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Unexpected pop-up: "Hotspot Login" but connected to network by cable

Hi,

I just sat down at my office workstation to find this pop-up had appeared overnight:

Mysterious pop-up

I'm connected to the LAN and internet via ethernet cable rather than Wifi. In fact, I have never connected via Wifi and doubt this computer even can. The only information I found about it online were this Fedora-related post and this OpenSUSE question. Apparently it's related to Network Manager.

For what it's worth, there seem to be no consequences of this pop-up, so I'm just going to press on and will worry about it if it happens again. But I thought it was worth asking anyway.

This is on a machine on which I originally installed Fedora 25 and have since upgraded from the command line to 26 and to 27 earlier this week. But given those other posts, I don't think it's a particular new occurrence in GNOME.

Unexpected pop-up: "Hotspot Login" but connected to network by cable

Hi,

I just sat down at my office workstation to find this pop-up had appeared overnight:

Mysterious pop-up

I'm connected to the LAN and internet via ethernet cable rather than Wifi. In fact, I have never connected via Wifi and doubt this computer even can. The only information I found about it online were this Fedora-related post and this OpenSUSE question. Apparently it's related to Network Manager.

For what it's worth, there seem to be no consequences of this pop-up, so I'm just going to press on and will worry about it if it happens again. But I thought it was worth asking anyway.

This is on a machine on which I originally installed Fedora 25 and have since upgraded from the command line to 26 and to 27 earlier this week. But given those other posts, I don't think it's a particular new occurrence in GNOME.

Anyway, why has this pop-up appeared and do I need to worry at all?

Unexpected pop-up: "Hotspot Login" but connected to network by cable

Hi,

I just sat down at my office workstation to find this pop-up had appeared overnight:

Mysterious pop-up

I'm connected to the LAN and internet via ethernet cable rather than Wifi. In fact, I have never connected via Wifi and doubt this computer even can. The only information I found about it online were this Fedora-related post and this OpenSUSE question. Apparently it's related to Network Manager.

For what it's worth, there On clicking the link, it briefly flashed something like "NetworkManager is online" and then disappeared. There seem to be have been no consequences of this pop-up, so I'm just going to press on and will worry about it if it happens again. But I thought it was worth asking anyway.consequences.

This is on a machine on which I originally installed Fedora 25 and have since upgraded from the command line to 26 and to 27 earlier this week. But given those other posts, I don't think it's a particular new occurrence in GNOME.

Anyway, why has this pop-up appeared and do I need to worry at all?