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Old 07-20-2014, 06:06 PM   #1
rc_mandar
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Unhappy wicd-gtk bad password debian


I have installed a debian fluxbox on my sexy x121e.

Depressingly, i am facing a problem with wicd-gtk. After clicking connect on a wifi connection i just get no connection bad password error and then it says not connected. I do not have a network-manager. so i can't remove it as other threads suggested. Do not know how to work around this problem. Plz reply.
 
Old 07-20-2014, 06:20 PM   #2
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Is this some slightly unusual meaning of "sexy"?

Try using a wired connection until you are able to fix this problem.
 
Old 07-20-2014, 08:42 PM   #3
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i have seen similar problems, and iirc it had something to do with encryption: wpa2 is the standard for linux, but some routers or wifi-adapters don't support it (they use the dreaded wep instead).
so, try to set up an unencrypted connection - if that works, at least you know that the problem is indeed encryption related.

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Is this some slightly unusual meaning of "sexy"?
in a metaphorical way i can relate to that... heh.
although i have no clue what device op is talking about.
also, fluxbox never seems to hold what it promises, but maybe that's just my problem.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 01:50 AM   #4
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plz see the snap.

i have to solve the problem i have to!
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Old 07-21-2014, 02:05 AM   #5
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That screen grab suggests you do not have the password for that particular wireless connection or service provider.
 
Old 07-21-2014, 10:43 AM   #6
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@Randius Draco Albus
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That screen grab suggests you do not have the password for that particular wireless connection or service provider.
Even so it isn't true. I have the password and i do provide it to wicd-gtk.

For my another laptop i do use my wifi. btw i have Ub 14.04 on my second laptop. However wicd-gtk refuses to connect giving me bad password (wpa preshared key) error and says not connected.

wifi control works fine with wicd-gtk coz i can turn it on or off. Also it shows my wifi essid as well.

plz help. how would i be able to connect it to my wifi?

@ondoho
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try to set up an unencrypted connection
plz see snap i attached before.
i have to have an encrypted one otherwise my neighbors will use my wifi as well.

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Old 07-21-2014, 09:18 PM   #7
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How is it possible for you to bring up that wicd failed dialog box on top of an apparently successful web connection - including adverts?

Are you attempting to make multiple wifi connections from your PC?
 
Old 07-23-2014, 06:37 PM   #8
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plz see snap i attached before.
i have to have an encrypted one otherwise my neighbors will use my wifi as well.
i meant for troubleshooting only.

also i suggested some other things you have possibly overlooked.

but really jeremyboden's question seems to be the most important obe right now.
 
  


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