how to transfer NM settings between computers

Brendan Jones at
Fri Apr 1 13:50:49 UTC 2011

On 04/01/2011 11:06 PM, Genes MailLists wrote:
 >    Does anyone know how to save all the networks settings stored via NM
 > applet - wired, wifi and vpn.
 >    Ideal would be in text file format - which I can transfer to a
 > different computer and import back into its NM applet. Or copy to the
 > appropriate place to be read by nm/nm-applet.
 >     Thanks!
 >    gene/

You could investigate

gconftool-2 --dump /system/networking/connections > conns.xml


gconftool-2 --load conns.xml

However this will *not* work for F15. I'm not sure exactly where they're 
being managed in dconf or otherwise for F15.


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