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Thread: 13.04 (Server): network-manager - insufficient privileges

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    13.04 (Server): network-manager - insufficient privileges

    I installed a brand new 13.04 server system.

    After installation I install xfce4 and the network-manager packages by running

    Code:
    sudo apt-get install xfce4
    sudo apt-get install network-manager
    When I run xfce4 using
    Code:
    startx
    and try to connect to a wireless network I receive the following message from network-manager:

    Code:
    Failed to add/activate connection
    (32) Insufficient privileges
    This seems to be a bug with the network-manager package. I expect that all I need to do is add my user to a particular group.

    How can I fix this?

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    Re: 13.04 (Server): network-manager - insufficient privileges

    As which user is Network Manager running?
    On my 12.04 machine:
    Code:
    root       688     1  0 13:13 ?        00:00:00 NetworkManager
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    Re: 13.04 (Server): network-manager - insufficient privileges

    Thanks, the solution was to install gksu before installing network-manager.

    Now network-manager is able to prompt me for a password while editing the connections.

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