How to restart network on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux -

The Network Icon will disappear. To turn on the network again, left click on the top right corner arrow down, locate your network interface and click Connect.

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systemctl restart systemd-networkd

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Too bad none of the command line options work on bionic by default anymore. By default they use netplan, ifup/ifdown/nmcli is not installed by default, the init scripts are not there and it’s no longer network-manager or NetworkManager.service anymore.

the only what worked for me was:

sudo netplan apply

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Thanks for the input. Article is now updated to include the netplan option…!!!