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

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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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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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Layer 2 handover

I want to know why a device can go from AP to AP without interruption. I do ping to a computer and when I connect to other different AP it is not interrupted. Why¿? Thank you in advance
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iw dev <iface> connect <essid> doesn't connect

I am trying to connect with the by the command line to the Wifi I have up on my AP with hostapd and no password and it's not working, the command doesn't have any effect. My AP doesn't have password ...
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connected to ethernet and wifi, “route” browser's connection to wifi only

Sometimes, in my company, I have to work with a different network (through ethernet) that has no internet. On the other hand, I do have access to out Wifi, which has internet. Since I have to spend a ...
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Setting up a 802.11s mesh network for mobile devices to communicate with a wired server

I'm in the process of developing an android app that maintains a device's connectivity to a linux-based WiFi mesh network, and periodically sends status information (GPS, battery life, etc.) to a ...
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[Debian][KDE] Can't get wireless to work

Before going into the problem I'd like to state that before this incident I had Debian with gnome instead of KDE. I formatted to KDE today and now I am unable to get wireless to work. On the system ...
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compiling broadcom wlan driver on centOS 7

my wireless is not working on Cent OS 7. My device was manufactured by Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n. I am trying to compile the driver with the information given here. ...
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Internet is not working properly in kali linux on wifi as compared to windows on same machine(pc)

I am facing this problem from many months and still it is not debugged. I am using Lenovo Z570 laptop in which there is two operating system is installed one is Windows 7 and another is Kali linux and ...
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Help to install the Ralink RT3070 wireless driver on kali?

i've downloaded latest kali linux (amd64) and installed it on vmware workstation 10. after installation i upgraded kali's kernel headers to the latest version.(now i have v3.16) apt-get update ...
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What is the functional difference between wpa_supplicant and the system's /etc/networks/interfaces file?

I understand that one is a program and that one is a configuration file used by linux, but practically what is the function of each of these pieces in conjunction with my computer's network ...
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How can I make wlan0 show up automatically when I plug in my WiFi USB adapter?

Before I plug in the USB there is no wlan0: root@beaglebone:/mnt/etc/network# iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. usb0 no wireless extensions. ...
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CentOS 7 and howto extend my current WIFI network

I am running CentOS 7 and I have both a wired cable and a WIFI on my box. The WIFI on my CentOS box I would really like to use to extend my current WIFI network if this is possible. My current network ...
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Linux mint wifi device not on rfkill list

I just installed Linux Mint 16 Cinnamon. But I could not get the wifi device. I googled and found rfkill list but only the bluetooth appears on the list. When I turn of the hardware switch even the ...
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How to troubleshoot and fix Wifi driver on Wandboard DUAL?

Environment Wandboard DUAL C1 Ubuntu Trusty using these instruction Issue I was able to install Ubuntu Trusty and I am failing to get the Wifi driver to work. root@ubuntu-armhf:~# uname -a Linux ...
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Bash Script - Disable Wireless Connections

OS: Arch Linux Network Manager: Netctl I am trying to write a bash script that will disable all current network connections and turn off wifi on my system. I currently have the following, but after ...
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ArchLinux netctl stopped working

TL;DR: What could cause netctl to suddenly stop working? I didn't make any manual changes to the profile I was using, and am unable to get it to work again by re-creating the profile. TS;NMI: So I ...
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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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Transfer wireless card's driver from Ubuntu to Debian or simply make wlan-usb work in Debian?

I'm kind of new to Linux and I just installed Ubuntu and I'm attempting to install the Debian distribution as well but I can't get my wireless card to work there. I'd like to know if there's a way to ...
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What does it mean, when lshw says a wireless adapter `UNCLAIMED`, while iwconfig doesn't find it?

What does it mean, when iwconfig doesn't find (i.e. report) an internal wireless adapter, while lshw says it UNCLAIMED? This happens after I notice it not working, and unload and reload its module ...
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Why does my wlan0 stop working?

A few minutes ago, my internal wireless card wlan0 on Thinkpad T400 starts not working. This always happen after a while (between half an hour and several hours) from starting Ubuntu 12.04, especially ...
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What driver should I use for my wireless card?

I am wondering if my internal wireless adapter of T400 has the right driver iwlwifi: *-network description: Wireless interface product: PRO/Wireless 5100 AGN [Shiloh] Network ...
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Unable to connect to wifi on Linux Mint

I installed Linux Mint and am trying to connect to wifi, but this does not work. On the system tray it shows the “connecting” icon for a while, then the “not connected” icon. How can I investigate ...
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wireless adapter doesn't show up in iwconfig after unload and reload its module

I unload and load the module which I suppose to be the one for my internal wireless adapter, $ sudo rmmod iwlwifi $ sudo modprobe iwlwifi My internal wireless adapter isn't show up in iwconfig, ...
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Surface Pro Compatible Wireless cards and drivers

In reference to this post: Surface Pro Wifi Issues on Mint KDE 17 there doesn't seem to be any solution to fixing the wifi issues on the Surface Pro when running Linux. The Marvell card doesn't even ...
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Remove a manually installed driver (wireless usb)

I downloaded and installed a driver for my wireless usb dongle as it wasn't detected by linux (KDE). I wasn't very sure which model it was but apparently it is a Ralink RT2870 (Brand name IPTime ...
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Is there an /etc/network/interfaces option like wireless-ap except for a wpa-ssid/wpa-psk connection?

In /etc/network/interfaces (on Debian Linux 7.6 with wpa_supplicant), wireless-ap forces a specific access point for wireless-essid connections. Is there an equivalent option for wpa-ssid/wpa-psk ...
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bully can't work on mon0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm running bully on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I got this output: [!] Bully v1.0-22 - WPS vulnerability assessment utility [!] ioctl(SIOCGIWFREQ) on 'mon0' failed with '-1221085440' Segmentation fault (core ...
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Setting up a wireless connection on CentOS 6.5 without NetworkManager

I'm trying to set up a wifi connection from my CentOS 6.5 system to a wireless AP, without using NetworkManager. This is a fresh installation, but yet I don't see any ifcfg-* files in ...
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What does it mean when my wireless lan is “hard blocked”?

I am attempting to setup wifi on my beaglebone. root@beaglebone:~# rfkill list all 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: yes unblock does nothing: root@beaglebone:~# rfkill ...
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Understanding Broadcom setup and kernel files

I often install Linux distros form live usb/CDs. For that I would like to be able to setup my wireless without any internet connexion. I have a Broadcom chipset : $ lspci -k 04:00.0 Network ...
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Compiling/installing driver for Wifi dongle missing kernel modules?

Goal Install the Netis wf2190 wifi dongle onto a NUC with Debian. Environment NUC DC3217IYE Netis WF2190 Debian Linux 3.16-0.bpo.2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.3-2~bpo70+1 (2014-09-21) x86_64 ...
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Kali Linux airodump Not Finding Networks

When I use the airodump it is not coming up with networks available around me. The chart comes up but nothing inside it, even though there should be about 10 networks around me coming up there is just ...
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Arch linux net configuration Operation: No Such file or Directoy

I ma currently in the middle of installing arch linux on my old lenovo g560. This is my second attempt at installing arch-linux. My problems are when I am trying to enable the wireless service with ...
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Driver Manager cannot choose Broadcom kernel source

On my Linux Mint Qiara, I can go on my wifi during the LiveCD session (though I had to pick Broadcom kernel source in the Driver Manager), but when trying a normal session, the "Apply changes" button ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 hotspot wifi network not visible to Android 4.1.2

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my notebook, and I've got a Motorola Razr which I updated to Android 4.1.2. Before updating, I connected my smartphone to my hotspot wifi very quickly, but after the ...
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Wireless networks not showing up on Debian Wheezy

This is is continuation of another post that is resolved now. Now I am actually struggling to get the list of wireless networks available. The Intel 7260 appears to be installed and detected ...
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How do I enable kernel to load Intel® Wireless 7260 card on NUC DC3217IYE with Debian 7?

Environment Next Unit of Computing NUC DC3217IYE with Debian 3.2.60-1+deb7u3 x86_64 GNU/Linux 867Mbps 802.11ac Intel 7260 card, Dual band 5GHz + 2.4GHz Wireless 2x2 AC + Bluetooth4.0 Installing ...
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network manager not listing wifi

When I use NetworkManager command tool to scan for wireless networks the output is empty. root@radxa:~# nmcli dev wifi list SSID BSSID MODE FREQ RATE SIGNAL SECURITY ACTIVE ...
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How can I connect my REMnux to wifi

I have a copy of Linux REMnux 5 which is specially designed for Reverse Engineering. It is based Linux Ubuntu. But I don't know how to connect it to a wifi connection or even a wired connection.
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Wifi and ethernet unstable (takes many tries to connect, disconnects)

Both my WiFi connection and my Ethernet connection have recently (I'd say about a week ago) become unstable, without any change in the configs. Now in order to connect I've to try several times and ...
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pppoeconf login problem

I used pppoeconf command for setup a pppoe connection over the wireless in xubuntu 14.4 and follow all the steps based on ubuntu pppoe wiki but after run pon dsl-provider i cant connect to internet it ...
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“nmcli nm wifi on” stops hostapd

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on a computer with a built-in wifi and also a usb wifi. I want to run hostapd on built-in wifi to act as an access point though no connection will be established with it. ...
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How to bridge two WiFi interfaces on raspbian

How can I bridge two WiFi interfaces (wlan0 and wlan1) on raspbian? I tried using brctl but i get the following message can't add wlan1 to bridge br0 operation not supported. Is there any other way to ...
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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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No wireless on Zorin

I have installed Zorin OS beside my XP but cannot find a wireless connection. While I can connect using the wired interface, the connection is dropped whenever I go into Software Updates. It will only ...
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Activate/deactivate WiFi on Lenovo B5400 under Ubuntu 14.04

I have a Lenovo B5400 with Ubuntu 14.04 x64. The Ethernet port works fine. How can I enable/disable the WiFi connection? I have no hardware button for this functionality. Under Windows I can press ...
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Surface Pro Wifi Issues on Mint KDE 17

I'm running Mint 17 KDE on the Surface Pro 1. Wifi worked on installation, however, after about an hour of use the internet stops working and will not reconnect to any wifi. I have to shut the ...
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Arch Linux sudden wifi disconnects and unable to reconnect

I have a problem with my wifi internet connection that is secured by WPA. I have moved to a new location. I had set up a working internect connection but lost the connection after about an hour and ...
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no internet connection wifi

I have moved to a new location and now I have some problems with getting an internet connection. It seems like that this router here is not able of using IPv6 as I got the message that it is no IPv6 ...