I’d like to have a set up where my Ethernet card has a static IP set up but my WiFi card doesn’t.
Currently I have a profile for this set up in Network Manager, however on boot up and every time I replug the cable Network Manager chooses the default “auto eth1” profile. I manually have to choose my own profile for the Ethernet card every time. How can I make it default??
I know the workaround would be to use ifup but then I lose the ability to quickly change access points for my WiFi card so that’s not a solution for me.
My Ethernet card is called “eth1”. NetworkManager has a default profile “auto eth1” for it that uses DHCP. When I try to change it, it creats a new profile instead. If I click on the NetworkManager I can then select both profiles:
The problem is that on start up of the computer or when I replug the cable it always chooses “auto eth1”. There seems to be no way to tell it to use “my own” profile. I always have to manually change the profile used by clicking NetworkManager and choosing it there.
What I was saying is that the alternative (ifup) would mean that I lose the ability to handle my WiFi card over NetworkManager, so that’s not a solution for me.