[arch-general] Why there is no NetworkManager in ArchISO

Jude DaShiell jdashiel at panix.com
Tue Jul 25 16:20:41 UTC 2017

Probably sed could be used to plug that router password into 
wpa_supplicant.conf very quickly.  I think I can probably figure what 
may be a one-liner script to do that.

On Tue, 25 Jul 2017, Jo?o Miguel via arch-general wrote:

> Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2017 19:11:31
> From: Jo?o Miguel via arch-general <arch-general at archlinux.org>
> To: General Discussion about Arch Linux <arch-general at archlinux.org>
> Cc: Jo?o Miguel <jmcf125 at openmailbox.org>
> Subject: Re: [arch-general] Why there is no NetworkManager in ArchISO
> A 2017-07-24T07:54:02 +0000, Junayeed Ahnaf via arch-general escreveu:
>> I've installed ArchLinux on 3 desktops so far, and I've done them
>> successfully, so I must have *RTFM* , I was just wondering why is it
>> hard to configure wifi. Since I failed to configure wifi with
>> wpa_supplicant. I'll try with wifi-menu today, and report progress.
> That's odd, I never had any trouble with it (and damn me, I installed it
> 3 times in a row when I started) and with different configurations "man
> wpa_supplicant.conf" always helped me when I needed it (I don't use the
> CLI).
> The upside is that one only needs to configure any network once, then I
> can copy the details to all systems as needed. Works across various
> distros. Also, when people ask you the passphrase just do "grep -A2
> network_name wpa_supplicant.conf".
> And now dhcpcd even starts wpa_supplicant on its own! It's amazing!
> Just my 2 cents worth of experience,
> Jo?o Miguel


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