I cannot change its settings with out getting "Updating connection failed: " error. Updating connection failed: nm-ifupdown-connection.c.82 - connection update not supported (read-only). You can only edit it when you rename the connection otherwise the above error will show.Now i have a similar error but mine is in line 76 rater than 82..
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To invoke the nm-connections editor you need to right-click on the nm-applet and then click on Edit Connections.
I just finished the upgrade, it installed a new Network Connections manager, the profile it has in their by default is labeled ifupdown (eth0) and it will not allow me to edit the settings, when I click apply after an edit or attempt to delete I get the error: "Update connection failed, connection update not supported - nm-ifupdown-connection.c.82 (read only)" I also notice under the wireless I no longer get a drop down of all wireless networks that are available in the area which is a pain as well. Seems to be a bug with upgrades dealing with certain manual alterations to the network configuration. HQRNJU' to '/home/alan/.recently-used.xbel': g_rename() failed: Is a directory [email protected]:~$ echo y.y.y.y /etc/bash: /etc/resolv.conf: Permission denied [email protected]:~$ gedit /etc/(gedit:5773): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to read the recently used resources file at `/home/alan/.recently-used.xbel', but the parser failed: Error reading file '/home/alan/.recently-used.xbel': Is a directory.
since we both using 0.7.0 maybe its a different error or maybe not.
For the benefit of google search, exact error is Updating connection failed: nm-ifupdown-connection.c.76 - connection update not supported (read-only)..4. System: Ubuntu 8.10 Ifconfig (when using Wired Connection 1): eth0 Link encap: Ethernet HWaddr :5a:d4:1f:64 inet addr:.3 Bcast:.255 Mask:255.255.255.0 inet6 addr: fe80::221:5aff:fed4:1f64/64 Scope: Link UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST MTU:1500 Metric:1 RX packets:1714424468 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:961648139 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000 RX bytes:2428705152080 (2.4 TB) TX bytes:182022289632 (182.0 GB) Interrupt:19 lo Link encap: Local Loopback inet addr:127.0.0.1 Mask:255.0.0.0 inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope: Host UP LOOPBACK RUNNING MTU:16436 Metric:1 RX packets:409229 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0 TX packets:409229 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0 collisions:0 txqueuelen:0 RX bytes:209277290 (209.2 MB) TX bytes:209277290 (209.2 MB)That's all very confusing - 'ifupdown' is a keyword in the Network file, it's hard to see why you would have that in a connection name (unless you - or someone else - manually changed it) You should be able to see any non-default (i.e.
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