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Re: Persistent WIFI connection

From: Genes MailLists <lists_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Oct 27 2011 - 12:26:39 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/27/2011 12:39 AM, Weydson Lima wrote:
> Hey there,
> I have a portable 4G device which is my main device to connect to the
> Internet. Whenever I return home with my device I have to manually
> connect all my Fedora boxes to my 4G device as they are not able to
> connect automatically. What's the proper way to set my boxes to
> connect automatically when my device is in range? I have already
> checked the setting to connect automatically in the
> gnome-control-center tool, but it doesn't seem to do anything in my
> case.

   I no longer use Gnome - but KDE works perfectly in this case - tho
frankly I'm a little surprised as Gnome certainly used to work fine and
they both use the same underlying NetworkManager.

   You could try KDE just to see if that works - if not then its likely
something deeper than the DE applet.

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