[wpa_supplicant] essid with non-ascii characters

Kalle Valo kvalo
Tue Jul 10 06:07:46 PDT 2012

Jouni Malinen <j at w1.fi> writes:

> On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 02:42:42PM +0200, LuX wrote:
>> According to manuals (and Arch Linux's wiki) the typical way of using
>> wpa_supplicant consists in creating a /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf file and
>> applying wpa_supplicant to it.
> I see.. You may find Arch Linux users in minority, but sure, I know
> there are people doing this. I'm just assuming that such users are
> aware of different ways of encoding non-ASCII characters. For more
> common use case, Network Manager or Android Wi-Fi framework takes care
> of copying SSID from the scan results to the network configuration
> block.

Also connman is one possibility. I haven't tried wicd myself but I
would expect it to have a similar feature.

Kalle Valo

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