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Wifi how to roam between access points

Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:24 pm

So i'm fairly new to Linux but I've tried a few different distro's over the last year (Ubuntu, Mint, Fedora), currently settled on Solus Budgie.

My question is around WiFi and AP roaming. I have 3 access points in my home, all on the same ssid, same security and each on a unique channel. It seems Linux is locking onto the strongest AP at time of connection and not releasing. If I move to another area of my house the WiFi remains locked to the original AP. If I reset the network manager service the WiFi will reconnect to what is now the strongest signal.

Is there any way to have Linux behave like windows and roam between access points if the signal strength drops.

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