testers needed for plasma-widget-networkmanagement

David Wondelry ~DarkwingDuck~ ubuntu at darkwingduck.org
Tue Mar 9 01:25:53 GMT 2010

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.


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