NetworkManager not showing wireless network

Matthew Saltzman mjs at
Fri Feb 29 04:03:38 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-28 at 10:26 -0600, Paul Johnson wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 8, 2008 at 12:00 AM, hirantha <hirantha at> wrote:
> > Dear ALL,
> >
> >  I am having issue with the wireless connections are not showing with the NetworkMananager
> >  (nm-applet). From the hardware level card is detected and everything is fine to me.
> >
> >
> >  I can use wicd with no issue -- it is showing the card and could establish the wireless connection.
> ME TOO!  I have exact same problem. It did not happen until February 1
> or so.  Can manually spot wireless nets (/sbin/iwlist scan) and can
> join them with manual approach, but nm-applet can't.
> Be sure to turn off the "network" service in system-config-services.
> It is not compatible with NetworkManager.  I noticed lately that, even
> though I had turned it off in the past, it somehow got turned on
> again.  So turn it off and restart your PC.
> Still doesn't work for me, though.
> Here's a detail that may matter.  I'm running the ipw3945 network
> driver from  I have never had luck with
> iwl3945--doesn't join many networks.  Will shutdown PC and re-start
> with the iwl3945 driver instead, see if nm-applet works.

Check out  Maybe
that will help?  Works pretty well for me.

> PJ
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Mathematical Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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