Wicd Wifi Connection failed : bad password cannot connect to computer ad-hoc wifi
Posted 09 July 2012 - 09:56 AM
Posted 09 July 2012 - 01:13 PM
Is your WiFi set to WEP or WPA / WPA2? There has been known issues with Wicd in regards to the this issue. It seems as if the real issue with Wicd is that it is failing getting an IP address through DHCP and kicks an error stating bad password.
Also, try opening up a console and run wicd-curses. I have seen where the graphical interface gets the error you mention but when running wicd via the console, it worked.
Posted 09 July 2012 - 01:33 PM
Also, another question, do you have any other network clients installed for example, Network Manager. Sometimes, having multiple network clients can cause errors. If you wish to use Wicd is your primary network client, I would suggest deleting any other network client you have installed. If in fact you have another one installed.
Posted 09 July 2012 - 02:37 PM
Open up Synaptic package manager and see if you have Network Manager installed. If you do, uninstall if right there in Synaptic Package manager.
Were you able to run wicd-curses from the command line (terminal)?
Posted 09 July 2012 - 08:05 PM
IMO Network Manager is a better option than WICD. Saying this without forcing you to believe me though.
Posted 09 July 2012 - 09:01 PM
It's short message slang, hope you will excuse me.
Posted 11 July 2012 - 09:17 AM
i've installed wpa_suppliant,so how do i use that?