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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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addons/wavemon/start.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/08 02:37 by Jon