Wifi Radar

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


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


# 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 /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 wifi-radar as root.

Tips & 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