[Pkg-utopia-maintainers] Bug#629913: Bug#629913: network-manager: nmcli or nm-applet cannot connect to wifi network without instaling gdm and dependencies
biebl at debian.org
Fri Jun 10 14:34:41 UTC 2011
Am 10.06.2011 16:23, schrieb reportbug at faxm0dem.org:
> On Thu, Jun 09, 2011 at 05:32:57PM +0200, Michael Biebl wrote:
>> Am 09.06.2011 16:43, schrieb Fabien Wernli:
>>> Package: network-manager
>>> Version: 0.8.4.0-2
>>> Severity: normal
>>> nmcli and nm-applet fail to connect to listed wifi network with the
>>> following message:
>>> No user settings service available
>> If no user settings service is available, then nmcli will only show the system
>> wide configured connections.
> I'm not sure I understand. In my case, all user-defined networks were
> visible using "nmcli con", but "nmcli con up uuid $uuid" failed with above
> error message.
>> That doesn't mean though, that network-manager should depend on a user session
>> service, e.g. nm-applet (network-manager-gnome) or plasma-widget-networkmanagement.
>> I don't see a but here, so closing.
> Consider the following, non-(nm,gnome,dbus)-developer, humble user point of
> Q: What wifi connection software do you use?
> A: Try NetworkManager, it works out of the box!
> Q: Oh cool. Let me do an aptitude install network-manager.
> w00t! I can see all my ESSIDs
> Bugger, when clicking on any, nothing happens :-/
> I understand nm-applet is part of network-manager-gnome. Should I resubmit
> the bug for that package?
> However, nmcli is part of this package, and I find the error message "No
> user settings service available" not very explicit.
If at all, it is a bug in wdm, not correctly setting your CK session.
Please don't file a bug against network-manager-gnome. I doesn't belong there
Why is it that all of the instruments seeking intelligent life in the
universe are pointed away from Earth?
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