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Re: How best to replace NetworkManager with wicd?

keitho@strucktower.com wrote:
>Sometime back I moved one of my laptops from using Gnome to using a wm (i3
>at present). I have been slowly trying to learn the various functions that
>the Gnome DE does in the background (hides from the user) so that I can
>replace the Gnome-related-software to software which is desktop

Network Manager per se is not connected to Gnome and runs just fine
with XFCE, KDE and even from the command line (you will have to
create connections manually, though).

>I thought I could simply invoke
>$sudo /etc/init.d/NetworkManager stop

Did you try

# /etc/init.d/network-manager stop

? – The file /etc/init.d/NetworkManager isn’t even existing on my system.

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