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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 ...