How the applet NetworkManager works?

Dick Davies rasputnik at
Mon Apr 24 14:05:34 UTC 2006

On 24/04/06, Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
> Byron Poland wrote:
> > To fully utilize Network Manager in Ubuntu, you have to comment out
> > all of your network interfaces except lo in /etc/network/interfaces.
> That's a horrible bug.  Especially since every other package in
> interface-land is adding stuff to interfaces.  At the very least,
> network-manager needs to _ignore_ interfaces, rather than simply failing to
> start.

It does'n't fail to start.
It just does'nt mess with those interfaces since it assumes you want
to use the standard way of managing those. That sounds fair enough to me.

Rasputin :: Jack of All Trades - Master of Nuns

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