[nSLUG] Wireless Router

Rory rory at unixism.org
Sat Mar 13 09:34:43 AST 2010


I used to get very frustrated with Network Manager and would uninstall
the damn thing on ubunutu < 9.04.

Recently I did a fresh install of 9.10 to my laptop and tried NM again.
It works beautifully. My only feature complaint so far is that it won't
manage multiple simultaneous VPN connections.

Mike.lifeguard wrote:
> On 10-03-13 12:23 AM, Jason Kenney wrote:
> > If you're using the Ubuntu network-manager, it's my opinion that it's
> > essentially broken.  I haven't used it for wireless connections, but
> > as it cannot manage to correctly and consistently keep a statically
> > configured wired connection up correctly, I wouldn't hold my breath.
>
> > Jason
>
> Actually, today I had my first issue with network-manager. When plugging
> in eth0, the connection would switch, but it also retained the wlan0
> connection - couldn't access anything. I had to turn off wireless while
> plugged in (& promptly forgot to turn it back on when unplugging so it
> didn't switch to wlan0 on its own). Very strange, I had never had that
> (or any other) problem in the past.
>
> -Mike
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