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Learning RHEL Networking by Andrew Mallett

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Interacting with the NetworkManager using nmtui

Just as with the GUI profile management within the GNOME control center, we can use the text user interface provided by the nmtui command. This is the traditional blue screen command-line menu provided by the ncurses system. If the command is not available on your system, then it can be installed using yum, as shown in the following command:

$ sudo yum install NetworkManager-tui

Once installed, the NetworkManager menu can be accessed using the following command:

$ sudo nmtui

If you are using PuTTY to connect to your server via SSH, then in order to ensure that the menu border show correctly, you should set the Character set translation option to UTF-8. This can be found in connection settings and ...

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