Wifi Radar

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

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Install wifi-radar from the official repositories.


Edit /etc/sudoers using visudo command and add:

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

Run wifi-radar from your application menu. If you want to view the available networks or to configure your setup, simply run wifi-radar as root.

Tips and tricks

  1. You might need to edit /etc/conf.d/wifi-radar to set the particular network interface that you want to use.
  1. Some users have had to set ifup required to ON in order for WiFi Radar to work properly.

Additional Resources

Wireless network configuration -- The wireless setup wiki page