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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WICD tray icon doesn't show

I installed WICD and it works fine, but the tray icon doesn't show. I've tried with wicd-client but only a notification shows up. root@prat-VGN-NR21M-S:~# wicd-client Has notifications support True ...
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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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“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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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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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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WICD system tray icon doesn't show up

I've tried several solutions, all of which do not work: Using dconf to add 'wicd' and 'wicd-client.py' to the whitelist in com > canonical > unity-gtk-module (14.04 does not have unity > desktop > ...
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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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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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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 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 ...