regarding network manager

Rashkae ubuntu at
Thu Dec 18 16:59:56 UTC 2008

Bart Silverstrim wrote:
> I tried removing network manager with sudo apt-get remove 
> network-manager, and the menu item under system->administration or 
> system->preferences for configuring networking also disappeared.
> This was on a fresh install of 8.10; can anyone confirm that GUI tools 
> for network configuration are totally dependent on network-manager being 
> installed? I removed it because of troubles getting a static network 
> configuration to work.
> -Bart

Bart, I Apologize in advance if this was changed in Itrepid and I led
you down a false trail.   On the other hand, I think removing the
network configuration tool would be a serious step backwards for the distro.

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