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

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Will 12.04's network manager work on my Lenovo S12, it doesn't in 11.10?

Network manager does not work on my Lenovo ideapad S12 (Intel Atom) laptop. I had to replace Network manager to use a network. Will the 12.04 upgrade keep WiCd or will Network Manger now work?
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Network manager doesn't find my wired conection

There is no problem to connect to my wireless network, but when I want to change it to wired connection the manger can't find the connection. There is green light in the socket when I connect the ...
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How to force Network Manager to set auto negotiation to false/off for a particular NIC (eth0) on start-up?

It so happens that I have a NIC that is only able to establish a connection with the current network when auto negotiation is set to false. In windows, this can be achieved rather easily by changing ...
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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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NetworkManager - if-down.d script does not execute

I am trying to use /etc/network/if-up.d/ and /etc/network/if-down.d to send an SMS from my computer to my phone via Gmail whenever my computer enters or exits a wireless network. The main script is ...
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wireless not showing up in network manager applet [closed]

there is only the wired connection option available when the menu drops down. i have installed a belkin wireless g card for my desktop. it has been used before on this version of ubuntu 10.10, but ...
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Enabling serial network devices with ModemManager

When enabling ModemManager, I don't see my serial-based SIM808 FONA in the list of available modems even though I'm able to get it working with pppd. If I start ModemManager with service stop ...
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Networkmanager: dispatcher.d/pre-down.d is not executed on shutdown anymore

I am using this (http://askubuntu.com/a/674106/39966) solution to unmount a NFS on shutdown. But now I discovered, that in most of the cases, when I shutdown the computer via the XFCE menu, the ...
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Why does my eth0 interface always shows the same inet addr in different LAN

Problem in my Ubuntu 14.04 is eth0 interface always shows the same inet address regardless of network in which I am and the name of the interface has also changed from eth0 to eth1 due to some unknown ...
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Wifi keeps on dropping in Ubuntu 12.04?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 and I am having issues with my wifi. Every five the connection drops in my laptop(it shows that it is connected to the network but the internet connection is not there) and I ...
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Remove network interface permanently

I'm trying to remove a network interface permanently. For some reason, ifconfig lists eth0 and eth1, although the latter RX/TX metrics remain at zero. I suspect that extra eth1 entry might be causing ...
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Connect button grayed out in 802.1x authentication dialog

Since I upgraded to 15.04 I can't connect to our office wired network anymore since I can't press connect in the authentication dialog.
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14.04 - Unable to connect Windows PPTP VPN

I am trying to connect a Windows PPTP VPN. I created VPN connection through the Network configuration in the Settings. I configured VPN credentials such as gateway, username and password. Nothing ...
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Internet does not work over wired connection after removing pppoe configs

Internet over router using ethernet cable worked fine before I did any manipulation with PPPoE on my computer. After configuring PPPoE and testing some things I had to rollback configurations added ...
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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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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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Stuck at getting IP configuration

Recently, whenever I try to connect to Ethernet, Ubuntu detects the LAN wire but takes a long time(about 10min) to get the IP address. Output of nm-tool: Type: Wired Driver: r8169 State: connecting ...
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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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Wifi not working (Greyed out in NetworkManager)

Things I've tried First off let me start by saying sudo ifconfig shows it up. and rfkill shows it unblocked. And im doing this all from a nonroot account. Also wifi DOES work on pure debian. sudo ...
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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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Connect to my College's WPA from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and am running it on a Sony Vaio VGN-CR12OE. It is the only operating system. I am trying to connect to my college's WPA WiFi. My settings for this WiFi connection are as ...
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ifconfig eth0 eth0: error fetching interface information: Device not found

I'm new to Ubuntu. In my system WIFI is working fine but Ethernet is not working fine. ifconfig -a lo Link encap:Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 ...
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Cannot connect to university computer via ssh over a VPN connection to my uni. network?

I need to VPN for happen a ssh connection to my uni. server. Both computer powered by Ubuntu 13.10. I am able to establish VPN connection to the network but ssh connection does not repond and gives ...
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VPN Connection only for specific service or port

I rented a Virtual Machine and i want to use an VPN Service inside for privacy like Hidemyass & Co. I connect to the VM via VNC, but everytime i switch on the VPN in the VM the VNC connection ...
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Unable to mount Internet Manager ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem

I just got this ZTE MF-195 USB wireless modem, and when I plug it in I get this message: Unable to mount Internet Manager Error mounting: mount: /dev/sr0 already mounted or /media/Internet Manager ...
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How to Manage Wifi Clients in Ubuntu?

I'm looking for an application to manage clients who are connected to my Wifi. that application what I can see online clients, and can disconnect them after example 1 hour..is there any application to ...
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nm-applett and sound-indicator in systray gone and sound not working after update 13.10

After upgrading my Xubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I have some problems: the NetworkManager is not in the taskbar, I think that is the notifications-applet (german: "Nachrichtenanzeige") the ...
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Help connecting to my schools wireless network

My school´s hates everybody that dosen´t run Windows 7/8. Therefor, they will not give me support in connecting to my School´s wifi, which i need badly. I have a guide for Windows 7 and I hope that ...
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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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Hotspot and Internet access together — why not? [duplicate]

If I go Settings → Network → Wireless and select Use as Hotspot..., I get the following message: If you have a connection to the Internet other than wireless, you can use it to share your internet ...
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How to restart networking? eth0 RJ45 does not connect after sleep mode in Xubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

After I sleep down my notebook (Xubuntu 12.04) and wake up, my network setting goes often corrupted and does not work. Only solution seems to be restart. Connecting and disconnecting in network ...
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Ubuntu Network Manger keep creating Ad-Hoc Hotspot. No infrastructure. A bug?

I'd like to share my Ubuntu wired connection with a Wifi android tablet. To do that I could use the "Use as Hotspot..." function in System Settings->Network. As I can understand, android has issues ...
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can only connect to one network

Just installed Ubuntu 12.04 a couple of weeks ago on my HP laptop (completely replaced Windows). Everything seemed fine until a few days ago when I was unable to connect to the internet with my ...
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Network manager wireless connection duplicated

I have a wireless network named "sweet-home". Ubuntu sees it all right and for some time everything went fine, but at some point in the dropdown menu "sweet-home" turned into submenu with two items in ...
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Why can't other machines connect to my ad-hoc wireless network?

I created ad hoc network in network manager. and set static ip address. When i am going to connect with other pc, its not connecting with that. i followed this link enter link description here ...
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Davicom DM9601 USB LAN NIC Ubuntu 11.10 issue

I have a davicom dm9601 USB ethernet card. When I plug in the device, it is detected and drivers are loaded, but I can't connect to internet using it. It works perfectly on XP, other laptop but not ...
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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 force a USB modem to only connect via EDGE and not 3G?

How do I get Network-admin to restrict connection to GSM (Edge) instead of flipping between 3G and Edge and lose connection. Usually it works out-of-the box, but at my current location there are a lot ...
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Ubuntu WiFi fails to connect

###Read Edits below### initial post I'm using 14.10 ubuntu and it is dual booted with windows 8.1, my issue occured "randomly" (being careful using that word - i dont remember if i did anything ...
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How do I stop the NetworkManager in Ubuntu 13.10 without using the service command?

Usually this works as root service network-manager stop But last time it didn't. There was some message like "no such service". Strangely today, after a reboot it works! Yesterday I also tried: ...