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[[Category:Wireless Networking]]
 
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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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== Introduction ==
 
*[http://wifi-radar.berlios.de/ 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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[[pacman|Install]] {{Pkg|wifi-radar}} from the [[official repositories]].
  
 
== Configuration ==
 
== Configuration ==
# visudo
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Press {{ic|i}} and add the following line:
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Edit {{ic|/etc/sudoers}} using {{ic|visudo}} command and add:
 
  yourusername    ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/sbin/wifi-radar
 
  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]]}}.
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Configure {{ic|wifi-radar}} to start at boot by enabling its [[Systemd]] service.
  
 
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.
 
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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== Tips and tricks ==
  
 
# You might need to edit {{ic|/etc/conf.d/wifi-radar}} to set the particular network interface that you want to use.
 
# 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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== Additional Resources ==
 
== Additional Resources ==
[[Wireless Setup]] -- The wireless setup wiki
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[[Wireless Setup]] -- The wireless setup wiki page

Revision as of 10:13, 25 May 2013

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

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

Installation

Install wifi-radar from the official repositories.

Configuration

Edit /etc/sudoers using visudo command and add:

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

Configure wifi-radar to start at boot by enabling its Systemd service.

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 Setup -- The wireless setup wiki page