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Old 08-28-2012, 12:13 AM
Adam Williamson
Default Request for review: new desktop groups

On 2012-08-23 9:04, Bastien Nocera wrote:

On Thu, 2012-08-23 at 11:03 -0500, Dan Williams wrote:

On Fri, 2012-08-17 at 15:18 -0400, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> As part of
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ReworkPackageGroups, I've
> been working on redoing some of the groups that make up
installation choices
> in anaconda. The idea is to offer a simpler interface, where the
user simply
> selects which environment they want to run in, plus options for

> environment.
> Based on what's in the kickstart file for the Desktop spin, here's
what I

> have for the Desktop:

NetworkManager-gnome is dead, having been replaced by both
network-manager-applet and nm-connection-editor, among others. At

point, the Shell is functional enough that we don't need
network-manager-applet anymore for GNOME desktops. But we still


We'll need it until we can get rid of fallback

As things stand you need it for longer than that. The 'Network' part of
control-center actually runs nm-connection-editor to configure certain
types of connections, like VPNs. See
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=849268 .

Adam Williamson
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