connman plugin needed(Was: XFCE-counterpart of KDE-Networkmanager)

Auke Kok sofar at
Fri Aug 6 06:12:40 CEST 2010

On 08/05/10 02:06, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> On Thu, 5 Aug 2010 08:51:35 +0200
> Mike Massonnet<mmassonnet at>  wrote:
>> I'm also wondering why nobody wouldn't write a client for connman now.
>> One can always look at carrick, although I fail to find the git
>> repository, to get an idea of a well-done client.
>> I have other stupid questions, but that's it for now. First I'll have
>> to build it (currently I'm using network manager, and I'm very happy
>> with it, so I'm not interested into a wannabe-connman-client project,
>> but I certainly do _like_ the idea). If something takes a nice turn,
>> I'll let it know.
> Sorry for repeating myself.
> What about bringing to a stable state Brian's Airconfig [1][2], inspired
> from the MacOS X AirPort menu and intended to be based on
> NetworkManager? This would avoid writing a client from scratch.

I personally feel strongly about connman being the right approach and it 
certainly requirement and design wise fits perfectly in Xfce. I can't 
see why anyone would want to do a UI for networkmanager anymore either...


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