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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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Wi-Fi not working on Debian 9

I have a Debian 9 Stretch OS running.  Last night when I shut it down the Wi-Fi was working perfectly.  Today I turned my laptop on and it's not showing any Wi-Fi, and I cannot enable Wi-Fi.  Here is ...
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I have a ASUS USB-AC51, but it doesn't have AP mode. Is that the adapter or driver problem?

I run this command on my Fedora: iw list | grep "Supported interface modes" -A 8 It showed my adapter doesn't support AP mode. But I checked this Asus USB-AC51 and Driver capabilities, the website ...
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Can i configure the browser to use one network interface and other apps to use the second?

I have a Linux box (Debian 9) with 2 NICs (Ethernet & Wifi) and they both connect to different networks. Is it possible to configure the browser to use the Wifi NIC and all the rest of apps to use ...
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How to allow non-roots to connect to WiFi?

/etc/os-release says Debian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch) /proc/version says Linux version 4.4.132+ (jenkins@fdc-06) (gcc version 5.4.0 20160609 (Ubuntu/Linaro 5.4.0-6ubuntu1~16.04.9) ) #1 SMP sudo /sbin/...
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Ubuntu Wifi Problems (No adapter found)

So I just installed minimal Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Legion Y720 to start using it as a daily driver, but WiFi fails to connect to the Internet despite having enabled Wireless LAN in BIOS/Setup. ...
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Switched from Android to Ubuntu bionic now no network [on hold]

First off, this is my first Linux machine so I'm still learning the ropes. So After attempting to switch OS from Android to Ubuntu bionic. I keep getting errors, No file found, command not found And ...
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hcxdumptool - “failed to save current interface flags: No such device” “failed to init socket”

I'm following a tutorial to crack a WPA2 Wi-Fi network password, and it's using hcxdumptool, hcxtools and hashcat. After I set my Wi-Fi interface wlan0 to monitor mode with airmon-ng, I ran the ...
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VOIP worked with Mint 19.1 & kernel 4.4, fails w/ kernel 4.8

With Linux Mint 19.1, kernel 4.15, I connect to the Internet using WiFi, and want to share the Ethernet connection with a Grandstream IP Phone. I have done: click | network connection | wired ...
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Installing Broadcom wi-fi driver in Debian without internet connection [on hold]

I have a MacBook and I need to install the wi-fi driver. However I don't have access to the internet from Debian. What should I do? I have downloaded all the firmware .deb packages from non-official ...
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Connecting to WPA2/PEAP/MSCHAPv2 enterprise wifi networks

I am using an Arch Linux setup and am having trouble connecting to my school's wifi using networkmanager. I'm using the nmcli connection editor to set up my system connection. This is what my network ...
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How long will NetworkManager search for and reconnect to Wi-Fi networks?

I have a device that is using NetworkManager to connect to Wi-Fi networks. If my Wi-Fi network drops out (e.g. the router is unplugged and moved), will NetworkManager attempt reconnects indefinitely? ...
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How to detect when NetworkManager loses Wi-Fi connection?

What is the best approach to monitor NetworkManger connections and detect when the Wi-Fi connection has dropped? My goal is to attempt reconnecting after a certain number amount of time disconnected, ...
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Macbook Pro VBox Kali Linux Wifi Not Working

I recently installed Kali on VBox and set my network settings in VBox to Bridged Adapter which seemed to allow wifi to work for 1-2 days. Now, I am unable to connect to the internet at all, and can't ...
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Linux mint exhibits wifi issues after upgrading kernel to 5.0

After I have upgraded the kernel to 5.0.0-050000-generic, whenever I log in my laptop after it was in standby. The wifi stops working and I need to reboot the system. I would like to downgrade to ...
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How to install packages with no internet on Fedora 29?

I have a CHUWI Lapbook 15 which I want to install Fedora on. I will often start installation of Fedora with the server spin as it is minimal and doesn't need to first boot into a live cd. The problem ...
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Auto Connect to Wifi with Kali Linux

on my RPi I have Kali Linux installed. I'd like to use the RPi as a Display-less device. My current problem is, that Kali Linux does not connect to Wifi before I log in into the GUI / XServer. How can ...
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Install linux Wifi drivers on Kali Linux [duplicate]

I am trying to install Wifi Drivers on Kali Linux, Found this site. And Linux Kernel Archives. But how to use the above site to install drivers, Its not clear.
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RTL8821CE not working [duplicate]

I have Lenovo IdeaPad 330, before i installed Kali Linux 2019.1, i had Windows 10 installed, and wifi worked perfectly, i tried in Ubuntu(also last version), and kali, like where's no option for wifi. ...
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Does `arp-scan` not work well in a wifi created by a hotspot?

When I use a wifi hotspot, sometimes I can't use sudo arp-scan -l to see other devices (except the hotspot), but sometimes I can see another laptop, but I never see another android phone. (The hotspot ...
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Can’t connect to network Pop-OS 18.04

After using my Linux install for a while, I woke up this morning not being able to connect to the internet via WiFi. I found that I have no routes showing up when running the ip route command. I tried ...
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WIFI Hostapd router serves only several internet sites

I have built a server on Debian Stretch. It has three ethernet cards and one wifi card Gemtek WPIA-116G. When a cable is connected it works well. But without the cable, by wifi, a client computer ...
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firmware crash qca6174 hw2.1

Everytime my laptop goes to sleep (low battery), wireless adapter crashes. This makes the system completly unusable. I cannot remove the driver, kill it, or restart NetworkManager. I cannot reboot ...
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802.11ac : Trying to obtain 1.7333 Gbps 160MHz

I am trying to obtain maximum throughput between two Ubuntu nodes; both with the 160MHz capable Intel Wireless-Ac 9260 card using an ASUS GT-AX11000 router. Ubuntu1--2meters--AX11000--10meters--...
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Alpine Linux--Wifi Not Working

I am running Alpine Linux from a custom ISO that I created using the extended profile as a base (following instructions Install packages into a custom Alpine Linux ISO? and https://wiki.alpinelinux....
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Linux Mint 19.1 Hotspot issues

i'm facing one problem using Hotspot with Linux Mint. If im connecting more than 4 devices it disconnects me from the internet and i cant use neither wired connection nor WiFi...after restart it works ...
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dhcpcd failed to start on wlp2s0

I am using Arch Linux which I installed recently. I used Debian recently. I am having problems with my network interfaces. I recently posted a question on a similar problem with my ethernet interface ...
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How to install USB wireless ALFA AWUS036NHA (chipset AR9271) on Ubuntu 18.04.1 lts on i386

My laptop is i386 machine running Ubuntu 18.04.1 lts. It comes with internal wireless Qualcomm Atheros AR242x / AR542x Wireless wifi (ath5k), and the default currently wireless connection. I would ...
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Can I transfer files to/from an iPhone over wifi without knowing IP addresses?

I am a new iPhone owner. Previously, I installed KDE Connect on both my GNU/Linux laptop and Android device. This allowed me to pair the devices on my local network without knowing their local IP ...
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Cannot connect to Wifi on Linux Mint Version 4.15.0-45

Fresh install of Linux Mint but I cannot connect to my wifi. I have used an ethernet to install all automatic updates and such that come with the fresh install. ifconfig gives out: eno1: flags=4163 ...
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OpenWRT on a router with Broadcom wireless chip

I found a note on openwrt.org / without timestamp / unclear if its very old Wiki entry Broadcom has not released any FOSS drivers. Broadcom doesn’t support open-source much at all. (..) ...
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Getting Ben Freedom's wifi drivers working on Toshiba L755 (RTL8188CE) (Mint)

Running Mint xfce Tessa. After migrating to Mint I discovered my realtek RTL8188CE no longer works, or rather instead of 20 down 10 up, gets 1 mbps down. After running Ben's updates several times, I ...
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AWUS036ACH, doesn't seem to be injecting packets any more

I am using a MacBook Pro 2018 and installed the AWUS036ACH Wifi drivers using: apt-get update apt-get install realtek-rtl88xxau--dkms I ran the OS again and reconnected my device (I use a USB hub ...
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Laptop connecting to only one WiFi network and not connecting to other available WiFi networks

I just installed Linux Mint 19 (Tara) on my HP laptop and everything works amazing, however I can't seem to get it to connect to my WiFi network. All my other computers can get access, plus, before ...
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I have the latest Kali installed on Feb22,2019 (4.19.0) ,which usb wifi adapter should I use [duplicate]

I have bought a usb adapter with this identification (0bda:f179 Realtek Semiconductor Corp). but it didnt work on VMware station kali linux, so on the local market there are two other usb devices; TP ...
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USB Wifi rtl8188ftv does not work though its detected in system kali linux [duplicate]

I bought this new usb adapter to use it on kali linux that I run using vmware station 15 pro. but its not working no matter what I tried, I tried compact wireless, the wifi is now working but cant ...
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No wifi adapter found [dell precision 5530 & ubuntu]

On my laptop I have trouble with wireless networking since I installed linux. Sometimes when I start the laptop (1 of 3 times) my wireless card doesn't work. Wifi option is missing when I click on ...
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Wi-Fi Adapter Not found / Wi-Fi is disabled

My Wi-Fi on Ubuntu system recently stopped working. When I hover over toolbar it says: "Wi-Fi is disabled", in Networks app it says: "Wi-Fi adapter not found". I dual-boot with Windows and on Windows ...
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No Wi-Fi adapter found after installing Ubuntu on Toshiba Satellite L55Dt

I got some ideas by checking this other question on the forum here: Ubuntu | No WiFi Adapter found So I go to the shell command prompt, type in lspci -knn | grep Net -A3 and I get: 05:00.0 Network ...
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Access denied to ProFTPd on LAN interface

I am having this super weird access denied issue on my home FTP server. The symptom is I can only access it through the wireless interface. When disabling the Wifi, and use ethernet, I got access ...
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How do I know which network controller I am using on Linux?

I have bought a new laptop and I wanted to know which network controller is installed on my Manjaro Linux laptop using the command line. Is there any command to do so?
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How to install WiFi and bluetooth driver on Linux?

I recently bought a new HP laptop. WiFi and Bluetooth work out of the box in Windows 10, but not in Manjaro Linux 17. I am running Kernel 4.14 LTS. To check which network controller is installed, I ...
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Network-manager randomly timeout

I'm currently using my phone as a wireless AP to acquire the Internet on my laptop which is currently on Debian Stretch. I can use multiple SIM card on my phone, and I happen to switch between them ...
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route traffic of all connected wireless clients to one particular IP and port

I've successfully set up access point on my server using wifi-ap snap wakatana@server:~$ sudo wifi-ap.config get debug: false dhcp.lease-time: 12h dhcp.range-start: 10.0.60.2 dhcp.range-stop: 10.0.60....
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Can nslookup but not ping after OpenSuse Tumbleweed update

Following the 02/09 Tumbleweed update my DNS seems to be broken. My wifi icon in top right has a question mark, ping google.com returns Name or service not known, but nslookup google.com correctly ...
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Trying to get wifi working on a Samsung N130 running Chromium OS

I have just installed Chromium OS on an old 32bit Samsung N130 netbook. I used the latest 32bit image (60.0.3112.102) from Arnold the Bat. Using the lscpi command , I found that it has the Realtek ...
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Wifi downlink very slow with MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC

Today, I assembled a PC using the MSI B450 Gaming Pro Carbon AC as its motherboard. This motherboard comes with wifi. Already before installing Kubuntu 18.04, I noticed that the downlink is terribly ...
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Extracting a CA Certificate from an Enterprise WiFi (EAP) Network

I have a work network which is an EAP enterprise WiFi network using PEAP and MSCHAPv2. I unfortunately don't have the CA certificate for the network, which presumably makes it trivial to harvest my ...
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Wireless drivers for macbook pro doesn't work anymore?

I've got a weird issue : I'm on kali linux on a macbook pro and the wireless drivers for mac are not working anymore. I think it has appeared since the latest update of the kernel or maybe the headers ...
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Create virtual wifi card to connect with different source MACs simultaneously to one SSID

The situation: Hotel Wifi with login-site. 4 devices are allowed. Each device gets 2 MBit/s speed. I have a Raspberry-PI 3 and wondered whether it is possible to connect with 4 different source MACs ...
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how to create a bridge network with only wirless interface

im trying to install kvm in ubuntu,and when i build the virtual network, $vim /etc/network/interfaces ... auto br0 iface br0 inet dhcp bridge_ports wlp2s0 bridge_stp on bridge_fd 0 ... systemctl ...