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If you want wpa-supplicant to run using that config upon boot, then you should put the command in rc.local. As root, open up /etc/rc.local in a text editor and paste in your command: wpa_supplicant -i eth0 -D wired -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/mywired.conf -B Make sure that Systemd is running rc.local: sudo systemctl enable rc-local and reboot. Should work. ...


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Apparently these networks with web-based auth rely on MAC based access control post-authentication, so you can simply authenticate on a different device while spoofing your Pi's MAC address, and then your Pi should be able to get on the network. Got this tip from http://frankiejarrett.com/how-to-connect-apple-tv-to-a-hotel-wi-fi-network/


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I have 2 wireless access points too. Here's what I do: Have systemd start wpa_supplicant at boot. Put both access points in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. That looks something like: network={ ssid="Jan Vermeer of Delft" psk="SOmeThing" priority=3 } network={ ssid="Pieter Brueghel the Younger" ...


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The solution is to install an NTP client, and configure a script on the directories that have scripts to run after the interfaces go up. You would want to execute a script after the interface goes up. If In Debian do: $sudo apt-get install ntpdate The create the following script with vi sudo vi /etc/network/if-up.d/ntpdate and place in the vi file ...


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After messing around for hours I managed to cook something decent up using zenity and some sudoers changes. I'll give a step by step how I did it all, in case someone else is caught in the ugly situation of being on a linux distro that only has obsolete wireless networking software (like wireless-tools) without any easy way to get a known GUI like wicd... ...


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Those two errors of rfkill are by Rfkill, a tool for enabling and disabling wireless devices. Most of the time the kernel does not have rfkill enabled in it. And so there is no /dev/rfkill file present, and rfkill command will give errors like rfkill: Cannot open RFKILL control device Control device here means /dev/rfkill


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Just put your command in /etc/rc.local. Make sure it's on a single line. sudo wpa_supplicant -i eth0 -D wired -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/mywired.conf -B I assume that your connection is stable and not dropping. Do comment if your connection drops. I'll make a script. Have to sleep now.



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