[CentOS] monitor wifi

Thu Dec 22 20:57:06 UTC 2016
geo.inbox.ignored <geo.inbox.ignored at gmail.com>

On 12/22/2016 12:44 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 12:38:28PM -0600, geo.inbox.ignored wrote:
>> On 12/22/2016 08:04 AM, Fred Smith wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 03:06:12AM -0600, geo.inbox.ignored wrote:
>>>> in not so distant past, 5.x, iirc, right clicking network connection
>>>> icon in task bar brought up a window showing wifi signals in area.
>>>> this is no longer and i would like to have ability again either with
>>>> network connection icon or with another icon that can reside in task
>>>> bar.
>>>> any ideas or suggestions?
>>> yes. on 7.3, it still does that. the only difference is that it is
>>> left-click. in fact, as far as I can remember, it has always been
>>> done with a  left-click.
>> }}
>> is that with gnome or kde dte?
>> on a tower box;
>>    eth0 = onboard wired ethernet
>>    eth1 = wired ethernet card connected to a modem/router/wifi
>>    eth? = wifi/wireless card
>> left click only shows the onboard wired ethernet and wired ethernet
>> card connections.
>> right click shows;
>>    [X] Enable Networking  << grayed out
>>    [X] Enable Notifications
>>        Connection Information  << grayed out
>>        Edit Connections
> Ah. Sorry, I should have said I'm using the Mate desktop. So you may
> have found a bug.

would not say a bug. believe more like devs left feature out with 6.x.

best bet maybe to pull some 'war drive' progs, which i have been
considering for laptop.

thanks for your replying.


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