When I tried to configure a broadband connection in my Ubuntu 12.04 somehow the network icon has been removed from the system panel. I tried many kinds of solutions but still it is not visible. Now I am unable to add new connections.

How can I get the icon back?

  • If you tried "many kinds of solutions", always enumerate them, so they do not get proposed again. – Jens Erat Jun 30 '14 at 9:33
  • Did you tried this sudo apt-get purge network-manager-gnome && sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome – Renju Chandran chingath Jun 30 '14 at 11:26

Can you perform that ?


Else, you can set up a network with command lines :


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