Well... it took an update and a reboot, but I finally see it in the system
tray. Unfortunately for some reason it does not pick up my wireless network
The old one did...but other than that... the interface seems about the same..
has a few rough spots.. but really no worse than before.
On Monday 08 March 2010 09:12:42 pm David Wondelry ~DarkwingDuck~ wrote:
> On 03/08/2010 06:08 PM, Roman Shtylman wrote:
> > I had to unlock widgets before I could even tick network management.
> > Then after I unlocked... ticking it didn't do anything. When I hit ok
> > and open the dialog to see if it was ticked... it wasn't.
> > ~Roman
> > On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 8:25 PM, David Wondelry ~DarkwingDuck~
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> On 03/08/2010 03:14 PM, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> >>> Currently we use the monolithic knetworkmanager. Upstream tells me
> >>> that the plasmoid is now in a better shape than knetworkmanager and
> >>> advises us to switch to it. If we are to switch we should do so
> >>> before Beta 1 next week and with lots of testing. So testers needed
> >>> using the following procedure.
> >>> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kubuntu-ppa/experimental
> >>> apt-get update
> >>> apt-get install plasma-widget-networkmanagement
> >>> apt-get remove network-manager-kde
> >>> killall knetworkmanager
> >>> sleep 3
> >>> qdbus org.kde.kded /kded org.kde.kded.loadModule networkmanagement
> >>> right click on the system tray -> System tray settings -> plasma
> >>> widgets -> tick network management
> >>> You should now be able to use the plasmoid to connect to the network
> >>> and reply to this e-mail telling us how you got on.
> >>> Thanks in advance
> >>> Jonathan
> >> Works great. just ensure that you are not root or use sudo for the
> >> qdbus. It remembered all the settings and auto connected. I have had no
> >> issues. I'll update if any issues come up.
> >> DW
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> Let me further say that I am testing on Lucid Netbook. I don't know if
> the KNR makes a diff but, I don't think it does.
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