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no wicd or networkmanager

Postby Agvaniot » 2017-08-28 14:32

hello friends.
i reinstall my OS in order to put my /home directory in a different partition.
i know i need to configure my wireless card in order for him to work but i face 2 problems.
i got no working wicd or networkmanager ( though i still can connect to the internet through wire connection )
when i run the command wicd i get this error :
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unknown locale: en_IL
Default locale unavailable, falling back to en_US
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/usr/share/wicd/daemon/", line 58, in <module>
    from wicd import networking
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wicd/", line 53, in <module>
    import misc
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wicd/", line 38, in <module>
    from wicd.translations import _
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wicd/", line 57, in <module>
    _ = get_gettext()
  File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/wicd/", line 50, in get_gettext
    if (lc):
UnboundLocalError: local variable 'lc' referenced before assignment

so i apt-get networkmanager and change the NetworkManager.conf into "true" then restarted.
but still i cant see theh applet of network manager in the taskbar so i tried "nm-applet"
and i get the error message "command not found"
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Re: no wicd or networkmanager

Postby deborah-and-ian » 2017-08-28 14:37

Very strange. nm-applet is in the package called network-manager-gnome
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Re: no wicd or networkmanager

Postby Bulkley » 2017-08-28 15:25

You can't have both wicd and network-manager; they interfere with each other. Install one or the other but not both.
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Re: no wicd or networkmanager

Postby stevepusser » 2017-08-28 18:18

I've also never heard of an "en_IL" locale, did the installer offer that choice? That seems to be confusing Wicd.
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Re: no wicd or networkmanager

Postby kedaha » 2017-08-28 21:08

stevepusser wrote:I've also never heard of an "en_IL" locale, did the installer offer that choice? That seems to be confusing Wicd.

I just did a search for it and found this:
en_IL: English locale for Israel

So it must be that.
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