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I know in Ubuntu we have nmcli dev wifi to see a list of near SSIDs. But this command seems not exist in raspbian. Is there an alternative way?

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Googling "linux find nearby ssid" suggests

sudo iwlist wlan0 scan|grep SSID

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  • Any idea why sudo iwlist wlan0 scan gets a full list of neighboring SSIDs, but iwlist wlan0 scan gets only one? – Seamus Jul 7 '18 at 22:11
  • From the man page on Raspian Buster: "Triggering scanning is a privileged operation (root only) and normal users can only read left-over scan results." – mkoistinen Sep 18 '19 at 1:48

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