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  update_config=1
 
  update_config=1
 
and it will actually rewrite wpa_supplicant.conf each time you add or modify a network.  (but any comments are lost)
 
and it will actually rewrite wpa_supplicant.conf each time you add or modify a network.  (but any comments are lost)
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wpa_gui can't access the socket so you can configure it, as an ordinary user?  add this to wpa_supplicant.conf:
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ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=wheel
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(then of course your regular user account needs to be in the wheel group, but that's quite useful anyway on Gentoo, as a rule)
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The new version of wpa_gui even is integrated with KDE: when you close the window, it stays running in the "tray".  This rocks!

Latest revision as of 10:51, 14 January 2009

wpa_supplicant

Adding a network in wpa_gui does not preserve it between bootings? add to wpa_supplicant.conf:

update_config=1

and it will actually rewrite wpa_supplicant.conf each time you add or modify a network. (but any comments are lost)

wpa_gui can't access the socket so you can configure it, as an ordinary user? add this to wpa_supplicant.conf:

ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=wheel

(then of course your regular user account needs to be in the wheel group, but that's quite useful anyway on Gentoo, as a rule)

The new version of wpa_gui even is integrated with KDE: when you close the window, it stays running in the "tray". This rocks!