Sorry new to Kubuntu ok i have Kubuntu 16.04 and want to use wicd for my network because the default will not search for wifi I have been trying to use sudo apt-get and first received no command on sudo. changed directory to /home and did sudo bash and it works now but tells me apt-get is no good.

please need help have been at this for 3 hours :(

-Pavilion-Notebook:/home# lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; rfkill list 03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [10ec:b723] DeviceName: Realtek Sanji2 RTL8723BE b/g/n 1x1 + BT 4 LE PCIe+USB M.2 Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [103c:81c1] Kernel driver in use: rtl8723be Kernel modules: rtl8723be 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no

  • It looks like an XY problem. You have a problem with your wireless adapter. It is unlikely that wicd will solve it. Please edit your question and add output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; rfkill list terminal command.
    – Pilot6
    Aug 16, 2017 at 20:41
  • 99,9% chances WICD is NOT the solution.
    – user692175
    Aug 16, 2017 at 20:42
  • ended up using WICD Aug 17, 2017 at 0:41

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I ended up using WICD with the help of "How to set up an ethernet and wireless network using /etc/network/interfaces" https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WICD The Boss liked the friendly menus.

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