Debian Configuration :: Network Manager - Can't Make Changes

Nov 28, 2015

It seems that my network manager may be running in root mode...

For instance in network connections, edit and delete are greyed out. if i click add, i am unable to enter any details. if i run nm-connection-editor as root i am able to make changes.

How can i set it that the normal user can make changes? [managed is set to true in the conf file]

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Code: Select allJul 19 20:01:57 debian NetworkManager[6705]: <info>  (wlan0): Activation: starting connection 'Affenbande'
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