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wpa_supplicant: where does it store its list of networks?

With wpa_cli list_networks one can print the list of networks wpa_supplicant has (successfully?) connected to. Where is this list stored? Is it possible to switch the store between two versions? I.e. ...
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wpa_supplicant problems

I am working on a device without NetworkManager or other niceties and am trying to connect to a WPA2 network. For some reason, wpa_supplicant fails to associate properly to all the networks I have ...
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Can not start wifi with systemd

With command netctl start wlp3s0-tian got error. Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad systemd[1]: Starting Networking for netctl profile wlp3s0-tian... Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad network[1019]: Starting network ...
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WPA supplicant dropping/disconnecting NIC in hotel wifi

TL;DR WPA Supplicant intermittently fails on my Raspberry Pi 3 when using a USB Wifi dongle. It appears to do this when "reconnecting" to or changing access points in the hotel. WPA GUI states: ...
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Failed to open config file '/dev/fd/63', error: No such file or directory for wpa_supplicant

When I do this: sudo wpa_supplicant -D nl80211,wext -i wlp4s0 -c <(wpa_passphrase "some ssid" "password") I get Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant Failed to open config file '/dev/fd/63', ...
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Hiding passwords in wpa_supplicant.conf with WPA-EAP and MSCHAP-v2

My wpa_supplicant.conf looks like this: network={ ssid="Some name" scan_ssid=1 key_mgmt=WPA-EAP eap=PEAP identity="my-user-id" password="(clear text password here)" ...
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trying to connect to eduroam with wicd or wpa-supplicant fails

I'm trying to connect to the local university eduroam wifi where I work with my Debian Jessy (xfce) laptop. The wifi is protected as WPA- EAP : TLS (using ssh key pairs .cer and .pem) I tried using ...
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Cannot connect to wifi with wpa_supplicant

I just installed Arch Linux on my laptop. So far I have only been able to connect to wired networks. When I try to connect to my wifi network with wpa_supplicant -D nl80211,wext -i wlp3s0 -C ...
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How to install Debian with a network that uses WPA2-Enterprise MSCHAPv2 EAP-PEAP (username/password)?

I am currently trying to install Debian on a laptop and due to firmware incompatibility, I am using the non-free netinstaller which can be found here. I cp'd it onto a USB (not a partition) and booted ...
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Understanding wpa_supplicant

TL;DR. I need help getting to the bottom of: why there are errors related to ioctl when using wext driver, why I'm not able to use nl80211 driver. When running wpa_supplicant I get weird errors ...
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Connecting to WPA network in FreeBSD

For whatever reason I am having a very annoying time just trying to connect to a network in FreeBSD. So the question is how would someone manually connect to a wireless WPA network in FreeBSD 11.0? ...
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rtl8812ae Wifi Connection Instability in Debian Jessie

I just added a D-Link DWA-582 PCI-e WiFi adapter using the Realtek RTL8812AE chipset. I confirmed the support for the chipset at https://wiki.debian.org/rtl819x#rtl8821ae . I have installed the ...
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Failure to connect to hidden SSID with WPA Supplicant on Debian?

I asked a similar question the first time I did this. It can be found here. I tried to streamline the process this time. I got the hardware ID of my WiFi-Dongle on my windows machine, and searched ...
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Using wpa_supplicant to select an access point

I have two access points in my home, and I connect to either one of them depending on which one I need. One runs behind a Tor router, the other is my normal access point. Can I use wpa_supplicant to ...
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wpa_supplicant -u doesn't work, wpa_supplicant -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf works

Arch linux, up-to-dayte system, Dell Precision M6300 laptop. Short question: Why does wpa_supplicant -u (as run by systemd) not let built-in and USB wireless interfaces work, but wpa_supplicant -c ...
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debian jessie 8.2 manually install wpasupplicant and dependencies

I have to manually install wpa_supplicant in order to connect to my router and get internet connection The only chance that I have at the moment is to manually download the files in my usb stick from ...
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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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Log the time when raspberry pi connects to wifi

Is there a way to get the last time my raspberry pi connects to the wifi network defined in wpa_supplicant.conf? Thanks
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TP-LINK Archer T2UH wifi fastroaming on Linux slow or sometimes cannot connect on AP

we are running this on Linaro Ubuntu on ARM. We are using a TP-LINK Archer T2UH USB dongle attached to the ARM board connected to a 5Ghz-only network with 6 to 9 APs configured to share the same ...
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Kali linux run airbase-ng along with wpa_supplicant

I have a notebook with installed kali linux with a built-in wireless card and I have also an external USB wireless adapter. I'm able to connect to networks with both of them, and I have no problems ...
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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 ...
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copying wpa_supplicant to target platform

I have had a problem with this old PC since I got it, it's a very early 2000's Dell PC. I'm talking 512mb of RAM, THAT old. It had Windows XP on it, which I wiped and replaced with Kali Linux 1.1.0, ...
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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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Connect to WPA2 encrypted WIFI using wpa_supplicant without GUI in Linux

I tried almost every single tutorial I have found on how to initiate a WiFi connection without being in graphical mode but without any success i get the same error messages all the time - Invalid ...
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Connect to Computer-to-Computer wireless network created in Windows

I've recently installed Fedora 22. And I need to connect to the computer-to-conputer network with the shared Internet, created in windows 7. I was able to connect another Windows 7 laptop so ...
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how do I manage dependencies for this manually installed rpm file?

How do I manage the dependencies while manually downloading and installing these rpm files? Googling the names of the rpm files results in differently-named rpm files. I cannot use yum install ...
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How can I use wpa_supplicant so that it asks for SSID and password for the first time only

How can I use wpa_supplicant so that it asks for SSID and password for the first time only and later it uses previously stored information.
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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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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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How do I disable waiting for wpa_supplicant lease at boot?

I've setted up wpa_supplicant, but it waits for lease at boot. When I haven't setted up a WiFi network, then I can't boot. So how do I disable waiting for wpa_supplicant lease at boot on Debian?
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wpa_supplicant unable to set essid and other parameters from config file

I'm not able to use wpa_supplicant to set the essid and other parameters on the wireless interface. Using -Dwext throws ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT] $ sudo wpa_supplicant -B -i wlan0 -Dwext -c ...
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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 ...
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Manually connect to Wi-Fi access point (AP) despite preconfigured APs in wpa_supplicant

I have special demands and need to manually control which Wi-Fi access point I connect to on my Linux machine. The machine is a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian (Debian) but I don't think the hardware ...
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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 prevent wpa_gui from minimizing to systray after closing its window

The issue with wpa_gui I have nice networking setup of wpa_supplicant roaming + dhcpcd autoconfiguring the interface, both running in the background. It works very well, but the issue is with the ...
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WPA_Supplicant bgscan doesn't populate scan_results

I'm using WPA_Supplicant 2.1 with Wext driver, on a custom Linux 2.6.27 kernel. The issue is that bgscan fails to populate 'scan_results' other than the network that wpa_supplicant is currently ...
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Wireless configuration issue in centos 7

I am trying to enable usb wlan, TP-Link TL-WN722N, during boot. I am following instructions from CentOS wiki. Briefly, I modified the /etc/sysconfig/wpa_supplicant and ...
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CentOS 7: Can't connect wifi using wpa_supplicant

I recently got a new wireless card, specifically Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 WiFi Bluetooth Half Mini Card. Previously I had been connecting with ethernet so this machine has never been on the ...
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Simulating Signal Strength Changes to wpa_supplicant

I am working on a research project whose goal is to make testing alternative fast WiFi handoff (akin to 802.11r) protocols/algorithms easier. The way I plan to accomplish this at a high level is to ...
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dhclient appears to give address but interface does not get assigned it

I am trying to connect to wifi using wpa_supplicant. I use this config: network={ ssid="guest" #psk="guest" psk=<numbers> } I also tried this config: update_config=1 network={ ...
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wpa_supplicant gives rfkill errors upon connection?

I have not used wpa_supplicant before, so am confused as to whether a valid connection is being made. I used wpa_passphrase to get a psk and made that output my wpa_supplicant.conf. I then connect ...
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How to automatically apply wpa_supplicant configuration?

To authenticate in a corporate network I have to run the following command: $ sudo wpa_supplicant -i eth0 -D wired -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/mywired.conf -B The configuration script loaded thereby ...
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wpa_supplicant nl80211 hangs linux mint frequently

My Linux Mint system (17 Cinnamon, lenovo g565) hangs up frequently during work (say, 2-4 times a day). It may look different - white screen, black screen, screen freeze. Checking syslog after hangs ...
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How do I install wpa_supplicant on bare embedded (ARM) linux (3.0.8)?

Environment FriendlyARM mini210s Linux 3.0.8 armv7l Cross-compilling I need to install wpa_supplicant, how do I do that? Shall I get the source for wpa_supplicant and place it somewhere in my ...
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How can I enable wpa_supplicant on boot?

I'm trying to enable wpa_supplicant on boot in Fedora 20. I created /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and am able to connect to my wireless network manually by running wpa_supplicant -B -i ...
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Is there an /etc/network/interfaces option like wireless-ap except for a wpa-ssid/wpa-psk connection?

In /etc/network/interfaces (on Debian Linux 7.6 with wpa_supplicant), wireless-ap forces a specific access point for wireless-essid connections. Is there an equivalent option for wpa-ssid/wpa-psk ...
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Wireless networks not showing up on Debian Wheezy

This is is continuation of another post that is resolved now. Now I am actually struggling to get the list of wireless networks available. The Intel 7260 appears to be installed and detected ...
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Arch Linux sudden wifi disconnects and unable to reconnect

I have a problem with my wifi internet connection that is secured by WPA. I have moved to a new location. I had set up a working internect connection but lost the connection after about an hour and ...
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Command to print name of SSID to which I am connected

Is there a simple command to find out to which Wi-Fi AP I am connected? I have several networks configured in my /etc/wpa_supplicant.d/wpa_supplicant.conf, with assigned priorities, and depending ...
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Where is/should be created wpa_supplicant.conf on Debian

I want to set my regulatory domain on debian stable but i can't seem to find wpa_supplicant.conf wich resided under /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf on fedora. Does anyone know where to find it ...