downloading wicd for Kubuntu 8.04

ray burke rayburke30 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 4 22:30:39 BST 2010


On 7/5/10, Clay Weber <claydoh at midmaine.com> wrote:
> On Sunday, July 04, 2010 05:14:08 pm ray burke wrote:
>  > On 7/2/10, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
>  > > ray burke wrote:
>  > >  > as I have been advised by searching for connection of my
>  > >  > wireless broadband usb stick (Dodo) to operate properly and bee
>  > >  > recognised as a modem that I have to install WICD but within the web
>  > >  > page of "http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php" it does not
>  > >  > mention install for Kubuntu?
>  > >
>  > > Well, the description is for Ubuntu but Kubuntu shares the same
>  > >
>  > >  repository and wicd works more or less the same for both Ubuntu and
>  > >  Kubuntu. I just can't tell you a GUI way to add the repo because I don't
>  > >  have a 8.04 machine left. You can add the line
>  > >
>  > >  deb http://apt.wicd.net hardy extras
>  > >
>  > >  to your sources.list file. You need root privilege to edit that file and
>  > >  you could do it with the command
>  > >
>  > >  kdesudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list
>  > >
>  > >  from a terminal or from Alt-F2. Then add the key as described on the
>  > >  page you mentioned. After that you can install wicd from your favourite
>  > >  package manager.
>  > >
>  > >
>  > >  Nils
>  > >
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>  > Nils,
>  > See my coments below
>  >
>  > You can add the line
>  >
>  > deb http://apt.wicd.net hardy extras  *** understand this***
>  >
>  >
>  > to your sources.list file. You need root privilege to edit that file and
>  > you could do it with the command
>  >
>  > kdesudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list
>  >
>  > from a terminal or from Alt-F2. Then add the key as described on the
>  > page you mentioned. After that you can install wicd from your favourite
>  > package manager.  ***Dont understand this***
>  >
>  > as how to enter which key?
>  >
>  > ray
>
>
> Quoting from the directions found on http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php
>  on how to install wicd on Ubuntu (this part of the process is the exact same
>  for Kubuntu):
>
>  You'll also need to add the key used for signing Wicd by running the following
>  command in a terminal:
>
>  wget -q http://apt.wicd.net/wicd.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
>
>  After that you can use your package manager to reload your package list and
>  then install wicd as you would any other application.
>
>
>
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Clay,

Because I am a novice at Kubuntu I dont quite understand that Is why I
am asking for
help in lay mens terms?

ray



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