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

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How does bcma relate to brcmsmac?

I am trying to solve some issues with my wireless connection and trying to learn something on the way. From here and here I got to know two different ways to know my wireless driver. Thing is, I get ...
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802.11 Duration Field Reset to 0 By Wireless Driver

I am trying to send out custom, raw 802.11 frames using an Alfa AWUS036H with USB driver rtl8187. This is possible using tcpreplay, hexinject, or a number of other Linux utilities. A custom PCAP file ...
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Can't connect to home WiFi - DHCP problem?

I am using wicd for wifi connections. Everything worked fine, but now I suddenly can't connect to my home network anymore. While troubleshooting I tried to set up a hotspot from my Smartphone which ...
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I can't connect to wi-fi, no wlan0 device on iwconfig

My Device I bought Lenovo ideapad 500S and installed Debian 8. It's a fresh install, and no other OS is on this computer. I am having difficult on connecting to wi-fi and days of googling to hunt ...
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Cannot install driver for BCM4312 with Fedora 23, no internet connection

I have installed fedora 23 and have dual boot with Windows 10 on Dell Inspiron 1545. The system doesn't recognize the wireless card with is Broadcom BCM4312. I downloaded several rpms and tried to ...
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“link is not ready” error, vanishing network interfaces

I recently had a weird problem when trying to use airmon-ng. Here is its description: First, I plug in my USB WLAN adapter, and type ifconfig. Everything goes well and I see all interfaces are ...
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rtl8812ae Wifi Connection Instability in Debian Jessie

I just added a D-Link DWA-582 PCI-e WiFi adapter using the Realtek RTL8812AE chipset. I confirmed the support for the chipset at https://wiki.debian.org/rtl819x#rtl8821ae . I have installed the ...
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Wifi trouble on Linux Mint

I've been tackling this day two now. I recently dual booted Linux Mint on my Windows 10 machine. When I installed it, the wifi driver did not seem to be installed. I can only connect via ethernet ...
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Debian Jessie Wireless Driver Broadcom Restart (rmmod modprobe) BCM43142 [14e4:4365]

my Dell laptop, running Debian 8 (Jessie), has this wireless device: $ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) And it ...
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How to tunnel proxies on openwrt

Currently I have setup wifi access point on openwrt. I wonder how do I tunnel proxies and route all traffic through the tunnel. client=>proxy1=>proxy2=>google server I want to create kind of proxy ...
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How to disable Wifi Power Save on Kali Linux

I am running kali with virtualbox and my wifi receiver is a usb adapter which is Asus N10 Nano. I made the settings on virtualbox for making the vb recognize my usb wifi adapter. It works but after ...
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Wi-fi in Kali Dual-Boot not working

I installed Kali on my MacBook Air (Mid-2013) through a bootable USB with persistence. However, I am unable to connect to Wifi. Infact, the build does not even show any Wifi/WLAN settings or show a ...
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Same Wifi network and two devices connected: one works, the other only sporadically

I would be happy to receive a hint about the nature of my problem: When I connect my Laptop running Kubuntu Linux (4.2.0-19-generic #23~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP) to a certain Wifi network, I get ping times ...
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Cannot bring up wifi interfaces on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali-Rolling (2016.1) on a VMWare Workstation. Installed compat-wireless-2.6, and now it also displays wlan0 (card) & wlan1 (USB) as managed, but I can't find the way to make WiFi to ...
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Failure to connect to hidden SSID with WPA Supplicant on Debian?

I asked a similar question the first time I did this. It can be found here. I tried to streamline the process this time. I got the hardware ID of my WiFi-Dongle on my windows machine, and searched ...
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athk10 linux mint killer wireless ac 1535 installation

So basically i am trying to install the killer wireless 1535 ac on linux mint i am running kernel 4.2-025 on linux mint 17.3 rosa these are the instructions i have found from goolging but i tried to ...
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wpa_supplicant -u doesn't work, wpa_supplicant -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf works

Arch linux, up-to-dayte system, Dell Precision M6300 laptop. Short question: Why does wpa_supplicant -u (as run by systemd) not let built-in and USB wireless interfaces work, but wpa_supplicant -c ...
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How do I install a Wifi adapter on Linux Mint WITHOUT using Terminal?

I'd been having this problem with every single PC I'd switched out (they had Linux). I'm new to Linux Mint, and I'm used to Windows desktop stuff. I'd come to the understanding that on Linux, you have ...
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Whonix, how to connect to a Wifi?

I'm running Whonix through Oracle Virtual Box, inside Windows 8.1., and I'm trying to configure it to connect to the internet. On Windows I am currently connected to my WiFi. I have both the Whonix ...
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HDMI TV stick with debian/ubuntu/android with support for Node.JS and Electron

I'm doing a research about available devices to run Electron on embedded device under Linux (debian/ubuntu/android) and I found EZCast. Seller says it is running under Android castrated version so it ...
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Macbook Pro Retina 2015 Wifi problems on Kali

I have successfully installed Kali 2.0 on my Macbook Pro retina 2015 model running El Cap via dual boot. I do have some experience with ubuntu etc, and thought I'd try Kali for multiple reasons. ...
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Force Broadcom bluetooth to see wlan0 in down state

I`m running a 64bit Arch Linux on an old Dell Laptop. The wireless hardware, unfortunately, is from Broadcom (BCM4312 LP-PHY for wifi and BCM2046B1 for bluetooth). A Lenovo bluetooth mouse works and ...
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How to enable wifi in Kali Linux (dual boot with Windows 10)?

I have installed Kali Linux 1.0.4 64-bit alongside Windows 10. The problem is that Kali is showing only wired connections but not the wireless connection when I enter ifconfig in the terminal. Is ...
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WiFi: `iw reg set US` Has No Effect

In the process of trying to diagnose WiFi dropouts, I discovered that the regulatory domain on my WiFi interface is set to "world" (00), and changing it to my region (US) should help fix the issue. ...
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Vmware no connection to Kali2

I have just installed Kali2 in my Oracle VirtualBox running on a Windows 8 host system and it fails to detect drivers. And yes I did configure the Bridged network and wireless adapters. Still there ...
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compatiblity with Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (on tablet)

I hold a Dell Venue Pro 11 7130 with the following integrated network adapter: Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260. My aim is using Linux in live mode on it. Most of the distros I've being running so ...
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WARNING: at net/ipv4/tcp.c:1654 tcp_recvmsg

Our Linux based device (3.7.2) experiencing following issue when we try to do FTP or SCP over WiFi Connection. Same will work on Ethernet Connection or on TFTP. Here is the dmesg log for this issue: ...
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Can't seem to connect to my home wifi

I have just installed my school's Blinux and wish to connect to my homes wifi. It's a WPA2 - Personal / AES connection with (of course) a password. But when I use wpa_gui to add a new connection, ...
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Cannot connect to wireless network after switching to monitor mode

I am now unable to connect to the internet, or any network, for that matter, after switching to monitor mode: airmon-ng start wlan0 This is the tutorial I was following: Cracking WPA2 wifi password ...
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What USB/WiFi dongle chipsets does Linux support in Client/AP mode?

I had a laptop a year ago which had a wireless card (Atheros QCWB335) which supported creating a virtual interface to broadcast a SoftAP network while retaining a connection to another access point ...
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Determine signal quality or signal strength through hostapd or iw

I would need to retrieve the signal strength through hostapd or iw of my Access Point (AP) device which I am using with Linux. I don't know how to do so through hostapd because the dump_file has been ...
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FreeBSD Broadcom BCM43225 Setup

I'm new to FreeBSD, it's working fine one my Laptop. Only problem is, that my wifi device isn't in ifconfig so I can't use it. I tried a lot of reading but I couldn't get it to work. How can I get my ...
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FPV Wireless camera connection problem

I have Kali Linux installed on my PC, and I am trying to connect to a certain WiFi network operated by an FPV camera on my drone, the problem is, that my PC can't connect to the network, while my ...
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Loading WiFi driver results in the whole system becoming unstable. How to debug?

I am not a linux kernel expert, but I got this new laptop and it's WiFi(RT3290LE) is not working. I tried solutions from various sources and they are not working. So it is upto me to solve it, and I ...
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Get and set IEEe 802.11 wifi protocol (a/b/g/n …)

How can I see from the command line which IEEE 802.11 wifi protocol (a/b/g/n/ac/...) is used by the active wifi connection? How can I force the connection to a specific mode? I am using ubuntu linux ...
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Unable to setup TL-WN722N or Unable to install/complete headers

I would like to set up the tl-wn722b WLAN Adapter. I have a Kali Linux version for a Raspberry Pi. I tried to follow this tutorial: ...
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Wi-Fi problems using ASUS USB-N13 adapter

I have recently bought an ASUS Wi-Fi adapter (USB-N13), and I seem to be having some trouble with it. Every so often, the Wi-Fi connection just stops working, but the indicator says that I'm still ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55 -C5241 WiFi configuration on Debian 8 with Gnome 3.14

I'm using Debian 8 with Gnome 3.14. The laptop came with the PCI BCM43124 module. Right after the OS installation I was not able to see any WiFi devices. I followed these instructions and got it where ...
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Fedora 23 how to install driver for BCM43142 802.11?

I recently switched to Linux from Mac, and I am having a hard time getting the wireless to work on Fedora 23. I read many threads regarding this problem but none of them worked for me. I tried things ...
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OpenWRT: TL-MR3020 Cannot SSH or TELNET into router flashed with custom OpenWRT bin

I have a TL-MR3020 that I flashed with a custom binary built from OpenWRT source. I was trying to enable WiFi and connect to the internet on the router by editing /etc/config/network and ...
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Kali 2.0, TP-LINK TL-WN722N say only connecting

I tried to connect to my wifi with tl-wn722n usb wifi adapter and it only said connecting. I tried another wifi and it wanted security key again and again I don't know how to fix it. Can you help me: ...
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How to turn on wifi on Dell Inspiron 17R 5737

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R 5737 running Slackware 14.1. My wifi doesn't work, and I think I've narrowed the problem to the wifi switch which I assume is off because the corresponding light is off. ...
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Netctl fails to connect

On an arch installation of me netctl fails to connect to a wpa wifi network using wifi-menu. I can currently not copy-paste from the console, but journalctl -xe gives me an "association/authentication ...
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Ethernet and wireless controller not recognized any more

I have a pretty grave problem. I wanted to use some programs that dont run with Wine. So i set up a Windows-To-Go on an external hdd. Upon booting it said something like Devices are being ...
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How to view WIFI devices names and signal strength [duplicate]

I want a cli utility or script that shows all the Wifi devices or hotspots or access points and their signal strength. I want to log this data using Python. I will write the logging script myself. ...
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Debian 8 high signal strength but keep disconnecting

I have laptop with: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics (rev 09) 00:03.0 ...
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How do I get/install Linux firmware for my EW-7727In wireless adapter?

I have an Edimax EW-7727In which I want to use with a box running Debian Stretch over a 4.2.0.1 Linux kernel. But - without installing anything special, my taskbar widget tells me I'm missing the ...
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Setting up wireless on a Debian 7.9 (with older kernel) and connecting to it via 802.1x

This is my first post on this particular SE site, but I have used the wisdom, shared here, more than once. Using this opportunity, I'd like to thank everyone on this site and Stack Exchange, in ...
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WiFi not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on Macbook Pro

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Macbook Pro. Everything seems to work fine except the WiFi. The wireless connection is very slow and intermittent. Wired connection works like a charm however. ...
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Export network module from one live distro and import into another?

I have two live distros installed on a thumb drive with YUMI. One is a flavor of Ubuntu, and the other is a flavor of Puppy Linux. I want to use Puppy Linux as my primary distro, but it does not ...