testers needed for plasma-widget-networkmanagement

Roman Shtylman shtylman at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 02:08:56 GMT 2010

I had to unlock widgets before I could even tick network management.

Then after I unlocked... ticking it didn't do anything. When I hit ok
and open the dialog to see if it was ticked... it wasn't.


On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 8:25 PM, David Wondelry ~DarkwingDuck~
<ubuntu at darkwingduck.org> wrote:
> 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.
> DW
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