How to Connect To WiFi From the CLI on Debian 10 Buster - LinuxConfig.org

Not all Debian systems have a GUI, and even though using WiFi on a server isn't common, there are plenty of instances where you're using WiFi with a headless setup, like on a Raspberry Pi. It's not difficult to connect using only the tools provided out of the box in Debian.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-connect-to-wifi-from-the-cli-on-debian-10-buster

Click "Connect to Other Wireless Network.
Enter the network’s SSID at “Network Name”.
If encryption is used, select the method from the “Wireless Security” drop-down list (usually “WPA Personal” or “WPA2 Personal”).
Click the “Connect” button to activate the wireless network connection.
I think this work better.

Better if you have GUI installed. This article tries to deal with command line ( CLI ) only.