regarding network manager

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Dec 18 17:12:52 UTC 2008

On 12/18/2008 08:28 AM, 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.

As it should. The util is: nm-connection-editor
And if you do a 'locate nm-connection-editor' you find that it is no
longer there.

It is part of the network-manager-gnome package:
> 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.

Install wicd; you can then use a gui to configure both wired and
wireless. It's included in Jaunty:
but for Hardy & Intrepid use:

For Intrepid, just change the sources.list to:

deb intrepid extras

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