Roy Smith rasmith1959 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 17 16:08:40 UTC 2009

Raseel Bhagat wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 7:02 PM, Daniel Dalton
> <daniel.dalton at iinet.net.au <mailto:daniel.dalton at iinet.net.au>> wrote:
>     On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 06:54:32PM +0530, Raseel Bhagat wrote:
>     >    If for any reason you are not happy with NetworkManager 0.7.0
>     ( psst..
>     >    they say NM - 0.7.1 in Jaunty is awesome), then I thinkÂ
>     I'll certainly give it ago, and see what happens!
>     >    as Brian suggested, Wicd is the best.
>     >
>     >    In fact, if you do a lot of switching between SSIDs with
>     various security
>     >    modes like I do, I think Wicd is better than NM.
>     Thanks, guess I have to build from source for that?
> No. I think you need to add a repo in the source.list file and just
> apt-get it.
> That's how I did it.
> But I think the repo is available for only Interpid.

Really??? I did this in a terminal and here is the result:

roy at looneybin:~$ aptitude show wicd
E: Unable to locate package wicd
roy at looneybin:~$

The only third party repositories I have enabled are for Google,
Griffith, and Medibuntu.  Now maybe if you've enabled the backport
repository you'd find it, but it's not in the "stock" repositories.


Roy Smith
Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex
Registered Linux User #488144

-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 898 bytes
Desc: OpenPGP digital signature
URL: <https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-users/attachments/20090417/509cee72/attachment.pgp>

More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list