Re: gnome network manager doesn't check dial-up status --> no vpn possible

Roberto Scelzo <robertoscelzo yahoo it> writes:

> On Sat, 2007-07-07 at 17:07 +0530, Ritesh Khadgaray wrote:
>> On Fri, 2007-07-06 at 22:26 +0200, Florian Pressler wrote:
>> > Hi there,
>> > 
>> > I'm trying the gnome network manager for the first time these days,
>> > and so far I can say that things work quite easily and without much
>> > config-hassling.
> [cut]
>> You could use vpnc from commandline as a workaround.
>> > 
> Yes, it's just what I'm doing now...but the very ugly thing is
> that since nm stays in disconnected mode, many apps switch to offline
> mode... so I have to use a package built from the svn which has the
> ability to tell dbus that a connection is available but it isn't
> stable enough...

Is there some dbus command that I can send to manually tell NM or
nm-applet that the connection is up?  I'd rather not futz around
trying to get vpnc to work manually.

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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