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

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Driver r8169 of Realtek

Somebody knows what happened with driver r8169 of Realtek? Internet connection works well in Windows Vista Ultimate. However on Ubuntu 14.04, it did not work. It does not recognize wired connection. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 thinks my wireless network is hidden (but it's not)

I've just installed Ubuntu in a dual boot Linux/Windows setup on an ageing Dell Inspiron 1520. After searching answers on here I got past the Broadcom wireless card/no connectivity issue and the ...
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Run root script or command as root in startup application in Ubuntu 14.04

I have a wireless adapter that used to work in ubuntu 13.10 (dwa 171) after installing drivers for it. Now it won't work the same way anymore since I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04. I've found the only way ...
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Problem setting up dial up internet connection

I cannot use my broadband connection. Since I have lost the wired connection option (see here), I cannot manually input my ISP name and password. I tried with this link, which recommended me to run ...
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Mobile Wireless access point keeps dropping

I have a Wireless access point on my phone that I've just set up. The phone is a Samsung Galaxy S2 provided by ATT Wireless. When I first set it up, Network Manager recognized the access point and I ...
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find mac address of all connected systems [duplicate]

How can I find out how many system are connected to the local network and how can I get all IP and mac address of these systems. Is their any command/package to show the IP details? Can I use this ...
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Network Manager icon is missing on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

A while after I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, the network manager icon disappeared from the panel, although the WiFi is working. Also the Bluetooth icon disappeared too. How can I fix this issue?
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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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How can I troubleshoot “VPN Connection Failed”?

Is there anyway to get an error log for a failed VPN connection attempt? All I get is this notification and I have no idea where to go from there:
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How to avoid IP packets leaking when openvpn connection drops

I have a laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 (still waiting for the 14.04.1) I have set an openvpn network with the network manager. If the vpn drops the network manager set back its route through the ...
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Network indicator missing in ubuntu 14.04 64 bit

Network indicator is been missing from top right corner panel in Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit When I run #sudo nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to GtkStatusIcon. Already have tried ...
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Why do my DNS settings keep having to be reset?

I have a laptop that I use on my home LAN, my work LAN and my work VPN via my home LAN through OpenConnect. In addition, I also sometimes use TorGuard, which is a OpenVPN connection. All of these are ...
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Problem with `sudo airmon-ng start wlan0`

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on Macbook Pro. I've tried to run: sudo airmon-ng start wlan0 then the result was: Found 5 processes that could cause trouble. If airodump-ng, aireplay-ng or airtun-ng stops ...
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Are internet connection passwords available from some location in /home?

I keep /home on a separate partition. I upgrade by performing a fresh install. I assume that my internet connection passwords, like most of my other settings, will be stored somewhere in /home and so ...
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Ethernet works with Windows Vista Ultimate, but not in Ubuntu 14.04

When I installed ubuntu 14.04 my ethernet is not connecting. Anyone can help me , please ? NetworkManager Tool State: disconnected Device: eth0 Type: Wired Driver: r8169 State: unavailable Default: ...
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No networks available, cannot connect to wired

I just repair installed ubuntu 14.04 after messing up my old installation. After multiple tries I finally got it installed again after changing boot from UEFI to Legacy. However, I now cannot connect ...
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Connect to a VPN with a password from the commandline

I can trigger the start of connection to my VPN by saying nmcli con up id WORKVPN But I have an RSA SecurID that is part of the authentication, which means I can't store a password. Without a ...
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Is “sm-disable” flag required for nm-applet on openbox?

Folks, I remember to have read somewhere that nm-applet requires "--sm-disable" option when run under openbox. However, it seems to work okay when I do not specify this option. Is it still a good ...
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How can I make NetworkManager ignore my wireless card?

I do not want NetworkManager to list or manipulate my wireless card. Can I hide its interface from NetworkManager somehow? I have tried adding this in /etc/network/interfaces, iface wlan0 inet ...
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dnsmasq problem on Ubuntu 14.04

This is my first post, so please forgive me if this has been already answered. I already searched but i cant find any solution. My problem is i cant make ap-hotspot to work properly, i am using ...
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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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How do I get a rt2800usb wireless device working?

My brand new desktop running 13.04 has endless problems with wireless. Dozens of others are flooding forums with reports of the same problems. It worked fine for a few days, then there were a few ...
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Connecting to internet over wifi or tether, DHCP does not set DNS [duplicate]

sorry for bad english. I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit and I have a strange internet connection problem. When I'm at work I can access internet via DHCP wireless and wired without problems. When I'm at ...
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Can openbox use nm-applet.desktop?

Folks, I am running minimal Ubuntu 14.04 + openbox + network-manager. In the past, when I bring up openbox, "ps" would reveal that nm-applet is running (because of ...
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Ethernet no longer connects, Wi-Fi works just fine [on hold]

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Sony Vaio VPCEA36FM When I came into work today, my Ethernet adapter no longer connected to the network. There was an error message that had popped in the background on my desktop, ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6200 won't connect to WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. WEP and open works. 14.04LTS

Cliffs: Can't get this to work with WPA PSK or WPA PEAP. Same laptop (Dell Latitude E6410) with a no-name USB Wifi dongle works fine connecting to the same networks. I realize this hardware is known ...
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Get wi-fi hotspot (access point mode) working in Trusty Tahr with Network Manager

I have read that the NetworkManager is supposed to be capable of creating a hotspot in access point mode since version 0.9.8. I've got the NetworkManager installed that comes with Trusty Tahr (version ...
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Connecting to VPN prevents access to normal web sites

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed with OpenVPN, and when I connect to a VPN, http access to non VPN sites stops working, until I close the VPN connection. To be more specific, both Chrome and Firefox stop ...
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Wireless wi-fi not connecting sometimes, especially first time

I have weird problem with wireless connection. I am using BSNL broadband connection..I had set up all things with my earlier Windows operating system..after someday I got new Dell Ubuntu laptop..it ...
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WPA2 WiFi password constrained to 5 or 13 characters

First of all, I found both of these pages: Wifi only accepts passwords of 5 or 13 characters Cannot change Wifi settings, stuck on WEP Security Both look similar to my problem, but seem associated ...
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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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How to restart network-manager without root password

My wireless is flaky so I'd like to be able to restart network-manager with a script WITHOUT having to type the root password. I tried making a c program that does this: setuid(0); system("service ...
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How to setup a static IP for network-manager in Virtual Box on Ubuntu Server

Hi there is anyone familiar with the non-gui version of ubuntus network Manager? I'd like to set up a static IP with it in virtualbox without touching the file /etc/network/interfaces. IP: ...
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How to successfully restart a network without reboot over SSH?

In Ubuntu 14.04 neither sudo service networking restart nor sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart do anything any more. They also both exit with code 1. Something has obviously changed (or half changed) ...
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DHCP and static IP address simultaneously in ubuntu

We can use multiple IP address for a single interface in linux(eth0:0, eth0:1). But can we use dhcp and static IP in the same time?? eth0:1 should have a static IP address and eth0:0 will be configure ...
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Reset network configuration in ubuntu 12.04

My DSL internet did not connect by network-manager! So I tried to use sudo pppoeconf and my laptop connect to internet successfully. After that my problems are started! First of all network-manager ...
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How can I configure network manager (via command line) to only ever connect to a wireless network with a particular ssid?

I'm away from work for the week and need to ssh into my office computer (Ubuntu 12.04) regularly to do work. Unfortunately, my particularly flaky WiFi USB dongle on my work computer disconnects once ...
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How to deactivate the “network disconnected” popup?

We have network problems at our company and the network is often disconnected. At each disconnection Ubuntu (12.04) displays a pop-up in the right corner of the screen to inform me of this event. This ...
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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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Network Manager missing after update: no connectivity

After an update and restart, I found that the network icon on the top is missing and so, I cannot connect to LAN, wifi, USB modem, nothing. Now, I am booting from a Live USB, then chrooted to my ...
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Create WiFi hotspot on ubuntu

Although many questions have already been asked regarding WiFi hotspot, I didn't get any of the solutions working for me. I connect to the Internet using a 3G Dongle of Huawei 3772 (Vodafone). The ...
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How do I delete the list of Bluetooth DUN connections?

I have ended up with a huge list of DUN connections, which are duplicates of a single device. Any idea how I should delete them? I looked around in /etc/bluetooth and a few directories in my home ...
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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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Tata Photon Plus not working in Ubuntu 12.04 though configured and was running once upon a time.

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 few months back. My modem, Tata Photon Plus got connected after a number of unsuccessful trials and I browsed the net successfully. But since a month, it is not getting ...
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network-manager not working in ubuntu 14.04

After installing Ubuntu 14.04 in Dell inspiron n5010, my network manager disabling wifi is not working. It was fine in Ubuntu 12.04. I need help.
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Problems with cloned MAC kubuntu 14.04

espero que esto vaya aca jeje pues resulta que instale la version 14.04 de kubuntu y ya no puedo conectarme a la wifi, mi proveedor de internet usa mikrotik y solo me deja conectar mediante una sola ...
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What is the correct syntax for /etc/network/interfaces?

How do I configure /etc/network/interfaces for my wifi? When I cant to set a static IP for my ethernet card I use the following configuration: # The loopback network interface auto lo iface lo inet ...
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How can non-admin users connect to Wi-Fi networks?

I'm trying to configure PolicyKit so that other users are allowed to configure Wi-Fi connections, but my changes don't seem to bring any results at all. When a non-admin user tries to connect to a ...
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Is there a standalone graphical application for configuring Network Manager?

I was working through a kiosk computing question yesterday. Somebody is trying to deploy Ubuntu as a single-application appliance in a way that they can hand the machine to a client and it'll let them ...
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Where does network-manager store WPA keys when “Available to All Users” is ticked?

When you connect to a new SSID network via the network manager applet, the key for that network is stored in gnome-keyring under the "login" keychain. But when you then change (edit) that network to ...