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Old 07-19-2010, 09:46 PM
ray burke
 
Default Fwd: downloading wicd for Kubuntu 8.04

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From: ray burke <rayburke30@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 2:42 PM
Subject: Fwd: downloading wicd for Kubuntu 8.04
To: claydoh@midmaine.com


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From: ray burke <rayburke30@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 9:20 AM
Subject: Re: downloading wicd for Kubuntu 8.04
To: Kubuntu user technical support <kubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com>


On 7/5/10, Clay Weber <claydoh@midmaine.com> wrote:
> On Sunday, July 04, 2010 09:06:29 pm ray burke wrote:
> *> On 7/5/10, Clay Weber <claydoh@midmaine.com> wrote:
> *> > On Sunday, July 04, 2010 05:30:39 pm ray burke wrote:
> *> > *> On 7/5/10, Clay Weber <claydoh@midmaine.com> wrote:
> *> > *> > On Sunday, July 04, 2010 05:14:08 pm ray burke wrote:
> *> > *> > *> On 7/2/10, Nils Kassube <kassube@gmx.net> wrote:
> *> > *> > *> > ray burke wrote:
> *> > *> > *> > *> as I have been advised by searching for connection of my
> *> > *> > *> > *> wireless broadband usb stick (Dodo) to operate properly and
> *> > *> > *> > *> bee recognised as a modem that I have to install WICD but
> *> > *> > *> > *> within the web page of
> *> > *> > *> > *> "http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php" it does not
> *> > *> > *> > *> mention install for Kubuntu?
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > Well, the description is for Ubuntu but Kubuntu shares the same
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *repository and wicd works more or less the same for both
> *> > *> > *> > *Ubuntu and Kubuntu. I just can't tell you a GUI way to add
> *> > *> > *> > *the repo because I don't have a 8.04 machine left. You can
> *> > *> > *> > *add the line
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *deb http://apt.wicd.net hardy extras
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *to your sources.list file. You need root privilege to edit
> *> > *> > *> > *that file and you could do it with the command
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *kdesudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *from a terminal or from Alt-F2. Then add the key as described
> *> > *> > *> > *on the page you mentioned. After that you can install wicd
> *> > *> > *> > *from your favourite package manager.
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *Nils
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > *--
> *> > *> > *> > *kubuntu-users mailing list
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > kubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com
> *> > *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *> > Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
> *> > *> > *> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kubuntu-users
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> Nils,
> *> > *> > *> See my coments below
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> You can add the line
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> deb http://apt.wicd.net hardy extras **** understand this***
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> to your sources.list file. You need root privilege to edit that
> *> > *> > *> file and you could do it with the command
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> kdesudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> from a terminal or from Alt-F2. Then add the key as described on
> *> > *> > *> the page you mentioned. After that you can install wicd from
> *> > *> > *> your favourite package manager. ****Dont understand this***
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> as how to enter which key?
> *> > *> > *>
> *> > *> > *> ray
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > Quoting from the directions found on
> *> > *> > http://wicd.sourceforge.net/download.php
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *on how to install wicd on Ubuntu (this part of the process is the
> *> > *> > *exact same for Kubuntu):
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *You'll also need to add the key used for signing Wicd by running
> *> > *> > *the following command in a terminal:
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *wget -q http://apt.wicd.net/wicd.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *After that you can use your package manager to reload your package
> *> > *> > *list and then install wicd as you would any other application.
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *--
> *> > *> > *Clay Weber
> *> > *> > *http://kubuntuforums.net
> *> > *> > *http://flyballmaine.com
> *> > *> > *http://emacdogsports.com
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *--
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > kubuntu-users mailing list
> *> > *> >
> *> > *> > *kubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com
> *> > *> > *Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
> *> > *> > *https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/kubuntu-users
> *> > *>
> *> > *> Clay,
> *> > *>
> *> > *> Because I am a novice at Kubuntu I dont quite understand that Is why I
> *> > *> am asking for
> *> > *> help in lay mens terms?
> *> > *>
> *> > *> ray
> *> >
> *> > I don't think it can get any clearer than opening a terminal and typing
> *> > in the
> *> >
> *> > *line given, surely with your time in here you do understand how to do
> *> > *that.
> *> >
> *> > *If you want to know WHY the need for the command, well that is because
> *> > *in a reputable repository, all packages are 'signed' for security, and
> *> > *a 'key' is needed to verify the packages. The package manager, I think,
> *> > *won't install packages from external repositories without the key. The
> *> > *command given downloads the key file, and then adds it to the list of
> *> > *keys.
> *> >
> *> >
> *> > *--
> *> >
> *> > Clay Weber
> *> >
> *> > *http://kubuntuforums.net
> *> > *http://flyballmaine.com
> *> > *http://emacdogsports.com
> *> >
> *> > *--
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> *> > *kubuntu-users@lists.ubuntu.com
> *> > *Modify settings or unsubscribe at:
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> *>
> *> Clay,
> *>
> *> I have done those two things
> *> "deb http://apt.wicd.net jaunty extras" within the third party
> *> packages and then in terminal
> *> "wget -q http://apt.wicd.net/wicd.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -"
> *>
> *> but now how do I reload to get it to show within me adept_manager?
> *>
> *> ray
>
>
> you click the 'fetch updates' icon on Adept
>
> *https://wiki.ubuntu.com/AdeptHowto
> *https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Repositories/Kubuntu/Hardy
>
>
> *--
>
> Clay Weber
> *http://kubuntuforums.net
> *http://flyballmaine.com
> *http://emacdogsports.com
>
> *--
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>
Clay,

I have finally clicked on the 21 updates that I had outstanding, but after these
installs no WICD shows either in the adept_manger?

ray
PS I have found the WICD in adept_manager so if I do the update and
the mobile wireless
broadband(stick) dosent work can I reload the Kppp app to use as normal dialup?

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