1. Try to connect to a wireless network that requires authentication.
2. Specify the wrong username in the dialog box that sets up authentication protocol, etc.
3. Dialog box with title "Authentication required by wireless network" appears.
4. I am unable to edit the username in this box.
5. If I click on the desktop icon to get a list of wifi networks, I expect to be able to right-click on the network in question to change its settings, but I just get the same unhelpful dialog box.
6. Clicking on Network Settings -> Wireless and choosing the Network Name, the "Options..." button is dimmed out. There is no way to fix the username from this program.
7. As far as I can tell, there is no way to "forget" any or all wireless networks so I can reset settings.
As a result, I cannot use wifi at work. 8(
This is with NetworkManager-0.8.9997-6.git20110721.fc15.x86_64.
Bug 697884 is problem #7. It recommends running nm-connection-editor as a workaround. This allowed me to fix my configuration. (I found out that in addition to the wrong username, I was using the wrong authentication protocol.) If this GUI were accessible from the menu system, this would at least prevent people in my situation from being stranded until they Google a solution.
nm-connection-editor is accessible in GnomeShell via Applications->Other->Network Connections
See also bug 704119
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