Is it possible to manually activate an eth0 connection? - Partially SOLVED!

Joep L. Blom jlblom at
Thu Jan 22 18:24:29 UTC 2009

Derek Broughton wrote:
> Joep L. Blom wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>> Except that since his says it was written by NetworkManager, we already
>>> know it will be overwritten - as soon as he changes connections - if he
>>> just copies another one.
>> Well, I can only say then get rid of NetworkManager. 
> That's always an option. However, using that as a cover for the fact that 
> you gave damaging advice is even less helpful.
>> I don't run it as I
>> don't like the "Windows-way" of hiding for the user (supposedly "dumb
>> and ignorant") what really matters. As I don't run it I don't know it
>> and the man-pages give no information. My advice would be don't use it
>> and for wireless uses wicd.
> Which, ime, has been even worse than Network Manager.
Allow me to have a different opinion.

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