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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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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'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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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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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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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 can I make my ubuntu WiFi on startup default off?

Please show how to keep WiFi off on boot up. Wicd automatically starts on boot up. Thanks. Wicd Network Manager 3.19.0-25-generic GNU/Linux Distributor ID: Ubuntu Release: 15.04 Codename: vivid
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wicd-curses errors on fresh default 14.04 install

I have a brand new fresh 14.04 ubuntu install but cannot get wicd-curses to run. I can use wicd-gtk but I need wicd-curses to work as well. ERROR ~ sudo wicd-curses [sudo] password for ry: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Enable WICD System-Tray Icon - Unity 15.04

I've installed wicd and wicd-gtk in Unity - Ubuntu 15.04. The icon for the application does not show up in the system tray. I've looked over the following questions, which do not solve my issue: ...
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a strange situation with wicd network manager

Before I explain the problem, let me tell you the strange situation : I successfully get connected to WiFi hotspot I create from Android phone to use its data service using wicd. But I can't browse ...
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Stubborn wireless driver problems in 14.04

I've been trying to fix the slow speed and instability in my wireless connection for weeks now, and every suggestion I've found on here or various other forums has not worked. RTL8192CE PCIe Wireless ...
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i cant connect to wifi neither through network manager nor wicd(says bad password)

lan connection is working fine but i cant connect to wifi. when i turn on the laptop it shows an ip address and then after 2-3 minutes it starts showing 'missing network adapter'. However after ...
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“wicd needs to access network cards” at startup

I find that every time I start up my machine (ubuntu 14.04 with xfce 4.10), wicd prompts me for a password before it will startup the applet. In contrast to what some other people have posted, my ...
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Does WICD provide options for choosing one of internal and external wireless adapters?

I plug in my usb external wifi adapter, but I can't find where in WICD I can choose to use either the internal or external wifi adapter. Where are the options? Thanks.
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What layer(s) in network stack does WICD or gnome Network Manager manage?

Does WICD or gnome Network Manager manage what layer(s) in network stack: application layer transport layer network layer link layer physical layer My guess is the answer includes network layer, ...
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wicd reconnection problem on beagleboard ubuntu12.10

I am using wicd 1.7.2.4 for connecting ethernet and wifi.when the network connection lost it did not reconnect automatically.I am already enabled the 'automatically connect to this network' option in ...