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Re: [opensuse] Network Manager??? (WiFi problem)
  • From: "J. Scott Thayer M.D." <docscott@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 7 Jan 2007 15:39:40 -0500
  • Message-id: <200701071539.40453.docscott@xxxxxxx>
On Sunday 07 January 2007 15:27, Anders Johansson wrote:
> 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)

What I found was that if I opened 'options' by right clicking on
KNetworkManager I could select 'Switch to offline mode' and then 'Switch to
online mode' and it would bring up the connection.

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