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How can I find the WiFi network name I'm connected to on Snow Leopard via shell script?

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network_SSID="$(/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport -I | sed -e "s/^  *SSID: //p" -e d)"
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#!/bin/bash
SSID=$(/System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/Current/Resources/airport -I | awk -F': ' '/ SSID/ {print $2}')
echo $SSID
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