[ALUG] Installation fled to the bowels of /

(Ted Harding) ted.harding at wlandres.net
Wed Feb 23 09:42:41 GMT 2011


On 23-Feb-11 08:24:29, nev young wrote:
> On 22/02/11 22:32, Anthony Anson wrote:
>> Brett Parker wrote:
>>
>>> Just for ease, the package in lenny is called network-manager. A
>>> simple
>>> apt-get install network-manager so be all you need.
>>
>> Found two network-manager files with Gnome Apt: both followed by 'Net'
>> -
>> does this indicate that network-manager is available, but only by
>> downloading it?
>>
> look for "NetworkManager" (case matters)
> 
> find / -name NetworkManager
> 
> it should be in /usr/sbin
> 
> on my system it starts up at start up
>      system -> preferences->startup applications
> 
> and can be started manually with
>      system->preferences->network connections
> 
> but then I use ubuntu (10.04).
> so things might be different.
> -- 
> nev

On Debian (Lenny) I find this under
  System -> Preferences -> Sessions

As a general comment: All of the network management
(case-insensitive) stuff can be found using

  locate -i manager | grep [Nn]etwork

This will list anything with "NetworkManager" and
"network-manager", and anything else that matches.

Ted.

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