> Hi guys,
>> I was wondering what the story is with configuration profiles for a
> laptop user. I have three possible profiles that I'd like to be able to
> 1) Stand alone
> 2) Connected to Work LAN
> 3) Connected to Home Area Network
>> Option 2 would mount /home from NFS, use NIS to login, setup IP address
> on eth0 and a default printer etc. for the office enviornment.
>> Option 3 would do similar but with different settings etc. and use a
> wave lan PCMCIA or eth0 (not decided which yet).
>> I know one of the eventual goals of the Ximian Setup Tools is to allow
> this kind of profile management but I was wondering of there was
> something there now.
>> If not, I may write some scripts to do it. It would be pretty simple I
> think. I was thinking along the lines of one of the init scripts asking
> to choose a profile at boot time. Times out after a couple of seconds
> and resorts to a default profile (user selectable).
I was about to do this, when I found a few bits and pieces in Debian :)
whereami being the one I started using most...
You define in /etc/whereami.conf locations and what to do when moving
between them. Then write a script which either divines where you are
using arp or something, or asks.
another one is intuitively (IIRC), which uses ARP to figure out where
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