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Raspberry Pi OS

STEP 1: Open terminal and execute following command:

sudo apt install network-manager network-manager-gnome modemmanager

STEP 2: Uninstall conflict packages by executing following command:

sudo apt purge openresolv dhcpcd5

STEP 3: Update DNS resolving config

If your system is Raspbian 10 or newer, please skip this step.


You can use lsb_release -a to checkout your system version information.

If your system is Raspbian 9, use following command to update DNS resolving config:

sudo ln -sf /lib/systemd/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.conf

STEP 4: Update GUI desktop settings:

Open "Panel Settings" by right clicking the upper panel. In "Panel Applets" remove the "Wireless & Wired Network" item.

STEP 5: Reboot

The network manager applet should appear after a reboot.