[Mageia-discuss] Distress signal for resolving issue with Drakxnet tools
andre999mga at laposte.net
Wed Oct 12 14:54:50 CEST 2011
Renaud (Ron) Olgiati a écrit :
> On Wednesday 12 Oct 2011 07:34 my mailbox was graced by a message from
> andre999 who wrote:
>> BTW, are you monitoring the signals when you connect ?
> As a newbee in the field of WiFi, I'd like to know how to do that.
Click the network icon (by the clock), and the network centre window
opens (after a few seconds).
Then click the arrow at the left to expand the wi-fi section, and you
will see all the detected wi-fi signals. If they don't show up right
away, click the refresh button at the bottom of the wi-fi section.
There is a signal force column. The size or colour of the icons
indicates the force of each signal detected. If you put the mouse
pointer over the icon, it gives a % value.
100% indicates an optimal signal strength, which I often attain. A
lower value generally results in a slower transfer rate.
I use aria2 for large downloads (such as ISOs). Aria2 will
automatically reconnect if the connexion is lost, and prints a progress
line every 60 seconds, showing transfer rate, % completed, and estimated
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