ifconfig - GUI interface available?

Roland Smith rsmith at xs4all.nl
Thu Nov 26 21:12:38 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 26, 2009 at 01:46:01PM -0700, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Nov 2009, Andreas Rudisch wrote:
> > On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 16:35:55 +0100
> > herbert langhans <herbert.raimund at gmx.net> wrote:
> >
> >> Its merely a matter of comfort. Like on OSX or the infamous MS-thing, there is a simple window. It shows all the ssid, you click on one (maybe the password is already assigned) and you get the certain wifi net.
> >>
> >> I use the laptop in different networks, often its auto selecting the wrong one. It would be great to point and click and get the connection..
> >
> > Hence the link and the keyword wpa_supplicant. Any way, here is another link:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?query=wpa_supplicant.conf&sektion=5
> >
> > Take a look at the example section. You can define multiple networks.
> Yes, but wpa_supplicant wants to autoselect.  Is there a way to make it 
> choose a specific network?
> As far as GUI goes, there's good news and bad news.  The good news is 
> that a couple GUI network managers are around:

Have a look at net-mgmt/wifimgr; http://opal.com/freebsd/ports/net-mgmt/wifimgr/

Maybe that is what you're looking for?

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