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AUR (en) - netcfg

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Package Details: netcfg 3.2-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/netcfg.git (read-only)
Package Base: netcfg
Description: Network configuration and profile scripts
Upstream URL: https://github.com/GNU-Pony/netcfg/
Licenses: BSD
Groups: base
Conflicts: netctl
Submitter: maandree
Maintainer: maandree
Last Packager: maandree
Votes: 12
Popularity: 0.629010
First Submitted: 2013-07-17 21:28
Last Updated: 2015-07-07 20:01

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Latest Comments

dreieck commented on 2016-02-28 17:00

Note: I re-worked the PKGBUILD, and I fixed a bug with wifi-menu with a newer version of wpa-supplicant, and some other small bugfixes. Find it there:


(n.b. -- while doing so I created a "-git"-version of the package, and uploaded it as 'netcfg-git' to the AUR.)

dreieck commented on 2016-02-28 14:16

Version 4.0 is out: If you download the latest git source (and not a fixed vesion as done here), there is a newer version (according to "CHANGELOG").

dreieck commented on 2016-02-04 16:17

There are updates needed for netcfg, especially the wireless-part (wifi-menu):

* wpa_supplicant seems to have changed that the output "Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant" now is printed to stdout and not anymore stderr. That breaks the whole thing (only visible symptom is that wifi-menu exists with ":: Aborted" when there is not already a wifi-connection).

Solution: In the file


in the function



> /dev/stderr

after the invocation of wpa_supplicant.

Also, remove the /usr/lib/network/hooks/initscripts file, since the files sourced therein are not there anymore.

maandree commented on 2013-08-06 14:19

Many of the reported bugs in netcfg have to do with wireless connections. Sinces I do not have wireless connection is would be grate if contributers focues on that; but of cause any contributions are gratefully accepted.