knetworkmanager : only for wireless ?

Bruno Costacurta pubmb01 at skynet.be
Sun Dec 10 14:13:14 UTC 2006


On Sunday 10 December 2006 12:49, O. Sinclair wrote:
> Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> > On Sunday 10 December 2006 12:11, Luka Renko wrote:
> >> On Sunday 10 December 2006 11:02, Bruno Costacurta wrote:
> >>>>> is knetworkmanager only for wireless interface usage ?
> >>>>> I cannot manage / access my wired network from knetworkmanager.
> >>>
> >>> I'm not getting any information at all about (even when active) wired
> >>> network, all given informations / menus are linked to wireless.
> >>>
> >>> The eth0 interface (wired network) do not use DHCP (I only use static
> >>> address at home).
> >>
> >> Network-manager 0.6.x can only manage DHCP interfaces. If you have
> >> static IP configured on the interface, network-manager will not show it.
> >> Next version (0.7) is supposed to have also support for static IP and I
> >> hope it will be included in Feisty (it is planned for Feb-Mar 2007).
> >>
> >> Regard,
> >> Luka
> >
> > Luka, thanks for clarification.
> > Meantime is there any tools (within KDE ?) to manage all network
> > interfaces ?
> >
> > I'm struggling to find someting complete and useful under (k)ubuntu.
> > My other Linux experience is Fedora where tools under KDE (even
> > based on Gnome) are available. I have the feeling that ubuntu lacks this.
> >
> > Thanks to all.
> > Bye,
> > Bruno
>
> Bruno - what tools are these? If you name them possibly someone can give
> you a repository where they can be loaded from?
>
> Sinclair

Under Fedora, these tools are named system-config-.., ie. 
system-config-network allows you to define interfaces, dhcp or static 
address, start at boot time..etc..

Bruno




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