[xubuntu-users] Wifi and Other WMs?
cjk at teamcharliesangels.com
Fri Jan 8 21:25:26 UTC 2010
On Fri, 08 Jan 2010 14:45:44 -0500
"J. Anthony Limon" <j at flippo.net> wrote:
> Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> > On Fri, 08 Jan 2010 13:41:37 -0500
> > "J. Anthony Limon" <j at flippo.net> wrote:
> >> Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> >>> On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 08:54:15 -0500
> >>> imag1nary number <imag1narynumber at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> I have installed Xubuntu 9.10 on my notebook. If I run Xmonad, what app should I run through dmenu? In other words, what app does Xubuntu 9.10 use in lieu of something like wicd? And if I do install wicd to use in Xmonad, will that replace whatever app is currently running in Xubuntu? Thanks.
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> >>> I don't know anything about Xmonad, but the app used network management
> >>> is called "network-manager", used with "network-manager-gnome". To
> >>> replace that application, you normally remove those two apps.
> >>> Good luck,
> >> Well, I may call un-needed attention to myself by asking this.. but why
> >> do you care if NetworkManager get replaced? I use Wicd and removed
> >> NetworkManager quite happily..
> >> - J
> > It was asked, so I tried to answer. I may be out of date now, but
> > as far as I recall, wicd and network-manager can not be installed at
> > the same time. One is replaced by the other. That may be automatic, but
> > if not, you manually uninstall one when you install the other.
> You are right, but my question is, is there any particular reason why
> you want/need NetworkManager vs just using wicd? I've been happier with
> wicd sinc I got rid of NetworkManager and plan to remove it on all my
> - J
No reason I know of, but then again, I remove network manager and use
static IP addresses on my machines. Since they are desktop machines, I
don't use either one. However, lets talk about replacing network
manager in xubuntu-devel? Can anyone here give us a reason not to
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