wireless connection

norman norman at littletank.org
Sun Nov 25 09:00:43 UTC 2007

< snip > 

> Wireless... the bane of my life until I found wicd
> http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php
> Once installed you will have to execute /opt/wicd/tray.py to get it
> running - most new users miss that  point and if you want it to start
> automatically on boot, I quote the download page:
> "In GNOME, to get the tray icon to automatically appear at boot, go to
> System > Preferences > Sessions. In the "Startup Programs" tab, click
> the "New" button. Give it a name ("Wicd" works fine). For the command,
> enter "/opt/wicd/tray.py"."
> This should be ok for edubuntu, kubuntu is different. In KDE, you'll
> need to make a desktop file and place it in~/.kde/Autostart

Thanks for that. However, I am not sure if it is what I need. I had a
look at the features and gathered that it does not yet work with ralink
cards. The card I have got uses ralink chips I believe.


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