Re: Network Manager in Debian and modem with non-standard init strings
On Thu, 03 Nov 2011 10:25:34 +0100, Wojtek Zabolotny wrote:
>> You mean that Empathy cannot recognize there is a network connection
>> in place when you use wvdial? :-?
>> That sounds to me like a very big limitation or even a bug... let me
>> do a quick search.
> Yes, I think so too, however similar behaviour presents also the
> evolution - when started only with a connection established via pon, it
> starts in the off-line mode, promissing to go on-line as soon as network
> connection is set up.
But you can manually put it in on-line mode again, right? :-?
>> Ah... look:
>> Empathy for WVDIAL users
>> Maybe that workaround also works for you :-)
> Well, unfortunately I have no use_conn checkbox in gconf-editor for
> empathy. All I have is:
> import_asked - checkbox
> accounts - submenu
> contacts - submenu
> conversation - submenu
> ui - sumbenu
> In no one of the listed submenu exists use_conn :-(.
That's weird because that's a setting documented by GNOME:
How to connect when not using NetworkManager?
Check your version of Empathy and try with the suggested command.