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Network indicator (SOLVED)
« on: May 04, 2019, 09:16:18 pm »
I travel from time to time and take my netbook (w/P8). How do I show the network indicator on my panel? Sometimes opening a browser will take me to a login page, but sometimes not.
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Re: Network indicator
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2019, 04:28:40 am »
You're going to have to explain that a little better .. there should already be a network-manager panel applet, or do you mean something else ?
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Re: Network indicator
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2019, 10:04:13 am »
There was an applet indicator  on the panel when I installed P8. It seems to have since disappeared.
BTW, when I go to Peppermint Settings > Network > Network Manager and click, nothing opens.

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Re: Network indicator
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2019, 11:43:39 am »
What happens if you open a terminal and run:
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nm-connection-editor?

Are you able to connect to the internet at all on this PC ?
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Re: Network indicator
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2019, 04:02:28 pm »
What happens if you open a terminal and run:
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nm-connection-editor
I was told that I didn't have connection-editor-gnome installed, but it gave instructions how to do so. I installed it, an Voila, my indictor is back!


Are you able to connect to the internet at all on this PC ?

I was, but only to connections that I had used previously. Now I can see all networks in my area. All good now. Thanks!

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Re: Network indicator (SOLVED)
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2019, 04:50:48 pm »
Nice, glad you got it sorted :)
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