Thanks. I will print this message and follow the directions.
On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 4:59 AM, David Scott <email address hidden>wrote:
> After reading this entire post, and finding nothing useful. The only
> useful posting was the one about updating (searching for the poster,
> crashed my FireFox) so I am not sure if this will help anyone.
> [My System]
> Ubuntu 10.04.3 (server) - updated to generic-pae - running Xubuntu-Desktop
> Linux acer 2.6.32-38-generic-pae #83-Ubuntu SMP Wed Jan 4 12:11:13 UTC
> 2012 i686 GNU/Linux
> The steps I took to fix the problem
> $ sudo su -
> $ aptitude search network
> I looked for all that was installed, and what I thought would be needed
> to maintain the network through apps instead of directly through the
> /etc/network/interfaces file
> I found and installed the below apps
> $ sudo apt-get install network-manager network-config
> network-manager-gnome gnome-network-admin --reinstall
> The gui informed me after this install I needed to reboot, so I rebooted.
> Once I rebooted, the notification icon didn't appear, and FireFox along
> with other applications did start correctly, (ie NOT in "Offline" Mode)
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> [MASTER] [WORKAROUND] "Offline Mode" feature fails to detect proper
> online state for networks that are managed outside of network manager.
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