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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 ...