Network Manager and Wicd

Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Wed Jun 2 00:24:57 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 10:07:58PM +0200, Alfredo De Luca wrote:
> Hi all.
> I have Ubuntu 10.4 upgraded (with no problems) from Karmic Koala. Back then I
> couldn't use Network Manager for my wireless and I installed WICD which  worked
> perfectly.
> Now I am having the same issues.... NM works fine with wired,Mobile broadband
> etc etc except I have to use WICD for wireless and NM for the
> rest of connections. 
> The issue is that NM will connect to a wireless but after a few seconds drops
> and re-try to reconnect.....and then on and off!

Something must have changed in the last release or two. It used to be
that the installation of wicd would disable/uninstall nm. What happened
and when?

Bob Holtzman
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