Re: applet won't come back / wpa enterprise

On Sun, 2006-07-16 at 14:23 +0200, Karsten Busch wrote:
> Hello together,
> i have a problem with the nm-applet in the gnome-panel. i removed it from
> the panel, to tray wpa_supplicant without interferences from
> network-manager. i did this before too, but this time the applet didn't come
> back after reboot.
> starting it from the console with & nm-applet doesn't work.
> re- installing network-manager doesn't help too, the same is it with a
> complete deinstall and new install after reboot.
> i have ubuntu dapper drake 6.06, pretty fresh installed, no other
> network-managing tools or applet installed.
> the detailed reason, why i had to remove network-manager from the panel: i
> have to connect to a wpa enterprise ap at the university. but
> network-manager doesn't make that, although everything should be adjusted
> perfectly (including a cert-file). so i have to use wpa_supplicant, but it
> only works, if network-manager is down...

Make sure you have a notification area applet added to the panel, and
then do:

/usr/bin/nm-applet --sm-disable &

nm-applet is autolaunched on Gnome via a desktop at
in /usr/share/gnome/autostart/nm-applet.desktop


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