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I just installed Ubuntu 16.10, and I am not able to add VPN connections from the network menu. Here is a screen shot:

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As you can see the sub menu "Add a VPN connection" is greyed out. This was no problem in Ubuntu 16.04.

merged by Thomas Ward Jul 31 '17 at 0:23

This question was merged with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Network Manager cannot add VPN - greyed out because it is an exact duplicate of that question.

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