"A lot of people dislike this package and prefer to do
everything manually. I'm OK with manual configuration, but I like
the easy of using this utility.
"The problem was that when I went to System - Administration -
Network in the GNOME desktop in Debian Lenny, I would get the
applet but not the sign-in. I didn't have to supply the root
password to modify the settings. But none of those settings would
stick, either. I had to manually configure the network to get the