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Setting up a static IP address on Raspian jessie [duplicate]

I have followed many tutorials and when I get to the point sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces Remove the line that reads iface eth0 inet dhcp I do not get the above line, the only similar line is ...
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How to get my ip address from pi 3 [duplicate]

I am trying to get the IP of my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. I have run the ifconfig command in the terminal and I get this result. Is the first line for iface enxb827 for the ethernet? How do I ...
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Change to Static IP address but Internet not working [duplicate]

i set up a static ip address on my pi 3 but after that the internet is not working. how can I change it to dynamic? or what should I do?
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ifconfig is showing etho an wlan but no lo? [duplicate]

I attempted to give my RPi a static IP address by altering /etc/network/interfaces file. Now the command, ifconfig, shows no lo when called. What did I do wrong? I tried reverting the line iface ...
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2 B static IP not working [duplicate]

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 2B and was setting it up. I was told to make the IP static by changing the line iface eth0 inet dhcp However, the IP config file did not contain the word dhcp ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 will not connect to wifi [duplicate]

I am a complete newbie to raspberry Pi. I have a class set of Pi's and have been able to connect some to the wifi at the school but not to others. The ones that don't work show that the wifi has ...
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No IP obtained on Edimax EW-7811Un 802.11n Wireless Adapter [Realtek RTL8188CUS] [duplicate]

I've installed Raspbian Jessie today and I'm having problems with an Edimax EW-7811Un 802.11n that was working under Raspbian Wheezy. It shows up fine with lsusb and sudo iwlist wlan0 shows my Wifi ...
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How to put "UP" my wlan0 Raspberry PI 4 [duplicate]

I have a simple probleme but i'm a novice on the Raspberry pi. Currently i have a Raspberry Pi 4 and i want to connect it to my wifi. I use rapbian less desktop and at the start my twice network was ...
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Lost static wlan0 IP when unplug ethernet? [duplicate]

I do not know why, but when I unplug my ethernet cable, I have no more wifi connection. I use /etc/network/interfaces for configure my static IP auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug eth0 ...
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Raspberry Pi Static IP prevents WiFi from working - Connects but cannot obtain data [duplicate]

I’m using a Pi4 with the latest version of Raspbian. I’m looking to set a static IP, and sure it does set, but I can’t access the internet. Can anyone assist? My dhcpcd.conf file looks like this at ...
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My wifi adapter does't work [duplicate]

i am using raspberry pi 2 debian jessie ,my problem is that my wifi adapter does't work ,so i followed this tutorial edit my /etc/network/interfaces like this ` # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) ...
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Setting Up Wifi Stretch Lite (Command line) [duplicate]

I am using the following command sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and my file looks like this ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=GB ...
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How do I connect my Pi to a wifi that requires a Username and Password? [duplicate]

I'm fairly new to the Pi and am trying to connect it to my University's wifi. I am unsure how to get it to run solely on wifi which requires both username and password (vs just SSID and pass). I've ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi Zero W to wifi [duplicate]

I've just set up a Raspberry Pi Zero W - my first Raspberry Pi. I've loaded Raspbian into it without trouble, but I can't connect it to WiFi. It can find my home network easily, and lets me key in ...
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All local hosts unreachable while connected to Wi-Fi [duplicate]

My Raspi is connected to our WLAN using the following /etc/network/interfaces settings auto wlan0 allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf ...
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Cannot connect to wlan0 after setting the IP to static [duplicate]

Without setting the IP to static I can easily connect to Pi. The untouched ip is 192.168.1.135 and works great. How ever upon editing the /etc/dhcpcd.conf and adding interface wlan0 static ...
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Correct wpa_supplicant config for WPA2-Personal connection [duplicate]

I need to setup my pi 3b+ headlessly (I dont have access to a monitor or keyboard). I have already burnt raspbian lite to my sd and added the ssh and wpa_supplicant.conf files. However, the pi does ...
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How do I automate a non-gui wifi client to roam to the strongest AP in range? [duplicate]

I have a RPi in the car that I need to act as a mobile AP. I need it to provide a consistent, unchanging ESSID (in AP mode) using the onboard wlan0 for all devices that stay in my car. Dashcams, the ...
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Raspbian Wifi does not see Wifi dongle on RP 2 B [duplicate]

My Raspbian network panel does not see my wifi but I know that it is there. iwlist wlan0 scan shows all of the wifi signals I have added the SSID and PSK to my wpa_supplicant.conf file and still ...
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No wireless interface found [duplicate]

I've just got a raspberry pi. However I cannot connect to my wifi. Here are what is in my /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicat.conf: ctrl_interfsace=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev ...
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How to setup multiple WiFi networks?

I go back and forth from home to school with my Pi. I just got the WiFi working last night at home using wpa.conf instead of wpa_supplicant.conf as the book I was using had the walk thru for that ...
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Differences between /etc/dhcpcd.conf and /etc/network/interfaces?

I have this configuration in /etc/network/interfaces: auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet manual wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf allow-hotplug ...
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater, optional with bridge

I need a wireless access point that is bridged with the wired ethernet port and that is connected to another wifi internet router with a client connection as uplink. All devices connected to the RasPi ...
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WiFi disconnects after period of time on Raspberry Pi, doesn't reconnect

I was finally able to get my Raspberry Pi connected to a hidden SSID network (WPA2 Personal) using the below settings (not using wpa_supplicant.conf). However, after a few hours it disconnects and ...
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Setting up WiFi and Ethernet

I'm struggling with my configuration of my Raspberry Pi. I want to achieve the following: eth0: will be used with a static ip and can only connect to the local area network (this will be my NFS ...
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Mysterious RPi wifi problem -- No wireless interfaces found

Alright, I have been unable to find a solution to this problem anywhere else online, so please bear with me: I have a new Raspberry Pi Model 2B which came with a wifi dongle (Ralink RT5370) and when ...
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How can I find the MAC address of my Wi-Fi interface?

I want to determine the MAC-address of my Wi-Fi interface on a Raspberry Pi Z W running Raspbian Lite. Is there a command that I can run to tell me this? Is there a device in the /proc tree that will ...
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Ad Hoc setup in RPi 3

How to configure RPi 3 ad-hoc mode? I can't configure my RPi 3, i have seen tutorials but everything is about RPi 2 and the wireless usb but the RPi 3 has that module integrated, so i can't continue ...
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raspi-config network option not working

I am trying to turn on the network option in raspi-config, but when I do, I get this error: could not communicate with wpa_supplicant Then I hit enter to continue and I get this message There was ...
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Set static IP and stop DHCP on Jessie Lite

I've been trying for a few days now to set a static IP for my Pi but have so far been unsuccessful. I have a Model B Revision 2.0 (revision code 000d). I'm running Jessie Lite released 2016-05-27. ...
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Raspbian Buster Lite: couldn't communicate with wpa_supplicant

Just flashed a card with Raspbian Buster Lite on a Raspberry Pi 2, and ssh'd into it using an ethernet cable. raspi-config/wpa_cli can't communicate with wpa_supplicant (there's no /var/run/...
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The File "etc/network/interfaces" is basically empty

I've been trying to setup the Pi as a WiFi AP, so that I can use it in Hotels to allow multiple devices to use the same WiFi connection. On the net there are multiple tutorials on how to do this. Such ...
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Connecting to universities WPA2-Enterprise Wifi Network

As the title suggests, this question is very closely related to this question. And following the instructions by Lucas Goossen, I'm able to get a inet addr on my wlan0 (confirmed by ifconfig wlan0), ...
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Cannot set up WiFi on Raspberry Pi Zero W running Stretch

I have been trying to connect to my wireless network for several days now with my Raspberry Pi Zero W running Stretch (2017-08-16 release). I have read many threads on how to setup wifi, including the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 - internal Wifi wont connect to network

i'm rather new to Linux and all that, in fact the Raspberry Pi 3 i just got is the first Linux-only machine i ever had, running the latest version of Raspbian .. so here's my problem: I'm trying to ...
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'ifdown wlan0' returns 'interface wlan0 not configured' but 'ifconfig wlan0' shows the connection [closed]

I'm having a strange problem on a RPi 2 Model B. I just reformatted the sd card with the newest version of Raspbian and done all the sudo get update/upgrade stuff. I've plugged in an ethernet ...
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disable dhcpcd.service for static ip?

I'm trying to speed up boot time on my PI. systemctl-analyze tells me it takes 7.7s to start dhcpcd.service. This seems a bit much, all I need is a static ip address for eth0 (for a local network only,...
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Where is the wifi password stored on Raspbian? [duplicate]

Say I type in my wifi password and press "Remember" or something. It should store it, either as a hash or plain text, in a file somewhere. Where is that file? Is it stored as a hash or plain text?
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No internet connection post-buster to bullseye upgrade

Problem: I've successfully upgraded a RasPi 3B+ dev box from Buster to Bullseye. However, when the Pi boots up, there is no internet connection. Background: Boot up showed a [FAILED] entry of: Failed ...
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How do I configure dhcpcd to call wpa_supplicant for a specific interface?

$ uname -a Linux pi 4.9.59+ #1047 Sun Oct 29 11:47:10 GMT 2017 armv6l GNU/Linux System fully updated via apt. I'm aware there are many, many questions and blogs on this topic, but after several days ...
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How to disable dhcpcd

I'm trying to connect via Wi-Fi and to do so I have to disable dhcpcd but I couldn't. I tried: sudo update-rc.d -f dhcpcd disable But it didn't work I also tried to remove it using: sudo update-...
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How to automatically connect to Wifi on boot for Pi2?

I am using a Pi2 with Wifi USB Wifi Adapter. Every time I boot, I have to connect to the wifi manually by providing the password. Is there any way Pi2 can automatically connect to the wifi on boot? ...
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Raspbian ignores /etc/network/interfaces

I would like to connect my pc and my raspbian through a network without internet output. I have a router with the dhcp disabled, and I connect to this router my raspberry pi 2 and my pc. The pc ...
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Difference between using wpa_supplicant and /etc/network/interfaces

I've used the wpa_supplicant and changed the interface to use this and I can get the pi to connect to the network. network { ssid="YOUR_NETWORK_NAME" psk="YOUR_NETWORK_PASSWORD" } I can also ...
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Raspbian: static IP for eth0 and dhcp for wlan0

I run a Raspberry Pi at our university (Raspbian Stretch). I use it for a project where it has to rely on WiFi. I configured the connection using wpa_supplicant and it worked perfectly well. Now there'...
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How to prevent /etc/resolv.conf from being overwritten?

I use a static IP for my RPi: root@rpi2:/etc# cat /etc/network/interfaces auto lo iface lo inet loopback allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 192.168.0.2 netmask 255....
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/etc/network/interfaces missing on Raspbian

I am confused by Raspbian network configuration. I'd like to edit /etc/network/interfaces to setup the loopback interface to start automatically but I cannot find the configuration file. root@...
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Wifi Configuration wlan0 unassociated

Using: Model B Version 2 Dongle: TP-Link model TL-WN823N os: raspbian Tutorial: http://www.circuitbasics.com/raspberry-pi-wifi-installing-wifi-dongle/ Following the tutorial above i have altered ...
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Connecting RPi to 2 different networks

I'm pretty new to Raspberry and I searched the net for a while now trying to find a good and simple answer to this question. Ok, so I have a network that is connected to the internet. I want to start ...
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WiFi not working on Raspbian Jessie

I just made a clean install of Raspbian Jessie, and my WiFi adapter doesn't seem to work. It was working on wheezy. > lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I did have ...
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