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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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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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1answer
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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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No network on a 12.10 Lubuntu installation on ACER Aspire 1362

Did my very first linux install to revive an old laptop (ACER Aspire 1362; 2800+ Sempron CPU, 512 RAM). Using the Live CD I could get no wireless but did not try wired connection. After a clean ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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996 views

How to stop Network Manager from continually prompting for wireless password

How do you prevent Network Manager from continually prompting for wireless password when it tries to reconnect after the connection temporarily drops? Unlike this post, this happens for me without ...
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1answer
805 views

WICD works fine, command line fails [closed]

Connecting to the internet using Wicd and Networkmanager works just fine, but through the command-line i get the next error: # ifconfig eth1 down # dhclient -r eth1 # ifconfig eth1 up # iwconfig ...
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Fixing IP Renewal After Laptop Suspend

I have a Macbook Pro 5.5 running Ubuntu 10.04, and I've noticed that with some wifi networks, but not all, I'm unable to reconnect after coming out of suspension. I've tried both Network Manager and ...