how to get nm-applet back in task-bar / bottom panel - Lubuntu 11.10
kelly at chiefsez.com
Fri Feb 17 07:34:31 UTC 2012
On Thu, 16 Feb 2012 19:38:45 +0530
Icarus Alive <icarus.alive at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 1:02 PM, kelly <kelly at chiefsez.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 16 Feb 2012 10:44:42 +0530
> > Icarus Alive <icarus.alive at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > This is my first mail to the list. I've been using Lubuntu 11.10
> > > for a while now, and have been quite happy with it.
> > >
> > > Recently however, while trying to figure out why the
> > > NetworkManager applet icon never shows (or shows only
> > > intermittently, in some cases), by mistake I removed the applet.
> > > However, now I can't figure out, how to add it back. Without it,
> > > I am unable to use WAN connection using my wireless data-card.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Icarus
> > Hi y'all,
> > This is my mail to the list.
> > Here is a fix for the missing (since at least 2010) nm-applet icon:
> > "[. . .]In the file /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf
> > change 'managed=false' to 'managed=true,' then type in the terminal
> > 'killall nm-system-settings' and reboot [. . .]."
> > The link to this bug is:
> > https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/network-manager/+bug/553115
> Thanks Kelly.
> That definitely helped, although on my setup the config file is:
> However, while the icon is now present before any of the on-demand
> connections are connected, on connecting to such a connection, the
> icon dissapears, and comes back only if I disconnect.
Wow. By chance are you using dhcp or actually assigning IP's
I ask because there is some sort of problem pertaining to eth0 and dhcp
within the /etc/network/interfaces file. Don't really know what the
problem (if real) is as so little information was provided on the
Ya might want to take a look at comment #2 on the bug page for the
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