Wifi Radar

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Introduction

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

Installation

To install Wifi Radar, simply do the following:

# pacman -S wifi-radar

Configuration

# visudo
  

add the following line:

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

Press ESC, then colon (:), then x, then ENTER to save and exit.

Add wifi-radar to the DAEMONS array in /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.

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