Network connection

Derek Broughton derek at
Thu Nov 5 03:10:47 GMT 2009

Georgi Kourtev wrote:

> Dear all,
> As I had problems connecting to wifi networks after the 9.10 upgrade, so I
> decided to install wicd package.  While installing the KPackage asked me
> to remove:
> plasma-widget-networkmanagement
> plasma-widget-network-manager
> network-manager
> network-manager-gnome
> When this was done, it started to fetch the wicd package and... no network
> (even wired) is available! 

It's obviously not that simple - apt doesn't work that way.  Packages are 
_downloaded_ before anything gets installed or uninstalled.  Look in 
/var/cache/apt/archives for the package.

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