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

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Can't connect to wifi on Macbook running pop os

I'm trying to try out Pop_os and installed it on my macbook and can't connect to wifi. It keeps asking for the password (I know it's the right password) but won't connect. I configured my router to ...
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Connecting To a WiFi with dynamic IP and Ethernet Cable with Static IP in Arch Linux and Maintaining Internet

So let me preface this question by stating that I am not so well versed in the linux ways hence simple explanations are appreciated. On to the question at hand. Question I am currently running an ...
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How do I connect to a Wi-Fi network from a Kali Linux live USB?

I am on a MacBook Pro and my primary operating system is macOS. When I am on macOS, I am fully able to browse the internet and connect to Wi-Fi networks, but when running a Kali Linux live USB, I am ...
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wlan0 not showing on ifconfig/iwconfig, even with TP-link wireless adapter connected

I just got a TP-Link wifi adapter, and followed a YouTube tutorial on how to set it up. It worked fine at first, and showed Mode: Montitor when I finished. However after messing around for a bit, I ...
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Networking.service active failed

I am using Kali Linux. My NetworkManager is enabled. But randomly my NetworkManager or networking.service goes down. Most of the time it's networking.service and my wifi is gone. And Then I'm unable ...
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Use virtual wlan iface in monitor mode with physical iface in managed mode

I want to run Open Wireless Link, but it requires my device to be in active monitor mode. I am wondering if it is possible to use a virtual interface created with mac80211_hwsim, connect that to my ...
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Two identical Redmi access points got different configuration with OpenWrt

I got two identical Redmi access points and installed OpenWRT to them according to the same procedure. I tried to configure them as dumb access points. One of them didn't work as an AP. Working AP /...
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OpenWrt: Can' connect to wifi

I have an ASUS RT-N56U router with OpenWrt 21.02.3 installed (fresh install). I ultimately want to set it up as wifi repeater, but I'm already struggling with setting it up as simple wifi access point ...
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Insufficient protocol and script support in wifi popup

My apartment building has an open wifi service that occasionally requests the user to accept the terms of use. When accessing this network on Fedora 35, the requests is displayed in a minimal applet ...
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Wi-Fi networks available but unable to connect Kali Linux

I just started using kali Linux and I am unable to get my Wi-Fi working. I am on a MacBook Pro and my Wi-Fi card is the Broadcom 43602. I have the drivers installed and the Wi-Fi networks appear when ...
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Wifi on Network Settings is Gone after restarting

I'm using Pop! OS on a HP laptop. I noticed after a restart that WiFi was gone on network manager. I can still connect to WiFi but it does nothing, only ethernet icon shows up on top bar.
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hostapd disables and enables interface

My hostapd, after some minutes of execution, it does this: wlan1: INTERFACE-DISABLED wlan1: INTERFACE-ENABLED then, connected clients lose connection and, if i try reconnecting, it wont't connect ...
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VPN messed up network connection

I use Debian 11, recently I needed to connect to a VPN and run around some sites. Everything is fine - I installed Proton VPN, connected to the Netherlands and everything works. Then he retired from ...
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WiFi keeps disconnecting on Linux(Elementary OS 6.1) (WiFi Driver RTL8821CE)

as mentioned in the question, my WiFi keeps disconnecting every 5 minutes or so. I am on Elementary OS (6.1), I had the same issue with Ubuntu 20.04 a couple of days ago before switching. I tried some ...
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Wifi interface doesn't load when loading iwlmvm before iwlwifi

I'm using a fresh Arch installation with KDE plamsa and NetworkManager. Sometimes when rebooting the wifi0 interface doesn't load. I found a temporary fix for this issue: modprobe -r iwlmvm modprobe ...
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renaming wireless interface

I know I can rename my wireless interface with ip link set name , but when I do other programs won't identify the new name, namely wash, and then if I run iwconfig down I can't get systemctl won't ...
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Connecting to wifi using Alfa AWUS036NHA in kali

I am trying to connect to my wifi using my Alfa network card. I am using kali inside of vbox to do so. The network device is connected properly and I was able to monitor other wifis. My internet ...
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How to connect automatically to wifi on any available interface at boot?

I just made a linux portable usb drive, and I would like to automatically connect to a wifi network (wpa2). I'm used to do it with systemd-networkd + wpa_supplicant usually, but I need to set the ...
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Wireshark blocking the WiFi

I'm on Arch Linux installed on a Macbook Air. WiFi runs just fine. But whenever I start to capture network on the WiFi Card on Wireshark, it just suddenly stops working. Pinging google replies "...
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Network manager cant see wifi

I cant find or connect to any wifi networks through my DE and through the terminal I'm using a Debian 11 installation that includes non free firmware with GNOME DE on a Thinkpad. The official ISO ...
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Wlan interface went missing after reboot on Arch Linux

I installed Arch Linux today (5.17.1-arch1-1). During install and several hours afterwards I had no issues with wifi. After a reboot, there was no wlan interface any more. -> ip link 1: lo: <...
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Limit the bit rate of my wifi adpter

I'm using laird ST60 USB wifi adapter. I used the nmcli command to check my bit rate and it shows 270Mbit/s: This baud rate is really heavy on my USB bandwidth when I actually only need like 50Mbit/s,...
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Pop!_OS - Ethernet stopped working and WiFi not working (dmesg errors included)

The machine I am running has two operating systems on their own drives (Windows 10 and Pop!_OS 21.10) I installed Pop!_OS about a week ago and everything was working normally until recently. One day ...
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Enable a USB WIFI Dongle in Fedora 35

I have an issue with my laptops' WIFI Whenever I connect the home network, the whole machine freezes. I came across drivers to try and fix the problem but I though it is better to use a compatible USB ...
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Arch Linux NetworkManager wifi randomly dropping

Overview I have an Arch Linux/Windows 10 dual boot desktop that I have been using for a few years with little to no issue. Just yesterday I had my WiFi connect working for anywhere from 5 to 30 ...
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Networking - LLC XID flood between two devices on the same WLAN

I have multiple devices that working with this system: Linux Variscite imx6 Linux 4.9.88-10180-gaaecf09-dirty #2 SMP PREEMPT Wed Dec 26 14:04:36 IST 2018 armv7l armv7l armv7l GNU/Linux with WL1837 ...
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How to setup wireless networking with my USB WiFi adapter?

I've bought and plugged in a USB WiFi adapter, a UGreen AC650. It's supposed to support Linux 5.x... well, lsusb says: Bus 001 Device 038: ID 0bda:c811 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 802.11ac NIC So it ...
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mint mate 20.2 network stops working after restart since change

my system stopped working right, maybe last patch maybe i did something wrong. please look into it,and maybe somebody has a solution,what or how i can change it to get it working again the main isuse ...
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nmcli does not show any devices

I have a fresh install of Arch Linux on a Lenovo laptop. I installed NetworkManager, but when I run nmcli d I only see the loopback device. The same result is shown when running ip link. Both the ...
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USB Wifi no available hardware connection

Just received a USB Wifi adapter Tp-Link Archer T4U and it is not shown in the available network connections. Running Fedora 35. # lsusb -v -d 2357:0115 Bus 003 Device 004: ID 2357:0115 TP-Link ...
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Unable to connect to wifi networks Ubuntu 18.04

Usb Wifi dongle TP-Link TL-WN725N driver installed: rtl8188eus (tried with rtl8188eu as well) Linux 18.04 LTS kernel: 4.18.0-16-generic\ Content of /etc/wpa_supplicant: country=SE ctrl_interface=DIR=/...
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Wifi wont connect after restarting

I'm trying to restart wifi at my Ubuntu with this command: sudo ip link set wlan0 down && sudo ip link set wlan0 up which works (I think, because I'm remote), but after command execution I'm ...
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Gain Internet access with multiple networks configured

I'm running Ubuntu 21.10 and NetworkManager. I have some difficulties to configure my networks. This is the scenario: WiFi, to connect to the local access-point and to provide Internet access ...
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Wifi randomly restarts, disconnects and gets reconnected automatically

Wifi randomly restarts, disconnects and gets reconnected automatically. How can I solve this issue? I'm using Parrot OS 5.0 (LTS) (a debian bullseye derivative). This file is set to 2 /etc/...
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Finding the cause: WiFi almost unusable on up-to-date Debian, works fine on old Ubuntu

WiFi on an up to date Debian 11.2 works very badly compared to an old Ubuntu 18.04 on the same hardware and same testing conditions. I'm wondering what would be a sensible way of isolating the cause? ...
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Bodhi Linux 6.0 Not Recognizing PCIe Wireless Network Card in internet connection settings. Recognizes card in terminal using command ‘lspci’. Help me

I go into Bodhi’s terminal emulator, ‘Terminology’ and input lspci or ‘list pci cards’ I get my wireless PCIe networking card returned in the results. I wiped out my entire HDD to install Bodhi ...
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Network disconnects repeatedly [closed]

running newest debian/gnome versions on matebook x pro. My home network disconnects periodically, but this does not happen with any other network. I've forgotten the connection and reconnected but ...
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manjaro: huge download speed difference on consecutive tests right after boot

I am working with a Dell xps 9310 on a network with 300 MBit/s DL and 40 MBit/s UL. Initially when I ran windows the UL speeds were consistently at around 35 MBit/s UL, the download speed, however, ...
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How to change wifi protocol

How can I change Wifi protocol? I put the adapter to monitor mode and set channel to iw dev wlan1 set channel 36 80MHz. When doing packet capture I still see only 802.11a packets (RTS/CTS, Block ACK ...
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No Wi-Fi adapter found RTL8852A

I've installed Manjaro-Gnome v.21.2.2 on my HP Laptop-15s-eq0005ua. The internal WiFi adapter is not working. After some Google researches, I found that the adapter is a Realtek RTL8852A lspci -knn | ...
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How to turn off wifi on Linux Mint 20

How can I disable wifi on Linux Mint 20? I use ethernet cables and have no use for wifi. There does not seem to be a GUI option to turn it off, so I would imagine it would be through the cmd. Thank ...
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mesh network of multiple raspberry pi with python

I am currently working with alerting devices, specifically using raspberry pi 3b+, where it classifies a sound and the classified sound is sent to every alerting device present at home. I am looking ...
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WiFi Direct / Networkmanager / Ubuntu 20.04

I got a case when I need to establish WiFi Direct (WiFi-P2P) by using NetworkManager (nmcli). As for now, I use Ubuntu 20.04. It seems that my network adapter should support WiFi-P2P connections. iw ...
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WiFi stopped working unless I modify the nameserver in /etc/resolv.conf

My WiFi stopped working and I tried changing nameserver 127.0.0.53 to nameserver 1.1.1.1 in /etc/resolv.conf, and now it sort of works. I can use Firefox, but apps like Spotify and Discord don't load. ...
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How to make WiFi reduced transmit power level persist across reboots?

TL;DR I have reduced the transmit power of a WiFi device and I would like to make this change permanent, so it does not revert after a reboot. Details I have joined two Raspberry Pi 4 devices to an ...
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I'm using parrot os. My realtek rtw8822ce stays connected but after every 5 min. It stops working

I'm using parrot os. My realtek rtw8822ce stays connected but after every 5 min. It stops working. Reconnecting again makes the wifi work again. Firstly I had this problem. Then I installed some ...
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Unable to execute `sudo make` while installing tplink tn722n driver

I am trying to enable monitor using tp-link tp-wn722n v2/3 connected to Raspberry Pi 4 model B 2GB. My OS details are (using Kali-ARM 32bit version although R Pi is 64bit). PRETTY_NAME="Kali GNU/...
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Can't install driver for D-link DWA 131e1

I bought a wifi adapter which is D-link DWA 131E1 for my debian device. I cant find a driver to install it working. Any leads?
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realtek driver randomly stops working

If i do not reboot my computer for on average one to two days, my wifi randomly stops working. After looking at the output of dmesg, i figured that it has something to do with the wifi driver. This is ...
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No Wifi after suspend - MacBook Pro Retina 2015

I am absolutely aware how many times this question has been asked, but I tried every possible solution I could find and could not solve this problem. Wifi is working without any problems until I ...
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