linssid - Graphical wireless scanning for Linux

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.0
Repository Network Utilities all
Package name linssid
Package version 2.9
Package release lp150.7.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 961.60 KB
Download size 296.43 KB
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LinSSID is graphically and functionally similar to Inssider (Microsoft™ Windows®).
It is written in C++ using Linux wireless tools and Qt5.


Package Version Architecture Repository
linssid-2.9-lp150.1.6.x86_64.rpm 2.9 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
linssid - - -


Name Value
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Name Value
application() -
application(linssid.desktop) -
linssid = 2.9-lp150.7.1
linssid(x86-64) = 2.9-lp150.7.1


Type URL
Binary Package linssid-2.9-lp150.7.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package linssid-2.9-lp150.7.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the Network Utilities repository:
    # zypper addrepo network-utilities
  2. Install linssid rpm package:
    # zypper install linssid




2017-10-11 -
- Fixed future Factory build, see (boo#1062783)
2017-07-29 -
- Dropped linssid-use-static-qwt.patch and
- Added linssid-use-shared-qwt-qt5.patch
- Build against system qwt6-qt5 shared lib
- Added linssid-icons-patch to fix icons locations
- Fixed executable path
2016-09-30 -
- Update to version 2.9
* Conversion from old linux wireless tools to nl80211 tools.
* New information displayed - bandwidth, make and model of
router (when available)
* Updated vendor database
- Updated bundled qwt library to 6.1.3 and added attendant
- Dropped linssid-fix-make-and-compile-errors-2.7.patch and
2015-10-24 -
- Fixed Leap build
2015-01-26 -
- Added linssid-qt-5_4-static-const-fix.patch for OpenSUSE > 13.2:
+ Fix compiling with Qt >= 5.4
2014-11-20 -
- Added required dependencies
2014-11-01 -
- Update to version 2.7:
+ Hopefully fixes an occassional problem in some configurations where LinSSID hangs during
scan when the wifi interface is connected to an attach point
+ Updated vendor database
2014-07-27 -
- Update to version 2.6:
+ Fixes a possible bug in interface detection
+ Static link to libboost-regex (openSUSE dropped in patch)
+ Update vendor database
- Updates from version 2.5:
+ Fixes an issue with how the zsh shell interprets command lines.
Huge thanks to Alex Stelmachonak.
- Updates from version 2.4:
+ Same as 2.3 code but necessary to get a i386 build through
Canonical. Long story.
- Updates from version 2.3:
+ Fixed issue with RTL8187SE card and driver not providing
frequency resulting in LinSSID crash.
+ Renamed the column that displays WEP, WPA2, etc., to "Privacy".
+ Added column for protocol {a,b,g,n}. (Note that many drivers do
not report protocol.).
+ Modified data logging format to reflect as above.
+ Added buttons for immediate clear or set of plotting of all
visible attach points.
+ Improved response to Plot column check boxes.
+ Cleaned up a few minor bugs.
+ Updated vendor database.
- Updates from version 2.2:
+ Fixes several small bugs.
+ Adds a status display line to top panel.
+ Now built with QT5 and Qwt 6.1.
+ Updated wifi vendor database.
- Rebase linssid-fix-make-and-compile-errors.patch to clean up build errors and desktop file.
2014-02-28 -
- Initial build.
- Add linssid-fix-make-and-compile-errors.patch: Clean up pro,
desktop files and fix compile errors.
- Add linssid_wrapper script to ensure the /usr/sbin path is set
and removed when finished.

See Also

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