Ubuntu 12.04 : “The system network services are not compatible with this version”

I recently changed my service provider from BSNL to Tikona. I had no problems whatsoever configuring the internet on Windows7 and Debian 6.0. But faced some problems while configuring it on Ubuntu 12.04. Actually, whenever I went to “Networks” under the System Settings, I used to get a pop-up box saying – “The system network services are not compatible with this version“. Furthermore the network icon was also not seen in the top-panel. Obviously, there was no problem with Tikona, but with my network-manager on Ubuntu 12.04.

I browsed a lot and tried out many things, but in the end my own hack worked! :-) Stating a few things which I tried, as they might be useful for you in someway or the other. If they Continue reading