Xfce4-wavelan-plugin is used to display stats from a wireless LAN interface.
xfce4-wavelan-plugin displays the following information about a WaveLAN device:
- Signal state (tells if a carrier signal was detected)
- Signal quality (current quality of the carrier signal)
- Note that the latter is in % on Linux and in dBm on BSDs. Hence, on BSDs, the progressbar may be never full, as dBm is not easily comparable to a maximum.
- Network name (current SSID of the WaveLAN network)
At the time of this writing NetBSD, OpenBSD, FreeBSD and Linux are supported.
It shows signal quality as percentage on Linux and dBm on BSDs, hence progressbar will probably be not really accurate on BSDs, as dBm is hardly comparable to a maximum.
Add the plugin to the panel, and select the wireless interface you want to monitor.
- xfce4-wavelan-plugin 0.6.3 released (2022/06/14 17:19)
xfce4-wavelan-plugin 0.6.3 is now available for download from https://archive.xfce.org/src/panel-plugins/xfce4-wavelan-plugin/0.6/xfce4-wavelan-plugin-0.6.3.tar.bz2 https://archive.xfce.org/src/panel-plugins/xfce4-wavelan-plugin/0.6/xfce4-wavelan-plugin-0.6.3.tar.bz2?sha1 https://archive.xfce.org/src/panel-plugins/xfce4-wavelan-plugin/0.6/xfce4-wavelan-plugin-0.6.3.tar.bz2?sha256 What is xfce4-wavelan-plugin? ============================= This plugin is used to display stats from a wireless lan interface (signal state, signal quality, network name (SSID)). It supports NetBSD, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and Linux. Website: https://docs.xfce.org/panel-plugins/xfce4-wavelan-plugin Release notes for 0.6.3 ======================= - Fix intltool lock file bug in make distcheck - Fix read_config memory leaks - Add option to execute command on icon click (!9) - Add option to hide signal bar (!8) - Prefer symbolic icons and fix icon color (!7) - Icon now shows signal strength(!5) - remove bogus close function - autoconf: Some updates - Translation Updates: Albanian, Arabic, Armenian (Armenia), Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese (China), Chinese (Taiwan), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Eastern Armenian, English (Australia), English (Canada), Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Lithuanian, Malay, Norwegian Bokmål, Occitan (post 1500), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian