Network Manager and KDE

Derek Broughton news at
Fri Sep 23 17:41:10 UTC 2005

Trey Sizemore wrote:

> On Fri Sep 23, 2005 11:12AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
>> Trey Sizemore wrote:
>> > Can someone tell me how (if it's even possible) to utilize/make changes
>> > to NetworkManager from within KDE?  I can't get it to appear as an
>> > applet in the KDE taskbar or 'invoke' it in any way.  I really don't
>> > use the Gnome desktop.
>> Run "nmapplet" - that's all there is to it.
>> I uninstalled it after a day, though, because on its second or third
>> attempt to figure out what I was connected to it got _everything_ wrong
>> (I had no "lo" interface, I was on a wired connection but it didn't get
>> an IP for eth0 and it _did_ assign a completely bogus IP to the unusable
>> wireless
>> connection).  I'm sure it got that from _some_ configuration information,
>> somewhere, but I can't find any documentation.
> Hmmm...interesting.  Did you try this while using Gnome or KDE?  I
> uninstalled as well because there seemed to be no way to configure
> while in KDE.
KDE - I have no gnome packages except those that were installed as
dependencies of network-manager.  Seems like a bright idea, but unless I
can find some documentation to explain what it's doing, I'll continue to

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