wicd 1.7.4 "the turtle"

It's been a while since a release was made an now that the WEP connection issue is fixed (thanks, Axel Beckert!) it seems like a good time to release.

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Project:
wicd
Series:
1.7
Version:
1.7.4
Code name:
the turtle
Released:
2016-01-25  
Registrant:
Tom Van Braeckel
Release registered:
2016-01-25
Active:
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Assignees:
18 David Paleino, 1 Tom Van Braeckel
Blueprints:
3 Not started, 1 Started
Bugs:
1 Confirmed, 11 Triaged, 2 In Progress, 1 Fix Released

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download icon wicd-1.7.4.tar.gz (md5) Second build of the 1.7.4 release (removed some generated files and re-added the CHANGES file) 22,386
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Time to release!

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Contains a bugfix for WEP hexadecimal network configurations (thanks, Axel Beckert!) and language updates.

4 blueprints and 15 bugs targeted

Blueprint Priority Assignee Delivery
Port to GTK-3 and GObject introspection Port to GTK-3 and GObject introspection 4 High David Paleino  1 Not started
Use PolKit to authenticate UIs to the daemon Use PolKit to authenticate UIs to the daemon 4 High David Paleino  1 Not started
Improved Hidden Network Handling Improved Hidden Network Handling 3 Medium David Paleino  5 Started
Re-think configuration system Re-think configuration system 3 Medium David Paleino  1 Not started
Bug report Importance Assignee Status
573303 #573303 cannot modify clients configuration location (~/.wicd) 5 Low David Paleino  6 Confirmed
510275 #510275 calling iwconfig and ifconfig every three seconds not efficient 3 High David Paleino  7 Triaged
998076 #998076 unconditionally translates the ESSID to UTF-8 3 High David Paleino  7 Triaged
1084380 #1084380 let the user set timeout and maximum connection attempts 3 High David Paleino  7 Triaged
430456 #430456 Patch : Add parsing of an /etc/wicd/wireless-settings.conf.d/ directory. 4 Medium David Paleino  7 Triaged
1086573 #1086573 wicd daemon calls wpa_supplicant without setting BSSID 4 Medium David Paleino  7 Triaged
1096316 #1096316 hidden essid network with no encryption requires scan_ssid=0 4 Medium David Paleino  7 Triaged
661379 #661379 Pop up dialog on encrypted network 5 Low David Paleino  7 Triaged
793622 #793622 freedesktop.org $XDG_CONFIG_HOME 5 Low David Paleino  7 Triaged
878417 #878417 Port to GTK-3 and GObject introspection 6 Wishlist David Paleino  7 Triaged
886899 #886899 Smartcard support template 6 Wishlist David Paleino  7 Triaged
1019970 #1019970 add profile for network not in range 6 Wishlist David Paleino  7 Triaged
249983 #249983 Wicd should allow for configuration of network metric 6 Wishlist David Paleino  8 In Progress
383534 #383534 Impossible to specify custom gateway to overide DHCP 6 Wishlist David Paleino  8 In Progress
1419464 #1419464 [1.7.2.4 -> 1.7.3] WEP Connecting fails 2 Critical Tom Van Braeckel  10 Fix Released
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