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Fedora 12 Update: NetworkManager-0.7.997-2.git20091214.fc12



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2009-13165
2009-12-16 00:18:12
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Name        : NetworkManager
Product     : Fedora 12
Version     : 0.7.997
Release     : 2.git20091214.fc12
URL         : http://www.gnome.org/projects/NetworkManager/
Summary     : Network connection manager and user applications
Description :
NetworkManager attempts to keep an active network connection available at all
times.  It is intended only for the desktop use-case, and is not intended for
usage on servers.   The point of NetworkManager is to make networking
configuration and setup as painless and automatic as possible.  If using DHCP,
NetworkManager is _intended_ to replace default routes, obtain IP addresses
from a DHCP server, and change nameservers whenever it sees fit.

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Update Information:

This update includes fixes for various crashes, mobile broadband connections and
devices, ifcfg file handling, 802.1x certificates, and system connection
activation.
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ChangeLog:

* Mon Dec 14 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> - 0.7.997-2.git20091214
- core: fix recognition of standalone 802.1x private keys
- applet: clean notification text to ensure it passes libnotify validation
* Mon Dec  7 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> - 0.7.997-1
- core: remove haldaemon from initscript dependencies (rh #542078)
- core: handle PEM certificates without an ending newline (rh #507315)
- core: fix rfkill reporting for ipw2x00 devices
- core: increase PPPoE timeout to 30 seconds
- core: fix re-activating system connections with secrets
- core: fix crash when deleting automatically created wired connections
- core: ensure that a VPN's DNS servers are used when sharing the VPN connection
- ifcfg-rh: support routes files (rh #507307)
- ifcfg-rh: warn when device will be managed due to missing HWADDR (rh #545003)
- ifcfg-rh: interpret DEFROUTE as never-default (rh #528281)
- ifcfg-rh: handle MODE=Auto correctly
- rpm: fix rpmlint errors
- applet: don't crash on various D-Bus and other errors (rh #545011) (rh #542617)
- editor: fix various PolicyKit-related crashes (rh #462944)
- applet+editor: notify user that private keys must be protected
* Fri Nov 13 2009 Dan Williams <dcbw redhat com> - 0.7.996-7.git20091113
- nm: better pidfile handing (rh #517362)
- nm: save WiFi and Networking enabled/disabled states across reboot
- nm: fix crash with missing VPN secrets (rh #532084)
- applet: fix system connection usage from the "Connect to hidden..." dialog
- applet: show Bluetooth connections when no other devices are available (rh #532049)
- applet: don't die when autoconfigured connections can't be made (rh #532680)
- applet: allow system administrators to disable the "Create new wireless network..." menu item
- applet: fix missing username connecting to VPNs the second time
- applet: really fix animation stuttering
- editor: fix IP config widget tooltips
- editor: allow unlisted countries in the mobile broadband wizard (rh #530981)
- ifcfg-rh: ignore .rpmnew files (rh #509621)
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #542078 - NM starting too late due to erroneous hal dependency
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542078
  [ 2 ] Bug #507315 - Incorrectly rejects PEM files with missing trailing newline
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507315
  [ 3 ] Bug #507307 - [enh] support routes in ifcfg files
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=507307
  [ 4 ] Bug #545003 - NetworkManager keeps controlling an interface inspite of NM_MANAGED=no
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=545003
  [ 5 ] Bug #528281 - NM does not completely handle default routing
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=528281
  [ 6 ] Bug #545011 - [applet] crash in find_active_device()
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=545011
  [ 7 ] Bug #542617 - [abrt] crash detected in NetworkManager-gnome-1:0.7.996-6.git20091021.fc12
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=542617
  [ 8 ] Bug #541314 - unable to reconnect to mobile 3G network via Network Manager with previous manual disconnection
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=541314
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update NetworkManager' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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