internet in virtual machine not running

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Sat Oct 23 17:02:58 UTC 2010

Tapas Mishra wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 9:53 PM, Christopher Chan
> <christopher.chan at> wrote:
>>> It appears inspite of uninstalling network manager gnome it is there
>>> and doing what ever it wants.It has changed the resolv.conf file
>>> definition also.
>> Take a look in /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf
>> /etc/init.d/NetworkManager restart after setting managed=false
> What does managed=false do?

Tell NetworkManager NOT to mess around when interfaces are brought up or 
down. That managed= setting is under the [ifupdown] section right?

You can alternatively just completely remove NetworkManager. 'apt-get 
purge network-manager'

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