Hi all. I am using BT5 (KDE, installed on HDD).
Wicd was working properly and then suddenly it stopped. I have not played with settings or anything of that sort.
First thing i checked was if my wifi button/switch was on (it is!).
Here is some info, if you need more please let me know.

airmon-ng:
Code:
Interface	Chipset		Driver

wlan0		Intel 3945ABG	iwl3945 - [phy0]
cat var/log/wicd/wicd.log:
Code:
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: ---------------------------
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: wicd initializing...
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: ---------------------------
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: wicd is version 1.7.0 552
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find backend in configuration, setting default external
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting backend to external
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: trying to load backend external
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: successfully loaded backend external
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: trying to load backend external
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: successfully loaded backend external
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Automatically detected wireless interface wlan0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find wireless_interface in configuration, setting default wlan0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting wireless interface wlan0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: automatically detected wired interface eth0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find wired_interface in configuration, setting default eth0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting wired interface eth0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find wpa_driver in configuration, setting default wext
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting wpa driver wext
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find always_show_wired_interface in configuration, setting default False
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find use_global_dns in configuration, setting default False
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting use global dns to False
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find global_dns_1 in configuration, setting default None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find global_dns_2 in configuration, setting default None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find global_dns_3 in configuration, setting default None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find global_dns_dom in configuration, setting default None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find global_search_dom in configuration, setting default None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting global dns
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: global dns servers are None None None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: domain is None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: search domain is None
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find auto_reconnect in configuration, setting default True
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: setting automatically reconnect when connection drops True
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find debug_mode in configuration, setting default False
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find wired_connect_mode in configuration, setting default 1
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find signal_display_type in configuration, setting default 0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find should_verify_ap in configuration, setting default 1
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find dhcp_client in configuration, setting default 0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Setting dhcp client to 0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find link_detect_tool in configuration, setting default 0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find flush_tool in configuration, setting default 0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find sudo_app in configuration, setting default 0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: did not find prefer_wired in configuration, setting default False
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Wireless configuration file not found, creating...
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Wired configuration file not found, creating a default...
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Creating wired profile for wired-default
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: dhclient.conf.template not found, copying...
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: chmoding configuration files 0600...
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: chowning configuration files root:root...
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Using wireless interface...wlan0
2011/08/06 05:16:48 :: Using wired interface...eth0
2011/08/06 05:16:51 :: did not find main_width in configuration, setting default -1
2011/08/06 05:16:51 :: did not find main_height in configuration, setting default -1
2011/08/06 05:16:55 :: did not find pref_width in configuration, setting default -1
2011/08/06 05:16:55 :: did not find pref_height in configuration, setting default -1
2011/08/06 05:16:55 :: trying to load backend ioctl
2011/08/06 05:16:55 :: WARNING: python-iwscan not found, falling back to using iwlist scan.
2011/08/06 05:16:55 :: WARNING: python-wpactrl not found, falling back to using wpa_cli.
2011/08/06 05:16:55 :: trying to load backend external
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting use global dns to 1
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting global dns
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: global dns servers are   
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: domain is 
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: search domain is 
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting wireless interface wlan0
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting wired interface eth0
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting wpa driver wext
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting automatically reconnect when connection drops 1
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: setting backend to external
2011/08/06 05:17:35 :: Setting dhcp client to 0
2011/08/06 05:17:55 :: Autoconnecting...
2011/08/06 05:17:55 :: No wired connection present, attempting to autoconnect to wireless network
2011/08/06 05:17:55 :: Unable to autoconnect, you'll have to manually connect
2011/08/06 05:18:00 :: Autoconnecting...
2011/08/06 05:18:00 :: No wired connection present, attempting to autoconnect to wireless network
2011/08/06 05:18:00 :: Unable to autoconnect, you'll have to manually connect
2011/08/06 05:18:05 :: Autoconnecting...
2011/08/06 05:18:05 :: No wired connection present, attempting to autoconnect to wireless network
2011/08/06 05:18:05 :: Unable to autoconnect, you'll have to manually connect
iwconfig:
Code:
wlan0     IEEE 802.11bg  ESSID:off/any  
          Mode:Managed  Access Point: Not-Associated   Tx-Power=off   
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off

running ifconfig will not show wlan0.


thanks