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

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Testing which modules are unloaded with modprobe

I'm currently searching for the right driver for my Broadcom BCM4313 network/wifi device. At first no network was recognized at all, now I managed to connect, but the connection is really slow. I ...
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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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MediaTek MT7610U (RT2860) driver won't compile

I just bought a USB wi-fi dongle using the MediaTek MT7610U (RT2860) chipset, and the drivers from their website: http://www.mediatek.com/en/downloads1/downloads/mt7610u-usb/ won't compile, with this ...
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“link is not ready” error, vanishing network interfaces

I recently had a weird problem when trying to use airmon-ng. Here is its description: First, I plug in my USB WLAN adapter, and type ifconfig. Everything goes well and I see all interfaces are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Get devices name on the network

As in the title i wanted to know all the devices name on the network. I've already tried without great success many commands found on the web, but nothing worked like i wanted to. Basically, when i ...
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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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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]: ...
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Wi-Fi problems using ASUS USB-N13 adapter

I have recently bought an ASUS Wi-Fi adapter (USB-N13), and I seem to be having some trouble with it. Every so often, the Wi-Fi connection just stops working, but the indicator says that I'm still ...
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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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Wifi card not detected - Archlinux

I've recently installed Archlinux on my Asus N76V Notebook but the system doesn't seem to detect my wifi card. It is not listed in any of the normal detection commands : lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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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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Change Wireless adapter driver in Linux

I am using openSUSE Tumbleweed. I've bought a new PCI-E Wireless card, that supports 5G WiFi (Intel 5100 AGN). It doesn't show up in lspci and even if I take old adapter out it still cannot see my ...
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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 ...
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Troubleshooting WIFI - no access points listed

I have a desktop computer which I run mostly with a wired network connection. When I start the Wicd network manager it says "No wireless networks found." Also, the command iwlist gives the same result:...
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Broadcom BCM94352HMB wifi card not working

As mentioned above, I got an BCM94352HMB wifi card in my laptop but it does not work (it's not recognized) under pretty new linux kernels (arch linux). So does somebody know if there is support for ...
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Bluetooth/WiFi Problems in Linux Mint

Recently I installed Linux Mint 17.3 on a Lenovo laptop. I discovered initially that it couldn't detect wireless networks because my wifi card chipset is currently not supported, which I decided to ...
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installation of zorin os 9 onto lenovo thinkserver ts140 will not pick up wifi

There are no updatable drivers, wlan is not detected and wifi is not detected. I have tried every possible thing I can find or know. what am I missing please help. lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net 00:19.0 ...
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Question about wifi on Linux VM

I am fairly new to virtual machines, however I have successfully set up a kali Linux machine on my mac running os x El Capitan. My problem seems to be slightly different than all of the other ones I'...
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Create a script that connect to wifi, and if it fails fallback to ad-hoc network

I'd like to create a script that tries to connect me to the wifi specified by my wpa_supplicant conf, and if it fails, create a ad-hoc network. But I'm struggling with it. Here is what I do for now: ...
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How does aircrack-ng suite view Clients on networks we are not connected to?

I noticed with the tool airodump-ng which is apart of the aircrack-ng suite we can view all networks around us along with Client MAC address's which are connected to these networks. How can I acheive ...
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Install Drivers Offline Arch Linux

I have been attempting to install Arch Linux on my Macbook Pro but the wireless and ethernet drivers don't work. Because of this, I cannot access the internet on it. So whilst searching for a solution ...
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KDE's network applet not listing APs, while iwlist does after some extra steps

KDE's network applet doesn't list any wireless network. It used to, but I must have made an unintended change. This much I know about my situation (the device is called wlp4s0): Upon login, the ...
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Can't find wireless card mwifiex_usb interface

I've been trying to install my wireless adapter quite a while, I've a Surface Pro I and already gave up on getting ndiswrapper to work because it says that it can't load the driver "mwlu97w8x64" even ...
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Ubuntu: Wifi access point clients constanlty reconnect to AP

I did on my Ubuntu 14 LTS PC WiFi access point using this how-to https://www.quora.com/How-do-I-create-hotspots-in-Ubuntu-14-04 . So from clients I can use internet but the connection is very slow. ...
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Connect to a wireless network as standard user without administrator authentication Linux Mint 17.3

I'm trying to get a standard user on my laptop installed with Linux Mint 17.3 on the wireless. I can get to the internet just fine logged in with an administrator but as soon as i log in with a ...
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Two IP addresses assigned to the same network card - OpenVPN issues?

I have a laptop running Arch Linux. At home, I can connect to my OpenVPN server without problems; however, my college network seems to use some odd configuration where upon connection I'm assigned two ...
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frequent wifi drop out

I experience a frequent WIFI drop out with my RTL8187 card. result of wireless script : ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 29 Mar 2016 21:06 CET +0100 Booted last: 29 Mar 2016 ...
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nmcli create security popup?

Is it possible to connect to a wifi network using nmcli without specifying a password so that it pops up with a security authentication message, The same as when you use nm-applet and try to connect ...
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Using wireless headphones with HP dc7800?

Can I use usb wireless headphones with HP Compaq dc7800 small form factor computer? I plugged in usb, and got green light on headphones, but no sound. Do I need newer computer (2011)? Any help ...
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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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Conflict in wlan0 management on ArchLinux

I am trying to enable wlan0 through systemctl on ArchLinux. When I do that I get the message that the device is already up. So I do sudo ip link set wlan0 down I can than successfully run sudo ...
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Internet Slow on Fedora 23

I am new to linux and decided to go with Fedora 23 on my new laptop, a Thinkpad T460s. I installed Fedora 23 and the wireless has been disappointing so far. My kernel version is 4.4.6-300.fc23.x86_64....
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Using Netis WF2123 Wifi Adapter on an AMD64 Ubuntu System [closed]

I'm having trouble getting the drivers for a Netis WF2123 wifi adapter to work under Linux Mint 17 (effectively Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) 64-bit. As it turns out the drivers are not available in any binary ...
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Cannot connect to wifi with wpa_supplicant

I just installed Arch Linux on my laptop. So far I have only been able to connect to wired networks. When I try to connect to my wifi network with wpa_supplicant -D nl80211,wext -i wlp3s0 -C <(...
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8192cu driver: scan sometimes returns no results

I resolved the issue by switching to the ath10k drivers, which have now published drivers for my card. I've written up a step-by-step guide to what I did. My Debian 8 laptop using 8192cu drivers ...
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ath10k firmware not updated for 168c:0041

I'm running a Debian 8 system with an Atheros ath10k chipset. My wireless drivers won't activate, forcing me to use a USB dongle. It appears the drivers included with my kernel don't support my ...