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Questions that relate to the open source software utility to manage both wireless and wired networks for Linux. Wicd is an acronym for Wireless Interface Connection Daemon.

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How can I have Wicd connect to my wireless network without having to enter a password?

In the context of my earlier deleted question below: Everytime I run WICD (Network Manager) it requires my password for permission. I'm not against Ubuntu asking for passwords in general but ...
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Whitelist a program as admin

Everytime I run WICD (Network Manager) it requires my password for permission. I'm not against Ubuntu asking for passwords in general but everytime I log in is a little excessive. Is there a way to ...
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WIFI PEAP frequently disconnecting

I'm experiencing frequent and random disconnections under my university wifi. I'm using a PEAP security protocol and I set everything correctly but I can't stop getting disconnected. I tried with a ...
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12.04LTS Wicd wifi Broadcom B43xx hangs at 'Validating authentication'

What should I look for in the terminal window in order to diagnose this? 12.04LTS Wicd connecting to wifi Broadcom B4301 hangs at 'Validating authentication' Earlier posts pointed to an issue with ...
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No wireless networks found in wicd

I have a laptop ThinkPad Edge E430, with Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS installed on it. I'm using wicd to manage my networks. My wired network works just fine, but I can't detect any wireless network ("no ...
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wicd-curses problem on Ubuntu 14.04

How to get wicd-curses to work on Ubuntu 14.04. This command works great on Ubuntu 12.04.
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wicd tray panel icon (14.04, unity)

i recently switched to wicd and I'm really happy with it. But unfortunately it loads no panel icon. Anything I can do? Thanks!
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'ifconfig wlan0 down' doesn't work. I can't turn off wireless

I am trying to turn off wireless and since the Wicd button 'Switch off Wi-Fi' doesn't work I am forced to use the ifconfig command, I type sudo ifconfig wlan0 down and nothing happens. I ran it months ...
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Web Developer Mentors

I recently started learning web development from scratch. I initially started with Code Academy, but have switched to the Odin Project because it offers a structure to learning. Unfortunately the ...
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Network connection problems unresolved

After reading through several threads on here about network connection issues, and trying to solve it on my own, to no avail, I thought I'd post the problem here. I have an HP Chromebook 14 running ...
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Start wicd before waiting for network configuration

I have a small, usually headless media server at home, and I'm attempting to change its primary network interface from wired ethernet to WiFi. To that end, I installed wicd, which seems to be great ...
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Error running wicd-curses on fresh install of 13.10 Server

After rebuilding a machine with a fresh install of 13.10 Server, I see the following errors when trying to run wicd-curses: $ wicd-curses Can't connect to the daemon, trying to start it ...
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DSL connection in WICD

How can I configure DSL connection in WICD any Idea and if not use this then what should I use.
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How to “simply” execute commands when connected to a specific network without wicd if-up or cuttlefish

1) getting /etc/network/if-up is too complicated and just not working. I don't want to do it this way anyways. On Android I can do this simply with tasker. 2) cuttlefish would have been a good option ...
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What are the command-line alternatives to Network Manager (nm-cli), Wicd (wicd-curses), wpa_supplicant for managing wireless? [closed]

OK, I know that I am crossing out the most popular choices out there, but there is a reason for that. I am working on a BeagleBone Black running an ultra light version of Ubuntu 13.04 and I currently ...
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Ubuntu having problems reconnecting on wireless network after suspend

I have searched for an answer but haven't found a simple solution or one that shares my setup. This problem should be pretty clear cut so maybe someone can help. Here's my set up. Have an HP ...
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WICD Net-Speed Issues

So, after a couple days of customising Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba-NB505 Netbook, I realized the internet speeds were not what they were suppose to be. After looking into it, I came across an article ...
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Wicd does not like to reconnect upon resuming in the same or different location

Ubuntu 13.10 - Samsung Series 9 - Wireless connection only Issue: Wicd does not automatically re-connect after the laptop is suspended. This happens when the laptop is turned back on in the same ...
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could not connect to wicd dbus interface

I get the following error when I start my computer, " could not connect to wicd dbus interface". What can I do? My internet is gone and everything I find online doesnt work, all I get is more errors. ...
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Wicd network manager tray icon not showing ubuntu 13.10 unity 7.1.2

After successfully installing wicd in ubuntu 13.10 saucy salamander which was a real chore. I now am curious to know if wicd network manager supports a tray icon and if so how do I edit the gsettings ...
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How do I connect to a WiFi network using wicd?

I am not able to connect to a WiFi network using wicd. My wicd log file is as http://paste.ubuntu.com/6423667/ The configuration I must use is as shown here -> ...
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“Could not connect to wicd's D-Bus interface. Check the wicd log for error messages.”

I am currently making use of a Wired Broadband. By default NetworkManager shows that the Auto Ethernet is connected. I was unable to browse through any websites in the browser. I had to disconnect ...
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wifi access point with wicd?

How can I make a wifi access point with wicd? I have a wired connection at laptop, and would like to deliver wifi to my android phone. So in wicd I press Network -> create an ad hoc network, which ...
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wicd wireless internet drop outs

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and found that the Network Manager that comes with it gives me a really, really slow internet connection, so I changed to Wicd through Software Centre. My problem now is ...
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How do you automatically rfkill unblock all on startup?

I am an Ubuntu/Linux newbie, trying to overcome a range of issues, but eagerly learning a lot in the process. With help of this forum I was able to identify and solve the problem of getting my ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 network connection is no more

I' using Ubuntu 13.04. Two days ago I had a problem with the connectivity of the Wifi. I followed these instructions "...Now download the latest NetworkManager, in case you need to reinstall it if ...
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wicd Failed: Unable to get IP address

I have an old laptop (Thinkpad T30) and I have installed lubuntu 10.04 on it. NetworkManager could see the available wifi but the bottom was gray out. It seems that it is an unsolved-bug in wifi and ...
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Ubuntu Minimal + WICD Help

So I installed Ubuntu Minimal, Xfce4, and just a few applications. I used an Ethernet cable to do the install and worked off the Ethernet. However, now I need to connect to a WiFi network. I tried ...
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how do I get WPA2 connection to work using wl.ko proprietary driver? [closed]

for some time I've been using local WPE wi-fi, which was simply managed using iwconfig, using the following line of commands on the startup: sudo modprobe wl && sudo ifconfig eth1 up ...
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Wireless n-networks in Ubuntu 13.04 and WICD

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo E530 laptop, and found myself having trouble connecting to the company's wireless network which uses the n-standard. I have no trouble connecting to ...
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Wicd Not Working

I really don't like the default ubuntu network manager. I like it to have more details and stuff about the networks around me. So i wanted to install Wicd Network Manager. But when i tried to install ...
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Wireless and network icon dissapeared [duplicate]

After removing Network Manager and installing Wicd so it would work with my eth0 and wlan0 cards the section regarding networks (wireless and wired) from the top - right side of Ubuntu screen ...
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Wireless Card works under network manager but not with wicd

I have a TP-LINK WN821N and two computers, both with 12.04 LTS and 12.04.2 LTS. The computer with 12.04 does not have graphical environment, I tried network-manager but did not work so I installed ...
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WICD WPA2-PEAP connection without domain

I'm having trouble connecting to my school's wifi. It uses WPA2-PEAP and TKIP. The instructions for connecting tell me to leave the domain field blank and just enter my user name and password. This ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Wireless won't connect with gnome network manager or wicd

I have an HP Pavilion Slimline s3100n and I cannot for the life of me get the wifi to connect and stay connected in any circumstances with network manager or wicd... I'm pulling my freaking hair out ...
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wicd doesn't connect to my iPhone USB personel hotspot

Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit. wicd 1.7.2.3. iPhone 4s with iOS 6. When I connect the iPhone I see it as a camera. I can share the WiFi hotspot (of course possible even without connecting it). dmesg shows: [ ...
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Pitfalls of replacing NetworkManager with wicd? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Network Manager or WICD? I've been looking for an alternative to NetworkManager that is more accessible from the command line, and I've read some good things about wicd. ...
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Intel® WiFi Link 5100 - no wireless networks found - Ubuntu 12.04

I have a random computer called a Seneca Data Carbon 14. Made by a small NY company. I loaded 12.04 LTS on it and I can't get wireless. Ehternet works fine. The adapter is the Intel® WiFi Link 5100. ...
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How to completely remove wicd from 12.04?

I had issues with WiFi so I removed Network Manager. I booted Windows OS (dual booting Windows 7 and 12.04) to download wicd 1.7.2.4. Extracted it and installed. However, wcid worked properly with ...
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Why does WiFi work with WICD but not Network Manager

So my WiFi can connect with WICD, but not the default KDE network manager. I would like to know why. Do both these applications handle the connection differently? If so what would the difference be? ...
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Network Manager missing after update: no connectivity

After an update and restart, I found that the network icon on the top is missing and so, I cannot connect to LAN, wifi, USB modem, nothing. Now, I am booting from a Live USB, then chrooted to my ...
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How do I upgrade 'wicd' to the latest version?

Tried sudo apt-get upgrade wicd, but it gave an error: http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome...404 Not Found Why is it looking for google chrome??? How to upgrade Wicd to latest version? Also tried the ...
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How to use static IP with Wicd wireless?

After constant problems with network manager, I switched to Wicd which works better. I found some related questions (like this one: how to specify DNS IP in wicd? - but it is for wired, not ...
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Wifi will not connect with an Intel Wifi Link 1000

I have an HP dv7t-6100CTO laptop. I have linux ubuntu 12.04 lts dual booted. The specs of my laptop are: - i7-2620m dual core (2.7 ghz) processor - intel wifi link 1000 bgn wireless card I am having ...
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DNS stopped working on laptop

Was working fine then stopped inexplicably. I can ping the gateway/DNS router/firewall (Untangle) using WiFi and cable using WiCd. Network Manager does not work on this computer Firefox reports ...
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Apt sources.list problem , packages not found?

I am trying to install WICD but getting following errors on my ubuntu 10.04 box sudo apt-get install wicd Err http://archive.ubuntu.schoolnet.lk/ubuntu/ lucid/universe python-wicd 1.7.0+ds1-2 ...
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Wicd tray icon fails to appear in system notification area even though in dconf>desktop>unity>panel/whitelist

I'm trying to get the Wicd (replacement for non-functional Network Manager) icon to show up in my laptop's systray/notification area. The solution that worked for 11.04 Ubuntu/Unity does not work for ...
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how to specify DNS IP in wicd?

I am trying to use a different DNS server other than my router. I've tried editing /etc/resolv.conf, but my changes always get overwritten. Here's my networks' config: Yet, this is what my ...
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How do I get the Wicd manager to appear in the system tray?

I have a Lenovo S12 (Intel Atom) on which network Manager does not work. I have replaced it with wicd, and accepted work·around. With the traditioanl Gnome, the wicd connection would appear in the ...
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HP 530 Wireless problem. Bad communication with access point

I installed Ubuntu 11.10 on HP 530 and to make Wireless work installed STA driver from jockey (obviously proprietary) and, since it didn't work also installed their driver from HP website via ...