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

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WPA_CLI showing access point as connected when it shouldn't

I'm using linux kernel 3.3 and am trying to use the wpa_cli utility to monitor the status of my WiFi connection. I'm using an Edimax WiFi dongle to connect to a wireless access point. Normally I see ...
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How to route 3 computers in a wireless ad-hoc network?

I have 3 computers: 192.168.2.1, 192.168.2.2, 192.168.2.4 connected into an wireless ad-hoc network. I want all the traffic from 192.168.2.1 to go through 192.168.2.2 when it talks to 192.168.2.3. ...
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WiFi failure linux mint

I newly installed Linux Mint 17.3 updated to kernel 4.6 on a Lenovo Yoga 900. I got the wireless to work just fine, still had a few other issues. I started installing programs, etc and my WiFi card is ...
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How to connect to wifi from command line

I'm using latest version of Debian based linux Kali. Maybe it is XY problem, as main problem is after I log in to the system got blank screen and mouse pointer. Somebody on internet recommend me to ...
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wpa_supplicant: 802.1X certificate check

So, I'm trying to connect to a 802.1X secured WLAN with EAP-TTLS which uses multiple RADIUS servers. I don't trust the root CA or the intermediate CAs much. I do trust the local CA signing the RADIUS ...
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wl_inform_single_bss error on startup

Every time I boot Linux Mint, I'm welcomed with the following: [ 35.761843] ERROR @wl_inform_single_bss : cfg80211_inform_bss_frame error Then I have two options: either wait, say about 1-2 ...
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How can I find if my wifi card supports 802.11ac?

I am unsure if my wifi card supports 802.11ac. How can I find out this information?
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Wireless Kernel Module Not Loaded

I did a CentOS 7 x86_64 minimal install on my computer with an AMD x64 processor. I am now attempting to set up WIFI. The wireless driver iwl4965 from here is installed but is not showing as being ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi network using /etc/network/interfaces

I'm trying to connect to a WEP WiFi network using only the /etc/network/interfaces file: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wireless-essid mySSID wireless-key ...
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Wi-Fi stops working after some time

Lenovo Z50-70. After some time (couldn't find any pattern here) Wi-Fi just stops working. It shows that connection is fine, but I can't open any page in browser (connection refused). I tried switching ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 TP-LINK AC 600 (T2UH) wireless USB adapter (Raspbian Lite)

I'm trying to install my TP-LINK AC 600 (T2UH) wireless USB adapter on my Raspberry Pi 3b running Raspbian Jessie Lite. I was following a guide for Ubuntu but it looks like i'm missing something but ...
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Proxy for home use with specific needs

I'd like to set up a proxy at home that will allow for filtering and logging of internet access. I currently have an old Eee PC running Lubuntu and serving as a wireless access point, among other ...
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TP-LINK TL-WN722N weird behavior

I tried using the TP-LINK TL-WN722N wifi adapter with my fresh Arch Linux installation, but it has a really weird behavior. In my house, I have 2 access point, from which one is easily accessible from ...
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Dell and L/Ubuntu16.04 drops wifi connection on all devices [closed]

I installed Lubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Inspiron 7720 (Edimax router) and smth strange happens. At first the connection is established and google can be loaded. When trying to update ...
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Connecting to wifi network with captive portal login page using wpa_supplicant

I am currently trying to connect to a BTWi-fi / BT_Openzone unsecured network in my office using my pcengines apu1d4 running debian 8.4 with edimax ew-7811un wifi dongle. When conventionally ...
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wifi driver fails to load firmware on kernel 4.6.0-rc2

Distro - Ubuntu-14.04. For development purposes I built and installed 4.6.0-rc2 kernel. All works well except wifi: % dmesg ... [ 9.092503] Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux [ 9.092506] ...
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Subsequent calls to wpa_supplicant fail - can't connect to wifi

I have an ubuntu 15.10 server which utilizes wpa_supplicant to connect to wireless network profiles created with wpa_passphrase. On a fresh reboot, the first time I call sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i ...
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Where are WiFi passwords stored in Linux Mint? [duplicate]

Where are WiFi passwords stored in Linux Mint? I have tried this looked into /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf, but could not find it.
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Wifi and Ethernet unclaimed on ubuntu-based linux

I'm trying to finish the installation of elementaryOS (an Ubuntu-based distribution) on a Thinkpad E460. However, I can't neither have Ethernet nor Wifi. In fact, lshw -c network -sanitize shows both ...
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Qualcomm Atheros AR298X not working with recent kernels

My wifi doesnt work. It used to when the kernel was 3.18 or less. If I have a kernel more than 4.1 it will not work. I would like to use ubuntu 16 and I don't want to downgrade the kernel. lspci | ...
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Linux Mint Intel 8260 Wireless

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad t460 that I can't get to see wireless networks. Here is the output of sudo lshw -C network: *-network UNCLAIMED description: Network controller product: ...
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Debian installation on Thinkpad tablet x201

I have installed debian on a Thinkpad tablet x201 via usb. The Debian loads actually succesfuly but there are a couple of things that didn't work, most important of which is i have no access to ...
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No internet connection after update from ubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 [duplicate]

Is there anyone who may help me with the following problem? I upgraded ubuntu 14.04 to ubuntu 16.04 and I have problem with the internet connection. Secifically, DNS after update stopped working, I ...
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Getting Ubuntu to Recognize USB Wifi

So, I'm really new to Linux systems and have just downloaded Ubuntu on my other desktop. The problem I'm having is getting it to recognize the USB wifi, TP-Link AC600 Archer T2UH. I went to the ...
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wpa_supplicant problems

I am working on a device without NetworkManager or other niceties and am trying to connect to a WPA2 network. For some reason, wpa_supplicant fails to associate properly to all the networks I have ...
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Can not start wifi with systemd

With command netctl start wlp3s0-tian got error. Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad systemd[1]: Starting Networking for netctl profile wlp3s0-tian... Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad network[1019]: Starting network ...
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7: Turning off wi-fi forcefully unmounts a loop drive and crashes a VM

I am running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 on a Lenovo ThinkPad T430 and I have QEMU-KVM 0.12.1 installed on my computer. I have an external hard drive encrypted with dm-crypt and formatted as Ext4, ...
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WPA supplicant dropping/disconnecting NIC in hotel wifi

TL;DR WPA Supplicant intermittently fails on my Raspberry Pi 3 when using a USB Wifi dongle. It appears to do this when "reconnecting" to or changing access points in the hotel. WPA GUI states: "...
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BackBox is not receiving Wifi Beacons

I launched Backbox OS on virtualbox, connected my USB wifi stick and launched airodump-ng and found that the BackBox is not receiving Beacons from nearby Wifi Routers. My Host OS itself is Backbox and ...
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virtual monitoring interface on wifi card

I only have one wifi nic in my computer, but I want to be able to monitor all traffic while still connecting to a network. I was thinking (if it is possible) to have a physical interface wlan0 ...
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Kali Linux Rolling Alfa NHA wireless Error -22, Kali in Virtual Box (host Kali) Live Mode

Hi Ive just purchased an Alfa AWUS036NHA wireless USB wireless Adapter. I have also just upgraded the installed Kali 2.0 Sana on my hard drive to the new Kali rolling. There seems to be issues ...
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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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Is there a portable way to get the name of the WiFi card on the command line without additional parsing?

In this tool, the name of the wireless interface is hardcoded to be wlan0. This was a reasonable assumption up through Ubuntu 14.04, but the wireless interface name appears to have changed in Ubuntu ...
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Bridge 2 wifi connections

I have set up Ubuntu desktop on my laptop with an internal wifi card and an external USB WiFi dongle. Both WiFi interfaces work. I'd like to make one into an access point, and the other into the ...
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Debian Stretch - WiFi issues with BCM43143 (Gets ip then disconnects)

I've fixed up an old ITX desktop that I was given and am running a headless Debian install on it. To install I used the minimal install for Debian Jessie then I proceeded to install nginx, samba and ...
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Cannot find my home wifi network on one of two laptops with the same OS

I have 2 laptops setup with a fresh debian 8 installation. (junon & mercure) I can access any wifi network displayed in the list (iwlist scan) on both machines. On junon, iwlist scan displays ...
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WiFi card on new build is not recognized by Linux Mint 17.3

I just completed a desktop build and installed Linux Mint 17.3 and the PCIe WiFi card is not being detected at all. The card is a Gigabyte GC-WB867D-I. There is nothing that recognizes the device to ...
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Laptop Dual Boot - Wifi adapter not recognized / not found

i very recently installed Linux on a laptop. My problem is that it doesnt seem to find the wifi adapter at all, there's not even an option to turn it on or off. It still sees the ethernet adapter just ...
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Netgear WNA3100 USB wireless. How do i install Arch linux with this card?

I know, install the drivers, right? As a complete newbie, I'm flustered. Sure, the card was a bad choice, as it's clear from minimal research that itshe not the most Linux-friendly card out there, ...
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Debian does not recognize broadcom wireless (BCM43602) as wlan0 interface

I'm struggling to get my wireless card detected as wlan0 on a new Debian install (3.16.0-4-amd64). The wireless PCI device is visible as follows. $ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 04:00.0 Network ...
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Intel AC 7260 No Wireless Function on Linux Mint 17 with Kernel 4.2.0-35

I have seen a lot of older threads about this specific card, and in most of them they find some sort of solution. I have yet to find one, however. My box is currently running Mint 17 Qiana 64-bit with ...
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debian stretch wifi not working - iwlwifi installs but doesn't load correctly

After upgrading debian jessie to stretch my wifi didn't work anymore (Toshiba Kira book). The laptop uses an Intel Wireless 7265 which is supported by iwlwifi. So I downloaded the .deb files as ...
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How can I connect to a WiFi on Kali Linux?

I have a live Kali Linux bootable USB drive and I can't detect or connect to my home WiFi. I have tried some commands like: echo "blacklist ideapad_laptop" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist-...
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Wifi can't connect - QCA9377 (168c:0042 rev 30) on arch linux

I have an Acer R11 that came with an Atheros wifi chip. QCA9377 / 168c:0042 (rev 30). After much googling, forum browsing, and general anger, I'm posting here. I am unable to connect to a wireless ...
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ieee80211 rate control algorithms

I am trying to change the rate control algorithm in an atheros 9k_htc driver in Linux ubuntu 14.04. Is it possible to change the rate control algorithm?
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Arch Linux - No network available after crash

Wireless worked fine until VirtualBox make my laptop freeze. I had to unplug it. After reboot, when I use wifi-menu, no network is available. I have all my drivers, and all interfaces are DOWN. ...
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Arch Linux sudden wifi lag

Today I've encountered a really strange wifi bug. Basically, everything is running fine until I get really non-responsive internet. The wifi icon in gnome shows 'connected', but Chrome does not load ...
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Installing Driver on Linux

I am running Kali Sana with kernel 3.14 on my Asus c100p chromebook, and my goal was to get the system into monitor mode, but i know chromebooks dont allow that. I also have a wireless usb adapter, ...
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Debian Netgear WNA1000M Wifi adapter issues

I recently got debian, and the wifi adapter I used on ubuntu, Netgear WNA1000M, which was plug n play on Ubuntu, doesn't work with Debian. I can't connect a ethernet cable to my PC as my router is ...
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Signal strength average from iw

I was using iw dev wlan0 station dump to get signal strength in an ad-hoc network, and noticed the output has a signal avg row. As average signal strength is actually what I'm interested in, this ...