Unity greeter added Network Indicator support in Ubuntu 12.10
Yesterday, a refreshed Unity greeter landed in Ubuntu 12.10, adding various visual improvements, such as increased size for the login box, two pieces design (with a dedicated back area), etc, changes that bring a more attractive up-to-date login experience in Quantal Quetzal.
Along with the mentioned changes, the developers have released a new version of Unity greeter, introducing a handy feature, support for the Network Indicator.
Consequently, at login, the user can easily disable connections, as well as accessing various connection informations and details (such as, clicking on the
Network Indicator-->Connection Information, action that summons its appropriate dialog).
A definitely interesting aspect of the newly landed Network Indicator is its starting approach, approach visually confirmed by a "full" notification, full in the sense of being rendered similarly to the desktop.
According to official changelogs, the indicator has been landed in preparation for the near-future (probably in Ubuntu 12.10) arrival of remote session login functionalities directly from the Unity greeter (at login).
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