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

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Setting up connection to WPA2 Enterprise (PEAP/MSCHAPv2) with two-level certificate

For a long time, I have been able to use NetworkManager + wpa_supplicant as configured in Debian 7 to connect to a secure wireless at work (which is WPA2 Enterprise, with PEAP + MSCHAPv2 ...
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Arch Linux not connecting to Wifi anymore

I have been using Arch Linux over a month now. I have used wifi-menu to connect to my Wifi Network. I run the command every time I start my laptop. wifi-menu always gives this error when I try to ...
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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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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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Kali Linux wifi issue

I've just installed a linux Distro (Kali) and this is the only place I know to come for help with it. I installed Kali on my Compaq laptop, as it's the only laptop I have and won't use my windows ...
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Debian - enable broadcom wireless controller

Ok, this is driving me crazy. I'm setting up an old Dell Precision M60 notebook, and I can't manage to enable support for its wireless device on debian squeeze. What I tried: lspci | grep -i ...
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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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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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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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Automatically run rfkill unblock on startup

I'm running Elementary OS on an old(er) HP Pavilion dm1. Unfortunately, on startup my wireless is hard disabled, and I need to run sudo rfkill unblock all to get it up and running. Works fine once I ...
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Linksys AE3000 install on linux

I bought a Linksys AE3000 wireless adapter hoping I could use it on my Ubuntu 12.04 box. I found a website that walked through using it, but it didn't work. I edited rtusb_dev_id.c to add: and then ...
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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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How can I install Wi-Fi drivers in Kali Linux?

I installed Kali Linux on my Sony Vaio laptop (model number SVF142C1WW), but I had no wireless out of the box. Ethernet works fine, and I can connect to wireless networks normally from Windows running ...
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Configure OpenWRT as repeater

At home I'd like to configure one of my wifi routers to serve as a WI-FI signal extender. Since my main router is OpenWrt-based (Backfire 10.1.3), I'd like to use it for that purpose. I've looked ...
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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 to set up wifi hotspot with 802.11n mode?

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 (ok, one is actually Mint 17.1, but that's based on Ubuntu 14.04), and I am looking to use one as a wi-fi hotspot for the other. Both computers have identical ...
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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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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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Can't connect to WLAN with netctl

I can't connect to a WiFi network. I tried various methods such as wpa_supplicant and wicd. At the moment I'm trying netctl. When I enter the command: systemctl --type=service I see the following ...
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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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Status of 5GHz support for 802.11 WiFi devs in BSD (2014)

To put it simply, 2.4GHz band doesn't work anymore due to the plethora of various Wi-Fi and other devices, whereas 5GHz is still almost entirely empty. Do any of the BSDs -- FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, ...
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Auto connect to a wireless network (Ångström Linux)

I am using Ångström Linux on BeagleBoard-xM. I have installed a RTL8188SU USB Wi-Fi adapter and configured it properly. But it doesn't connect automatically even though I have marked the interface as ...
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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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AP randomly gets unreachable for the clients while hostapd is running

I got an old PC running as router which has 3 NIC and 1 wifi PCI card TP-Link L-WN751ND. This box runs Debian Wheezy, hostapd, dhcpd etc. The problem is that AP randomly gets unreachable for the ...
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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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Broadcom wireless monitor mode freezes system

I have a broadcom BCM43142 wireless card, and wish to enable monitor mode. I'm using the broadcom-sta wl driver, manually upgraded to the latest version. This card is not supported by the b43 driver. ...
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How do I authenticate to a wireless provider's “open” network without using a browser?

This sort of a setup seems to be common in shopping malls and airports. In Western Canada Shaw provides such a service and calls it "Shaw Open". I'm pretty sure other locales have similar services ...
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How to enable wifi using keyboard (Dell Inspiron 14r) in suse Linux 11.4

I have installed both Windows and SUSE Linux (11.4) on my Dell Inspiron 14r laptop. Both are working properly. I am facing one strange problem. I went to my Linux OS wifi was working fine and I ...
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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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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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Kali Linux running in VMware problems related to Wi-Fi

Today I installed the latest version of VMware to run Kali Linux. All installation went fine, but when I started the virtual machine, I found that Kali Linux was already connected to the Internet ...
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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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Network fail on FreeBSD: Ping to router fails, but router believes computer is connected

I have a TP-Link TL-WN851N wireless adapter, which is based on an Atheros device. When I attempt to connect to my WPA2 wireless network, ifconfig wlan0 tells me that the connection is 'associated'. My ...
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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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Virtual Wireless Access Point

Basically, I want to be able to connect to a wireless network from my laptop. Then, I want my virtual machine to acquire internet access via a bridged connection from ETH0 of the VM to the host’s ...
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Wifi on/off button on TP-Link WR841ND

I installed OpenWRT into TP-Link WR841ND. Everything works as expected, but I can't get the wifi on/off switch working. I followed the guide described on the OpenWRT page for this router. Scripts in ...
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BackTrack USB Wireless adapter drivers issue

I purchased USB Wireless adapter which runs smoothly on Windows and Ubuntu, but in BackTrack it's showing me a Bad password issue. From my reading I guess it's driver issue which BackTrack Kernel ...
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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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Connecting to wifi network through command line

I am trying to connect to my WEP network just using the command-line (Linux). I run: sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode Managed essid 'my_network' key 'xx:xx:... hex key, 26 digits' Then I try to obtain an ...
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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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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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How can I connect the BeagleBone to my wireless network using an ALFA AWUS036EW USB WiFi Adapter?

I am new to Linux so thanks for your help. This WiFi adapter isn't commonly used in the BeagleBone/Raspberry Pi world, but it is useful because it will allow me to attach a custom directional antenna ...
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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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Unable to change bitrate on wifi adapter

I'm having issues with my Belkin N-300 USB wifi adapter. I can connect fine, but about a week ago the connection started getting very slow and regularly drops. Bringing the interface down and back up ...
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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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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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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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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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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]: ...