NetworkManager 0.7.1 About To Arrive
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 19 February 2009 at 07:20 PM EST. 15 Comments
NetworkManager, the exceptional free software utility for managing wired and wireless (including mobile broadband / cellular connections), is about to reach its next major milestone since the release of NetworkManager 0.7.0 in the second half of 2008. Red Hat's Dan Williams and his fellow NetworkManager engineers are preparing to release NetworkManager 0.7.1.

The NetworkManager 0.7.1 update includes a whole slew of fixes, updated translations, and new support. One of the notable items in this release is NetworkManager now supports Internet connections provided over Bluetooth via GPRS devices. There are also various D-Bus changes and other items worth noting.

NetworkManager 0.7.1 Release Candidate 1 was released today while one or two more release candidates will arrive in the coming days. Within a few days after that, NetworkManager 0.7.1 will be released in time for the Q2'09 Linux distribution updates.

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