Features/Obsolete/Ad hoc Networking

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As an alternative to the mesh.


  • Email: simon AT sugarlabs.org

Current status

  • Targeted release: 0.86
  • Last updated: 12.06.09
  • Percentage of completion: 80%

Detailed Description

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Benefit to Sugar

What is the benefit to the platform? If this is a major capability update, what has changed? If this is a new feature, what capabilities does it bring? Why will Sugar become a better platform or project because of this feature?


NetworkManager provides all the functionality needed to create Ad Hoc networks. In the sugar shell only the NetworkManager client needed to be changed to allow creating Ad Hoc networks and an option has been added to the frame network device.

How To Test

User Experience

Easy way to set up a local wireless network.


No further dependencies, only changes in the sugar shell.

Contingency Plan

Defer to 0.88


Release Notes

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