Bug 1292712 - [network] No way to refresh Wireless network list
[network] No way to refresh Wireless network list
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-12-18 02:20 EST by Abhijeet Kasurde
Modified: 2016-12-20 12:08 EST (History)
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2015-12-18 02:20 EST, Abhijeet Kasurde
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Description Abhijeet Kasurde 2015-12-18 02:20:50 EST
Created attachment 1107023 [details]

Description of problem:

Currently, there is no way to refresh Wireless network list. Please see screenshot.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click 'Select Network' in nm applet
2. Start new Wireless Network

Actual results:
Need to close 'Select Network' Window and restart process of selecting network.

Expected results:
It will be helpful to user if they get additional button 'Refresh' to refresh Wireless network list explicitly.
Comment 1 Jirka Klimes 2015-12-18 03:35:57 EST
NetworkManager daemon itself has a command to rescan available networks. It can be called via D-Bus [1] or nmcli [2].

But you seem to require a 'Refresh' button, which would be part and responsibility of Gnome Shell NM applet.

[1] https://developer.gnome.org/NetworkManager/1.0/spec.html#org.freedesktop.NetworkManager.Device.Wireless.RequestScan
[2] nmcli device wifi rescan
Comment 2 Abhijeet Kasurde 2015-12-18 03:49:29 EST
Yes, I require a additional 'Refresh' button in 'Select Network' window which can call D-Bus/nmcli APIs for me.
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