WICD setup for Wireless connection...???
mikemcginn at mcginnweb.net
Tue Nov 2 17:30:08 UTC 2010
On Tuesday, November 02, 2010 13:14:12 Larry Shields wrote:
> On 11/02/2010 10:52 AM, R Kimber wrote:
> > On Tue, 02 Nov 2010 09:05:34 -0500
> > Larry Shields wrote:
> >>> Have you got wpasupplicant installed?
> >>> - Richard.
> >> *Hi Richard - - To answer your question, yes I do have it installed...
> > OK. Well I don't use WICD myself, but I've had plenty of problems getting
> > wireless connections working. In the end, I concluded that the problem
> > was due to the keyring thingy. Having entered my wpa key in the network
> > manager setup, it wasn't obvious to me that I also had to enter it again
> > in the window that pops up just after you log on. To begin with I
> > thought it was asking me for my user password and entered that. That
> > didn't work, and I wasn't offered another chance until I opted for the
> > Microsoft solution and re-booted. After I entered the wpa key again,
> > everything worked. Maybe your problem is something like this?
> > - Richard.
> *Hi Richard,
> Nope it is not the KEY RING, I do have WICD working, I was thinking that
> I needed to edit some script or script's for it too work correctly...But
> it is now working just fine, although I'd love to have it automatically
> start up when logging in...NO KEY RING is being asked on my system...
edit /etc/default/wicd so it starts automatically.
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