testers needed for plasma-widget-networkmanagement
shtylman at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 02:45:48 GMT 2010
Well... it took an update and a reboot, but I finally see it in the system
tray. Unfortunately for some reason it does not pick up my wireless network :(
The old one did...but other than that... the interface seems about the same..
has a few rough spots.. but really no worse than before.
On Monday 08 March 2010 09:12:42 pm David Wondelry ~DarkwingDuck~ wrote:
> On 03/08/2010 06:08 PM, Roman Shtylman wrote:
> > 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.
> > ~Roman
> > 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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> Let me further say that I am testing on Lucid Netbook. I don't know if
> the KNR makes a diff but, I don't think it does.
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