Alternatives to iw for all platforms with any license

  • wicd icon

    wicd

    Wicd is an open source wired and wireless network manager for Linux which aims to provide a simple interface to connect to networks with a wide variety of settings.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • NetworkManager icon

    NetworkManager

    NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward. Whether WiFi, wired, 3G, or Bluetooth, NetworkManager allows you to quickly move from one network to another: once a network has been...

    Open Source Linux

  • Rfkill

    rfkill is a small tool to query the state of the rfkill switches, buttons and subsystem interfaces.

    Open Source Linux

  • VSNM

    VSNM - Very Simple Network Manager As the name suggests it manages the network in a very simplitic way. This version have wifi WPA and WEP only (more to come). To use it, just place the vsnm.cfg file at /etc/ and add there your...

    Open Source Linux

  • wpa_supplicant

    wpa_supplicant is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the background and acts as the backend component controlling the wireless connection. wpa_supplicant supports separate frontend programs and a text-based...

    Open Source Mac Linux Xfce

  • ceni icon

    ceni

    Network manager used by Linux distributions Sidux and Aptosid, but can be installed on debian based distributions, and compiled from source on just about any.

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Ethtool

    ethtool - utility for controlling network drivers and hardware

    Open Source Linux

  • Wireless Tools

    Wireless tools for Linux is a package of Linux commands (simple text-based utilities/tools) intended to support and facilitate the configuration of wireless devices using the Linux Wireless Extension.

    Open Source Linux

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