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hostapd on Debian Linux opens WLAN Hotspot, but I can't connect to it

I have a Debian Wheezy machine with hostapd running. I want it to make a WPA2-PSK secured WLAN Hostpot. I can see the Hotspot from my Android phone, but every time I try to connect to it, it shows ...
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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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Auto disconnect from WLAN if unused

For Nokia N900 there is an app called AutoDisconnect which monitors the WLAN usage and closes the connection if the traffic is very low. I'd like to have something like this on my future notebook in ...
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How to make my RTL8191SU Wifi adapter go in monitor mode?

I recently bought this WLAN adapter on Amazon. I am trying to use it with Kali-linux, but it looks like it doesn't want to go in monitor mode: Error for wireless request "Set Mode" (8B06) : SET ...
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wpa_supplicant nightmares

i have been fiddling with wpa supplicant for days now and i've finally come to the point where i can't find any new leads on google. so here is the problem: i just installed a new tp-link tl-wn881nd ...
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Installing developer libraries for Fedora 19 without internet connection

I am trying to use Fedora 19 on my Lenovo yoga 13. A common issue with this setup is that the laptop's wifi does not work out of the box on any linux distribution yet. This question and also this ...
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Connecting to wireless USB adapter - Puppy Linux Wary

Trying to connect to my WLAN on an Acer Travelmate 2301LM. System installed is a Puppy Linux Wary 5.3. Since it doesn't have an internal adapter I'm trying to integrate a Netgear N300 ...
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Difficulties with connecting to WLAN with wpa_supplicant on a system rescue CD

My box epicly failed and I am trying to get online to begin the rescue. The very same config which used to work on my dead system doesn't work now and I cannot connect to WLAN using the same ...
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Wifite problem (loop when I execute)

I have just installed wifite on Debian GNU/Linux 8 (jessie). And when I execute it from Gnome-terminal started to loop prompting this: enabling monitor mode on wlan0... done How can i fix it?
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How to scan WLAN RSSI in command line?

How can I read out WLAN RSSI value for each radio channel from command line? Target system would be either Ubuntu 15.04 or Raspberry Raspbian. By RSSI, I mean the raw received power, before any WLAN ...
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Install usb wifi tl-wn823n on Debian

I need help installing my TP Link USB dongle on Debian Wheezy. I already tried a bunch of different things and nothing seemed to work. Here is the result of some commands: $ lsusb Bus 002 Device ...
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How can I make wlan0 show up automatically when I plug in my WiFi USB adapter?

Before I plug in the USB there is no wlan0: root@beaglebone:/mnt/etc/network# iwconfig lo no wireless extensions. eth0 no wireless extensions. usb0 no wireless extensions. ...
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Configure guessnet to switch automatically between LAN and WLAN

I want to configure guessnet and wpa_supplicant such that if I plug in my LAN cable, it connect to the network via the cable and if I unplug it, it automatically switches to WLAN and vice versa. I ...
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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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What live linux smaller 2GB and with pre-installed `wpa_supplicant` is suited best for Gentoo installation?

I have a mid-old laptop that I want to use for learning more details about Linux, so I decided for a first-time Gentoo installation. I can only connect via WLAN to internet with this laptop. My router ...
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Failure starting Wlan connection with wpa_supplicant?

I'm brand new to server configuration. I'm just a developer, so forgive me if I don't understand what you're talking about, if I haven't posted enough information, or if I don't understand your ...
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Need help with TPLink AC600 driver install

I need some help with installing these drivers: http://www.tp-link.com/en/download/Archer-T2U.html#Driver I'm new to Ubuntu, so i'm not too sure on what to do. Any help would be awesome! Thanks :). ...
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Why is setting up WLAN in Debian so hard? (compared to Ubuntu) [closed]

switching from Ubuntu 14.04 to Debian jessie (LXDE) on a ThinkPad T500 Lan (eth0) is configured in /etc/network/interfaces and works fine. After setting up LXDE i wanted to switch to WLAN and it ...
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Wlan configuration when there is a portal login

At a conference as we speak. Have a small embedded device running Debian that has no GUI. Trying to connect to confrence wifi which is open, i.e. no security, but has a type of web portal login page ...
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WLAN: get info about AP

I am troubleshooting WLAN connections from my laptop. I have several possible WLANs to connect to. When connection is established, I am unable to see to which AP I am connected. In my ...
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Why is my wlan0 interface on Angstrom (Beagleboard) “Not Associated”?

I'm installing a Angstrom (custom build, not the default build) on a Beagleboard XM. I can scan for wireless networks using iwlist and see the neighborhood wireless devices. I have set my SSID and ...
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Setting up a WLAN usb stick

I'm trying to make the WLAN USB stick connect to a wireless network. There was an official Linux driver available for download (v4.0.2_9000.20130911, which supports my Linux kernel version) and I ...
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wlan0 disappears after running airmon-ng on Android running Kali Linux

LG G3 Android 5.0 device, rooted with Linux Deploy app, Kali Linux 2.0 installed with all components. I'm connected to Kali Linux through SSH and trying to monitor wireless traffic. $ ifconfig ...
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How to Connect Different WiFi interfaces : 1 for external 1 for internal

I've built a Wireless Access point using hostapd and udhcpd. I have 2 WiFi dongles, one is used as wlan0 other is used as wlan1, I connected one of them to internet and other is keeping working as 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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How can I guarantee USB wlan0/wlan1 order? [duplicate]

From doing research, I think I understand that the order of wlan0 and wlan1 ( and so on ) is determined by the order that the USB devices are recognized. My question is whether or not this order is ...
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Possible causes for Arch WLAN connection breaking?

I have an internet connection that won't stay connected. My build: Arch x86_64 plain UEFI/BIOS install on USB mSATA SSD Network Manager dhcp is enabled at boot with static IP resolv.conf is ...
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Output of `iw list`: phy_x corresponds to what interface?

I have 2 interfaces wlan0 and wlan1. When I want to see the modes that support my cards I do iw list and I see phy0 and phy2. How do I know what information corresponds to what card? In other words, ...
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Run two interfaces on one network card

Is it possible to run two different network interfaces (e.g. being connected to two different wlan-networks) on one card in parallel on linux? If yes, how? If no, why not (I would be glad about a bit ...
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How build wireless-compat-old in-kernel?

I'm running linux 2.6.24 with custom patches from Freescale, on an embedded board. I want to use a usb wlan modem that uses the Realtek rtl8191su chipset. Realtek provides a driver out of tree, ...
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How can I find out why I can't connect to a WLAN?

I can connect to a WLAN with ESSID 75% Internet with my laptop, but not with my desktop computer (it also works with my smartphone, but not on my tablet). I can see the WLAN with sudo iwlist wlan0 ...
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wlan connection stops working when ppp 3g connection is running

I have ZTE MF669 modem and RTL8188eu wifi card. My wifi address is fixed (192.168.1.14). Modem gets address from 10.0.0.0/8 subnet. My wlan connection stops working when I connect to 3G network. I ...
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Why is my BCM43142 chipset is not recognised and device wlan0 not found?

I'm trying to setup the WiFi connection on my Lenovo B590 but I get the following error : ifdown: interface wlan0 not configured wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start ...
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Use iptable do redirect all the HTTP traffic to localhost

I use a Linux machine as WLAN Router with the help of hostapd and udhcpd. There's also an Apache web server installed on the same machine. Now I want to redirect all the traffic which comes through ...
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Wlan0 Static Ip bridge

EDIT: Even taking br0 out, still cannot get a static IP connection. I had the following /etc/network/interfaces configuration and it was working auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 iface etho ...
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FATAL: Module p80211 not found. RTL8192CUS WLAN regression under antiX 13.1 (Debian Wheezy)

The problem concerns a driver support regression for the RTL8192CUS WLAN chip under antiX 13.1, a Debian Wheezy (stable) based distribution. The chip actually resides in a Edimax EW-7811Un 802.11n ...
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Access Point configurable via Linux

I'm looking for a simple way to configure an external Access Point (IP address, SSID, WPA key, turn WiFi on/off, etc.) via Linux command line instead of the standard web interface that APs offer. ...
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installation causing error

I have downloaded g2ipmsg from http://www.ipmsg.org/archive/g2ipmsg-0.9.6.tar.gz while installation this package it causing some error checking for G2IPMSG... configure: error: Package ...
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FreeBSD Broadcom BCM43225 Setup

I'm new to FreeBSD, it's working fine one my Laptop. Only problem is, that my wifi device isn't in ifconfig so I can't use it. I tried a lot of reading but I couldn't get it to work. How can I get my ...
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airmon-ng disabling my internet connection

I am not really familiar with aircrack but I am having this small problem , when i user airmon-ng start wlan0 it puts my adapter into monitor mode but i loose internet connection and the adapter looks ...
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Setting permissions on SMB

My router (Netgear DGN-2200-64) has a USB port usable as SMB storage (with the default firmware - I guess it's Linux under the hood). I plugged in an old flash disk (FAT formatted I think) & set ...
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No internet connection after uninstalling gnome [Fedora + Openbox]

I removed gnome(running bare openbox)and now lan and wlan both do not work anymore. I used this to set up my wifi before, but now it does not work anymore and insmod tells that the file already ...
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Itcpdump output - why is it showing an Ethernet status?

tcpdump -i mlan0 -n tcpdump: verbose output suppressed, use -v or -vv for full protocol decode listening on mlan0, link-type EN10MB (Ethernet), capture size 262144 bytes Why is this ...
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Problems setting up own Cloud Lab

I'm trying to set up an own Cloud Lab on a self-built server. Server details: Board: Gigabyte Z77MX-D3H TH CPU: Xeon E3-1245 v2 16GB Crucial Ballistix CL8 1600Mhz NETWORK: ALFA AWUS036H additional ...
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How to share a ppp internet connection over wlan interface on ubuntu?

Im using a 3G USB huawei modem to get access to the internet, therefore, i have an active ppp interface addressed. I want to share this access with my wlan interface so that every device that will get ...
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Share wlan connection to ethernet using command line

I have a wlan1 connection that I want to share to other computers on my LAN (via Ethernet - eth0). As this is somehow a temporary solution, I want this to be done by a script, so that I do not touch ...
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My wlan1 shows 2 different ip-addresses

I have a raspberry pi which I'd like to use as a router and access point. I have a working eth0 connection and a working wlan0 connection. However, something is wrong with my wlan1. I noticed the ...
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Cannot get TP_LINK / TL-WN823N / Realtek 8192cu usb wireless adapter to be utilized on Debian Wheezy

I have a TP-LINK TL-WN823N wireless usb stick (Realtek Module 8192cu) for my desktop. I cannot get the network manager to use it. Wicd says no wireless networks found and the standard network monitor ...
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WLAN not working on Fedora22, Broadcom BCM4352

I've seen this quite a bit on some forums, none of the presented solutions have worked for me. Here are the outputs for running the following commands in terminal: uname -r 4.1.7-200.fc22.x86_64 ...
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Failed to bring up wlan0

I'm running Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi 2. I have bought a wireless dongle, and I would like to configure both the wired and wireless NIC with a static IP. This is the content of my ...