Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1292712
[network] No way to refresh Wireless network list
Last modified: 2016-12-20 12:08:20 EST
Created attachment 1107023 [details]
Description of problem:
Currently, there is no way to refresh Wireless network list. Please see screenshot.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Click 'Select Network' in nm applet
2. Start new Wireless Network
Need to close 'Select Network' Window and restart process of selecting network.
It will be helpful to user if they get additional button 'Refresh' to refresh Wireless network list explicitly.
NetworkManager daemon itself has a command to rescan available networks. It can be called via D-Bus  or nmcli .
But you seem to require a 'Refresh' button, which would be part and responsibility of Gnome Shell NM applet.
 nmcli device wifi rescan
Yes, I require a additional 'Refresh' button in 'Select Network' window which can call D-Bus/nmcli APIs for me.
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