Filed bug, but developers decided not to fix

Gavin McCullagh gmccullagh at
Wed Sep 12 16:01:46 UTC 2007


On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, Jim Kronebusch wrote:

> On Tue, 11 Sep 2007 23:16:48 +0100, Gavin McCullagh wrote
> > Hi,
> > 
> > On Tue, 11 Sep 2007, Gavin McCullagh wrote:
> > 
> > > How and in what version has this fix been implemented?  I notice nm-applet
> > > is running on several of my users' desktops.   Do I need to patch and
> > > rebuild it myself or is a fixed package available?
> > > 
> > >
> > 
> > On reflection, users have the network-manager applet running, but they
> > can't reconfigure things without using sudo so I don't have a problem.
> > 
> > Gavin
> Okay.  The fix will be in Gutsy and the patch to implement is posted at the end of the
> bug report.

Thanks, I built one alright, but on reflection it looked like I didn't need
to install it.

Perhaps there's something different in your situation, but if an ordinary
user on my feisty system tries to reconfigure things via the network
manager, they get prompted for a sudo password (which will only work for

I have a manual network/interfaces setup, but presumably so do you so I'm
puzzled as to why this is an issue for you and not me?  Any ideas?  Have I
missed something and in fact I really do need this?


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