the infamous linux wifi monster strikes
holtzm at cox.net
Thu Apr 16 01:33:49 UTC 2009
On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> Run "sudo aptitude update"
> "sudo aptitude install wicd"
> Without the quotes, of course. You may find that your wifi card just works after installing wicd. Reboot just to be safe.
Tried wicd and got *some* progress. It says I'm connected but I can't
ping anything (including the router) nor can I access anything on the
> No expert here but, if you want to give NM another try, then try adding the nameserver that
> worked before in resolv.conf and using NM add the ESSID to the
> wireless setup if you can find it; maybe using the drop down menus. I have wicd installed so can't check for you.
> My best advice would be to switch to wicd ipo NM. Personally, I could never get NM to keep a stable wifi setup
> and so have many othrs. Never had any trouble with wicd. HTH.
I would be ecstatic if I could get it to connect *at all*.
The frustration builds.
Thanks for the reply.
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