Projects / NetworkManager


The GNOME NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward. Whether wireless or wired, NetworkManager allows you to quickly move from one network to another: once a network has been configured and joined once, it can be detected and re-joined automatically at a later date. It was designed to auto-detect as much information as possible, seamlessly switches connections when necessary, and provides immediate feedback of the network state to users and applications.

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Recent releases

  •  22 Feb 2013 09:26

    Release Notes: This release adds support for Bridge interfaces, IPv6 fixes, better rfkill handling, significant WiFi fixes (don't autoconnect to unsuccessful networks, don't keep asking for a password), autoconnect support for VPN connections, support for AP-mode mobile hotspot (if the driver supports it), support for ModemManager 0.7/0.8, DHCPv6 DDNS, WiFi Proactive Key Caching, bonding fixes, many fixes for libnm-glib, a reworked and improved GTK connection editor, new manpages, updated translations, and many more fixes in the core daemon and the applet.

    •  03 Nov 2012 23:17

      Release Notes: Various minor bugs have been fixed.

      •  27 Aug 2012 12:59

        Release Notes: Support was added for ADSL modems using PPPoE or PPPoATM, for IPv6-enabled VPN connections, and for on-demand WiFi scan. IPv6 stability and compatibility were enhanced. A large number of bugfixes were made, along with a few other enhancements.

        •  24 Mar 2012 11:18

          Release Notes: This release adds many significant feature enhancements.

          •  10 Nov 2011 09:50

            Release Notes: The ability for nmcli to delete connections was added. Routing and DNS are now no longer updated until a device is managed. Support was added for libnl2 and libnl3, along with various leak fixes. IPv6 link-local DNS servers now work correctly in the dnsmasq DNS plugin. Setup of connection sharing with newer iptables versions was fixed. WiMAX activation now emits correct signals, fixing initial signal strength. Fixes for building with recent GLib versions were made. Various other minor bugfixes were made.


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