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

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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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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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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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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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How do I use NMCLI to create a Wifi connection & connect to SSID over WPA?

Environment BeagleBone Black running Debian 7.7 nmcli tool, version 0.9.4.0 I tried some command examples to get started, however none helps me to add a connection and connect. Devices # nmcli ...
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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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Slow wifi on Intel N 6235

I have extremely slow wifi connection on my linux mint. The network controller is Intel Corporation Centrino Advanced-N 6235 (rev 24). I found on the ubuntu wiki a fix: sudo rmmod iwlwifi && ...
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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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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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How to connect remotely to airserv-ng server?

I found a new utils called airserv-ng a have tested him and I have a problem : I want to use airserv-ng on one computer and airodump-ng on another. I test that but the problem is when I want to run ...
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wireless interface stops working, netcfg reports no network found

I'm having a recurrent issue with my Arch Linux installation: wireless will work for a few minutes and then randomly die. When I try to restart it through wifi-menu I am informed there aren't any ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Atheros AR9285, Linux and 802.1n (oh and a linksys E3000)

Recently I bought me a Linksys e3000 access point. I configured this access point to, on 2.4GHz, only allow connections with 802.1n. The laptop I use has a Altheros AR9285 wifi chipset. Connecting ...
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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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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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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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Kali Linux - Wireless Adapter: airodump-ng wlan0 - Error

I am doing a project on Kali Linux's airodump-ng command. Though, whenever I try to execute this command on a virtual machine (Virtual Box) with a Wireless USB adapter, I get this message as appose to ...
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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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Unable to see any Wireless networks

I am running into problems with my wireless card on Debian Jessie. It uses the wl driver. dmesg shows this error: ERROR @wl_cfg80211_scan : WLC_SCAN error (-22) I am unable to see any networks ...
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Connect Docker container and host to different network

I don't know if this makes any sense, but is it possible to use WiFi in host but only mobile broadband in a docker image?
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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 chipset not detected on rPi 3 with gentoo

i've install gentoo on a raspberry Pi 3. The version of the kernel sources is 4.1.20-v7+. All works fine except for the wifi. When i load the module brcmfmac, it is loaded without complaint but the ...
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Hostapd error nl80211: Could not configure driver mode

Hostapd keeps giving me this error: nl80211: Could not configure driver mode nl80211 driver initialization failed. hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wlan0 wasn't started I'm on Debian 8. I ...
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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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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't this CentOS 7 server see wifi connections?

I recently installed CentOS 7 as the sole OS on an Acer Aspire T. There is no GUI, as it is a server with a terminal-only interface. What do I need to do to get CentOS 7 to be able to see and list ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Thinkpad Sl500) wireless driver not working

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 but the Wifi is not working, although the wired connection is still fine. Pastebin: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16020359/ Here are the results of ...
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PROLINK WN2001 driver for LinuxMint 15

I just installed LinuxMint 15 and have a desktop that I have installed a PROLINK WN2001 Wireless USB onto. The installation disk has only Windows drivers and now I am looking for a driver for ...
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b43 wireless driver error

I just installed Arch, and I noticed that my wifi range is very poor. I have to be about 10 feet away from the router for it to work. I also noticed that when I boot, I get this message: Support ...
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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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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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wifi failed to start with Arch Linux on laptop

I just installed Arch Linux. Wifi worked fine for me on installation but as soon as I rebooted, I received failure messages when trying to connect to my router. When trying to access my router ...
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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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Fatal: Module ndiswrapper not found

Getting the following error message: Fatal: Module ndiswrapper not found Problem is I did install the ndiswrapper module. I even uninstalled and re-installed it. Still nothing. Any reason? On ...
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Arch Linux Ethernet to WiFi bridge

I want to use a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux to extend my WiFi network. My situation is that I have a spare WiFi router that I want to use to expand my WiFi reception range as well as give me a few ...
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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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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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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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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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/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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NetworkManager (applet) - After click on network no window or error

I have a problem with NetworkManger, or to be specific with the nm-applet. When I choose the WiFi network I want to connect to nothing happens. The terminal window I opened nm-applet shows some ...