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Re: [opensuse] Network Manager??? (WiFi problem)
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2007 21:27:26 +0100
  • Message-id: <200701072127.26994.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 07 January 2007 21:12, Dennis J. Tuchler wrote:
> My wireless "card" (really an Intel Centron wireless feature) was read
> and installed when I installed my 10.2, SO I tried to connect with a
> wireless router. Firefox reported that it couldn't connect. So, as su,
> I entered ifup eth1, to which I received this reply:
> Network interface is managed from Network Manager
> Network Manager will be advised to set up eth1 but
> it cannot be assured from here.
> There is no "Network Manager" on the Yast2 menus. What is this all
> about? Is there a HowTo or some other material on this problem?

You should have an icon in your systray to control the NetworkManager. If you
right click on it, you should see an option to connect to a wireless network,
where you can enter things like essid and encryption keys (if needed)

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