On 11/18/18 1:42 PM, Stephen Morris wrote:
I also created a new user and it behaved similarly but slightly
differently. When I logged in with the new user I made the mistake of
not changing the default so it logged into Gnome, and when Gnome started
Networkmanager had a definition for ethernet and my wifi even though
they had not been explicitly set up, and the wifi definition had the
correct password for my router as the network was connected.
Ethernet is normally automatic, no configuration required.
By default, NetworkManager stores the password in a keys-* file. I've
never tried making a connection not global so I don't know what would
happen in that case. I assume that somewhere along the way with your
KDE tests, the password got stored. When you used Gnome, it would have
the password already.
I logged out of Gnome and logged into KDE, and went into the
networkmanager wifi definition and deliberately set the wifi password to
an incorrect entry from the correct entry that the definition had. The
incorrect entry was not retained and neither was the correct entry
blanked out like in the original issue, or something was overwriting the
incorrect entry with the correct one.
It would seem that something isn't working quite right between KDE and