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wavemon is a wireless device monitoring application that allows you to watch signal and noise levels, packet statistics, device configuration and network parameters of your wireless network hardware. 1


wavemon can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

pakfire install wavemon


There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.

To obtain a list of possible options:
wavemon -h

The output is similar to this:

[root@ipfire ~]# wavemon -h
usage: wavemon [ -dhlrv ] [ -i ifname ]
-d            Dump the current device status to stdout and exit
-g            Ensure screen is sufficiently dimensioned
-h            This help screen
-i <ifname>   Use specified network interface (default: auto)
-r            Generate random levels (for testing purposes)
-v            Print version number

The current pakfire wavemon release is version 0.75 and was released on 04 May 2012.

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Older Revisions • August 16 at 7:15 pm • Jon