Network Manager and Wicd

Tom H tomh0665 at
Wed Jun 2 11:35:58 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 8:29 PM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 02:57:43PM -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
>                ..........snip..........
>>          I have 10.04 new load on my laptop and it must have wireless. I
>> set up NM and it works but is a pain. When I boot up I have a panel on
>> my desktop on top that requires a password. I gave it a simple one
>> "karl" and it works. But WICD is head and shoulders better than NM for
>> wireless.
> You're using an insecure password for your wifi connection. Very good,

It's not a wifi password!

It's a keychain password. There have been a few threads in the last
few months where posters have explained to Karl that if he left that
password blank or used the same password as his GDM logon, he wouldn't
be prompted for a password to log on to his wifi network...

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