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

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Set up DNS (14.04, desktop)

I am looking for a way to set up DNS. What I'm looking for would preferably be something like the menu in point 3 on this site http://support.unblock-us.com/customer/portal/articles/291525 eg. the ...
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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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nm-applet: No Certificate Authority certificate chosen

I have access to a wireless network that uses Protected EAP (PEAP), and requires a certificate. I don't have the certificate installed, and after I enter my password for the network it complains that ...
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Can not connect to ethernet, only VPN is visible

I am new to Ubuntu. I have installed Ubuntu on my computer, and now I am not getting ethernet (trying to connect wired connection) option in my network manager. VPN is the only option that is visible. ...
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import multiple VPN configurations

I can export a VPN configuration and reimport it on a different machine. But I need to do this for a dozen different connections (10>) on multiple machines. Is there anyway I can import these ...
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Error message when I want to connect to VPN gate

When I want to connect to vpn gate ,I get "vpn network service start failed" in Chinese,and syslog get msg like this Oct 20 13:28:15 sura-K55DR NetworkManager[1249]: <warn> nl_recvmsgs() error: ...
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Network Manager unexpectedly disconnecting from wireless

lspci: Oct 19 13:49:57 linux NetworkManager[850]: <info> NetworkManager state is now CONNECTED_GLOBAL Oct 19 13:49:57 linux NetworkManager[850]: <info> Policy set 'ECURB' (wlan0) as ...
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setting VPN in ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to connect to a vpn on Ubuntu 14.04 Got a lot of tutorials over the internet. Also refered to some questions on askubuntu.com, like this one How to access blocked sites?. But its still not ...
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static ip address in ubuntu 14.04TLC does not work [on hold]

If you are reading this you are probably banging your head against a wall because your linux box is not resolving dns requests. It might appear to be hanging. You do not need to change ...
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eth0 connection fails

I'm getting really frustrated with Ubuntu 14.04 at this point, after having to solve so many problems with it. I use my current laptop at work, and there it seems to actually be able to connect over ...
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Can't access internet via ad hoc in Ubuntu 14.04

I've got very weird situation. I have PC with ethernet and wireless. On PC I've created ad hoc network in Ubuntu 14.04, and I'm trying to connect it with my laptop Ubuntu 14.04. What is weird: ...
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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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Regarding Connection activation of Wired connection

While I am trying to connect the broadband wired connection, it is showing a 'Connection failure' window with the message (1) Creating object for ...
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How to automate running dhclient (without sudo) when starting a mobile broadband connection?

I use a mobile broadband dongle to connect to the internet but I'm able to download/upload only after executing manually sudo dhclient everytime I turn the connection on from the network manager menu ...
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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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Configure GSM connection using shell (nmcli)

I have a system without X display and I want to use nmcli to configure my usb cell modem. I can get the modem working using Ubuntu Desktops GSM-Wizard (X/GUI). But what is the console alternative on ...
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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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The system is not shut down in Xubuntu

I try to shut Xubuntu down properly from the shut down button. However, it just goes to the black screen with the word "Xubuntu" with the "wait for state stop/waiting", and stays there all night. The ...
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WiFi drivers: why unique comp + router pair = 20x slower network?

Update 14 Oct 2014: whole post The situation (by speedtest.net): My notebook built-in wifi reaches internet speed max of 3.3 Mb/s for a specific router. Other computers can get 20-40 Mb/s there. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 ethernet connection problem

I've just upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and when I disconnect the ethernet cable or I suspend, network manager keeps trying connecting 4-5 times, with failures, and then finally succeed. If I restart, ...
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MenuBar in the right corner doesn't work

My Menubar doesn't show the icons for "network-manager" and the "indicator-multiload". It worked fine until today. Here is a screenshot: I want that it looks like this: I'm using a VPN and ...
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installing privateinternetaccess on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I can't seem to get privateinternetaccess installed on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have installed openvpn (via Ubuntu software centre). I followed PIA's suggested directions to get their portal details ...
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Wifi Icon Missing

I know there are current threads that have been solved for this issue, but none of them have seemed to help me. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 My wifi icon on the top has disappeared, I can still connect ...
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Can't connect to Internet (Ethernet or WiFi) after 14.04 upgrade on ideaPad U530

I am currently unable to connect to the Internet on my newly upgraded Ubuntu 14.04. Network Manager is able to identify wireless networks, and it can detect when I'm plugged into an Ethernet ...
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nn-applet (network-manager) can find security agent

Under Ubunutu 14.04, when trying to connect to an openvpn server via nm-applet I get the response in /var/log/syslog NetworkManager[3590]: <error> [1412801125.247964] [nm-vpn-connection.c:1374] ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 network manager crashes every time after login

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu gnome 14.04 LTS. Earlier, Ubuntu 14.04 was running smoothly on my laptop. But suddenly, since yesterday Ubuntu network manager started crashing every time after login or ...
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disabling network managers effects

I was wondering what effects disabling the network-manager would have? I have two Ethernet interfaces declared as static in my /etc/network/interfaces file. When these two are declared the boot ...
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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 manager start access point

I have a pcDuino and I need to start a access point using network-manager. I know this can be done by creating a new connection and setting the mode to ap. It says that this mode is not supported but ...
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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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After Installing wpagui [Software Ctr] the Network Manager Icon from Panel is Missing in 12.04 Precise

I did install through Ubuntu Software Center the package wpagui (which was proposed from the Dash Apps). This app was not working ... Then after a reboot the Network manager Icon from the Panel was ...
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How to dial Mobile Broadband Connection at particular time (Schedule Dial)?

I use D-Link DWP-156 Wireless 3G Modem with Vodafone India as ISP. The mobile broadband connection works perfectly with Network manager (No Problem with connecting or Dialing). Now I want to dial ...
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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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How to configure D-Link DWP-156 USB modem to connect only to UTMS/HSDPA?

I am using D-Link DWP-156 USB 3G Modem (http://www.dlink.co.in/products/?pid=DWP-156) with Vodafone India as Carrier on Ubuntu 14.04LTS. It works fine with Network Manager. But sometimes it ...
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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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Wireless indicator disappeared on Ubuntu 14.04 and can not connect to new wifi

Strangely, wireless indicator has been disappeared. In addition, When I open the network manager, I can not connect to new wifi, so, I am only able to connect to previous connected wifis. Any Help to ...
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Setting a Static Ip on Ubuntu

I'm struggling with setting my static ip, nothing seems to work. When I enter my interfaces, it says (by default): # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8) auto lo iface lo inet loopback ...
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Lubuntu update network-manager

I just installed lubuntu on a pcDuino3 and it is ok. I would just like to upgrade network-manager to 0.9.8.10 or anything greater than 0.9.6. It tried and built version 0.9.7.977 but on reboot ...
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Cannot connect to a working VPN through Network indicator?

I have fully calibrated VPN connection with all the required settings but I cannot connect it through Network Indicator. However sometimes it works just fine and I can connect it. What might be the ...
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Connect to multiple PPTP VPN connections

I need to connect to two VPN connections at the same time, but it seems like it is not possible. Any workarounds?
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Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui

I'm trying to add a vpn connection through the openconnect and using the gui. Even though it says that I am connected, I can't access any of the websites on the network I'm trying to connect to. ...
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Ethernet connection not working in ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS

I am facing weird issue with my ethernet connection. Its showing connected but when I hit something in the browser it won't though its connecting via wifi to other networks but not with the wired ...
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Cannot set static route in Networkmanager OpenVPN configuration

I have an OpenVPN connection between my laptop and a leased VM which is working splendidly. I have figured out how to have that VPN open up automatically on select wireless connections. However, on ...
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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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How to restart the network manager applet

I'm on LXDE. Sometimes my network manager indicator (applet) shows as if I'm not connected to wifi (no bars) and when I right click it it says "networking disabled" although I am connected to the ...
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Can I configure networkmanager to set up a VPN (vpnc) connection that uses “IPSec obfuscated secret”?

I currently use a vpnc configuration (I connect from the cmd line using vpnc filename) that looks like: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID ... IPSec obfuscated secret ....................... IPSec ...
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VPN PPTP disconnects after a random period of time

I can't seem to keep my VPN connection alive. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on a Toshiba Protege R30-A-17E. The VPN connection just dies out after a random period of time no matter if I'm using it or ...
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Network Manager doesn't have option of enable mobile broadband after upgrading 14.04 to latest linux image

Earlier mobile broadband connection seems to work flawlessly but after Upgrading trusty tahr 14.04.1 to linux image 3.13.0-35 there seems to be problem. First it started popping for USB modem ...