knetworkmanager doesn't work; Evolution and Firefox start offline ?

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Mon Jul 19 18:36:20 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 12:23 -0600, linux guy wrote:
> I'm running F13, fully up to date. 
> This morning I encountered a number of problems.
> 1) Evolution starts in "Offline" mode, ie it doesn't think there is a
> Network connection and there is now way to put it online.  Thus I
> can't send or receive emails with it.
> 2) Firefox starts in "Offline" mode, but I can set it to being online
> and then it runs normally.
> 3) knetworkmanager won't run.  Nothing happens if I start it from the
> command line.
> Anyone else having similar issues ?
> Any ideas on how to trick Evolution into thinking there is a network
> connection ?

Fix number 3 and the other two will go away. Or use nm-applet instead.
In any case, make sure NM is controlling your interface.


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