Re: [gnome-network] nm-applet in gdm3

On Mon, 2012-10-01 at 22:30 +0200, Stefan Kauerauf wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm searching for a solution to folowing problem for about 10 hours from
> now. Hope anyone here can give me some advice to solve my problem.
> First I want to express what I#m going to try:
> I wont to be able to logon on my Laptops via ldap over Openvpn and Wifi.
> To make a connection to my vpn, and also from an new wifi, I must be able
> to configure and establish networking connections before login. Commandline
> or scripted solutions are not a satisfieing way because of the users of the
> laptops can't manage this.
> So I need the nm-applet icon in gdm to be able to choose system wide
> network connections (or create new in new wifis) and connect to my vpn
> before log in as specific user against ldap (over the vpn connection).
> I'd try to start the nm-applet via copying the .desktop file to the gdm
> autostart directory as shown on several tutorials but it don't work.
> I also figured arround with gconf editor as gdm user but don't find the
> keys described in less tutorials. Now I#m on my end and don't know what to
> do next.
> I thougt it can't be so hard to show up the nm-applet icon in gdm because
> the (e.g.) volume icon works much pretty.
> I am using arch linux 64bit with gnome 3.4 (updated) on all machines.
> Does anyone has a idea what to do?

Hi Stefan,

It seems your question would be more appropriate in the network-manager
mailing list[1].  This mailing list is for gnome-nettool, a tool to
diagnose the network.


Germán Póo-Caamaño

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