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Wicd Network Manager instead of Network Manager

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http://crunchbanglinux.org – I've been using Wicd since the release of the betas of Intrepid and really rate it highlyFeatures includeNo Gnome dependencies (although it does require GTK), so it is easy to use in XFCE, Fluxbox, Openbox, Enlightenment, etc.Ability to connect to wired and wireless networksProfiles for each wireless network and wired networkMany encryption schemes, some of which include WEP/WPA/WPA2 (and you can add your own)Remains compatible with wireless-toolsTray icon showing network activity and signal strengthI'm not fussed either way as replacing the current Network Manager with Wicd is the f (HowTos)