[CentOS] Monitor Wireless Networks

Fri Feb 21 15:02:09 UTC 2014
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 10:46:22AM +0000, John Horne wrote:
> On Thu, 2014-02-20 at 09:39 -0600, Joseph Hesse wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am having interference with my neighbouring wireless networks.
> > Is there a linux tool that enables me to monitor the ESSID, channel, 
> > power output and other information for neighbouring wireless networks?
> > I am especially interested in the channel so I can choose a different one.
> >
> Not sure about for CentOS (other than iwlist), but I recently found
> 'wavemon' for my Fedora 20 system:
> http://eden-feed.erg.abdn.ac.uk/wavemon/

It builds fine on Centos 6.5. However, I don't have Centos on a machine
that also has wireless, so I can't verify that it actually WORKS.

It does work fine on my netbook, running F19.

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