This is a program that handles network connections!
You can use it using the
By default, wifi passwords are saved in clear text. Therefore anyone with root priviledges can access the password using the command
grep -r '^psk=' /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections/
Check #Securing wifi passwords for more
# turn wifi on
sudo nmcli radio wifi on
# list networks
sudo nmmli dev wifi list
# connect to a network using its ssid
sudo nmcli dev wifi connect <network-ssid> --ask
If you are in an institute that uses eduraom, you can visit the eduroam website to download an installer.
The installer is a
python3 script. However
python is a symlink to
by default on arch linux, so we can simply run it after marking it as executable.
# making it executable
chmod +x <the file name>
# execute the file
To secure passwords you will need a keyring running. (Check the apps page).
nm-connection-editor in your terminal, select a network connection and click
Edit. Now select the Wifi Security tab and click on the right icon of password
and check Store the password only for this user.