wicd 1.6.0

Wicd 1.6.0

Major Changes:
- Improved tray icon and GUI images (thanks to Martin Sagastume)
- Reorganized network list in the GUI for easier navigation
- New experimental ioctl backend, which is more cpu-friendly than the
  previous one
- Added a curses client (thanks to Andrew Psaltis)
- Added a right-click connection menu to the tray icon
- Added options to specify a DNS domain and search domain for static networks
- Reworked the Preferences menu to be more in line with GNOME standards
- Added support for global scripts
- Made it possible to have optional entries in encryption templates
- Added ability to show libnotify notifications on status change

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Project:
wicd
Series:
1.6
Version:
1.6.0
Released:
2009-06-05  
Registrant:
Dan O'Reilly
Release registered:
2009-06-05
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Wicd 1.6.0

Major Changes:
- Improved tray icon and GUI images (thanks to Martin Sagastume)
- Reorganized network list in the GUI for easier navigation
- New experimental ioctl backend, which is more cpu-friendly than the
  previous one
- Added a curses client (thanks to Andrew Psaltis)
- Added a right-click connection menu to the tray icon
- Added options to specify a DNS domain and search domain for static networks
- Reworked the Preferences menu to be more in line with GNOME standards
- Added support for global scripts
- Made it possible to have optional entries in encryption templates
- Added ability to show libnotify notifications on status change

Minor Changes and Other Enhancements:
- Better autoconnection behavior
- Tray/GUI will survive the daemon being killed
- Reasons for connection failures will now bubble back to the GUI
- Add/remove wired profile system is now more user-friendly
- Support for using resolvconf instead of directly editing /etc/resolv.conf
- Wicd won't blindly kill dhcp clients / wpa_supplicant any more
- Added an option to automatically switch from a wireless network to a wired
  one as soon as a cable is plugged in
- Moved scanning to its own thread, which makes GUI and daemon more responsive
  during scans
- Made it possible to specify macros in script entries
- The GUI will now display the encryption entry dialog if you attempt to
  connect to an encrypted network without entering a password
- Static gateway entry is now optional
- Passwords with leading or trailing whitespace are now stored properly
- Many init/config script, man page, and setup.py fixes/updates, including
  better autodetection of file placement with regard to sleep hooks and
  KDE autostart files (thanks to Robby Workman)

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