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       wavemonrc - wavemon configuration file


       wavemon [-h] [-i ifname ] [-l] [-r] [-v]


       wavemon   stores   its   configuration   parameters   within  the  file
       ~/.wavemonrc in every user’s home directory. This manpage  provides  an
       in-depth   description   of   the   available  options.  Every  setting
       corresponds to a configuration item  you’ll  find  on  the  preferences
       screen within the program (F7 key).

       interface = <ifname>
              This  parameter  specifies,  you  guessed  it,  the  name of the
              interface wavemon uses for operation. Only valid identifiers  of
              existing  wireless  network  devices  are allowed, otherwise the
              program launch will fail.

       stat_updates = <n>
       (Statistics updates)
              This controls the intervals between updates  of  the  statistics
              data. Range: 10..4000ms.

       lhist_slot_size = <n>
       (Histogram update cycles)
              This determines how many obtained statistics values are averaged
              into one level histogram slot. So,  if  your  statistics  update
              interval  is  50ms  and  your  histogram  slot  size  is  4, the
              histogram is moved one slot  further  every  2  seconds.  Range:

       info_updates = <n>
       (Dynamic info updates)
              With this setting, you can control the intervals between updates
              of the dynamic device parameters, i.e.  those  values  that  may
              change,  but  not frequently. Dynamic parameters are for example
              the current bitrate of your wireless link. Range: 1..60s.

       override_auto_scale = (enabled|disabled)
       (Override scale autodetect)
              Setting this parameter to "enabled" overrides the auto-detection
              of the bar graph and histogram scale boundaries, allowing you to
              specify your own scales.

       min_signal_level, max_signal_level = <n>
       (Minimum signal level, Maximum signal level)
              These parameters allow you to set the left and right  boundaries
              of  the  signal  level  scales.  Ranges: -128..-60dBm (minimum),
              -59..120dBm (maximum).

       min_noise_level, max_noise_level = <n>
       (Minimum noise level, Maximum noise level)
              These work similar to  the  signal  boundary  settings.  Ranges:
              -128..-60dBm (minimum), -60..120dBm (maximum).

       linear_scale = (enabled|disabled)
       (Linear level scales)
              Activate this setting to use linear scales for bargraphs instead
              of algorithmic ones. This function works best with custom scales
              and  might be useful for enhancing the resolution for monitoring
              small level changes.

       random = (enabled|disabled)
       (Random signals)
              This switch controls a fancy random generator you  can  use  for
              testing functions and scales.

       lo_threshold_action = (disabled|beep|flash|beep+flash)
       (Low threshold action)
              This  function  allows  you  to  assign  a warning facility to a
              defineable threshold at the lower end of the signal scale. It is
              meant for alarming you when a signal appears at the receiver.

       lo_threshold = <n>
       (Low threshold)
              This  defines the low threshold. Makes only sense when the above
              setting is active. Range: -120..-60dBm.

       hi_threshold_action = (disabled|beep|flash|beep+flash)
       (High threshold action)
              This is similar  to  lo_threshold_action,  only  this  time  the
              threshold  is  at  the  upper end of the scale and the action is
              performed when the signal level drops  below  it.  The  acoustic
              signal  is  also different in order to be easily distinguishable
              from the lower one. Correctly adjusted, this little fellow  will
              tell you when you should move closer to the base station.

       hi_threshold = <n>
       (High threshold)
              This defines the high threshold. Makes only sense when the above
              setting is active. Range: -59..120dBm.

       startup_screen = (info|histogram|aplist)
       (Startup screen)
              This setting determines which of the screens will  be  shown  at
              program startup.


       Jan Morgenstern <>

       The current maintainer is Gerrit Renker <>


       wavemon  is  free  software;  you  can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published  by  the
       Free  Software  Foundation;  either  version 2, or (at your option) any
       later version.

       wavemon is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but  WITHOUT
       ANY  WARRANTY;  without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
       FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General  Public  License
       for more details.

       You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
       with wavemon; see the file COPYING.  If not, write to the Free Software
       Foundation, 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.