knetworkmanager-network manager issues

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Thu Feb 14 07:01:46 UTC 2008

Michael W. Holdeman wrote:
> On Wednesday 13 February 2008 11:12:04 O. Sinclair wrote:
>> Michael W. Holdeman wrote:
>>> My laptop connects at several different wireless points in several
>>> offices, hence the need for a laptop I guess.
>>> Problems are this one location now requires a static IP for both the
>>> wired and or wireless, 3 others are dhcp.
>>> How can I get k/networkmanager to work nicely with this situation. I am
>>> happy with it with the dhcp wireless, works slick but when I set up a
>>> manual (static) setting then it no longer works properly for new networks
>>> with dhcp.
>> I dont know if you can but I use WICD at to sort
>> out this and similar problems with wired networks with different
>> settings. It replaces (k)networkmanager in other words.
>> Sinclair
> Thanks,
> WICD seems to be working well now. Now let me ask you how I could generate a 
> script that would execute after connecting to a couple of nets that would 
> transparently change my proxy settings from direct connect to using a proxy 
> for all my browsers, (konqueror, konq4, and firefox) when attaching to 
> certian nets?

You are now well beyond my knowledge of using Wicd so I suggest you try 
the user forums. Normally a reply shows up within hours if anyone knows 
the answer to your query.


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