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Re: NetBSD volunteering (WiFi browser, NPF Web UI)

Thank you everyone for your welcoming and advice!
I just wanted to find out about the progress of these particular
projects,.. if any. Now the situation is clearer for me.

Like many of you I did think too that this WiFi tool had to be basic..
or better to say, interface-independent, where you could add
interactive CLI, curses, QT or any other kind of interface on another
'abstraction level'.

BTW, what about the licence issue, is such a program supposed to be
strictly BSD-licenced, or other free licences (incl. GPL) are allowed?


2015-02-04 13:53 GMT+03:00 Roy Marples <>:
> On 03/02/2015 22:33, Kamil Rytarowski wrote:
>> Greg Troxel wrote:
>>> "Andrei M." <> writes:
>>> Welcome - contributions are always appreciated.
>>>> 1. WiFi browser
>>>> Create an easy to use wifi setup widget for NetBSD: browse and select
>>>> networks in the vicinity by SSID, BSSID, channel, etc.
>>> I would recommend that you look into the GUI configurators for dhcpcd,
>>> to avoid duplication.  What I would like to see is something really
>>> simple (command line) in base that will list access points nearby, and
>>> let you choose and type in a password, and make it work with
>>> wpa_supplicant (and join next time).  Basically the tell-once-remember
>>> behavior often found in guis, but CLI and simple enough to be in the
>>> base system.  Right now I find I have to edit /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf.
>> For the reference there is a work in progress:
> Currently working on a curses interface to join dhcpcd-gtk and dhcpcd-qt.
> That has stalled a little bit but may pickup again in a few weeks.
> Roy

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