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Questions tagged [wifi]

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

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Trouble connecting to open wifi networks in Arch Linux

I have two open wifi networks in my builds, call them A and B. I have lived here for over two years and they have always worked, but now (after being away for a while) I've been experiencing problems ...
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How to read iw allowed interface lists?

Want to set up promiscuous Wi-Fi monitoring into Wireshark. Tried to do it like I used to with iwconfig, but this system sets me back to managed as soon as I bring the interface back up. I see online ...
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PureOS TP-Link WN725N RTL8188EU / BCM94312

Just installed PureOS Version 3.28.2 and I'm having trouble with getting WiFi working, I have an internal BCM94312 and I also have a TP-Link WN725N V2 which both I cant get to work. With the TP-Link ...
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command to see no of wifi clients/Mac address of clients connected to near by access points(SSIDs)

apart from airodump command can we use any other command to see how many wi-fi clients are associated to access points
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How to install wifi in Kali Linux single boot? [duplicate]

I have installed Kali Linux as single boot in Dell Inspiron and I am unable to use wifi. I have no internet connection to Kali Linux so apt etc will not work.
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Cannot connect to wireless wifi and cannot manually install drivers

I've been trying to set up SparkyLinux for the past hours, and I can't seem to get the internet connection working. I'm dual booting it on a USB through my Mac, and it seems that the drivers for my ...
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Why does Internet access stop if I change the IP address of a wireless USB adapter?

I have a USB wireless adapter which is eth1. When it is plugged in it automatically gets an IP address of 192.168.8.100/24 and routes automatically added: ip a output: 39: eth1: <BROADCAST,...
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systemd-networkd: DHCP OFFER not accepted from wifi AP

I’ve got two wifi APs and one station. Each AP got a DHCP server. I’m using systemd-networkd as DHCP client. AP1 : 11:11:11:11:11:11 AP2 : 22:22:22:22:22:22 station (jokobox) : aa:aa:aa:aa:aa:aa (...
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SSID of hostapd is not visible

I'm working on Ubuntu 18.04. ifconfig enp3s0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether 94:c6:91:1f:49:92 txqueuelen 1000 (Ethernet) RX packets 0 bytes 0 (0.0 B)...
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Wireless adapter doesn't work [on hold]

I installed linux mint and can't get my wireless adapter to work(mercusys mw300um). I run sudo iwconfig: lo no wireless extensions. wlxc8e7d8a7060a unassociated Nickname:"<WIFI@REALTEK&...
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Mint 19.1 Wifi Not Working

I just installed Mint 19.1 on a Lenovo Thinkpad 11e and, while everything else seems to be working well (except for one irrelevant issue), I can't get it to connect to Wi-Fi. No networks even appear, ...
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How to grep only the channel number

From : sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep Frequency I get Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1) Frequency:2.412 GHz (Channel 1) Frequency:2.462 GHz (Channel 11) ...
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No access point available, elementary OS Macbook [on hold]

I have just installed elementary os on my 2010 macbook pro I cannot connect to wifi,I get "No access point available" I have a broadcom 802.11 and I installed the latest driver bcmwl-kernel-source 6....
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Install driver for Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 on lenovo ideapad 320 running debian 9 stack [closed]

install the firmware-atheros deb package wget http://ftp.br.debian.org/debian/pool/non-free/f/firmware-nonfree/firmware-atheros_20180825+dfsg-1_all.deb dpkg -i firmware-atheros_20180825+dfsg-1_all....
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No WiFi adapter Found on Linux? [closed]

So I just got a new laptop and I already knew I wanted to download Linux on it. I did some research and decided on Ubuntu. After removing windows and installing Ubuntu 18.04.1. I tried to install ...
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Have to rmmod and modprobe every time I start up

I have got a raspberry pi and I've installed it correctly the 8821cu module for my Wi-Fi Dongle and it works ok. But every time I reboot the pi I have to sudo rmmod 8821cu && modprobe 8821cu ...
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Find Wifi encryption type

While I working on a shell script, I need to display SSID,Passphrase,Encryption-type of connected wifi. I got SSID & Passphrase in output but I unable to display encryption-type. Which command ...
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TP-Link TL-WN722N with Atheros AR9271 doesn't work on Debian 9 Stretch aarch64 (ROCK64)

I am trying to get my TP-Link TL-WN722N external USB wireless adapter with Atheros AR9271 working and I've tried everything I could find on the matter. I have firmware-atheros and all the firmware-* ...
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How to Compile a USB WiFi Driver from source code…? [closed]

I purchased a Wireless USB Wifi Adapter with a CD-ROM and instructions. The instructions are only for Windows, but the CD-ROM has folders for Windows, MAC, iOs, and Linux. I'm using Kubuntu 18.04 ...
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Why is my wlan device being renamed? [duplicate]

This is a selection from my dmesg: rtl8192cu 1-3:1.0 wlx10bef501e1cd: renamed from wlan0 wlx10bef501e1cd: authenticate with 90:94:e4:e7:99:cc wlx10bef501e1cd: send auth to 90:94:e4:e7:99:cc (try 1/3) ...
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Which resolv.conf is mandatory and how can I influence this?

When I use my home WiFi my Network Manager constantly loses connection to the right nameserver. It looks like it has lost the connection at all, but disconnect and connect manually gives me access to ...
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No Wifi adapter found? [closed]

I'm using ubuntu 18.4. My system froze and did a reboot, since then my wifi is not working. I tried the solution suggested in this question but to no avail. I have dual boot with windows and it's not ...
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Where is the network data is stored on linux system?

is there a way I can find information about my wifi connections? Which networks I was connected to and when? I had tried to look for this information under proc/net but found nothing. (To be more ...
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Discover WiFi driver with Ubuntu to install on CentOS 7

I installed CentOS 7 Minimal on a Yoga Pro 2. However, I'm not able to "up" the WiFi device w1p3s0 despite following numerous guides with ip link, nmcli and nmtui. The same guides work very well when ...
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Is it possible to configure WPS in create_ap?

I have a PC which can emit a wifi hotspot. Currently I can use create_ap to create a WiFi hotspot in 2.4GHz without problem. I also have a wifi extender which requires the wifi emitter to enter WPS ...
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How to convert USB to ethernet frames and back?

Is there some easy way to convert USB frames to ethernet packets and converting those back to USB frames? The Linux network and USB stack can certainly do the former. That's how USB ethernet / wifi ...
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How to inspect and filter USB packets?

I'd like to filter USB packets coming from a USB wifi adapter so that the computer can only see specific wireless devices i.e.the "firewall" would filter out everything coming and going to wifi ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 netplan configuration for WPA-EAP

Background I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 server (on a laptop, for development) and am trying to get my wifi configured to work with an WPA-EAP network. To enable Wifi I followed the guide Wifi on Ubuntu 18 ...
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Unable to connect to wireless after Fedora 28 upgrade

I was running a Fedora 27 machine with no problems. My upgrade to Fedora 29 had several issues, so I decided to upgrade instead to Fedora 28. Everything works great, except I can't connect to wireless....
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How I successfully installed the Asus PCE-AC68 WiFi card without Internet connection on Debian 9.6 Stretch

Like many people, I struggled installing the PCE-AC68 wireless PCIe card on Linux. One additional difficulty was that the computer had no possibility of connecting the web through Ethernet, since the ...
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Acer notebook freeze / sleep on boot Debian 9.5

When booting Debian 9.5 my notebook, Acer Aspire E5 - 573G sleeps for several minutes before the login screen shows up. It stops after the following lines: [ 10.686470] ath10k_pci 0000:03:00.0: ...
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Can not connect to eduroam [duplicate]

I am unable to connect to eduroam wifi at my university. I am running kali linux. I was able to connect 2 months ago before I updated the kali linux. However even back then, I was not able to use the ...
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Disable Wifi on Connection to Ethernet with NetworkManager

How can I disable my Wifi radio when I've connected to a network via Ethernet (wired), but enable the Wifi connection if I don't have a wired connection? Essentially, I want XOR switch for my wired/...
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USB WiFi card is not recognized as network interface

I have Lemaker Guitar board with Debian 8 based OS on it. The board has two network interfaces - ethernet and on-board WiFi chip. I need to use third interface - USB WiFi card. lsusb returns: Bus 001 ...
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DEAUTH_LEAVING error

I'm not able to manage this error [ 666.695694] wlan0: deauthenticating from xx:xx:xx:xx:xx:xx by local choice (Reason: 3=DEAUTH_LEAVING) I obtain the error only when I'm trying to connect to a ...
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Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) 64-bit doesn`t detect wireless

I can`t use my wi-fi on my dual boot laptop. In Windows it works perfectly, but in Debian it not. > ip a: 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN group default qlen ...
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Can I increase the maximum number of scans in iwlist?

There are very many APs. In my opinion, there are at least 200 APs in this field. Scanning with iwlist will only scan up to 128 scans. The debug information of wpa_supplicant is limited to a maximum ...
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I can't connect my Android Devices to my Wifi Hotspot in Linux Mint LMDE 3

I recently installed Linux Mint LMDE 3 on my PC, all normal until today, when I proceed to configure my Wifi Hotspot, I put the SSID of the network, the password, and the surprise? no device has a ...
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Wireless USB adapter (TL-WN821N)(V5) does not allow “monitor mode” in Kali Linux [duplicate]

My computer is running Ubuntu 18.04. I am running Kali(4.18.0-kali2-amd64) Linux on Virtual box. When I plug in the USB, it is recognised by my Ubuntu machine in iwconfig and also allows me to ...
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How do I connect to WiFi if it is grayed out? [duplicate]

Typically I can connect both the grayed out networks with an username and a password. However, on debian-based raspbian I have the problem. How can it be overcome?
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Intel Dual Band Wireless AC 3168 slow on linux kernel versions below 4.16

I have an Acer laptop which has the wireless card mentioned in the heading. I found out that while it is slow on the default kernel in Linux Mint 18, the WiFi speeds became normal when I installed the ...
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How to reload NetworkManager after installing NetworkManager-wifi

I have a wireless card installed and nmcli reports that it is "unmanaged" with text in red that a "plugin is missing". Googling around led me to identify that I need to install the requisite "...
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How does the kernel find and initialize (wifi) network interface devices?

When initializing the system how does the kernel, or the Berkeley Sockets system identify and initialize network interface devices? On my Raspberry Pi Zero W, the wifi chip is connected as a device ...
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List a device's access points using NetworkManager's D-Bus API

When asking nmcli for the list of wifi access points (i.e., nmcli d wifi), I get 5 answers. When using the D-Bus API, I only get 1 no matter how often I try. $ dbus-send --print-reply --system --...
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How does Linux find/configure something like 'wlan0' when it is not a device that appears in /dev?

(On raspberry pi zero w, kernel 4.14y) It seems the wireless adapter chip isn't a device in the /dev fs, but is the name of something that 'ifconfig' knows about. I understand that this is an ...
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debian - connect to wifi automatically when in range

I have a LeMaker Guitar with Lemuntu installed. My wpa_supplicant.conf file looks like this: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 network={ ssid="MySSID" psk=...
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DHCP Server IP Conflict Detection

I am setting an Wifi Access point. A common problem about this is that router or etc. could be giving similar IP address to client devices which will cause problems. My question here is that is there ...
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Realtek rtl8821ce wifi drivers for Ubuntu Budgie

I tried installing the endlessm and tomaspinho drivers because they're the only ones being suggested on here and the rest of the internet but I haven't been able to compile them. Does anyone here have ...
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Cannot connect to WiFi with nmcli, although secrets are provided

I am using nmcli on ArchLinux (version 1.14.5dev+17+gba83251bb-1 from the official package repository) to connect to wifi. This works perfectly for all wireless networks apart from this one Vodafone ...
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Debian refuses to switch to a different WiFi network

I have multiple WiFi networks in range that are set to automatically connect when available, in case one fails. Whenever I try to manually connect to one of them while being connected to another (for ...