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Ubuntu Unleashed 2014 Edition: Covering 13.10 and 14.04,Ninth Edition by Paul Hudson, Andrew Hudson, Matthew Helmke

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Support for Wireless Networking in Ubuntu

The Linux kernel that ships with Ubuntu provides extensive support for wireless networking. Related wireless tools for configuring, managing, or displaying information about a wireless connection include the following:

Image iwconfigSets the network name, encryption, transmission rate, and other features of a wireless network interface

Image iwlistDisplays information about a wireless interface, such as rate, power level, or frequency used

iwprivSets optional features, such as roaming, of a wireless network interface ...

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