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== Introduction ==
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*[http://wifi-radar.berlios.de/ WiFi Radar] is a nifty little GUI program that lets you switch wireless networks with ease.
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[https://wifi-radar.tuxfamily.org/ WiFi Radar] is a nifty little GUI program that lets you switch wireless networks with ease.
  
 
== Installation ==
 
== Installation ==
  
To install WiFi Radar, [[pacman|install]] the {{Pkg|wifi-radar}} package.
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[[Install]] the {{Pkg|wifi-radar}} package.
  
 
== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==
# visudo
 
Press {{ic|i}} and add the following line:
 
yourusername    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
 
Press {{ic|Escape}}, then type {{ic|ZZ}} to save and exit.
 
 
Configure {{ic|wifi-radar}} to start at boot using {{ic|/etc/[[rc.conf]]}}.
 
 
Run {{ic|wifi-radar}} from your application menu. If you want to view the available networks or to configure your setup, simply run {{ic|wifi-radar}} as root.
 
  
== Tips & Tricks ==
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The project's [https://wifi-radar.tuxfamily.org/support/user-manual.html documention] gives a good overview for the user interface.
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''wifi-radar'' needs to be run with administrative privileges. Edit {{ic|/etc/sudoers}} using the ''visudo'' command and add:
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''yourusername''    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
  
# You might need to edit {{ic|/etc/conf.d/wifi-radar}} to set the particular network interface that you want to use.
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Then, run ''wifi-radar'' from your application menu to view the available networks or to configure your setup.
  
# Some users have had to set {{ic|ifup required}} to {{ic|ON}} in order for WiFi Radar to work properly.
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For configuration file options, see the project's [https://wifi-radar.tuxfamily.org/support/user-manual.html manual].
  
== Additional Resources ==
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{{Tip|
[[Wireless Setup]] -- The wireless setup wiki
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* You may edit {{ic|/etc/conf.d/wifi-radar}} to set a particular network interface that you want to use.
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* Some users have had to set {{ic|ifup required}} to {{ic|ON}} in order for WiFi Radar to work properly.
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Latest revision as of 14:52, 31 May 2017

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

Installation

Install the wifi-radar package.

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.