Knowledgebase

Network icon shows question mark in Ubuntu 18.04

This Question Mark means the internal connectivity test fails.

If you don’t need it, you can turn it off.

 

Method 1)

 Go to Settings > Privacy > Connectivity Checking 

Set it OFF. (Then, restart your WiFi connection)

 

Method  2)

Add a file in /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d for example 20-connectivity.conf with the following content. (You might want to check if you have other conf file with that options or if you added something in /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf)

[connectivity] 
uri=

 

The empty uri disables this test.

 

  • ubuntu internal connectivity test fails, ubuntu, Network icon shows question mark
  • 0 Users Found This Useful
Was this answer helpful?

Related Articles

How to Configure Disk Quota on Ubuntu Server

Disk quotas can be used to limit the amount of disk space or the number of files allocated to a...

create a local Ubuntu repository, update/upgrade distros ‘locally’ and thereby save bandwidth

At work we use only Linux and all our workstations are powered by Ubuntu. Being admin’s, we are...

How to list all unmounted partition of a harddisk in centos/ubuntu?

To address the listing of the unmounted partitions part, there are several ways - lsblk, fdisk,...

How to install Jenkins on Ubuntu 16.04?

Jenkins is an open source automation server written in Java. Jenkins helps to automate the...

How to install Apache CouchDB on Ubuntu 16.04?

Apache CouchDB is open source database software that focuses on ease of use and having a scalable...