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nmcli device

Manage network interfaces and establish new Wi-Fi connections using NetworkManager. This subcommand can also be called with nmcli d. More information:

  • Print the statuses of all network interfaces:

nmcli device status

  • Print the available Wi-Fi access points:

nmcli device wifi

  • Connect to a Wi-Fi network with the specified SSID (you will be prompted for a password):

nmcli --ask device wifi connect {{ssid}}

  • Print the password and QR code for the current Wi-Fi network:

nmcli device wifi show-password