NetworkManager

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net-misc/networkmanager


Source Repository:Repository:Gentoo Portage Tree

https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/NetworkManager

Summary: Universal network configuration daemon for laptops, desktops, servers and virtualization hosts

Use Flags

connection-sharing
Use net-dns/dnsmasq and net-firewall/iptables for connection sharing
consolekit
Use sys-auth/consolekit for session tracking
dhclient
Use dhclient from net-misc/dhcp for getting ip
dhcpcd
Use net-misc/dhcpcd for getting ip
modemmanager
Enable support for mobile broadband devices using net-misc/modemmanager
nss
Use dev-libs/nss for cryptography
ppp
Enable support for mobile broadband and PPPoE connections using net-dialup/ppp
resolvconf
Use net-dns/openresolv for managing DNS information
teamd
Enable Teamd control support
wifi
Enable support for wifi and 802.1x security using net-wireless/wpa_supplicant
wext
Enable support for the deprecated Wext (Wireless Extensions) API; needed for some older drivers (e.g. ipw2200, ndiswrapper)

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NetworkManager

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installation

# emerge networkmanager
rc-update add NetworkManager
rc
Note

disable wicd, wpa_supplicant, net.ethX, & net.wlanX

configuration

console

# nmtui

gui

gtk

# emerge nm-applet

kde

# emerge networkmanagement