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

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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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Which group do I need to add a user to to give them access to editing network connections?

I'd specifically like them to be able to use the Network Manager.
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Network Manager icon doesn't appear in top panel

Recently I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 and I have a problem with network-manager because the icon in top bar disappeared and I don't know how to get it back. I tried to edit NetworkManager.conf and set ...
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OpenVPN configuration on Ubuntu

I want to use OpenVPN on Ubuntu. The following three files are provided: client.conf tccg-ca.crt tccg-ta.key What are the steps to configure OpenVPN in Ubuntu by using these files. I have ...
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How to automatically reconnect after a connection is dropped? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Make Network Manager restart after dropped connection? My problem is the same as in this question but since the question was asked months ago and nobody seems to answer, I ...
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Getting OpenVPN to work with XFCE on Xubuntu? [closed]

I'm trying to get OpenVPN to work properly on my install of Xubuntu 11.10. So far, no luck. I've successfully set this up very easily using Ubuntu 11.10 so not sure why I'm seeing issues. The base ...
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Cannot access resources on VPN network

I managed to connect from outside to the corporate network using VPN (OpenVPN plugin of the network-manager). I get my IP address, routing tables etc set up. But I cannot access anything on that ...
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WiFi keeps on going on/off on an HP Pavillion g6 1B35

Recently I bought this laptop HP g6 1B35. It comes with Windows 7 Home premium. I installed Ubuntu in it by erasing windows. Ubuntu got installed correctly. But now when I turn my wifi switch on/...
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Remove Network Settings indicator/app on Ubuntu 11.10

On my laptop (HP Envy 14, Core i5 with Intel 6200N wifi) the built in network manager/network settings applet or indicator or whatever is completely useless and just fails to connect to anything. I ...
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Wireless is disabled by hardware switch on Lenovo Z470

My friend has been running Ubuntu 11.10 for quite some time. Everything had been working fine. The laptop shut down because of battery and when rebooted, the wireless lan hasn't been working with a ...
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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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bluetooth internet / DUN (network-manager) only works with phone newly started

I connect to mobile internet over bluetooth and the Nokia C7 phone. The bluetooth connection works successfully when the phone is freshly started (i.e. I click on the connection, properly set-up, in ...
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How to let NetworkManager manage WLAN interface after upgrade?

I upgraded a Ubuntu system from 11.04 to 11.10 via do-release-uprade. Now some things does not work as before. For example now, my user needs to be part of the scanner group to be able to use xsane ...
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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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DSL connection keeps disconnecting

I just did a fresh install of 11.10. But can't connect to the internet with the same set-up I used in 11.04. I used a DSL connection there, with only setting the username and password, it worked fine. ...
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network manager don't save wireless key [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Network manager asks for wireless password continually I reset my NetWork Manager and know,it can't remember wifi security key. each time I wanna connect to wifi,it ask me ...
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Ubuntu 10.10 Network not working

even few days go it was working perfectly. suddenly There is no internet. I can't even reach 192.168.0.1 . I've a dual boot with window. with which I can reach to internet. lspci says : 01:02.0 ...
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Force network-manager to use wireless for an Internet connection

I have a Ubuntu 10.10 laptop running two VirtualBox machines that I want to use to demonstrate how an application can connect to a networked database. I use a stand-alone (not connected to the ...
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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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wireless connects to internet but wired does not, both connect to gateway untangle firewall, what to do?

My home LAN is set up with fixed IP addresses and an Untangle gateway/firewall/DNS server with Internet access. One of my computers (Ubuntu 10.10) will connect to the Internet only through the ...
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How can I have my VPN connect automatically when the wireless connects?

I have a working VPN connection using NetworkManager, OpenConnect, and the network-manager-openconnect-gnome package, but I have to start it manually every time I connect to a network, and I have to ...
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USB Tethering with Ubuntu 11.10 not working for me

I'm trying to make work USB Tethering on my Ubuntu 11.10. Network Manager see the devices but it stay grayed and cannot be selected. Same problem with iPhone 4 or Galaxy S2. It used to work under 11....
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Random disconnects with an Atheros AR5008

For the most part my Wireless network works perfectly fine. But about once a day, at random times I get disconnected and the key ring authentication for my wireless pops up. All of the correct ...
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How do I get the Wicd manager to appear in the system tray?

I have a Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) on which network Manager does not work. I have replaced it with wicd, and accepted work·around. With the traditioanl Gnome, the wicd connection would appear in the ...
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How do you change the apn for a mobile broadband connection

When I connect the Pantech UML290 (Verizon 4G LTE) device to ubuntu 11.10 it recognizes the device but it doesn't let me change the APN. The "New Mobile Broadband Connection" Wizard skips the "Choose ...
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Prevent user from using internet

I have created a user with "Connect to wireless and ethernet networks" unchecked, but the user can still access internet wireless. I have tried to remove nm-applet from the users startup programs, ...
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USB WiFi is detected but can't connect

I have recently purchased a USB WiFi adapter with a Realtek chipset for my netbook. Network-manager detects it well enough and can see my home WiFi network too, but when I try connecting I am just ...
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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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Internet becomes unavailible after connecting through vpn

I am connecting to vpnc which breaks my internet connection. I understand, that this is because all my traffic is forwarding to vpnc now, so the problem is about routing. So, how can I manage my ...
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Unable to connect to wireless adhoc/hotspot with Ubuntu 11.10

I have the following Wireless adaptor Intel Corporation Centrino Ultimate-N 6300 (rev 35) Ever since I installed Ubuntu 11.10, I am unable to connect to an ad-hoc network. I assume it is not getting ...
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Thomson TG782T ADSL2+ modem loses network connection

I am using an ubuntu 10.04 server (running on a Lenovo Thinkpad notebook) as my webserver. It is performing well in terms of handling the traffic etc. However my internet connection is ADSL2+ (using ...
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How do I enable wireless on HP Pavilion dm1?

My wireless network is physically enabled and the "enable wireless" appears properly on the top menu, however checking it doesn't seem to have any affect. Anyone came across this problem? I have a new ...
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How do I change / spoof my MAC address and easily switch between multiple ones?

My router can do port-forwarding based on MAC addresses. That is, a specific MAC will get a specific IP, for which I can configure a set of ports to be forwarded. In order to easily change that set of ...
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3G modem is getting disconnected and not showing anymore in network manager icon

I am using a BSNL 3G modem in India. I've noticed that, after using it for a time, internet is getting disconnected and it is disappearing from network manager icon. In order to connect again, modem ...
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How to get my eth0 up and running? I have tried all but none bring this up

Ubuntu 11.04. Why the eth0 gets down, is there no tools or script to bring it up? I tried several way, but none worked. Any idea? 1) vim /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto ...
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Network manager forgets wireless network key

Every time my computer has logged out from inactivity I have to enter the network key for my wireless network. I don't find any "rembember" checkbox. Is there a way to get Ubuntu to remember the ...
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Keep Xubuntu Network Manager from overwriting resolv.conf

How do I keep Xubuntu 11.10 from overwriting resolv.conf everytime I reboot my machine? Everytime I reboot, I get an overwritten resolv.conf that has the words # Generated by Network Manager and no ...
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Why is the Edit button greyed out in Network Manager?

Since 2 days ago I can't edit any connections using network manager, because the "edit" button is greyed out. I tried doing a normal restart of the service to no avail. Any suggestions?
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wireless connection does not work during boot-up, but connects after login

I have just upgraded from 11.04 to 11.10, and the wireless connection now fails to come up at boot-up. When I upgraded to 11.04 I had a problem which was resolved by editing NetworkManager.conf to add ...
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Dell Inspiron N4010 with a BCM4313 wireless card not scanning/detecting access points

i have dell inspiron N4010 laptop with broadcomm 4313 wifi chip,and the driver for wifi is installed and i am able to switch on wifi,but it does not detect access points,even ad-hoc networks created ...
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Where are the NetworkManager logs?

A previous poster on the regular forums ( http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=843991 ) said /var/log/daemon.log, but I don't seem to have such a file. Do I need to enable logging?
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Where are the network manager configuration files?

I have a network that my machine tries to connect to automatically... it's a network that requires LEAP authentication so I have a username stored with the network. However, my username has changed ...
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Network Manager does not show Edit connections dialogue

NM applet icon constantly appears and disappears when connected to wireless. When the icon is present it's possible to open Connection information but Edit connections dialogue never opens, even in ...
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How is the frequency of wlan -emitters changed in time?

It seems that Ubuntu 11.10, specifically Network Manager, does not change at all the frequency of the wlan-signal. Ok, if it does change somehow, then: Which factors does the Network Manager take ...
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No internet access when I'm connect to my company's VPN

I googled my problem and I've read some questions in Ask Ubuntu, but I didn't solve my problem. I connect to a PPTP VPN server and it works well, but when I'm connected to that VPN I don't have ...
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No buffer space available [duplicate]

Yesterday I've got first in my Ubuntu experience error "connect: No buffer space available" when trying to ping some host, which I do not have a connect at the moment. The issue rises when I use wimax ...
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Respawning vpnc from NetworkManager

My university has a special wireless network that requires you to use a VPN to get into the internet. So I have little script that connects me to the VPN once I get into the wireless: /etc/...
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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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Make Network Manager restart after dropped connection?

Using Ubuntu 11.10 (Unity 3D) and a cable (DSL) internet connection with no router or modem. If I disconnect my internet connection, I can just reconnect by clicking on the network manager icon and ...
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Kubuntu 11.10 Lot of Networking problems

Since I upgrade to 11.10 I have a lot of problems with KDE. First of all there are problems in configuring a static IP address. Just to explain @home I have a normal fiber ADSL and I use a DHCP. When ...