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Solving network connection problems on Ubuntu 13.04 / Debian Wheezy

As Debian Wheezy got released I tested it out as well as Ubuntu 13.04. Most of what I saw I enjoyed but there was however one problem which came from network-manager error which thumbed down my experience. When I tried to connect my wireless via network-manager (nm-applet) I got an error saying I have insufficient rights and the connection could not be established. The previously mentioned error can luckily be fixed quite easily, even without having the network-manager installed, and here is how it is done. Note: This tuturial should also be valid on a variety of other Linux distributions like Linux Mint, Arch Linux and Fedora. Continue reading