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Month: December 2012

Re: [trinity-users] Fedora 17 or TDE bug repport 2++

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 13:08:32 -0600
> Le 14/12/2012 15:47, Patrick Serru a écrit :
>>        Hi All,
>>        I'm french (nobody's perfect), living in Peru and using usually a
>> Spanish keyboard, with a french "writing" system. For historical
>> reasons,
>> the marking of my keyboard is U.S., and this is a chance in the case of
>> this bug, because, at the time of the "login" (with Gnome, see previous
>> post), the system interprets the keyboard as U.S.!
>>        Network configuration does not work. I tried
>> kcmshell [kdeinit] kcm_knetworkconfmodule
>> in a super-user console, but after validation, a dialog asking to wait
>> opened, and the situation was infinitly fixed. Now, I have no network.
>> Hence the question: how does one configure the network from Trinity, a
>> console and / or from Gnome with Fedora? Note that I did not re-boot
>> after
>> this problem, so, I dont know if the network configuration is
>> definitively
>> lost.
> Hello,
> newer distributions such as Fedora use NetworkManager 9.x , which is not
> supported yet by TDE.
> You must use tools outside TDE to configure network. I personnaly use
> "nm-applet" from Gnome,it integrates well in TDE.
> There is also the "system-config-network" utility, from the command line.

I should add that R14 has full support for NetworkManager 9.x+; only
3.5.13.x and below lack the requisite libraries.  We need to look into how
to get R14 out the door soon (i.e. which critical bugs remain?) before
more users start having bad experiences such as this.