* Devices http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/devices
en:users:devices * Download http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/download
en:users:download * Documentation http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/documentation
en:users:documentation ** Vendors http://wireless.kernel.org/en/vendors
en:vendors **

iw alternatives

  • wicd

  • Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings.

    tags: arch connection connection-manager daemon file-encryption
    platform: Linux Xfce
  • NetworkManager

  • NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward. Whether WiFi, wired, 3G, or Bluetooth, NetworkManager allows you to quickly move from one network to another: once a network has been configured and joined once, it can be detected and re-joined automatically the next time its available.

    tags: network-administration modem network-access-control modem-utilities modem-manager
    platform: Linux
  • Rfkill

  • rfkill is a small tool to query the state of the rfkill switches, buttons and subsystem interfaces.

    tags: wireless network-management wlan
    platform: Linux
  • ceni

  • Network manager used by Linux distributions Sidux and Aptosid, but can be installed on debian based distributions, and compiled from source on just about any.

    tags: xfce network-management wireless wlan network-administration
    platform: Linux Xfce
  • VSNM

  • VSNM - Very Simple Network Manager

    tags: network-management linux-based network-manager
    platform: Linux
  • wpa_supplicant

  • wpa_supplicant is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the background and acts as the backend component controlling the wireless connection. wpa_supplicant supports separate frontend programs and a text-based frontend (wpa_cli) and a GUI (wpa_gui) are included with wpa_supplicant.

    tags: xfce wireless wlan wpa network-configuration-manager
    platform: Mac OS X Linux Xfce
  • Ethtool

  • ethtool - utility for controlling network drivers and hardware

    tags: wireless network-management wlan
    platform: Linux
  • Wireless Tools

  • Wireless tools for Linux is a package of Linux commands (simple text-based utilities/tools) intended to support and facilitate the configuration of wireless devices using the Linux Wireless Extension.

    tags: wireless text-based
    platform: Linux