Wifi GNOME network manager version into KUbuntu, Debian "pinning method, etc. ; jor ubuntu

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Aug 7 19:33:44 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-08-07 at 11:42 -0700, giovanni_re wrote:
> KUbuntu 10.4,
> =
> Failing to get wifi to connect to access point.  It can see APs, but
> fails to get dhcp via command mode, & fails connect with wicd.
> =
> It has been suggested (on KUbuntu list?) to remove the KU network
> manager package, & that might get wicd & console command wifi working.
> Previously, I was told that there is more networking success if one
> installs Ubuntu (not KUbuntu) [to get the Ubuntu/Gnome network manager
> sw], then install KDE on top of that.

FWIW, that method solved my pulseaudio problems. I installed KDE
piecemeal AFTER I had a working Gnome / Ubuntu installed system. 

But, that is my two cents worth. Ric

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