Re: Problem with NetworkManager, Ubuntu 6.10

On Thu, 2006-12-21 at 15:08 -0800, Ruland, Robert E. wrote:
> I am a newbie to Linux and obviously need some basic advice. I just
> installed Edgy Eft on an IBM T40p replacing XP. I can connect manually
> to open wireless networks, i.e. I need to type in the SSID. Synaptic
> tells me that Network Manager Gnome is installed but its icon doesn't
> show. What do I need to do to get NM going? My goal is to make WPA
> work.

Go to System -> Preferences -> Sessions, click on the "Startup Programs"
tab and Add "nm-applet --sm-disable".   Then, if you don't want to
logout/login, open a console and run that command for the current


-Jim P.

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