select ESSID from multiple choices

Poohba poohba at blkpoohba.dyndns.org
Thu Sep 23 15:22:01 UTC 2004


Not so perfect for me. :(

$iwlist scan
lo        Interface doesn't support scanning : Operation not supported
 
eth0      Interface doesn't support scanning : Operation not supported

eth0 is currently on wireless

On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 08:58, Mike Klinke wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 September 2004 07:45, Trevor Smith wrote:
> > In WinXP if more than one wireless network is present, I can
> > select from a drop-down list which one I want to connect to or
> > does anyone even know of a way to view them all and select one
> > from a command line?
> >
> > Note, I don't want a way to select from ESSIDs that *I* already
> > know exist, I want to be able to get a list of all ESSIDs that my
> > wireless NIC can currently "see".
> >
> > --
> > Trevor Smith // trevor at haligonian.com
> 
> Does "iwlist scan" meet your needs? (You'll need to be root)
> 
> Regards, Mike Klinke
> 





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