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

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USB wifi in Fedora does not work

So I have pure installation of fedora 24 and I temporarily connected my machine to Internet via Ethernet cable and updated everything. I am using USB 3.0 Asus AC56 and it's discovered correctly as ...
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i need some help to diagnose abysmal signal strength with mini-pcie wifi card (intel 7265) and hostapd [on hold]

i set up an intel nuc box, and wanted to try to have it act as a wifi access point. all went pretty much ok, with a few hiccups i was able to get it into master mode and configure hostapd to use it. i ...
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can't get wifi link

I just put a fresh install of CentOs 7 on my laptop. I wanted to set up the wifi using the terminal so I was following these instructions: http://linuxcommando.blogspot.com.br/2013/10/how-to-connect-...
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Kali Linux no wifi connection? Help! [on hold]

there seems to be no wifi connections available what so ever, I only get the option of having a linked connection (using my computer ) I'm running Kali in vmware workstation . I installed compact ...
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Automatically to connect to open network with the highest signal strength [on hold]

How can I tell Arch to connect to whatever open Wi-Fi network has the highest signal strength? (I want this behaviour with a honeypot partition or user in case my computer is ever stolen.)
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How to detect a specific WIFI network is connected by udev?

My system on laptop is Funtoo. I have a NAS at home and I'd like to mount some partitions automatically. Manually mount through NFS works already. Simply add lines to /etc/fstab is not a good solution,...
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Debian jessie 8.5 doesn't detect wireless

I finished the installation of Debian Jessie 8.5, but the system doesn't detect the wireless. My wireless is hidden, have password with wpa psk/wpa2 psk and I am using the Xfce desktop environment. ...
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Problem with Wireless LAN on Linux Mint

I currently have a problem with Wireless LAN on Linux Mint 17.1. I can't enable WLAN, when trying to enable it, it disables immediately. Here some commands which I already tried out and found by ...
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Unable to change default bitrate of wireless network interface

I am trying to change the bitrate of my wireless nic (AR9565 driver: ath9k_htc) for experimentation purposes. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and my card details are as follows: wlan0 IEEE 802....
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Share WIFI creating hotspot on Linux Mint

I'm not able to create a hotspot in order to share my wifi connection. I use Linux Mint and I want connect my phone to WIFI through my laptop hotspot.
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How to compile dictionary database for testing password cracking?

Ive been trying to figure out how to use database wordlists for testing passwords on my network. Ive come across some sites that provide thousands of words and I want to know how to add them to a ...
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Should I run Gnome keyring the only way to be to connect to wifis?

I'm on Arch/Xfce. I can't connect to some(!) wifi wpa2/psk hotspots when Gnome keyring isn't running. I'm on xfce and have now cheched "Run gnome services on startup". And now I'm able to connect to ...
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Wifi dongle unavailble in nmcli

I have a realtek usb dongle plugged in to my Intel Compute Stick that's running fedora 24. I see it in lsusb: Bus 001 Device 010 ID 0bda:8175 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN ...
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Use network adapter in Kali Linux using vmbox?

I would like to use my network adapter from my laptop in kali linux. I tried changing the network settings inside vmbox but I can't get it to work. I am using oracle virtual machine. Kali linux is ...
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kali linux amd64 usb alfa awuso36h usb driver

root@kali:~/Desktop/backports-3.12.2-1# make Generating local configuration database from kernel ...Kernel version parse failed! Makefile:40: recipe for target 'modules' failed make[1]: *** [modules] ...
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Correctly Installing Wifi Driver With patches from Github

I wish to install the driver in the following git. https://github.com/hadess/rtl8723bs Reading the documentation it appears I also need to install one or more patches. My device is an HP Stream 7....
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Bcm43142 driver wifi open-suse

i have a problem with my wifi that isn't working on opensuse tumbleweed, when i open the NetworkManager, i see only ethenet interface : 0d:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802....
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how to setup network routing table for wireless network

I'm trying to connect my OpenBSD 5.8 laptop to a wireless network at home (cell phone hotspot). Note that the status says "no network" from ifconfig. The netmask and default gateway address I took ...
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hostapd constantly reconnects Android client, Linux client works OK

I have set up a wireless access point in open mode on a Linux host. It serves a WLAN client (another Linux host) just fine. The other client, an Android phone, successfully connects, but hostapd ...
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wireless network working erratically on debian

I can't figure out how to make WIFI work correctly on debian. First of all, when I just installed Debian I had WICD as the network program. This program doesn't work correctly. Specifically it can't ...
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NetworkManager wireless connection fails to connect

I am trying to get wireless networking to work on my laptop under Arch Linux. While I am able to scan for and see wireless signals, I can't seem to connect. nmtui produces: The network I am trying ...
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How to print all MAC addresses of devices interacting with wifis in my area to stdout

How do I configure a tool like wireshark, kismet, tcpdump to passively listen to wifi traffic? How do I get one of these tools to print these MAC addresses to stdout? I want just one MAC address per ...
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TP-LINK TL823N Fail to Start in Kali Linux

I've a wifi card TL823N by TP-LINK which is based on Realtek rtl8192eu chipset. I've installed driver for that somehow but a new problem arises. The dmesg commands gives following output. root@Chirag:...
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No wifi connection on Debian 8 Gnome

I have just installed debian 8 gnome desktop. I can not figure it out how to get wifi working. So I have wired internet using the modem cable, but there is no wifi device beeing detected under network ...
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Problem with Installing Wi-Fi Driver on Debian

I am new to Linux and I have just downloaded Debian Live onto my USB. Currently, I am unable to connect to the internet in Debian. I am trying to install the driver for my Broadcom BCM4360 chip ...
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WiFi Adapter usb - Device not managed

I recently tried to use my ALFA AWUS036H (USB WiFi adapter) on my Debian distro. The adapter is supposed to work out the box on Debian, RT8187L driver is supported, but Network Manager says Device ...
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Running a Sabrent PCI-802N Wireless Card on pfSense 2.3.1?

The wireless card I'm using is a Sabrent PCI-802N Ralink RT3062F PBG26220E0 I tested the card in Linux and was able to connect another access point and retrieve webpages; in Linux it used the ...
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iwconfig wlan0 txpower 20 does nothing

I am on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon. I am trying to boost my Wi-Fi signal well under our country specification. Suppose my maximum TX power allowed by our law is 20. Ok, now my integrated laptop card ...
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WiFi suddenly stopped working

I have access to internet using a cable. I have an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook and I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:2e:5f:73:8c:9b inet adr:192....
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How to install wifi driver in Kali Linux

I have recently bought a wifi adapter for Kali Linux (running on vmware). The wifi is showing on Kali, but not working when I click on "Turn On Wifi" -- the same option appears as before. If this is ...
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Why can linux not see usb devices present on startup?

I am trying to run linux (tails, which is based on debian) on a laptop (Lenovo 11.6 Inch Ideapad 100s) from a live usb drive. However, once I get past the boot menu, the mouse and keyboard stop ...
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Can detect but not connect to 5ghz?

One night I found out that I could no longer connect to my 5Ghz network. It happened rather suddenly. My fear is that it's a problem with the card, because I also cannot connect on Windows. I can see ...
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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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setup wireless router using systemd-networkd *.network files

I would like to configure an embedded device to behave as a wireless router, and I would like to achieve it preferably using networkd configuration files. I have two *.network files, a wired WAN ...
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why wifi not working if the wlan0 conflict with vmnet1 (192.168.43.x)

The wifi works on my cellphone, just not working on my laptop. Then one day, I found that the wlan0 and vmnet1 have the same broadcast and mask. Can i modify the ip address of vmnet1?
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device eth1 does not seem to be present

fedora-3 (I know, it is ancient, but this is my sandbox where I look under the hood), udev-039, kernel 2.6.27, configured and compiled by myself. I'm using pci wifi card with ath9k module. Kudzu ...
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/etc/network/interfaces automatically startup pppoe on wireless lan (wlan0) on boot and also make it persistent

I do have the following setting OK in /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 auto dsl-provider iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.XXX.XXX netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.XXX.255 wpa-ssid ...
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Does chipset determine if wifi card will be supported under linux?

I'm planning wifi card upgrade and I've decided to look for router targeted hardware because of better specs. I found MikroTik mPCI-E module that features Atheros AR9582. I also found that Linux ...
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Mint eth0 not showing

I've recently installed Linux Mint on a fairly old laptop (Dell Inspiron 1501, sorry if that makes you cringe), and I managed to get it to work ... for the most part. However, I ran into the issue ...
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How do I configure Broadcom Wifi Drivers on Gobolinux?

2016-06-19 - Initial Post I'm having trouble setting up my wifi connection on GoboLinux. I already installed the propietary broadcom drivers. The wifi module is now recognized, at least. Using ...
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Configure wireless network on FreeBSD: router shows wireless device is connected, but cannot ping

My issue looks similar to this one. I configure my Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g device on FreeBSD 10.3-STABLE like this: sudo kldload if_bwn sudo kldload bwn_v4_ucode sudo kldload bwn_v4_lp_ucode #...
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Kali linux no wlan0 interface

When I run Kali Linux on Virtual Box and run the airmon-ng command, I get an error message: ls: cannot access /sys/class/ieee80211/: No such file or directory and no interfaces are shown. My wifi ...
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Execute custom script when wireless NIC connects to SSID

I have pieced together two scripts that will serve to execute a custom script when my wireless NIC connects to an SSID. Firstly, I will add the following (notice the post-up section): auto eth0 ...
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Problem with wash command

I have my own Tp-link router for attacking purpose. The problem is that when I run the command airodump-ng monitor-mode card it shows me my Tp-link router. But when I run the command wash -i monitor-...
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wlan0 and wlan1 are active but they cannot detect the Wifi Network!

My wlan0 and wlan1 are active after I installed the compat wireless 2016-26-10. They cannot detect the wifi network. I have a dual boot and when I use the same in Windows, I can detect the signal but ...
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How to disable wireless N on Centos/RHEL 7?

On a RHEL7 notebook we have a: 03:00.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation Wireless 7265 (rev 59) card, which we want to use only with "G" mode, "N" should be disabled. How can we do this? ...
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Multiple Subinterfaces on a Wireless NIC (Ubuntu)

I need to create multiple subinterfaces on a wireless NIC. I have done it on a regular wired NIC before but before I test myself, I wanted to find out from the community if it is possible. The ...
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Log of wireless connections

Is there any way to view a log of when I connected and disconnected with a certain wireless network? I am trying to find the date/time and either the MAC address or SSID of the access points for some ...
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I keep getting 0 Rx packet and byte errors and 0 Tx packet and byte errors

I am trying to retrieve the number of errors in Rx bytes and Rx packets and Tx bytes and Tx packets, but it's consistently 0, regardless of whether I use ifconfig, cat /proc/net/wireless, or netstat. ...
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Wireless connection in kali linux

I installed kali-linux-1.0.8-amd64 in my dell inspiron 3520 PC. I can't connect via wireless card. I think it isn't recognized by the system. I spend days googling and searching and reading every ...