[xubuntu-users] networking lost on upgrade.

Vincent mailinglists at vinnl.nl
Mon Nov 24 15:46:56 UTC 2008

On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:26 PM, Gary Crosby <grcrosby at gmail.com> wrote:

> Vincent, thanks for the input. The Network Manager is showing on the
> toolbar showing the overlapped monitors with a large red & white x in
> the middle of it.Tried your suggestion but nothing going, still have
> the same icons in the task bar. Clicking on the icon shows that the
> wired link is greyed out & not available for editting. Going into the
> system>network tools and checking eth0 reveals that it is not even
> registering.
> As for wicd I have never used it, but to install it now would require
> downloading the tar files then a make and bake session. Which I am not
> totally opposed to, but what happened inside Xubuntu that the
> previously stable network connection should simply die off on the
> upgrade?

I have no idea, but do take note that you can just install wicd using the
instructions for Ubuntu at http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php

(Or you can download the .deb package and install that directly from
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