Your message dated Thu, 28 Jul 2011 11:57:54 +0300
with message-id <201107281157.54846.mo...@debian.org>
and subject line Re: [Pkg-kde-extras] Bug#594271: Bug#594271: 
network-manager-kde: Please remove knetwork manager before Squeeze goes stable
has caused the Debian Bug report #594271,
regarding random crashes with VPN
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Package: network-manager-kde
Version: 1:0.9~svn1141976-1
Severity: grave
Tags: upstream
Justification: renders package unusable


When trying to use VPN or manual settings with Knetwork Manager it crashes. KDE 
bug 215080
https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=215080 has been open since 2009-11-18 and 
is no where
being resolved. Please do not include this buggy package in stable, but provide 
a workaround
of using network-manager-gnome instead. I've set-up network-manager-gnome on my 
KDE install
and it works fine. I reverted back after months in hopes that the bug had been 
fixed, but
it has not. 

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages network-manager-kde depends on:
ii  kdebase-runtime         4:4.4.5-1        runtime components from the offici
ii  knm-runtime             0.1~svn1141976-1 KDE NetworkManagement infrastructu
ii  libc6                   2.11.2-2         Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libgcc1                 1:4.4.4-8        GCC support library
ii  libkdecore5             4:4.4.5-1        the KDE Platform Core Library
ii  libkdeui5               4:4.4.5-1        the KDE Platform User Interface Li
ii  libqt4-dbus             4:4.6.3-1        Qt 4 D-Bus module
ii  libqt4-network          4:4.6.3-1        Qt 4 network module
ii  libqt4-svg              4:4.6.3-1        Qt 4 SVG module
ii  libqtcore4              4:4.6.3-1        Qt 4 core module
ii  libqtgui4               4:4.6.3-1        Qt 4 GUI module
ii  libsolid4               4:4.4.5-1        Solid Library for KDE Platform
ii  libsolidcontrol4        4:4.4.5-1        library for Solid based network ma
ii  libstdc++6              4.4.4-8          The GNU Standard C++ Library v3

network-manager-kde recommends no packages.

network-manager-kde suggests no packages.

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Version: 0.1+git20110422.810bc16-1

Hello,

On trečiadienis 25 Rugpjūtis 2010 22:10:29 Modestas Vainius wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On trečiadienis 25 Rugpjūtis 2010 18:28:12 Romain Beauxis wrote:
> > I have personally switched from any network-manager to wicd for quite
> > some time now and I am very happy with it. I had also a lot of weird
> > issues with network-manager and I really did not appreciate its
> > incompatibility with manual tools, e.g. ifconfig/iwconfig/dhclient.
> > 
> > I understand your point that one user's feedback is not enough to remove
> > the package for everyone. However, I wonder if, as a distribution, Debian
> > has the choice to propose another network-manager for a default KDE
> > install than the one shipped upstream?
> 
> I'm sorry but there is no other alternatives available *for KDE*. network-
> manager-gnome pulls in a bunch of GNOME libraries which is enough
> controversial by itself for many reasons. wicd is GTK based so it could be
> an option however its look and feel still does not integrate with KDE
> well. Given that knm is good enough in many cases, I don't see a reason
> for 180 switching. By the way, have you tried a knm plasmoid? It's
> preferred over network- manager-kde nowadays.

Closing this bug. It does not occur with plasma widget and the tray 
application has already been removed from sid/wheezy.

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Modestas Vainius <mo...@debian.org>

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