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Old 10-13-2013, 07:22 PM   #1
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Question How to install previous version of wicd manager?


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so i have been trying to connect to the net on bt5r3 and havong problems.. i read that it can help if i install wicd manger 1.6.2 but im a mewb and dont no how can someone please help?
 
Old 10-14-2013, 11:45 AM   #2
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You need to supply some details.

What distribution are you using?
 
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Old 10-14-2013, 05:32 PM   #3
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sorry,
im running Backtrack5 in virtualbox on a mac osx
 
Old 10-14-2013, 08:32 PM   #4
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https://launchpad.net/wicd/1.6/1.6.2...-1.6.2.tar.bz2

download the source and build the package if you believe that you really need that specific version
 
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thanks for the help
 
Old 10-15-2013, 01:15 AM   #6
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Hi,

before you spend time trying to manually install and use this specific version of wicd, you might be better served by requesting help for the underlying problem you are having. Getting the virtual network device to work on a guest machine in virtual box should be trivial (ie changing the version of wicd is unlikely to help). Problems related to how the networking is configured within virtualbox and the host machine are more common.

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Old 10-15-2013, 01:38 AM   #7
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Hi,

before you spend time trying to manually install and use this specific version of wicd, you might be better served by requesting help for the underlying problem you are having. Getting the virtual network device to work on a guest machine in virtual box should be trivial (ie changing the version of wicd is unlikely to help). Problems related to how the networking is configured within virtualbox and the host machine are more common.

Evo2.
yer i have been having trouble with it in virtual netowrk so i thought i might dualboot or somthing along those lines i really apreciate ur feedback i will defenitly look more into the VB/host machine side of things but saying that i have been for a while now and still seems easier to even make it my host OS and play with BT from there Thanks again u guys rock!!!

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Hi,

before you spend time trying to manually install and use this specific version of wicd, you might be better served by requesting help for the underlying problem you are having. Getting the virtual network device to work on a guest machine in virtual box should be trivial (ie changing the version of wicd is unlikely to help). Problems related to how the networking is configured within virtualbox and the host machine are more common.

Evo2.
yer i have been having trouble with it in virtual netowrk so i thought i might dualboot or somthing along those lines i really apreciate ur feedback i will defenitly look more into the VB/host machine side of things but saying that i have been for a while now and still seems easier to even make it my host OS and play with BT from there Thanks again u guys rock!!!
 
Old 10-15-2013, 02:28 PM   #8
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You would probably be best served using a current version, which is now Kali Linux.

http://www.kali.org/
 
Old 10-15-2013, 05:51 PM   #9
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You would probably be best served using a current version, which is now Kali Linux.
i have had alot of problems just trying to start kali in VB on a mac i just crazy how many issuses there are but im just looking to play around with BT5 and other linux distros but when i find a tut on how to set up kali i will give it a go... i read that the only way for it to work on a mac is to get the torrent download so will give it ago...THANKS EVERY!
 
  


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