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Old 05-27-2009, 07:23 AM   #1
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Network Manager Applet keeps asking for authentication

I'm using F10. Wireless is configured, and working nicely. Only problem is that every time I boot the laptop I get the "Wireless Network Authentication Required" dialog for my WPA. All I have to do is hit OK and I'm authenticated. Why does it keep popping up?

Note - I doubt this is a router issue, because I recently changed routers and the same is happening on the new one.
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Networkmanager is buggy
Try to use wicd
Old 05-27-2009, 06:18 PM   #3
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Networkmanager is buggy
Try to use wicd
Thanks for the info! Installed wicd and it's working perfectly!
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Possible solution

On my system (Debian Squeeze with XFCE4) this was caused by me not having gnome-keyring installed. Once I installed it nm-applet immediately tried to access the default keyring and the keyring manager required a password for the new keyring. Once this was entered I could disconnect and connect to my wireless network without being asked anything.


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