I need to see the channels used by all Wi-Fi networks in range in order to improve my Wi-Fi connection by selecting the channel to be used by my modem (a procedure related to the 'freebox' modem).
In Windows there is Vistumbler (that I know of).
What would be the equivalent in Ubuntu?
Edits after answers/comments:
The name of my wireless is registered as
wlan#) - as confirmed after comments and chats
What I want is a program that would display all wireless networks in range (which any network app does) and the channel used by each of them, like Vistumbler does:
I have an answer that seems satisfactory for now (wicd)- but please post more if there are other similar apps.