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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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My laptop doesn't detect my wi-fi

Recently my old dell laptop started to work very slowly, so I decided to install linux on it. I choosed debian (cause i like it). everything was ok, i installed drivers, programs etc. but when I tried ...
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Laptop cannot detect specific Wi-Fi network

My laptop cannot connect to the WiFi network of the café I used to work. The problem arose when I still had Ubuntu 18.04, I recently installed Debian 9 but the problem persists. Actually, the WiFi's ...
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Modules did not load correctly

I had tried to insert a “hello ,world“ kernel module in my Ubuntu: version 16.04. But it throws cannot stat './modules.order' : no such file or directory'. After that, I rebooted my system. Now ...
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Kali Linux 64 Bit (2019.1a Version) - can't connect to wifi [duplicate]

im running linux on vmware, my main pc has windows 10 and im able to connect to the wifi on it. for some reason on the Kali Linux when i first log in i cant find wifi on the settings bar, i can only ...
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RT5370 link is not ready

I am trying to add an RT5370 dongle (RA-WN110606C) to my Raspi CM3+. Unfortunately, I'm unable to make it work. I can see the WLAN appear when I execute ifconfig : wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,...
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What is the “Persistence Bit” iwlwifi

When booting I am receiving the following error from iwlwifi: iwlwifi 0000:3a:00.0: Error, can not clear persistence bit In addition to the error it seems the interface is not being renamed (it ...
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Weak WiFi signal on Macbook pro 2017 with dongle and airport on Kali Linux and Tails

I have installed Tails on my MacBook Pro 2017 using Live Usb and the wifi signal is very weak. I purchased a WiFi dongle thinking that it might solve the issue but unfortunately it is the same case ...
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Alfa Awus036ach causes password prompt loop, won't connect

I want to use my Alfa Awus 036ach wireless card in my Debian 9 (stretch) system.  The system is dual boot; the other OS Kali Linux, where the cards works properly, so I assume this is not a hardware ...
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How to install Realtek Wi-Fi rtl8188eus adapter in Fedora? [on hold]

[root@localhost RTL8188EUS_linux_v4.1.4_6773.20130222]# sudo bash install.sh ################################################## Realtek Wi-Fi driver Auto installation script Novembor, 21 2011 v1.1.0 ##...
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Automatically reconnect OpenWRT to wifi

I have a wifi router set as repeater (GL-AR300M-Lite) for my smartphone hotspot. The hotspot settings (SSID + WPA password) are saved in by the router, however it does not connect automatically to it. ...
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No internet connection with some routers

On my laptop I run Debian Testing with no Desktop Environment. I manage the Wifi connections by adding entries to /etc/network/interfaces and then running /etc/init.d/networking restart. dmesg says: ...
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Linux Drivers Issue [duplicate]

Can I backup a particular windows driver and use it in Linux? It is for my USB WiFi adapter which isn't working on Linux.
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Can not connect to WIFI network in Kali Linux but i can connect to ethernet after dual booting

After i have dual booted my laptop with Windows 10 to having Kali Linux, i remember while installing Kali Linux after dual booting it, i had selected the option of ethernet to continue my installation ...
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Connect to fastest open WiFi (that can reach the Internet) and keep looking if cut off?

I know this is a Very Bad Idea™️ with regards to security, I'm ok with that. (Everything is over SSL, so meh.) I have a small wandering Raspberry Pi powered bot, that I'd like to keep in touch with. ...
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Poor connection with WLAN using multiple hotspots, all on same channel [closed]

I'm having problem getting a reliable connection on the hotel WiFi. nmcli device wifi list shows three networks with the same SSID on the same channel: >nmcli device wifi list SSID MODE ...
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wpa_supplicant: How to switch between different networks without disabling all others

I'd like to know if it's possible -- I hope and guess it is -- to switch between different networks in wpa_cli without using select_network, as this disables all other networks. Thing is, say I have ...
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WiFi only works AFTER suspend on Antergos

I recently swapped the SSD from my old Thinkpad W520 that stopped working into my new Thinkpad T540p. I was just curious what would happen so I let it boot up and it works almost perfectly. However, ...
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Denied association (code=12) when connecting to 5GHz WLAN

I'm using the Archer T2U as a WLAN adapter on my Debian machine and I cannot connect to my 5GHz home network. I can connect to my 2.4GHz network without any problems. lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID ...
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wifi networks don't show up in network manager

I have installed the iwlwifi driver from backports for my intel wifi card here is the output of the lspci -nnk | grep 0280 -A3 : 00:14.3 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:a370]...
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linux 19.1 mint Wifi not working thinkpad e580

I just installed Linux mint in this machine and wireless connection is not working out of the box. You can find more information below: ########## wireless info START ########## Report from: 30 Apr ...
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Unable to set up WiFi drivers in Open Suse Leap 15.0

I have recently installed a Leap 15.0. I am facing the NO wiFi issue as many-many others did. There is no entry in the current hardware info of my system using hwinfo --wlan. When I remove the "--...
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Problem accessing most sites on wifi [closed]

I have a Dell Inspiron 7000 laptop (7572) with the "Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174" network adapter. This laptop currently has Pop!_OS (fresh install) and KDE Neon. With KDE I don't have any problem, but on ...
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Elementary OS Juno - Wifi not working

I recently installed Elementary OS Juno on my laptop which was on Windows 8.1. The installation is complete, I've done all of the updates (or if I don't it's not precised). I've done all of this with ...
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WiFi Card Not showing Manjaro

I just installed Manjaro on my MacBook Air 2017. When i run ip link, i only see the lo device. I should have other devices such as eth0, etc. Is it a driver issue? I have tried the manjaro settings ...
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How to apply specific diff patch to improve wireless Tx rate

My Dell XPS15 9560 laptop (running on linux kernel 5.0.9), has a Qualcomm wireless adapter, whose Tx rate is capped at 1 Mbps. I want to make it better, if at all possible. $ lspci -k | grep -A4 -e ...
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Selecting the 40 MHz channel in WPA Supplicant

I am trying to connect to 40 MHz Wifi Channel. I have configured the router to enable 40MHz channel width option. But still the it gets connected to 20 MHz channel width. $ iw wlan0 link Connected to ...
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Getting wifi errors

I've been unable to get WiFi reliably working firstly on Ubuntu and now on Arch. It potentially seems like a hardware issue, but it was flawless on Windows - then I switched to Ubuntu and it would ...
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Drivers for my Panda Wireless PAU09 on a Kali Linux Virtual Machine in VirtualBox

The instructions are to install drivers for an external wireless adapter on a fedora machine; I've changed them around a bit when i tried installing them to fit a debian distro, such as kali linux, ...
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Unable To Load Regulatory Database

I am trying to bring up a 4.19 (4.19.16) kernel on my board using the Atmel AT91SAM9G45 SOC. I included the CRDA support in the kernel configuration, but the kernel reports that it is unable to load ...
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TSSI Upper saturation Error in Arch Linux

I live booted Arch Linux. I'm using TL-WN727N TP-LINK wifi dongle. I connected to wifi using wpa_supplicant. It connects to internet so i can ping to any web site how ever mt7601u 1-1:1.0: Error: ...
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Wi-Fi issues with Debian 9 (non-free drivers not working(?))

I have an HP pavilion 15 model j9h21ua, and a fresh install of Debian 9. I'm very new to Debian, but I figured out how to get non-free drivers working. Despite this, I can't seem to locate my network ...
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How do I add this field?

I'm trying to print the signal strength of two wifi devices connected to a hotspot. I manage to do this script that prints the ip, hostname, mac and signal. In the script below the macs are stored in $...
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Wireless adapter is detected, but no options to create a wireless network

I have a wireless adapter (the Panda 300Mbps PAU05) plugged in to a USB port on my Linux Mint 19.1 Tessa desktop computer (my kernel version is 4.15.0-47-generic). Yesterday, I had it plugged in to ...
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How do I connect to wifi using nmcli on slackware? Re: DHCP client

I've just installed Slackware 14.2, and I'm trying to get everything working. I started out trying to use KDE, but I like the command line better anyway, because it doesn't hide so much from me. So, ...
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Debug log for WiFi processing

I am trying to integrate WPA2 into open network in AP side, and I managed through quite good so far, I am now able to encrypt and decrypt live traffic. However, stations are ignoring my messages, ...
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How to install AUQUSH 1200Mbit/s WiFi Adapter[5.8G/867Mbps+2.4G/300Mbps] on KDE Neon?

I'm using KDE Neon and bought the following WiFi USB-Stick: AUQUSH 1200Mbit/s WiFi Adapter[5.8G/867Mbps+2.4G/300Mbps], External 5dBi Antenna mit 11AC Dualband Wireless Adapter und Abnehmbarer WLAN ...
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Can't connect to Wi-Fi with KivyPie 1.0 on Raspberry Pi - No network detected

I'm attempting to connect my Raspberry Pi running KivyPie 1.0 (Linux kivypie 4.9.35-v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux) to my Wi-Fi network, which is a 2.4GHz network powered ...
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Find out if the connection to Wi-Fi was successful

I need to do some script, which find out if the connection to the Wi-Fi was successful or not. I have Wi-Fi configuration in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf. I know how to add SSID and PSK to this file and ...
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Internal wireless card setup VirtualBox on Mac

Is it possible somehow to access the wifi of the Mac from VirtualBox. I haven't found any useful tutorial yet. I'm using a Macbook Air late 2017
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debian minimal net install wifi setup terminal

installed minimal debian stretch on t430s. installed the respective iwlwifi drivers. however i am unable to setup a wifi connection. need to download desktop env. XFCE read following link1 link2 in ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 wi-fi adapter not found on Lenovo X1 carbon

I have had this computer for almost a year and wi-fi has been working perfectly until today. In the setting under Wi-Fi all I get this the message: No Wi-Fi Adapter Found I do not have an ethernet ...
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Alpine Linux Hangs During Boot at: “ successfully initialized wpa_supplicant”

I installed Alpine Linux on Intel Compute Stick with 32 Bit Atom Processor. After installation I followed the procedure laid out here for connecting to internet via wlan0 port: Connecting to a ...
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Debian Systemd: Wifi network configuration waits at boot, connects after boot

This has been plaguing me since I updated to Debian 8. Everyone is probably familiar with the "A start job is running for wait for network to be configured" message, and how prevalent it was for a ...
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Frequent channel switching - any client-only diagnostics?

The Wi-Fi experience where I am right now is usable, but not ideal. The Wi-Fi drops out or reconnects surprisingly often. This is despite 2 to 3 bars out of 3 for signal strength (Wi-Fi icon in ...
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Monitor “Dynamic Frequency Selection” (DFS)?

My Linux PC is connected to a Wi-Fi access point. It is currently on channel 124: # iw dev wlp2s0 link Connected to e0:10:7f:1f:d0:5c (on wlp2s0) SSID: _The Cloud freq: 5620 In my ...
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Trouble configuring the ant_sel option for low WiFi signal on HP laptop, Linux Mint

As is known, some computer manufacturers include just one antenna in their laptops, but failing to flash the ROM accordingly. So these computers with Realtek network adaptors have the problem that ...
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network manager icon with exclamation mark

I have a network manager icon with exclamation mark how to debug what caused this exclamation to appear? what logs to check, maybe wireshark would help?
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Is there any way for connecting to a wireless Wi-Fi AP from a Linux PC avoiding the discovery fase (probe request/response)?

I would like to switch between APs in the same network, with the lowest downtime possible. I saw a lot of analytic papers, which show that the discovery phase is the one which contributes more to the ...
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ARP requests sent from wrong interface on Hostapd managed access point

I am trying to setup a wireless access point, managed by Hostapd and with dynamic VLAN support. The VLANs are managed dynamically by a FreeRadius server that I use for 802.X authentication. I am ...
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working with virtual network interfaces on the existing wlan0 interface

Scenario: In a nut-shell I am trying to use the existing wlan0 interface on my system, create two virtual interfaces on top of it and use one of them as an access point and the other one as a normal ...