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Today I noticed that NetworkManager is not storing passwords for WPA2 networks. I enter the password on connecting, but when I go to the Network Connections dialog the password field is blank and I get on the terminal:

** (nm-connection-editor:23985): WARNING **: Invalid setting Wi-Fi Security: Invalid Wi-Fi security

Even as root this happens. In fact, network information is supposed to be in /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections but this directory is empty.

For now I'm using wicd, even though it doesn't see much updating anymore. Any ideas?

I'm running Fedora 18 and the NetworkManager-related packages I have are:

NetworkManager-vpnc-0.9.3.997-3.fc18.x86_64
NetworkManager-glib-0.9.8.1-3.git20130514.fc18.x86_64
NetworkManager-openvpn-0.9.3.997-3.fc18.x86_64
NetworkManager-0.9.8.1-3.git20130514.fc18.x86_64
NetworkManager-pptp-0.9.3.997-3.fc18.x86_64
NetworkManager-openconnect-0.9.7.0-1.git20120918.fc18.x86_64
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Is it an issue with SELinux? forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=288322 –  slm Jun 20 '13 at 11:40
    
I disabled SELinux already, didn't help. –  Renan Jun 20 '13 at 11:41
    
Did you look through the open issues? admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/acls/bugs/NetworkManager –  slm Jun 20 '13 at 11:43
    
You might want to try a newer version of NM from here: admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/search/…, as a last ditch effort if you can't resolve it any other way. –  slm Jun 20 '13 at 12:07
    
I will try it when I get home, then I will update the question. –  Renan Jun 20 '13 at 15:46
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Well, it seems that reinstalling NetworkManager has worked.

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Make sure gnome-keyring is installed.

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