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What is the “quality” of a Wi-Fi access point?

In Debian you can use iwlist to scan nearby Wi-Fi access points. In the statistics like this: Cell 01 - Address: CC:B2:55:XX:XX:XX ESSID:"X" Protocol:IEEE 802.11bg ...
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How do I make sure a Wi-Fi driver (installed as kernel object) still runs after a kernel upgrade?

I have installed a driver as *.ko (built it from source), and placed it in /etc/modules After rebooting, the driver failed to load, and I noticed that I'm actually running a new kernel (probably ...
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Better wifi strength meter?

Is there a way to better visualize my wifi signal strength? I get that the icon with the bars is sufficient for most people, but I want to know how much is noise, how much is signal, and generally a ...
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ndiswrapper wlan driver installed, but wlan still does not work

I'm trying to get my Atheros AR1111 EB-WG PCI wireless adapter to work. Right now wifi is not even detected. I'm on ubuntu 12.04 64bit and I managed to find a xp64bit driver. I followed the exact ...
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Ndiswrapper showing invalid Task

I have a problem with ndiswrapper. I am using ndiswrapper with the Netgear WN121t USB Wifi adapter and by now I think I tried almost every .inf file on the net. I got the device working so far (it ...
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Can't set the Wireless configuration to “ad-hoc” in Ubuntu 11.10 (oneiric)

Ubuntu doesn't allow me to connect to any ad-hoc networks. Doing a little research I find that it is my wireless settings so I executed the command that switches from Infrastructure mode to ad-hoc but ...
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VAIO laptop's wireless indicator blinking when connected to access point

I have a VAIO laptop model VGN-C22GH. It has a built in wireless card with a Intel Centrino processor on his motherboard. When using Ubuntu 10.04, the wireless indicator blinks violently. This ...
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Ubuntu WiFi issues on Compaq Presario M2000

I Have a friend who's installed Ubuntu 10 on his ageing Compaq Presario M2000 and its all working as it should other than the inbuilt WiFi. I've tried looking at the Compaq support page but to no ...