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Bizarre, but now working



On 14/12/09 16:18, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
> On 14/12/09 11:34, n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 wrote:
>> Well folks, I'm completely bewildered! I have the latest updated Fedora
>> 12 on my laptop, but for the life of me I cannot get knetworkmanager to
>> work. All I get is a message saying the network is not managed. I can
>> disable network manager, (stop the daemon), and use the laptop that way,
>> but a working network manager would be preferable.
>>
>> Also Services, (service management), no longer asks for super user
>> password when started from the menu, hence I have to start it from a
>> terminal for it to work properly.
>>
>> Something in the configuration has become badly borked!!! The problem is
>> the same for KDE,(preferred), and Gnome.
>>
>> Anyone out there with any ideas?
>>
>> JB
>>
> Well I have it working of sorts by creating system network
> configurations and using the Gnome network manager applet. This enables
> me to switch between the system configurations. Unfortunately trying to
> create configurations from the applet fails to work.
> 
> It seems that some of the system settings configuration apps need to run
> as a super user to take effect properly. Hopefully these problems will
> be fixed in some updates in a few weeks.
> 
> All said and done, I will not be upgrading my PC to Fedora 12 from 11,
> as my experience with my laptop suggests to me it appears to be always
> close to, if not actually somewhat, flaky in places. Respect to those
> folks maintaining the repositories, but based on my experience the
> testing before release was below par and the results will put folks off
> using Fedora.
> 
> JB
> 
Not sure, but tried setting it up again today, and presto, it's all
working!! To quote Lewis Carroll, curiouser, and curiouser.

JB


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