[conspire] (forw) Re: [ILUG] SLED10 review, hmmm, wireless lan so easy>?

Rick Moen rick at linuxmafia.com
Mon Jun 19 11:31:44 PDT 2006

Quoting Don Marti (dmarti at zgp.org):

> He's probably looking at NetworkManager, which pops
> up from the GNOME or KDE panel without identifying
> itself.
> http://www.gnome.org/projects/NetworkManager/

That was my guess.  I attempt to keep track of wireless
network-management apps in my knowledgebase, here:  "Wireless" on 
http://linuxmafia.com/kb/Hardware/  (The page is a bit in flux, and I
need to catch up on new items on Jean Tourrilhes's page, linked at the

> It's a System Tray client, so can run under GNOME, KDE, or Xfce.
> http://standards.freedesktop.org/systemtray-spec/systemtray-spec-0.2.html
> (I don't know what it looks like under Xfce)

I'm a little more likely to see it using wmsystray
(http://kai.vm.bytemark.co.uk/~arashi/wmsystray/) under Window Maker --
but we'll see.  I used the Xubuntu Alternate CD for installation
purposes partly because I wanted to see how Xfce4 does on an old 128MB
RAM 700MHz G3 (not bad), but I'll _probably_ cut over to Window Maker 
as usual.  (I might change my mind if Xfce4 grows on me.)

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