Network Manager doesn’t work after update


After a recent dist-upgrade on my laptop, Linux mint debian edition, I could no longer connect to any of my VPN connections. After searching on the internet for a while and trying various remedies, the one that worked was running the following from a terminal:


It turns out that nm-applet is no longer loaded by default and is needed by network-manager-gnome. I imagine I could stick that in my .bashrc to get it to load on login.

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