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Ethtool Alternatives

Ethtool is described as 'ethtool - utility for controlling network drivers and hardware' and is an app in the network & admin category. There are eight alternatives to Ethtool for Linux, Xfce, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is wicd, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Ethtool are NetworkManager, iw, ceni and wpa_supplicant.

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

ethtool - utility for controlling network drivers and hardware.

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  1. wicd icon

    wicd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    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.

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    NetworkManager

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward.

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  3. iw

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    iw is a new nl80211 based CLI configuration utility for wireless devices. It supports almost all new drivers that have been added to the kernel recently. It allows you to configure and show information about wireless networking.

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    ceni

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    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.

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  5. wpa_supplicant

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    wpa_supplicant is designed to be a "daemon" program that runs in the background and acts as the backend component controlling the wireless connection.

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  6. Rfkill

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

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  7. VSNM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    VSNM - Very Simple Network Manager.

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  8. IQonn Lite icon

    IQonn Lite

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    IQonn.com is a community that offers Mobile travellers the tools needed to be truly nomadic. If you have any Mobile Data subscription, Notebook with a Wireless device or data card and you are Out of Office frequently, then IQonn.com is the place for you. IQonn.

    Connection Manager
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