Proposal: Remove NetworkManager for WICD, perhaps after Lucid?

Cody A.W. Somerville cody-somerville at
Fri Jan 8 23:14:46 UTC 2010


On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 5:17 PM, J. Anthony Limon <j at> wrote:

> Network Manager is a tricky topic so I'll try to make this as unbiased
> as possible.
> WICD offers a solid replacement to NetworkManager while keeping almost
> all the features. The only thing I can think of that would keep someone
> from switching outright is that Network Manager has built-in VPN
> support. After a poll of some sort we could then decide if we also
> needed to ship a VPN client by default.

What problem are you trying to solve?


Cody A.W. Somerville
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Canonical OEM Services
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