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

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Cannot change Wifi settings, stuck on WEP Security

I just started using Linux and as such do not have a proper knowledge of how to use the command line and all of those sorts of things, so please try to bear with me :). I have been able to connect to ...
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Network manager disappeared on Ubuntu 14.04

After an update, the icon network manager disappeared from the panel. I tried to add it manually but: bash> nm-applet nm-applet-Message: using fallback from indicator to GtkStatusIcon I'm using ...
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Setting priority of wireless networks in KDE Network Manager

Is there a way to determine the priority of wireless networks? The KDE networkmanager applet works fine, but it often connects to the WRONG wireless network by default when multiple networks are ...
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OpenVPN connection timeout

i am trying to establish a VPN connection using OpenVPN. I think have set up the VPN server correctly. I followed this instructions. From the server i have received the files ca.crt, ca.key, ...
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Problem with connecting to some of wireless networks in ubuntu 12.10

I've recently instaled ubuntu 12.10 on my lenovo ideapad Y570, and i have a big problem with connecting to some of the wireless networks. So, the one at my home is working just fine, as well as my ...
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Why does WiFi work with WICD but not Network Manager

So my WiFi can connect with WICD, but not the default KDE network manager. I would like to know why. Do both these applications handle the connection differently? If so what would the difference be? ...
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Wifi will not connect with an Intel Wifi Link 1000

I have an HP dv7t-6100CTO laptop. I have linux ubuntu 12.04 lts dual booted. The specs of my laptop are: - i7-2620m dual core (2.7 ghz) processor - intel wifi link 1000 bgn wireless card I am having ...
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How do I force nmcli to reconnect to different uuid?

I have a bash script that checks my network environment and mounts shares accordingly. If I'm at work and have a hard-wire connection to the LAN, then I'd like to activate a hotspot connection for ...
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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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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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Internet drops out when using shared hub or streaming media

Depending on the network I'm connected to my (wireless) internet will drop out every 30 seconds to every few hours. How often I drop out (seemingly) depends on the network, and the amount of traffic ...
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Network Indicator icon in system tray is missing in 12.04

My Network indicator icon is missing in 12.04. I have tried all answers of askubuntu but no luck. When I run nm-applet or nm-applet & in terminal it gives message as ** Message: applet now ...
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Wifi is Hard-Blocked and Ethernet connection fails - [Ubuntu 14.04] - [Asus B43S-XH51]

I was just using this laptop yesterday on ethernet and a few days ago on wifi. I've never had a problem with this computer and wifi. I currently only have Ubuntu 14.04 installed - no dual-boot with ...
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Network Manager Icon Isn't In the Unity Panel

I accidentally purged network-manager. Hopefully, I downloaded the debs required by network-manager and installed them. Now, the network-manager indicator is not in the Unity panel. Is there a fix? ...
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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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Wireless Adapter Disconnects after Suspend on 14.04

After suspending and resuming my machine, my wireless networking fails to reconnect. Running nmcli nm shows the following: Before: RUNNING STATE WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI ...
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edit connection in network manager puzzling me

I'm slightly puzzled with the information listed in my edit connections of network manager. I'm the only one who uses my laptop and I've only connected to one network via wireless. However in the ...
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Wireless connection error for SOME networks

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and everything about wireless was ok until I come to work. 14.04 recognized & successfully connected to my home wireless network but it does not connect to ...
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iwlwifi on lenovo z570 disabled by hardware switch

It was working fine with windows 7. The hardware switch is not disabled. I've toggled it back and forth dozens of times. The wifi light never turns on and it always lists as hardware disabled. I have ...
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How to forward port to shared wired connection?

I connect to my wireless network through NetworkManager. In addition I have another computer connected to the first one through ethernet. I'm using NetworkManager to share the wireless connection of ...
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wifi connected to android via laptop but internet is not coming

I have started wifi in my ubuntu using this process and is equivalent to ap-hotspot and I am able to connect my rooted android device to my laptop via wifi but I am not able to get Internet connection ...
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Do I need NetworkManager on Ubuntu Server?

I've seen several posts suggesting using nmcli, nm-tool and similarly named utilities for network related tasks. In my case, I was trying to see what DNS my Ubuntu server installation is trying to ...
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Automatically mount/umount sshfs on vpn-up and vpn-down

this problem is really frustrating me. I have the following script to mount/unmount a sshfs upon a vpn connection (vpn-up) and vpn-down. I have this script in /etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d/ ...
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How to persistently maintain cloned mac address on Network Manager?

I'm on Gnome 3, and it seems like I'm able to add cloned mac address to my network interfaces from the GUI wizard of Network Manager. The catch is, every time I reboot my computer the cloned mac ...
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Problem linking WLAN to Ethernet

So I've been trying to use a laptop who's wifi card doesn't work properly, by using a Lenovo V570 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 to bridge the two networks. I changed my ethernet network to "Shared to other ...
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Why does network manager automatically choose WEP over WPA & WPA2?

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason my wireless connection is using WEP when it is set to use WPA/WPA2 Personal. Also I should mention that I used to be on 12.04 and was experiencing the ...
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How do I use network manager (instead of command line tools) for wifi with Broadcom BCM4401 card when booting without network cable?

I installed 12.04 on to a non-PAE laptop using the network-based (ncurses interface) install disk. Once I had the unity desktop up-and-running, wireless was working fine "out of the box" with the ...
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network profiles in ubuntu 12.04

I use a wired connection at home and in college. But at home i set my ipV4 settings to automatic DHCP whereas in college I need to manually enter the ip address, subnet and gateway and i also need to ...
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How can I get NetworkManager to autoconnect to a Openconnect VPN via nmcli without prompting for a user and password

I am trying to set up a script driven VPN connection with nmcli on Lubuntu 12.10 using Openconnect and NetworkManager and I cannot seem to get it to connect either with the saved credentials or via ...
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Changing device assigned to the modem in Network Manager

I have an EVDO modem. I tried to connect it with wvdial; pppd works fine, but I don't like having to use the terminal. I want to connect using network manager. The modem is detected fine in Ubuntu, ...
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nm-applet disconnects from a known wireless network and fails to reconnect

I have Samsung R780 laptop with Realtek RTL8192E Wireless LAN 802.11n PCI-E NIC. I had problems with wireless on it from the beginning: initially, internal wireless adapter would not even work (see ...
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Network Manager connection is unmanageable until I disable and enable networking

Ubuntu 12.10. The problem is: I've created DSL connection accessible for all users and made it to connect automatically. It works okay. The problem is, when I log in to my session, I cannot control ...
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How to make NetworkManager NOT manage libvirtd's virtbr0 and vnet0 interfaces?

The libvirt-bin daemon libvirtd creates virtual bridge(s) and interface(s) for the virtual machines it controls. NetworkManager kills these connections. I know that it is possible to uninstall or ...
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Can't create ad-hoc network

I seem to have trouble creating an ad-hoc network in XUbuntu. I'm using the network manager to create the ad-hoc network. However, I can't then connect to the network using the same machine (as the ...
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Save openVPN password using network manager

I'm using network manager on Ubuntu 12.04, with Mate as a desktop. The network manager is used to connect to the openVPN server. Each time I click to connect to the openVPN server, I'm required to ...
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How to make my wifi network re-connect after it loses connection?

I have setup my wireless network like this: /etc/network/interfaces auto lo auto wlan0 iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 iface eth0 inet static address 192.168.1.70 netmask ...
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Network fails and won't reinitialize Ubuntu 14.04

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu-Server 14.04 instance. Nothing is installed yet other than the base system, OpenSSH server, and LAMP server (as selected in the install process). It is connecting ...
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Wifi issuse, first time user

I finally built a PC of my own and I created a duel booting system. (Windows 8 and Ubuntu) Win 8 works flawlessly but Ububntu is the most infuriating thing I've ever dealt with. I can't access the ...
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Network Bonding Ethernet and Wifi

I am trying to bond my Ethernet (eth0) and Wifi (wlan0) connection to increase aggregate bandwidth. (They are both on different networks with different bandwidth allocations.) So far I've attempted ...
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Fresh Ubuntu 14.04. No Wireless rtl8723ae show disabled

First of all, thank you very much for any help. I am stumped. I installed all the linux-headers I think I need. But make still fails for the driver. But it looks like the driver is available for ...
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Getting internet connection through eth0 and wlan0 simultaneously

I have disabled network manager on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to do manual configuration: 1) Connect to Internet through eth0 SUCCEEDED by using ifconfig eth0 up dhclient eth0 ----> I am able ...
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NetworkManager not remembering passwords

For new wireless networks that I've added recently to my Ubuntu 14.04 system, the system will not connect to them if I choose the wireless network from the drop-down menu. It does not seem to even ...
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Wifi issues after fresh Ubuntu 14.10 install

I've recently did a cleain install of Ubuntu 14.10. Unfortunately I'm having network issues: When I try for the first time to connect to a secured Wi-Fi network (EAP/PEAP, MSCHAP), it works. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?