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Old 10-17-2002, 12:56 AM   #1
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Making a link...


Hello,

I was wondering how can I make a short-cut to enable and disable my modem instead of going into network configuration and having to do it there?

Thank you,
Cloneempe
 
Old 10-17-2002, 03:49 AM   #2
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what kind of a shortcut where? that's a very ambiguous question... is this something to do with a window manager or what?
 
Old 10-17-2002, 08:56 AM   #3
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I made shell scripts to boot my network up (laptop)
and put those on the desktop (with load in terminal option)
shell script contains: su -c "/etc/init.d/network start"
u will be prompted for a passwd though
 
Old 10-17-2002, 01:32 PM   #4
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Hello,

Sorry about the last question, what I am trying to do is make a short cut on the desktop, so that I can activate and deactivate the modem, instead of having to go into the network configuration and doing it there.

Thank you,
Cloneempe
 
Old 10-17-2002, 01:44 PM   #5
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what desktop? yo uhave to understand that Linux is vastly more complex and varied than windows "the desktop" could relate to a large number of different desktop managers. always try to give as much information as possible.
 
Old 10-17-2002, 03:39 PM   #6
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A method with a script will work with all window managers that allow you to have icons on desktop. The thing is that you need to write a script that does the same as you do when you turn on/off your modem. It's hard to say what to write inside without knowing which dialer you use, how to you run it etc.
 
  


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