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Re: How to disable dhclient to control the interfaces with NetworkManager?




On Thu, Mar 09, 2017 at 04:44:34PM +0330, Farhad Mohammadi Majd wrote:
> Hello, I did install Debian GNU/Linux v8.7 through NetInstall option,
> during installation I did not select any Desktop Environment for install
> on system, only `standard utilities', after finish the installation, I
> did use `aptitude' to install xorg, gnome-shell, gnome-session and some
> parts of GNOME without recomended packages.
> 
> Now anytime on system booting, dhclient automatically connects the
> interface to network and I just know to use `ifdown' by root user to
> turn off the interface.
> 
> I want to disable dhclient to control the interface with NetworkManager
> by regular user.
> 
> How is this possible?

Edit /etc/network/interfaces and comment out the lines corresponding to
your network interface, e.g. 'auto eth0', 'iface eth0 inet dhcp', etc.
then restart NetworkManager (systemctl restart NetworkManager.service)

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Jonathan Dowland
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