Where's the NetworkManger applet in rawhide?

Christopher Aillon caillon at redhat.com
Tue Jan 10 18:37:24 UTC 2006

On 01/10/2006 11:20 AM, D Canfield wrote:
> Dan Williams wrote:
>> On Mon, 2006-01-09 at 22:18 -0500, D Canfield wrote:
>>> Just out of curiosity... is there any particular reason this 
>>> continues to be something that has to be manually added?  Couldn't 
>>> it be added to Add to Panel menu?   
>> Because it's not a panel applet; it's a Notification Area applet.  If
>> you have session-saving enabled, and you run /usr/bin/nm-applet, the
>> applet will stick around.  If you don't have session saving enabled, you
>> can add it to your "Startup Programs" tab in gnome-session-properties
>> (System->Preferences->More Preferences->Sessions) and it will show up.
> I understand the technical difference... but what's the difference for 
> the end-user?
The user should not have to start it.  Period.  Things should work.  It 
should be there by default.  That is the plan for FC5.

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