On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 4:03 AM, Lars Lindner <lars.lindner@gmail.com> wrote:
On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 2:35 AM, Nicholas Fleisher <nfleisher@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> A quick question that I haven't been able to find an answer to: is it
> possible to disable Liferea's connection to Network Manager for
> determining its online/offline status on startup?  I've got a wireless
> connection that is set up independently of Network Manager (which
> doesn't handle it well), and every time I start Liferea, it starts in
> offline mode, because Network Manager thinks the machine is offline.
> I've seen that there's a compile-configure option called "disable-nm",
> but I'm wondering if it's possible to decouple Liferea from Network
> Manager without recompiling, e.g. thru gconf.  Epiphany, for example,
> has a gconf option called "managed_network" that, when set to false,
> allows you to bypass the Network Manager check.  I haven't been able
> to find any such thing in Liferea's gconf schema.  In the meantime, I
> can use Liferea perfectly well by manually toggling the online/offline
> button after starting up, but this is obviously a little bit annoying.
> (I'm running Liferea 1.4.15 on Debian Lenny, btw)
> Thanks for any response, and for your excellent work!

No. There is no such option to disable the network manager
functionality. There is a DBUS function to externally set
the online state, but I'm not sure if this helps you.


Okay, thanks for the DBUS info.  I'll probably just keep clicking for now.