NetworkManager Now Supports WiFi Power Savings
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Networking on 21 January 2015 at 08:54 PM EST. 6 Comments
LINUX NETWORKING --
The latest feature added to NetworkManager is support for WiFi power-savings.

For WiFi adapters that support a power saving mode, NetworkManager will now enable it when appropriate.

With just over 200 lines of code, the WiFi power-save feature is now enabled within NetworkManager Git.

The original patch came back in October on the GNOME BugZilla by Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre. WiFi power-save can sometimes cause issues in connecting to some access points, so there is an option to disable this feature if you encounter any troubles once upgrading NetworkManager.

This change will be found in the first post NetworkManager 1.0 release.
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