I am setting manually the bit-rate of my wireless card !

sudo iwconfig wlan0 rate 54M

Where can I see if it is applied, because the command does not give any feedback !!!


Use sudo iwconfig wlan0. That will list all of the current parameters.

auser@acomputer:~$ sudo iwconfig wlan0
wlan0     IEEE 802.11abg  ESSID:"a.ssid"  
          Mode:Managed  Frequency:2.462 GHz  Access Point: 00:01:02:03:04:05   
          Bit Rate=54 Mb/s   Tx-Power=15 dBm   
          Retry  long limit:7   RTS thr:off   Fragment thr:off
          Encryption key:off
          Power Management:off
          Link Quality=58/70  Signal level=-52 dBm  
          Rx invalid nwid:0  Rx invalid crypt:0  Rx invalid frag:0
          Tx excessive retries:0  Invalid misc:114   Missed beacon:0

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.