On Tuesday 22 March 2011 02:05:31 pm Charlie wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:47:43 +0100
> Sjoerd Hardeman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Try wicd, it is a great gui-tool to easily connect to wireless
> > networks.
> > Sjoerd
> Thanks for that Sjoerd.
> Even when the wireless connection didn't have a password wicd couldn't
> find it and windows sees four wireless networks. Wicd was my first
> thought because I run fvwm. After the wireless connection had a
> password, it couldn't find it or any other either? [laughing]
> I'll keep trying.
> Thanks for your suggestion.
'wicd' uses wireless-tools, afaik, so just us wireless-tools directly.
The command 'iwlist ethX scanning' will find all AP in ranges, even those
whose 'essid' broadcast is turned off.
Not sure how to pass authentication via the cli, one of the wireless-tools and
option does this.