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I attempted to connect to the internet over WiFi. I read that an issue may be the randomization of my laptops MAC address.

I opened up the terminal and typed in:

:$ sudo tee /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/wifi.scan-rand-mac-address.conf > /dev/null <<EOF
>wifi.scan-rand-mac-address=no
>EOF

I was unable to access the WiFi, so I changed the no to yes. Is there a formatting issue? Am I missing a semicolon?

I logged onto another computer, downloaded, and installed (via the command line):

network-manager_1.10.6-2ubuntu1.1_amd64.deb

When I open System Settings > Software and Updates > Additional Drivers there are none. When I open Settings > Network there is a line that says NetworkManager needs to be running.

nmcli m returns Networkmanager is not running (waiting for it)

I've also tried starting/restarting network-manager to no avail

Any ideas what I can do?

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