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

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Macbook Pro Retina 2015 Wifi problems on Kali

I have successfully installed Kali 2.0 on my Macbook Pro retina 2015 model running El Cap via dual boot. I do have some experience with ubuntu etc, and thought I'd try Kali for multiple reasons. ...
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Arch Linux not connecting to Wifi anymore

I have been using Arch Linux over a month now. I have used wifi-menu to connect to my Wifi Network. I run the command every time I start my laptop. wifi-menu always gives this error when I try to ...
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Broadcom brcmfmac (BCM43143) MAC address issues

Ok, so I am working on a project which is based around the architecture of the Pi B+. It's a proprietary designed board. On that board is a BCM43143 WiFi module - the same chip that's in the ...
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Loading WiFi driver results in the whole system becoming unstable. How to debug?

I am not a linux kernel expert, but I got this new laptop and it's WiFi(RT3290LE) is not working. I tried solutions from various sources and they are not working. So it is upto me to solve it, and I ...
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Force Broadcom bluetooth to see wlan0 in down state

I`m running a 64bit Arch Linux on an old Dell Laptop. The wireless hardware, unfortunately, is from Broadcom (BCM4312 LP-PHY for wifi and BCM2046B1 for bluetooth). A Lenovo bluetooth mouse works and ...
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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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How to enable wifi in Kali Linux (dual boot with Windows 10)?

I have installed Kali Linux 1.0.4 64-bit alongside Windows 10. The problem is that Kali is showing only wired connections but not the wireless connection when I enter ifconfig in the terminal. Is ...
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compatiblity with Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 (on tablet)

I hold a Dell Venue Pro 11 7130 with the following integrated network adapter: Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260. My aim is using Linux in live mode on it. Most of the distros I've being running so ...
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WARNING: at net/ipv4/tcp.c:1654 tcp_recvmsg

Our Linux based device (3.7.2) experiencing following issue when we try to do FTP or SCP over WiFi Connection. Same will work on Ethernet Connection or on TFTP. Here is the dmesg log for this issue: ...
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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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Can't seem to connect to my home wifi

I have just installed my school's Blinux and wish to connect to my homes wifi. It's a WPA2 - Personal / AES connection with (of course) a password. But when I use wpa_gui to add a new connection, ...
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Cannot connect to wireless network after switching to monitor mode

I am now unable to connect to the internet, or any network, for that matter, after switching to monitor mode: airmon-ng start wlan0 This is the tutorial I was following: Cracking WPA2 wifi password ...
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What USB/WiFi dongle chipsets does Linux support in Client/AP mode?

I had a laptop a year ago which had a wireless card (Atheros QCWB335) which supported creating a virtual interface to broadcast a SoftAP network while retaining a connection to another access point ...
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Determine signal quality or signal strength through hostapd or iw

I would need to retrieve the signal strength through hostapd or iw of my Access Point (AP) device which I am using with Linux. I don't know how to do so through hostapd because the dump_file has been ...
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FPV Wireless camera connection problem

I have Kali Linux installed on my PC, and I am trying to connect to a certain WiFi network operated by an FPV camera on my drone, the problem is, that my PC can't connect to the network, while my ...
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Get and set IEEe 802.11 wifi protocol (a/b/g/n …)

How can I see from the command line which IEEE 802.11 wifi protocol (a/b/g/n/ac/...) is used by the active wifi connection? How can I force the connection to a specific mode? I am using ubuntu linux ...
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How to send data from serial port over wifi?

I have microcontroller device which reads data from sensors and sends it via Serial to USB converter (ftdi232 cable). This Serial to USB converter is connected to ARMv7 mini-computer - CuBox with ...
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Unable to setup TL-WN722N or Unable to install/complete headers

I would like to set up the tl-wn722b WLAN Adapter. I have a Kali Linux version for a Raspberry Pi. I tried to follow this tutorial: ...
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Toshiba Satellite C55 -C5241 WiFi configuration on Debian 8 with Gnome 3.14

I'm using Debian 8 with Gnome 3.14. The laptop came with the PCI BCM43124 module. Right after the OS installation I was not able to see any WiFi devices. I followed these instructions and got it where ...
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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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My Fedora 22 unable to discover wifi networks?

It worked fine till yesterday all of sudden it is unable discover nearby access points.Even I tried to connect to manually it didn't work lspci | grep BCM 07:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom ...
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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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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 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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Secure WiFi not authenticating

I have Linux Mint 17.2 on a lenovo T400. It has the Intel 5100 AGN wireless card installed. At my university, there is an unsecure guest wireless SSID and a WPA/WPA2 secured SSID which authenticates ...
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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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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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No option to up TX-Power in Kali Linux

I want to make my TX-Power but I don't have the option. When I type iwconfig i get this: wlan0 802.11b/g link ESSID:"296033" Mode:Managed Frequency=2.437 GHz Access Point: ...
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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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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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Wireless interface only reachable when ethernet cable plugged in

I'm facing a problem that's about to drive me crazy. I'm running a Debian Linux distribution and currently trying to establish a connection to my wireless network (WPA2 security, wpa_supplicant ...
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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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Wireless can connect to network but I can't ping any address or browse the web

Edit: I have two copies of this card and when I try to make it work on an other computer with Debian 8 (freshly installed), I have exactly the same problem. I'm trying to install a wireless network ...
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Connecting to wifi in CoreOS?

I can't seem to find very much info on this pretty basic topic for CoreOS: How can I connect my laptop to the internet with wifi? I can't seem to find much of any information for how to connect to the ...
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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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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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Accidentally deleted my wifi device wlan0

I was trying to fix my wifi on kali linux the other day and was following some tutorial. That didn't work so I read somewhere that if I run this command iw dev wlan0 del After that command i cant ...
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Terminal commands equivalent to NetworkManager's “Use as Hotspot” option

I'm making a gui application which will control my laptop in order to make it act as a wifi hotspot. I may change distributions so I want to find a solution which will work generally for all ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...