How to get the ESSID of the current network

Alex Merry kde at
Tue Mar 22 16:16:11 PDT 2011

On 22/03/11 10:07, Jonathan Haug wrote:
>>> Dear dbus-list!
>>> I'm trying to get the name / essid of the current (wifi-) network via dbus.
>> DBus by itself won't tell you that. You need to look at connman, networkmanager and wicd for their respectives DBus interfaces. d-feet may be of help here.
> Ok, I'm using NetworkManager and found
> 20API.txt

This is the wrong place to ask questions about specific D-Bus APIs.  For 
NetworkManager, you should be contacting that community (see


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