NetworkManager does not connect to the strongest wifi

Bug #1380225 reported by karlsebal on 2014-10-12
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
autoscan-network (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Unassigned
network-manager (Ubuntu)
Undecided
talat

Bug Description

I have more than one wifi in my area here, however the NetworkManager does not connect to the strongest one but maybe the one with the higher position in alphabet.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: network-manager 0.9.8.8-0ubuntu7
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.13.0-37.64-generic 3.13.11.7
Uname: Linux 3.13.0-37-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.5
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Sun Oct 12 09:12:52 2014
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
IfupdownConfig:
 # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-06-03 (130 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
IpRoute:
 default via 10.25.50.1 dev wlan0 proto static
 10.25.50.0/24 dev wlan0 proto kernel scope link src 10.25.50.203 metric 9
NetworkManager.state:
 [main]
 NetworkingEnabled=true
 WirelessEnabled=true
 WWANEnabled=true
 WimaxEnabled=true
SourcePackage: network-manager
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
mtime.conffile..etc.NetworkManager.NetworkManager.conf: 2014-06-21T22:53:48.293505
nmcli-dev:
 DEVICE TYPE STATE DBUS-PATH
 20:6E:9C:E9:13:98 bluetooth disconnected /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/2
 eth0 802-3-ethernet unavailable /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/1
 wlan0 802-11-wireless connected /org/freedesktop/NetworkManager/Devices/0
nmcli-nm:
 RUNNING VERSION STATE NET-ENABLED WIFI-HARDWARE WIFI WWAN-HARDWARE WWAN
 running 0.9.8.8 connected enabled enabled enabled enabled disabled

karlsebal (karlsebal) wrote :
talat (mahmoodtc) on 2014-10-30
Changed in network-manager (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
assignee: nobody → talat (mahmoodtc)
talat (mahmoodtc) on 2014-10-30
Changed in autoscan-network (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
status: Incomplete → Opinion
status: Opinion → Fix Committed
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