One of GNU/Linux’s Most Important Networking Components Just Got an Update

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NetworkManager 1.2 debuts with improved security, Wi-Fi usability and more. The software framework that powers the network connections on many GNU/Linux systems just got its second major update in less than a year and a half, with the version 1.2 release of NetworkManager. 

Version 1.2 brings several improvements to NetworkManager, including better security and usability for Wi-Fi. The changes should make the list of available access points more responsive and manageable, save energy on mobile devices and laptops, and even improve privacy by MAC address randomization, according to an official announcement.

Read more at NetworkWorld