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Linux Journal: The Wireless Kitchen

Aug 18, 2004, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcel Gagné)

[ Thanks to Marcel Gagné for this link. ]

"The tools on today's menu offer a variety of approaches to providing wireless card information, from signal strength to access-point availability. A number of these applications' authors thank Jean Tourrilhes for his work on the Linux kernel wireless extensions, so I take a moment here to thank him as well. As François pours the wine, it's time to sample the first item on today's menu.

"As I've mentioned in the past, I'm rather fond of WindowMaker dock apps, those self-contained programs that take up so little room on the desktop. Consequently, I have three such apps for you starting with Jess Mahan's WmWiFi. This little WindowMaker application caught my eye partly, I suppose, because it looks a little like the signal meter on my old cell phone. When you download it, you can choose from Debian packages as well as the source..."

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