Our Networking Story

Robie Basak robie.basak at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 7 13:02:33 UTC 2014

On Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 10:44:07PM -0800, Dale Amon wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 06, 2014 at 11:32:41PM +0100, Stanisław Hodur wrote:
> > *Wifi + Ethernet on Desktop*
> Which reminds me of another common use of machines that a typical
> GUI user won't think of.
> I often configure laptops that for security have wifi, bluetooth
> etc all turned off at BIOS level, and the only ethernet connection
> is not to the internet but to a disconnected network that attaches
> to real, live and quite serious equipment (don't think computer 
> equipment think *equipment*). I really appreciate it when network 
> manager doesn't fight with me over the eth not having any external 
> gateway. I get really annoyed if it does that, but with saucy
> network-manager and I have at least a temporary truce. It lets
> me do what I want with eth1 in interfaces and doesn't try to turn 
> it off. And yes, in a previous version it did do that... I used
> to have to shut it down or even de-install it.

So it works, and you have no problem now?
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