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Old 10-29-2014, 05:43 AM   #1
Heroer zhang
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Wink my linux system can't find "iwlist" command


I installed the debian linux minimum system ,but I can't find "iwlist" command ,so I can't connect the wireless internet.Please help me.
 
Old 10-29-2014, 06:24 AM   #2
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I believe what your looking for is the wireless tools package. Search through the package manager database and you should find it.

Also remember that google is your friend. Any question that you ask in this forum type into google and most times the right answers come up.
 
Old 10-29-2014, 06:26 AM   #3
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You need to install the package wireless tools.
If you need deb file
https://packages.debian.org/search?k...wireless-tools
 
Old 10-29-2014, 07:56 AM   #4
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No need to google as the apt tools allow you to search for stuff.

# apt-get install apt-file
# apt-file update
$ apt-file find bin/iwlist

I'm sure other package management systems have search-ability features. Some a bit more cryptic than others. And by no means the only way to find things in debian (or other apt based distros).
 
  


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