NetworkManager 0.9.8.0 Improves WiFi Connectivity

A lot of other important fixes have been implemented in this new stable version

By Silviu Stahie on February 21st, 2013 08:11 GMT

NetworkManager, a program that works as network connection manager for most RPM and Debian-based distributions, is now at version 0.9.8.0.

NetworkManager 0.9.8.0 is a stable release and incorporates a significant number of fixes and changes.

Highlights of NetworkManager 0.9.8.0:

• New AvailableConnections property for Device objects have been implemented;
• Better handling of various rfkill/Airplane Mode switches has been implemented;
• The handling of DNS servers for some mobile broadband devices has been fixed;
• Don't duplicate various IPv6 routes added by the kernel;
• Support for 4G LTE network modes has been added;
• Don't autoconnect to WiFi networks that have never successfully connected;
• Only request new WiFi secrets during the initial association or when the secrets are known to be wrong, not every time the connection randomly fails;
• A configure-time option has been added for "permissive" system connection editing policy.

Check out the official changelog for a complete list of new features and updates.

Download NetworkManager 0.9.8.0 right now from Softpedia.
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