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wpa.cli.wiz: Bash Script To Help Automate WPA

Connecting to WPA encrypted wireless networks in Linux is relatively easy with the great GUI applications such as network-manager or WICD. My only issue is that these applications tend to fall apart when dealing with multiple networks or interfaces that need to be connected simultaneously. (Such as is the case in my lab.) Also there are many times when I don’t have access to a GUI environment. Such as when the GUI environment is not available, then dealing with an absolute base install prior to a GUI being installed, or when dealing with several bootable Linux based rescue tools. Recalling the steps necessary to make the connection to a WPA encrypted wireless network from the CLI is difficult for me (since I don’t do it often) so for a slew of reasons this script has proven to be a useful tool in my toolbox. Read moreRead more