[Problem Found] Re: [Feisty] Today's updates (2.6.20-10) killed my nic

Richard Mancusi vrman49 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 15 18:14:44 UTC 2007

On 3/15/07, NoOp <glgxg at mfire.com> wrote:
> I think that "sensible" would be having the ability to remove the
> NetworkManager Applet icon from the taskbar via the standard right-click
> method. As it is now, you can't remove it, can't move it, can't
> uninstall it without also removing it's ubuntu-desktop meta package.
> Doesn't matter that the NM is for wireless networks & you may not have a
> wireless device in your system; it just sits there taking up resources.

You are probably correct that the "right click" method should be available.
However, you don't need to remove ubuntu-destop meta package to
eliminate the NetworkManager Applet.

Simply go into System/Preferences/Sessions and uncheck it.  Logout
and back in and it will be gone.


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