Proposal: DNS cache by default for ubuntu-desktop

Mohammed Bassit webceo123 at
Wed Jun 2 14:41:48 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 10:29 -0400, Martin Owens wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 14:41 +0100, Mohammed Bassit wrote:
> > This is already implemented in NetworkManager. I believe dnsmasq-base
> > is
> > included by default in Lucid (in Karmic too I think).
> > You only need to select "Shared to other computers" when edit the IPv4
> > settings of a network connection [1]. 
> Yes that's right, of course the design is rather ghastly at the moment,
> but perhaps with attention the connection sharing could be more useful
> by being discoverable.
> Martin,

Frankly I don't like the NetworkManager UI that much anyway. So yeah I
agree that it needs some love to make certain useful-but-unkown features
more discoverable.


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