Configure dhcpcd-gtk, was: Desktop/login and network managers that 100% don't depend on systemd ?

Ottavio Caruso ottavio2006-usenet2012 at
Mon Jun 26 12:06:46 BST 2023

On Mon, 26 Jun 2023 at 11:27, Matthew Vernon <matthew at> wrote:
> On 26/06/2023 10:08, Ottavio Caruso wrote:
> > On Sat, 24 Jun 2023 at 14:36, Ottavio Caruso
> > <ottavio2006-usenet2012 at> wrote:
> >> In particular, I was thinking of replacing NM with dhcpcd-gtk. There
> >> are no documents about that on the Debian wiki.
> >>
> >
> > I haven't switched yet, but I'd like to have dhcpcd-gtk on
> > Debian+sysvinit as I used to have it on NetBSD. I assume that I'd have
> > to install it and configure it before disabling Network Manager and
> > eventually getting rid of it.
> >
> > On NetBSD, it's built in. On Debian+sysvinit, what would I have to do,
> > apart having a working wpa_supplicant file?
> Shouldn't be more complex than
> apt install dhcpcd-gtk

Well. no.

I did it on current Debian Bullseye with systemd. After disabling NM
(sudo systemctl stop NetworkManager) I ended up without network and
the dhcpcd deamon refused to start.

Ottavio Caruso

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