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IPv6 Improvements Hit NetworkManager

GNOME

Published on 24 July 2014 12:24 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME
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While NetworkManager has already supported the IPv6 protocol for some months now, several IPv6-related improvements were pushed to its code-base on Wednesday.

Among the highlights for IPv6-using NetworkManager Linux users are:

- IPv6 support for the Pppd plug-in.

- WWAN support for IPv6.

- Other work.

These NetworkManager improvements were done by Dan Williams, a lead NetworkManager developer at Red Hat. The IPv6 support additions are in the currently in development NetworkManager 0.9.11 release.

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