My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Sat May 14 05:57:48 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-05-14 at 01:51 -0400, Genes MailLists wrote:
> On 05/13/2011 11:47 PM, Angel wrote:
> > Go to Activities and then search by the keyword ¨network¨. Now from the
> > search result click Network Connections. This is the old nm-applet of
> > Gnome 2.
> > 
> > If you click the network icon of the panel then Network Settings, that´s
> > the different thing (dumbed down to absolute worthlessness).
> > 
>   Thanks for explaining that ...
>   Though honestly, its a bit hard to  imagine how this adds clarity and
> simplicity ...

It's a *temporary workaround*. the GNOME 3 network configuration tools
are not feature complete yet, so we keep the old one around to cover
things that aren't finished.

>   Perhaps we should remove all configuration tools (users are not smart
> enough to change things anyway, they only mess it up after all) - and
> have just one button labelled

Please don't assume malice where none is intended.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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