WICD and KNetworkManager

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Sat Mar 8 06:14:44 UTC 2008

Nigel Ridley wrote:
> I recently bought a Dell 1525 Inspiron laptop and am planning on setting up a wireless 
> router at home. I would also like to be able to use 'hotspots' and wireless connections at 
> friend's homes.
> I read on this list that WICD is superior to KNetworkManager. I also read an interesting 
> article about WICD [http://www.linux.com/feature/118224] where one of the comments was 
> that one should uninstall KNetworkManager as it conflicts with WICD.
> Any comments or recommendations/suggestions?
The WICD installer will normally uninstall Knetworkmanager for you as it 
will otherwise be problems. I prefer WICD over Knetworkmanager for many 
reasons, one being the ability to set up and save profiles for wired 


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