I love the network manager in the gnome panel but I don't want the gnome panel cause that is all I use it for.

This is more of a feature request than a question.

I know there is a network manager applet for awn in progress but isn't there another way to get the gnome panel network manager working from the avant window navigator dock???


If your awn version doesn't support the systray applet, You need the testing ppa: instructions The actual version is 0.4.1.

Afterwards you can add "systray" to your dock (sorry my screenshot is only in german)

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  • I have 0.4.1 but the applet is not loading. I quick the applet that was in the gnome panel. Still not loading in awn. I dragged the applet to my dock but it doesn't show up. I should maybe log in and out and check if there is a change. – Joshua Robison Apr 7 '11 at 12:35
  • bdr529- As I thought. I rebooted and the applet showed up. Thank you very much for the answer bdr529 – Joshua Robison Apr 7 '11 at 17:29

You can add both notification area and indicator applet to awn. Just go to applets section of AWN preference and add notification area and indicator applet. I think the network manager falls under notification tray rather than indicator applet.

First remove notification area from panel and do the above steps.

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