Wired networking

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Thu Nov 27 02:15:50 UTC 2008

On 11/26/2008 07:41 AM, H.S.Rai wrote:
> I upgraded Ubuntu from 8.04 LTS to 8.10 on my laptop using campus
> through wifi for my laptop Compaq Presario V3000, having Intel Pro /
> 100 VE LAN card. With 8.04, both LAN and wireless was working fine.
> But after upgradation, Network Managet Applet showed dimmed "Wired
> network". On right click and edit connection, editing failed with
> message: nm-ifupdown-connection.c.82 - connection update not supported
> (read only)
> What I can do to make LAN working.

You might want to try removing Network Manager and installing wicd
instead. Just be sure to download the wicd .deb first in case you don't
have a working connection


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