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[Bug 1420430] Re: "Disconnect" menu item in network-manager taskbar tool is inactive when connected to network


Installing older versions (from precise, instead of precise-updates) of
ubuntu-desktop, unity-greeter, network-manager and network-manager-gnome
works the charm too ;) Disconnecting from WiFi or wired was pain in...
some part of the body, but disconnecting from Bluetooth PAN was almost

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  "Disconnect" menu item in network-manager taskbar tool is inactive
  when connected to network

Status in network-manager-applet package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  When connected to a network (via ethernet), I am not able to
  disconnect using the network menu in the top taskbar.  The
  "Disconnect" menu item is not highlighted.  The Connection Name is
  highlighted, but I don't need to click it because I'm already
  connected to it.  If I click the Connection Name, it connects again,
  but still does not highlight the "Disconnect" option.  So to
  disconnect, I have to go to System Settings -> Network, and click on
  the toggle.  That does work.  It's just the taskbar connection manager
  that is malfunctioning.

  I have tried restarting, and the problem persists.

  This happened after I updated software this morning using Update
  Manager.  I installed the updated Unity Greeter that puts network
  status on the login screen and updates wifi and mobile.

  I am running 12.04 LTS and Unity2d

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