wireless on 9.04
raseelbhagat at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 12:37:36 UTC 2009
On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Oliver Grawert wrote:
> > hi,
> > Am Mittwoch, den 09.09.2009, 06:00 -0600 schrieb Karl F. Larsen:
> >> My question to the group is this: Is anyone using wireless Internet
> >> still using network manager on 9.04? If so are you using the key-ring
> >> password like I did?
> > yes, millions of people ...
> > the trick is to give your login password or no password at all when
> > gnome-keyring asks you and gnome-keyring will never ever bother you
> > again ...
> > there is surely a bug open about it somewhere, the installer is supposed
> > to just use your login password by default and seed it into the keyring
> > in 9.10, it was largely discussed at last UDS and in the ubuntu-devel
> > mailing list.
> > ciao
> > oli
> Hi oli, well it is still a problem with 9.10 alfa3 and I have a bug
> this in and working. I have never tried to do it with no password. But
> that is a bug too. It asks you to give it a password.
> Why is the gnome-keyring even there? It IS worthless. Can it be
> in 9.10?
Having the gnome-keyring manager is bad enough, but for someone who has to
do connect to various Wifi networks throughout the day (sometimes for
testing), the NM is not a great tool.
Wicd is definitely better.
However, Wicd does not have support for configuring VPN et al., so I'm stuck
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