O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Thu Aug 30 14:07:56 BST 2007

Derek Broughton wrote:
> O. Sinclair wrote:
>> James Tappin wrote:
>>> On Sun, 12 Aug 2007 09:52:30 -0300
>>> Derek Broughton <news at> wrote:
>>> DB> I still haven't found a better tool.  It's far from perfect but
>>> DB> there's nothing else that does a half-decent job of managing my
>>> DB> laptop connections.
>>> wicd ( is about 3/4 the way there -- I found it via
>>> fsdaily the other day. It does at least make connections, and remember
>>> network keys etc. and not disable itself. It's not perfect yet but it
>>> beats the competition hollow (IMHO).
>> I will agree to that - I am using the "unstable" 1.3.3 version and it
>> beats anything I tried. There are some bugs but they are well-known and
>> easily avoided. Development very active. Also the first that does not
>> get problems when I use Kppp to dial-up.
> I tried it.  Right off the bat, it wouldn't run without me giving it a
> password.  That's just not useful.  I went back to KNetworkManager.
That's odd is all I can say. But each one to his/her own then. I have no 
real grunge with Knetworkmanager but that I can define x number of wired 
and wireless network configs in Wicd helps me a lot.


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