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

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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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Wi-Fi working on and off, mostly off on a HP laptop - take two

I have a HP laptop with Intel Centrino 2230 N card. The system is Xubuntu 13. Wi-Fi works on and off. When it's down, it still connects to the network and obtains an IP address, but ping to the ...
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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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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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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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Wireless network bridge

I am trying to create a network bridge to allow virtual machines to use my wireless card to connect to my home network. My plan was to do something like: iw dev wlp12s0 set 4addr on brctl addbr ...
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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.
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Connect wirelessly to WPA2-Enterprise network via shell

I need to connect to a WPA2-Enterprise connection wirelessly through the shell but cannot figure out how to do it. I have researched and have found many results for WPA2-Personal and even WPA2-...
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WiFi active and connection ok, but no eth0 or wlan0

I'm on Fedora, and trying to find my local IP address, so I ran ifconfig -a and got back the following: lo: flags=73<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING> mtu 65536 inet 127.0.0.1 netmask 255.0.0.0 ...
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WiFi Drivers for Kali Linux

I'm new to Linux operating system and I have Kali Linux installed along Windows on my Laptop. I don't know how to connect to WiFi in Kali Linux. When I press the network settings I get Wired ...
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WIFI Broadcom BCM43224 not connecting in linux mint

I'm using the STA driver on Linux Mint and since two days ago my notebook can't connect using wifi, it keeps telling me to Authenticate. I tried to install the b43 driver without success. Here is the ...
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loading ath9k_htc kernel driver fails

could someone please point me in the right direction to get my external wireless stick (TL-WN722N) working on my Xperia Neo (haida) smartphone? So far I've done the following: I downloaded ...
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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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How to solve adapter does not support AP (master) mode problem?

I have intel centrino N1000 wireless card. I am able to setup "wifi hotspot" with windows 7. But I am not able to setup "wifi hotspot" in ubuntu though I am able to connect to other wifi devices and ...
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dnsmasq - different subnet by wifi SSID - how?

I'm using dnsmasq on an ubuntu 14.04 server as my DHCP and DNS servers on my LAN. This device has only 1 ethernet NIC. I want to setup a wireless Access Point with multiple SSID's. The wifi AP and ...
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What are the most reliable wifi commandline tools? iw vs wpa_cli vs nmcli

I am exploring a few low-level tools for connecting to wireless networks, and I found the following tools (with useful documentation/tutorial links): iw wpa_cli nmcli I cannot seem to find a ...
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Switch to a specified WiFi network via bash on a Mac

I try to connect to a specific WiFi network in a bash script on a Mac. Two things I want to achieve: Connect to the specified network. I have tried networksetup -setairportnetwork en0 [network_ID], ...
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kali linux BCM43142 wifi problem [duplicate]

I have installed kali linux 2.0 on usb and after hours i installed my wifi ( Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n) driver But I'm unable to start monitor mode. When I execute : airmon-ng ...
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Connecting to wifi network from Fedora 22 Server

I've installed fedora 22 server from a DVD and in the setup I could connect to wifi network and apparently did so. However, on reboot, the server is not connected to the wifi network. I've also tried ...
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How to install b43-firmware on arch without internet access?

I currently don't have wire internet access in the PC I'm trying to install arch to, but my other PC (win7) can access the internet just fine. I tried downloading the b43 package from the AUR and copy ...
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debian jessie backports wifi and bluetooth

I am running debian 8 and I need to update bluez and the debian kernel. Bluez needs to be above 5.23 to get a bluetooth with LE or smart bluetooth device to work. I am on a mac and I need to install ...
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Kodibuntu Wifi driver [closed]

I have a tp-link mini wifi adapter. Model nr: TL-WN723N I've installed kodibuntu on a netbook of mine and to my bad luck,I couldn't get the wifi to work. So I bought this dongle.The dongle doesn't get ...
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Kali 2.0 Reaver 1.5.2 EAPOL request times out error (code: 0x02)

Hi and thanks very much in advance for any help. I am new to Kali and reaver and am encountering an issue with EAPOL requests getting stuck. To explain the whole situation, reaver itself won't ...
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Can't connect to WLAN with netctl

I can't connect to a WiFi network. I tried various methods such as wpa_supplicant and wicd. At the moment I'm trying netctl. When I enter the command: systemctl --type=service I see the following ...
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Fedora make command broken, kernel mismatch

On a new Dell Inspiron 3521, I tried installing Linux. First try was Ubuntu, but couldn't get the WiFi working. After trying all sort of things and commands, some errors started to show. I then ...
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Letting a device access the Internet through an Ethernet port via a laptop [duplicate]

I have Internet access to my laptop, over Wi-Fi. I have connected a device with an Ethernet port (with an Ethernet cable from my laptop to the device), and set up a local area network between the two, ...
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Broadcom wireless monitor mode freezes system

I have a broadcom BCM43142 wireless card, and wish to enable monitor mode. I'm using the broadcom-sta wl driver, manually upgraded to the latest version. This card is not supported by the b43 driver. ...
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Lenovo Yoga 3 and Wi-Fi on Fedora

Can't seem to get the Wi-Fi to work. I'm rather new to Linux. $ lspci | grep -i broadcom 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) $ uname -...
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Linux Mint 15 WiFi hotspot options

I'm trying to configure a hotspot in my Linux Mint 15. There are no specific manuals for 15, but I found this video which describes hot to make a hotspot in Mint 14. Creating it in Mint 15 not much ...
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Specify driver for given device?

I have an interesting problem. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 (distro: elementary OS Freya). I have a MacBook Pro in a dock which provides ethernet over USB 3. The USB ethernet device id is 0b95:1790 and uses ...
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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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Creating a Wireless Network Management GUI workaround

I just installed Alpine linux, and it all went as smoothly as i'd hoped, except for the wireless networking (and XFCE's Power button and reboot buttons being greyed out, but that's irrelevant here). ...
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iw doesn't see wlan0

I have an EdiMax EW-7811un wireless adapter, but iw doesn't detect it. It's very weird because with iwconfig and ifconfig I see it, while with iw I get No such device (-19)
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USB wifi not working

I've connected AWUS036H usb wifi dongle. On the notebook I already have an internal wifi card using the iwlwifi driver (intel). This uses the rl2800usb and shows as (disabled) when viewing the list of ...
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kali's airmon-ng doesn't list out existing interfaces on mac

I am using Kali Linux on my mac inside of parallel desktop. When I type airmon-ng no interface gets listed. May be I am missing the right drivers for kali. How would I fix this?
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Able to connect to wifi fine in Debian w/GNOME, but in interface no networks are shown

I'm currently writing this on Debian, having connected to my wifi using commands from Terminal. However, the NetworkManager interface (top-right corner > Wi-Fi > Select Network) shows 'No Networks'. ...
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Linux: Command-line tool for easy change the actual wireless “connected to” network?

This question comes from the Software Recomendations StackExchange site . In a beginning I thought that was the proper place, but some people suggest this Unix forum fits better. When an ...
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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 208.67.220....
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Linux; run script when a specific host becomes reachable (logs in on AP)

I have a Debian Linux running on a RasPi. I'm looking for a way to run a script when another system becomes available on the network (aka logs in on my wifi AP). The AP is an AVM Fritzbox and as such ...
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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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Connect to WPA2-EAP with PEAP and MSCHAP v2

Trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian Jessy to the companies Wi-Fi. It's a WPA2-EAP network with PEAP and MSCHAP v2 authentication. The Encryption is AES and the SSID is not broadcast. I ...
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Can't connect to WiFi on Linux Mint, no password prompt

I've google'd around to no avail. I recently installed Linux Mint and in doing so I set up my wireless network at home, which works fine when I'm there. However, I'm now trying to connect to another ...
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How to use Wireless Network in Virtualbox?

I'm trying to enable Wireless on VirtualBox in my Ubuntu 14.04. I use a Kali Linux as the guest OS, but this OS not show the wi-fi when I connect it. After starting the guest OS, it still does not ...
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How to bridge a wireless interface with another wireless interface (both on the same computer)?

Basically I am trying to accomplish the following setup - wireless internet ---> wlan0 of Ubuntu computer "bridged to" wlan1 of same Ubuntu computer ---> device with wifi The reason for this setup ...
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Why wpa_supplicant doesn't get new ip when reassociate?

/etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf update_config=1 ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant network={ ...
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Create wireless access point and share internet connection with nmcli

How can I create a Wi-Fi hotspot with command line tool nmcli and share the ethernet internet connection to the wireless access point? Furthermore how can I start this automatically at boot? Is that ...
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Leoxsys nano wifi adapter installation in backtrack 5r3/kali linux 1.1.0

I have leoxsys nano wifi adapter 150mbps using chipset realtek 8188ETV. It works fine in windows but not recognised in backtrack or kali linux via vmware workstation 9/10/11. When i gave the command "...