debian wifi failure
jdashiel at panix.com
Tue Jul 12 03:57:54 UTC 2016
I don't think that package will be found on stock debian disks but I
could be wrong. I'll have to make sure my debuan is up to date and try
On Mon, 11 Jul 2016, Joel Roth wrote:
> Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 20:58:58
> From: Joel Roth <joelz at pobox.com>
> To: blinux-list at redhat.com
> Subject: Re: debian wifi failure
> Jude DaShiell wrote:
>> The debian web page on how to use wifi is useless. Has anyone here got
>> experience setting up a workable version of /etc/network/interfaces? I can
>> probably put mine up on this list if it will help.
> I've been experimenting with simple-netaid, a command-line utility for
> configuring wireless networks. A little cryptic, but usable.
> The executable is called 'backend'. Here is the help:
> backend -h|--help # Print this message.
> backend 0 ESSID PWD # Save PWD for ESSID.
> backend 1 ESSID PWD # Save PWD for ESSID and connect to ESSID.
> backend 2 ESSID # Query saved connection ESSID for wpa-ssid.
> backend 3 ESSID # Delete saved connection ESSID.
> backend 4 ESSID # Connect to ESSID.
> backend 5 # Disconnect active connection.
> backend 6 # Scan to standard output.
> backend 7 # List saved connections to standard output.
> backend 8 # Detailed scan to standard output.
> backend 9 eth0 # Connect to eth0.
> backend 10 # Automatically attempt to connect.
> backend 11 # Brute force call ifdown for all devices.
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