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Questions tagged [wicd]

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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Ubuntu 18.04.1 - System settings after removing network-manager and installing wicd

I've been having some issues with my wireless connection for some time, even in Ubuntu 16.04 A couple of weeks ago I finally switched to the new Ubuntu version and I still had the same problems, my ...
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Running wicd and nm-applet together in Ubuntu 18.04

Since upgrading to 18.04 I've been having a lot of trouble with nm-applet using an fvwm desktop manager. Sometimes it works, mostly the nm-applet icon doesn't appear. While I much prefer nm-...
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wicd stuck on obtaining ip address after logging into windows first

*I know there are many topics regarding this issue, however none of the solutions I tried helped me TL;DR For some reason whenever I log into Windows 1st, I cant connect with wicd after. As the ...
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wicd use_settings_globally works but won't connect automatically

I have a use case where I'd like to be able to send a pre-configured computer to a store. The idea is that the end user shouldn't have to plug in a keyboard and mouse unless absolutely necessary. I ...
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why is USB tethering no longer working on ubuntu?

I'm using Ubuntu 17.10(manual installation from mini.iso) . Before some days USB tethering was working without any issue. I just needed to connect my android pc and then enable usb tethering and it ...
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Unable to connect WiFi using wicd

when i'm try to connect to wifi using wicd-curses it always stuck at Obtaining Ip Address. I can't figured out what is wrong.
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Why does WICD work and Network-Manager does not? And why no bluetooth?

I had a previous question that never really got solved, but to sum it up, I've been unable to get network-manager to work with my surface pro 3 running ubuntu 17.10. I've tried the usual suspects: ...
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How to configure WiFi/network settings?

I changed from Windows 10 to Ubuntu a few days ago and the WiFi won’t work on my notebook. It only works when I’m less than a meter away from the router. Everything else on my house connects with no ...
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Connect to WPA2 enterprise at College using wicd on Linux

I'm having trouble connecting to my College Wi-fi network with Ubuntu 17.10 Network Manager. I know it is not the best manager that exist (could be the worst lol), but I'm not able to connect to that ...
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WPA2-PEAP connection without domain with WICD

I'm having issues with network manager using my University network, it constantly reconnects to different AP's so I thought I would try WICD. The network uses WPA2 Enterprise PEAP but I don't have an ...
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Unable to connect to a specific wifi network (WPA2 Enterprise)

My computer is able to connect to other networks, but for some reason I am unable to connect to a specific one (gives bad password error). I am using Wicd Network Manager. I think it might be a ...
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Network manager WPA issues - installing wicd caused issues

PROBLEM: the default "Network Manager" as causing periodic disconnects when using WPA. One possibility is to replace "Network Manager" with "WICD" So I've never used wicd before, but in attempting to ...
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network-manager no longer working after uninstalling wicd

In trying to fix my network connection issues, I (tried to) install wicd (using sudo apt-get install wicd, intending to use it instead of network-manager (or whatever the default is). This seemed to ...
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Can I instruct gnome network manager NOT to connect to a specific network

In a client workplace, they have a secured wifi connection and a unsecured client-guest network. My laptop is automatically connecting to this Guest network, and by doing so, this leaves me unable to ...
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Wifi disconnecting on Linux Mint [closed]

hello everyone i am new to Linux Mint 17 and enthusiastic for learning,adopting and sharing linux.my experience with linux is all good except now i am unable to constatnly connect to my network same ...
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After installing from source wicd asks for password on boot?

I decided that I wanted to try playing around with wicd, so I grabbed wicd-1.7.4 from launchpad, uninstalled the version I had installed with apt-get, and installed from source. When trying to do the ...
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Switched to Wicd instead of network manager but intel 7260ac card is only showing abgn speeds

I switched to Wicd due to the bugs with network manager and my intel wireless 7260ac card but wicd only shows abgn speeds how can I get the AC speed back? https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WICD Also ...
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WICD DNS not working

Heads up: I am a networking noob and have little idea of what I am doing. I switched to a different wm and therefore, Ubuntu's default network manager became cumbersome, so I installed wicd in hopes ...
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Uninstalling wicd from source?

I wanted to hack around with wicd so I went ahead, downloaded a tarball, removed the wicd packages on my system, and installed from source (with the no gnome extensions flag), but now I'm having ...
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Problem with WICD (as a network manager) and Steam

So, I like to use wicd as my network manager, as it makes some of my games much nicer to play on. Sadly, for some reason, when I moved to Kubuntu, Steam seems to fail when I use wicd, but doesn't when ...
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Specific network has issues (16.04 LTS)

I'm pulling my hair out trying to get my network working properly. I've tested it through a USB hotspot and a normal Wi-Fi hotspot, and it works perfectly. But whenever I connect to my home network, ...
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Can not set static IP in wifi using wicd-curses

I configured a machine via wicd-curses to connect to a wifi and I checked the DHCP option. It got the IP 192.168.1.33 then it is online and can be pinged. But when I start the machine the next day. ...
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Connecting to Eduroam 16.04 LTS wicd - University of Bath

I was having trouble connecting to eduroam using wicd. Solution is posted below. Tested on Ubuntu 16.04.
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wicd system tray indicator on 16.04

the wicd system tray indicator question has been asked over and over again, but none of the solutions worked on 16.04. on 14.04 it appears to be fixed with this but it still doesn't show on 16.04 ...
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How can I stop wicd from starting at boot time?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I have installed something that starts automatically in full screen when Ubuntu starts, but I have a problem with wicd. wicd always starts first even it is connected to ...
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WICD silent installation

I would like to install WICD without touching any key. I have it downloaded with all of dependencies in wicd directory This is how line in BASH looks so far: dpkg -R --install /usr/debs/wicd/ >/...
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Unstable Wifi with Ubuntu 14.04 and Realtek Wifi Adapter

I've been fighting with this problem for a couple weeks now. I've made some progress, but haven't gotten to the point of a truly stable internet connection via WIFI. Unfortunately, the issue is at ...
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Enable WICD System-Tray Icon - Unity 15.04 [closed]

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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Sporadic messages output to console after logging in

Coming right from a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 Minimal/Netboot (plus some small utilities like acpid, wicd-curses, etc.), after logging in, I occasionally get floating messages (the kind typically ...
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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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Setting wireless to default in ubuntu server 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu server 12.04 to control a robot. There are laser scanners connected to eth0 and eth1, and I am using wicd-curses to control the wireless. I am sshing into the robot computer from a ...
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Wifi encryption with wicd

I'm trying to connect my Ubuntu to wifi using wicd. On access point I have following configuration: Security Mode: wpa-wpa2 personal Encryption Mode: aes WPS Enabled: No In wicd I have tried ...
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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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network-manager won't show same SSID hotspots!

I'm currently using WICD and it shows 4 different hotspots and their details (channel, etc). These 4 hotspots have the very same SSID. I can connect to whichever I want. So far so good. The thing is, ...
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Every time I boot into my computer my internet runs at full speed (50Mb/s) after about 10 minutes it drops to (6Mb/s)

The only way I can fix it is to change to wicd, then it does it again, so I'll change back and forth between wicd and network-manager. any ideas on what's causing this? I have a full duplex rtl8169, ...
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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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No wireless networks found in wicd

I have a laptop ThinkPad Edge E430, with Xubuntu 12.04.4 LTS installed on it. I'm using wicd to manage my networks. My wired network works just fine, but I can't detect any wireless network ("no ...
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wicd-curses problem on Ubuntu 14.04

How to get wicd-curses to work on Ubuntu 14.04. This command works great on Ubuntu 12.04.
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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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Start wicd before waiting for network configuration

I have a small, usually headless media server at home, and I'm attempting to change its primary network interface from wired ethernet to WiFi. To that end, I installed wicd, which seems to be great ...
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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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What are the command-line alternatives to Network Manager (nm-cli), Wicd (wicd-curses), wpa_supplicant for managing wireless? [closed]

OK, I know that I am crossing out the most popular choices out there, but there is a reason for that. I am working on a BeagleBone Black running an ultra light version of Ubuntu 13.04 and I currently ...
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Wicd does not like to reconnect upon resuming in the same or different location

Ubuntu 13.10 - Samsung Series 9 - Wireless connection only Issue: Wicd does not automatically re-connect after the laptop is suspended. This happens when the laptop is turned back on in the same room,...
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How do I connect to a WiFi network using wicd?

I am not able to connect to a WiFi network using wicd. My wicd log file is as http://paste.ubuntu.com/6423667/ The configuration I must use is as shown here -> http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ithelpcentral/...
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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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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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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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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 ...