Multiple network monitor applets
lproven at gmail.com
Fri Nov 2 00:12:46 UTC 2007
On 11/1/07, NoOp <glgxg at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> On 11/01/2007 09:35 AM, David Vincent wrote:
> > Liam Proven wrote:
> >> What's the point of having 2? It seems redundant...
> > by default you are looking at "Network Manager" which won't look like
> > much to you unless you have a wireless network. the other applet is a
> > little gnome thingy to give you pretty lights when you have network
> > activity. that one is nic specific so if you have multiple network
> > cards you will need to add it more than once to your panel and then
> > configure it for each interface.
> > network manager does not blink or do anything to show you you have
> > network activity - it changes from the little icon you are used to to a
> > wireless lan strength meter depending on which network you are actively
> > connected to.
> > google network manager for more info on it. on my desktop machines i
> > disable it and add the gnome applet to get my pretty lights. :)
Ah, great stuff! Thanks for that!
Still seems a little redundant to me. Don't they do much the same sort
of thing? Could they not be rolled into one?
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