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Author Topic: 090227 wicd-1.5.9 [VL 5.9]  (Read 1657 times)


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090227 wicd-1.5.9 [VL 5.9]
« on: February 26, 2009, 09:47:12 pm »

rbistolfi has packaged the latest and greatest version of wicd for VL 5.9.  This is a security patch as the earlier bersion in the extra repository has a vulnerability which could allow your network credentials to be revealed to a third party.  As soon as we have adequate user testing this package will be moved to extra.

Package:  wicd-1.5.9-i586-1vl59.tlz
MD5:  d1961ca910fe3260dace92a2a1434871
Package Size:  232K
Installed Size:  1150K


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[wicd: wicd (network manager for linux)
wicd: wicd is a wired and wireless network manager for Linux.
wicd: Some features include:
wicd:  - Ability to connect to wired and wireless networks
wicd:  - Profiles for each wireless network and wired network
wicd:  - Many encryption schemes, some of which include WEP/WPA/WPA2
wicd:  - Compatible with wireless-tools
wicd: Homepage:

After testing this package please stop back here and let us know how it works for you.
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Re: 090227 wicd-1.5.9 [VL 5.9]
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2009, 06:13:40 am »

wicd-1.5.9 works fine for me on ThinkPad T42p. I can connect reliably using:

  • No Encryption
  • WEP
  • WPA2

Most excellent!
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