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

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Linksys AE3000 install on linux

I bought a Linksys AE3000 wireless adapter hoping I could use it on my Ubuntu 12.04 box. I found a website that walked through using it, but it didn't work. I edited rtusb_dev_id.c to add: and then ...
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wireless connection from desktop to proxy

Unbuntu >> Unbuntu Proxy (Squid-configured) >> router >> Internet Router works fine, each Linux box has wireless card working fine. Proxy is hardwired to router. I need 2 Linux boxes to talk ...
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WiFi Adapter usb - Device not managed

I recently tried to use my ALFA AWUS036H (USB WiFi adapter) on my Debian distro. The adapter is supposed to work out the box on Debian, RT8187L driver is supported, but Network Manager says Device ...
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Kali Linux - Wireless Adapter: airodump-ng wlan0 - Error

I am doing a project on Kali Linux's airodump-ng command. Though, whenever I try to execute this command on a virtual machine (Virtual Box) with a Wireless USB adapter, I get this message as appose to ...
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WiFi suddenly stopped working

I have access to internet using a cable. I have an HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook and I'm on Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. $ ifconfig eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 08:2e:5f:73:8c:9b inet adr:192....
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Running a Sabrent PCI-802N Wireless Card on pfSense 2.3.1?

I have a machine running pfSense 2.3.1 which uses FreeBSD 10 as it's OS; I'd like to be able to run the following network card on it: Sabrent PCI-802N Ralink RT3062F PBG26220E0 It appears to work on ...
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Unable to see any Wireless networks

I am running into problems with my wireless card on Debian Jessie. It uses the wl driver. dmesg shows this error: ERROR @wl_cfg80211_scan : WLC_SCAN error (-22) I am unable to see any networks ...
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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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iwconfig wlan0 txpower 20 does nothing

I am on Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon. I am trying to boost my Wi-Fi signal well under our country specification. Suppose my maximum TX power allowed by our law is 20. Ok, now my integrated laptop card ...
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wifi chipset not detected on rPi 3 with gentoo

i've install gentoo on a raspberry Pi 3. The version of the kernel sources is 4.1.20-v7+. All works fine except for the wifi. When i load the module brcmfmac, it is loaded without complaint but the ...
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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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Wifi on/off button on TP-Link WR841ND

I installed OpenWRT into TP-Link WR841ND. Everything works as expected, but I can't get the wifi on/off switch working. I followed the guide described on the OpenWRT page for this router. Scripts in /...
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How to install wifi driver in Kali Linux

I have recently bought a wifi adapter for Kali Linux (running on vmware). The wifi is showing on Kali, but not working when I click on "Turn On Wifi" -- the same option appears as before. If this is ...
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why can't this CentOS 7 server see wifi connections?

I recently installed CentOS 7 as the sole OS on an Acer Aspire T. There is no GUI, as it is a server with a terminal-only interface. What do I need to do to get CentOS 7 to be able to see and list ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo Thinkpad Sl500) wireless driver not working

I just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad SL500 but the Wifi is not working, although the wired connection is still fine. Pastebin: http://paste.ubuntu.com/16020359/ Here are the results of ...
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PROLINK WN2001 driver for LinuxMint 15

I just installed LinuxMint 15 and have a desktop that I have installed a PROLINK WN2001 Wireless USB onto. The installation disk has only Windows drivers and now I am looking for a driver for ...
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b43 wireless driver error

I just installed Arch, and I noticed that my wifi range is very poor. I have to be about 10 feet away from the router for it to work. I also noticed that when I boot, I get this message: Support ...
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Why can linux not see usb devices present on startup?

I am trying to run linux (tails, which is based on debian) on a laptop (Lenovo 11.6 Inch Ideapad 100s) from a live usb drive. However, once I get past the boot menu, the mouse and keyboard stop ...
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Kali Linux wifi issue

I've just installed a linux Distro (Kali) and this is the only place I know to come for help with it. I installed Kali on my Compaq laptop, as it's the only laptop I have and won't use my windows ...
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Wifi stopped working without apparent reason

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa in a Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop. Wireless connection has been working for years in this laptop in different linux distros with proprietary Broadcom driver. I formated my ...
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wifi failed to start with Arch Linux on laptop

I just installed Arch Linux. Wifi worked fine for me on installation but as soon as I rebooted, I received failure messages when trying to connect to my router. When trying to access my router ...
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Can detect but not connect to 5ghz?

One night I found out that I could no longer connect to my 5Ghz network. It happened rather suddenly. My fear is that it's a problem with the card, because I also cannot connect on Windows. I can see ...
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Fatal: Module ndiswrapper not found

Getting the following error message: Fatal: Module ndiswrapper not found Problem is I did install the ndiswrapper module. I even uninstalled and re-installed it. Still nothing. Any reason? On ...
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BackTrack USB Wireless adapter drivers issue

I purchased USB Wireless adapter which runs smoothly on Windows and Ubuntu, but in BackTrack it's showing me a Bad password issue. From my reading I guess it's driver issue which BackTrack Kernel don'...
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Arch Linux Ethernet to WiFi bridge

I want to use a Raspberry Pi running Arch Linux to extend my WiFi network. My situation is that I have a spare WiFi router that I want to use to expand my WiFi reception range as well as give me a few ...
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WIFI over SDIO over USB - Do I have to reflect that in the device tree?

I am currently extending an embedded hardware platform which runs a linux kernel 3.16. I want to connect an external SDIO controller to the USB bus, and then run a WIFI module using that SDIO ...
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setup wireless router using systemd-networkd *.network files

I would like to configure an embedded device to behave as a wireless router, and I would like to achieve it preferably using networkd configuration files. I have two *.network files, a wired WAN ...
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How to use a D-Link usb network adapter on debian

I have a Debian (squeeze) desktop, and I need to use a D-Link 150 USB Wireless Network Adapter. So far I've done this: $ lsusb ... Bus 001 Device 006: ID 2001:3c18 D-Link Corp. ... After looking ...
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Unable to change bitrate on wifi adapter

I'm having issues with my Belkin N-300 USB wifi adapter. I can connect fine, but about a week ago the connection started getting very slow and regularly drops. Bringing the interface down and back up ...
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why wifi not working if the wlan0 conflict with vmnet1 (192.168.43.x)

The wifi works on my cellphone, just not working on my laptop. Then one day, I found that the wlan0 and vmnet1 have the same broadcast and mask. Can i modify the ip address of vmnet1?
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device eth1 does not seem to be present

fedora-3 (I know, it is ancient, but this is my sandbox where I look under the hood), udev-039, kernel 2.6.27, configured and compiled by myself. I'm using pci wifi card with ath9k module. Kudzu ...
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802.11 Duration Field Reset to 0 By Wireless Driver

I am trying to send out custom, raw 802.11 frames using an Alfa AWUS036H with USB driver rtl8187. This is possible using tcpreplay, hexinject, or a number of other Linux utilities. A custom PCAP file ...
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Mint eth0 not showing

I've recently installed Linux Mint on a fairly old laptop (Dell Inspiron 1501, sorry if that makes you cringe), and I managed to get it to work ... for the most part. However, I ran into the issue ...
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/etc/network/interfaces automatically startup pppoe on wireless lan (wlan0) on boot and also make it persistent

I do have the following setting OK in /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 auto dsl-provider iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.XXX.XXX netmask 255.255.255.0 broadcast 192.168.XXX.255 wpa-ssid ...
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NetworkManager (applet) - After click on network no window or error

I have a problem with NetworkManger, or to be specific with the nm-applet. When I choose the WiFi network I want to connect to nothing happens. The terminal window I opened nm-applet shows some ...
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How can I fix Wifi with my Broadcom BCM43142 card?

I use Fedora 21 on my new Lenovo Yoga 2 11" laptop. I have a Broadcom BCM43142 wireless card: 01:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) ...
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Broadcom BCM4352 Wifi + Fedora 22 + kernel 4.0.4-303

~ lspci | grep -i broadcom 02:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4352 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter (rev 03) ~ rpm -qa |grep -- -wl kmod-wl-6.30.223.248-8.fc22.1.x86_64 akmod-wl-6....
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How do I configure Broadcom Wifi Drivers on Gobolinux?

2016-06-19 - Initial Post I'm having trouble setting up my wifi connection on GoboLinux. I already installed the propietary broadcom drivers. The wifi module is now recognized, at least. Using ...
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Getting Ubuntu to Recognize USB Wifi

So, I'm really new to Linux systems and have just downloaded Ubuntu on my other desktop. The problem I'm having is getting it to recognize the USB wifi, TP-Link AC600 Archer T2UH. I went to the ...
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Does chipset determine if wifi card will be supported under linux?

I'm planning wifi card upgrade and I've decided to look for router targeted hardware because of better specs. I found MikroTik mPCI-E module that features Atheros AR9582. I also found that Linux ...
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BCM4312 802.11b/g and Scientific-linux

I have a fresh Scientific-linux 6.1 install on a Compaq 610 notebook: lspci | grep Broadcom 10:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) But I can't see the ...
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Debian Jessie Wireless Driver Broadcom Restart (rmmod modprobe) BCM43142 [14e4:4365]

My Dell laptop, running Debian 8 (Jessie), has this wireless device: $ lspci -nn -d 14e4: 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) And it ...
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Wifi authentification window is wrong

I installed Ubuntu on my new MacBook Air. My wifi card detects all the wifi network. However when I try to connect to a specific one, it prompts me with an unexpected window. with this network, I ...
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Configure wireless network on FreeBSD: router shows wireless device is connected, but cannot ping

My issue looks similar to this one. I configure my Broadcom BCM4311 802.11b/g device on FreeBSD 10.3-STABLE like this: sudo kldload if_bwn sudo kldload bwn_v4_ucode sudo kldload bwn_v4_lp_ucode #...
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Kali linux no wlan0 interface

When I run Kali Linux on Virtual Box and run the airmon-ng command, I get an error message: ls: cannot access /sys/class/ieee80211/: No such file or directory and no interfaces are shown. My wifi ...
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Any way to list wireless clients in range

I'm looking to see whether it's possible to implement a staff 'in office/out of office' facility by tracking the active wifi (phones/tablets/laptops) in the building. Is it possible to return a list (...
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TP-Link Archer T4u: Unable to go to monitor mode

System: Kali Linux 2016.1 (hosted on Virtual Box) Wifi USB Adapter: TP-Link Archer T4u Chipset: Realtek RTL8812AU I have installed these drivers: https://github.com/abperiasamy/...
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WiFi card disappears after reboot, but not after cold boot

I have an Arch-based server (Zotac Nano, AMD Kabini-based) which doubles as WiFi access point using a miniPCI Atheros WiFi card. If I start it form cold boot (as in “it was off”), then everything ...
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Disable rate control in linux wireless driver

I need to evaluate the performance of a few wireless cards at different bitrates. I found out that "minstrel" algorithm continuously adjusts this rate. Can someone point me to 'how I can manually ...