Network manager Edit Connections bugs

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scrognoid
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Network manager Edit Connections bugs

Post by scrognoid » Sat Mar 10, 2018 9:44 am

I created a Manual wired connection, set Netmask to 255.255.255.0, and saved. If I edit that connection again Netmask is "24". This is repeatable. Also, I create yet another similar connection to verify, gave it a new name, and saved it. That new name was not in the list of connections until I logged out/in.

I'm thinking reinstall the network manager? How do I do that?

Mate 18.3.
Linux Mint 17.3 Mate; Dell XPS 13 (9343); Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz; 4 GB RAM

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Re: Network manager Edit Connections bugs

Post by jbrines » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:16 am

24 is short for 255.255.255.0 each section is 8 bits, therefore 3 x 8 =24

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Re: Network manager Edit Connections bugs

Post by scrognoid » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:23 am

Thanks. I didn't think I was going to get a response on that one.

All I can think to say is, "Wow, somebody thought it would be a good idea to create a GUI, accept user input, and then scramble what the user just typed using a secret decoder ring."
Linux Mint 17.3 Mate; Dell XPS 13 (9343); Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-5200U CPU @ 2.20GHz; 4 GB RAM

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