Re: [dwm] bash script for managing wireless connections

From: pmarin <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 16:56:06 +0100

wifi seems a just a simbolic link:

edward_AT_casa:~/Desktop/WIFI$ ls -l wifi
lrwxrwxrwx 1 edward edward 4 2009-01-06 16:51 wifi -> wifi

On Tue, Jan 6, 2009 at 12:45 AM, Ian Daniher <> wrote:
> Hello dwm community!
> In the honor of the recent plethora of code hitting the mailing
> list, including the helpful dclip, I decided to share my wifi manager.
> Passionately disliking network manager but still needing some way
> of juggling WEP and WPA keys as well as multiple access points for
> multiple locations, I wrote a script that allows for the use of CSV
> profiles as well as all commonly used forms of encryption.
> This "wifi" script is the culmination of several revisions and
> pieces of code. Designed to provide an easy way to handle wifi
> connections, it can use either dmenu or arguments to select a
> profile. Profiles are stored in csv(comma-seperated value)
> format in $HOME/.wifi. An example profile file is included for
> reference. The code is very easy to read and is fairly solid,
> but as I'm a new coder, there may be areas that are slightly
> less elegant than they could be. Suggestions, comments, and
> questions are appreciated!
> To use the dmenu interface, execute the script with no args.
> If the first argument is the name of a profile, the script
> will use the information and attempt to associate to the AP.
> If the first argument is not the name of a profile but is
> present,the script will try and use that for the name of an AP.
> Enjoy,
> Ian Daniher
Received on Tue Jan 06 2009 - 15:56:06 UTC

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