[GLLUG] Adding a second ethernet interface

Andrew Beverley andy at andybev.com
Mon May 9 16:50:21 UTC 2016

> NetworkManager is installed by default, which is supposed to make
> things easy, with a variety of helpful commands, but I find it just
> complicates everything, yet if I do not use an approved configuration
> procedure any settings are likely to be lost if NetworkManager is
> updated. Am I alone?

No. NetworkManager is great for some use-cases, but a pain in others. I
find it's great for the desktop, but I wouldn't use it on a server. If
it doesn't work for you, I'd be tempted just to remove it and configure
manually: https://wiki.debian.org/NetworkConfiguration


Andrew Beverley <andy at andybev.com>

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