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

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Driver for Broadcom 14e4:43ba chip

I just got a Macbook Pro 12,1 which comes with the Broadcom 14e4:43ba chip (output from lspci -nn -d 14e4:). What I've tried First, I built the latest kernel (4.1.6) from source. According to this ...
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Wi-Fi drops, it's really complicated to autoreconnect? Raspberry Pi with Octopi/Octoprint

I loaded up Octopi, the distro version of Octoprint to a Raspberry Pi B+. I finally got things working and a few things printed, and then all of a sudden I'm greeted with a message in the interface ...
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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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Putting network interface in promiscuous mode (not monitor mode)

I'm looking to capture Wifi request probes while still associated with a network and otherwise not affecting that connection. I can successfully enable monitor mode but, of course, can't join ...
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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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Wireless connected but no connection

I'm running Fedora 22, 4.1.4-200.fc22.x86_64 and I'm not able to access the network through the wireless. This issue started recently and it happens at random times with random wireless networks. ...
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Error : segmentation fault

My centos 7(1406) giving an error "segmentation fault " while trying to connect to the wireless using nmtui. My other wireless network connected successfully. It has been connected while installing ...
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Can't find connected devices on wifi network

I've been having some issues with finding my devices on the network.. Ettercap & nmap and everything else I have tried does not find a host that is connected to my gateway? I have three devices; ...
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Wireless breaks after closing laptop

I am running Linux Mint 17.2 on a Dell Inspiron 6400 laptop. Since ndiswrapper failed to install the drivers for my internal network card, I am using an external usb netgear WN111 v2 card. It works, ...
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Ping not working in IBSS (ad-hoc) network on Raspberry Pi

I have five Raspberry Pis, each is equipped with an TP-LINK TL-WN722N (ath9k_hal). Together they form an Ad-hoc network. I setup arp tables on all the Pis over a ssh connection from my laptop. If I do ...
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WiFi connectivity keeps dropping

When using the internet, especially on sustained downloads, my internet connection keeps dropping, while my WiFi does stay connected. In dmesg I can see a lot of this: [ 3583.785369] brcmsmac ...
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Problems with connecting to wifi

Yesterday I have set up wifi connection on my BananaPro with bananian, a linux distribution based on debian 7. The connection was set up with 'wpa-passphrase' and then I have typed those information ...
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How to prevent wpa_supplicant from connecting to a network, while allowing other networks

Based on this answer I try to configure wpa_supplicant as follows: network={ ssid="known_to_be_bad" key_mgmt=NONE disabled=1 } network={ key_mgmt=NONE ...
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Intel dual band wireless 7260 not working on Kali Linux

i have installed Kali-Linux in virtual box, but i am struggling to make my wifi work for almost 3-4 days. i have tried few things, out of which best options are listed below : ...
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WiFi frequently drops, suspected driver issue

I'm running a fully up-to-date Fedora on a Macbook Pro. To get WiFi working in the first place, I installed akmods-wl as recommended. The WiFi works, but the connection keeps dropping. I've noticed ...
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Wifi driver on Kernel 4.x

I've upgrade my kernel from 3.19 to 4.1.5 but the Wifi driver don't work. Does anyone know how I can make it work? I've tried a few methods but it doesn't work. First method I've tried was to try ...
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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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Wireless interface not working in VirtualBox Kali guest

I have installed Kali Linux as a guest OS in VirtualBox. I have enabled the bridge adapter and wireless interface wlan1 to the VirtualBox, but I am unable to see the wlan interface in the Kali Linux. ...
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Who's messing with my router?

Recently, I've been feeling that somebody is doing bad things to my Access point. My wifi access point is "protected" with a hidden ssid, and a WPA2 password. Nobody granted access apart from me, ...
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Prefer wired over wireless for local subnet using NetworkManager

My wireless network is bridged to my wired network, so both have the same subnet. How do I tell NetworkManager to give the local subnet route on the wireless interface a higher metric than the route ...
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Laptop wireless not working following Linux install

I have an HP ProBook 4740s which came installed with Windows 7. I recently installed Linux Mint 17.2 on the laptop. Im not dual booting, the laptop now only has Mint on it. Since the installation, ...
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Sending data intermittently over Wi-Fi and/or 3G

I am working on an embedded Linux system that reads in data through a serial connection, stores the information in a local buffer, and sends the data to the local Windows server when there is a ...
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WIFI Connection with Live CD but not with installed OS

I am really confused and hope somebody could help me solving my problem. i want to install Kali Linux but the problem is, when i start it from the Live CD my wireless adapter works, but when its ...
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Wifi and wifi hotspot at once

I have wifi adapter TP-Link TL-WN722N I want to use it to access internet and to share wifi access point at once. I did it on windows 8: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid="APname" ...
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How to create wireless bridge connection with nmcli

Is it possible to create a wireless bridge connection (br0) for any wireless nic (wlan0) using nmcli tool.? End of the day system should have master bridge-connection(br0) that uses wlan0 nic as it's ...
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Unable to boot Linux Mint due to Wi-Fi adapter

I have a Lenovo Flex 2 14D notebook with AMD A8 processor and factory installed Win 8.1 OS. Recently I dual-booted it with Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon. However the boot fails all the time. I ...
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No wireless interface detected in Linux - Odroid

I can see the wifi on my Linux but no wireless interface is detected with iwconfig. I don't understand why. Has someone already met this problem ? root@odroid:/home/odroid# iwconfig wlan0 no ...
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Why is my WiFi card unclaimed by drivers in UbuntuMATE?

The title says the main issue, my Realtek 802.11n WiFi card isn't being claimed by the drivers from here. I installed led the drivers using the install.sh script given in the decompressed tar.gz. ...
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How to scan for wireless networks fast

I have written a script which scans for wifi networks with iw dev wlan0 scan and put the SSIDs in a file. Is there a similar tool wich works a bit faster?
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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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Disabling wlan0 adapter

Question: What is the terminal command behind right clicking on the wireless icon (Ubuntu 15.04) and then unchecking "Enable Wi-Fi" the box? Why am I asking it? macchanger just work for me when I ...
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Manually connect to Wi-Fi access point (AP) despite preconfigured APs in wpa_supplicant

I have special demands and need to manually control which Wi-Fi access point I connect to on my Linux machine. The machine is a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (Debian) but I don't think the hardware ...
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Linux WiFi CRDA SysFs Entries for Regulatory Domain

I'm using CRDA to set the WiFi regulatory domain on Linux with TI's wl18xx module to country code US. When I boot up I see the following messages confirming that I am loading the "cfg80211" module ...
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Wifi adapter not showing my network on mint 17

I'm new to Linux. Just recently installed Linux Mint 17 on Lenove edge 15 and lenove ideapad n580. However, in both of them wifi isn't working. Purchased Panda wireless wifi adapter. When inserted, ...
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debian wifi setup for failover

I do have a small pc(router_office) that runs debian wheezy (7) and it gets internet from wlan0 and acts as router for eth0 (NAT). Everything works fine. My setup is pretty simple in ...
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Arch Linux Wireless Problems

I've got a problem with my wireless connection, the wireless bar is always showing 3 bars, I am using NetworkManager with dhclient and the strangest thing happens, I am getting a huge lag spike every ...
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Keep losing resolv.conf configurations

Every time I reboot raspi, the resolv.conf file is cleaned. i normally added to this file the openDNS IPs as shown below: # OpenDNS IPv4 nameservers nameserver 208.67.222.222 nameserver ...
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Pinging between Mesh Network Nodes OpenWrt

I have two mesh nodes that I have configured to be on a mesh created using OpenWrt. I used the tutorial here to set that up. When I ran iw dev $MESH_IFACE station dump, I got the output that I ...
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WiFi is constantly trying to connect but getting disconnected

I am running Mint 17 with kernel version 3.16.0-38 on my Asus UX305FA. When I boot up, my WiFi tries to connect to the network, disconnects and tries again. I can see this in the syslog. My iPhone ...
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Simultaneously operate on multiple wireless networks

I'm running an Ubuntu 14.04 server. For an experiment I'm running I have the following requirements: -Receive data from multiple (3-4) wireless networks. -Machines on a network will only need to ...
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Wi-Fi disconnects very often

I have laptop "Lenovo s110" with Fedora 22. Wi-Fi randomly disconnects and can't autoconnect. $ dmesg ... [15066.713308] wlp2s0: authenticate with 78:44:76:58:69:ef [15066.742924] wlp2s0: send auth ...
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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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Does Realtek RTL8192SU driver support access point mode

Trying to set-up a Raspberry Pi as wireless access point connected to my router. Using a Realtek wireless dongle: lsusb: Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8191SU 802.11n WLAN Adapter Tutorials I am ...
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How to install wireless driver that i mentioned under fedora 22

İm trying to install this driver under fedora 22 https://github.com/kuba-moo/mt7630e but im unsuccess.My wifi card is mt7630e and looks like this driver's makefile built for ubuntu can anyone assist ...
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Hostapd error nl80211: Could not configure driver mode

Hostapd keeps giving me this error: nl80211: Could not configure driver mode nl80211 driver initialization failed. hostapd_free_hapd_data: Interface wlan0 wasn't started I'm on Debian 8. I ...
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Tunslip deactivates WiFi in raspberry pi B+ board

I'm using Contiki operating system with Cooja to simulate a sensor node network. And I'm trying to capture the ip packets it's sending in a Raspberry Pi B+ board (through USB) using tunslip6 and a ...
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Setting up connection to WPA2 Enterprise (PEAP/MSCHAPv2) with two-level certificate

For a long time, I have been able to use NetworkManager + wpa_supplicant as configured in Debian 7 to connect to a secure wireless at work (which is WPA2 Enterprise, with PEAP + MSCHAPv2 ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Network Card not working on Chromium OS

I use the Lenovo ThinkPad E550 with Realtek rtl8723be network card and the wifi works perfectly on Windows8.1 or Ubuntu 15.04 . Now , i run Chromium OS build by ArnoldTheBat on it . The ...
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bcmwl-kernel-source driver issues on install

I am installing Mint 17.1 (MATE) on my MacBook Pro Retina (due to it having much better hardware than my PC, on which I successfully installed Mint 17.1 in the past). I followed the instructions on ...
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detect interface name with perl

I want to detect the interface name (can't use udev because of hardware reasons) and do things according to it. Basically this should be a first check if the wifi device is able to "see" anything. ...