"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
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