NetworkManager is an application tool to simplify the multi network model on a single or multiple interfaces.

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NetworkManager: disabled network when sending system to sleep

When I suspend my notebook, NetworkManager disables the wireless network (in nm-manager.c:do_sleep_wake). However, I'd love to still use the network for a very short time (to unmount cifs mounts, ...
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How do I get NetworkManager to keep the same IP?

The DHCP-provided IP on my laptop changes periodically. It runs CentOS 6.5 and uses NetworkManager. My desktop, running Sabayon, on the same network, does not have this problem. How can I get ...
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Is there a tool to display WiFi information in console?

Can I view detected WiFi networks details (like signal strength, encryption etc.) in command line? The more detailed - the better.
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Networking looks OK, but does not work at all

I am trying to get networking to work on Sabayon X KDE Edition. I have configured wireless networking using the NetworkManager applet and networking looks OK. However, I can't connect to the ...
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Systemd: cause a script to execute *after* networking has started?

I am relatively new to systemd and am learning its architecture. Right now, I'm trying to figure out how to cause a custom shell script to run. This script needs to run after the networking layer has ...
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Dispatcher script of network-manager no longer works

Soon after upgrading to networkmanager 0.9.8, I got the following message when it starts, Dispatcher failed: (32) Unit dbus-org.freedesktop.nm-dispatcher.service failed to load: No such file ...
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Non-root user cannot control NetworkManager. polkit rule has no effect

I have disabled slim and lightdm, using startx instead. Almost everything works, except I cannot control the network connections with NetworkManager when logged in as the non-root user. Enable ...
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How to let networkmanager repeat trying to connect DSL until succeeded?

I'm using nm-applet to dial up DSL pppoe connections. As there are a great number of users in my local network, I sometimes have to try many times to establish a successful connection. I wonder is ...
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Firefox unable to access domains defined in /etc/hosts if Network Manager is disconnected from a network

For developing web sites, I define test domains in /etc/hosts : 127.0.0.1 example.org I can then access example.org in the browsers. However I when the Network Manager is not connected to any ...
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Terminal commands equivalent to NetworkManager's “Use as Hotspot” option

I'm making a gui application which will control my laptop in order to make it act as a wifi hotspot. I may change distributions so I want to find a solution which will work generally for all ...
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What is reliable, autoconnecting wifi manager?

openSUSE 11.4, one wifi connection with static IP. Requirements: after autologin connection should be automatically established with defined static IP after connection dropped, manager should try ...
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Where are NetworkManager's WiFi settings stored?

I remember the days of playing with /etc/$WE/wpa_supplicant.conf to try and force a semi-secure network on a debian based system, but now on to xubuntu, I haven't needed to do any *.conf-ing in a ...
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Configure wireless network from the command line

I know I can use ifconfig to configure my ethernet network interfaces. But can I also configure my wireless network interfaces using ifconfig. (It seems to be listed as eth1 in ifconfig output, why is ...
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Hotspot and Internet access together — why not?

If I try to set up an hotspot in GNOME, I get the following message: If you have a connection to the Internet other than wireless, you can use it to share your internet connection with others. ...
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VPN with network manager (nm-applet) is not working

My university (TU Wien) offers a VPN in order to get an IP of the university network. The instruction on the university webpage says to install the packages network-manager-gnome, network-manager-vpnc ...
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Network connection drops after a few seconds

I am on Debian. I configured my NIC with a static IP (192.168.1.56). When I try to connect to a network, initially with ifconfig eth2 I get (correctly): eth2 inet addr:192.168.1.56 .... inet6 ...
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How to auto generate resolv.conf on Centos 6.5

I just installed CentOS 6.5 and configured the following files: /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 DEVICE=eth0 HWADDR=aa:bb:dd:dd:ee:ff TYPE=Ethernet UUID=adfddfaf-9sda-adse-dfs4-asdfsdfdfg97 ...
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Create a wifi hotspot on Gnome 3 / Arch Linux

I'm trying to create a wifi hotspot in gnome shell and Arch Linux. I open "System Settings" > "Network", then I select "wifi" on the LH side and click "Use as Hotspot..." on the bottom. The system ...
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How can I solve wifi connection problems between Arch Linux and a WPA2 network?

My home network uses WPA2 for encryption. To connect to it from my Arch Linux insallation, I first tried using NetworkManager, however, that only managed to connect for a minute at most before ...
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Difficulty with mobile broadband device being recognized (registered as CD ROM)

I am running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a Samsung n150 netbook. I have bought a vodafone pay-as-you-go mobile broadband dongle. It is a Huawei device. I have *usb_modeswitch* installed. I installed betavine ...
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How can I prefer one wifi network over another?

From my home I have access to my home wifi network as well as a public network that is deployed throughout the city. The public network has a lower signal strength and is unprotected. However, my ...
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Why do I have to restart NetworkManager.service all the time?

After switching to systemd, I started to use NetworkManager.service, I got connected to WIFI automatically at boot, but I got the following message when I run nmcli con: ** (process:4433): WARNING ...
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How to get networkmanager to configure domain specific name servers with openresolv + dnsmasq

I often connect to multiple network simultaneously. Each of these networks provide nameserver configuration via dhcp. E.g. Network 1: (eth0): domain company1.corp # nameserver 192.168.0.253 ...
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How to configure a computer as a hotspot?

I use OpenSuse 13.1 (with KDE). On my phone I can turn on a hotspot just by pushing a button. I have been researching how to do this on linux, I haven't found an easy way yet. What I want to ...
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Insufficient privileges in NetworkManager with xmonad

I have problem with Network Manager in xmonad. Let's say I want to connect to a new wireless network. When I try to do so, error is displayed, saying: "insufficient privileges". But when I try do do ...
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Using startx on Fedora 17, a non-root user cannot join new wireless networks — how to fix?

I have Fedora 17 installed on a Lenovo X230, and if I leave it configured to boot into Gnome using systemd's runlevel5.target (or graphical.target), which is the default, networking seems to work just ...
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How to create an ad-hoc connection?

I need to make an adhoc connection on Archlinux (netbook used as a wifi repeater), I was using this tutorial to do it on Ubuntu : At the terminal install execute sudo apt-get install dnsmasq-base ...
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Is there a tool that lets me share internet connection through Wifi?

I really like OS X's ability to share the internet connection through everything within several mouse clicks, but it seems that the Mac is doing something funny that prevents Linux machines from ...
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NetworkManager issues in Arch Linux

Have had WiFi working fine via wifi-menu on command line for a while, but would much prefer the gnome icon, so i switched to NetworkManager, and now nothing will connect. I enabled my dhcp daemon in ...
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Why is this static route not taking effect?

Original Question I am running Ubuntu and network manager. I have two different interfaces, eth0 and eth1. Network manager has (as far as I can tell) correctly added this manual route: ~$ ip route ...
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NetworkManager failing to authenticate to WPA-EAP using TTLS and PAP in LMDE

I'm running Linux Mint Debian Edition with Update Pack 7. I'm trying to connect to a WPA enterprise network using TTLS and PAP, with no luck. The problem seems to be in authentication. Visually, ...
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Linux Mint 15 WiFi hotspot options

I'm trying to configure a hotspot in my Linux Mint 15. There are no specific manuals for 15, but I found this video which describes hot to make a hotspot in Mint 14. Creating it in Mint 15 not much ...
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Why do we need NetworkManager?

I really do not understand the point of NetworkManager in Linux. Why does it replace the old methods of managing connections in Red Hat, for example?
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How to set DNS resolver in Fedora using network-manager?

I want to try out Google public DNS. For this I need to change the nameserver address. I know it's in the file /etc/resolv.conf, but whenever I start network-manager, it overwrites the values in that ...
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update nm-applet settings on Ubuntu command line

I am running Linux on VMWare on MAC. I am using Dongle to connect to external networks. I have created a hotspot, which works perfectly fine. The only problem is that when I stop hotspot my ...
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Definitive way to configure network devices in Centos 6.2

What is the definitive way to configure network devices in Centos 6.2? Via network manager or editing /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts? I have a notebook with 1 ethernet port and a usb ethernet adapter ...
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How to make it go back to the CLI after running cnetworkmanager?

I am using Debian Squeeze on my laptop and installed network-manager with cnetworkmanager command line utility to handle my wireless connection. To get connected, I issue the command: me@debian:~$ ...
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List all DNS Servers, including those pushed by VPN

I want to know which DNS servers are in effect when I run commands like nslookup, dig, host, ping, etc. The general answer is to cat /etc/resolv.conf, or to look at NetworkManager, but that's only ...
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Ubuntu automatically connects to a wireless network when its already connected by eth0 to the same network

I use Ubuntu 11.04, and I work at an institution which has wired and wireless connectivity. My computer is set to automatically connect to the wireless network if it is available. When I am plugged ...
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Issue with network switching

I have a desktop PC running debian that has two network cards installed. One network card is connected to a secure company network and requires a static IP. The other network card (eth1) is connected ...
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Wireless problem with RTL8723 and Fedora 18: can't connect to a wpa2-secured network

I'm running Fedora 18 on a Toshiba laptop with the notorious RTL8723 wireless card. I've been able to compile the driver using lwfinger's instructions from this forum thread here wget ...
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NetworkManager tries to connect to previous network after suspend, even if the network isn't there

At home I am connected to network 'A' and can see WLANs 'B' and 'C' from my neighbours. I suspend my computer and when I get to work the next day, the system still thinks it's connected to the same ...
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How to handle network interfaces on Crunchbang Linux desktop?

I have installed Crunchbang 10 (Statler) which is based on Debian 6 (Squeeze). By default there is network-manager-gnome 0.8.1 (/usr/bin/nm-applet I believe) running with an icon near the clock/tray ...
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WiFi not working after restoring from hibernation (authentication times out)

My Intel 6205 wireless network card does not work after hibernating. It sometimes also does not work on boot, failing in the same way. Occasionally, it also stops working after ~10 minutes of ...
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How to take down a static network interface when not connected?

I have 2 network interfaces: eth0 for LAN connection wlan2 for wireless connection I have set them static in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The problem is that I rarely have both connected at ...
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linux mint: waiting for network configuration

I went to another place and my network(either wired or wi-fi) starts not working... For now, I have a workaround solution that every time I logged in I have to run sudo service network-manager start ...
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Connect to a VPN from a Linux Virtual Machine

I am running an Ubuntu distro inside a VMWare virtual machine with a bridged connection on a Windows 7 host. What I am trying to do is to have the virtual machine connect to a VPN, but I'm not having ...
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CentOS network connection breaks every 5 min

I installed CentOS 6.2 about a month ago and it worked fine. Two days ago I saw that the internet connection is broken, so I reconfigured it. I was able to use it but after a few minutes it broke ...
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dhclient-exit-hooks was not executed with NetworkManager

I configured /etc/dhclient-exit-hooks, in the old days, when I do dhclient eth0 like stuff, that script got executed automatically. Now I switched to NM, the script were never called! Althrough ps ...
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Why is NetworkManager package name upper case?

All other software packages are lower case, so why NetworkManager upper case?