In times like this, when the corona pandemic hits hard and lot. You might invite friends over for work or play. And when friends are over, there is always a need to share your Wi-Fi, I mean what else are you supposed to do?
But what do you do when you don't want to say your passphrase to all of your friends and neighbours. You can of course share your access point and passphrase with a QR-code. Isn't that fantastic? So how do you do that? Well, it's real easy.
First of all you need to install the application: qrencode
This is installed by issuing the following commands:
On Void Linux:
$ xbps-install -S qrencode
On Arch Linux/Manjaro/etc:
$ pacman -S qrencode
$ apt install qrencode
Then you have to use a specific format like this:
On Linux or equivalent system: qrencode -o - -t utf8 'WIFI:S:HomeNetwork;T:WPA;P:ThisismylongpassphrasethatevenIcantremember;;'
I have been translating Tusky to Swedish for a couple of months now. It is a great and fuzzy feeling when there is a great FOSS-project we all can contribute to.
The last weeks the head developer @ConnyDuck@chaos.social has tested a couple of different translation projects, like Crowdin and now lately Weblate, we both prefer the latter since it is open source and possible to host on your own infrastructure.