Derek Broughton news at
Thu Aug 30 12:21:43 UTC 2007

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.

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