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

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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 ...
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I Can't find network connection in Xubuntu xfce desktop environment

In unity I used to run system settings->network to establish a DSL connection with username and password. I've switched to xfce for better performance. Now the problem is that I can't find such a ...
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vpn connection is not being established

I need to get a VPN running to my university. I have all the correct credentiels and information but for some reason no connection is being established. I have no clue why no connection is being ...
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Sharing Internet Connection (DHCP) through a Wireless Hotspot

I have an internet connection through a cable modem. The IP address on the cable modem is not static and is perhaps obtained through a DHCP mode. I wish to share this internet connection through ...
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Network Manager Cable Unplugged in Kubuntu 12.04

I have a desktop computer with a GA-E240N GIGABYTE Motherboard and running Kubuntu 12.04. On this computer I connect to the internet by wire. Because of stormy weather I decided to unplugged the ...
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Cannot delete wired connection

I'm trying to delete a wired connection from network manager in Kubuntu Saucy (Converted and upgraded from Lubuntu Raring). It asks me for confirmation, which I give, but the connection doesn't get ...
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Wifi Hostspot setup for Cable Modem Connection

I have a broadband connection through my ISP (Hathway), using a cable modem. I wish to share the internet connection to my laptop, and the phone. Refer to this configuration guide at 12.10 Wireless ...
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Cannot change eth1 to ad-hoc mode using iwconfig

I want to change my wireless interface eth1 to ad-hoc mode, but when I use iwconfig eth1 mode ad-hoc It is still unchanged (remain Mode: Managed). I am running out of time. How can I do it? Here ...
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How to edit resovle.conf on my own?

I am doing all the networking manually. For example, if I want to connect to a network using DHCP I change the dhclient script file then I read my script then add the ip's using IP command. It all ...
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Wifi stopped working on Ubuntu 13.10

I have Ubuntu 13.10 since I installed its wifi was working fine but suddenly after a reboot it has stopped working.
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Ubuntu 13.10 Wifi Fail after attempting to connect to an ad-hoc network

My WiFi was working for several months with the network-manager in Ubuntu. A couple of days ago, I tried to connect to an ad-hoc network. Afterwards I have not been able to connect to any wireless ...
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USB Dongle (Wireless modem) goes missing after a while

I'm using a Huawei E173 USB device to get Internet access. It works fine from the time I boot up my system. But (perhaps) due to a weak signal the connection is lost and sometimes I see the device in ...
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Network Manager hardswitch on

my friend has recently bought an ASUS X551C with and AR9485 qualcomm atheros wireless card. I installed on this machine Ubuntu 13.10. Now the problem is: when I turn on the machine for the first time ...
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Network-manager buggy in 13.10 - no hardware found

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Aspire 4810T parallel to Windows 7. I'd like to test Ubuntu and remove Windows forever. But I have a problem with my network-manager. In any case it tells me, that there ...
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Wifi Adapter not working on Thinkpad T42 with 12.04.3

I have a weird issue that I hope someone can help with. I have just installed Ubuntu onto an old Thinkpad T42. The only disk that I had available was 11.10 and during the install I selected the wifi ...
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I can't - install Broadcom STA wireless driver, connect to wifi, connect to Ethernet wired connection

I bought a Dell Vostro 2520 two days back and when I clicked wifi icon to connect to my wifi network, I couldn't see mine or any other wifi networks. So I then realized that I need to install a driver ...
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Accidentally removed network-manager & xorg, reinstalling them doesn't seem to fix it

I was doing a good deal of things today, when I accidentally ran the wrong command and things broke. It has been hard to figure out what caused what and for the sake of clarity, I am going to mention ...
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How do I configure NetworkManager to connect to two separate VPN servers simultaneously?

I have to connect to two OpenVPN servers at once. How do I configure NetworkManager to connect as a client to both? -- <OpenVPN1> -- <Resource 1> <laptop> - -- ...
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Wicd network manager tray icon not showing ubuntu 13.10 unity 7.1.2

After successfully installing wicd in ubuntu 13.10 saucy salamander which was a real chore. I now am curious to know if wicd network manager supports a tray icon and if so how do I edit the gsettings ...
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Invalid VPN Secrets! No Server Certificate Verification Method Enabled

I'm trying to set up a vpn (from VyperVPN) with OpenVPN and keep getting an invalid VPN Secrets error. I've been searching for a solution for a day and a half mow to no avail so i though i would come ...
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ZTE MF680 modem network disconnected

I've recently reinstalled 12.04. After the installation my mobile broadband modem can't keep the connection. It used to work with no problems at all. The network manager does see the modem, and I ...
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Wired Connection Suddenly stopped working

Here is the thing! am on day 5 of no wired internet connection. I have spent the last 4 days searching through every forum and Q&A sites, until i finally decided to post this, so I have done my ...
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How to avoid having new wireless networks be connected to automatically by default

Under 12.04.3, newly added wireless networks will have their "Connect automatically" box checked by default. Is there a way to arrange for this box to be unchecked by default, so I don't have to ...
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Updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS)

After updating kernel version from 3.2 to 3.8.0 wired connection not working in 12.04(LTS) $ uname -r 3.8.0-030800-generic $ ifconfig -a eth1 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 9c:2a:70:cd:f2:c5 ...
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Display BSSID in Terminal without Aircrack

I am making a program and I need a command that can display all the bssids and the network Names? I cant use Aircrack because I can not cancel the airodump command to carry on. Any help will be ...
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No NetworkManager applet and service

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 Mini with MATE Desktop, and I've also installed network-manager and network-manager-gnome. The problem is that the nm-applet is missing from the tray. Even though ...
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lost all networking after update ubuntu 13.04

I am unable to do networking. I did get any networking option like wired, wireless and mobile broadband. Also my keyboard button also not working. I tried to fix problem through terminal. sudo ...
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How to restart the wireless with a changed configuration on command line?

I have a wireless device under the name wlan0 in Ubuntu 13.10. I want to change the configuration of a network to be found in the following directory /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections I would ...
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I've deleted Wired Connection 1

I've deleted Wired Connection 1. How to set up new Wired Connection 1?
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KNetwork Manager doesn't appear in Task Manager after upgrade

I have recently upgraded my system to Kubuntu 13 (the latest one) and Knetwork Manager doesn't work anymore... It is still connecting to my network but it doesn't appear in the task manger anymore so ...
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How can my connection persist even when I suspend?

Using Ubuntu 12.04 with all updates; since yesterday everytime my computer goes to suspend somehow my internet connection is lost how it's supposed to be but it attemps to connect every single minute ...
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ibaton router light goes off when lan wire put it on.no internet on wired but there is internet in wireless

i have installed ubuntu 12.04 server LTS. and installed xubuntu desktop. on pentium 4. 512 mb ram.and my router is i baton frm bsnl internet.my prob is when i start the desktop pc the lan wire ...
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org.freedesktop.nm_dispatcher - Ubuntu eror

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed. I started having issues like my system locking up or screen turning off though CPU seems busy and running. I have to reboot to fix it. I tried checking the syslog file, ...
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How to add WPA Enterprise TLS connection in Kubuntu?

how to add WPA2 Enterprise connection over TLS in Kubuntu 10.13, using its standard network manager? I want to connect to my university’s eduroam network and cannot do it. When I try to do it in ...
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Problems with 5GHz wifi in Kubuntu

NetworkManager works just fine as long as I'm connected to a 2.4GHz access point. I can suspend, resume, etc and it always finds my proper network and reconnects. The problem begins when I select a ...
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wifi network manager minimal distro

I have installed a minimal ubuntu distro on my eepc and the install xfce4, seems everything fine, but I can't find a WIFI connection manager. I want a traditional one, with scan then connect and then ...
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How can I enable bonded network interfaces in Ubuntu 13.04/13.10 using NetworkManager

This question is about network interface bonding in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise and newer (12.10 Quantal/13.04 Raring/13.10 Saucy). Bonding is also known as network interface teaming, link aggregation, and ...
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Need software for lan acces with password, or something like that

Need a software that make possible acces betwen GNU/Linux [Ubuntu 12.04] and Windows xp/7 ! Something like that: Windows PC Linux [Server] Linux PC ...
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GSM does not work: DHCP instead of PPP?

I built an Erricson GSM device into my ThinkPad and am trying to get it work on Ubuntu. The GSM network is functional with Windows, so the hardware is working and and APN and credentials are correct. ...
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Network manager applet not showing configured networks

I'm running Kubuntu and have updated to 13.10. I've got a wireless AP set up, and I also have an Ubuntu-based server for testing and so forth. I have two entries in my Network Manager - one which ...
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On 13.10, wifi gets detected but unable to connect

I am running Ubuntu 13.10, my system detects WiFi but I'm unable to connect. I am getting this error message: r[736]: (wlan0): supplicant interface state: authenticating -> disconnected r[736]: ...
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VPN from ubuntu to microsoft - Protocol not available

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1245224 I think i have the same situation ant problem. Does anybody have a solution? /var/log/syslog Nov 19 18:49:30 sheirys-535U3C NetworkManager[927]: ...
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Network Configuration

there is a 'Add' button mentioned in the picture. How is a New Local IP address used when I add it under the same connection name?