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How to obtain wireless info from the console


To get info such as, speed, quality, etc.

 

iwconfig

iwconfig wlan0

iwconfig wlan0 | egrep -e "Quality" -e "Rate"

 

 

wlan0     IEEE 802.11abgn  ESSID:"Marissa1"  
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.437 GHz  Access Point: 00:24:B2:71:CB:EC   
          Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   Tx-Power=14 dBm   
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=59/70  Signal level=-51 dBm  
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:58   Missed beacon:0

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wlan0 IEEE 802.11abgn ESSID:"WIFIYNG-AZ"

Mode:Managed Frequency:2.437 GHz Access Point: 00:24:B2:71:CB:EC

Bit Rate=54 Mb/s Tx-Power=14 dBm

Retry long limit:7 RTS thr:off Fragment thr:off

Power Management:off

Link Quality=59/70 Signal level=-51 dBm

Rx invalid nwid:0 Rx invalid crypt:0 Rx invalid frag:0

Tx excessive retries:0 Invalid misc:58 Missed beacon:0

 

 

Tags: linux wireless tools, wireless performance, wireless terminal ubuntu
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2012-08-21 01:20
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