[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#629913: network-manager: nmcli or nm-applet cannot connect to wifi network without instaling gdm and dependencies

Fabien Wernli reportbug at faxm0dem.org
Thu Jun 9 14:43:07 UTC 2011

Package: network-manager
Severity: normal

nmcli and nm-applet fail to connect to listed wifi network with the
following message:
No user settings service available
I am using wdm and xfce.
Installing package gdm3 solves the problem, but also installs many
at-spi{u} gdm3 gnome-power-manager{u} gnome-session-bin{u} gnome-settings-daemon{u}
hwdata{u} libart-2.0-2{u} libatspi1.0-0{u} libbonobo2-0{u} libbonobo2-common{u}
libbonoboui2-0{u} libbonoboui2-common{u} libgail-common{u} libgnome-desktop-2-17{u}
libgnome2-0{u} libgnome2-common{u} libgnomecanvas2-0{u} libgnomecanvas2-common{u}
libgnomekbd-common{u} libgnomekbd4{u} libpanel-applet2-0{u} libpolkit-gtk-1-0{u}
xserver-xephyr{u} zenity{u}

I didn't drill down to find which among these deps _should_ be added to network-manager deps,
but I guess it's gnome-settings-daemon.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.39-1-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.utf8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.utf8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages network-manager depends on:
ii  adduser                      3.112+nmu2  add and remove users and groups
ii  dbus                         1.4.10-2    simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  isc-dhcp-client              4.1.1-P1-17 ISC DHCP client
ii  libc6                        2.13-5      Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libdbus-1-3                  1.4.10-2    simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2             0.94-2      simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libgcrypt11                  1.4.6-5     LGPL Crypto library - runtime libr
ii  libglib2.0-0                 2.28.6-1    The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnutls26                  2.10.5-1+b1 the GNU TLS library - runtime libr
ii  libgudev-1.0-0               170-1       GObject-based wrapper library for 
ii  libnl1                       1.1-6       library for dealing with netlink s
ii  libnm-glib2           network management framework (GLib
ii  libnm-util1           network management framework (shar
ii  libpolkit-gobject-1-0        0.101-4     PolicyKit Authorization API
ii  libuuid1                     2.17.2-9.1  Universally Unique ID library
ii  lsb-base                     3.2-27      Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip
ii  udev                         170-1       /dev/ and hotplug management daemo
ii  wpasupplicant                0.7.3-3     client support for WPA and WPA2 (I

Versions of packages network-manager recommends:
ii  dnsmas 2.57-1                            A small caching DNS proxy and DHCP
ii  iptabl 1.4.10-1                          administration tools for packet fi
ii  modemm 0.4+git.20110429t103114.863dbca-1 D-Bus service for managing modems
ii  policy 0.101-4                           framework for managing administrat
ii  ppp    2.4.5-5                           Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) - da

Versions of packages network-manager suggests:
ii  avahi-autoipd                 0.6.30-3   Avahi IPv4LL network address confi

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