My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Mon May 30 05:40:05 UTC 2011

On Sat, 2011-05-28 at 22:09 +0300, Pasha R wrote:
> On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 8:44 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at> wrote:
> > On Sat, 2011-05-14 at 09:47 +0600, Angel wrote:
> >
> >> If you click the network icon of the panel then Network Settings, that
> >> ´s the different thing (dumbed down to absolute worthlessness).
> >
> > yeah - it's so worthless you can only connect to a typical wired or
> > wireless network configuration, y'know, like probably 80-90% of all
> > network connections ever. I do wish people would be less absurdly
> > extremist about everything. 'It doesn't yet cover my particular use
> > case' is not the same thing as 'worthless'.
> Well, unfortunately, my internet provider (and all other internet
> providers in my country) require me to use PPPoE to connect to
> internet. And, for some unknown reason (probably something like "I
> don't need it, so no one else does, too" logic) current "network
> setting" application does not allow me to configure such connection.
> So, yes, I can't configure my internet connection with it, which
> means, it is worthless.

For your case, yes. 'Absolute worthlessness' implies it is of no use to
anyone, which is not the case.

The reason some functions are not yet implemented in the GNOME 3 NM
interface is simply that the developers did not have time to finish them
off yet. No conspiracy theory needed.
Adam Williamson
Fedora QA Community Monkey
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