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Re: Where are WiFi passwords (WPA keys) stored?

On Tue, 6 Dec 2016 09:04:08 +0100
Robert Latest <boblatest@gmail.com> wrote:

> Not in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf, despite suggestions in
> every bit of documentation that I got my hands on. In fact, that file
> doesn't even exist on my jessie system. Nevertheless, when I
> configured the WiFi network using some GUI tool in the XFCE desktop,
> it worked. Even after a reboot, with no desktop running, I could ssh
> into the system via WiFi.
> So there must be a place, somewhere, where the WiFi passowrd ist
> stored, outside the realm of some specific user. Where is it?

No idea about the GUI tool that you used, but I use Xfce and manage my
WiFi manually with ifupdown - /etc/network/interfaces. My WiFi keys are
stored in e/n/i.


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