network-manager-applet-0.9.10.0

Introduction to NetworkManager Applet

The NetworkManager Applet provides a tool and a panel applet used to configure wired and wireless network connections through GUI. It's designed for use with any desktop environment that uses GTK+ like Xfce and LXDE.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.6 platform.

Package Information

NetworkManager Applet Dependencies

Required

GTK+-3.14.5, ISO Codes-3.57, libsecret-0.18, libnotify-0.7.6, and NetworkManager-0.9.10.0

Recommended

Required (Runtime)

LXPolkit-0.1.0 or polkit-gnome-0.105

Optional

GNOME Bluetooth, mobile-broadband-provider-info (runtime), and ModemManager

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/network-manager-applet

Installation of NetworkManager Applet

Install NetworkManager Applet by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --sysconfdir=/etc \
            --disable-migration \
            --disable-static &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-migration: This switch disables building of the NetworkManager Applet GConf migration tool which is not necessary for BLFS.

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: nm-applet and nm-connection-editor
Installed Libraries: libnm-gtk.so
Installed Directories: /usr/include/libnm-gtk, /usr/share/libnm-gtk, and /usr/share/nm-applet

Short Descriptions

nm-connection-editor

allows users to view and edit network connection settings.

libnm-gtk.so

contains the NetworkManager GTK+ bindings.

Last updated on 2014-09-19 20:13:19 +0000