Ubuntu Network Manager on Backtrack5R2 GNOME 64bit

Posted: June 28, 2012 in Backtrack, Linux, Ubuntu
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Want to use Ubuntu Network Manager instead of wicd Network Manager on Backtrack5R2?

Try this :

1. Install Network Manager

sudo apt-get install network-manager

2. Edit /etc/network/interfaces

sudo pico /etc/network/interfaces

So it’s just contain this:

rumy@cbug-lair:~$ cat /etc/network/interfaces
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

3. Edit /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf

pico /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf

So it’s contain:

rumy@cbug-lair:~$ cat /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf
# This file is installed into /etc/NetworkManager, and is loaded by
# NetworkManager by default. To override, specify: ‘–config file’
# during NM startup. This can be done by appending to DAEMON_OPTS in
# the file:
#
# /etc/default/NetworkManager
#

[main]
plugins=ifupdown,keyfile

[ifupdown]
managed=true

4. Reboot

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