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When Gnome 3.2 told me, there are wireless networks available, I accidentally clicked "don't show this message again".

How can I reactivate this message?

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Related to the question: – jokerdino Feb 21 '12 at 7:47
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Not sure if there's a GUI way to do this, but this will work:

gconftool --toggle /apps/nm-applet/suppress-wireless-networks-available

This basically edits the Gnome "registry" to toggle the value that you set when clicking that button.

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right! I found out it's also possible to use gconf-editor. For some reason I thought gconf-editor was replaced with dconf-editor. – speendo Feb 21 '12 at 7:21
Yeah, some programs use dconf (especially in Gnome Shell) and some use gconf. Wish they'd make up their mind =P. Also, you were correct in using gconf-tool, though it takes longer than copy/paste that command into a terminal or Alt+F2 – Chuck R Feb 22 '12 at 4:32

Editing the gnome configuration file in your home directory at /home/<your account>/.gconf/apps/nm-applet/%gconf.xml and change the corresponding lines to false should do the trick:

<?xml version="1.0"?>


<entry name="disable-connected-notifications" mtime="<some value>" type="bool" value="false"/>
<entry name="disable-disconnected-notifications" mtime="<some value>" type="bool" value="false"/>;


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