User can't run nm-tool on 12.10 system

Chris Green cl at
Sun Jan 13 12:01:17 UTC 2013

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 03:00:06PM -0500, John Hupp wrote:
>    On 1/12/2013 10:27 AM, Chris Green wrote:

>  However it works fine when run as the root user.
>  A further symptom of the same thing (I think) is that the Network Manager applet is
>  non-functional, the icon is there on the panel but it just tells me "Network Manager
>  is not running...".  However Network Manager is running and I do have an internet
>  connection.
>    Did you configure the network using Network Manager or editing
>    /etc/network/interfaces?  If the latter then my experience is that Network
>    Manager won't work right.
It has probably been done by a mix of Network Manager and direct editing
over quite a long time.

If this is the cause do you have any idea how to get back to a
"completely controlled by Network Manager" situation?

Chris Green

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