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Wi-Fi Network Preference Ordering on Fedora23?

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I have Fedora 23 and am using the default Gnome 3 desktop environment.

I have two wi-fi networks within reach of my laptop and Fedora always auto-joins with the network with a weaker signal. I believe it is choosing to do so because the weaker signal is the one I first provided a password for months ago.

I have not been able to determine a way to set the wi-fi network auto-join order preference. Is it possible to change the preference order?

posted Apr 10, 2016 by anonymous

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I don't know how to set a priority, but what I do is I allow it to automatically connect only to the ones I want for normal use (the one at my office, my WAP at home). There are others in the list, but if I want to use one of 'em I'll click on it in the NM display to cause my system to connect to it.

This keeps my preferred access points on auto and everything else I get to choose if I want.

answer Apr 11, 2016 by Tarun Singhal
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