NetworkManager 0.9.6 Will Have Better IPv6 Support

Also adds on-demand Wi-Fi scan and ADSL modems support

By Marius Nestor on June 30th, 2012 20:31 GMT

A new development release for the upcoming NetworkManager 0.9.6 has been announced yesterday, June 29th.

NetworkManager 0.9.5.95 brings enhanced IPv6 compatibility and stability, as well as support for IPv6-enabled VPN connections.

Among other features we can mention that the ability to connect to new Wi-Fi networks from nmcli was added, native support for ADSL modems using PPPoATM or PPPoE, on-demand Wi-Fi scan support, and Vala language bindings.

Moreover, the IPv6 default gateway handling for DHCPv6 was fixed in this release, and the number of changes made to DNS information during connection setup were reduced.

Download NetworkManager 0.9.5.95 right now from Softpedia. Remember that this is a development release and it should NOT be installed on production machines. It is intended to be used for testing purposes only.

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