wireless signal strength

John Hubbard ender8282 at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 3 16:39:14 GMT 2009


Paul Kaplan wrote:
> Is there a tool to quantify the strength of the wireless signal of my home 
> network at different places in house?
>
> The visual info in the guidance tray icon doesn't seem to change even if I 
> move the laptop right next to the router.
> Paul
>
>   
Look at the man page for iwlist. Something like:
sudo iwlist scan | grep -e "ESSID" -e "Quality"
Should give you what you want.

-- 
-john

To be or not to be, that is the question
                2b || !2b
(0b10)*(0b1100010) || !(0b10)*(0b1100010)
        0b11000100 || !0b11000100
        0b11000100 || 0b00111011
               0b11111111
        255, that is the answer.





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