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

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Loading new wlan driver

TL;DR. Two issues: can't get wlan0 working, can't get wpa_supplicant working. I compiled & installed kernel 4.4 (rev. eb4d55) with revamped rtl8xxxu support enabled. In order to compile ...
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(Linux Mint-17) Unable to connect to wireless network

I have installed Linux Mint-17 on my laptop. However, i am unable to connect to any wireless network. A red dot is flashed under the network icon on the bottom-right corner(near clock). I referred ...
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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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How to turn off Wireless power management permanently

In Linux Mint 17.3 iwconfig says the power management of wireless card is turned on. I want to turn it off permanently. sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off works, until I reboot the laptop. I read some ...
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Connection with hostapd stops working after 10 minutes

I have installed hostapd as package for Ubuntu 12.04. Everything is configured and works great for about 10 minutes; after that, packets start to get dropped and eventually I can't even connect. ...
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iwconfig shows lost association at regular intervals

I'm running Linux Mint with the i3 window manager and the i3statu bar. I had been noticing the the W: (wifi) status line of i3status would sometimes report "down" for a few seconds even though sending ...
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Centrino N-6300 OpenBSD 5.5 - No Link

I have a Lenovo X230 with a Centrino N-6300 wifi card. I cannot get wifi to work on it. I did fw_upgrade I can do a ifconfig iwno scan I have the list of Wifi networks around including mine. ...
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How to associate using aireplay-ng [Reaver]?

I'm a bit of a noob (complete noob) and linux and wifi hacking have always fascinated me. I just started last week. I came across Reaver but it always fails to associate with the AP, and guides online ...
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Distcc with zeroconf doesn't work through wi-fi access point

I've got some distcc build servers connected through wi-fi. I don't want use static IP's, I think zeroconf is better. But I can't see servers using distcc --show-hosts on my main machine (connected ...
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I am stuck connecting to the internet via a usb wifi stick

I am trying to set up a an internet connection through a usb wifi sticker in Linux. Here's the sequence I tried: iw dev This returns the name(?) of the Interface that I want to connect to: phy#0 ...
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Which are the “Mode” requirements for a wireless card to work with hostapd?

I need to transform a Linux box to an Access Point via hostapd. I've already tested it with an Atheros AR9485 wireless card, which supports AP Mode and Master Mode, and it works great. ...
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Wireless USB card not detected on Kali (armel) running on Android

I have a "TL-WN22N" that i want to use it with my Xiaomi Mi4i running Kali-rolling that was installed using "LinuxDeploy", What i want to do is to connect my wireless card to it, But obviously nothing ...
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Pinguy 11.04 wireless not working

I just installed Pinguy OS 11.04 (a derivative of Ubuntu) and I can't seem to get the wireless to work. I've tried everything on this question and a bunch of other stuff. I even reinstalled and that ...
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Can't access Eduroam wireless internet connection SETTINGS (Linux Mint 17)

In Linux Mint 17.1 and 17.2 Cinnamon I have not been able to connect to eduroam wireless university networks. The reason is that I can't find out a way to enter network settings to change the security ...
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Wifi not working on Fedora 23 [duplicate]

I installed Fedora 23 32-bit on my DELL latitude E5500, everything went well -I guess- but my wifi is not activated and the indicator is not lit up, I checked the manual switch and it's on -so is my ...
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Installing Netis WF2190 driver on Ubuntu 14.04 w/ kernel 4.2.0-27-generic gives me an error: implicit declaration of function ‘strnicmp’

Linux # lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS Release: 14.04 Codename: trusty uname # uname -a Linux qb123 4.2.0-27-generic ...
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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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Can't use the wireless internet on Zorin OS and Fedora

This question is not just depended on Zorin OS distribution. I am a Linux newbie, I just hardly installed Zorin OS on my computer. I can't use the wireless internet. When I opened the program called ...
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/proc/net/wireless does not show values unless run as root

cat /proc/net/wireless does not show statistics for wireless devices unless it is run as root, even though the permissions on the file are 444. The same seems to apply when accessing statistics via ...
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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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How to find speed of wlan interface?

I'm trying to find speed of network interface using file-descriptor. It's easy to do it for ethX, just calling cat /sys/class/net/eth0/speed. Unfortunately this method doesn't work with wireless ...
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Can't detect wireless access points on Kali Linux

So I have Kali Linux installed on my Lenovo g500 laptop. Wired connections work just fine but I cannot connect to wireless access points or detect them. I am literally out of ideas, so here is the ...
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Kali Linux no wifi accesss

I have recently installed Kali Linux from a USB boot on my MacBook Pro. I cannot seem to connect to my wireless network. I have traveled across numerous message boards trying to find a solution. One ...
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Troubles with the internet connection once in a while

I'm using linux mint on a mac book pro. It runs quite well. The only thing is that I have once in a while (1-5 times a day) a problem with the wireless lan connection. The problem only appears when ...
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Does a wifi router have to handle DHCP for its clients?

I'd like to manage the IP addresses within my network a little better than my router currently allows. But I have (what is potentially a stupid) question. Before I embark on a journey of learning and ...
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Connect to hidden Wifi AP with wpa-supplicant?

I have a headless Debian machine, with a Wifi dongle connected. I used to hide the Wifi AP, but now I can't. If I unhide it, some lines in the /etc/network/interfaces will allow me to connect: auto ...
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how to connect Alpine linux to WiFi?

I can't finish setup at all - Alpine seems to expect you to be connected to Ethernet to do install wireless-tools and wpa_supplicant Is this correct? My issue is: I don't have a monitor where my ...
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How to install Realtek RTL8723BE wireless driver on debian?

I installed Debian Wheezy 7.8 on a Lenovo G50-70 x64, it seems that I don't have the driver for my wireless card installed, the output of iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. eth0 ...
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How to compile headers for the raspberry pi to install this usb wifi driver

I have a raspberry pi and this Network Adapter Here From eBay I have the latest version of the raspberry pi os, 'Raspbian Jessie' and after I went to startx to connect my pi to the home network, I ...
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Change wlan channel

I have 2 Wlan Routers with the same SSID. One on the channel 6 and one on the channel 11. By default I am connected to the one on the channel 6. How can I connect to the one on channel 11? (Of course ...
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How to determine interface RUNNING state without ifconfig?

Some background: sometimes my wi-fi connection suddenly goes down so I type sudo ifconfig wlan0 and check for the word RUNNING. The corresponding line looks like: UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST ...
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WiFi connection problem after installing Trisquel 7

After installing Trisquel 7 I have a Wi-Fi connection problem with my Huawei USB 3G modem.  The output of lsusb with plugged device is: Bus 001 Device 004: ID 12d1: 1506 Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd ...
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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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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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hostapd multiple SSIDs with one BSSID

I have a wl12xx wifi adapter that unfortunately does not seem to support creating multiple access points. If I run iw list it outputs this line: interface combinations are not supported If I ...
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Putting a network interface up/down from command line

In Xubuntu 14.04, I tried to use both ip and ifconfig to handle a network interface, but they gave the same result. $ sudo ifconfig wlan0 down $ sudo ip link set wlan0 down both correcly put down ...
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How to edit hotspot settings in Linux mint 14.04?

I am trying to create a soft hotspot in Linux Mint 17, but when I try I am not able to edit username/password for the created hotpsot moreover it is not detected by my mobile. Below is the ...
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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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I can't connect to Wi-Fi, no wlan0 device on iwconfig

I bought Lenovo Ideapad 500S-14ISK and installed Debian 8. It's a fresh install, and no other OS is on this computer. I am having difficulties on connecting to Wi-Fi and days of googling to hunt any ...
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How do I get WI-FI working on Parrot-Secuity OS?

When I get into parrot OS it says etho disconnected there is no wireless option shown for a Wi-Fi network I am in dual boot with windows 10 I had this same issue with kali Linux everything I saw on ...
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Multiple machines on single network with same IP

I have a raspberry pi 2 that I'm using for a KODI media center that has the ip address 10.0.0.4. Another pi I just got is showing the same ip (derived from /sbin/ifconfig -a and listed under wlan0 for ...
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rtl8821ae Wifi driver

I've been having problems with my wifi connection (rtl8821ae driver). I can stay connected for hours (as long as 6 hours) and then sometimes it just crashes and doesn't work on reboot...have to wait ...
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“Pipe” Wi-Fi signal through Ethernet cable

Currently the Ethernet ports in the building I work in are down, but the Wi-Fi works. I have a Wi-Fi-enabled laptop (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr)) and a non-Wi-Fi enabled workstaion (Debian 8 ...
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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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wicd: PEAP with TKIP/MSCHAPV2 not working

In wicd, I am using PEAP with TKIP/MSCHAPV2, and I get following error: ERROR:dbus.connection:Exception in handler for D-Bus signal: Traceback (most recent call last): File ...
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Issues with wireless

I am using CentOS7. I have two computers (www.fit-pc.com/web/products/fitlet/fitlet-t/). I am using NetworkManager and both devices are able to ping each other as well as the gateway. The problem is ...
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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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Kali Linux won't connect to wireless network

I'm dual-booting Windows 8 and Kali Linux. On Linux, my wireless connection doesn't work; it keeps asking for the wifi password but refuses to connect. The same network works fine on Windows 8. Is ...