Networking disabled

Eoghan O'Beirn eoghan.obeirn at
Tue Oct 19 14:56:48 UTC 2010

>Hi all,
>I'm new to GNU/linux and my box at work has Ubuntu Lucid 10.04 LTS with Gnome desktop. Everything was working just fine up to >yesterday, when I had to lend my pc to a co-worker (with an unprivileged user ofcourse), and when I showed up this morning I >noticed the pc hadn't been shutdown properly (it was still on, but locked-up), so I had to do a hard reset.
>Then, when the gui came up I noticed there was not network connection (only the Local Loopback interface was up). >NetworkManager at the top panel says that networking is disabled (I'm writing this mail from a win pc, unfortunately!).
>What do I need to do to re-enable networking? What other information do I need to post here? I don't know where to start from. >Any help would be greatly appreciated. TIA,
>PS: I have no internet access since I'm behind a proxy at work, so I only have intranet access, hence I couldn't do any googling.

Have you tried right clicking the NetworkManager applet and enabling it from there

ubuntu-users mailing list
ubuntu-users at
Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list