Network Manager at system level

Tom H tomh0665 at
Tue Oct 5 20:02:03 UTC 2010

On Tue, Oct 5, 2010 at 3:52 PM, Rashkae <ubuntu at> wrote:
> Is there a way to configure Network Manager so it connects to a chosen
> network at the system level rather than at the User level?  (ie, I want
> the computer to connect to the network even though there are no one
> logged into the local console.)
> Of course, I can, (and have) purged network manager, and can configure
> networking in /etc/interfaces myself, but seeing as ubuntu has decided
> to strip the ability to configure networking with the
> gnome-network-admin package (I thought was the whole point of that
> package existing in the first place) someone must think there's a way
> that Network Manager is a suitable replacement.....

I think that you have to select "available to all users" in the NM GUI.

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