Is there a control center?
kubuntu at cfftechnologies.com
Sun Apr 24 17:51:13 UTC 2005
Jose Gomez-Dans wrote:
>On 4/21/05, Avi Schwartz <kubuntu at cfftechnologies.com> wrote:
>>I just installed kubuntu for the first time earlier today and I am
>>wondering if kubuntu has a control center similar to the Mandrake
>>Control Center or SuSE's Yast2 to allow me to configure hardware,
>>networking (more specifically, wireless networking), firewall, etc? I
>>couldn't find anything and ended up configuring my wireless card
>>manually but I wouldn't want to do it every time.
>If you go to KDE's control centre, there are two options: one
>configures the wifi card, and another configures the network (LAN and
>wifi). You can try these.
Unfortunately this does not seem to work for me.
I entered the configuration as Config 1, entered the essid as well as
the hex key as key 1. Then I went to setup networking and tried to
activate my wifi pcmcia card (which is fully supported by Linux, no need
for Windows drivers) but it is a no go. It will not activate the card.
It will show the green V for a second and then switch back to a red X.
Also I find kubuntu lacking in control applets (or rather lack of them)
in general. Too many things are left for the user to configure by
directly modifying the configuration files.
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