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

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Can't connect to wifi. Only lo interface available

I'm running Kali off a USB on a Macbook Pro (late 2013 model). There is no ethernet on the Macbook so WiFi is the only option. First I ran iwconfig and realised there was an issue. root@kali:~# ...
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What exactly is an ifconfig dropped RX packet?

I'm seeing very high RX dropped packets in the output of ifconfig: Thousands of packets per second, an order of magnitude more than regular RX packets. wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Broadcom bcm4352 wireless on CentOS 7

I'm trying to set up CentOS 7 on a Dell Precision M3800 and can't get the wireless working - the only option under network settings is "wired". Any ideas how I can get a working driver? $ lspci | ...
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Persisting network names irrespective of network address

We are in process of developing custom linux device with unifil wifi card. Whenever we change wireless device with in device urules changing wlan index based on ATTR{address}. Is there a way to tell ...
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How to unblock wifi at boot?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. Each time my laptop boots, wifi is off (rfkill list states that Wlan0 is Soft blocked). Obviously, I can unblock it (thanks to the GUI, or command rfkill unblock wifi or ...
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rtlwifi/rtl8723befw.bin - Wireless stop working, then laptop needs to reboot to get wireless back

Possible duplicate: "My Wifi drops the connection after a few minutes realtek8723be" which indicated this problem is a known bug My wireless stops working randomly when I'm using my laptop. Sometimes ...
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Setting up hostapd with a iwlwifi device to run a hotspot

I am trying to configure my opensuse 13.1 system to function as a hotspot (on my dell xps13 computer). So I tried setting up hostapd as explained here, but I get an error: hostapd ...
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isc-dhcp-server [ok] and running but doesnt seem to work at all

I am attempting to create my own Wireless Access point with compatible hardware and software. Running cmd service isc-dhcp-server start and service hostapd start on my Raspbian box returns Running ...
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Surface Pro Compatible Wireless cards and drivers

In reference to this post: Surface Pro Wifi Issues on Mint KDE 17 there doesn't seem to be any solution to fixing the wifi issues on the Surface Pro when running Linux. The Marvell card doesn't even ...
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5Ghz wifi band and a repeating prompt for a wifi password

When I log on to Ubuntu and try to connect to the Internet with the right password, the prompt simply disappears and comes back asking for the password again, I have tried connecting it to my phones ...
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How to use a alpha usb network adapter on debian

I have a Alpha Wireless and , i install debian on my desktop but the the problem is he didn't read the wirless connection , now i don't have a connection in my pc , so how can i make debian read the ...
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How to compile Edimax WW-7822UAC modules

I have a Edimax EW-7822UAC wireless USB adapter. Everytime I download the driver on the Edimax website, and follow the steps I am presented with the following errors: make ARCH=x86_64 CROSS_COMPILE= ...
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How to put Mac OS X wireless adapter in monitor mode

I'm searching for a equivalent of "iwconfig eth0 mode Monitor" in Mac OS. From man iwconfig mode Monitor does the following: "the node is not associated with any cell and passively monitor all ...
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802.11ac USB dongle support in Linux

(cross-post from Network Engineering community) Is it reasonable to expect to be able to get a 802.11ac dual-band USB wireless dongle to work correctly on Debian (wheezy) on an ARM platform (using ...
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Different behaviour over WIFI and LAN-Ethernet when connecting via VPN

I have some problems getting my internet connection working over the LAN, meanwhile over the WIFI, everything seems to work nicely with my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS machine. First thing I do is connecting to ...
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usb wifi adapter using ath9k_htc not working on linux

I have a TL-WN821N wifi adapter that is supposed to work using purely free software. It used to work when I used the Trisquel linux distribution but now when I have switched to Debian it does not ...
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wifi - maximum number of pending replies per connection has been reached

Sometimes, my wifi internet connection gets interrupted which i can see when the leds in the wifi modem goes off. Now, when the connection resumes (i mean, the green led starts glowing in the ...
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WLAN & Debian based Linux distros: Soft-enable WLan by default

It seems Debian based Linux's have wlan soft-blocked by default. I verify it on my Linux Mint laptop: even if you rfkill unblock all interfaces (in rc.local or in a service...): 2 seconds after boot ...
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Per user routing on wifi

I'm using vpn but i want to have one user that could access network not through vpn but using my real ip address. The problem is that all solutions i found by quick google'ing, for example this ...
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Fedora 15 won't remember wireless password

I just installed Fedora 15 beta with Gnome 3. I've done all the updates. The networking applet asks for the wireless password every time it connects. I found this bug, which says that the issue is ...
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Enable wifi monitor mode on Samsung Chromebook

I want to buy the Samsung Chromebook and use it with Ubuntu (12.10). I also want to play around with airmon-ng and thus want to use the wifi card in monitor mode. I didn't find any information if ...
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How can I get my wifi card TP-Link TL-WN722N to work in Kali-Linux Oracle VM Virtual Box?

I enter iwconfig and receive: I also enter in ifconfig and receive: I have already entered to make sure I have the updates apt-get update apt-get upgrade tl-wn722n is suppose to be plug and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Intel Advanced-N 6235 wireless monitor mode problem

As far as I know, iwlwifi drivers (and this particular wireless card) support monitor mode. The only requirement is to install the latest driver from ...
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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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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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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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Broadcom: not able to see my wifi

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a computer with a Broadcom BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY wireless card. After installing the proprietary drivers available from the Ubuntu repositories, I was able to ...
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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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To run modprobe for Wi-Fi at login

I would like to enable my wifi card automatically at the startup every time. However, the command below requires sudo. I see Hardware Disabled at the wireless connection which blocks the internet ...
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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 ...