debian from ethernet to wifi

Tony Baechler tony at
Sat Sep 12 09:59:36 UTC 2015

Since no one actually told you what tools you need to install in order to 
configure your wireless, try these:


On 9/11/2015 6:40 PM, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> I have a command line installation of debian on a laptop that's supposed to
> have the hardware to do wifi.  Right now, I don't yet know what additional
> software to install so this computer can talk to the wifi network and log
> on.  archlinux has madwifi and a large section on wifi installation on its
> installguide file but that's not in the debian repository so for now I have
> no clue.  I do have a wifi adapter antenna I will have to use with a tower
> system but don't know if this wil also be needed to run the laptop.

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