Jul 162008
 


iwlist command in Linux is used to extract more detailed information from a Wireless Network interface which may not be available from running the iwconfig command. This includes detailed information on available Wireless networks, Frequencies supported, power management support, Encryption key sizes supported, WPA keys configured on the device etc.

The general syntax is

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Jul 162008
 


Iwconfig like ifconfig is  a Wireless interface configuration utility in Linux.It is used to set the parameters of the  network  interface which are specific to the wireless operation. Iwconfig may also be used to display the parameters and the wireless statistics. iwconfig extracts these information from /proc/net/wireless file.

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Jul 092008
 


TrueCrypt is a free opensource software system for establishing and maintaining an on-the-fly-encrypted volume (data storage device). On-the-fly encryption means that data are automatically encrypted or decrypted right before they are loaded or saved, without any user intervention. No data stored on an encrypted volume can be read (decrypted) without using the correct password/keyfile(s) or correct encryption keys. Entire file system is encrypted (e.g., file names, folder names, contents of every file, free space, meta data, etc).

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