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Is there a command supported by wpa_cli to make wpa_supplicant scan and yield the results of my desired network using the SSID instead of making supplicant scan all the nearby networks?

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    The driver+hardware will always scan for all networks when doing a scan, and that won't take more effort than scanning for a particular SSID (if this was possible). The most you can do is to filter the output in one way or other.
    – dirkt
    Feb 9, 2018 at 14:31

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The command should be:

wpa_cli scan
wpa_cli scan_results | grep "fixed SSID"

It will display only the information about the fixed SSID.

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