Insurmountable Problem

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
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 
on Hardy.

73 Karl


	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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