After 10+ Years, NetworkManager Reaches v1.0
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Networking on 19 December 2014 at 08:39 PM EST. 29 Comments
LINUX NETWORKING --
After more than ten years of development, Dan Williams of Red Hat has announced the release of NetworkManager 1.0. The NetworkManager 1.0 release is more than just bumping the version after waiting long enough, but there's many improvements too over NetworkManager 0.9!

NetworkManager 1.0 features a more modern GObject-based client library, increased flexible routing, a hugely improved nmcli utility with password support, an improved nmtui utility, a lightweight internal DHCP client, Bluetooth DUN support with BlueZ 5, VPN connection persistence, improved interaction with external tools, WWAN IPv6 support, and many other changes. NetworkManager 1.0 is one heck of a nice Christmas present for improving Linux networking!

More details on the huge NetworkManager 1.0 release can be found via Dan's mailing list announcement.
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