Network Configuration. Ubuntu ships with a number of graphical utilities to configure your network devices. This document is geared toward server administrators and will focus on managing your network on the command line. Ethernet Interfaces. Ethernet interfaces are identified by the system using predictable network interface names.
rec: network-manager-gnome network management framework (GNOME frontend) or plasma-widget-networkmanagement Package not available or plasma-nm Plasma5 networkmanager library. rec: network-manager-pptp network management framework (PPTP plugin core) rec: ppp (>= 2.4.6) Download network-manager-gnome_1.8.10-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb for 18.04 LTS from Ubuntu Main repository. Download network-manager-gnome packages for Debian, Mint, Ubuntu Package network-manager-config-connectivity-ubuntu bionic (18.04LTS) (net): NetworkManager configuration to enable connectivity checking 1.10.6-2ubuntu1.1 [ security ]: all
While fiddling a bit with Network Manager on my Ubuntu, I checked it's version with NetworkManager -V and it gave me 1.2.6. From there I decided to look online what the most current versions where, and to my surprise, there have been a lot of others, with the most current being 1.8 if I am not mistaken. So to update it, I tried the following: 1)
On Ubuntu desktop, network manager is the default service that manages network interfaces through the graphical user interface. Therefore, If you want to configure IP addresses via GUI, then the network-manager should be enabled. An Alternative to Ubuntu network manager is systemd-networkd, which is the default backend service in Ubuntu server
network-manager-strongswan package version 1.4.2 is already in debian/ubuntu – Bigon Jan 7 '18 at 10:59 I am on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and it had version 1.3.1 installed: "network-manager-strongswan is already the newest version (1.3.1-1ubuntu1)."
Download network-manager-gnome_1.8.10-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb for 18.04 LTS from Ubuntu Main repository.