[arch-general] How to make wicd work under systemd?

Mantas Mikulėnas grawity at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 08:49:18 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 9, 2012 at 11:35 AM, Kevin Chadwick <ma1l1ists at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> I write my own because
>> "systemctl enable wicd.service" failed
>> The error message is
>> Failed to issue method call: File exists
>> So I decide to google and write it on my own....
> So what would be the bare minimum unit file to add a commandline.

Since you decided /not/ to google and try writing one on your own,
here's a two-liner.

ExecStart=/usr/bin/xinetd -dontfork

/usr/lib/systemd/system is full of examples, most of which look like:

Description=OpenLDAP server daemon



> because polkit is rediculous to edit especially if you have to
> create policy from scratch such as on Fedora, POLKIT's HOME!

And this is related to systemd how exactly?

> I guess you can fall back to rc anyway?

The initscripts-systemd package will add support for both rc.local and
individual rc.d scripts.

Mantas Mikulėnas

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