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On a standard Ubuntu installation using GNOME and network-manager the WPA key is stored in the GNOME keyring. This will be restored with /home. You can test if this is so in your settings by temporarily deactivating keyrings in ~/.gnome2 (make a backup before you do so!). The only other location I can think of where Wicd could get a WPA key from is ...


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Install the dconf-tools package and then open dconf Editor: Navigate to desktop ➜ unity ➜ panel and add 'Wicd' to systray-whitelist : Log out and then back in. You should see the wicd icon the panel:


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If you did not format your system, and installed on top of an old installation, then it is quite likely that your old settings were brought over (including settings in /etc). Whatever is not installed on the live CD would have been left alone, which is explains the apparent magic bunnies result that you experienced. It's less of a mysterious answer :( - but ...


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This might be a symptom of this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/wicd/+bug/1132529 The solution that worked for me was to run the following commands from the command line (see comment #22 from above link): sudo service wicd stop rm /etc/resolv.conf rm /var/lib/wicd/resolv.conf.orig ln -s /run/resolvconf/resolv.conf ...


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Please verify that your driver is iwlwifi. lsmod | grep iwl If you wish to disable N speeds in order to connect seamlessly, add to one file: gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/iwlwifi.conf At the end of the file, add a new line: options iwlwifi 11n_disable=1 Proofread, save and close gedit. After a reboot, you should be all set. If you are able to connect ...


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You can add your command in the file /etc/rc.local (before the exit 0) or create a startup script and put it in /etc/init.d


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For Ubuntu 14.04: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gurqn/systray-trusty sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade For Ubuntu 14.10: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gurqn/systray-utopic sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Then, restart Unity by pressing Alt+F2 and typing unity or by logging out and back in. The PPA now automatically whitelists all ...


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Not fixable and no workaround. Only way out is to dump unity and go to Gnome classic. See the bug report. Update: Now marked "Fix released" but still doesn't work.


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The problem is with your software sources and specifically where you are trying to get them from, the first error gives you the clue. Could not connect to archive.ubuntu.schoolnet.lk:80 (103.29.60.18). - connect (111: Connection refused) Open Ubuntu Software Center -> Edit -> Software Sources. Try changing your software sources to another server and ...


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These are boot messages, which as you can see report processes and services being started. Typically, you can find them for troubleshooting in /var/log/boot.log after you booted and logged in. Now, it is unclear why you are getting them after logging in, but what you can do is the following workaround: add reset command to the end of your .bashrc file, which ...


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It all depends on what type of VPN you want to connect to, and they are not as integrated as NetworkManager. In my experience, kvpnc tends to work well and supports a few VPN systems, although it requires the installation of additional dependencies from a standard GNOME desktop because of QT and KDE libraries. If you're having issues with NetworkManager, ...


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I suggest you do: sudo vim /etc/network/interfaces Add the wireless stanzas similar to: auto lo iface lo inet loopback #auto eth0 iface eth0 inet dhcp auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.1.100 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.1.1 wpa-ssid <your_network> wpa-psk <your_secret_key> dns-nameservers 8.8.8.8 192.168.1.1 ...


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Your wireless device uses the driver rt73usb. Some drivers have trouble with mixed mode WPA and WPA2 networks. Please try setting your router to WPA2 only. Some drivers have trouble with 80211N; try setting your router to B and G speeds but not N. Finally, you might do: gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/rt73usb.conf Add a single line: options rt73usb ...


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A little late, but as promised, here's the edited encryption template. name = TUSecure author = atiketemola version = 1 require identity *Username password *Password protected password *Password ----- ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant network={ ssid="$_ESSID" proto=RSN key_mgmt=WPA-EAP pairwise=CCMP eap=PEAP ...


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OP has answered the question in a comment; Finally found out how to get network manager to run. The command is nm-applet for any one else who has trouble. network manager works! I have never seen it working before. it is quite exciting. I have filled a bug on evolution not seeing the network when WICD is used.


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If the only common thing between the old computer and the new computer is within $HOME then the key must be in $HOME somewhere. So the question is really, which file is it in? You could find out by getting a list of the file common to both machines (find $HOME -type f should do from your description). First backup these files and then remove them. Check ...


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I'm having the same problem, i believe the culprit is dhclient, which gets run automatically by wicd. whenever the dhcp lease expires, dhclient overwrites /etc/resolv.conf with what it gets from the the dhcp server. to verify that this is indded your problem, do "ps aux | grep dhclient", you should an entry pop up, referencing a configuration file for ...


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I had the same problem with Natty and that was just a dhcp problem. A static ip adress fix the problem in my case. Hope that will be helpful for someone ...


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Apparently this is a limitation of the Unity design. See this bug report.


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First of all, the loopback entries must be included. I suggest this /etc/network/interfaces file: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth1 iface eth1 inet dhcp wpa-ssid <my_wifi_name> wpa-psk <my_pass_HEX> Now get the system to re-read and use the changes: sudo ifdown eth1 && sudo ifup -v eth1 The '-v' is for verbose; some ...


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Problem solved. Solution: I gave up and used the last option - reinstalled the OS from scratch. I've installed the latest Trusty Tahr LTS and everything works fine. I was using the OS for just a couple of weeks so the loss of time and effort isn't that huge.


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Go to a terminal using Ctrl+Alt+Tand type: gksudo gedit /etc/network interfaces in your eth2 section add: iface eth2 inet ... ... ... up sleep 5; ethtool -s eth2 -s eth2 speed 100 duplex full (note the 100, not 1000: internally on the LAN, 100 is slow but towards the Internet 100 is fast) If that works reliably for some time (a week), ...


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I believe you want: Wpa 1/2 (passphrase) .


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The no wicd, but wicd complient solution is found here. Edit I can connect, but it woundn't let my phone to the internet.


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The wicd-daemon package should add a hook for pm-utils to handle this with the file: /usr/lib/pm-utils/sleep.d/55wicd I'm pretty sure pm-utils gets pulled in by default as part of ubuntu-desktop (via some other things) but if you removed network-manager and/or other gnome parts then perhaps you lost it somewhere along the way. Try: sudo apt-get ...


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Dear Mathieu Thank you for your reply. The problems I have are bugs that are widely reported. Network manager does not see wireless networks. On every machine I have put it on after every install of Ubuntu network Manager reports there are no wireless networks visible. If i remove network manager and install WICD then those networks are visible and ...


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Try restarting the network manager: sudo service network-manager restart


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For Ubuntu 12.04 use ['All'] in desktop ➜ unity ➜ panel (delete all others) worked for me :)


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For Ubuntu 14.10, following the instructions here will get the WICD icon in the top panel.



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