NetworkManager is a program that provides automatic detection and configuration for systems to connect to networks.
NetworkManager is in the repositories and can be installed with the
- for Plasma integration and applet
- for a GTK system tray applet
Start the daemon after installation:
rc-service networkmanager start
NetworkManager supports wireless networks through. After installation, enable the server and restart NetworkManager:
rc-service iwd start rc-service networkmanager restart
To use /etc/NetworkManager/NetworkManager.conf:though, you've have to edit NetworkManager's configuration because it still defaults to instead. Add the following to
Since version 1.16, NetworkManager has support for Wireguard.
Support for other VPN types is provided by plugins. They are provided in the following packages:
- for OpenVPN