[CentOS] wicd problem 2: wicd does not sync when ifconfig commands are given from a terminal

Mon Jul 27 04:20:16 UTC 2015
g <geleem at bellsouth.net>


during past week or so, i have been having problems with mozilla firefox
locking up kde desktop and i have to open a terminal to reboot system.

to insure that i get kde back to a desired state, i make backups of
~/.kde path when ever i change any settings of kde.

after system reboots and desktop manager is displayed, i <ctrl+alt+f1>
to terminal, delete current ~/.kde, then copy ~/.kde-backup to ~/.kde.

while in terminal, i run 'ifconfig' to see if network is connected,
which it is, so i 'sudo ifconfig eth0 down' to disconnect.

after starting kde, wicd icon in system tray is showing wicd has
connection to network, which it does not.

when i click wicd icon and then select 'disconnect', and close wicd
window, then reopen wicd and select 'connect', there is no connection.

a 3rd problem i see with 'wicd' is in post "Subject: wicd problem";

     3: wicd blocking 1st attempt connection for firefox and yumex


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CentOS GNU/Linux 6.6