Questions tagged [wicd]

Wicd is an open-source network manager, aimed at simplifying the wired and wireless network management on Linux.

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Encrypting Wifi Password When Using Wicd

Inspired by this answer, I'm wondering if there is a (relatively) painless way to "hide" the wifi password(s) that is/are present in the /etc/wicd/wireless-settings.conf file. I travel a lot and ...
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How to determine the required encryption method for a WiFi connection with wicd?

I have two laptops, a Mac and a ThinkPad running Debian+xfce4. For the latter, I use wicd (version 1.7.4) to manage my internet connections. When it's time to connect to a new secure WiFi network ...
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Set DNS server in resolve.conf using wicd

Short version: How do I get a "nameserver" to be permanently saved in resolve.conf when using wicd for networking? Long Version: I got the following error message after attempting to update apt-get ...
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Increase wireless interface link speed

I have got a new internet connection which is at 50Mbps. The previous one was at 6M. I have this problem now where i can't get more than around 15M. My wifi card is the RTL8187 onboard of the "asus ...
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WICD shows nothing

I have xfce debian system, the WiFi card on my laptop was not detected by the default network manager however the wired connection worked perfectly. So I decided to install WICD and remove the default ...
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How to hide some networks wicd

Is there any way to hide the available networks from the list in wicd? I have a lot of <hidden> networks that are just taking up space and it's harder to find the desired network in that list.
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Disable LAN connection at startup in Debian

How to disable LAN connection at startup in Debian Jessie? Ido not know what establishes that connection. Is it any configuration file or my wicd that starts on boot. But when I open wicd I can see ...
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Wicd asks for password at login

I'm using Linux Manjaro, and recently switched from the default network manager to wicd. The switch went smoothly, except whenever I login I need to enter my password twice - once for the display ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 How to switch to Wicd Network Manager cleanly?

I am having issues with the gnome network manager and I have always liked the wicd network manager. I have already tried to reconfigure using dpkg --reconfigure to no avail. So I would like to just ...
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Wicd asking for password at startup

Wicd suddenly started to ask for password at startup, "Wicd needs to access your computer's network cards" sometimes followed by this error messages: "Could not connect to wicd's D-Bus ...
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trying to connect to eduroam with wicd or wpa-supplicant fails

I'm trying to connect to the local university eduroam wifi where I work with my Debian Jessy (xfce) laptop. The wifi is protected as WPA- EAP : TLS (using ssh key pairs .cer and .pem) I tried using ...
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Troubleshooting WIFI - no access points listed

I have a desktop computer which I run mostly with a wired network connection. When I start the Wicd network manager it says "No wireless networks found." Also, the command iwlist gives the same result:...
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Can't connect to home WiFi - DHCP problem?

I am using wicd for wifi connections. Everything worked fine, but now I suddenly can't connect to my home network anymore. While troubleshooting I tried to set up a hotspot from my Smartphone which ...
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How to setup network without wicd or NetworkManager?

I am working on a raspberry pi box with ubuntu(15.10) installed. It has limited memory so I want to same as much as possible. In memory usage report wicd/NetworkManager and subprocesses usage aprox ...
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wicd: PEAP with TKIP/MSCHAPV2 not working

In wicd, I am using PEAP with TKIP/MSCHAPV2, and I get following error: ERROR:dbus.connection:Exception in handler for D-Bus signal: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-...
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wicd does not work on read-only file system

My root filesystem is mounted read-only. I have installed wicd, but it fails to work with following error: IOError: [Errno 30] Read-only file system: '/etc/wicd/manager-settings.conf' It seems, ...
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Why doesn't wicd install its daemon?

Yet again, I've found myself banging my head against the wall after having issues with wicd (the most consistenly buggy piece of widely-used software I've ever used). This time, after installing ...
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Ip route: Routing with two interfaces (only one connected to Internet)

I have this problem: I have a laptop with WiFi and eth. The WiFi is connected to the internet and has the following config: 192.168.1.100 and 192.168.1.1 as gateway The eth is connected in this way ...
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Manually adding static ip not resolved after a while

Hi Unix/Linux community, I have a small problem with a device I am connecting to my laptop, running Debian Linux. While connected to a router on my wlan1 interface (using wicd, if that matters), I am ...
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Linux: How to auto-configure IP routing based upon ping results

I've got a linux server with two possible connections to the net: one is a slow, high-latency cellular modem (ppp0), and the other is through fast wifi->broadband (wlan0). The problem is that the ...
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Install wicd on Slackware 14.1

I am trying to install wicd-1.7.2.4 on Slackware 14.1. I couldn't find configure or makefile in wicd-1.7.2.4.tar.gz. Running python setup.py configure (following the INSTALL guide) causes: sh: ...
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Can't connect unsecured wifi from Wicd or terminal

I can connect without issue to WPA networks, but if I am somewhere like a hotel and try to connect to an unsecured WiFi, things hang at the DHCP part and I don't get an IP assigned. I'm running ...
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Debian Cannot Access Internet Despite Being “Connected”

I'm have a problem, I cannot access the internet. I'm using a dell inspiron 6400 with debian kernel 3.2 installed. My windows manager is xfce4. I was never able to figure out the wired network, ...
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Connecting to wireless router

According to this manual I tried: $ iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth1 IEEE 802.11bg ESSID:"g\xC6isQ\xFFJ\xEC)\xCD\xBA\xAB\xF2\xFB\xE3F|\xC2T\xF8\x1B\xE8\xE7\x8DvZ.c3\x9F\xC9\x9A" ...
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How do you connect to the internet in backtrack 5 R2

I have recently installed backtrack 5 r2 so it dual-boots alongside windows. However for some reason I'm finding it difficult to make a wired connection using wicd. I know that the connection itself ...
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wired connection not working under Ubuntu 10.04

(using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on a netbook prior to any updates) The wireless works fine, the wired connection has been tested using a Windows computer. Choosing auto eth0 from the power manager fails. ...
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Auto-login to internet script

For me to connect to internet I need to login first. Normally I do this manually (by opening my browser then at the first URL I enter I am redirected to the ISP's login page). However there is a Perl ...
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wicd - no connection after boot, have to restart manually?

I'm using version 1.7.1_pre20120127 with python 2.7.2: [U] net-misc/wicd Available versions: 1.7.0 (~)1.7.0-r1 1.7.1_beta2-r4 (~)1.7.1_pre20111210-r1 1.7.1_pre20120127 (~)1.7.1_pre20120127-r1 (...
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Arch Linux doesn't connect to a wireless network

I'm using Arch Linux on a Thinkpad machine. Everything was satisfactory but today I restarted my router and the machine doesn't connect. The router is fine (another machine and a cell phone connect to ...
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Wicd cannot detect wireless networks on Debian 6 testing, Xfce, fresh install

This is on a fresh Debian 6 testing install on my U100Plus MSI Wind netbook, running with Xfce desktop environment. My laptop's wireless connection works flawlessly in Xubuntu without manual ...
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How would one permanently set names for network interface (wifi/ethernet) in arch

Seems every reboot the names reverse different nics ( wifi/ethernet )…
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How can I solve wifi connection problems between Arch Linux and a WPA2 network?

My home network uses WPA2 for encryption. To connect to it from my Arch Linux insallation, I first tried using NetworkManager, however, that only managed to connect for a minute at most before ...