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How to Use Wavemon to Monitor Your WiFi Connection @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay @RPiSpy

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This post by Raspberry Pi Spy from 2014 is definitely still handy today!

Have you ever wondered how to monitor your WiFi connection from the command line? While experimenting with an Edimax WiFi dongle on my Raspberry Pi I wanted an easy method to monitor the wireless signal strength as I moved around the house.

The Pi was running from a USB power bank and sometimes this can result in the WiFi dongle dropping the signal. It’s hard to trouble-shoot WiFi issues so I went looking for a simple utility that would constantly report the status of the connection.

Eventually I found a utility called Wavemon. It’s free, easy to install and does exactly what I needed.

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