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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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Random “deauthenticating by local choice (Reason: 3=DEAUTH_LEAVING)”

I'm running uname -r 4.10.6-1-ARCH on my dell XPS 13 developer edition (2014). I'm currently having strange problems with my wifi (I use Networkamanger with nm-applet for KDE): 1) at the most ...
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How to turn my linux laptop into wireless repeater?

I need to use my laptop to extend the range of my wireless router. I have a Samsung laptop with FEdora19 installed (but those should be irrelevant for a good answer). My wireless card supports master ...
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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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Can't connect to a network, getting 2=PREV_AUTH_NOT_VALID

Validated the network works fine with cell phone and another computer. Using Lenovo with "Centrino Advanced-N 6205 [Taylor Peak]". Not sure where to go with this. Any ideas? Yes, the wifi card in ...
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Linux wireless subset of “iw reg set DE” and regulation-allowed wifi channels

I am a home user, running a Linux-based WiFi-router in Germany (DLink 860L with LEDE-OpenWRT-Spinoff), trying to configure it to a proper set of allowed WiFi frequencies. For "DE", the Linux wireless ...
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WLAN stick not working at boot time

I am failing to use a FRITZ!WLAN USB Stick N to connect my Raspberry Pi 1B to my wireless network. I see several problems, but am unable to locate and eliminate the root cause. The problem is ...
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Dell XPS 13 9350 wifi dying with Broadcom BCM4350 and 4.8 kernel

Launchpad report: for all those with the same problem, please subscribe to this report I opened in Launchpad so that it can gain some traction. I've been using Ubuntu 16.04 with kernel 4.7 for some ...
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Can't connect to some WiFis, Linux on Macbook Pro

I just recently installed Fedora 20 on my Macbook, with MATE desktop. Everything is fine at home (WiFi WPA2, connects without any issues whatsoever). Today is my first day back at Uni with the new ...
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Understanding Broadcom setup and kernel files

I often install Linux distros form live usb/CDs. For that I would like to be able to setup my wireless without any internet connexion. I have a Broadcom chipset : $ lspci -k 04:00.0 Network ...
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Wifi on Fedora trouble

My university's WiFi is particularly unfriendly to Linux, and the only way to make WiFi work is to repeatedly "forget" the network settings for the student network, re-enter all the data about the ...
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Linux Mint Wifi

I'm running Linux Mint 15 Xfce on a Compaq Presario desktop from 2009. I can't seem to get the wifi working. Rather than ask a general question, here's a simple question: If $ iwlist wlan0 scanning ...
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Mint Linux Wireless Issues

My problem started yesterday, when I installed LMDE for the first time. Everything ran smoothly, up until I got to configuring my wireless. The first wireless network was a breeze to configure. I was ...
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Wireless Indicator/LED Linux Mint

I have an HP Envy M6 Sleekbook/Laptop. It originally came with Window$ 8.1, x64 and is now dual boot with Linux Mint. It has an integrated Ralink Wireless 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 3.0 Combo RT3290 ...
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Is there a common way to provision network profiles?

I need to provision a number of Linux systems with credentials for wireless networking. At the very minimum, I need to install a site CA cert. Ideally, it would also install a unique (signed) client ...
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How to setup a Belkin USB Wireless Adapter (F5D7050A)? (Linux Mint 18.1 Xfce)

i just started using linux and i've been trying to setup my old Belkin Wireless G USB Network Adapter with no luck. The system detects the device and Network Manager shows the option to turn wifi on/...
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Wireless gives error deauthenticating : (Reason: 3=DEAUTH_LEAVING)

I ran the wireless debug script but I am not very Linux savvy to understand the output. Can someone point me in the right direction to solve this problem? I am using Linux Mint 17. The lspci command:...
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TP-Link WiFi USB adapter keeps dropping connection immediately on Debian 8

dmesg output when I try connecting via gnome desktop: [ 4162.708769] R8188EU: INFO assoc success [ 4165.713425] R8188EU: INFO ap recv disassoc reason code(2) sta:f8:3d:ff:ed:3b:b7 [ 4165.716173] ...
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How to simulate WiFi going out of range by turning on/off Access Point on my Linux device?

I'm not running hostapd and can't install it. I'm trying to turn off a wireless access point from my device such that any third party devices that are currently connected to it drop the connection. ...
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Why are channels supported by my interface different from that permitted for an ad-hoc network?

Why are the channels supported for an Ad hoc network ( 12 channels ) different from those that my interface support ( 35 channels) To find the 35 channels, I ran iwlist wlan0 channel to find those ...
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Can not start wifi with systemd

With command netctl start wlp3s0-tian got error. Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad systemd[1]: Starting Networking for netctl profile wlp3s0-tian... Apr 29 18:28:57 ArchPad network[1019]: Starting network ...
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Two IP addresses assigned to the same network card - OpenVPN issues?

I have a laptop running Arch Linux. At home, I can connect to my OpenVPN server without problems; however, my college network seems to use some odd configuration where upon connection I'm assigned two ...
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hostapd multiple SSIDs with one BSSID

I have a wl12xx wifi adapter that unfortunately does not seem to support creating multiple access points. If I run iw list it outputs this line: interface combinations are not supported If I run ...
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Using the new rtwn(4) driver for OpenBSD

EDIT 1: Patch from the mailing list I got in touch with the original poster about the card, and he gave me a patch to try out. I will apply it, recompile the kernel, and report my findings. If it ...
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802.11ac USB dongle support in Linux

(cross-post from Network Engineering community) Is it reasonable to expect to be able to get a 802.11ac dual-band USB wireless dongle to work correctly on Debian (wheezy) on an ARM platform (using ...
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Prefer wired over wireless for local subnet using NetworkManager

My wireless network is bridged to my wired network, so both have the same subnet. How do I tell NetworkManager to give the local subnet route on the wireless interface a higher metric than the route ...
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Wi-Fi disconnects very often

I have laptop "Lenovo s110" with Fedora 22. Wi-Fi randomly disconnects and can't autoconnect. $ dmesg ... [15066.713308] wlp2s0: authenticate with 78:44:76:58:69:ef [15066.742924] wlp2s0: send auth ...
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How to make iwconfig fully work on embedded Linux

The target embedded Linux is ARM Xilinx Zynq, and I am working in CentOS to compile to ARM using Xilinx's tool. The target OS is working now and I want to setup the wifi using iwconfig. I downloaded ...
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Wireless LED indicator issue

The question itself: is there any way to make this indicator be turned ON and OFF depending on wireless status (not just blink when there is wireless activity)? After having installed Linux, I saw ...
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Install rtl8188etv/rtl8188eu driver on Orange-Pi

I'm trying to install the wifi driver on Orange-Pi board. The real chip is rtl8188etv but the driver is the same. I have compiled 3.4.105+ Kernel to have the headers: mkdir /home/orangepi/linux-...
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What does it mean, when lshw says a wireless adapter `UNCLAIMED`, while iwconfig doesn't find it?

What does it mean, when iwconfig doesn't find (i.e. report) an internal wireless adapter, while lshw says it UNCLAIMED? This happens after I notice it not working, and unload and reload its module ...
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FreeBSD setup RTL8187SE wireless NIC

I am running FreeBSD 10. My wireless card is: none1@pci0:9:0:0: class=0x028000 card=0x818210ec chip=0x819910ec rev=0x22 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.' device = '...
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Find hostapd's access point SSID

I have a Linux machine operating as an access point using hostapd and dnsmasq. The AP is working fine (the device is wlan0), but I am having difficulty finding the SSID of the AP for monitoring ...
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WiFi USB stick not recognised by BeagleBone Black

I'm trying to set up a TP-LINK TL-WL725N v2 WiFi USB stick on my BeagleBone Black. However, it doesn't even appear to be recognised, i.e. it doesn't show up in the output of lsusb: $ lsusb Bus 001 ...
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Can I configure specified PEAP in network-manager

Here's the wpa_supplicant.conf file: ap_scan=1 network={ ssid="<SSID Name>" proto=WPA2 key_mgmt=WPA-EAP pairwise=CCMP group=CCMP eap=PEAP phase1="peaplabel=0" ...
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Getting a short wifi password to work on Linux Mint

Wifi password became a problem to me. My wifi password consists of only 4 letters but my Linux Mint 12 is expecting more than 7 letters - until then connect button is disabled. Can I work around this ...
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Wireless rtl8187 freezes intermittently

I am using a wireless USB ALFA 036H. Linux Mint (32-bit) recognizes it without any drivers but it stops downloading/uploading and I have to reconnect to get it to work again. I tried to find a ...
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Pinguy OS 11.04 WiFi and Wired Networking is not working

I was attempting to install Pinguy OS from a YUMI created USB thumb drive, with the computer wired to my router. The internet, however, was not working. After the install, it still is not working. ...
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WPA pre-shared key format in linux and macintosh

I'm temporarily in a situation where the wifi network I need to use is implemented using Macintosh equipment. They have encoded their network using WPA and TKIP. I can't seem to get onto their network ...
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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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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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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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Network Switching

Is it possible to switch between Wireless and Wired Connections when both are connected without switching off either one of the two connections in Ubuntu 18.04? The thing is that when I want to ...
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Not able to see wifi interface in ifconfig in centOS 6.5

I have added a wifi adapter to my CentOS 6.5 box but I am not able to see it in ifconfig output. Wireless adapter in dmesg output [root@testldap log]# dmesg | grep -i netgear usb 1-1: Product: ...
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What is “cooked mode” wifi monitoring?

The following is an excerpt from iw's help page: dev <devname> set monitor * Set monitor flags. Valid flags are: none: no special flags fcsfail: show frames with ...
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Cannot set wifi card to use non-HT IBSS modes using iw

I have two embedded systems that will be communicating with each other using Doodle Labs NM-915-1F wifi transceivers. One system is an Axiomtek PICO831 running Arch Linux 4.10.9-1-ARCH, and the other ...
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Debug friendly alternative to NetworkManager?

NetworkManager is great, when it works. When it fails I find it completely impossible to debug. Is there an alternative that is similarly easy to use, but which also shows you what is being run, so ...
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network UNCLAIMED Ubuntu 16.04

I was facing some issues with wifi disconnection. So I followed some askubuntu forum answers and solved the problem by manually installing the wifi device. But still I had to follow the first answer ...
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Installing external wireless card on Ubuntu 16.04

I am trying to use my TP-Link AC1300 external wireless usb with my ubuntu 16.04 distro (on Acer E15 laptop). I'm running into major difficulties as it does not detect my usb stick. yannik@yannik-...
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nmcli turning on wifi interface

Recently I founded some problems with connecting to wifi with my bcm4312 card. It works with nmcli tool, which sets up the device with 'nmcli radio wifi on' Then I need to make 'dhclient wlan0' to ...
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Ralink MT7601U (148f:7601) Wi-Fi adapter installation

I am trying to install a Ralink wifi adapter in Armbian. I have look this here but it did not lsusb Bus 004 Device 003: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. MT7601U Wireless Adapter OS Version: ...