NetworkManager

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net-misc/networkmanager


Source Repository:Repository:Funtoo Overlay

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
introspection
Use dev-libs/gobject-introspection for introspection
modemmanager
Enable support for mobile broadband devices using net-misc/modemmanager
nss
Use dev-libs/nss for cryptography
policykit
Use sys-auth/polkit for controlling privileges
ppp
Enable support for mobile broadband and PPPoE connections using net-dialup/ppp
resolvconf
Use net-dns/openresolv for managing DNS information
systemd
Use sys-apps/systemd for session tracking
vala
Enable bindings for dev-lang/vala
wext
Enable support for the deprecated Wext (Wireless Extensions) API; needed for some older drivers (e.g. ipw2200, ndiswrapper)
wimax
Enable support for WiMAX connections using net-wireless/wimax

News

Drobbins

Perl Updates

Gentoo has bumped perl from 5.20 to 5.22. Be sure to run perl-cleaner --all after the upgrade.
2015-07-25 by Drobbins
Drobbins

ARM Rebuild

ARM systems will use new stage3's that are not compatible with earlier versions.
2015-06-27 by Drobbins
Drobbins

ABI X86 64 and 32

Funtoo Linux has new 32-bit compatibility libraries inherited from Gentoo. Learn about them here.
2015-06-18 by Drobbins
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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