Problem: Multiple sys-net-style network applets in the system tray

I modified my sys-usb and now every time I start the VM I get a second network applet in the system tray. How do I stop this behavior?

This is my structure:

  • fedora-38-minimal-service
    • fedora-38-minimal-service-dvm (DispVM Template)
      • sys-firewall (DispVM)
      • sys-net-lan (DispVM)
      • sys-usb (DispVM)

This applet is there when a qube has the network-manager service enabled in the qube settings > Services tab.


Thanks for your answer. I don’t have any services there. Could this be due to my disposable VM setup?

After some tinkering I figured out how to do it:

# Disable network-manger system tray applet via dom0 terminal
qvm-service sys-usb network-manager --disable

# Verifiy that network-manager is off for sys-usb
qvm-service sys-usb --list

You made my day! Thank you so much!

This isnt right.
In 4.1 the Services tab does not show default settings for services.
The default setting is for the network-manager service to be enabled in
qubes with “provides network” enabled, and no netvm. Otherwise the
service is disabled.
In either case, nothing will show on the Services tab, as @wilsonb found.

@wilsonb - you didnt say in what way you "modified " sys-usb, (or what
version of Qubes you are running). From the way you resolved this, my
guess would be that you enabled “provides network”, with no netvm.

I never presume to speak for the Qubes team. When I comment in the Forum or in the mailing lists I speak for myself.
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