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

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How do I remove the long name given to my internet connection?

The other day my computer randomly started displaying the full name of my ethernet controller as you can see here: I'm fine with it saying Ethernet Controller like it used to but having the whole ...
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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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vpnc works but network-manager-vpnc fails

I am trying to connect to a vpnc vpn. I first created a conf file /etc/vpnc/clientvpn.conf looking like this: ## generated by pcf2vpnc IPSec ID mygroupid IPSec gateway some.ip.add.ress IPSec secret ...
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“error: the plugin does not support import capability” when attempting to import openvpn config file

Gnome network manager can't import any openvpn config file (.ovpn) after upgrade ubuntu to 16.04 version; I get the following error message when I try to import openvpn config file: The file ...
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Wifi stops working every 1-2 hours

My wifi will work fine for a while, but every 2 hours or so my connections drops. The wifi icon in the taskbar states that I am connected to the network, but I can't access the internet. Rebooting ...
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Open source FortiGate (Forti SSL VPN) client support in Ubuntu

Does anyone work on adding support for opensource FortiGate SSL VPN NetworkManager client to Ubuntu? According to this blog ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Modify OpenVPN files manually

I am using a VPN (Private Tunnel) to download stuff / play games at dorms (ports are blocked, VPN allows me to bypass that). I also am trying to create a script in python that allows me to create new ...
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cat: /var/lib/misc/dnsmasq.leases: No such file or directory

I've searched all over the internet, but couldn't find any answers of my problem.. I want to connect my Raspberry Pi to my laptop. But whenever i try to check the ip address of my raspberry, i get ...
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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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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.
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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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NetworkManager in disconnected state

There seems to be a problem with my network drivers. Neither eth0 nor wlan0 are recognized, and I'm running 13.04 over the 3.8.0-27-generic kernel. Here's some diagnostic information: ifconfig ...
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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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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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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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I installed Jupiter and my network manager is gone!

I installed Jupiter, everything was goin' fine 'till y restarted my PC. Once it started my network manager was gone so I had no internet connection (neither wifi or ethernet). I tried everything i ...
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Mobile broadband somehow did work in Ubuntu 15.10, but fails now

I recently switched from openSuse (KDE) to ubuntu 15.10 (Gnome). I'd like to use a mobile broadband Huawei USB stick, that did work in openSuse. However, I am having trouble using it in ubuntu. For ...
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Is network manager incapatible with network namespace

I've appreciated the power of network namespace, like there and there. But when I try to replicate the tutorial, it doesn't work at all, and I'm pretty sure that it's because network-manager is ...
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Difference between iwconfig and nmcli

When I run the command nmcli dev wifi in my console I get the list of wifi networks, including the one I'm connected to * SSID MODE CHAN RATE SIGNAL BARS SECURITY * ...
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VPN entries no longer appearing in Ubuntu 15.10

I have a range of VPNs configured and working in 15.04, and accessible from the network icon in the toolbar (network -> VPN Connections). I've updated to 15.10 and that list is now empty. VPN ...
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/var/run/user/1000 owned by root

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and having an intermittent problem where /var/run/user/1000 is getting the wrong ownership. UID 1000 is my uid for a standard user, however for some reason the ownership of ...
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Wireless to Wired Router's Internet Up/Downlink Port via ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a 32-bit installation of ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Pentium 4 tower with RAID storage and total 3 network interfaces (2 wired, 1 wireless which happens to be a new Panda PAU03). I've tried about ...
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Installing wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131 Version : E1 on Ubuntu 15.04

I followed the steps mention in How to install wireless adapter D-Link DWA-131? for installation But I am getting the below error after entering the make command: make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= -C ...
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How does network manager identify a connection over usb0?

Here's a thing I'm trying to solve: I have a PC running Ubuntu 14.04 and an ARM board running some Linux. I want to have RNDIS-ethernet-over-USB connection between the two, and I want network manager ...
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Wifi stops working randomly after a while on ubuntu 14.04LTS

I shifted from windows to ubuntu for first time on HP r-15 laptop and dual booted ubuntu 14.04 LTS with windows 8.1.But i am having problem with wifi.I can connect to wifi without any problem but ...
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ubuntu 14.04 VPN: <info> VPN plugin state changed: stopped (6)

I'm trying to connect with vpn to work I get the following: Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: <info> Starting VPN service 'vpnc'... Jun 11 17:48:11 MYLAPTOP NetworkManager[1104]: ...
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Vpn problems with Ubuntu 12.04 are driving me mad. What further issue(s) could be contributing? And how do I fix it?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and have had to manually configure my vpn since the network manager just wont connect for unknown reasons. Additionally I cannot use openvpn or vpnc as I don't have assess to a ...
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getting openconnect vpn to work through network-manager

this is the same issue as here: Getting openconnect vpn to work through gui , but my additions to it were deleted and i was asked to create a new question. in fact, there are a number of folks asking ...
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Activating VPN fails always after temporary loss of internet connection

I have a few correctly set up VPN connections and use them frequently with nmcli. This works most times, but occasionally I can't connect any more with none of my saved VPNs: ...
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Error: “The system network services are not compatible with this version.”

I've been using Ubuntu 14.04 since 3-4 weeks now, and I suddenly encountered this error upon starting my computer today. It should be noted that the internet works, but I am unable to see the Wifi ...
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PPTP VPN connection always fails

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. And I'm trying to use the VPN service of bestfreevpn.com using PPTP protocol. Previously I've tried some other free VPN services and I can't seem to connect to any of them. I ...
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Trouble with wired connection

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and having problems connecting to a wired connection. My computer is having problems connecting to the network. Up until now, I have been able to solve this problem by doing ...
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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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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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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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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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“Connect to Hidden Wi-Fi Network…” is disabled in my Ubunutu 14.04!

I noticed that some items in network section of my taskbar is disabled. When Wi-Fi adaptor is enabled and no cable connected network is available, following items are available and only BOLD items are ...
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network-manager, bridge and vpn

I have a shiny new system with Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying to get something configured which I think is reasonably simple: a bridge (br0) for KVM ability to use a VPN network-manager controlling it ...
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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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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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OpenVPN on Ubuntu 14.04: Auto Connect on startup

There are a lot of topics concerning this. OpenVPN Auto Connection by putting the conf file to /etc/openvpn just doesnt work. When using the Authentification type "password" an easy way to make it ...
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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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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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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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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 ...