errol at tzora.co.il
Tue Mar 15 03:51:50 UTC 2011
I fully agree with Jon. WICD is the way to go!!!
On 03/14/2011 11:41 PM, Jon Piper wrote:
> Hi Georgi,
> I have had the the same problem with a number of laptops - including
> this one. I Cured the problem by removing knetworkmanager and
> installing WICD. This has happened at least ten times; now I
> automatically remove knetworkmanager and now everyone is as happy as a
> pig in slop. This has happened with Kubuntu 7.04, 7.10, 8.04, 9.10,
> 10.04 (I have been so happy with 10.04 I haven't bothered with
> anything beyond. They need ash can knetworkmanager in my opinion.
> Be sure you remove knetworkmanager because it doesn't get along with
> WICD - if fact it doesn't get along with itself. Here is how to do it
> - the easy way:
> 1. open a terminal, type: sudo apt-get install synaptic (it is
> a package manager - the best for all of the *buntu in my
> 2. search for knetworkmanager (knm-runtime) and mark it for
> complete removal
> 3. search for WICD and mark it for installation
> 4. click "apply"
> 5. when it is finished doing its thing -- re-start
> 6. set up you wireless security WPA, WEP, etc. and you are good to
> go wired ethernet or wireless. I rarely work with
> wireless, but I can unplug my cat5 and walk 25 feet the
> wireless is working and the icon is changed for wired to
> wireless. Have fun with *buntu!
> Jon Piper
> On 03/14/2011 10:18 AM, Georgi Kourtev wrote:
>> On Monday, March 14, 2011 11:39:52 Paul Stear wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I don't know what I have done to cause this but every time I boot the
>>> system starts without connecting to the network.
>>> If I run knetworkmanager in a konsole it starts as normal and I can check
>>> mail etc..
>>> How do I get the network to start automatically on boot up?
>>> Thanks for any replies,
>> Did you try in System Settings ---> System Administration --> Startup and
>> Shutdown? Is it there?
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