Please welcome: NetworkManager 1.20

Another three months have passed since NetworkManager’s 1.18, and 1.20 is now available. What follows is a quick overview of what’s new.

We’re dropping some old cruft

Yes, the line diff compared to the previous major release, NetworkManager 1.18, is negative!

The libnm-glib library, deprecated in favor of libnm since NetworkManager 1.0 release almost five years ago, was dropped. At this point it’s almost certain to have no users.

If you’re developing a program that has anything to do with network configuration, libnm is the way to go. You can also use it from other languages than C via GObject instrospection — just check out our examples.

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