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Old 09-26-2010, 08:41 PM   #16
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Vector Linux 6.0 uses a 2.6.27.12 kernel, so I am not surprised.
 
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Once I realized that Vector worked, using 12.1, I got Slackware 12.2, and it works. I've ran the script to install wicd from /extra, and it worked OK too. Now my problem is how to make wicd function, or where to find it for that matter. It's nowhere to be found in the menu anywhere.

I decided that until I've actually got Slack up and running, I won't know what Slackware really is. Vector sure makes me curious to see what the real McCoy is like.

And I see why there's nostalgia for older versions of Slackware and KDE. It may not be as pretty as some of the newer stuff, but it all works, and with no fuss.
 
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Now my problem is how to make wicd function, or where to find it for that matter. It's nowhere to be found in the menu anywhere.
On my KDE menu, wicd is under Applications->Internet.
From a graphical environment, it can be started by wicd-client.
From the command line you can use wicd-curses. (You need to a member of the netdev group).
Check that /etc/rc.d/rc.wicd is executable, so that the wicd daemon is started at boot.
 
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Success! Wicd works, I'm posting this from Slackware.
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