Michael R. Head burner at
Tue Sep 19 04:12:41 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 21:22 +0200, Soren Hansen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2006 at 09:23:32AM -0500, Aren Olson wrote:
> > It doesn't handle static IPs yet. That's not so much of an issue with
> > wireless, but for wired it is.
> Any good ideas for how to discover if you're on certain network and
> hence should use a static IP? Otherwise you'd have to tell it manually
> and then the plug-your-laptop-in-anywhere-and-everything-works paradigm
> is kind of lost.

Some solutions have been available in Debian/Ubuntu for a long time.
Specifically these two packages:

Personally, I'm glad DHCP has been configured to work everywhere I go,
so network manager works (and works well) for my particular case.

Michael R. Head <burner at>

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