup my VPN clients. I've just upgraded to 13.10 but I already had the problem with Ubuntu 12.04. With Ubuntu 12.04 my problem was the same as this thread Can't add VPN connection ...
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How to find name of currently-active network interface?

I need to get the name of the network interface (e.g. eth0, wlan0) that is the currently-active one, the one sending and receiving traffic at the moment. When it's connected to WiFi, it would be wlan0 ...
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OpenVPN and the NetworkManager plugin - Advanced Settings Questions

I just set up OpenVPN and the network manager plugin. I purchased VPN service from PrivateInternetAccess.com. It works fine but only when the Cipher and HMAC Authentication under the advanced ...
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Kde network notification on start-up at center

I have installed Kubuntu 13.10 and after i login it show me a kde network notification on top-center screen. How can i disable or adjust this inconvenience. Here is a screenshot:
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Can both NICs be in the same subnet?

I have a requirement for which I have to put both the interfaces(eth0 and wlan0) of Ubuntu 12.04 PC in the same subnet. As far as I understand, this should not create a problem but I wanted to ...
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Is network manager called from an /etc/init.d script?

I want to run a script to set the hostname on a heavy customized liveUSB version of ubuntu 10.04 (customized means I'm not ready to update to latest version) I need the script to run before the ...
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Network manager problems

Ok this happended: My wifi didnt work, I installed wicd, disabled networkmanager, rebooted and wicd didnt work, I deleted wicd and have had problems since then so I guess its network related. Now all ...
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Network Manager does not see wireless networks

I am using Lubuntu 13.10 and I can see some wireless networks via Network Manager, however I cannot see many wireless networks when compared with iwlist so I cannot connect to wireless. Any ...
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Can I use kde network manager to use openvpn with hostname?

Can I use kde network manager to use openvpn using my hostname? Because I am not finding any field to insert my ddns hostname.
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Network Connections - Wired tab - edit button greyed out

There are multiple posts/questions about this but none actually have an answer that I could find. Just installed Ubuntu server 12.04. Added myself to the sudoers file, changed the networkmanager.conf ...
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My Wifi does not work for SSH login or saving some forms

The system works perfectly fine with wired connection. It has problems accessing wifi at my office. However my wifi at my home seems to work fine. I have installed wicd and tried many alternatives ...
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Outgoing network connections fail after a few seconds

I just got back to my university and discovered that Ubuntu 13.10 has issues maintaining network access now. After a minute or less of proper connectivity, I lose the ARP entry for the gateway and my ...
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PPTP VPN navigate through LAN

I have a VPN set up using PPTP on Ubuntu server 13.10. The network config is the following: Gateway 192.168.1.1 (internally) VPN server 192.168.1.125 IP range for lan 192.168.1.2 - 110 IP range for ...
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openvpn kde network-manager (shows connected but no internet)

I am trying to create openvpn connection. I have set up an openwrt router to work as server. I name it 'myVPN' and it can connect to it but I have no internet. I am not sure if I have set the correct ...
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OpenVPN: How do you put multiple CA certificates & config files in the openVPN folder?

I have several CA certificate files and config files for various VPN servers. The way (from what i understand) OpenVPN works is that you load a config file with the command: sudo openvpn --config ...
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No Wifi after creating Ad-Hoc Network (Diagnostic tools?)

The other day, I made an ad-hoc wifi network for some LAN gaming. After I disconnected, I tried to reconnect to the wifi network, but it kept saying it couldn't connect. I disabled and re-enabled my ...
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Losing wireless about 5-10 minutes after boot, can't get it back without reboot

I know many people have reported similar problems before, and the solutions seem to work for them but not for me. I'm hoping if I give a description of my exact problem it might help: I recently got ...
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Session/NetworkManager problem after upgrade

tl;dr The errors are definitely DBUS security related and related to the active session but beyond that I'm a bit stuck. Is there a bridge package I need to register logins with loginctl? (I have ...
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Reconnect wired network after accidentally disconnecting in menu bar

Short version: How can I re-connect my wired network? I accidentally clicked 'disconnect' in the unity menu bar (panel?) for 'wired connection 1', and can't work out how to reconnect (short of a ...
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udev rules seem ignored; can not prevent modem manager from grabbing device

I am trying to prevent modem manager from running when I plug my cell phone into a USB port. I have tried to add a custom rule with udev, but my custom rules seem ignored. I created a file ...
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PPTP VPN idle timeout

I have Lubuntu 13.04 (which already comes with Xfce). I can connect to internet only by PPTP VPN. I made ​​a VPN configuration according to the instructions from the provider's website ...
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Missing Network manager

I have just installed 12.04 LTS but cannot access network manager. Internet access is ok. I have a wired connection to my router but want to set up a VPN. I have checked via terminal and is says ...
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Notification When someone connects to my local network , ARP, Notification file

I have a question concerning Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop - notifications (same notification as Rhythmbox application when playing music back and forth), technically if I'm not mistaken it should be ...