Re: networkmanager issues (possibly user issues :) )

Em Sunday 04 December 2011, Fabio Coatti escreveu:

> Hi all,

> I've recently upgraded from nm 0.8.4 to 0.9.2 and I'm experiencing

> several issues, that I haven't been able to sort out looking around so

> I'asking for mìsome help/hints here


> environment:

> gentoo, kde 4.7.3,

> networkmanagement 0.8.95


> issues that I'm experiencing:

> - wpa_supplicant.conf file saved with 644 permissions and with

> password in cleartext. Ideally no passwords or anything else should be

> saved in that file, but permissions 644 are a big problem.


That's strange, Plasma NM (networkmanagement-0.8.95 in Gentoo) saves secrets in kwallet by default to workaround this problem. Secrets should not go to wpa_supplicant.conf unless you check "System connection" in the edit dialog.


> - as described here,,

> nm uses his own connection names: in the same situation 0.8.x allowed

> to enter any name for the connection.


Ifnet causes some problems in my Gentoo, so I always disable it.


> - probably a setup problem, even I can't find where to look: nm-applet

> is always started: I'm using kde applet so this is a problem for me.


Check if file /etc/xdg/autostart/nm-applet.desktop exists, if it exists then remove it.


> Any hint about how to search?

> I've some other issues, but having hints for the ones above, maybe I

> will be able to solve also the others by myself :)


> Thanks for any answer.




Lamarque V. Souza

KDE's Network Management maintainer

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