I've been scratching my head with this one:

After an update to network-manager and its components on my Linux Mint desktop, ethernet stopped working.

It shows, the MAC address is there, but it just has this X through it and that's that. I tried several things for the last few days.

some more details here:

Anyone has experience with this and can help?


Have you tried going underneath NetworkManager and statically assigning an IP address?


Take NetworkManager out of the equation and see if you can just IP your interface directly with whatever interface Mint is using. I think it's netplan now, something like this article I found:


If not netplan, perhaps `ip` directly, a la:



@speskk hmm. I see, so I can set up my own setting and shut off network manager altogether. I will try to play with that.

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