Thursday, April 18, 2019

Simple Albert laucher plugin for managing VPN's

For some reasons now switched to Linux laptop from Macbook. And as an amazing replacement for Alfred launcher found Albert.
It also have a powerful plugin system and simple workflows could be created really fast.
One of workflows I used to in Alfred is switch VPN's on/off directly from Alfred's interface. As it's all opensource, answer is quite simple - if you need something, write it.
So, as a small task during sickness wrote a plugin for toggling VPN's state, that are managed through NetworkManager.

Looks like this:

Code is simple and published here