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= Configuration =
 
= Configuration =
 
  # visudo
 
  # visudo
Press i and add the following line:
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Press {{ic|i}} and add the following line:
 
  yourusername    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
 
  yourusername    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
Press Escape, then type ZZ to save and exit.
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Press {{ic|Escape}}, then type {{ic|ZZ}} to save and exit.
  
Add ''wifi-radar'' to the DAEMONS array in {{Filename|/etc/rc.conf}}
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Configure {{ic|wifi-radar}} to start at boot using {{Filename|/etc/[[rc.conf]]}}.
  
Run wifi-radar from your application menu. If you want to view the available networks or to configure your setup, simply run ''sudo wifi-radar''.
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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 =
 
= Tips & Tricks =

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Notes: please use the first argument of the template to provide more detailed indications. (Discuss in Talk:Wifi Radar#)

Introduction

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

Installation

To install WiFi Radar, install the wifi-radar package.

Configuration

# visudo

Press i and add the following line:

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

Press Escape, then type ZZ to save and exit.

Configure wifi-radar to start at boot using Template:Filename.

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 & Tricks

  1. You might need to edit Template:Filename 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 Setup - The wireless setup wiki