NetworkManager 1.16 Released with WPA3-Personal and WireGuard VPN Support, More

NetworkManager, the open-source program for providing detection and configuration of networks for Linux-based operating systems has reached a new important milestone, version 1.16.

NetworkManager 1.16 has been released two days after the launch of the GNOME 3.32 desktop environment and promises lots of exciting new features and improvements, starting with support for the new WireGuard protocol implemented in the Linux kernel for creating secure IPv4 and IPv6 VPNs (Virtual Private Networks).

“Unlike other VPN solutions NetworkManager supports, WireGuard tunneling will be entirely handled by the Linux kernel. This has an advantages in terms of performance, and also removes the needs of a VPN plugin,” explained developer Lubomir Rintel in a recent blog… (read more)

from Softpedia News / Linux https://news.softpedia.com/news/networkmanager-1-16-released-with-wpa3-personal-and-wireguard-vpn-support-more-525370.shtml

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