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Is there any software that can manage wireless network connection using ncurses?

So I just installed Ubuntu Server 17.04, trying to connect via wireless, but iwconfig not installed, so I install wireless-tools, copy the .deb via usb drive, then run dpkg -i, but apparently it requires libiw30, download and copy again via usb drive, then installed successfully.

so now I can connect to internet without encryption through my android phone by running

ifconfig wlp4s0 down
dhclient -r wlp4s0 
iwconfig wlp4s0 essid android_tether
iwconfig wlp4s0 mode Managed
ifconfig wlp4s0 up
dhclient wlp4s0

Now I have internet connection, but still I cannot connect to my office's WPA2 Access Point (which is 10x faster: n/ac). Is there any ncurses UI way to connect to WPA2?

Because I've tried the /etc/network/interfaces

auto wlp4s0
iface wlp4s0 inet dhcp
   #wpa-ssid office_net
   #wpa-psk office_net_password
   wireless-essid office_net
   wireless-psk office_net_password

It always make the the booting process stuck (timeout), not getting the ip address, I must reboot each time to recovery mode to change it.

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    WICD has a curses-based TUI – muru May 18 '17 at 5:24
  • I believe it is wpa-ssid and also wpa-psk. Please amend your interfaces file and try again. Reference: askubuntu.com/questions/464507/… – chili555 May 18 '17 at 11:57
  • Yes I've tried those but ain't got the ip – Kokizzu May 18 '17 at 12:02

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