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

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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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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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Login takes long time when there's no internet

I have noticed, after I upgraded to 14.04, that when I have a poor Wifi connection or the network is disabled from the the login screen, the resulting login can take over two minutes. If I have a ...
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How can I make new wireless connections use a VPN by default?

I check this box every time I connect to a new wireless network: How can I make it enabled by default for new connections?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to use Internet (hosts unknown) after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04 - DNS Resolv.conf problem

I upgraded my PC two days ago from 12.04 (desktop) to 14.04 (desktop). Since then, I am unable to surf on the internet. More exactly, I have the connection (wired) but not host resolving. I have ...
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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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Problem with Dell PowerEdge 1950 network interface

The 1950 has two Broadcom Corporation NetXtreme II BCM5708 Gigabit Ethernet interfaces. When I have eth0 running and eth1 disabled, dhcp client kicks in, and the server is assigned an address and life ...
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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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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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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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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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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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PPTP Doesn't Connect - 12.04, 13.10, 14.04

Currently tested on Ubunutu 14.04, 13.10, and 12.04, I'm trying to connect to my VPN provider using PPTP. I've followed various instructions including the ones given to me by my provider only for them ...
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time out connecting to wi fi network

My wifi connection works normally in most networks, but I have a problem connecting to a speficic network. I can connect to this network with other devices, using the same WPA password. Other people ...
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Dynamically Enable LAN traffic in Firewalld (using profiles in network-manager)

I am trying to use firewalld to allow dynamic profiles for different connections in Network Manager. When I'm at home, however, I would like to allow anything coming in on the LAN (local subnet). I ...
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Network Manager asks to unlock keyring after auto login

After updating from Precise to Trusty I get a popup requesting to unlock the keyring for Network Manager after each login (autologin is enabled). On the net people advise to make the connection ...
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Network-manager fails to enable network everytime after suspension, What can I do?

I have done the upgrade to 14.04LTS, after that, everytime I suspend my computer, when I turn it on, the network-manager fails to "enable" the network, and I always have to do: sudo restart ...
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No wireless with lubuntu 14.04 and iwconfig shows card twice

I just installed Lubuntu 14.04 on a Thinkpad T42 (with forcepae option). Everything is working fine but wifi. The applet shows only a few of the nearby networks. If my home network shows, it asks for ...
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802.1Q VLAN Tag - is possible to set without editing config file?

Is it possible to make tagged vlans to be shown on network-manager like PPPoE connections? My computer is a laptop so I can't add another Ethernet card and now I must edit config file to ...
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I can't turn on my wireless?

My wifi is off and when I go to the network symbol it says network enabled but it doesn't say anything about wireless. I have this dell ispiron mini that doesn't have a physical wifi switch I have ...
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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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dnsmasq unrecognized command

I'm attempting to run a script which calls service dnsmasq restart service dnsmasq restart dnsmasq: unrecognized service No matter what I call for dnsmasq, it gives me the "unrecognized service" ...
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log files prevent clean root umount

My root fs is always dirty after shutdown. To see why, I added a couple of lines into /etc/init.d/umountroot: /usr/bin/lsof / | /usr/bin/awk '$4 ~ /[0-9].*w/' ... mount -o remount,ro ... /bin/bash ...
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Network-manager not running?

I am able to connect to a WiFi but as I connect my LAN cable for Internet it says that network-manager not running and the I am unable to connect to even WiFi.