Setup WiFi on Raspberry Pi using Wicd

Step 1

Insert wifi dongle before booting up your raspberry pi. Using Cli install the wicd-curses:

sudo apt-get install wicd-curses

Step 2

Wicd is a well-known package to manage wifi networks from any Linux computer. Once installed, you can execute it:

sudo wicd-curses


You will be welcomed with a screen showing the available wifi networks. If your network is not showing up, you can try hitting Shift+P and then in the “Wireless interfaces” section type wlan0.


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