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Re: Windowmaker and NetworkManager



2009/1/28 Steve <steve lonetwin net>:
> Hi Suvayu,
>
>  On Wed 28/01/09  3:51 PM , suvayu ali fatkasuvayu+linux gmail com sent:
>> Hi,
>>
>> How do I manage my networks when I am using windowmaker as my desktop
>> manager? I can connect to my wifi network using NM on Gnome, but in
>> wmaker, I don't have any Internet connection. I tried running
>> NetworkManager from terminal, but that didn't help. Any ideas?
>
> I use 'docker'[1]. This tool has been the sole reason i switched back to using WindowMaker after having to compromise on using Gnome with all it's bells and  whistles, for a long time.
>
> After starting docker (and docking the app), you can start off any of the gnome-panel applets and they will appear in docker.
>
> I prefer starting off:
> pidgin -n
> gnome-power-manager
> network-manager
> If you are a regular user of WindowMaker, you might already know about the file ~/GNUstep/Library/WindowMaker/autostart, where you can start up network-manager on login.
>
> (note, i am not on my laptop right now, so can't confirm the exact commandline, if you have trouble, please let me know and I'll send you my configs when I can)

Thanks for such a prompt reply!

I am trying out WindowMaker as Gnome started to feel more cumbersome
to use with all its "features". I will try that out and report back
how it goes for me.

>
> HTH
> - steve

-- 
Suvayu

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