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Connect to WiFi network from command line in Linux

Nov 11, 2014, 05:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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How many of you failed to connect to WiFi network in Linux? What do you do when your Network Manager fails? Or lets just say GNOME/KDE crapped out? Sounds familiar?

And when things doesn't go as planned, what do you do? Quickly find your Linux Live USB and reinstall? Use your mobile trying to find a solution? I am sure everyone did at some point.. This guide explains how you can connect to a WiFi network in Linux from command Line. It bypasses usual Network Manager tools and allows you to connect to your WiFi network from command line. And the best part? It works for WEP, WPA and WPA2 networks. I've tried to be as much descriptive as possible so that even the newbies can follow this guide. Hope you will find it useful when in need.

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