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There is a somewhat strange error that I've noticed with my gnome sessions. It's not a problem that causes a lot of trouble, but at times it becomes annoying. Anyway, here it is: when I fire up gnome-session-fallback (which is the main one I use), the network applet doesn't run with root permission. Here is what it looks like:

moon without launcer

On the other hand, here is what the regular gnome session looks like:

moon with launcer.

From the regular session I can easy edit and add networks, but from fallback session I cannot add/edit anything, or turn off/on the wireless or networking. Any ideas?

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nm-applet should never run with root permissions (unless being run as root). –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Jun 27 '13 at 3:51
Sure, but that doesn't really help me out. –  shblsh Jun 28 '13 at 5:31
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