Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Nov 22 00:12:02 UTC 2018

On Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 11:40 PM Rashkae <ubuntu at> wrote:
> On 2018-11-21 02:01 PM, Goran wrote:
>> My problem is solved with
>> touch /etc/NetworkManager/conf.d/10-globally-managed-devices.conf
> As a follow-up, for anyone curious, the real problem is in the
> /usr/lib/NetworkManager/conf.d/10-globally-managed-devices.conf file
> Touching the /etc copy just effectively nullifies it.
> The idea behind the default configuration is the belief that by default,
> NetworkManager is the preferred interface to manage Wifi Connections,
> but leave wired lan alone to the classic config.

Thanks for the info. Bizarre choice. But that's the way that it is...

> If you jump through the netplan hoops, it will change that for you if
> you specify Network Manager as your network configuration of choice.
> But I would have to go on an whole different rant about netplan :)

netplan's a good idea. It's just a question of learning its yaml
format. It would've been easier to use RH's ifcfg's familiar .ini
format (and variables) but that ship's sailed.

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