Jay Daniels jaydanie at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 02:05:32 UTC 2009

Steven Susbauer wrote:
> 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.

This was my drawback from using wicd, no way to setup broadband card and 
  gnome-ppp development is dead.

Once I ditch this card I may reinstall wicd.


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