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Network connection issues with Ubuntu 12.04

After reading through several threads on here about network connection issues, and trying to solve it on my own, to no avail, I thought I'd post the problem here. I have an HP Chromebook 14 running ...
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stop network manager cycling access points

I have a fedora linux dell laptop, and a wifi network which has three access points broadcasting the same ssid on differing (non overlapping) channels. Two of these APs are a long way off, and the ...
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dhcpcd overwrites NetworkManager's /etc/resolv.conf

I have an Archlinux machine. The IP is set to a fixed value, configured via the NetworkManager. When I tell the NetworkManager to connect with this configuration it successfully updates my ...
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Centos 6.4 network manager disappered

Hi I am using a Centos 6.4 Desktop and from today the newtrok manager stopped appearing and only appears if I run the following command "nm-applet" and keep the terminal window open in order for me to ...
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VPN no longer working after System Update

I recently Updated Linux Mint (13) - I didn't upgrade the distro, but it seems that I updated network-manager. After a restart (that was required), the VPN (openvpn) connection stopped working. I ...
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How to get host-name from DHCP server via Network Manager?

I can get hostname and ip address from DHCP server with invoking the script under /etc/dhcp/dhclient-exit-hooks.d/ directory as explained here on client side . But it stopped after installed network ...
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Default gateway “dissapears” from the routing table

I use NetworkManager (Arch Linux) in my laptop in order to connect to wireless networks. I use the official GNOME GUI. Everything works fine, but after an half an hour or so the network is still ...
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Can WICD be used to connect to a mobile broadband connection?

As the title say, can WICD be used with a mobile broadband device like a smartphone to connect to the internet? I'm unable to find how to do it. Please note that I'm aware that Network Manager can ...
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Change VPN password from Linux client

I connect to a VPN using NetworkManager on Linux machine. Username/password are those used as Windows credentials. I want to change the password. In the IT department they say that from Windows it ...
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Remove or disable NetworkManager?

I installed wicd on my Fedora19. The main reason is that I could not get NetworkManager icon displayed in my tint2 system tray (I am using Openbox3.5.2). Now that I am not using NetworkManager ...
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Linux Wi-Fi disconnects instantly?

I've gotten NetworkManager installed on Arch, and it seemed to be working. But all of a sudden, when I boot, the Wi-Fi connects for all of 5 seconds, then stops working, then NetworkManager says it's ...
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How can I find out IP adresses of DHCP clients when I setup internet connection sharing with Network Manager (Linux)?

I sometimes configure routers with my laptop and use connection sharing with Network manager and so my laptop acts as DHCP server. I then need to connect (via ssh usually) to the servers that are DHCP ...
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How to create a local only ad-hoc WiFi network on Fedora 19 with Network Manager?

I have a notebook running Fedora 19 with Gnome's Network Manager. I have configured a web server with a virtual host on it, and I would like this box to provide a wireless network so other computers ...
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How to set up dns on (l)ubuntu livecd?

The first thing I have done was remove resolvconf cause it was block chattr +i on /etc/resolv.conf But even this not helped. After install on desktop, resolv.conf is generated by NetworkManager (so ...
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Static IP Address with NetworkManager?

I just wanted to set up a static IP address for a fedora 19 machine in my LAN. I'm used to /etc/network/interfaces from debian but that file doesn't exist here. After googling around a little bit, I ...
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Fedora 19 network manager, wired connection not visible

Wondering if I can get some help with this. I just installed the newest kernel on fedora 19, and Network Manager doesn't show me my wired connection anymore (p4p1) ifup p4p1 gives the following error ...
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NetworkManager and keyfile to connect to WPA2 Entreprise

How can I use NetworkManager with keyfile to configure a Wi-Fi connection in WPA2-Entreprise?
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How can I get an OpenVPN connection to correctly proxy DNS?

I have a vpn connection I use to connect to work. It works almost perfectly, here is how I connect: sudo openvpn --config [email protected] Unfortunately the DNS doesn't seem to work, so ...
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KDE NetworkManager: configure SSID discovery interval

How can I change the interval NetworkManager searchs for new wireless networks (SSIDs). I'm regularly annoyed having to wait for the NetworkManager to discover my WLAN tethering hotspot, sometimes up ...
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VPN - force a selective range of ip to run on VPN (linux)

Preface: I know there are similar question here and there however I'm a kind of newbie on Net stuff so I need an answer on this specific scenario, hoping that can help others too as it is a common ...
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Set more than one DNS in NetworkManager

I want to set 4 DNSs, but NetworkManager just has one field for DNS! I tried to add my DNS into /etc/resolve.conf but when I reboot my pc this file reset to defualt! Is there any way to set more than ...
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How do I connect through university's VPN

I have a very high ping on my internet connection to international game servers and I was told a VPN connection should do some trick to try to lower it. That said, I found my university has a public ...
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How to force-detect network devices with Network Manager under Linux

I usually get connected to internet with a mobile broadband connection, provided by my Nokia 5800 phone linked to my computer with its USB cable. I'm using Network Manager (on Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE ...
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Network connection failed :unknown reason:

Im on RHEL, and found that my VPN stopped working. I discovered that I could use the command line utility, nmcli, to try to get more info about what was happening. However, Im finding that the ...
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3g not showing up in network manager anymore

After I upgraded some packages, the 3g stopped showing up in network manager. The 3g-device is Bus 002 Device 003: ID 0bdb:1911 Ericsson Business Mobile Networks BV Which still shows up under lsusb ...
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Arch: no network after recent update

I have updated my Arch system few days ago and since then i lost my network access. Network-manager-applet says "interface eth0 is down". From "dmesg" i have this: systemd[1]: Cannot add dependency ...
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KDE4: Session loses authentication priviledges

After a few hours within a KDE session, my system services will loose their ability to retrieve sensitive information. Is there any way to fix this? Background: On startup I'll be prompted for a ...
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N76VZ Network card not recognized by openSUSE

I have an ASUS N76VZ laptop with openSUSE 12.2. It detects only the wireless card and my Android phone in USB tethering mode. The wired LAN card is detected and works only in Windows. # lspci 00:00.0 ...
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How do I add a search domain to Ubuntu 11.10

Asked and answered for Ubuntu 10.10, but I can't get this to work for Ubuntu 11.10. The search domain is not editable when the "Method" is "Automatic (DHCP)". Changing the method results in a ...
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Make NetworkManager prefer ethernet over wifi if both present

A similar question was asked for windows Automatically prefer Ethernet over WLAN but I'm on linux and am using NetworkManager. Right now if the ethernet cable is plugged in and is available while ...
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How to set up VPN on a new Fedora 16 install?

I have a new Fedora 16 install with Gnome and want to use VPN. The instructions at Riseup.net say if the certificate is not read because SEinux is enabled then I need to put my riseup.pem in ~/.cert. ...
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NetworkManager doesn't start automatically

On one of the machines that I have Ubuntu installed NetworkManager has to be started manually by me (sudo NetworkManager start - as far as I remember). It is a bit inconvenient to be forced to start ...
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ArchLinux Xfce4 - NetworkManager keeps asking for password

I've recently installed ArchLinux with Xfce4 and NetworkManager on an Eeepc 1005HA. NetworkManager is mostly fine - it auto-connects to ethernet and will auto-connect for wifi too if the connection is ...
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How do I setup a Gnome 3.2 VPN connection (Fedora 16)

I just switched to Gnome 3 on a new laptop to try it out. Lots of things are different, but I think I can get used to them. But I'm having a real problem trying to figure out how to get the new ...
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What to do with a bricked router?

I bought an used router from a friend, it seem bricked, is there something I could do to make it work ??? I'm using Archlinux, network-manager don't seem to connect to it ... Linksys WRT300N (Cisco) ...
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what does a reboot do that sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager restart does not do re: wifi network availability

Often after resume from suspend network manager (gnome, debian wheezy) finds no networks. Sometimes /etc/init.d/network-manager restart will remedy this problem, but more often restarting network ...
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Put Ubuntu NetworkManager back on notification bar

I am running the GNOME 3 desktop environment on Ubuntu 11.04. I accidentally clicked the "Don't show again" option when a notification from NetworkManager came up, but would now like to have it back. ...
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ArchLinux NetworkManager not asking for Wifi Passphrase

I have freshly installed archlinux with Gnome3 on my Dell Inspiron 1520. I am using b43 broadcom drivers since my wifi card's pcid is 14e4:4312. When I installed NetworkManager(with gnome keyring) it ...
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network interface card has no ip

After a distro upgrade to lucid lynx (v 10.4) I can't seem to connect to the internet (or rather any net) anymore. The 'nm-applet' does not appear anymore, even though the notification-area is in the ...
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vpnc resolvconf breaks DNS records

I have Ubuntu 11.04, Network Manager + vpnc + resolvconf. I have some VPN and wired connections configured in Network Manager. Whenever I connect to the VPN my /etc/resolv.conf gets populated with ...
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Ubuntu Network Manager and VLAN

On Ubuntu I set up a VLAN on eth5 as eth5.1451. I want to configure it using network manager(nm-applet), but network manager does not see the newly created VLAN? Is there a way to make NM recognize ...
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VPN through NetworkManager in Debian?

I just switched over to Debian from Ubuntu and I can't seem to figure out how to add a VPN connection through network manager. When I select the VPN tab from Edit Connections the Add button is ...
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network manager indicator disappeared in ubuntu 11.04

i just upgraded my ubuntu 10.10 to 11.04. I was trying to check out new indicators and i saw this one called indicator-network. I installed it to check it out. It was not showing me the the ad hoc ...
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Problem with settings for using Internet on Ubuntu

I am a student and using Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 as dual boot. In my college, we have a proxy server, so all I need to use the internet is set the proxy settings in Preferences -> Network ...
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Arch Linux Networkmanager Issues

I been having issues with connecting to an encrypted network. All encrpyted networks that are in range show that they have 0 signal in networmanager, however it can see that they are there. When I run ...
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How to bridge a wifi connection between two computers by wifi

Pc 1 : netbook with an usb wifi antenna spotted on a free wifi hotspot Pc 2 : same model netbook that can't access internet What I need : Share the wifi connection by the 2 internal WLAN on ubuntu ...
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Accessing the wireless connection history available in the NetworkManager applet

The NetworkManager Applet running on my Ubuntu can show me all wireless connections that I've made over the years with their names and last connection times. However, the applet does not allow me to ...
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“Network unreachable” using Linux NetworkManager

I just moved my Linux/Windows dual-booting laptop from a desk with an Ethernet jack to a desk that is within the WiFi range of our 2WIRE integrated modem/WiFi/ethernet router. I use GNOME with ...
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Not authorized to control networking in SSH console

I want to control Network manager from the command-line. This worked well enough in Ubuntu 10.04 (with cnetworkmanager, nmcli is another possible choice). Since the upgrade to Ubuntu 10.10 however, a ...
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is there a way to prevent network manager from storing the password for a wireless network

Our corporate wireless network uses continuously changing passwords with RSA tokens. So every time we need to connect to the wireless we need to enter a new password off the RSA token. For extra fun ...