It's a tremendous shame that one of the 1st things that a new Linux Desktop user meets in trying to set up a new distro is ... (Jaws music) ... Network Manager. It is reliable in the utterly bad way - it has never failed to fail for me - the reason I always have to install on a wire, toss NM & install Netgo. And from many grudging treks across the lists, this is far from a one-off. Why not a default of netgo? Bewildering.
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