[plug] wicd ignore networks

Nick Bannon nick at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Tue Mar 24 15:54:57 AWST 2020

On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 03:05:08PM +0800, Brad Campbell wrote:
> /etc/wicd/wireless-settings.conf:
> [essid:HEALTH-Data]
> use_settings_globally = 1
> never = 1
> "use_settings_globally" appears to be required to make wicd examine the essid rather than the bssid, and "never" sets the "never connect" flag. I have wicd set to not display networks set to "never connect".

Lovely tip! I keep getting reminded of wanting to build a minimal travel
router/AP/hotspot configuration that will pick the preferred or most
functional uplink from a selection:
  * wired ethernet
  * one of several wifi ESSIDs
  * USB tether
  * ...


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