[kde-linux] Knetworkmanager replacement?

Thomas Richard thomas9999 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 17 23:45:19 UTC 2009

On Friday 18 December 2009 00:33:15 David J Iannucci wrote:
> So... long story short :-/ I'm a Gentoo user who has felt pressured by
> the removal of 3.5.x from portage to try 4.x (4.3.3 specifically).
> I have a variety of issues with it (which I may post about later). Not
> absolute showstoppers, mostly, but enough to make me start investigating
> LXDE. I haven't actually given up on KDE yet, but...... :-/  Anyway...
> So..... right now perhaps the No. 1 issue for me is the (apparent) lack
> of a convenient applet/widget/plasmoid/whatever for managing my network
> connections.  There's no more knetworkmanager, right?  It had few
> faults, and generally I liked it a lot.  But there doesn't seem to be
> anything to replace it (in portage anyway).  There's knetworkconf, but
> this seems to be a module within the system settings, and doesn't do
> what I need.
> Can someone offer some insight here?  I'm confident that someone will
> say I'm overlooking something obvious, because KDE couldn't POSSIBLY
> have yet to release something as utterly indispensible as a network
> connection manager widget.  Right?!
> Dave
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Hey Dave,

Network management was a pain for a long time in KDE SC 4. We do have a stable 
network manager now though, that got developed by Opensuse dev's. I've got no 
experience with gentoo but you can find all info here:

Thomas Richard

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