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Re: NetworkManager user agent

From: Robert Locke <lists_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Oct 04 2011 - 20:09:45 GMT
To: users@lists.fedoraproject.org

On Tue, 2011-10-04 at 01:01 -0400, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> When selecting a previously unknown wireless network, I am not getting
> prompted for the password. NetworkManager just complains in
> /var/log/messages that "Access point {name} has security, but secrets are
> required", then gives up.
>
> I figured out that I can launch nm-connection-editor, and find my way to an
> obscure dialog where I can enter the wireless password, but this seems
> wrong. As I recall, selecting an previously unknown network from nm-applet,
> should result in me being automatically prompted for the password, directly.
>
> Some googling found this:
>
> http://projects.gnome.org/NetworkManager/developers/migrating-to-09/ref-migrating.html#id565872
>
> So, which package contains the user agent that prompts for wireless password?
>

For me, downloading the packages from the following fixed the problem:

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/NetworkManager-0.9.1.90-3.git20110927.fc15

Not sure if it has hit updates-testing yet....

--Rob

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