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Old 06-05-2012, 07:40 PM   #1
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Is there a good replacement for wicd?


I was wondering if there was a good replacement for wicd.I don't want to use network-manager
Thanks
 
Old 06-05-2012, 07:46 PM   #2
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Distro? Desktop environment? Type of connection? What's wrong with wicd? What's wrong with network-manager?

More questions than answers I'm afraid.
 
Old 06-05-2012, 07:51 PM   #3
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My distro is Debian on xfce wifi connection. I read that network-manager is not the best option for wireless. My problem with wicd is that I cannot connect to my wifi connection. It says Connection Failed Bad Password
 
Old 06-05-2012, 07:53 PM   #4
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NetworkManager has greatly improved. I used wicd for years, but I switched recently. Networkmanager seems to work better.
 
Old 06-05-2012, 08:11 PM   #5
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try ceni
 
Old 06-05-2012, 08:43 PM   #6
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Debian has a really excellent wiki on setting up your wifi:

http://wiki.debian.org/WiFi

I have personally used network-manager, wicd, and ceni on Debian Xfce. They all worked perfectly fine once properly configured. Network manager is the recommended and default for Debian so why not start there? If you patiently follow the steps in the link above, ask specific questions when you get stuck, and provide more details (such as what is your wireless card chipset?) then I'm sure we can help you.

At the risk of stating the obvious, check that your password is correct and your caps lock isn't on when you type it.
 
Old 06-05-2012, 08:48 PM   #7
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wifi-radar
ceni
network-manager
wicd


Personally i usse ceni to setup roaming then use wicd to connect
 
  


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