On Sun, Aug 19, 2012 at 07:26:46PM +0200, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
Until "recently" all that wasn't a big problem, because one was easily able to simply not install NM, but nowadays more and more packages start to depend on it (of those I know, most notably gnome-core) or at least use it's functionality to determine whether one is online or not.
I don’t use NM, but I have it installed (you mentioned the dependencies). I have a „exit 0” in the init script, so NM won’t be started. I don’t see any problems with other applications (e.g. Pidgin).
So try it, and if it works for you, you can ignore NM. Stephan -- | Stephan Seitz E-Mail: email@example.com | | Public Keys: http://fsing.rootsland.net/~stse/keys.html |
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