Jay Daniels jaydanie at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 00:45:28 UTC 2009

NoOp wrote:
> On 06/17/2009 12:27 PM, Steven Susbauer wrote:
>> Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>> Colin Law wrote:
>>>>> Does that take you to the same url that NoOp referenced
>>>>> (http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php)?  If not I am not sure of
>>>>> the relevance.
>>> 	This does take you to a page with information on many Linux types, but
>>> does not include Ubuntu. I guess this is what mis-lead NoOp. If you use
>>> my URL you will see Ubuntu.
>>> 73 Karl
>> The wiki is not official documentation, remember that it was created by
>> myself and modified by you.
>> The download page did officially direct users how to set up the
>> repository in the past. I have an idea why they may have removed those
>> directions though: Jaunty is now considered the stable release and Wicd
>> is in the Ubuntu repositories, the Wicd repository was only really
>> needed for people using old releases. It is possible they see no need to
>> officially support the old releases.
> Actually 8.04 (hardy) is an LTS... read that to mean _stable_ release.
> I'll file a bug in https://launchpad.net/wicd.

When I re-installed 8.04 on my notebook, Jaunty was out.  However, the 
support date for Hardy was actually as 2 years from jaunty's release and 
Jaunty only good for 1 year, correct?

Wicd is an excellent tool, but in it's current state I don't see it 
being default in any Ubuntu release.  Not everybody uses wifi only 
notebooks while the gnome panel network applet handles all network 


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