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"G. " 10-28-2011 09:12 PM

network manager icon disappeared SOLVED (but why?)
 
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 10:21 PM, G. <pegngaryubuntu@gmail.com> wrote:
> snip
>
>> Gary
>> In fact, it isn't running. If it were, you'd see that 'color' line, plus one
>> above it like* -
>> jack 10187 0.0 0.4 481148 pts/0 Sl 09:08 0:08 nm-applet --sm-disable
>> jack 10938 0.0 0.0 9132 ** pts/0 S+ 13:37 0:00 grep --color=auto nm-applet
>>
>> The first one is an active process running nm-applet; the second is an
>> active process running grep (looking for nm-applet)...
>>
>> The other text you're seeing is telling you that it isn't installed and
>> offering a suggestion to "try sudo apt-get install <selected package>",
>> which decomposes to -
>> sudo (execute a command as an admin)
>> apt-get (repository command)
>> install (argument to install a package)
>> <selected package> - one of either network-manager-gnome or
>> mythbuntu-diskless-client - In this case you'll probably want
>> network-manager-gnome.
>>
>> hth
>>
>> Jack
>
> Jack I ran sudo apt-get install network-manager-gnome
>
> I see no network icon still.
>
> I ran ps aux|grep nm-applet
> gary * * *4770 *0.0 *0.0 * 5660 * 804 pts/0 * *S+ * 22:14 * 0:00 grep
> --color=auto nm-applet
>
> Does not appear to be running still.
> This is the previous one.
>
> gary * * 12569 *0.0 *0.0 * 5660 * 800 pts/0 * *S+ * 18:13 * 0:00 grep
> --color=auto nm-applet
>
> Should I also try
>

Just as mysteriously as it disappeared, the icon has reappeared.
There was a smallish update just now.

garyk

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