[dev] wicd and his little friends

From: hiro <23hiro_AT_googlemail.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:14:06 +0000

Thanks, I was still searching for alternatives to wicd.
I get it that wpa_supplicant also knows how to do WEP?

I still want wireless to be switched off completely when I attach the
ethernet cable. Is there any program I could combine with wpa_actiond
to acchieve this?

On 1/19/11, Jan <keks_AT_unstable.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> just suggesting an alternative, I'm using wpa_supplicant (wifi daemon) in
> combination with wpa_actiond (daemon that waits for connect events and
> executes a shell script on connect/disconnect/reconnect). wpa_actiond is
> developed by the arch linux community, so it might not be comfortable on
> Ubuntu, but nevertheless I felt like I should suggest it at this point.
> Jan
> On Tue, 18 Jan 2011 22:28:10 -0500, Eitan Goldshtrom
> <thesourceofx_AT_gmail.com> wrote:
>> I use the default desktop environment for Ubuntu right now because
>> things don't freeze there. I can check again probably tomorrow and get
>> back to all of you with more detail about the problem. I was sort of
>> hoping it was a common thing, guess not. Maybe it is just Wicd and I
>> should find another way to get wireless access with wmii, or ask around
>> Wicd support. I'll let you all know more tomorrow (Wednesday) then.
>> -Eitan
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