Linux wifi: show current wifi status 


April 07, 2015 10:20:38    Last update: April 07, 2015 10:20:38
Use the iwconfig command to display the status of the current wifi connection.

$ iwconfig
wlan3     IEEE 802.11bgn  ESSID:"urwelcome"  
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.412 GHz  Access Point: 00:00:00:00:DF:CF   
          Bit Rate=39 Mb/s   Tx-Power=20 dBm   
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Power Management:on
          Link Quality=45/70  Signal level=-65 dBm  
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:1578  Invalid misc:101   Missed beacon:0
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