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

Liviu Andronic landronimirc at
Sat Aug 7 22:59:28 CEST 2010

On Thu, 05 Aug 2010 21:12:40 -0700
Auke Kok <sofar at> wrote:
> On 08/05/10 02:06, Liviu Andronic wrote:
> > 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...
By looking at the README file [1], airconfig does not seem to depend on
NM, yet. It's as if Brian never got to finalising the NM port. I'm
wondering whether the current code base couldn't eventually be used for
a connman-based client. 


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