Ubuntu Networking :: Network Manager Not Displayed On System Notification Area
Apr 13, 2010
am new to ubuntu, have some issues with connecting to wireless. I have downloaded my wireless drivers and installed, I can see that my wireless is on from the indicatior, but I cant connect to any wireless access point because I cant locate network manager on the notification area. Am using Dell inspiron 1501.The second issue I have is connecting as root. after I installed ubuntu, it created a user for me which I specified during installation, but most things am doing requires root privilleges. I cant connect as root because I dont know root password, I have tried changing the password but it doesn't go. Pls guys help me sort out these issues.
On about 90% of bootups I find that network manager has disappeared from the notification area to be replaced by a random duplicate of one of the other icons (at random). If I remove the notification area and add it again all is fine.
im just getting the hang of ubuntu 9.10, and then all of a sudden 10.04 comes over and screws everything up with the upgrade. i did the upgrade, and now the network manager wont show up in notification areas. any clue as to why? help is greatly appreciated. also, my machine does register that the drivers for wireless card is installed, and when i run lshw -c net command with sudo priveleges, it says it can detect networks, so im confused as hell.
i have checked, network manager is installed, just the problem is i cant see it in the notification area... ppl keep telling me to add it on the panel and it will show, well its not... all i see are 3 small dashes stacked on each other. The network manager is running
So, there is no Network Manager in the system notification area, but it is turned on, as you can see from the pic. below So i thought it is a bug... and better to ask you about this problem.I'm using latest ubuntu 10.04 (x64 version).Just for information.I had problem with NM before, in Ubuntu 9.10,it cannot make internet connection. I've reported and it suppose to be some bug with user privileges not with NM at all.I was hoping that lycid will be more reliable but there is no NM or I am blind.
Hi. I have Ubuntu 10.04, nm-applet is running in the background, my battery icon and sound icon are showing but my network icon has been missing for the past 2 days. It was working fine before but now it's not. How can I fix this issue if I don't have an ethernet cord? Is there a way to roll back the recent updates or do I need to reinstall my network manager?
I've tried restarting the system and I've tried killing nm-applet and reloading it using Alt F2. I get some Debug error.
When I try to run nm-applet --sm-disable
It says an instance is already running and then gives me a warning.
I tried removing "iface eth0 inet dhcp" from /etc/network/interfaces and then tried restarting by "sudo /etc/initi.d/networking restart"
What can I do to connect to the internet? I have a flash stick if its possible to download a .deb package on this mac and transfer it over to my other laptop to fix the problem. If its possible.
A couple of weeks ago my laptop's wifi started acting up, to the point that it didn't function. When I click the nwManager icon to being up a list of available networks, it is empty. If I try to create a new network, with the credentials of my modem, it appears to work, and asks for the password. After I enter the password, it seems to work for about 30 seconds (much longer than normal) but then it prompts me again for the password. This cycle continues indefinitely.
I'm running Karmic on a Dell i1525. how to find out what wireless card I have.
I am a naive user in ubuntu and firstly, I do not get a network icon on my notification area. Secondly, when I connect using pon dsl-provider, my connection stays for sometime but it doesn't remain for long. I have to reconnect and again the connection is shortlived...
I have duel boot (XP & Jaunty). I have installed Jaunty in one of my parition through wubi installer. Problem is, though my network connection shows active, I am unable to connect internet via firefox browser or any other browser.
1. I have plugged in ethernet wired connection.
2. I have single network connection (wired connection1)
Today when i log in my fedora 12 i find that the network connection icon gone from the notification area. SO i can't connect to internet using fedora.How can I restore network connection in notification area.
While my wifi still is working just fine (I'm here aren't I), the Network Manager has disappeared from the Notification Area on my panel upon reboot.Have all current patches, so have no clue what to do. Most likely is a bug.
so i am about a week into using ubuntu. installed it on an old hp laptop that i pieced back together, using a broadcom wireless chip set. got all the drivers loaded and working, on any other network the notification area will display that it is connected no problem. but on my home network it will connect to the wireless but the notification icon will still look like there is no connection.
something that may be useful to know is that i originally plugged the laptop into the the router via wire to download the wireless card drivers.
The only problem I have is that I can not remove notification bar from the top and place it in bottom. I am getting the error in the enclosed screenshot. Is there any body know how to solve this problem. I have gone trhough all steps in the above link and only left is to set the notification area
I was used to use the network and battery icon in the notification are (next to the sound and date/time). Now the bluetooth, battery, network, sound and envelope icon are visible, but there is no responds clicking on it.Pressing the mute-button on the keyboard changes the icon in the notification area. Also connecting a wireless network changes the icon.But to change network is becoming impossible by clicking the icon (and I do not know an other way to change it).The only thing I can think of was whitelisting all programs:Code:sudo gsettings set com.canonical.Unity.Panel systray-whitelist "['all']"This was the only change I made.EDIT: Icons of external programs do respond.
Just upgraded to Natty. After I've been logged on for a few minutes, the notification area (hope I have the right term) just freezes up. This means I can't access the drop-down menus for sound, wireless, battery, and tomboy notes. I've done a quick search and haven't found any helpful information.
I have the notification area displayed in my panel. Normally, it shows one speaker icon, one battery icon, and one wireless network icon. But now it occasionally shows 2 speakers and no wireless icon, or two batteries and no wireless icon. Sometimes rebooting fixes it. But it seems to be random. This used to work fine, and I can't figure out what I did to mess with it.
I've just tried using my bluetooth today and Karmic cannot detect it. The dongle is blinking so I'm pretty sure there's no defect. I have the standard bluetooth packages installed. I've also tried the Bluetooth Setup with the:
I've got a very annoying problem with my top bar and the notification area. The icons/applet's order is completely messed up. The icon's overlap, some do not show at all, and sometimes some do not load (seeing a black square instead). Most applet's can also be accesed through Applications or System, but especially the wireless app is necessary to be there. Perhaps there is a way to get to it via another way then the notification area, but then I dont know where . The problem isn't consistent; sometimes it's there, sometime's it's not.
I installed the Mac OS X Leopard theme. I didn't really like it so I decided to uninstall it and went to the default theme.
Now, whenever I try to minimize an application to the system tray, the notification area doesn't show any icons.
For example, I am running Tixati and I have set it up to hide it in the system tray when clicking the close button. Before installing the Mac theme, I had the Tixati icon on the top panel, where I could hover the pointer in order to check the download rate, or right-click it in order to configure it, but now, no icon is shown. I have added a new Notification Area applet but there is nothing shown there.
haven't seen this in years since I'm using Ubuntu, but might probably be just a single step to get it back and running.I have a notebook with Ubuntu 10.10 newly installed and since some days, there are no more icons in the notification area.Before it stopped working, I had to do a hard shutdown because the system hung.For now, i.e. when I go to a terminal and enter
I have a volume control program I am writing for oss. Everything works in the program but I would like window to appear above the notification area icon. Is there a way to do this? If not is it possible to have the window open at the mouse location so it looks like it is part of the notification icon?
My dad has an older netbook that I installed Ubuntu 10.10 to, but he complained that it was too clunky.So I did what any good son would do and installed GNOME and Ubuntu themes on top of the minimal version of Ubuntu 10.10.It does run much faster, but I have a small problem with the Notification Area: nm-applet IS running.Notification Area is added to my panel, and in view.I have two interfaces, one wired, one wireless, both function correctly (both manually configured with gedit)
Neither one of the aforementioned interfaces are being displayed in the Notification Area, and my dad is not familiar with Ubuntu or any of the commands, so this is really a must-have for him.
After upgrading to natty, the notification area applet is not displaying correctly the newly loaded icons. It only displays them as tiny dots. I have to remove it from panel, and add it again, in order to get correct display?Can anyone help me to resolve this issue?I use an fglrx card. The problem persist in both unity, and ubuntu classic