turn off network manager in Ubuntu

marc gmane at auxbuss.com
Mon Apr 27 18:37:06 UTC 2009

hong zhang said:

> --- On Mon, 4/27/09, Brian McKee <brian.mckee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Brian McKee <brian.mckee at gmail.com> Subject: Re: turn off network
>> manager in Ubuntu To: henryzhang62 at yahoo.com, "Ubuntu user technical
>> support, not for general discussions" <ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>> Date: Monday, April 27, 2009, 12:48 PM On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 1:37 PM,
>> hong zhang <henryzhang62 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> > Does anyone know how to turn off NM in Ubuntu? My ubuntu version is
>> > Ubuntu 8.10.
>> Just uninstall it.  'sudo aptitude remove network-manager'
>> If you are not planning to do your networking manually, then you might
>> wish to replace it instead with wicd.
>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WICD
>> http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php That will remove
>> network-manager when you install it.

> Thanks for info. But may I just disable it instead remove it?

If you remove rather than purge, then all configuration remains (until 
you later purge it), so there's no harm in removing a package. If you 
want it back, just install it again.

So what Brian says is quite correct.


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