I changed my desktop environment from GNOME to KDE yesterday, and after that I'm unable to connect to any wireless networks. I can find wireless networks, but for some reason unable to connect to them.
How can I rectify this ?
Well, I found a solution.
Most guides on the subject suggested removing Network-Manager and installing WICD, but I didn't have ANY internet, so this wasn't an option. Here's how I fixed it:
First, I edited
Next, I ensured that
and confirm that nothing is returned.
I followed this up with
and rebooted my system. When it came back up, I actually WAS connected wirelessly again, but the nm-applet was still missing from my notification panel. However, now that I had internet, I was able to install
And to ensure that I could connect through wicd instead of NetworkManager, and I uninstalled Network-Manager via
I hope this helps anyone else out in my situation, because were I not bald already I would have pulled my hair out last night.