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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Disabling NetworkManager on RHEL 7

I was setting up a RHEL7 server in vmware vSphere and I'm having trouble getting it on the network without NetworkManager. I configured the server to have a static IP during the install process and it ...
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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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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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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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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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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 frew@foo.bar.com.ovpn Unfortunately the DNS doesn't seem to work, so ...
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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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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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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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Run commands when attaching to a specific network (NetworkManager?)

I have a few mount commands that I want to run on connecting to a specific network. So far I've tried using NetworkManager's dispatch functionality, inspecting the UUID: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cannot connect to wifi network

I have a problem with conecting to my wifi. I see my wifi, but when i am trying to connect to it- i write the password and the password-window pop up again like the password is wrong (but it is good, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Each time I boot into Arch Linux I must use the terminal to connect to a network. How can I fix this?

I recently installed Arch Linux and am having issues getting the network manager set up. I am able to sudo wifi-menu and connect to a router, but these settings are not preserved through a reboot. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Share LAN connection over WiFi (Intel PRO/Wireless 4965)

I have laptop Lenovo Thinkpad t61p with Intel PRO/Wireless 4965AGN Mini-PCI Express Adapter that served by iwlegacy (module iwl4965) drivers. I have LAN internet connection that I want to share over ...
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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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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 ...