The wavemon is a command line tool that allows to monitor a wireless network devices. This tool enables to view wireless signal strength and noise levels, packet statistics, information related with wireless device configuration and network parameters.
This tutorial explains how to install wavemon on Raspberry Pi.
Use SSH to connect to Raspberry Pi. Make sure the package lists are up-to-date:
sudo apt update
Install wavemon by running the following command:
sudo apt install -y wavemon
We can check version of wavemon:
wavemon command without any arguments to monitor autodetected network interface:
Execute the following command to get a list of all available network interfaces:
ip addr show
We can specify network interface that want to monitor by using
wavemon -i wlan0
Type the letter q to quit wavemon.
If wavemon is no longer needed, you can completely remove the wavemon and related dependencies with command:
sudo apt purge --autoremove -y wavemon