No wicd, no network

Knapp magick.crow at
Wed Mar 17 13:35:29 UTC 2010

On Wed, Mar 17, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at> wrote:
>> I
>> don't know why but suspect that the wicd settings file has and error
>> or something. So my thought is for you to rename your current one to
>> backup or del it and restart your computer. Perhaps this will help.
>> Can't hurt and you can always restore the settings file.
> Thanks! That did it!
> $ sudo mv /etc/wicd/wired-settings.conf /etc/wicd/wired-settings.conf-OLD
> Of course, had I bothered to read the wicd log I would have seen that
> the file was unparsable and saved us both some time!
> --
> Dotan Cohen

Log? What log? LOL.
Ya know, it seems to be a bad program than logs the problem and then
goes on to fail and not tell the users about it expect in the log. Why
not pop up a big message, FAIL ... Settings File not readable?

Douglas E Knapp

Open Source Sci-Fi mmoRPG Game project.

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