[Bug 8180] New: knetwork-conf (Apply changes is not working)

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           Summary: knetwork-conf (Apply changes is not working)
           Product: Ubuntu
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Keywords: kubuntu
          Severity: major
          Priority: P2
         Component: UNKNOWN
        AssignedTo: debzilla at ubuntu.com
        ReportedBy: sean at inwords.co.za
         QAContact: kubuntu-bugs at lists.ubuntu.com

After changes have been made to TCP/IP settings via Knetwork-conf GUI the user
needs to press "Apply" to save changes and apply them to the environment. At
present the changes are not applied to the environment via the GUI. 

On Wednesday 23 March 2005 17:21, Juan wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> Reading the manual I found this at the end:
> Applying Changes
> Changes made via the Network Settings module are not automatically applied
> to the system environment. To apply the changes made, start Konsole and
> execute the following command.
> /etc/init.d/networking restart
> That's definetively NOT true. The changes ARE applied and the network
> restarted when you push the Apply button. If not, then it's a bug in Debian
> support of the network backend (and blame GST people !!! :P ). 
> Try this:
> /ust/share/apps/knetworkconf/backends/network-conf --get > network.xml
> Edit network.xml and change some config value, for example your ip address.
> /ust/share/apps/knetworkconf/backends/network-conf --set < network.xml
> And the change you made should be applied, so running ifconfig immediately
> after should show the new address without needing to restart the network by
> hand, if not, then it's a bug.

On Wednesday 23 March 2005 19:07, Juan wrote:
> Can you test on a Debian Sarge system? to know if it is a kubuntu specific
> or a Debian problem.

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