WICD and KNetworkManager

Derek Broughton news at pointerstop.ca
Thu Mar 13 13:44:01 UTC 2008

Earl Violet wrote:

> --- Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>>  The thing that had been
>> increasingly annoying me about network-manager is that it only
>> occasionally
>> ever attempted to automatically connect to a (previously known)
>> wireless
>> network when it became available.  Since I live off-grid, and my
>> power goes
>> out at least once a week - much more at this time of year - my
>> wireless network can often disappear for a while.
> Interesting Derek but that was the reason I went to wicd.  It didn't
> automatically connect.

And Wicd promises to do that better, and for most people it seems to - it
just didn't for me.  I don't get it, but as long as I've got to fight with
one app or the other to get it to work properly, I'd prefer to stick to the
Ubuntu supported one.

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