*** This bug is a duplicate of bug 1574347 ***
did a fresh install of 16.04 updated to NetworkManager 1.2.2 and this
bug is definitely still there. restart network manager service fixes it.
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Network Manager regularly thinks my wifi is a wired device
Status in network-manager package in Ubuntu:
When I boot up my network doesn't automatically connect. I instead
see when I click the network manager applet that it's got no Wifi
devices listed. It thinks my wireless card is an ethernet device.
This isn't true and I have no ethernet devices in my system.
When this situation happens if I issue /etc/init.d/network-manager
restart it comes back up thinking it's a wireless device and happily
associates with my saved SSID.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: network-manager 1.1.93-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-21.37-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-21-generic x86_64
Date: Thu Apr 28 09:03:13 2016
# This is a distribution channel descriptor
# For more information see
# interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
iface lo inet loopback
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-13 (14 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04 "Xenial" - Build amd64 LIVE Binary
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
DEVICE TYPE STATE DBUS-PATH
wlp58s0 ethernet connecting (getting IP configuration)
/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/1 Wired connection 1
lo loopback unmanaged
/org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/0 -- --
nmcli-nm: Error: command ['nmcli', '-f', 'all', 'nm'] failed with exit code
2: Error: Object 'nm' is unknown, try 'nmcli help'.
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