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== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
[[Install]] the {{Pkg|iwd}} package, which includes the client programm ''iwctl'', the daemon ''iwd'' and the wifi monitoring tool ''iwmon''. IWD works standalone or in combination with connman or networkmanager.
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[[Install]] the {{Pkg|iwd}} package, which includes the client programm {{ic|iwctl}}, the daemon {{ic|iwd}} and the wifi monitoring tool {{ic|iwmon}}. IWD works standalone or in combination with connman or networkmanager.
  
  
 
== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
  
The first step is to have the ``iwd`` daemon up and running:
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The first step is to have the {{ic|iwd}} daemon up and running:
  
 
  # systemctl enable iwd.service --now
 
  # systemctl enable iwd.service --now
  
Then you can control your wireless settings via the command ``iwctl``.
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Then you can control your wireless settings via the command {{ic|iwctl}}.

Revision as of 19:43, 13 May 2018

IWD is an up-and-coming wireless daemon for Linux. It is written by Intel and aims to replace wpa_supplicant. It comes with different enhancements like an own crypto-library, called ELL, which docks directly into the Linux Kernel cryptography. IWD follows a more simple, more secure and more modern approach.

Installation

Install the iwd package, which includes the client programm iwctl, the daemon iwd and the wifi monitoring tool iwmon. IWD works standalone or in combination with connman or networkmanager.


Overview

The first step is to have the iwd daemon up and running:

# systemctl enable iwd.service --now

Then you can control your wireless settings via the command iwctl.