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bug #41993: NetworkManager shows no network after clean install yet network exists

Submitted by:  George Roberge <uplink>
Submitted on:  Fri 28 Mar 2014 09:12:16 PM UTC  
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  i386 Status:  In Progress
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Marek Buras <cyfr0n>
Open/Closed:  Open

Sat 24 May 2014 09:20:57 AM UTC, comment #1:


You're right - the problem is caused by NetworkManager. Due to some settings inherited from upstream it does not manage connections listed in /etc/network/interfaces configured during the installation. You can easily fix it by yourself editing the file /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf and changing managed=false to managed=true in the [ifupdown] section. I'll ask on gnewsense-dev if it can be changed for default gNewSense installation. (will DTRT if so)

Marek Buras <cyfr0n>In charge of this item.
Fri 28 Mar 2014 09:12:16 PM UTC, original submission:

After a clean installation and reboot, NetworkManager shows "no network" connection, yet the PC is on the network (DHCP in this case).

After installing Evolution, the program (Evolution) will not Send/Receive email; the button is greyed out.  It must be linked to the NetworkManager because, if I kill the NetworkManager process and restart Evolution, the Send/Receive button works and I am able to receive email without an issue.

George Roberge <uplink>


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