ethernet connections in Karmic - how do I tame network manager?

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Dec 2 06:51:51 UTC 2009

Lisi wrote:
> Can I just uninstall Network Manager (Network Mangler???) and create
> an /etc/network/interfaces file?

Sure. NM isn't mandatory and the interfaces file is still working. I'm 
using it for the manual setup on this machine. If you have problems with 
NM you could try wicd (it is in the repositories for Karmic) which can 
replace NM in most cases.


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