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

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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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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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Kali 2.0, TP-LINK TL-WN722N say only connecting

I tried to connect to my wifi with tl-wn722n usb wifi adapter and it only said connecting. I tried another wifi and it wanted security key again and again I don't know how to fix it. Can you help me: ...
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How to turn on wifi on Dell Inspiron 17R 5737

I have a Dell Inspiron 17R 5737 running Slackware 14.1. My wifi doesn't work, and I think I've narrowed the problem to the wifi switch which I assume is off because the corresponding light is off. ...
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Netctl fails to connect

On an arch installation of me netctl fails to connect to a wpa wifi network using wifi-menu. I can currently not copy-paste from the console, but journalctl -xe gives me an "association/authentication ...
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Ethernet and wireless controller not recognized any more

I have a pretty grave problem. I wanted to use some programs that dont run with Wine. So i set up a Windows-To-Go on an external hdd. Upon booting it said something like Devices are being ...
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How to view WIFI devices names and signal strength [duplicate]

I want a cli utility or script that shows all the Wifi devices or hotspots or access points and their signal strength. I want to log this data using Python. I will write the logging script myself. ...
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Debian 8 high signal strength but keep disconnecting

I have laptop with: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics (rev 09) 00:03.0 ...
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How do I get/install Linux firmware for my EW-7727In wireless adapter?

I have an Edimax EW-7727In which I want to use with a box running Debian Stretch over a 4.2.0.1 Linux kernel. But - without installing anything special, my taskbar widget tells me I'm missing the ...
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Setting up wireless on a Debian 7.9 (with older kernel) and connecting to it via 802.1x

This is my first post on this particular SE site, but I have used the wisdom, shared here, more than once. Using this opportunity, I'd like to thank everyone on this site and Stack Exchange, in ...
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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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Export network module from one live distro and import into another?

I have two live distros installed on a thumb drive with YUMI. One is a flavor of Ubuntu, and the other is a flavor of Puppy Linux. I want to use Puppy Linux as my primary distro, but it does not ...
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Auto Connect to any Open WiFi network via CLI Command Line

I have a Linux server running on a laptop. I would like it to auto-connect to any open WiFi network automatically. (Without knowing the SSID beforehand) It's for a remote server deployment of ...
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debian broadcom wireless dropping out

Sometimes my wifi just disconnects for no reason what so ever. I caught this log in dmesg. [54591.176796] CPU7: Core temperature above threshold, cpu clock throttled (total events = 3457) ...
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Installing USB Wi-Fi driver on Zorin

I installed Zorin 10 (after trying Mint and Ubuntu). My problem is I have a TP LINK Archer T2UH USB Wi-Fi adapter. Their website has the Linux driver for ...
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How to check if a WiFi card supports Transmit Power Control?

I have an Atheros wireless PCI card, functioning in AP mode through hostapd. How can I check whether it supports TPC - and, in this case, turn it on/off? Note: Transmit Power Control (TPC) is a ...
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'wlan0' component not present in my kali linux [closed]

I am learning penetration testing on kali linux. When I type ifconfig in terminal, it only shows eth0 and lo named components, It does not show wlan0, and I found that it is needed in aircrack. I am ...
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Wifi drivers not installing

I just got myself a laptop with a Intel dual band 8260 Wifi adapter and I've installed linux on it but it doesn't install my drivers. This is a modinfo for iwlwifi filename: ...
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4G USB Wireless Internet Device Activation Error

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 on a Dell Vostro 1500. I tried to get a 4G wireless internet device (Sierra Wireless AirCard 320U) to work but got the following error message. Could some please explain what ...
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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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How to add WiFi connections to old Fedora in command line

The issue in this question is a duplicate of the following: How do I use NMCLI to create a Wifi connection & connect to SSID over WPA? However, the solution suggested to that question does not ...
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How to fix that dhclient uses massive amounts of bandwidth when bridging eth0 to wlan0?

I have been using my Raspberry Pi as a WiFi adapter for my PS3, because the internal WiFi adapter on the PS3 isn't good, but the USB adapter on the Raspberry Pi is much better. I have been using these ...
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Kali linux intel wireless drivers

I'm looking for these drivers online but I can't find any. Anyone had a same problem? My wireless adapter is Intel(R) Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
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Linux mint do not ask for username and password

I just installed Linux Mint and I am totally new in the Linux world. At my home I have WiFi and I successfully connected with my home WiFi. Connect with my home WiFi I only need password. No username ...
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Where is the wireless configuration on Fedora 23?

I am entirely new to Linux as I just installed the dual boot of Windows 10 and Fedora. And the problem I ran into is that in the network setting, there is no option for WiFi? I did intensive Google ...
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Making wifi work

I'm running Debian Jessie 8.2 from a live boot, from a USB stick. It works; I can boot and use it normally, but I can't connect to WiFi. I've read that I probably need non-free drivers, (but right ...
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Setting up a WLAN usb stick

I'm trying to make the WLAN USB stick connect to a wireless network. There was an official Linux driver available for download (v4.0.2_9000.20130911, which supports my Linux kernel version) and I ...
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Difficulties with connecting to WLAN with wpa_supplicant on a system rescue CD

My box epicly failed and I am trying to get online to begin the rescue. The very same config which used to work on my dead system doesn't work now and I cannot connect to WLAN using the same ...
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WiFi troubles when power adapter is connected

I'm having troubles with my WiFi router and my laptop at home. Communication between the two is crappy. So I made some test and also I tried different wifi channels and I discovered a weird thing: If ...
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Configuring WiFi drive on MacBook Air running Kali Linux

I installed Kali Linux 2.0 recently, and am trying to make the WiFi work. I was following this guide. However, when I get to the 4th step, I get this: root@KaliDark:~# modprobe -r b44 b43 b43legacy ...
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TL-WN722N blocking processes on Kali Linux 2.0

today I'm looking for some serious help with getting my TP-Link TL-WN722N to work on my Kali Linux 2.0 VM. Just for some background, I'm running Kali Linux 2 within my Mac OS (Yosemite) using ...
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How to make a TP-LINK TL-WN321G wireless card work? (Sugar on a Stick, Fedora 23)

I am trying to connect to the WiFi using my TP-LINK TL-WN321G wireless card. After some research on the Internet I've found out that it might not be the case of a missing driver, since there is a ...
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How to print from Arch Linux via Wi-Fi to Canon MG6450?

I have a Canon MG6450 with Wi-Fi enabled and an up-to-date Arch Linux installation with cnijfilter-mg4200 3.80-1 installed. I can see the printer in print dialogues (sometimes it takes a second to ...
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No wifi networks show up in gnome settings

I've got a rather odd issue. I recently installed debian 8 on a Toshiba Kirabook and have some issues with the wifi. When going to the gnome wifi selection it says no networks available so I can't ...
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How to install b43-lpphy-installer for Debian?

I have installed Debian and its version is Linux version 3.16.0-4-amd64 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) How do I install b43-lpphy-installer for this ...
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Kali disconnect from WiFi when tools are used

My kail linux (desktop dual boot, not vm) disconnects from WiFi whenever I do something with the given tools. It works fine with the browser and even other terminal procedures like vim. However, when ...
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Log the time when raspberry pi connects to wifi

Is there a way to get the last time my raspberry pi connects to the wifi network defined in wpa_supplicant.conf? Thanks
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TP-LINK Archer T2UH wifi fastroaming on Linux slow or sometimes cannot connect on AP

we are running this on Linaro Ubuntu on ARM. We are using a TP-LINK Archer T2UH USB dongle attached to the ARM board connected to a 5Ghz-only network with 6 to 9 APs configured to share the same ...
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Debian wifi drops out and then won't reconnect until reboot

I am using Debian on a 2014 Macbook pro. I installed the broadcom wireless drivers from the official debian wiki. Every now and again I get this error where my laptop disconnects from the wifi and ...
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Kali linux run airbase-ng along with wpa_supplicant

I have a notebook with installed kali linux with a built-in wireless card and I have also an external USB wireless adapter. I'm able to connect to networks with both of them, and I have no problems ...
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Install wireless usb on CentOS 7 (VMWare)

I am very new to Linux. I have installed CentOS 7 on a virtual machine using a windows host. I am wanting to install my USB wifi dongle so it can be used on the CentOS 7 guest. (My windows does not ...
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Connect Automatically to network with authentication Without Encryption on BeagleBone Black

I'm a new user to Linux, I develop a project in which using BeagleBone Black board with Debian, in which I need connect the board automatically to open networks detected via WIFI (authentication ...
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Capturing Traffic of Router

My machine is connected to a wireless router. Is it possible to analyse packets coming and going to the router? Can I use the bridged mode for achieving this? Actually I want the original packets ...
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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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Connecting Linux Mint 16 to Wifi

I saw the previous answers to a very similar question that seemed to be solved for the requestor. The answers assumed that one can have a "hardwire" connection to the internet. Terdon said something ...
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What meta data shares my Linux via Wifi?

Is there a way to find out what kind of data my Linux shares with a wifi host? Like, he'll probably know my (wifi interface) MAC address, IP address, hostname. But what about other information like ...
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How to fix “deauthentication by local choice”?

I built an embedded Linux using Buildroot and I have some trouble to stay connected to my AP. Cannot get an IP address more than once. I use wpa_supplicant to connect to my AP using WPA2-PSK. It ...
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Is it possible to determine what a wireless access point needs?

I am trying to connect to an unsecured wireless access point using a Raspberry Pi and Edimax 802.11n USB WiFi adapter. From a fresh install of the latest Raspbian image (Jessie), I am able to see the ...
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New installation of Debian 7.9 cannot see wireless adapter

I have just installed Debian 7.9 on a Lenovo Thinkpad E455 with a Realtek RTL8723BE Wireless LAN 802.lln PCI-E NIC wireless adaoter. When I started it up, I logged in and only saw the wired ...
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mint 17.2 won't connect to strongest ssid, but instead to a specific one

In my network I have three access points with thesame name and passwords. But mint only connects to one specific one, and doesn't connect to the one with the strongest connection.