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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Share WiFi internet over same WiFi adapter

I am trying to share internet through my WiFi adapter which is in use for connection to that internet. While I had Connectify license on Windows, I was able to do so: Internet from: My Wifi adapter ...
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Wi-Fi slow, then, inexplicably, fast

First some info: Laptop = HP Probook 450 G1 i5 Dual Boot Windows 7 Professional / Deepin (a Linux distribution based on Ubuntu) RAM = 8 GB Wi-Fi = Intel 3160 Okay, so I installed Ubuntu, but my ...
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How can I install Wi-Fi drivers in Kali Linux?

I installed Kali Linux on my Sony Vaio laptop (model number SVF142C1WW), but I had no wireless out of the box. Ethernet works fine, and I can connect to wireless networks normally from Windows running ...
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Configure OpenWRT as repeater

At home I'd like to configure one of my wifi routers to serve as a WI-FI signal extender. Since my main router is OpenWrt-based (Backfire 10.1.3), I'd like to use it for that purpose. I've looked ...
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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 ...
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How to set up wifi hotspot with 802.11n mode?

I have two computers running Ubuntu 14.04 (ok, one is actually Mint 17.1, but that's based on Ubuntu 14.04), and I am looking to use one as a wi-fi hotspot for the other. Both computers have identical ...
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How to make iwconfig fully work on embedded Linux

The target embedded Linux is ARM Xilinx Zynq, and I am working in CentOS to compile to ARM using Xilinx's tool. The target OS is working now and I want to setup the wifi using iwconfig. I downloaded ...
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How to install wireless drivers for Debian 8 on a MacBook Pro 8,2

I installed Debian 8 (Jessie) with a triple boot on my MacBook Pro 2011 15" (model 8,2). I had to add some options to grub to disable one graphic card and some other great stuff, but I finally ...
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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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How can settings for a WPA2 enterprise network be determined?

Is it possible to inspect the output of some command to determine the right settings for a given WPA2 Enterprise wifi network? If so, how? I've just been through the process of getting my university ...
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How to switch power save mode between PS Poll and UAPSD (WMM) modes in CLI?

I'm trying to figure out if there are any chances to switch on/off U-APSD power save mode at my laptop. Currently I found a command to switch power save mode on/off: root@host # iw dev wlan3 set ...
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Status of 5GHz support for 802.11 WiFi devs in BSD (2014)

To put it simply, 2.4GHz band doesn't work anymore due to the plethora of various Wi-Fi and other devices, whereas 5GHz is still almost entirely empty. Do any of the BSDs -- FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, ...
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Auto connect to a wireless network (Ångström Linux)

I am using Ångström Linux on BeagleBoard-xM. I have installed a RTL8188SU USB Wi-Fi adapter and configured it properly. But it doesn't connect automatically even though I have marked the interface as ...
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Ubuntu won't connect to university internet [closed]

My WiFi adapter shows networks in the area, but will not allow me to connect to my university Internet. Normally, on Windows, I connect to the Wifi by clicking connect. It shows it as connected, but ...
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AP randomly gets unreachable for the clients while hostapd is running

I got an old PC running as router which has 3 NIC and 1 wifi PCI card TP-Link L-WN751ND. This box runs Debian Wheezy, hostapd, dhcpd etc. The problem is that AP randomly gets unreachable for the ...
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Advanced-N 6205 wireless module problem in T430 notebooks

After upgrading a RHEL 6.6 (it was already on 6.6) the built-in wifi card couldn't see any wireless networks, the kernel module couldn't load and this was in the /var/log/messages Jul 2 10:21:47 ...
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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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My raspberry pi 2 can't connect to Internet yet it says it's on [on hold]

So I have checked my rasbian command prompt and it says my network is unreachable but it the top corner of the screen it shows the 3 out of 4blue bars lit up and it says I'm on it. I can get on the pi ...
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How do I authenticate to a wireless provider's “open” network without using a browser?

This sort of a setup seems to be common in shopping malls and airports. In Western Canada Shaw provides such a service and calls it "Shaw Open". I'm pretty sure other locales have similar services ...
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How to enable wifi using keyboard (Dell Inspiron 14r) in suse Linux 11.4

I have installed both Windows and SUSE Linux (11.4) on my Dell Inspiron 14r laptop. Both are working properly. I am facing one strange problem. I went to my Linux OS wifi was working fine and I ...
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My captive portal does not display OS' splash page. How can I do this?

I have created a Wifi access point on my server. I added such configurations: 1. some iptables rules to ensure redirect to a landing page (local web) 2. no ip forward. Machine : linux mint 17+, ...
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Impossible to have two network interfaces wifi and ethernet (as a backup) working together

I have a raspberry 2 with a wifi interface and an ethernet interface. wifi is my main connection with the ability to just plug in the ethernet as a backup method. I want to assign different static ...
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Kali Linux running in VMware problems related to Wi-Fi

Today I installed the latest version of VMware to run Kali Linux. All installation went fine, but when I started the virtual machine, I found that Kali Linux was already connected to the Internet ...
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Captive portal splash/login page, what is the norm? [on hold]

Ok, let s plan a captive portal. Allright, my Wifi point is done. My popup should appear, e.g. on iPad. But but but... Where should I place this page? how to name it ? What are the guidelines ?
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Captive portal detection, popup implementation?

Based on hostapd, I m building a captive portal. - My Linux Machine provides a Wifi access. - iPad's and Android clients-tablets connect this Wifi. Generally, any client OS check if a url is ...
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Network fail on FreeBSD: Ping to router fails, but router believes computer is connected

I have a TP-Link TL-WN851N wireless adapter, which is based on an Atheros device. When I attempt to connect to my WPA2 wireless network, ifconfig wlan0 tells me that the connection is 'associated'. My ...
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Linux Mint, is there a captive-portal software for?

Does Linux Mint 17+ has a software for doing captive portal? Amongst the provided list here, it seems none is mint-compatible.
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Virtual Wireless Access Point

Basically, I want to be able to connect to a wireless network from my laptop. Then, I want my virtual machine to acquire internet access via a bridged connection from ETH0 of the VM to the host’s ...
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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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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 ...
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How to conect wi-fi network without using GUI?

I'm using Ubuntu Server 14.04, but I want to connect wi-fi network without using GUI? Exists an software for that?
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Connecting to wifi network through command line

I am trying to connect to my WEP network just using the command-line (Linux). I run: sudo iwconfig wlan0 mode Managed essid 'my_network' key 'xx:xx:... hex key, 26 digits' Then I try to obtain an ...
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ath0 wi-fi connection breaks

Can't hold wi-fi connection in hostapd mode. Sometimes it's good, sometimes not, yesterday all day wi-fi works, today no chance even to connect. % more /etc/rc.conf wlans_ath0="wlan0" ...
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Slackware: wireless really slow

Problem: my wireless is run on 11Mb(sic!) I'm on slackware 14.1 iwconfig said wlan0 IEEE 802.11bgn ESSID:"ops!" Mode:Managed Frequency:2.472 GHz Access Point: ops! Bit ...
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How can I connect the BeagleBone to my wireless network using an ALFA AWUS036EW USB WiFi Adapter?

I am new to Linux so thanks for your help. This WiFi adapter isn't commonly used in the BeagleBone/Raspberry Pi world, but it is useful because it will allow me to attach a custom directional antenna ...
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Captive portal [HostApd] detection by the browser?

I'm using hostApd to develop a captive portal. My machine provides à Wifi (password free), and I plan the clients to get a popup saying "hello". You know, like the popup of wifi providers, asking for ...
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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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Mysterious disappearing static IP address on wifi interface under Debian?

With these lines in \etc\network\interfaces... allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.8.1 netmask 255.255.255.0 gateway 192.168.8.1 ... the interface comes up about ...
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Kernel driver for wireless adapter not in use

I recently installed Archlinux on my laptop, and as per the instructions on the Arch Wiki (https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Wireless_network_configuration#Check_the_driver_status) I checked the ...
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SSH: connection refused to wlan, works when i plug wired lan and unplug

If i do: ssh 192.168.1.8 //my wlan0 connection i get: ssh: connect to host 192.168.1.8 port 22: Connection refused However, if i plug the LAN, i can ssh to 192.168.1.7 (wired ip). And after ...
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Archlinux ARM7 3.14.44-1 + wifi dongle R8188EU not working

I'm struggiling to get my TPLINK wifi dongle work in Archlinux ARM64. I start with netctl start tplink, which tplink being: Description='A simple WPA encrypted wireless connection' Interface=wlan0 ...
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Fedora 18: Unable to connect to a WLAN network

I'm using Fedora 18 with the LXDE desktop. I seem to be unable to connect to any WLAN network. The network manager applets seem to accept only WEP but no WPA encryption. Am I missing something, or ...
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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 ...
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Enable Wi-fi on Kali Linux

I just installed Kali Linux on Dell Inspiron 1545, and am unable to get wireless connection. I attempted the following root@kali:~# lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 0c:00.0 Network controller [0280]: ...
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Connecting to iPhone Personal Hotspot

I'm currently trying to connect my Debian laptop to my iPhone's personal hotspot (WPA2). I've followed all of the instructions from this site up to and including sudo wpa_supplicant -B -D wext -i ...
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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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How to detect, find and install a missing firmware [duplicate]

Context Today I installed Debian 8 on my HP Pavilion Notebook PC, during the installation (specifically during the network setting up), the the system prompted: Hardware needs non-free firmware to ...
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Letting a device access internet trough ethernet port via a laptop [duplicate]

So i have internet access to my laptop, over wifi. I have connectd 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 ...
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How to use the same Wi-Fi adapter to connect to a wireless network, and broadcast an AP at the same time?

I have a Wi-Fi router that runs OpenWRT. It connects to my home Wi-Fi and uses it for Internet access. At the same time, it broadcasts an access point itself and it is bridged with its LAN so other ...