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Thread: Networking GUI

  1. #1
    Just burned his ISO
    Join Date
    May 2009

    Default Networking GUI

    I am pretty new to linux and I hope that in the future release that you put in a networking control GUI kinda like the one on the original ubuntu. something that runs /etc/init.d/networking start and allows configuring of each network device and IP so I don't have to /etc/network/interfaces everytime I want to run live boot. I know its pretty noob way of doing things but sometimes I don't have my persistent changes drive with me. It would be nice to have as an option and fast way to setup networking within the GUI.

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    Jan 2010


    The tool you're requesting is already available in BT4 beta. It's called knetworkmanager and is autostarted with your KDE session. Watch out for a gray globe icon in your ksystray. To make it usable you just need to run
    # /etc/init.d/NetworkManager start
    after a few seconds the globe icon will turn green and you're ready to go.

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