WiFi is a networking technology permitting the exchange of information through wireless (radio) connections.

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Wifi is not working on Linux Mint

I have a Dell Latitude E4310 laptop which ran Ubuntu for the last 4 years (with various versions). Recently I have installed Linux Mint (version 17), and afterwards the WiFi is not working. It was ...
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WPA_Supplicant bgscan doesn't populate scan_results

I'm using WPA_Supplicant 2.1 with Wext driver, on a custom Linux 2.6.27 kernel. The issue is that bgscan fails to populate 'scan_results' other than the network that wpa_supplicant is currently ...
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wireless driver during Arch install

I am going through the proccess of installing Arch Linux using the beginner's guide on their website. Now they stress heavily that I should not reboot before having installer the driver for the ...
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Wifi with WPA2-EAP MS-CHAPv2 authentication (username and password) during Debian installation

I am currently attempting to install Debian on my laptop computer. During the network configuration stage, I am prompted to "enter a passphrase for WPA/WPA2 PSK authentication". Unfortunately, I am on ...
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Problematic RTL8188EE Wireless Network Adapter

Good Day All, There are numerous results when searching google on this issue, however, none seem to have a solution. I am hoping to resolve this issue -- or at least have a decent workaround. It is a ...
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Radiusd(freeradius): User only for a special client

Is it possible to restrict a user from the "users" file to a special client? I try to use one radiusd server for two wifi access points but I will use one user credentials only for one access point ...
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Custom ubuntu install to enable wifi on inspiron-1501 w/o wired ethernet

I am helping a small non-profit install ubuntu on some (40) donated inspiron's. To get wifi running I need to install some additional packages: b43-fwcutter firmware-b43-installer. I would ...
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What exactly is an ifconfig dropped RX packet?

I'm seeing very high RX dropped packets in the output of ifconfig: Thousands of packets per second, an order of magnitude more than regular RX packets. wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Centos 7 Drivers issues on HP sleekbook 15-b001ee

I am fresh to linux and centos. I have installed centos with GNOME desktop successfully but after signing to my account couldn't find Sound and Wifi working. I have google a lot but everything is ...
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Link Speed for wireless connections [migrated]

I am working to implement a benchmarker for wireless connections. How can I determine the link speed in mbps? I am working with C language and Linux system.
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Connectivity issues after updating to Debian Jessie

I have inadvertently upgraded to Debian Jessie from Debian Wheezy while I was trying to install VLC player :D. The upgrade did not go very well as my sources.list file was mix of wheezy and ...
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Need Debian driver for DWA-130 rev F1

Can't get my wireless adapter working. It's D-Link DWA 130 rev F1. There's a good deal of discussion about this in the Ubuntu world, but it doesn't seem to work on Debian. The chip-set appears to ...
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wifi causing errors since kernel version 3.19 update

I've been having issues with my latest Ubuntu 15.04 installation. Whenever the wifi changes on it's own, or I change it through the drop-down selection, my kernel panics -- my computer is ...
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What are possible reasons why iwconfig is not updating connection stats?

I use iwconfig to show me some information about my current internet connection like this $ iwconfig wlp2s0 IEEE 802.11abg ESSID:"eduroam" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.462 GHz Access ...
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Understanding WiFi routing and gateway

I'm completely lost. I'm a real beginnqer about Linux networking. What I’m trying to accomplish : As bobstro said, I want to allow a wifi-connected UPnP camera to be moved around between wifi ...
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AR922X wifi card sees too few networks

While my android smartphone has around a dozen different wifi networks available, I can’t get this card get more than two at best. lshw -c network reports: *-network description: Wireless ...
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Auto reconnect to wifi once disconnected?

On Ubuntu 14.04, I am using a usb wireless adapter to connect to a wireless network. The connection is often disconnected (I have tried to solve the problem, but I don't know why. That is another ...
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Hostapd Debugging while Background

I am running a debian based OS (Bananian) on a Banana Pro single board computer which is based off a Raspberry Pi. The access point is working fine, however I am now trying to also scan for wifi ...
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Set NetworkManager to ignore rfkill

My notebook does not have a hardware button to disable wireless. But NetworkManager and rfkill see wireless as hard blocked. Wicd and iwconfig works well. Is there any way to disable hard block check ...
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WIFI over SDIO over USB - Do I have to reflect that in the device tree?

I am currently extending an embedded hardware platform which runs a linux kernel 3.16. I want to connect an external SDIO controller to the USB bus, and then run a WIFI module using that SDIO ...
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How to install WiFi driver in CentOS 7 on notebook Lenovo Z570

I'm newbie in CentOS. After installing (7) I can't get to work WiFi on my notebook (Lenvov Z570). Also I installed latest drivers by instruction Below diagnostic output: rfkill: [nikolay@lenovo ...
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Having problems with negative monitor channel, intimidated!

When I try this command: aireplay-ng -1 0 mon0 -a xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx I get this output: No source MAC (-h) specified. Using the device MAC (xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx) 17:51:23 Waiting for beacon frame ...
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Wireless LED indicator issue

The question itself: is there any way to make this indicator be turned ON and OFF depending on wireless status (not just blink when there is wireless activity)? After having installed Linux, I saw ...
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Debian netinstall over wifi?

I have a question obout installing debian. Ubuntu has this option which can install all mising packages from ethernet of wifi, while debian has only ethertnet option. The firmware I prepaire -> see ...
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WiFi cycle with hostapd

I'm using hostapd to broadcast my wireless network. I'm cycling through a list of config files. I'm able to create a wireless network the first time, but as soon as I'm trying to cycle to the next one ...
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Broadcom brcmfmac (BCM43143) MAC address issues

Ok, so I am working on a project which is based around the architecture of the Pi B+. It's a proprietary designed board. On that board is a BCM43143 WiFi module - the same chip that's in the ...
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Setting up WiFi on Debian7 for Intel wireless N-2230 card

I just installed Debian7 on a laptop that I was using Windows on. When on Windows I had wifi, and I want to set up the wifi on Debian. On Ubuntu there is a nice feature in the panel where I can ...
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WiFi unable to connect after sleep ath9k

When I put my PC to sleep and wake it up, it cant connect to WiFi anymore. Sometimes it asks me 5 times to re enter my password and if it manages to connect connect the ping is 2000+, iwconfig says ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to university internet [closed]

My WiFi adapter shows networks in the area, but will not allow me to connect to my university Internet. Normally, on Windows, I connect to the Wifi by clicking connect. It shows it as connected, but ...
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Why can't I connect to 5ghz?

In "Edit Connections" I chose mode "Infrastructure". In router page (BT Home Hub), it shows that my android phone is connected to 5ghz, and my laptop still uses 2.4ghz. What can I do?
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USB Wireless Adapter not detected after suspend

I am using an external USB wireless adapter (EnGenius Wirelss 11N) on Elementary OS Freya running on a Dell Vostro 1510. Whereas the USB wireless is detected and connects when plugged in, it is not ...
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Network UNCLAIMED - Unable to access internet

My Kubuntu was working well until I think a day ago, and suddenly I don't have access to Wi-Fi. I've tried turning on the connection via the Connection editor but the box was grayed out. After looking ...
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interface associates with access point, but dhclient hangs

I'm having an issue connecting to my access point from the terminal. I'm using iw to connect: iw wlan0 connect MY_AP Running iwconfig wlan0 shows that it's associated with the access point. But ...
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USB Wi-Fi correctly installed but it can't access the Internet, Debian Wheezy

I have a USB Wi-Fi stick correctly installed on my Debian Wheezy system. from dmesg: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready from ip a: wlan0: <BROADCAST,MULTICAST,UP,LOWER_UP> ...
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How to switch wifi channel without dropping connection?

We are developing small internet connected device that connects via wifi and does some work. It is controlled via mobile app. For configuration purposes we use wi-fi module that can work in both STA ...
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Search 802.1x enabled Aceess Point

In my campus, there are 10+ access points available. Some of them are WPA2-PSK enabled while few are WEP and rest are 802.1x secured access points. I want to connect only to those Access Point who ...
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wifi not working, have I installed the correct drivers?

I have a laptop with wifi not working: I can detect hardware with lshw and lspci, but that is it. network-manager is not showing it. lshw -numeric -C network reports *-network UNCLAMED description: ...
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Intel 7260 Wireless Network Adapter with Debian kernel version 3.2.0-4-amd64

I'm using Debian 3.2.65 with kernel version 3.2.0-4-amd64 and I'm having issues getting the Intel 7260 card working ...
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Linux Mint 17 - Unable to connect to wireless network

I am able to detect my wireless connection, just unable to connect. I have used network-manager and WICD and they both keep asking for the password when I know I have entered it correctly. My router ...
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Elementary OS shows WiFi networks, but won't connect

In the top bar, clicking the network icon shows a list of networks. My school's network, which on Windows I would connect to, and then visit a login page in Chrome in order for it to work, shows on ...
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Get Debian Wheezy netinstall to detect wlan

I'm attempting to install debian wheezy from the netinstall iso burned to usb. I'm trying to use a Belkin F9L1002v1. First time I attempted installation, I was notified of some missing firmware, so I ...
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Do I have more thn one wireless driver modules?

$ lsmod | grep iwl iwldvm 232283 0 mac80211 652718 1 iwldvm iwlwifi 179412 1 iwldvm cfg80211 494362 3 iwlwifi,mac80211,iwldvm I heard that ...
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Unable to use wifi card after putting it into monitor mode

I'm trying to monitor 802.11 Reauthentication requests and responses made from the DS to the STA. The problem is when using airmon-ng to put the card into monitor mode, the interface is no longer ...
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Install firmware for Netgear WNA1000M on Debian (Jessie)

I'm trying to make my wifi dongle work on Debian: it is a Netgear WNA1000M. If found many "solutions" on forums but none seems to work. I initially bought it for my Raspberry Pi with Raspbian and it ...
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CentOS 7: Can't connect wifi using wpa_supplicant

I recently got a new wireless card, specifically Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 WiFi Bluetooth Half Mini Card. Previously I had been connecting with ethernet so this machine has never been on the ...
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configuration of dlink dwa-123 for kali

I have problem with my hardware switch when I switch it on. The indicator say it's disabled (wireless disabled) and when I press Fn+F5 it says wireless disabled by hardware switch. root@kali:~# ...
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Query OS for hardware characteristics of wireless adapters

I have a raspberry pi with 2 wireless adapters connected to it - one has an antenna. http://www.modmypi.com/raspberry-pi/accessories/wifi-dongles/wifi-dongle-ultra-long-range-high-gain-w-5dbi-antenna ...
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Debian Wheezy won't recognize wireless card after installation

I am trying to help a friend of mine fix his Debian installation on his laptop. He has installed Debian Wheezy 7.8.0 i386 netinst from a CD. His laptop is a Packard Bell Easynote R6510 using an ...
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Any application scans for wifi connected devices with the RSSI and saves as csv?

I'm working on a project at which people are to be identified in a closed area through their wifi connected devices. I accordingly need to find an application, code, or command that helps me scan for ...
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Simulating Signal Strength Changes to wpa_supplicant

I am working on a research project whose goal is to make testing alternative fast WiFi handoff (akin to 802.11r) protocols/algorithms easier. The way I plan to accomplish this at a high level is to ...