I have a Debian Jessie system which, for reasons unrelated to this question, has nothing installed but the set of essential system packages.
What is the simplest method for connecting to a wireless network? If it matters, my network is using WEP (yes, I know it's bad to use WEP). Bonus points if you suggest an answer requiring the least number of packages needed (including dependencies), because I have to manually download every one of these.
isc-dhcp-client, and messed around, but got nowhere. I've been able to set my link to up with
ip link set up wlan0, but that doesn't actually get me to the point where I can input a password to connect to the router.