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I am new to the raspberry pi and can't quite seem to figure this one out.

The wpa_gui is blank in the adapter and network field and reporting the error "Could not get status from wpa_supplicant"

Content of /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf:

#Needed for wpa_gui to work
ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev

#Needed for wpa_gui to alter the configuration file
update_config=1

network={
ssid=spl-public
psk=""

#Protocal type can be: RSN(for WP2) and WPA(for WPA1)
proto=WPA

#Key managment type can be: WPA-PSK or WPA-EAP (Pre-Shared or Enterprise)
key_mgmt=WPA-PSK

#Pairwise can be CMMP or TKIP(for WPA2 or WPA1)
pairwise=TKIP

#Authorization option should be OPEN for both WPA1/WPA2 (in less commonly used are SHARED and LEAP)
auth-alg=OPEN
}

Content of /etc/network/interfaces:

auto lo
iface lo inet lopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet manual
wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp

The wpa_supplicant.conf file references to a directory /var/run/wpa_supplicant, this does not exist on my system. What should be here?

sudo ifup --force wlan0

Returns:

wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start run-parts: 
/etc/network/if-pre-up.d/wpasupplicant exited with return code 1 

Failed to connect to wpa_supplicant - wpa_ctrl_open: No such file or directory 
wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_cli daemon failed to start run-parts:
/etc/network/if-up.d/wpasupplicant exited with return code 1

I am new to the raspberry pi and can't quite seem to figure this one out.

The wpa_gui is blank in the adapter and network field and reporting the error "Could not get status from wpa_supplicant"

Content of /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf:

#Needed for wpa_gui to work
ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev

#Needed for wpa_gui to alter the configuration file
update_config=1

network={
ssid=spl-public
psk=""

#Protocal type can be: RSN(for WP2) and WPA(for WPA1)
proto=WPA

#Key managment type can be: WPA-PSK or WPA-EAP (Pre-Shared or Enterprise)
key_mgmt=WPA-PSK

#Pairwise can be CMMP or TKIP(for WPA2 or WPA1)
pairwise=TKIP

#Authorization option should be OPEN for both WPA1/WPA2 (in less commonly used are SHARED and LEAP)
auth-alg=OPEN
}

Content of /etc/network/interfaces:

auto lo
iface lo inet lopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet manual
wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp

The wpa_supplicant.conf file references to a directory /var/run/wpa_supplicant, this does not exist on my system. What should be here?

I am new to the raspberry pi and can't quite seem to figure this one out.

The wpa_gui is blank in the adapter and network field and reporting the error "Could not get status from wpa_supplicant"

Content of /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf:

#Needed for wpa_gui to work
ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev

#Needed for wpa_gui to alter the configuration file
update_config=1

network={
ssid=spl-public
psk=""

#Protocal type can be: RSN(for WP2) and WPA(for WPA1)
proto=WPA

#Key managment type can be: WPA-PSK or WPA-EAP (Pre-Shared or Enterprise)
key_mgmt=WPA-PSK

#Pairwise can be CMMP or TKIP(for WPA2 or WPA1)
pairwise=TKIP

#Authorization option should be OPEN for both WPA1/WPA2 (in less commonly used are SHARED and LEAP)
auth-alg=OPEN
}

Content of /etc/network/interfaces:

auto lo
iface lo inet lopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet manual
wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp

The wpa_supplicant.conf file references to a directory /var/run/wpa_supplicant, this does not exist on my system. What should be here?

sudo ifup --force wlan0

Returns:

wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start run-parts: 
/etc/network/if-pre-up.d/wpasupplicant exited with return code 1 

Failed to connect to wpa_supplicant - wpa_ctrl_open: No such file or directory 
wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_cli daemon failed to start run-parts:
/etc/network/if-up.d/wpasupplicant exited with return code 1
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WPA_GUI can't load wpa_supplicant

I am new to the raspberry pi and can't quite seem to figure this one out.

The wpa_gui is blank in the adapter and network field and reporting the error "Could not get status from wpa_supplicant"

Content of /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf:

#Needed for wpa_gui to work
ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev

#Needed for wpa_gui to alter the configuration file
update_config=1

network={
ssid=spl-public
psk=""

#Protocal type can be: RSN(for WP2) and WPA(for WPA1)
proto=WPA

#Key managment type can be: WPA-PSK or WPA-EAP (Pre-Shared or Enterprise)
key_mgmt=WPA-PSK

#Pairwise can be CMMP or TKIP(for WPA2 or WPA1)
pairwise=TKIP

#Authorization option should be OPEN for both WPA1/WPA2 (in less commonly used are SHARED and LEAP)
auth-alg=OPEN
}

Content of /etc/network/interfaces:

auto lo
iface lo inet lopback
iface eth0 inet dhcp

allow-hotplug wlan0
iface wlan0 inet manual
wpa-roam /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf
iface default inet dhcp

The wpa_supplicant.conf file references to a directory /var/run/wpa_supplicant, this does not exist on my system. What should be here?