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 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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Connecting Ubuntu 12.04 with network without login using wicd

I installed wicd, and purge the network-manager-gnome. I want my network to connect on boot automatically, without login to any user. How can I setup wicd for this purpose? Currently my wicd does not ...
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network connection problem with wicd on macbook pro 7.1

I installed minimal ubuntu with xfce on macbook pro 7.1 . I installed wicd. When the computer boot, it asks for password, when I enter the password, it says: "Could not connect to wicd's D-Bus ...
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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 ...