Finding my WLAN IP address.

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Mar 19 14:51:23 UTC 2008

Dotan Cohen wrote:

> On 19/03/2008, John DeCarlo <johndecarlo at> wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 9:18 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at>
>> wrote:
>> > ...
>> > I most certain am connected (I'm posting this, right?), but why can't
>> > I find the address? Thanks in advance.
>> Wow, your system seems to think you don't have any connection working at
>> all.
>> One thing I would try is to run "tracepath" - the first
>> entry shown should be your local machine, including IP address.
> As soon as I get back to that hotspot I will try tracepath. Thanks.
>> Maybe your wireless interface isn't showing up here for some reason?
> What reason could that be? It shows up in KNetworkManager just fine.

I'd have to agree with John that you're merely imagining you're
connected :-)  

If you have a connection shown in knetworkmanager, then you should be able
to find the IP by right-clicking on the icon, and then hovering over the
wireless entry on the menu.  fwiw, in checking this I discovered that even
though nm was showing an apparent connection, when I hovered over the icon,
it turned out that I was _not_ connected, and had to reconnect.

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