Wifi Radar

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WiFi Radar is a nifty little GUI program that lets you switch wireless networks with ease.

Installation

Install wifi-radar from the official repositories.

Configuration

The project's documention gives a good overview for the user interface.

wifi-radar needs to be run with administrative privileges. Edit /etc/sudoers using the visudo command and add:

yourusername     ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar

Then, run wifi-radar from your application menu to view the available networks or to configure your setup.

For configuration file options, see the project's manual.

Tip:
  • You may edit /etc/conf.d/wifi-radar to set a particular network interface that you want to use.
  • Some users have had to set ifup required to ON in order for WiFi Radar to work properly.