How to connect to OpenVPN from Awesome window manager?

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nicen
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How to connect to OpenVPN from Awesome window manager?

Post by nicen » Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:23 pm

I've installed Mint 19 Cinnamon but prefer tiling window managers. Awesome's default config includes a basic panel; I've found a number of lua recipes that can extend it but I haven't yet found a networking widget.

My requirements:
- Connect to a configured OpenVPN network without using terminal
- Connect to a wifi network without using terminal

These behaviors were available from the Cinnamon panel networking widget. Is there a way to use the same widget in Awesome? Are there other widgets that can fulfil these needs?

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Re: How to connect to OpenVPN from Awesome window manager?

Post by catweazel » Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:38 am

nicen wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:23 pm
Is there a way to use the same widget in Awesome? Are there other widgets that can fulfil these needs?
https://awesomewm.org/community/
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Re: How to connect to OpenVPN from Awesome window manager?

Post by MtnDewManiac » Fri Sep 28, 2018 4:28 pm

nicen wrote:
Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:23 pm
- Connect to a wifi network without using terminal
https://github.com/eyedeekay/awesome-network-manager

https://www.reddit.com/r/archlinux/comm ... awesomewm/

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