Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446113
nm applet menu is ugly and confused with redundant wireless networks
Last modified: 2008-11-03 16:15:36 EST
Once when NM couldn't find my wireless network (because of driver issues which I
know are already reported in other bugs), I tried doing "connect to other
wireless network" and giving it the name of my network which it was failing to
see. I don't remember if it worked. Anyway, that's not the bug.
The bug is that now I have two entries for my home wireless network in the menu
("netnet" and "Auto netnet", appearing in a submenu of the main "netnet" entry),
1. the submenu indicator pushes the signal strength indicator off to the
left, destroying the pleasing symmetry of the menu. It would look
better if every line got shifted left in this case.
2. the radio button next to the network no longer indicates "this is the
selected network". Instead, it indicates "you have passed the mouse
over this menu item an even number of times". That is, it is always
selected when I first open the menu, whether or not I'm connected to
the network, and then if I move the mouse over that menu item, the
radio button changes state each time I do so.
(The reason I don't just remove the duplicate network is because sometimes when
I resume from sleep, I can connect to one of the two copies, but not the other.)
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Is this still an issue with latest F8 or F9 updates (svn4022 or later)?
I really don't know. The wireless drivers have improved to the point that I don't need to do the auto-vs-non-auto hack any more. You can consider that FIXED if you want.
I do want to :) Thanks!