[kde-linux] kwifimanager crashed
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Tue Jul 21 18:19:40 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 21 Jul 2009 19:11:18 JD wrote:
> On 07/21/2009 10:49 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Tuesday 21 Jul 2009 18:16:48 JD wrote:
> >> On 07/21/2009 01:06 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> >>> On Tuesday 21 Jul 2009 06:05:02 JD wrote:
> >>>> Well, many distros such as Mandriva, SUSE,
> >>>> OpenSUSE, PLD, ATLinux, RHEL, StartCom, WhiteBox
> >>>> and others include it as part of kdenetwork.
> >>> Can't answer for the rest, but it certainly isn't included on Mandriva
> >>> for KDE4. Yes, there is a KDE3 package.
> >>> Why are you resisting using the supplied widget? I did ask you to try
> >>> it and let us know how it goes.
> >>> Anne
> >> Which supplied widget? Are you referring to something like wicd ?
> >> I recall looking for it and could not find it on any fedora distro.
> > Right-click on the panel - Panel Options> Add Widgets and search for
> > 'network'. You should get the networkmanager widget.
> I have disabled the network manager because it does not invoke
> with the correct arguments - i.e. it completely ignores the settings in
On my netbook I prefer it to ask for the passphrase, which it does.
> Since I disabled it, wpa_supplicant starts correctly and associates with
> the AP.
> Also, I also edited ifcfg-ra0 and set NM_CONTROLLED=no
NM control is best if you roam, though not necessary if you are static.
> I have nothing but angst against the Network Manager.
> Also, the reason why I wanted the kwifimanager is because I wanted to be
> to see the signal level at a glance without having to invoke iwconfig.
The widget gives me a bar chart display. Hovering over it gives the actual
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