[xubuntu-users] wicd bug ?

Lee Gold leegold at operamail.com
Thu Mar 3 21:50:30 UTC 2011


> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Charlie Kravetz <cjk at teamcharliesangels.com>
> To: xubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> Subject: Re: [xubuntu-users] wicd bug ?
> Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2011 13:48:55 -0700
> 
> 
> On Thu, 3 Mar 2011 14:23:54 -0400
> "Lee Gold" <leegold at operamail.com> wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > wicd the latest version for Xubuntu 10.10 has a problem when 
> > trying to connect with a wired interface, it hangs when trying to 
> > get an IP address via I assume DHCP. If I go back to an older 
> > wicd version it works OK or if I use the default network- manager 
> > it'll work OK, XP works OK. Rarely if I kill the latest wicd 
> > version via the terminal and restart via the terminal: sudo wicd, 
> > it will work but normally it hangs as described.
> >
> > Even if it connects a wired interface usually doesn't keep 
> > connected. It's really unreliable for me. But note wireless works 
> > fine only wired does this.
> >
> > This problem is reported a lot when I google it but I can't find 
> > any established fixes for it. I prefer wicd but it seems like 
> > this problem is reported all over the place but seems like is not 
> > getting attention from developers(?) and does anyone know about 
> > this or have a fix?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >
> >
> 
> What is the bug number for this issue? Very few applications actually
> get attention from the developers if they do not know anything is
> wrong. The way the developers are told something is broken is the bug
> report.
> 
> --
> Charlie Kravetz

I see a bug for wireless that's similar. 

https://bugs.launchpad.net/wicd/+bug/519238

I'll try and submit a bug, I have to figure out how to get the wicd log...

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