NetworkManager(8) is a daemon that
manages Ethernet, Wi-Fi, and mobile broadband network connections. Install the
NetworkManager package for the basic NetworkManager utilities.
Before enabling the NetworkManager daemon, disable any
other network management services, such as dhcpcd,
wicd. These services all control
network interface configuration, and will interfere with NetworkManager.
Also ensure that the
dbus service is enabled and
running. NetworkManager uses
dbus to expose networking information and a
control interface to clients, and will fail to start without it.
Finally, enable the
Users of NetworkManager must belong to the
NetworkManager package includes a command line tool,
nmcli(1), and a text-based user interface,
nmtui(1), to control network settings.
There are many other front-ends to NetworkManager, including
nm-plasma for KDE Plasma, and a built-in network configuration
tool in GNOME.
Eduroam with NetworkManager
Eduroam is a roaming service providing international, secure Internet access at universities and other academic institutions. More information can be found here.
Download the correct eduroam_cat installer for your institution from here and execute it. It will provide a user interface guiding you through the process.