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command-line Wi-Fi geolocation tool

Synopsis

wloc [-h] [–google] [–mozilla] [–yandex]

Description

WLoc is a simple command-line Wi-Fi geolocation tool, which can be used to locate user by using global Wi-Fi database (no GPS required).

Command-Line Options

-g, --google

Use the Google Geolocation API.

-m, --mozilla

Use the Mozilla Geolocation API.

-y, --yandex

Use the Yandex.Locator API.

-h, --help

Print help message and exit.

Environment Options

WLoc supports of getting API tokens for the third-party geolocation backends with environment variables.

Supported options

In order to use this application, you need to forward at least one API token:

  • APIKEY_GOOGLE - Google Geolocation.
  • APIKEY_MOZILLA - Mozilla Geolocation.
  • APIKEY_YANDEX - Yandex.Locator.

Forwarding options

Export environment variables using export command:

export APIKEY_GOOGLE=ABCDEFG123
export APIKEY_MOZILLA=ABCDEFG123
export APIKEY_YANDEX=ABCDEFG123

Start the application with all available backends:

wloc -g -m -y

Backends

Supported backends

This application can use the following third-party geolocation providers:

  • Google Geolocation;
  • Mozilla Geolocation;
  • Yandex.Locator.

API tokens

You can obtain API tokens from these sources:

Authors

Copyright (c) 2021 EasyCoding Team and contributors.

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