Re: Static ip configuration

On Tue, 2005-11-29 at 22:07 -0700, Haripriya S wrote:
> Will it be a good thing to have a way to invoke the
> distribution-specific tool (system-config-network, 
> YaST, whatever) to configure the network adapters from
> nm-applet? I have used netapplet before and that allows
> it. Also, nm-applet allows "Configure VPN", so why not
> allow "Configure Network Settings" also from nm-applet?

Personally I agree this would be good, but I'd hate to see this being
distribution-specific. Why do we need this to be distribution specific?

Really, all it takes is a dialog like this

  Select adapters to manually configure
                                                         |  Manually
  Network Adapters                                       | Configured
  Wireless Adapter (Cisco Aironet Wireless 802.11b)      |  [X]
  Wired Adapter (82540EP Gigabit Ethernet Controller)    |  [ ]

  [Configure Adapter]                                        [Close]


I don't see this being a lot of work, at least not from an UI point of


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