F20 Beta upgrade issues - network status gone
michael at elehack.net
Thu Nov 14 13:54:37 UTC 2013
On Thu, 14 Nov 2013 07:41:20 -0600
Michael Ekstrand <michael at elehack.net> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:58:27 -0800
> Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-11-13 at 18:44 -0600, Michael Ekstrand wrote:
> > > I just upgraded my laptop from F19 to F20 Beta, using fedup, and
> > > encountered 2 noticeable problems with the upgrade process that
> > > I'm not sure where/how to correctly report:
> > >
> > > - Upon update, nm-applet was gone and my gnome-shell status area
> > > had no network status or control. Installing
> > > network-manager-applet brought it back. I had a working network
> > > status display prior to upgrade.
> > Assuming you have a straightforward wired connection, this is not a
> > bug. See the discussion in
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1005719 starting around
> > comment #13.
> It's a wireless connection; before re-installing
> network-manager-applet, the integrated status menu didn't have
> anything to say about networking, so I couldn't check or make sure I
> was connected to the wireless.
> It seems like this is an issue in packaging somehow, that fedup didn't
> know to install network-manager-applet. Or maybe that fix was not the
> way it's supposed to be fixed - I just did that because I had
> remembered from previous versions of gnome-shell that the network
> controls operated by controlling nm-applet.
I just uninstalled network-manager-applet, restarted my session, and I
do have network controls now.
So it looks like things do work, although I do not know why I did not
have network controls when I first logged in after the upgrade.
Michael Ekstrand — http://elehack.net/
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