NetworkManager 1.12 Released With Many Linux Networking Goodies
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 29 June 2018 at 02:41 PM EDT. 3 Comments
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NetworkManager 1.12 is now available as the latest stable release of this widely-used Linux network management software.

With NetworkManager 1.12 the highlights include:

- WoWLAN support for Wake On Wireless LAN support, like WoL but over WiFi.

- Support for IWD, the Intel WiFi Daemon that has been in development recently.

- Support for checkpoints and the ability to restore a network configuration if a settings change suddenly makes your network inaccessible, including the ability to rollback the settings after a timeout.

- FILS WiFi support.

- The nmcli command-line interface's colored text support now supports a configurable color palette.

- The removal of ifnet settings and other code clean-ups.

NetworkManager 1.14 is now under development and we're told that release will likely come on a quicker release cycle. All the NetworkManager 1.12 details via this announcement.

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