[xubuntu-users] Update-Manager package error message (WAS: Network Issue)

Jim Campbell jwcampbell at gmail.com
Thu Dec 3 02:32:03 UTC 2009


On Wed, Dec 2, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Mischa Falkenburg <
because_productions at myfairpoint.net> wrote:

> Jim Campbell wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 7:58 PM, Mischa Falkenburg
> > <because_productions at myfairpoint.net
> > <mailto:because_productions at myfairpoint.net>> wrote:
> >
> >
> >     Steve,
> >     Did both tasks, and there were ZERO ERRORS in either case!!!
> >
> >     Now, I'll repeat one of my earlier questions...HOW to get the
> wireless
> >     signal strength bars visible again?
> >
> >     Mischa
> >     p.s. THANKS so much for all your help and patience
> >
> >
> > Mischa, try pressing Alt-F2 (it should bring up the xfrun4 application
> > which allows you to start a program or run a command by entering the
> > program name), and then typing "nm-applet" without the quotes.
> >
> > If you have the network manager application installed, that should
> > launch it in the panel for you.  If it doesn't let us know.
> >
> > Jim
> Hi Jim,
>
> Ran nm-applet and the connected monitors are in the panel...but not the
> signal strength bars.
>
>
If you are connected via a wired-internet connection, the you'll get the
"connected monitors" icon, not the signal strength bars.  The signal
strength bars only appear if you are connected via a wireless internet
connection.

Jim
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