Hi can anyone tell why i can not connect to wireless network using wicd, i ubuntu 9.04 on my laptop and it connect to internet very easy and good, but when i try on bt4 pre final i put the web key and it keep trying to connect but can not able to go on line i don't like that wicd is there any network that i can install and use it
One failure to provide adequate information is not going to get anyone real help.
Two, try using the command line for a change.
That's where the power is at. It will generally also be more reliable.
I had same problem and i solved in that way :
iface lo inet loopback
leave only that infos in the fila and save.
2)Services --> Start Network;
3)Internet --> Wicd;
4) connect to your wifi.....try different wpa_supplicant options in wicd if you cant connect;
5) if dont work, try reinstalling wpa_supplicant package;
6) check in your syslog what appening when you connect and post here if you still have problems.
I finally added wicd to my startup services, so when i do startx my connection is ready to use. Hope that help....
You can use commands at the command line to get the internet going:
Linux Internet Connection - Virjacode
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I CAN solve it from bash-cmd, but that won't solve the the wicd issue!
It may be easier to use command line.
iwconfig wlan0 essid your-essid-here mode managed key XX:XX:XX:XX
key can be in both hex or ascii, followed by
you should get an address from you router/dhcp server confirm with
Hope this helps.
I'm seeing this issue as well.
When in command line before starting up wicd service/client I can do dhclient and I get an ip instantly. When I start up wicd service/client I then do dhclient and it keeps looping through DHCPdiscovery and it times out getting an ip address. It does the same when using wicd to get the ip.
It used to work in BT4 beta.
I guess the answer is cli and wpa_supplicant