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Old 11-25-2010, 07:53 AM   #1
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WICD keeps asking for user password at Openbox start; how to turn off?

So, in any other Desktop or WM, wicd never asks for password
yesterday I installed Openbox,etc from SlackBuilds and each time I start Openbox it asks for my user's password.

I did some googling but couldn't find anything regarding Slackware & wicd
and I'm using -current

User is part of netdev group so what's the issue?
Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving!

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Old 11-26-2010, 04:13 PM   #2
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Hi linus72,

I had this problem after I disabled the rc.wicd daemon (I set rc.wicd to not executable). It seems the password is asked for if the daemon could not be started.

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