[kde-linux] kwifimanager crashed

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 18:37:38 UTC 2009

On 07/20/2009 11:24 AM, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 20 Jul 2009 18:21:24 JD wrote:
>> I finally located it here:
>> ftp://fr2.rpmfind.net/linux/fedora/updates/11/i386/debug/kdenetwork-debugin
>> fo-4.2.4-4.fc11.i586.rpm
>> So I installed it, and re-started kwifimanger and again clicked on Scan
>> for Networks
>> and after it crashed, I got a banner saying the that it was not able to
>> get a valid backtrace:
>> Unable to create a valid backtrace.
>> This backtrace appears to be of no use.
>> This is probably because your packages are built in a way which prevents
>> creation of proper backtraces, or the stack frame was seriously
>> corrupted in the crash.
> I don't recall having to do anything specific to get the debug thingy 
> working,
> though I could be wrong. One thing that does puzzle me a bit - you 
> refer to
> kwifimanager - I thought the package was knetworkmanager. Are we 
> definitely
> talking about the same thing?
> Other than that, I can only suggest that you install wicd. On this laptop
> wifi was dodgy - I kept losing the connection. Since I installed wicd 
> all has
> been well. I've seen a lot of other reports of it solving problems, too.
> Anne
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OK - so both of us mis-read each other's emails.
I thought that kdenetwork package had something to do with kwifimanager.
now that it is clear it does not, I have uninstalled it.

As far as wicd, I have no prior exposure to it.
Are you running Fedora 11 too?


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