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Network Manager attempts to roam for you. It will show only one SSID even when there are many access points, then attempt to stay connected to the best one. Access points with the same SSID should really be identical and there is no reason to prefer one over another. Unfortunately neither Wicd or Network Manager does a perfect job of this. Wicd doesn't ...


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I have this problem exactly. In 14.04 there was a flaky indicator I could use. It is not available in 14.10. In 14.10 with XFCE4, Settings > Network Connections allows me to set up VPN connections but does not give me the option to connect to any of them. I've looked everywhere for an app offering connections like those offered in the Unity dropdown, but I ...


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Edit the file: /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop Change the Exec line to read: Exec=dbus-launch nm-applet I don't know why, or if it is related. But my default password mechanism somehow changed. I had to go through all my VPN connection configuration files in: /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections changing the line "password-flags=1" to ...


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Open your terminal and type as gedit /etc/rc.local Then add following line at ending nohup sudo modprobe nf_conntrack_pptp Then save and close your file. Restart your Ubuntu and check. Let us know if any issues.


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Based on output allow traffic from vpn server to your pc on port 47. PPTP user gre (Generic Routing Encapsulation) protocol. This protocol uses vpn server and send udp packets to your pc on port 47. Without this protocol pptp connection is not possible. sudo ufw allow proto udp from 199.101.117.111 port 47 to 192.168.2.120 port 47 This is first step, and ...



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