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Old 05-17-2009, 08:33 AM   #1
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Question Aspire One with Ubuntu8.10: is there a better alternative for NetworkManager?

Hi folks,

The wifi connection on my mini works just fine but the NetworkManager does not work as it should.
During downloading I lose my connection and when I view the settings they are not the same that I applied earlier.
After applying the right settings again the connection works fine until the next interruption.


Old 05-17-2009, 09:36 AM   #2
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I like using this:

It should be in the repositories. You may want to uninstall network manager and then install it.
Old 05-17-2009, 10:14 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot!
I followed your advice and I did not lose my connection anymore.


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wicd rocks.. I use it on my Aspire One as well.. good stuff



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