wicd

Steven Susbauer steven at too1337.com
Fri Jun 19 02:48:29 UTC 2009


Jay Daniels wrote:
> 
> 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 
> connections.
> 
> 
> 
> jay
> 
> 
> 

Wicd handles wired connections as well. Nothing for 3g and VPN that I
know of though.

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