wireless signal strength

Paul Kaplan pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Wed Feb 4 10:36:09 GMT 2009


Thanks...perfect.
Paul
On Tuesday 03 February 2009 11:39:14 John Hubbard wrote:
> 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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