VSNM Alternatives

    VSNM is described as '- Very Simple Network Manager' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are eight alternatives to VSNM for Linux, Xfce and Mac. The best alternative is wicd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like VSNM are NetworkManager (Free, Open Source), Ethtool (Free, Open Source), Rfkill (Free, Open Source) and iw (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 30, 2017

    1. Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings.
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      It's very durable and simple to use.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ethtool - utility for controlling network drivers and hardware
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      rfkill is a small tool to query the state of the rfkill switches, buttons and subsystem interfaces.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      iw is a new nl80211 based CLI configuration utility for wireless devices. It supports almost all new drivers that have been added to the kernel recently. It allows you to configure and show information about wireless networking.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      wpa_supplicant is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the background and acts as the backend component controlling the wireless connection.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      WvDial (pronounced "Weave Dial") is an easier way to connect to the internet. It completely avoids the need for chat scripts, edits pap-secrets and chap-secrets for you, detects your modem automatically, and chooses a valid init string.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KPPP is used to setup PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) connections. This is most useful for connecting with a cell phone "modem" card these days. It is also use to configure real modem connections.
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