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Offline joe12

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how to use wicd as an network manger
« on: May 18, 2010, 05:17:21 PM »
hi All

What is it ?
"Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings. "
Note: wicd only works for wired &wireless networks

how to get it
1)open up a Terminal
2)Then install it by typing or copying & pasting 
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sudo apt-get install wicd 3)exit by typing :
   
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exit
the next step only aplys if your a wireless user or you set you ips .
4)opening the apps menu  go to internet choose wicd manger .

-you can uninstall the  gnome network manager in Synaptic Package manager 

Troubleshooting
If Wicd fails to connect , make sure that the only entry in your /etc/network/interfaces file is
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

check by typing
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gksudo gedit /etc/network/interfaces

links
http://wicd.sourceforge.net/



happy ubunting !!!
« Last Edit: August 30, 2010, 03:17:04 PM by joe12 »

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how to use wicd as an network manger
« on: May 18, 2010, 05:17:21 PM »