Stats on local net usage within domain.
iftop -p -n
Info on domain, whether it’s taken, et c.:
Versatile wifi tool:
You want to connect to the internet.
Get knowledge of wireless state. The output might be:
wlp3s0 IEEE 802.11 ESSID:"Gandalf WajFaj"
Mode:Managed Frequency:2.412 GHz Access Point: 10:05:01:90:AC:1A
Bit Rate=144.4 Mb/s Tx-Power=15 dBm
Retry short limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off
`Power Management:on` `Link Quality=64/70 Signal level=-46 dBm` `Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag` `Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:363 Missed beacon`
This tells you that your ESSID is ‘Gandalf WajFaj’, and the access point name is 10:05:……
You get an overview of your radio devices.
You’re told that eth0 deals with your ethernet and
wlan0 deals with wifi.
wlan0 is a file which represents your wifi device.
nmcli wlan0 wifi rescan
nmcli device wifi list
Now to connect.
nmcli device wifi connect [SSID] [your password] [wifi password]
Alternatively, you can use
nmcli -ask device wifi connect [SSID]
And it’ll ask for your password, so you’re not typing it in in full view.