On Sat, Sep 18, 2010 at 9:39 AM, Chris Watkins
> Some thoughts from a non-developer - please forgive any mistakes :-).
> About networking on recent Linux distros with NetworkManager and nm-applet:
> It works! I used to have a lot of trouble with networking, but it seems to
> work and connect extremely well now - sometimes even connecting where
> someone else with a Win or Mac machine has trouble. I assume this is due to
> a better NetworkManager?
> nm-applet uses a lot more RAM than NetworkManager itself. (It's quite easy
> to use though.)
> So, I was thinking about LXNM, which would probably take a lot of work to
> work as well as NetworkManager. Would it be more useful in the medium term
> to develop a lighter interface to NetworkManager, to replace nm-applet? That
> might also be handy for people using certain other window managers, or using
> Openbox without a panel. If it's a non sys-tray app, but which minimizes to
> systray, that could be usable but very flexible.
> NetworkManager now has nmcli, a command line interface (though it seems very
> new - it's in Fedora 13 but doesn't seem to be in Debian Squeeze yet). I
> would guess that that makes developing an alternative nm interface much
> Just a thought :-).
> Chris Watkins
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