regarding network manager

NoOp glgxg at
Thu Dec 18 17:50:32 UTC 2008

On 12/18/2008 09:34 AM, Rashkae wrote:
> Rashkae wrote:
>> NoOp wrote:
>>> 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.
>> What happened to "network-admin"  That's the GUI utility on my Gutsy and
>> Hardy systems that is network manager independant.
> Let me google that for myself :)
> gnome-network-admin is now in the Universe repository for Intrepid,
> rather than installed be default...
> <Insert generic rant about Ubuntu fixing things that aren't broke until
> they break>

Found that and installed on Intrepid (I have NM uninstalled and wicd
installed instead). I'll be... the old _familiar_
System|Administration|Network GUI is actually there! I've not tried it
yet (beyond opening the GUI after password), Later today I'll unload
wicd and give it a spin just to test. Good find/catch!

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