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So I just installed Ubuntu 10.04 as my only OS on my Laptop. It was working just fine until i updated it. Now the network manager is not in the system notification tray. I don't know how else to connect through my wifi card. When i go to the repository it says that the program is still installed but i can't figure out how to access it. Has anybody else had this problem or know how to fix it?
This seems to be a common problem in Ubuntu 10.04. I keep having same problem. Whenever it happens I comment out all the lines in /etc/network/interfaces and restart. When I log back in the network manager icon is there and when I go un-comment out all the lines in /etc/network/interfaces it doesn't complain. I hope Ubuntu fixes this in an update or something.