plasma-widget-network-manager snapshot up for testing (was: networkmanager plasmoid SRU)
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Thu Apr 30 18:31:25 BST 2009
On Thursday 30 April 2009 18:58:23 you wrote:
> Great news .. it seems to have solved the hidden network bug here!
Incredible; we're definitely moving in the right direction.
> But, the first time I booted it did not show up. I thought it was not
> fixed. But, then the 2nd time I booted, the "kde wallet" prompt popped
> up and it mysteriously showed my hidden network in the wifi list. I now
> have several wifi showing and the autoconnect configuration does not
> connect automatically. I notice (on mouse over) that there is a connect
> / disconnect button to the right of the "WLAN Interface" words. If I
> click on that connect button to the right, it successfully connects to
> the "autoconnect configured" network. So, I can use this to make the
> connection. But, it's just not automatic. I think it should connect
> once I enter the kde wallet password.
> Anyway, since the hidden network is now visible, at least it is an
> improvement over the old version.
> I also have an ethernet connection and it shows up ok.
> I do not see any regressions, so I vote you push this out to
> jaunty-proposed. At least people with hidden network's can have them
We have had reports of a few regressions, that we need to get fixed before we
can try it out in proposed. I have already send them upstream and we're
working to get them fixed. One of them should already have been fixed by
upstream; so I've added a new version to the PPA to get this confirmed. Please
add that version and check that everything still is okay for you.
> Any idea why it didn't work on the first boot??
Could have been some mode-change lost in the communication between the widget
and the network-manager backend. Or pure coincidence; there seem to be a lot
of that around communicating with the network manager.
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