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    wicd Alternatives

    wicd is described as 'Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are eight alternatives to wicd for Linux, Xfce, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is NetworkManager, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like wicd are Ethtool (Free, Open Source), ceni (Free, Open Source), Rfkill (Free, Open Source) and iw (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jan 21, 2022

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ethtool - utility for controlling network drivers and hardware


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      Network manager used by Linux distributions Sidux and Aptosid, but can be installed on debian based distributions, and compiled from source on just about any.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      rfkill is a small tool to query the state of the rfkill switches, buttons and subsystem interfaces.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      iw is a new nl80211 based CLI configuration utility for wireless devices. It supports almost all new drivers that have been added to the kernel recently. It allows you to configure and show information about wireless networking.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • Xfce
      wpa_supplicant is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the background and acts as the backend component controlling the wireless connection.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      VSNM - Very Simple Network Manager
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