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Old 04-02-2013, 12:19 PM   #1
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i3wm/i3status users (Slackware) - problems with wifi status display?

Has anyone encountered any problems with the wifi status display in i3status(eg. "W: down"). Obviously first make sure that it's the correct interface that is specified in ~/.i3status.conf

For example for wlan0, it would be:

order += "wireless wlan0"

wireless wlan0 {
        format_up = "W: (%quality at %essid) %ip"
        format_down = "W: down"
Could you report:
1. Slackware version
2. i3wm version
3. i3status version
4. Any problems with wifi status display in i3status?
5. Output of:
stat $(which i3status)
Thank you
Old 04-02-2013, 04:23 PM   #2
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$ cat /etc/slackware-version 
Slackware 14.0
$ lspkg i3
$ stat $(which i3status)
  File: ‘/usr/bin/i3status’
  Size: 69328     	Blocks: 136        IO Block: 4096   regular file
Device: 801h/2049d	Inode: 1617539     Links: 1
Access: (0755/-rwxr-xr-x)  Uid: (    0/    root)   Gid: (    0/    root)
Access: 2013-04-02 10:42:15.048727521 +0200
Modify: 2013-02-27 12:55:18.000000000 +0100
Change: 2013-02-27 12:55:50.821627859 +0100
 Birth: -
No problems here

EDIT: am actually following slackware-current
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