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Old 07-25-2014, 05:56 PM
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No Wireless Icon

I have lost my Wireless Icon in Ubuntu 14.04 Mate. I can not seem to find a way to get it back. Ubuntu connects to internet on boot but there is no icon to show strength of signal. I believe it has something to do with nm-applet. But I am at a loss as to how to correct.
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Old 07-26-2014, 01:08 PM
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It seems to be a previous update that is causing this problem.
I have found a temp solution.
I put sudo nm-applet in the terminal and get the wireless icon but I must do it every time I boot up computer.

Will keep searching for a permanent solution.
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Old 07-27-2014, 08:20 AM
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You can try this Open a terminal and do:

sudo service network-manager stop

sudo rm /var/lib/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.state

sudo service network-manager start

Or read this here http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3166
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Old 07-27-2014, 01:39 PM
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You can try this Open a terminal and do:

sudo service network-manager stop

sudo rm /var/lib/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.state

sudo service network-manager start

Or read this here http://forums.mate-desktop.org/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=3166
Thanks FosterHackett.
I had tried those same commands before with no results. I cloned a copy to a test HD and tried several other things which did not work either. Finally I tried those same commands again and it worked this time. I have rebooted several times and the wireless applet appears every time. So I just cloned it to the other HD's.
It was an update that caused me to lose that applet as I did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 on another HD. I had the applet until I did the update and then lost it. I'm glad to have it fixed now.

Thanks for replying.
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When using terminal one has to be certain the command is typed correctly otherwise it will not work. I have miss typed many times myself Glad to hear it worked out........
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