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

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How do I change the primary DNS address of my DSL connection in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am using a DSL network connection in my Ubuntu 14.04. There has been set up a primary DNS address of my ISP by default. But I want to use Google Public DNS. I tried to edit the connection by going ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 In tray Icon -> “Edit Connections…” not clickable

I am use ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-panel, I press network tray icon then Open following small menu, Last "Edit Connections..." not clickable how can I edit my wired and wifi connection?
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Cannot connect to internet through DAP-1650

Problem I cannot connect to the Internet when connected to my DLink Wireless AC1200 Access Point DAP-1650 via Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS. I can connect to the Internet when connected to my Netgear ...
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Generic problem with networkmanager on Ubuntu 12.04 / elementaryOS [closed]

Hello together: Since some days I've got issues with the networkmanager under Ubuntu 12.04. To be concrete it is the nm-applet itself. I can connect via LAN or WLAN without problems, but some entries ...
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Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? [NOT a duplicate]

This original question has NOT been answered and is NOT a duplicate question so I am reasking it: Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? There should be a way to ...
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Way to remove unwanted/unused wifi networks from Network Indicator Menu? [duplicate]

There should be a way to stop the Network Indicator menu from displaying completely unused/unwanted Wifi network entries in the dropdown. On my indicator menu, there are more than a dozen networks ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 missing some network settings

I'm trying to set up a VPN, but I am missing any VPN settings in my network settings. (I have a picture) Why am I missing these settings? I just did a fresh install of Kubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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How To fix a PPTP VPN client connection (Ubuntu on VirtualBox)

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VirtualBox 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 ...
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Using 12.04 LTS network manager mixing up login and wifi passwords

I've been using 12.04LTS on my laptop for a while now, with automatic security patches etc. etc. I use wired ethernet at work, and wifi at home. Until recently both worked seamlessly and without any ...
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How to permanently remove unused/unwanted access points appear in the network menu item Ubuntu 14.04

As shown in the image below, all the access points above the connected network are unused. I want to remove this unused entries from the menu indicator. And I have already tried the solution ...
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dhcp server setting

I have a ubuntu desktop (running on a raspberry pi) that is configured with dhcp on eth0. This device comes from an environment where they use a server to route all the internet trafic and dhcp ...
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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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Wireless connection won't auto connect when VPN is set to auto connect

I have a wireless connection that connects automatically on its own just fine. In network settings it is set to: "Automatically connect when it is available" & "All users may connect to this ...
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Can't execute nmcli in an upstart job

The file below is the default network-manager.conf upstart job. $ cat /etc/init/network-manager.conf # network-manager - network connection manager # # The Network Manager daemon manages the system's ...
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OpenVPN -> SSL Bypass VPN on specific PORT

I am looking to have a VPN enabled on ALL ports except incoming port 80 for my Apache server. My computer is connected to openvpn on Ubuntu to a router that is not connected to a vpn. It is a per ...
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Get Qualcomm Atheros AR93xx Wireless Network Adapter to work under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to install TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Adapter with Ath9k under trusty. It should work just out of the box for windows and linux. On windows it works, but on ubuntu 14.04 (same computer) it doesn't. ...
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repeated password dialog for laptop wifi connection

I'm having the classic problem when trying to connect my laptop to wifi - repeated password dialogs, even though the credentials have been entered. I'm using the standard network manager. Machine ...
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network-manager no longer starts automatically

First post here I think I have a 14.10 box that used to be a 14.04 box. It's a media centre. When it was a 14.04 box it booted up fine. Now though it doesn't. When it boots it pauses on "Waiting for ...
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Re-enable Network Manager?

I started doing Ubuntu literally a day or so ago. To get a certain USB NIC to work, I had to disable the Network Manager; the readme stated that the Network Manager would interfere with the Command ...
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Are old WiFi AP settings stored in Ubuntu Server?

I have Ubuntu Server 13.10 and I used it earlier to connect to many access points I used ifconfig, iwconfig and /etc/network/interfaces file to do that Now, the WiFi adapter is de-associating from ...
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Connecting to two ISP in local network using two different network

We have two ISP 1. BSNL (INDIA), 2. Airtel (INDIA). we getting Bsnl internet through D-Link DSL 2750U modem which holds the IP 192.168.1.1, Airtel internet modem with 192.168.2.1 IP address, Here it's ...
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Cisco VPN not working although it says connected

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am trying to connect to my university network via VPN. I installed Cisco VPN and seems to be working normally. I connect to the network and it says connected, but when I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS identifying Wireless/Lan but will not connect

Just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my newly built machine. TP-Link TL-WDN4800 PCI Express Wifi Adapter Gigabyte 970A-D3P Mobo, MSI R7 265 GPU, blah blah blah. Anyway. When I first booted, Ubuntu ...
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Why does booting fail when /etc/network/interfaces file is misconfigured

I often edit /etc/network/interfaces file to setup ad-hoc connection among PCs. If I happen to reboot the system, the system waits for a long time saying 'Waiting for Network Configuration...'. ...
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Fail to resolve ip address

I tried to diagnose internet problem myself ifconfig: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr f8:a9:63:3f:9e:97 UP BROADCAST MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 ...
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IP configuration for multiserver

I have currently a server with IP 127.0.0.1 and Client with IP 127.0.0.2. I want to create a middleman-server in between them which should also work as a server. How should i assign IP to this new ...
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How to edit gnome settings in config file(.xmll or other)

I enable connection notification with following: gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-connected-notifications false gsettings set org.gnome.nm-applet disable-disconnected-notifications false ...
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DNS Settings on Ubuntu 14.04

I just upgraded on Ubuntu 14.04 because I did some nasty thing and clumsily delete configuration files on my previous Ubuntu 12.04, and now my network is not working properly. The POP server of my ...
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nm-applet in xubuntu 14.04

Previously I was connected to Internet via a router but the other day i tried Ethernet i.e direct connection. And since i was required to use my password and username so i used sudo pppoeconf command ...
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Connected to wifi but no internet access

I used wpa_supplicant to manually connect to a wifi after deleteing the network manager on ubuntu 14.04. Now that I've finally managed to connect, I can't access any pages on the internet and I can,t ...
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iOS devices cannot connect to hostapd wireless Access Point

I've managed to setup an AP on pc running ubuntu 12.04 with a wireless adapter with a RTL8192CU chipset. The pc is connected to internet via wlan0 and the access point is setup on wlan1. I can ...
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reset network to its defaults

I don't know how but i had messed up with some installations. At present my Data-card doesn't detects under mobile broadband but can be seen while executing 'lsusb'. Is there a way to reset the ...
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Firefox ins't able to load most of the pages. Network manager issue

I apologize in advance if there are any inaccuracies in the way I'll expose my problem... I'm not an IT expert but I'll try to do my best. So, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and the thing is that Firefox ...
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ubuntu server: network precedence (wired before wifi)

I'm running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and have both "auto wlan0" and "auto p4p1" in my /etc/network/interfaces file as I have both a wifi card and a network port (described here). I want the computer to ...
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KDE workspace gone after update 14.04 LTS

Yesterday (21 Oct 2014) my development machine said it had to be restarted due to an update. After rebooting and logging in I got no desktop manager. There happened to be an open konsole. After ...
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Yet another “Internet is not working fine on 14.04” question. Tell me the output you need and I'll paste it

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop and got this annoying behavior: wireless connection works fine the first minutes and then it just stops working at all. Network manager says it is still ...
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macchanger doesn't work properly + something automatially changes my MAC address

I have noticed strage macchanger/NatworkManager/Ubuntu/??? behaviour. When I try to change the MAC address it gives a strange error. The address is changed although, but only for ~30 seconds. Then it ...
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Exactly what is the definition of Ubuntu's airplane mode?

I am trying to understand what Ubuntu's airplane mode is, not in concept but in implementation. Aside from the visual indication of it in the GUI, exactly how is this state defined? Is it defined ...
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Network notification after installing kde-nm-connection-editor

I have installed plasma-nm on my Ubuntu 14.04. Beside nm-applet's notifications plasma-nm also started generating notification about available networks and wlan0 association with selected networks. ...
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Can't get my wired connection to work

Wireless works fine without any problem, but wired connection is not working for me. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I have tried to follow a number of different topics, mainly these; ...
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How do I fix WLAN hot key to toggle wireless state instead of airplane mode?

I've got a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E520 laptop (model 1143-3BU). Whether running Ubuntu 14.04 or Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon, its wireless hot key Fn-F9 correctly generates the XF86WLAN keysym and reliably ...
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Unable to connect to my college WPA enterprise network

I moved from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 last week. I could able to connect to my Internet from my home. But, when I tried to connect to college network, I'm repeatedly asked for either Certificate and ...
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Lost NetworkManager while installing new version of Lubuntu [duplicate]

I've installed Lubuntu six months ago om my old PC; it works very well and quick. On week ago, they propose me to Update Lubuntu to 12.04. I've done it. BUT ... I've lost NetworkManager ! I've seen ...
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Is it possible to limit NetworkManager to a set of named interfaces?

NetworkManager is great for managing my wireless device, but I don't want it touching the virtual devices I create for network experiments (which I use with VMs or containers). I'd really like a way ...
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Connected to wifi,But no internet

I am using ubuntu 13.10(64 bit) with 8GB ram and core i5 processor. Recently my service provider created a new wifi connection(name starting with AP) and gave me address,netmask and gateway ip to be ...
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Bypassing Network Manager

Assuming there is more than one ethernet NIC as well as a wireless device on a given system, how can I specify custom settings in /etc/network/interface for one of the NICs but allow Network Manager ...
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Wifi, Bluetooth neither wired ethernet aren't working on my Dell Inspiron-7420

I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS a month back alongside windows 8. All was good until a week ago when I was trying to shut down my computer via Ubuntu; it froze. So I forcefully shut it down by pressing ...
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How to get back a missing Network menu in Ubuntu14.04?

I am using Ubuntu14.04. Network menu in my global menu bar has disappeared.How do I get this menu item back? Results of running nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to ...
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Cannot connect to wifi using lubuntu GUI on Ubuntu server 14.04

As a first, I just want to say that this website is brilliant and has helped me no end whilst getting back into Ubuntu. I have recently converted a VAIO laptop to run Ubuntu server 14.04. The first ...
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create a AP-hotspot from a wireless connection

I need to create an AP-hotspot from a wireless connection. I use an external wifi adapter connected to my USB port on my laptop as a source for network connection. What I need to do is to extend that ...