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Command line tool and library wrappers around iwlist and
/etc/network/interfaces.

Home-page: UNKNOWN
Author: Melvyn Sopacua, Rocky Meza, Gavin Wahl
Author-email: melvyn@unikotec.com
License: BSD
Description: **Note:** This project is unmaintained. While I would love to keep up the
development on this project, it is difficult for me for several reasons:

1. I don't have enough time.

2. I switched to Fedora and the corresponding scripts to manage WiFi are
completely different. I was looking into re-writing the library in order to
support more than just Debian based architectures, but it was too involved.

If anybody wants to take over the development of WiFi, please contact me. You
can find my email in the commit message.

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wifi
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Wifi provides a command line wrapper for iwlist and /etc/network/interfaces
that makes it easier to connect the WiFi networks from the command line. The
wifi command is also implemented as a library that can be used from Python.

::

# pip install wifi
# wifi --help


.. image:: https://travis-ci.org/melvyn-sopacua/wifi.png?branch=master
:target: https://travis-ci.org/melvyn-sopacua/wifi

The documentation for wifi lives at https://wifi.readthedocs.org/en/latest/.


Changelog
=========

0.8.0rc1
^^^^^^^^
:release-date: 2017-08-07

- Add support for sudo
- Change default command name to `pywifi`, to evade conflicts with other packages
- Add attribute `frequency_norm` which is the normalized frequency, aka frequency band
as one would find on packaging of WiFi hardware. Only 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands are
supported.
- Fix some typo's in this document and create some more (probably)

0.4.0
^^^^^
:release-date: 2017-07-17

- Internal release only
- Make the wifi command name configurable (#55 - thanks yourealwaysbe)
- Add a __main__.py so that wifi can be invoked using python -mwifi
- Fix argument parsing so that scan is the default argument even with options passed
- Add preliminary EAP support (#63 - thanks irgusite)
- Update test suite and overall PEP8 formatting
- Fix WPA detection
- Fix relative signal level parsing to not rely on stable dictionary order
- Centralize code to reformat a passphrase to a psk
- Add ability to generate a `wpa_supplicant` network configuration from a cell
- Add parsing for:
- Group cipher
- Pairwise ciphers
- Authentication suites
Please note that it's likely to be refactored into a separate object, as more then
one of these triplets may exist for a given cell.
- Add logging

0.3.8
^^^^^
:release-date: 2016-03-11

- Parse noise level if available (#91 - thanks zgoda-mobica)

0.3.7
^^^^^
:release-date: 2016-03-11

- Fix bugs related to scheme parsing (#59, #42)

0.3.6
^^^^^
:release-date: 2016-02-11

- Set all attributes to None in Cell.__init__ (#88 - thanks stvad)

0.3.5
^^^^^
:release-date: 2016-01-24

- Better password handling (#62 - thanks foosel)
- Account for Cells with no SSID (#86 - thanks tlau)

0.3.4
^^^^^
:release-date: 2014-09-02

- Fixed installation missing some files (#48 - thanks luckydonald)

0.3.3
^^^^^
:release-date: 2014-08-31

- Check for write access for bashcompletion via os.access (#41, #47 - thanks foosel and jegger)
- Fixed scanning when quality is reported absolutely (#45 - jeromelebel)
- Fixed channel parsing (#33, #39 - thanks gavinwahl and qizha)

0.3.2
^^^^^
:release-date: 2014-07-26

- Only run if __name__ == '__main__' (#29 - thanks Jonwei)
- Try to connect to the nearest Access Point
- wifi scan was failing when Bit Rate was the last line of output (#42 - thanks jargij)
- Added documentation for signal and quality on Cell

0.3.1
^^^^^
:release-date: 2014-02-10

- Scheme.activate was failing on a TypeError in Python3

0.3.0
^^^^^
:release-date: 2014-02-09

- Scheme.activate now throws a ConnectionError if activation failed (#17 - thanks alexykot)
- Cell.all now throws an InterfaceError if scanning failed (#18 - thanks alexykot)
- Better error message when scheme isn't found (#19 - thanks gavinwahl)
- Added ability to delete schemes (#20 - thanks spektom)
- Added the --file option (#21)
- Scheme.activate returns a Connection object (#22)
- Added the autoconnect command (#23)
- Fixed parsing error missing channel (#24 - thanks LiorKirsch)
- Fixed relative signal return as zero (#25 - thanks LiorKirsch)
- Relative signals are now converted to dBm (#26 - thanks LiorKirsch)
- Various codebase cleanup (#27 - thanks ramnes)
- Added support for WPA Version 1 (#28 - thanks LiorKirsch)
- Fixed Python3 support for WPA/PBKDF2

0.2.2
^^^^^
:release-date: 2013-12-25

- Fixed relative signal parsing bug (#12 - thanks alexykot)

0.2.1
^^^^^
:release-date: 2013-11-22

- Fixed print_table str/int bug (#13 - thanks DanLipsitt)

0.2.0
^^^^^
:release-date: 2013-09-27

- Added support for WEP
- Fixed bug related to very short SSIDs
- Fixed bug related to numeric passkeys

0.1.1
^^^^^
:release-date: 2013-05-26

- Updated setup.py to actually install the bash completion script

Platform: Debian
Classifier: License :: OSI Approved :: BSD License
Classifier: Topic :: System :: Networking
Classifier: Operating System :: POSIX :: Linux
Classifier: Environment :: Console
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 2.7
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.4
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.5
Classifier: Programming Language :: Python :: 3.6

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