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Check wireless link quality with dialog box

Terminal - Check wireless link quality with dialog box
while [ i != 0 ]; do sleep 1 | dialog --clear --gauge "Quality: " 0 0 $(cat /proc/net/wireless | grep $WIRELESSINTERFACE | awk '{print $3}' | tr -d "."); done
2009-05-31 16:09:23
User: ncaio
Functions: awk cat grep sleep tr
Check wireless link quality with dialog box

The variable WIRELESSINTERFACE indicates your wireless interface


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Error: Expected a number for token 4 of --gauge.

Use --help to list options.

Comment by monkey123456 442 weeks and 2 days ago


you really have the file /proc/net/wireless?


test -e /proc/net/wireless || echo "not found"

Comment by ncaio 442 weeks and 1 day ago

Yes I do, I ran your command, returned nothing.


cat /proc/net/wireless shows the data.

(running archlinux, i686)

Comment by monkey123456 442 weeks and 1 day ago

please, copy and paste to me your /proc/net/wireless .

I test the command on slackware.

Comment by ncaio 442 weeks and 1 day ago

Here it is:

Inter-| sta-| Quality | Discarded packets | Missed | WE

face | tus | link level noise | nwid crypt frag retry misc | beacon | 22

wlan0: 0000 100. -44 -91. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Comment by monkey123456 442 weeks and 1 day ago

trained monkeys are working...

Comment by ncaio 442 weeks and 1 day ago

generic way was to use the variable WIRELESSINTERFACE.

Comment by ncaio 442 weeks and 1 day ago

I can confirm it's now working correctly. Thank you.

Comment by monkey123456 442 weeks ago

P? cara! Massa! Aonde eu ando as gatas se ligam...

Comment by faustofilho 355 weeks ago

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