Re: connecting to wlan on startup

On Thursday, 30. August 2007, Thorben Kröger wrote:
> > I just compiled knetworkmanager from svn, but this doesn't solve my
> > problem. I have
> > StoreKeysUnencrypted=true
> > in knetworkmanagerrc and now the encrypted networks I connect to
> > aren't even listed there, and clicking on the ESSID in the list
> > doesn't open a dialog, but does nothing (I think the bubble flashes
> > briefly, no idea what it is doing). If I open the "Connect to Other
> > Wireless Network" dialog and enter my key and stuff, I can connect
> > to my WLAN

This sounds weird. Please provide output of the NetworkManager for 
reference (either start in non-daemon mode or grep it from your 

> > P.S.: I hope I didn't break anything while trying to install this
> > via Gentoo's portage...

Boy, me too! ;-)

> I'm now using the knetworkmanager svn ebuild from the gentoo xeffects
> overlay, and now everything seems to be working fine, no idea what
> went wrong with my way of installing from svn...

That svn ebuild syncs dbus permission with NetworkManager, so all 
plugdev group users may edit network settings. When you installed from 
svn yourself, you probably didn't edit the config file to reflect that.



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