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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 ...
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Unable to connect to wireless after switching from Gnome to KDE

I changed my desktop environment from GNOME to KDE yesterday, and after that I'm unable to connect to any wireless networks. I can find wireless networks, but for some reason unable to connect to ...
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iptables and NetworkManager on Ubuntu

I want to use iptables configuration on my Ubuntu 10.0.4 desktop, however I read that Network Manager and iptables have some conflicts. Should I uninstall NetworkManager? If yes, how? ...
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How to force Network Manager to rescan connections?

How to force Network Manager in Ubuntu to rescan wireless connections? After closing my laptop, network manager does not see new wireless connections. Is there any bash command to force rescan? sudo ...
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Enable eth0 by default on Fedora 12

On Fedora 12 eth0 is disconnected (by the NetworkManager) by default until I manually enable it from GNOME. I need to make it connected even if I start my box in runlevel 3 or 4. How?
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Network stopped working on Ubuntu after system had locked up

My main PC has AN Athlon X2 4600+ on an Asus M2npv-vm. Has been working fine for ages running Ubuntu. Today it the system locked up and I had to do a reset. Since then it will not connect to the ...
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Disabling ‘Connect Automatically” in Ubuntu 10.04

Does anybody know how to disable the “Connect Automatically” feature in Network Connections\Wired\Auto eth0\Edit from the command line (Ubuntu 10.04)?
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Where are Wireless Profiles stored in Ubuntu

Where does Ubuntu store profiles that allow it to remember the credentials to private wireless networks that it has previously authenticate to and used? I just replaced my Uncle's hard drive with a ...
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NetworkManager will not allow me to select WPA

I have a fresh install of Crunchbang (basically Ubuntu with Openbox instead of Gnome). In any case, I can't connect to my WPA network - when I click on it in the nm-applet and it asks me to ...
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Gnome wont start after removing “gnome-panel”

After removing gnome-panel, Gnome doesn't start at all any more. I get a black screen and terminal upon turning the PC on. It would seem no problem but the wireless network doesn't start too. So I ...
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Ubuntu network card problem

Several days ago, I installed Ubuntu 9.10 onto my Acer Aspire 3100 laptop, running it alongside Widows Vista as a dual-bootable system. Creation of the Ubuntu boot CD went fine, and the installation ...
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PPTP VPN from Ubuntu cannot connect

I'm trying to configure under Linux (Kubuntu 9.10) a VPN I already use from Windows. I installed the network-manager-pptp package and added the VPN under Network Manager. These are the parameters ...
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Primary/secondary ethernet interfaces via NetworkManager in Ubuntu 9.10

I have an Ubuntu 9.10 machine with three ethernet interfaces, eth0, eth1 and eth2. eth2 is connected to a private network. eth0 and eth2 are connected to two different LANs. Either one will provide ...
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Add a hook to run when NetworkManager connects

What would be a good way to make a script run every time my computer connects to the network in Ubuntu? Would I somehow use dbus to do this? Background: when I'm on the train I run a short Perl ...
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Mobile Internet Problem

I am using mobile dial up on ubuntu. However, SOMETIMES even though I am connected to the ISP, I do not have any entries in /etc/resolv.conf. I often restart network-manager or networking hoping it ...
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How can I make my eth0 connection default on startup?

I'm running kubuntu 9.10 and every time I log in auto eth0 is used instead of my custom connection called "batnet". I have batnet set to automatically connect, but despite this it is ignored and the ...
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Connecting to ItsHidden in Ubuntu 9.10 problems

I try to setup a VPN connection to ItsHidden on Ubuntu 9.10. I double-checked my credentials in the VPN configuration, but I don't think that this is problem. In my syslog I got these messages: Jan ...
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How do I make nm-applet the default network manager instead of knetworkmanager in KDE (Kubuntu)?

I'm using the latest version of Kubuntu and need to use nm-applet instead of knetworkmanager due to access issues with my work VPN and also seem to have issues with knetworkmanager forgetting how to ...
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WLAN device on Dell Inspiron not detected by Fedora 11

I recently installed Fedora 11 on a Dell Inspiron 14. I think it uses a Dell 802.11b/g Wireless LAN. Windows Vista can detect it but Fedora 11 can't. How can I fix this?
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Perlscript runs fine when executed manually but not under cron

my wireless setup fails several times a day, restarting gnome's network manager helps. I want to automate this and hacked the following perlscript: #!/usr/bin/perl ...
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Linux NetworkManager can't connect

I have a Linksys WRT54G wlan router set up as an access point. It's connected via cable to our main router (and DHCP server) which connects to the net. The cable connection indicator light is on, on ...
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How to boot into command-line mode and keep other services unchanged

I want to configure my Ubuntu installation to boot into a command-line prompt instead of the Gnome Desktop Environment. I ran the below command to effect this: sudo update-rc.d -f gdm remove It ...
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Why does NetworkManager take so long to connect to the wireless network?

I have a Dell Mini9 that came with Ubuntu 8.10. Out of the box, Wifi configuration was done under System settings -> Network and worked straightforward. Then, after some update patches, ...
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How to force NetworkManager to make a connection before login?

I leave my laptop at home 95% of the time. I would like it to connect to my wireless network without me having to login. And, just as important, I'd like it NOT to DISconnect when I log off. I'm ...
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Disabling networkmanager for a specific interface

I'd like to do some experimentation with hostap without disabling my primary wireless interface. How do I tell networkmanager to keep its hands off a specific interface or interfaces while allowing it ...