Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 01:42:55 UTC 2009
Andrew Farris wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-08-31 at 18:05 -0600, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>> Andrew Farris wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2009-08-31 at 16:38 -0600, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
>>>> On my 8.04 I got it working except wiced which I added a year ago when
>>>> it came up. This completely removed network-manager so when I got the x
>>>> windows working I still had no Internet. This was disapointing but it
>>>> was how it was.
>>>> I worked with wiced but got no results. It was broken I think and no
>>>> reason found.
>>>> Then I decided to remount network-manager because it works fine with my
>>>> wired Internet. But then re-discovered I can't do that! I have no Internet.
>>>> I may have the LiveCD for 8.04 and will look for it. Does anyone know
>>>> how to get network-manager from the CD to the hard drive?
>>>> 73 Karl
>>> I think...
>>> 1. Insert Ubuntu CD (of correct version)
>>> 2. sudo apt-cdrom add
>>> 3. sudo aptitude reinstall network-manager
>>> should work?
>>> If it doesn't, go uncheck all your software sources (except for the CD)
>>> in "System > Administration > Software Sources", then do a "sudo apt-get
>>> update" then the above.
>>> hope that helps
>> Sorry neither method works. I do have a good LiveCD of Hardy. The
>> second method was odd because it got nothing. I did try
>> sudo aptitude install network-manager on my hard drive Hardy but it failed.
> What was the error message when it failed? I just got a lot of practice
> resolving weird issues w/ broken software over the weekend, because I
> accidentally overwrote python with a (failed) build of a newer python I
> did myself. Broke nearly Everything graphical on my system, and took me
> a whole day to set right.
> On the plus side, I finally figured out how to use vi :)
Well I had to use my fix. I reloaded Hardy and it is now getting a lot
of updates. But network-manager is working fine. In fact this is typed
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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