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

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MT7601U Adapter in Linux - Monitor Mode Enabled, but Unable to Capture Handshake or Discover Devices

I'm facing an issue with my MT7601U network adapter on Linux. Although I've successfully entered monitor mode, I'm encountering difficulties capturing handshakes and discovering devices in the network/...
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Slow Wifi on Fedora 39 on Intel Tiger Lake PCH CNVi WiFi adapter

I am using Fedora 39 KDE spin as my daily driver. What has been bothering me since its installation is the poor internet speed over wifi. The Wifi speed received on Windows and my other Smartphones is ...
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Non-existent PCI device present in lspci

I've just updated my uncommon laptop (xiaomi notebook pro x) by replacing pre-installed ax201 wi-fi card with a be200 sibling. The thing is, lspci still sees ax201: 00:14.3 Network controller: Intel ...
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GlobalProtect VPN disables wifi on debian12

I'm running Debian 12 with KDE Plasma Version: 5.27.5. I have trouble using GlobalProtect VPN by Palo Alto. ("GlobalProtect_deb-6.1.4.0-711.deb") The package was installed using the ...
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5 GHz WiFi is not working on Debian 12 , Hostapd , firmware-atheros

I have a debian 9 router that supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. As debian 9 lost its life time I decided to upgrade my router software to debian 12 and after upgrading 2.4 GHz is working fine but 5 GHz ...
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How to configure hostapd service with external RADIUS server?

I am trying to set up an AP with an external RADIUS server using two Linux hosts for each service, hostapd and freeradius, correspondingly. These hosts and the Wi-Fi client host are Raspberry Pi 4 ...
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Cannot capture a handshake when sniffing

I cannot find a way to get a Handshake from my own wireless network, which has a WPA2 encryption. Please, note that this is not the first time I do this at all. In fact, I've captured tons of ...
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How to disable Wi-Fi when PC is shut down

Having upgraded to Ubuntu 23.10, every time I turn off or reboot the unit (with Wi-Fi still connected) it slows down, especially after logging in.  It keeps looping back to loading screen. My ...
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SSH hangs/disconnects unless using `-v` option

I have a raspberry pi setup. When connected over ethernet ssh sometimes hangs, but generally works. When connected over wifi ssh is extremely choppy (8/10 connections fail, if I connect it drops ...
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ath9k_htc wifi must be unplugged and plugged back in after each boot

Context, I have an stm32mp135d odyssey board running my own linux image made with yocto and booting from an SD Card. I have a cheap ath9k wifi USB dongle plugged into it and have a nuisance issue ...
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Debian 12 Net Install Laptop no WiFi drivers, USB alternative, Upgrade Kernel, realtek b852 rtw89_8852be RTL8852BE 10ec:b852 17-cn3030TU

So got this new laptop HP 17-cn3030TU and decided to not even boot into windows once, and only run Debian :) Problem is the net install of Debian 12 doesnt detect the built in wifi chip (identifiers ...
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OpenWRT - RTSP doesn’t work on 802.11b (no video stream, but audio works)

I have an issue with configuring OpenWRT on MT7628 chip from Mediatek. OpenWRT version: 19.07.3 Expected behavior: OpenWRT creates a local Wi-Fi network (no connection to the global internet). Two ...
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How to view Wi-Fi passwords in plain text from the command line in Linux?

I'm connected to internet over ethernet but have saved wifi passwords. The folder /etc/NetworkManager/system-connections is empty. This command shows nothing (replace variable with desired uuid): # ...
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Permanently deactivated Wifi after failed update of the Ubuntu 23.10 release files (for a newer installer type)

The Hp ProBook 4730s Wifi on off switch is out of effect since I have started the update for the Ubuntu 23.10 release files (application of a newer installer type) over the internet during an ...
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airodump-ng: No beacons from WiFi Access Piont

I'm trying to monitor my Access Point "My AP" with a "TP-Link Archer T3U Plus AC1300". I put it in monitor mode: ip link set wlan0 down iwconfig wlan0 mode monitor ip link set ...
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Share internet over external wlan

I have multiple devices (A, B, C). Device A is a sensor that captures data and shares it with device C (Android) over a local Wi-Fi network. The problem is that the application to receive data only ...
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How to automatically find, load and install wireless drivers in Linux?

When I install Debian Linux for my and my friend's laptops by using a net-install image(downloaded here), after I start the installation, it can usually automatically select a correct wireless network ...
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TP-Link drivers on Raspberry Pi 2 Raspberry Pi OS

I have recently acquired a TP-Link 300 Mbps Mini Wireless N USB Adapter (Ver 3.0). Naively I had hoped that using this wireless adapter with my Raspberry Pi would be a simple matter, but this was not ...
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Why is my WiFi is always hard-blocked on my HP Pavilion G6?

I wish you could help me with this matter which is WiFi hard blocked in my Linux machine and can't get the WiFi up. My device is an HP Pavilion G6 and WiFi card is Ralink 5390; the default of the ...
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wifi driver for Macbook Pro 2013 on debian 12

I have installed Debian 12 on my Macbook Pro 2013 via an internet connection with the thunderbolt adapter. It did not automatically install the wifi driver -- at least in the preferences there is no ...
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Wifi not working anymore (possibly because of installation of CUDA drivers and/or nvidia-smi)

I installed nvidia CUDA drivers and nvidia-smi on a Debian system where I had no wifi problems until now. I tried many sudo apt install commands and downloaded some *.deb files until I finally got the ...
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How to launch DHCP client in Linux?

As a title, I found my wi-fi port without an IP address assigned, as follows. ifconfig wlan0 wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether b8:13:32:81:2c:d2 txqueuelen 1000 ...
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How to create an AP with belkin usb using rtl8192u?

As I can remember, once I have seen it working, but it was not today. Can I do something to use it as an AP?
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How to change the regulatory domains on two Atheros wifi cards?

I have managed to get iw reg get to show channel 44 (5220MHz) as allowed, by installing wireless-regdb and cdra Debian packages: root@foo1:~# iw phy phy0 reg get global country GB: DFS-ETSI (2400 -...
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Can't connect to WiFi after resuming from long hibernation (NetworkManager, wpa_supplicant)

After resuming from hibernation, my laptop (Framework 13 AMD) gets disconnected from Wifi and I am unable to connect until I reboot. Relevant logs (from journalctl, timestamp corresponds resuming time)...
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Make network-manager pick any available wifi device

I'm using NetworkManager (Arch) together with USB Wifi dongles and I would like to setup a wifi connection profile to pick whatever wifi device is available. In other words, I want to set a SSID+...
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Issues with Creating WiFi Hotspot on Raspberry Pi 4 (Raspbian Bookworm) using USB Modem Connection

I am encountering difficulties while trying to set up a WiFi hotspot on my Raspberry Pi 4 running Raspbian Bookworm. Here are the steps I've taken: Flashed the OS image and configured WiFi during the ...
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netplan: Is there a way to set the name of a wifi interface to an easier one?

Using netplan / networkd for wifi and I'd like to do the following network: version: 2 wifis: wlx1cbfceac3e27: match: macaddress: 01:d2:f3:c4:95:96 set-name: wlan0 ...
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Unstable Wi-Fi connection and driver crashes

I recently moved to openSUSE Tumbleweed on my laptop (XPS 13 7390), and I’m experiencing a lot of issues with my Wi-Fi connection, i.e. it stays connected to the router but for some reason internet ...
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Where is the wpa_supplicant.conf option "update_config=1" documented?

First of all, I know what the option does. According to the Arch Linux Wiki, it gives the command line "wpa_cli" utility the permission to rewrite wpa_supplicant.conf: Warning: Setting ...
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Connect to internet which uses pppoe dialup over wifi connection [linux]

In windows the internet is accessed by first connecting to the wifi using a password and then using the dial up pppoe connection with our username and password. how do i connect internet in linux ...
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dhcpcd times out at "waiting for carrier"

When I try to connect to wifi, dhcpcd gets stuck, # dhcpcd wlxf42853190543 dhcpcd-10.0.6 starting DUID 00:01:00:01:2d:1b:d8:8a:f4:e8:53:d9:78:b1 wlxf42853190543: waiting for carrier and times out. I ...
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TX20E PCI WiFi adapter breaks Linux shutdown/suspend - it boots up after shutdown/suspend

Have dual boot: Fedora Linux 39 Windows 10 Can successfully shutdown/sleep in windows, but attempt to shutdown/suspend in Linux causes PC to turn on. Kernel: 6.6.14-200.fc39.x86_64 > $ inxi -Fxzd ...
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Debian 12 Bookworm PCIe Bus Errors for Intel 7265 Wireless Adapter

In a new installation of Debian 12 Bookworm on HP ProDesk 600 G2 Mini i5-6500T with the Intel 7265 wireless adapter. I receive a message every 10 seconds or so in dmesg, which I suspect is related to ...
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jbd2 problems while writing to encrypted USB thumb drive

I'm seeing an error while writing to a LUKS-encrypted USB thumb drive that is known-good. Could this be due to a bug in the jbd2 code? I'm also using a Wifi driver that is ''tainted'' i.e. the ...
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linux WoWLAN: making it work after disconnections and AP outages

i have simple requirement: remotely access my linux (ubuntu 22.04 base) desktop replacement. this entails remotely accessing my router and sending a WoL packet over wifi then logging into my PC, which ...
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How can I set up a password-less AP with nmcli?

I own a USB WiFi device which works well, until I try to connect to anything encrypted. I want to use this USB device as an AP, ideally with nmcli. How do I do so? All the sources I've found, show ...
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How to force NetworkManager to automatially attempt to reconnect forever (linux wifi)?

How can I tell Network Manager to keep trying to reconnect to a wifi network forever? I'm trying to use the Internet at a public wifi access point that I cannot control. I don't know why, but the ...
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I’m using Zorin OS 17 and my laptop keeps getting on AirPlane mode after waking up and it won’t disable. Please help fix this forever

My laptop keeps getting in airplane mode when I wakeup the laptop and I can't disable it to use wifi. The airplane mode won't turn off on clicking and the wifi is disabled because of this. However, ...
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hostapd: WIFI AP cannot ping host connected to it

I am working on an embedded Linux system (kernel-5.10.24), there is a RTL8723 WIFI module in my system. Now I configured the target board as WIFI AP with hostapd/udhcpd/dnsmasq. The hostapd.conf is. ...
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Wifi adaptor isn't recognized on Pop OS! dual booted with windows 11 on Lenovo slim7 pro

Need help figuring out how to connect my laptop to the WiFi while running Pop! OS. It's working when I switch to Windows. But when I open Pop! OS and try to try to connect to the WiFi, it says No ...
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Use Ubuntu with wifi-adaper AWUS036ach - rtl8812au

Every road I follow leeds to: E: Unable to locate package linux-headers-5.15.133.1-microsoft-standard-WSL2 E: Couldn't find any package by glob 'linux-headers-5.15.133.1-microsoft-standard-WSL2' E: ...
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Connecting to Wifi: org.freedesktop.resolve1: Permission denied

I have this problem when I try to connect to the wifi. If I run resolvectl I get the following error: resolvectl Failed to get global data: Failed to execute program org.freedesktop.resolve1: ...
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PC refuses to respond after lid down for a few hours

The pc doesn't go to sleep because I have that disabled and works with the lid down, but after some time the system drops off the network and physically accessing the device results in the screen ...
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Carrier sensing and backoff function in mac802.11

I have a Wi-Fi access point device with Linux-based firmware ( Netgear WAX220 running OpenWrt 23.05.0 with MT7615 Driver). For research purposes, I am trying to change the backoff function in my ...
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New Debian 12 Install - No Wi-Fi adapter found (Intel Comet Lake PCH CNVi WiFi)

I installed Debian 12 using the net installer, I used ethernet to do that (which is probably why i didn't notice the problem), but now I cannot use wifi. Gnome-control-center shows *No Wi-Fi adapter ...
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Fix "unmanaged" network interface if it worked before

TL;DR; Maybe I clicked vpn connect wrong and got disconnected from the network. That's why the answer is easy. As usual I wanted to connect to my work network using ipsec via network manager applet. ...
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RTL8188ETV not connecting to some networks

I am experimenting with an ESP32, so I purchased a chinese wifi adapter for my desktop computer running archlinux lastest. Using the RTL8xxxu driver, I can connect to most network... except the ESP32 ...
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Remove p2p-dev-wlp1s0 device, network manager

nmcli output (among other items): p2p-dev-wlp1s0: disconnected "p2p-dev-wlp1s0" wifi-p2p, hw How can I remove this p2p-dev-wlp1s0 device? It's used for wireless peer-to-peer ...
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Arch Linux doesn't connect to hidden network after iwctl command

station wlan1 connect-hidden "123" After using this command on (arch bootable USB of last release ) output is object not found 123 is real ssid of my hidden network This could be happen ...
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