[SATLUG] kubuntu netbook wireless problems (in network-manager)

mark mayfield_mark at att.net
Sat Jul 3 17:20:34 CDT 2010


if its enabled even though you disable it they could just as easily
enable it even though the switch is set to off. I think the switch is
just silly.

On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 11:30 -0700, travis+ml-satlug at subspacefield.org
wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 02, 2010 at 07:49:02PM -0500, Othniel Graichen wrote:
> > Sure sounds like you have a Wifi switch on your notebook and you switched it
> > off.
> 
> That sounds plausible, but actually I've got a custom mini-PCI card and
> I know it isn't attached to the switch.
> 
> knetworkmanager is just known to be broken.  There's a couple of ubuntu
> bugs related to it on launchpad.net, but none of the workarounds work for
> me.
> 
> I like the idea of switches, for security - same reason I've seen people with
> flaps taped over their cameras - the security state is clearly visible.
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