Gnome network tools - Devices

Eric Feliksik milouny at gmx.net
Wed Dec 1 03:47:21 CST 2004


Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Eric Feliksik">
> 
>>I like the gnome "network devices" thing ("applications/system
>>tools/network tools", tab "devices". However the first thing that can be
>>seen in the dropdown menu is the loopback interface. I think a loopback
>>interface is a bit of a weird thing and more people will want to use the
>>"Ethernet Interface".
>>
>>I think it should be the first thing to see.
>>
>>This is such a tiny little thing to be whining about that I'm not going to
>>defend the proposal if there is only the slightest reason te keep the
>>program the way it is.
> 
> 
> It should probably show the default route interface by default. This is a
> good bug for upstream - see if it's not already in bugzilla.gnome.org. You
> could send a patch. :-)
> 
> - Jeff
> 

I'm not into C, so i'm afraid patching will not be an easy option - I'll 
contact the gnome people. Thanks.




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