[ubuntu-uk] Configure Network Manager from Command Line

Tyler J. Wagner tyler at tolaris.com
Tue Oct 18 15:18:29 UTC 2011

On 2011-10-18 16:12, Philip Stubbs wrote:
> Yes, it is my home server. It did have a GUI installed but that failed
> after the Oneiric upgrade. Can't complain about that as it did give a
> warning. So, what is the best way to disable Network Manager?

List the interfaces in /etc/network/interfaces, and Network Manager will
ignore them.

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static

You can also remove the network-manager package. But you'll need to
configure the interfaces manually as above. See also "man interfaces".


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