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Re: I upgraded to F12 and I can only run a console session. Help ! (wifii administration from a console ?)



On Sun, 2009-12-13 at 13:48 +0100, Julian Aloofi wrote:
> > I think i could rectify the situation if I ran yum update but I don't have a
> > wifi connection from the console session. How does one administer a wifi
> > connection from the command line in F12 ?  I know my SSID, etc,  but how do
> > I set it from the command line ?
> 
> If you have it installed by any chance, cnetworkmanager does a great job for 
> this. If not, you could just "yumdownloader cnetworkmanager" on another 
> machine and copy the RPM over with an USB stick and install it, all 
> dependencies should be met when you installed a normal desktop system.

Excellent. I wish I known about this earlier. The idea that a
fundamental component of the system should be controlled primarily via a
GUI has always bothered me. It's just not the Unix Way (tm).

poc


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