A new netstatus applet is developed for lxpanel2 based on libgtop.
To some extent this can provide the required information, in a more portable way.
Lxpanel2 is now in my hard disk and will be pushed to online git repo recently.

On Sun, Feb 19, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Globe Trotter <itsme_410@yahoo.com> wrote:
I think the plugin can serve a useful purpose if we can get an idea of connection speeds, such as is done by conky (which is not a plugin) or to a small extent the xfce plugin. Right now, there is hardly any meaningful indication. So I would like to second Rune's suggestion.

--- On Sat, 2/18/12, u-lxdejvow@aetey.se <u-lxdejvow@aetey.se> wrote:

> From: u-lxdejvow@aetey.se <u-lxdejvow@aetey.se>
> Subject: Re: [Lxde-list] lxpanel: netstat plugin fixes and discussion
> To: "LXDE list" <lxde-list@lists.sourceforge.net>
> Date: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 12:12 PM
> Hello,
>
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2012 at 11:57:12PM +0800, PCMan wrote:
> > Now network manager is already very mature and quite
> usable.
> > Besides, its gnome-applet, despite the name gnome,
> mostly use gtk+ only.
> > So I see no reason to maintain a duplicate.
>
> A general thought,
>
> if the plugin provides a visual feedback of the network
> status, it
> can be useful even for people not running Network Manager
> (like
> myself). Note that the Network Manager is not universally
> the best
> (or suitable) tool, while a visual feedback is nice to
> have.
>
> (guessing that the Network Manager's gnome-applet is not
> usable alone,
> or is it?)
>
> Regards,
> Rune
>
>
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