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Re: Network Manager, Firefox and more on FC10



On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 5:28 PM, Bob Kinney <bc98kinney yahoo com> wrote:
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> --- On Wed, 1/7/09, Craig White <craigwhite azapple com> wrote:
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>> My understanding is that if you install from 'Live
>> CD' or if you choose
>> DHCP for network configuration when installing from DVD,
>> NetworkManager
>> is enabled, otherwise, it is not enabled. That seems to be
>> very
>> reasonable logic from my standpoint but I can see that
>> those who just
>> race/clickthrough the install figuring that they'll fix
>> things after
>> first boot will get some surprises.
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> I know I'm coming in a little late on this thread, but this
> comment caught my eye.
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> The installer (I use the DVD) doesn't seem to offer networking
> setup any more, which I chalked up to the evolution toward NM.
> I thought it was a little too Winduhs-like to assume that the
> user would use DHCP.  I've installed F10 several times now--
> where am I missing network setup?

You're not missing it. The option to set an static ip is just not there.
Maybe if one uses 'linux askmethod' and chooses NFS or some other
network type install it would ask for net info. I've only install from
DVD, but it occurs to me that a NFS install would force you to enter static
ip info.

~af


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