Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 429837
NM gnome applet doesn't offer to configure openvpn even though plugin is installed
Last modified: 2009-01-09 02:36:58 EST
Description of problem:
Left click, select vpn connections, configure vpn.
Only choice is vpnc. No openvpn.
But I have:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
I can confirm this bug. Can't add a openvpn connection too.
I forgot to say that i am using Fedora 9 and x86 architecture not Fedora 8 and
x86-64 which the reporter does.
I can confirm this bug on F9, on both x86-64 and i686, on three different
machines. All of them were installed from the corresponding F9 Preview KDE
LiveCD, and then brought up-to-date with yum.
I also tried uninstalling and re-installing every NetworkManager* component,
with reboots in between. Nothing corrected the problem.
I currently have these packages installed on all of the machines showing the
NetworkManager.i386 1:0.7.0-0.9.3.svn3623. installed
NetworkManager-devel.i386 1:0.7.0-0.9.3.svn3623. installed
NetworkManager-glib.i386 1:0.7.0-0.9.3.svn3623. installed
NetworkManager-glib-devel.i386 1:0.7.0-0.9.3.svn3623. installed
NetworkManager-gnome.i386 1:0.7.0-0.9.3.svn3623. installed
NetworkManager-openvpn.i386 1:0.7.0-10.svn3627.fc9 installed
NetworkManager-vpnc.i386 1:0.7.0-0.7.7.svn3627. installed
openvpn.i386 2.1-0.25.rc7.fc9 installed
openvpn-auth-ldap.i386 2.0.3-3.fc9 installed
Somebody just pointed me to BZ#443389, which describes the same symptoms and
proposes a fix. I tried it, and it seems to work for me, so my issue is done.
Neal Becker stated on Fedora Forums that the fix didn't work for him, though, so
I'm not going to close this--I'll let him handle the further resolution of it,
since he's the one still having the problem.
It did work, and the problem is obvious.
*** Bug 443389 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
changing to ASSIGNED. Fedora does not use the RELEASE_PENDING state
Is this still an issue with latest F8 updates (ie svn4022 or later)?
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