I've been using WICD on my eeepc 1005HA and have been able to connect to my wireless network flawlessly. Today I was unable to connect until I noticed that both WICD and Network-Manager were trying to make the connection - seemingly fighting for control. The problem was resolved when I killed network-manager (followed by a "chkconfig network-manager off" to keep it that
I've tried everything. Downgrading packages, installing/uninstalling other network managers and i tried manually (ifconfig, iwconfig), but with no results.Then, i borrowed my girlfriend's laptop wich has Ubuntu 10.04, kernel 2.6.32, hit the network name in the Gnome nm-applet and almost instantly i was connected.I installed the gnome nm-applet too but nothing happened.
I was wondering what effects disabling the network-manager would have?
I have two Ethernet interfaces declared as static in my /etc/network/interfaces file. When these two are declared the boot times on the system go from about 30 seconds to more than 3 minutes. I have heard that there could be conflicts between Network-Manager and /etc/network/interfaces. Is this true?
I know that wicd doesn't have support for VPN yet. So, I am wondering... is there any alternative to use wicd + VPN ? I have to use wicd instead of gnome network manager because I keep loosing my connection with the last one.
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