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Month: April 2009

Re: [kubuntu-kde3.5-users] WLAN and KDE5

From: Stefan Endrullis <stefan@...>
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 11:36:14 +0200
Jochen Vortkamp schrieb:
>>>>>>> Hi.
>>>>>>> I don't get it to bring my Kubuntu 9.04 with KDE4.5 in the
>>>> WLAN-Network.
>>>>>>> In KDE4 it works fine.
>>>>>>> Under KDE3.5, i tried it wirh the knetworkmanager. When i klick on
>> the
>>>>>>> connection I add, nothing happen.
>>>>>>> I doesn't matterwhen i change the authorisation in the router to
>>>> WEP/WPA
>>>>>>> or nothing.
>>>>>>> Sorry for my bad english.
>>>>>>> Greetz
>>>>>>> Jochen
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Hi Jochen,
>>>>>> Try Gnome's nm-applet instead.  The old knetworkmanager tray icon is
>>>>>> hopelessly broken.
>>>>>> Tim
>>>>> Thank you very much! It worked great!
>>>>> And also thanks for your wonderfull work. Don't know how to have fun
>>>> under Ubuntu-Linux without KDE3.5 ;-)
>>>>> Jochen
>>>> Hi Jochen,
>>>> alternatively you can use wicd (http://wicd.sourceforge.net/) if you
>> want
>>>> to have a better configurability.
>>>> Stefan
>>> Hi Stefan.
>>> the tool looks very nice.
>>> But i cant connect to my WPA2 Secured Network. No Matter what i choose
>> under Preferences -> General Settings -> WPA Supplicant Driver.
>>> My WLAN controller is "Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11a/b/g (rev
>> 02)" and i installed the driver with "sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutter"
>>> Jochen
>> Hi Jochen,
>> if your WLAN worked well with nm-applet then you don't have to install a
>> new driver in order to get wicd running, I think.
>> The only "problem" of wicd I noticed is the lack of good WPA templates. In
>> my special case I also had to write my own WPA template. If you
>> know how your wpa_supplicant configuration has to look like, then it's
>> easy to create a corresponding template for wicd.
>> Stefan
> Thanks for your help. But i think i will stand by the gnome network manager. Worked without problems and im not really fit in this template writing things.

You're welcome.
I would also use nm-applet if it's too much effort to get wicd working with a special configuration. I hope the developers will improve the
WPA templates in future.