Kevin Miller wrote:

> With 10.0 I had a nifty icon in the task bar that showed network
> activity - kinternet I think. Now it's gone since I've upgraded. I
> installed kinternet, but it wants to do pptp and complains about not
> connecting to the server. I don't need to do pptp - just a normal
> ethernet connection is fine, but I'd like to have an icon down by the
> clock that shows when traffic is flowing. I don't want a desktop
> display like gkrellm or superkaramba.
> Recommendations?
> ...Kevin

I think you are looking for knemo. It's avail in packman repo's

Gnome has a network monitor too.