Questions tagged [wpa-supplicant]

wpa_supplicant, a free software implementation of an IEEE 802.11i supplicant for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD, QNX, AROS, Microsoft Windows, Solaris, OS/2 (including eComStation) and Haiku.

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Debian - Google Coral Board - issue changing IP address with wpa_supplicant preinstalled

I am new in Linux Embedded System, and I have a newly flashed Google Coral Board. I was trying to change the wlan0 IP address to a fixed (static) IP address by adding configuration to etc/network/...
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How to configure wpa_supplicant conf to handle multiple USB WIiFi devices with single conf file with systemd-networkd service?

I'm using systemd-networkd for network configurations, which has made networking setup a lot easier for wired and wifi interfaces. But not in case of wpa_supplicant configurations. I would like to ...
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WPA supplicant sometimes outputs WRONG_KEY

I am successfully able to connect to different wifi networks using wpa_cli and wpa_supplicant. But rarely (about ~3% of the time) I get the WRONG_KEY error from WPA supplicant even though I know I am ...
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Since updating to fedora 33 I can't connect to eduroam (wpa_supplicant)

Yesterday I updated my thinkpad with fedora 32 to a thinkpad with fedora 33. Soon I noticed something was amiss, I could no longer connect to eduroam. Eduroam uses WPA and WPA2 Enterprise and fedora ...
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wpa_supplicant returns CTRL-EVENT-CONNECTED, but can't ping anything (ip: either “to” is duplicate, or “192.168.2.1” is garbage)

Heyo! I'm currently working on a from-scratch linux distro (not from LFS). I've gotten wpa_supplicant up and running, and wpa_supplicant -Dnl90211 -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf ...
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wpa_cli doesn't save freq_list

I try to use wpa_cli to modify a network. wpa_cli remove_network 2 wpa_cli add_network wpa_cli set_network 2 ssid '"myssid"' wpa_cli set_network 2 psk '"secretpwd"' wpa_cli ...
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Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant yet got errors and not connected

i'm using #Void_linux. Before i was using Ethernet. I've never used wireless before... # ip link show 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 65536 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN mode DEFAULT group ...
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Hotspot network creation took too long and failed activation

I'm planning to host a hotspot on my laptop with NetworkManager on Arch Linux. It was not difficult to create a hotspot configuration. However, when I was attempting to activate the created hotspot ...
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wpa_supplicant will not freeze on suspend

Sometimes, when I try to suspend my computer, it fails to freeze, telling me: [Wed Sep 9 19:14:36 2020] Freezing user space processes ... [Wed Sep 9 19:14:56 2020] Freezing of tasks failed after 20....
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2.4 GHz Wi-Fi associating timing out

Connecting to a 2.4 GHz access point broke at some point of updating (don't remember exactly where, either kernel or iw update). When connecting associating times out and the whole connection process ...
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wpa_supplicant: segmentation fault

I've been getting segmentation fault when i tried to make my device as station mode. I had no issues getting Access point work on my device. Not sure what the issue is for station mode. what i did: ...
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Network interfaces not showing up on fresh Gentoo install

After a fresh Gentoo install, my ifconfig is showing just my loopback. ifconfig -a returns all my interfaces. My lspci -knn shows my wireless card as loaded with ath9k, both the driver and module. ...
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How to debug wifi connection breaking during video/audio calls?

I'm on Debian 5.7.10-1 (2020-07-26) x86_64 bullseye/sid and suffer daily from wifi interruptions, that only happen when I'm in a audio or video call. It means that my computer completely disconnects (...
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Starting network: [ 6.178148] ip (252) used greatest stack depth: 5756 bytes left /bin/sh: wpa_supplicant: not found

I entered in /etc/network/interfaces file auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp Then i tried ifconfig. It's showing eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 8A:B8:53:87:09:2A ...
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/bin/sh: wpa_supplicant: not found

I entered in /etc/network/interfaces file auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp Then i tried ifconfig. It's showing eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 8A:B8:53:87:09:2A ...
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Wi-fi driver is not supported by wpa_supplicant

I am trying to connect to a WPA-encrypted wireless network from the console. I am using an ALFA AWUS036ACH wi-fi adapter. So I have created the file /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf which contains the ...
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wpa_supplicant :not found

I entered in /etc/network/interfaces file auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto lo iface lo inet loopback and the i tried ifconfig it showing eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 8A:B8:53:87:09:2A ...
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ifconfig: SIOCGIFFLAGS: No such device

Running ifconfig wlan0 up returns ifconfig: SIOCGIFFLAGS: No such device I tried ifconfig wlan0 and got ifconfig: wlan0: error fetching interface information: Device not found Boot-up logs showing ...
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can't connect to wifi after Arch Linux installation

I just finished installing Arch Linux on my computer. Everything seems to be working fine, except I can't get my wifi to work. My wifi is a standard WPA2 network that comes from a router in my house. ...
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How to connect to a Radius wireless network with wpa_supplicant using a username and password?

I am attempting to connect to a wireless network that uses RADIUS and WPA2 enterprise with the wpa_supplicant tool in linux. Does anyone know the proper configuration for this type of connection? My ...
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Connection two raspberry PI via Wi-Fi direct

I wanted to play with the Wi-Fi direct protocol and really understand it as I want to pretend I have a sensor network that follows the pattern: wake up establish a network trade data disconnect wait ...
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wpa_cli store hash password

Using wpa_passphrase I can get a config with the password stored as a hash but when saving a new network with wpa_cli it gets saved as plain text. Is there a way to save passwords as a hash from ...
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what are the reasons why the wpa_cli command would timeout whilst communicating with the wpa_supplicant control socket in a systemd service?

I'm running the wpa_cli command inside of a python program to check the wifi status. The normal command to check the utility can communicate with the supplicant process is: /sbin/wpa_cli -iwlext ping ...
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wpa_cli scan returns empty SSID value

I am trying to scan the access points in my environment using wpa_cli scan And fetching the results using wpa_cli scan_results There are few access points with SSID values being empty. I am aware ...
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Trying to configure Wifi on Linux with Java

Edit: In rethinking the problem, one questions stands out: Why can I simply connect to Wifi when going through the GUI, but I require root privileges if I want to connect through the command line? I'...
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How do I generate the certificates for EAP-TLS Wi-Fi?

I want to connect a Linux machine to WPA2 Enterprise Wi-Fi (that I manage). The certificates I created with OpenSSL work well with Android and iOS devices, but I can't figure out what types of ...
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How do I find what's wrong with the certificate used for EAP-TLS?

I'm trying to connect Raspberry Pi to a EAP-TLS Wi-Fi access point. The connection fails: wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-STARTED EAP authentication started wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-EAP-PROPOSED-METHOD vendor=0 ...
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wpa_supplicant systemd script

Did some search and found no solution, perhaps because I do not know what am I doing wrong to begin with. Now, I want my box to connect to the wifi automatically on boot and start sshd so I can sort ...
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I erased hardware address of wifi device in NetworkManager. How can I find it again?

I was trying to fix a limited connectivity wifi connection and erased the hardware address of wifi device in NetworkManager by mistake. I cannot get wifi to work and thought changing those settings ...
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Cannot connect to alcatel wifi router with kali however can connect to other wlans

I can connect to the wlan with the phone but not with the kali laptop wpa_supplicant -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf -i wlan0 Successfully initialized wpa_supplicant wlan0: CTRL-EVENT-REGDOM-CHANGE ...
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How to use trace-cmd with wpa_supplicant?

I want to trace the function calls (of the wpa_supplicant source) when I connect to wireless network with wpa_supplicant. I have built wpa_supplicant with CONFIG_DEBUG_LINUX_TRACING option from ...
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Simultaneous WiFi connections

I've been trying to configure my PI to connect to two networks at the same time with inconsistent results. I am using both the built in adapter and a USB adapter. The USB adapter reports as a Edimax ...
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Is it normal to have two running wpa_supplicants?

I'm trying to debug issues with wifi connectivity of my RPi 3 (it just randomly loses connection sometimes). And I noticed that ps aux | grep wpa_supplicant gives me: root 310 0.0 0.4 10708 ...
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Embedded device wpa_supplicant reconnect

We have an embedded arm device running an OS based on Debian 9, running kernel 4.14.67-1.0.6+. EDIT: As per @A.B's request, below is the driver/chipset info too for future viewers - I didn't know how ...
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Trigger a script on WiFi connect-disconnect event in raspberry Pi

I am a newbie with Raspberry Pi. I am having one Pi3 and one Pi Zero. Pi3 is acting as a router and my PiZero is connected with it. I want to trigger a script on connect-disconnect event. I have ...
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Is there a command line tool that could connect to wifi and takes ssid and pass as arguments? [duplicate]

Currently I am using nmtui for selecting a spot. I would like to connect to a wifi spot from command line. I expect there might be a tool that would work this way connec2wifi -s somessid -p **** ...
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openconnect doesn't work after suspend, I have to reboot to get it to work again

I have the following situation: I am connected to a VPN via openconnect. I disconnect (for example because I suspend my computer), and then when I try to reconnect, openconnect gives me the following....
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How to enable MD5 certificates in wpa_supplicant with OpenSSL 1.1?

Since I upgraded to Debian 10 I am unable to connect to eduroam. As it turns out my employer decided to use EAP-TLS with client certificates signed using the MD5 hash function. From what I can find ...
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Manually set wpa_supplicant driver?

I'm using a RaspberryPi 4 (4GB) and I was able to set up /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf with all needed certificates properly, to authenticate at our companys wifi: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/...
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802.1x wired authentication failed

I have this problem: I live in a university dorm room with an ethernet port because the campus wifi doesn't reach. So, together with the network administrator that was on board with this, I used an ...
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Fedora 31 drops wifi connection after some time

I'm using Fedora 31 on my Notebook. Everything works well, except for Fedora dropping the wifi connection after a while, making it necessary to reconnect to the network. Every few minutes after ...
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Getting bash: wpa_supplicant: command not found

I am trying to connect to my school's wifi on a fresh install of Debian 10. I have no GUI and no internet at the moment, so just going through command line. I have set up my /etc/wpa_supplicant.config ...
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Arch Linux: Wi-Fi Not Automatically Starting On Boot

I have recently installed Arch Linux on my laptop. I have setup the Wi-Fi without problem using wpa_supplicant, however it does not automatically start this on boot, and every time my system boots up, ...
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How can I tell whether a given linux distro's wifi is managed via NetworkManager vs wpa_supplicant?

It seems like different distros use either wpa_supplicant or NetworkManager to handle their wifi connections. It also appears to be the case that these are mutually exclusive and aren't meant to be ...
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How to install wpasupplicant, when there is package libnl-genl-3-200 & libnl-route-3-200 not installed?

Note: I do not have network manager install. To install it, I require wpasupplicant. This means I have to use my mobile phone to download necessary packages, and transfer it via pendrive using OTG. ...
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Wifi disconnects instantly

Hi I installed qubes on the x220 I bought on Ebay. Now I got the problem that wifi is not connecting. Qubes uses the sys-net VM to for internet connection based on fedora 29. It uses networkmanager ...
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Scanning and connecting to wifi using Qt and wpa_supplicant.conf

I am writing a Qt based application on a ARM linux device. I want to be able to create wifi functionality in the most efficient way. Currently I am using QProcess to run a script that modifies the ...
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Getting WPA_Supplicant to work on boot in Debian 10

I have just created a fresh install of Debian 10. I have disabled network-manager, since I find it extremely annoying, opting for wpa_supplicant (non-mobile wireless desktop). In order to get this to ...
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Linux boot freezes at WPA supplicant

When booting my laptop, which is running Fedora 30 on kernal 5.2.7, it freezes when it gets to WPA supplicant saying: [ OK ] Started WPA supplicant But doesn't proceed any further. If anyone ...
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How to avoid extra routes from Network Manager?

On my home wireless network, network-manager adds extra routes compared to wpa_supplicant, which causes IPv6 hosts on the local network to be unreachable. Route table is shown below, note that network-...

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