Networking on my karmic laptop doesn't work any more!!

NoOp glgxg at
Tue Jun 8 20:35:22 UTC 2010

On 06/08/2010 01:18 PM, drew einhorn wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 1:22 PM, NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:
>> You may try:
>> $ ifconfig
>> to see if you actually have an IP.
> Hmm.  It's working better, but not all better now.
> I do have an ip now and I can browse the web.
> But I still don't have the NM applet.
>> $ sudo apt-get /etc/init.d/networking restart
>> and then check ifconfig to ensure that you've actually got an IP address
>> & then ping or etc to see if you can ping.
>> If networking is actually working but the NM applet just isn't showing
>> up, then it might be worth reinstalling:
>> $ sudo apt-get install --reinstall network-manager network-manager-gnome
> They reinstalled.  The system wanted a reboot.  Still no NM applet after the
> reboot.  I do have an ip and a working wireless connection at the moment.

Can you try:

$ killall gnome-panel

and see if that brings up the NM applet?

If so, have a look in ~/.xsession-errors to see if you can spot anything
obvious there.

Let's try to get the NM applet back & then we'll work on the others.

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