I have pocket wifi which is a portable wifi router.

It has a SSID and Password.

I want my RPi3 B+(ubuntu server 16.04) connect to that pocket wifi automatically after reboot.

Should I make some script that start when RPi boot up ?

please give me some advice !

  • What OS? What Pi model? What is a "pocket wifi"? What is a "static SSID" (is there any other kind)? – Milliways Nov 10 '18 at 9:51
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    You should include this information in all questions (preferably as tags). Other answers will assume Raspbian, but Ubuntu MATE uses Network Manager (which AFAIK does not use wpa_supplicant - or at least wpa_supplicant.conf). I am unsure about the server. You would be better to ask on a Ubuntu site. – Milliways Nov 11 '18 at 10:21
  • Possible duplicate of Detect connected wifi IP address – Ingo Nov 13 '18 at 10:03

Edit the wpa_supplicant.conf file:


See more in the official documentation.

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    Why do you assume the SSID is hidden? Why do you leave out some essential bits (like the country code)? Why do you assume OP's distro uses wpa_supplicant? – Dirk Nov 10 '18 at 18:38

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