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Re: Replace F9 Network Manager with old network initializer



On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 07:09:48PM +1030, Tim wrote:
> On Sun, 2008-10-26 at 02:03 -0400, Dave Feustel wrote:
> > I just got the openSUSE 11 Bible and looked immediately for info on
> > NetworkManager, which I found on page 440. There is stated that NM is
> > primarily for wireless, while traditional network configuration should
> > be used for wired networks. Since I have a wired system, NM is
> > probably not right for me.
> 
> You don't have to.  If your network is working fine, using it, then you
> may as well keep on using it.  It's key feature isn't really just
> wireless, but in handling using different networks (allegedly)
> painlessly.

The network initialization stopped working on its own some time ago.
I have to start it manually now and both Firefox and Liferea come up in
off-line mode. My network is and will remain wireless, so I want to go
back to no NetworkManager.
 
> e.g. Now you plug into your home LAN, later you plug into someone else's
> LAN, and you might use wireless, later on.  With all that you have to do
> is just plug in, or get close to the wireless, and not have to select or
> reconfigure anything to use the different network.


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