Handing off one IP address from wireless to LAN and back
theuteck at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 17:20:48 UTC 2011
I would recommend you try using wicd in place of network-mangler.
On Thu, Dec 8, 2011 at 10:54 AM, stencil <stencil.sends at verizon.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 08 Dec 2011 12:00:30 +0000, Nils Kassube
> wrote in kubuntu-users Digest, Vol 83, Issue 9:
> >> [ ... ] I changed the password
> >> on the wireless router and things fell apart. Now:
> >> -- at bootup it is necessary to provide the WEP password
> >> via a dialogue box labeled "Secret" that pops up as soon as
> >> the desktop stabilizes; and
> >[ ... ] make
> >sure that you don't have to enter the password after bootup to avoid the
> >pop-up asking for the secret. Not sure how to do that ...
> Nor do I, which prompted the original post. I guess the key
> issue is that google will not yield to me a list of those
> files written into by Network Manager (or its emulators) and
> those files' default configurations, nor can I find a
> coherent description (scripts read, files written) of the
> startup sequence for the network interfaces.
> The WEP-PSA thing is a red herring; here in the rural (US)
> Berkshire hills, wardriving and the like are not a concern.
> The system of swapping one IP from cable to wireless worked
> satisfactorily, with auto login to the router, through three
> previous password changes, two of which were under the
> Maverick regime.
> >Another option would be to use WICD instead of network-manager - and if
> >you try it, don't forget to purge network-manager. Otherwise both
> >network-manager and WICD fight to control the wireless interface and
> >nothing works.
> Sounds like the thing to do. I'll give it a lick this
> gds, stencil
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