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

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bcmwl-kernel-source driver issues on install

I am installing Mint 17.1 (MATE) on my MacBook Pro Retina (due to it having much better hardware than my PC, on which I successfully installed Mint 17.1 in the past). I followed the instructions on ...
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detect interface name with perl

I want to detect the interface name (can't use udev because of hardware reasons) and do things according to it. Basically this should be a first check if the wifi device is able to "see" anything. ...
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List of available networks disappears after 15 seconds Lubuntu 14.04

When I boot lubuntu 14.04, running on my Dell 11 chromebook, if I click on the network manager applet in the panel it lists the 8 or so networks in range. After roughly 15 seconds, all the networks ...
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Install wifi driver for Macbook 11.1 under Tails

I am having some troubles with the WIFI on my Macbook using Tails (USB). I encountered a problem similar once when setting up an Arch Linux USB system but I as able to find the necessary drivers and ...
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Wi-Fi card detected only with live usb

I've an old laptop Lifetec, I just installed Lubuntu and Wi-Fi card is not detected. But, if I boot from usb key (using "Try Lubuntu without installing"), the Wi-Fi card is detected and it works. The ...
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installing netgear wireless usb driver help

I am trying to install the wireless USB driver from the CD and i keep getting a message saying An error occurred while loading the archive. i try downloading the driver off the internet and installing ...
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Share WiFi internet over same WiFi adapter

I am trying to share internet through my WiFi adapter which is in use for connection to that internet. While I had Connectify license on Windows, I was able to do so: Internet from: My Wifi adapter ...
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Wi-Fi slow, then, inexplicably, fast

First some info: Laptop = HP Probook 450 G1 i5 Dual Boot Windows 7 Professional / Deepin (a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu) RAM = 8 GB Wi-Fi = Intel 3160 Okay, so I installed Ubuntu, but my ...
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How to install wireless drivers for Debian 8 on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I installed Debian 8 (Jessie) with a triple boot on my MacBook Pro 2011 15" (model 8,2). I had to add some options to grub to disable one graphic card and some other great stuff, but I finally ...
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Leoxsys nano wifi adapter installation in backtrack 5r3/kali linux 1.1.0

I have leoxsys nano wifi adapter 150mbps using chipset realtek 8188ETV. It works fine in windows but not recognised in backtrack or kali linux via vmware workstation 9/10/11. When i gave the command ...
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How can settings for a WPA2 enterprise network be determined?

Is it possible to inspect the output of some command to determine the right settings for a given WPA2 Enterprise wifi network? If so, how? I've just been through the process of getting my university ...
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How to switch power save mode between PS Poll and UAPSD (WMM) modes in CLI?

I'm trying to figure out if there are any chances to switch on/off U-APSD power save mode at my laptop. Currently I found a command to switch power save mode on/off: root@host # iw dev wlan3 set ...
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How to make iwconfig fully work on embedded Linux

The target embedded Linux is ARM Xilinx Zynq, and I am working in CentOS to compile to ARM using Xilinx's tool. The target OS is working now and I want to setup the wifi using iwconfig. I downloaded ...
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Advanced-N 6205 wireless module problem in T430 notebooks

After upgrading a RHEL 6.6 (it was already on 6.6) the built-in wifi card couldn't see any wireless networks, the kernel module couldn't load and this was in the /var/log/messages Jul 2 10:21:47 ...
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My raspberry pi 2 can't connect to Internet yet it says it's on [closed]

So I have checked my rasbian command prompt and it says my network is unreachable but it the top corner of the screen it shows the 3 out of 4blue bars lit up and it says I'm on it. I can get on the pi ...
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My captive portal does not display OS' splash page. How can I do this?

I have created a Wifi access point on my server. I added such configurations: 1. some iptables rules to ensure redirect to a landing page (local web) 2. no ip forward. Machine : linux mint 17+, ...
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Captive portal splash/login page, what is the norm? [closed]

Ok, let s plan a captive portal. Allright, my Wifi point is done. My popup should appear, e.g. on iPad. But but but... Where should I place this page? how to name it ? What are the guidelines ?
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Linux Mint, is there a captive-portal software for?

Does Linux Mint 17+ has a software for doing captive portal? Amongst the provided list here, it seems none is mint-compatible.
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Captive portal detection, popup implementation?

Based on hostapd, I m building a captive portal. - My Linux Machine provides a Wifi access. - iPad's and Android clients-tablets connect this Wifi. Generally, any client OS check if a url is ...
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Impossible to have two network interfaces wifi and ethernet (as a backup) working together

I have a raspberry 2 with a wifi interface and an ethernet interface. wifi is my main connection with the ability to just plug in the ethernet as a backup method. I want to assign different static ...
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How to conect wi-fi network without using GUI?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04, but I want to connect wi-fi network without using GUI? Exists an software for that?
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Slackware: wireless really slow

Problem: my wireless is run on 11Mb(sic!) I'm on slackware 14.1 iwconfig said wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"ops!" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.472 GHz Access Point: ops! Bit ...
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Captive portal [HostApd] detection by the browser?

I'm using hostApd to develop a captive portal. My machine provides à Wifi (password free), and I plan the clients to get a popup saying "hello". You know, like the popup of wifi providers, asking for ...
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Kernel driver for wireless adapter not in use

I recently installed Archlinux on my laptop, and as per the instructions on the Arch Wiki (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Wireless_network_configuration#Check_the_driver_status) I checked the ...
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Mysterious disappearing static IP address on wifi interface under Debian?

With these lines in \etc\network\interfaces... allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.8.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.8.1 ... the interface comes up about ...
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SSH: connection refused to wlan, works when i plug wired lan and unplug

If i do: ssh 192.168.1.8 //my wlan0 connection i get: ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.8 port 22: Connection refused However, if i plug the LAN, i can ssh to 192.168.1.7 (wired ip). And after ...
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Connecting to iPhone Personal Hotspot

I'm currently trying to connect my Debian laptop to my iPhone's personal hotspot (WPA2). I've followed all of the instructions from this site up to and including sudo wpa_supplicant -B -D wext -i ...
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How to detect, find and install a missing firmware [duplicate]

Context Today I installed Debian 8 on my HP Pavilion Notebook PC, during the installation (specifically during the network setting up), the the system prompted: Hardware needs non-free firmware to ...
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How to use the same Wi-Fi adapter to connect to a wireless network, and broadcast an AP at the same time?

I have a Wi-Fi router that runs OpenWRT. It connects to my home Wi-Fi and uses it for Internet access. At the same time, it broadcasts an access point itself and it is bridged with its LAN so other ...
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Letting a device access internet trough ethernet port via a laptop [duplicate]

So i have internet access to my laptop, over wifi. I have connectd a device with an ethernet port (with an ethernet cable from my laptop to the device), and set up a local area network between the ...
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Archlinux ARM7 3.14.44-1 + wifi dongle R8188EU not working

I'm struggiling to get my TPLINK wifi dongle work in Archlinux ARM64. I start with netctl start tplink, which tplink being: Description='A simple WPA encrypted wireless connection' Interface=wlan0 ...
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ath0 wi-fi connection breaks

Can't hold wi-fi connection in hostapd mode. Sometimes it's good, sometimes not, yesterday all day wi-fi works, today no chance even to connect. % more /etc/rc.conf wlans_ath0="wlan0" ...
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I can't connect to new router with same ssid that the older router

I have a problem with my wifi in Ubuntu (15.04). Recently, i have changed my wifi routers. Due to differents devices that was already configured, I have configured the new router with the same SSID ...
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Boot blocked during 1min30sec because /etc/network/interfaces

With the following config (see config file below): if only ethernet cable is connected, it 100% works: I can quickly SSH the computer via eth0's IP, if both ethernet cable and wifi dongle are ...
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Wifi keep on disconnecting on Ubuntu

I am using ubuntu. wifi works great on my laptop. I am facing problem with one particular wifi router (I think Airtel Binatone) installed in my company premises, Here are some logs 1) sudo iwlist ...
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USB WiFi on CentOS7

I've got a clean installation of CentOS 7 on a desktop PC and a USB WiFI Adapter (RTL8191SU 802.11n). Connecting through USB leads shows "USB Ethernet: connecting" in Gnome3's network status bar. ...
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ALFA AWUS036NHR V2 No Internet Connection after installing Backports 4.1-rc1 [closed]

I was trying to make a Router Password Cracking using aircrack-ng but first I needed to make a handshake ! But I had an issue of [fixed channel -1] that I resolved installing backports 4 ! The ...
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Trouble switching between wired/wireless networks with Fedora 21

I have a Gb/s wired network and a much slower wireless on my home LAN. I switch between them in the course of my day. I have always found that Linux is not particularly clever about using the wired ...
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Enable Wi-fi on Kali Linux

I just installed Kali Linux on Dell Inspiron 1545, and am unable to get wireless connection. I attempted the following root@kali:~# lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Wicd cannot detect wireless networks on Point Linux OS

I have just installed Point Linux OS on my PC. The problem is: it cannot detect wireless networks, but it is okay with wired network. Please help me.
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Broadcom BCM4352 Wifi + Fedora 22 + kernel 4.0.4-303

~ lspci | grep -i broadcom 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) ~ rpm -qa |grep -- -wl kmod-wl-6.30.223.248-8.fc22.1.x86_64 ...
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how to transfer files from canon cameras over wifi?

Canon cameras like powershot s120 and sx600hs have wifi capability. How could that be used with linux to transfer images and videos without involving Windows in any way?
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Debian WiFi crash problem

Sorry for my bad english. On a distribution debian wheezy I configured a router AP. I set up a bridge between a VLAN eth0.102 and wlan wlan0. For configuring WiFi I installed the drivers for the ...
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How to find out the wifi sensitivity (RSSI)

I want to be able to get the received signal strength indication from my computer's wifi interface, ideally as expressed in dBm. This article explains what I am after.
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wlan0 device missing

I can't seem to get my wifi working and I feel i've exhausted google's search capabilities. Here is the output of lspci for the device 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation ...
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wifi slowdown after time, how to troubleshoot

I do not currently have access to the computer with the issue, to I am sorry if this question is a bit vague. I only need to know how to troubleshoot and not the actual solution. Right, I have a USB ...
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Intel 6300 wireless card won't work on CentOS 7 - worked during install though!

I installed centos 7 on a laptop with an intel 6300 wireless card in it. During the install, the wireless card was available and I was able to connect to my lan. After the install, I don't see the ...
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Where to put the ASCII WPA2 Wifi Key in MacOS X?

I tried to make some research about wifi security in our company: So i tried to het WPA2 Wifi key using wifite tool in Kali linux distribution. After the few attempts i get WPS PIN and WPA2 KEY: ...
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System problems after trying to fix touchpad

I have an acer 720p chromebook and the touchpad doesn't work after installing Uberstudent (based on xubuntu 14.04) After looking it up the internet link told me to run a script called ...
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Centos 7 x64, RT3290

I use Centos 7 on Asus X550L uname -a Linux egor 3.10.0-229.4.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed May 13 10:06:09 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux lspci | grep -i network 03:00.0 Network controller: ...