Re: Bug#645656: network-manager in Gnome
Laurent Bigonville writes ("Bug#645656: network-manager in Gnome"):
> Well as already said, gnome-core meta-package depends on official core
> GNOME modules, which network-manager is part of. If you don't want to
> install network-manager, don't install gnome-core meta-package.
Is there some other metapackage that can be installed to get a useful
Gnome system but without n-m ?
> About the consequences on applications if NM is not running/installed,
> they should consider that the network is available, if they don't it's
> a bug on their side.
Yes, that much is obvious. So the answer is that there is no harm in
actually removing network-manager.