Quote Originally Posted by waterhead View Post
NetworkManager requires that you have a KDE or Gnome desktop environment installed. The original poster does not have a desktop install, so using NetworkManager is not an option.
I never said otherwise. I was simply pointing out that Gentoo's command line wireless support is ok, and fine for a single or small number of WLANs, but that if the user is going to travel/use lots of different WLANs, that the GUI-only tools are far more capable and flexible.