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That NetworkManager update on openSUSE 12.1

There was a recent update to NetworkManager, listing Bug  731812 as the problem being addressed.  I have tested the updated NetworkManager.  This post is a review of the result.  The specific problem addressed was the fact that NetworkManager was requiring the root password to make any changes.

The update was suppose to make it possible for a user to setup a private connection — a connection to be used by only that user — without requiring the root password.  And my tests show that it does achieve this goal, though not without other problems. Read More…