Having a hard time with NetworkManager on ArchLinux

On 01/28/2014 07:00 AM, networkmanager-list-request gnome org wrote:
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Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2014 21:20:35 -0500
From: "Yves S. Garret" <yoursurrogategod gmail com>
To: networkmanager-list gnome org
Subject: Having a hard time with NetworkManager on ArchLinux
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Hello everyone,

I'd really like to be able to better manager my network connections on my
laptop.  At the library, there is no authentication.  At home, I do have
WAP authentication.  Going from one to another is anything but smooth.

I've been following this example online:
This guide only suggests enabling the NetworkManager-wait-online.service
"if you have services which fail if they are started before the network
is up".  Are you utilizing any services that are failing because it
doesn't have a network connection yet?  If you disable the wait-online
systemd service, do things run more smoothly?

Also, have you tried the recommended solution in that Arch Wiki entry to
increase the timeout for the wait-online service?

I too use NetworkManager on a Arch Linux 64-bit system, but I have the
wait-online service service disabled since I do not have any processes
that need it.  Could you post the status of all your NetworkManager
systemd services?  You can run the following command:

  systemctl list-unit-files | grep -i network

However, when I got to the part about NetworkManager-wait-online, I
encountered these issues:

Thoughts on how to fix this problem?  Or, if you know of a better
tutorial/guide, I'd love to hear about it.



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