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Re: A question about NetworkManager



On Mon, Mar 27, 2006 at 12:48:54AM +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> akonstam trinity edu wrote:
> 
> >> I tried system-config-network to setup my WiFi system,
> >> and it seemed as useless as before in FC4.
> >> It listed my WiFi card as eth0,
> >> but did not allow me to edit any of the settings,
> >> or to "Activate" the connection.
> >> 
> > neat is the same as system-config-network and it worked to allow me to
> > configure and activate my wireless card at home.
> 
> How exactly did you configure it?
> Did you add a new profile?
> When I ran system-config-network I was told I could not alter
> the default profile.
> 
I want to answer the above questions correctly. I am going to take my
laptop to school today and configure the wireless there. I am a little
vague about what I did at home but I got it to work. Once I try it at
school maybe I can give you more cogent answers. At least I will try.

> > The activation can also be done by the Network Monitor applet.
> 
> What exactly do you mean by the Network Monitor applet?
> I see the following items in my Fedora menu:
> 
>         System=>Network Device Control
>         Internet=>Network Folder Wizard
>         Administration=>Network Configuration
> 
> I tried all of these but had no success with any of them.
> 
> What _precisely_ did you do?
> Ie what commands did you give,
> or which icons did you click?
Right click on the panel. Choose Add to Panel. One of the options will
be to add Network Monitor to the Panel.
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Aaron Konstam
Computer Science
Trinity University
telephone: (210)-999-7484


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