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Re: Back to technical discussion? Yes! (was: network-manager as default? No!)

On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 01:57:10PM -0500, Romain Beauxis wrote:
> 2011/4/4 Stanislav Maslovski <stanislav.maslovski@gmail.com>:
> >> I am not happy that network manager bypasses ifconfig to do this; I
> >> would have much preferred a daemon that could properly integrate with
> >> the existing infrastructure we had.
> >
> > Exactly. There is ifplugd that implements some of the functionality
> > that is required to support dynamically appearing and disappearing
> > connections. It is a simple daemon that calls ifupdown when needed, so
> > that the old and good way of network configuration is respected.
> wicd has the same functionalities than network-manager and is
> compatible with ifconfig and the like.

I considered using wicd some time ago, but gave up after reading
information from its FAQ:



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