Questions tagged [wifi]

Questions on the use of Wi-Fi (local area wireless computer networking technology). This tag is also used for generic "wlan" questions since they are commonly synonymous. Note shopping questions are off-topic.

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Android tv box with raspberry pi project questions

Hello i would like to make a raspberry pi 4 android tv box with some requierments. This is what i need to know how to do: -Can connect to cable tv (antenna). -Can stream Netflix and HBO. -Expirience ...
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Runing pihole when pi acts as wifi repeater

I got my raspberry pi setup as described here It runs as a wifi repeater which creates a new wifi on clinet side. I want all devices connected on the client side to use a pihole which also runs on the ...
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RPi4 B as a wireless access point + pop up http page

My Raspberry pi is connected with known WiFi network right now for my application, but if any other person is to use their own wifi network then how do I setup wifi for Pi? So I need to implement wifi ...
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How to tether LINKZONE 2 hotspot to a Rpi4

I’m using a Rpi4 as a bridge. Rpi4 is connected to the hotspot WiFi wireless. Can I tether the hotspot to Rpi4 with usb and turn off WiFi?
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Issue connecting to the WiFi with Raspberry Pi 4

I am running into this issue where I have to run the same command every single time and I need to constantly have the window where I ran the command running to make sure the WiFi is connected. sudo ...
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isc-dhcp-server fails on boot on wlan0 interface

I am setting up a DHCP server running on my wireless interface. During boot the following messages show up in /var/log/syslog: Nov 28 07:56:48 pi-w isc-dhcp-server[503]: Launching IPv4 server only. ...
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Mount root partition of Raspbian OS on mac? [closed]

Is there a way to mount the root partition of the Raspbian SD card on a mac? I need to edit the dhcpcd.conf file. I had my pi running as a router and IP camera (so I wouldn't need someone else's wifi ...
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Save ip address of device connected to RPi network

how can I automatically save to file an IP address of a device connected to RPi (configured as a router). Every time a new device is connected to my network I would like to open a file (or create if ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi Stopped working after router reset [closed]

I reset my wifi router and then set the same SSID and password same as before, which allowed all mobile and laptops to connect to router like before but now the raspberry PI 4 is not getting connected ...
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Create new secure ad-hoc network

I am trying to create a secure ad-hoc network generated from a pi 3b+ running Buster. I would like to have a password prompt to show up when I try to connect to the network on various devices. Here is ...
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How to config static IP on eth0 but keep wlan0 dynamic

I'm trying to achieve two things, but they seem to be contradictory: I want to set a static ip on eth0 to be able to SSH into it from my Windows 10 Laptop via Ethernet cable. (I take my Rpi on the go,...
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Can I setup a Rpi Zero W to prefer the USB wifi dongle instead on the embedded wifi?

I have an RPi Zero W, on which I want to use a Wifi dongle to have better reception. I can see my dongle, the drivers are recognized and I can scan with it, but Raspbian (stretch) seems to stick to ...
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Raspberry Pi keeps disconnecting / restarting?

I've looked around here but couldn't find an answer that worked for me and I tried quite a few different things. dmesg, tail -f /var/log/syslog, etc. I've also checked my security options are just ...
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Reset predictable Network Interface Names

I have a RPi 4 8GB with the latest Raspberry Pi OS. I have two Wifi-Interfaces: Onboard wifi (first wlan0 -> now wlan1) usb wifi (predictable name wlx00c0cXXXXX) The Onboard wifi named wlan0 till ...
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Turning off and on ad hoc mode on raspberry pi

I setup an ad hoc network between my computer and a pi for a project which works perfectly but when I have the ad-hoc on I have no access to the internet on the pi. There are times I am going to need ...
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My pi keeps disassociating with my wifi

My Raspberry pi 3 keeps disassociating with my WiFi at random and i don't know why. I have tried rebooting the pi and updating it but the issue keeps occurring.
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Is it possible to make a WIFI to LAN Bridge with the RaspberryPi3b and Bridge Utils?

I am currently trying to make a bridge between the Wifi and Lan on the Raspberry Pi 3b with Raspberry Pi Os Lite for an Assignment. The Task is to connect the Raspberry to the Wifi and then Bridge it ...
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Connect to wifi on book

I have a relatively fresh install of RetroPie that won't connect to wifi on boot. (I'm copying these configs by hand) /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf country=US ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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Would like to use wlan0 to autologon to a captive portal, then bridge to wlan1 as AP

Scenario is this: My office wifi AP uses a simple "press to agree button" captive portal. That works well for humans, but in this case my wifi client is an instrument that does not have any ...
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Recommened way to ensure Raspberry Pi connectivity

what's the recommended way to ensure connectivity throughout the time? I'm using wifi in this case, on a Raspberry PI 4 w/ Raspbian 10 buster. I noticed that it's losing connectivity randomly after ...
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Pi 4B wifi can only use channels legal in China

My Raspberry Pi 4 can access some wifi channels, but not all of them. My question is: How can I get it to access all the wifi channels it is supposed to be able to use in Canada? It is configured for ...
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PiVPN with Wireguard drops wifi connection

I have recently set up a Raspberry4 and installed pihole and pipvpn using wireguard on it. pihole serves as DNS for my VPN as well, DHCP is still configured on my local router and the raspberry is ...
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Ubuntu MATE thinks it knows my IP address but is wrong

I am trying to boot my Raspberry Pi from an image (I created) burned to an SD card. I set up the image on another Raspberry(we will call it 4GB). etc/NetworkManager has the password of the WiFi stored....
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Multiple Issues connecting pi to new network (ssh)

I have a rpi 4b that up until this point has worked fine on my old wifi network. I've had to switch ISP from Telstra to Optus and am on a new network (old network yet to be shut off). I only access it ...
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Setup Raspberry Pi Bluetooth using Matlab

I want to set up a built-in Bluetooth module of Raspberry pi for providing wifi SSID and Password using MATLAB. But I don't find any Bluetooth object in MATLAB to connect the raspberry pi Bluetooth. I ...
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Why won't Buster Lite boot to anything other than emergency mode on wired Pi Zero when a file system check is done?

I'm running a wired (no onboard bluetooth or wifi) Pi Zero with Buster Lite with latest update/upgrade. When I touch /forcefsck, or put an equivalent statement in /boot/cmdline.txt, it ALWAYS fails ...
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RaspAP connect to WEP WIFI client

I have a raspberry pi setup with raspAP as a mobile hotspot for when I'm on the go at camping sites. Occasionally I encounter an old WEP network, which I can not connect to. I attempted to install ...
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Raspberry Pi 4B won't connect to 802.11ac WiFi

802.11ac was supposed to be compatible with Pi 4, right? I recently tried using 802.11ac only to maximize the WiFi performance, but as soon as I did that, the Pi disconnected I have & to enable ...
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The built-in Raspberry Pi 4 Wifi doesn't work, but a USB wifi adapter does, is the built-in Wifi broken?

The only WIFI network I'm able to use is 5G WPA EAP. The Pi 4 it will connect to an access point, but on it's own it doesn't connect to the internet. When I ping www.google.com I get Temporary ...
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rc.local not able to execute python script with network code

(Disclaimer, this is a crosspost from my Unix & Linux Overflow question, however I got no answers) To introduce my problem, I'm running Raspbian Stretch on a RPi 3 model B+, and I have two scripts ...
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How to handle two networks (one for Smart devices and another to access internet) in a home automation setup?

I want to use my Raspberry Pi 4 as a secure home automation server that can handle two networks: one for accessing smart devices (over WiFi) and another for accessing the internet. This setup should ...
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Raspberry pi zero W not connected to WPA enterprise school network

I have been trying to connect my Raspberry pi Zero W to the school network. So far, it seems like I have it connected since the wifi icon is in blue, and the school network has a checkmark, although ...
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Raspberry PI 3B: Problem connecting to SSID

I am using raspberry pi 3B with Jessie OS. I connect it to wifi by changing the network setting inside the /etc/network/interfaces the file. The setting looks like something like: source-directory /...
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Connection between nodemcu and raspberry in different networks

You can send measured data from a sensor connected to the NodeMCU to the Raspberry, only I don't want a physical connection, I want to connect via another wifi. Example, Raspberry is at my house and ...
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I have created a 5Ghz wireless ap on my raspberry pi 4 but it is not upto the speed of 5Ghz

Link speed is only 72mbps i have tested in several devices link speed from rpi4 is 72mbps from other 5ghz sources it is high. iperf3 also results in around 60mbps (mega bits per second) speed. This is ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 as WiFi extender causes audio problems on Windows 10 when connected

After following tutorial provided in this answer i've managed to use my Raspberry Pi 4 as WiFi extender and it's working really good. The main and only problem is that when i'm connected on my PC with ...
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How to create a wireless and own RPi WiFi network?

I know that you can create a WiFi access point with Raspberry Pi but being connected via ethernet to an existing network. How can I create my own independent WiFi network fully generated by RPi? if ...
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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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WiFi shows “unavailable” on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B / Fedora 32

I'm trying to use Fedora Server 32 on my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, using the procedure documented here. Everything goes pretty well, up until the point where I have the system set up and I try to ...
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Wireless communication between a RPI and a Android app - without internet

I got a RPI4 and I would like to communicate to it from my Android Studio made app. Specifically I would like to start a javascript with node.js on the RPI. So the RPI should be sort of an headless ...
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Sharing a headless Raspberry's IP to an Android host

I am doing a project where a Raspberry pi zero collects some data from a sensor and displays it through a self hosted web server. Now,the usual way you access a webpage in a raspberry is to just type ...
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How is the radio module connected to motherboard (CPU) on Pi-4? [closed]

By this link we can see that in Pi 4 there is Wi-Fi module (called radio module under the picture). But I can't figure out, how is this module connected to motherboard? Is this PCI bus or whatever? ...
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link two wifi systems

My neighbor and I would like to share several rpi surveillance cameras. They are all on distinct and separate IP addresses. Question: how can we each see each others IP cameras from our own wifi ...
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Connect WiFi and Ethernet simultaneously

I'm trying to connect the raspberry to the ethernet and wifi at the same time, but don't work. Raspberry infos: Model: Pi Model 3B+ V1.3 /etc/dhcpcd.conf: # A sample configuration for dhcpcd. See ...
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Raspberry Pi 3b+ WiFi hotspot with hostapd Failed to start Advanced IEEE 802.11 AP and IEEE 802.1X/WPA/WPA2/EAP Authenticator

I have this: /etc/default/hostapd DAEMON_CONF="/etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf" /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf interface=wlan0 driver=nl80211 ssid=HOTSPOT hw_mode=g channel=6 ieee80211n=1 wmm_enabled=...
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How can I access my raspberry pi following a WiFi SSID name change?

I was experiencing issues with my broadband so was advised by support to perform a hard reset. Unfortunately this also reset my custom SSID which I believe has cut WiFi connection for my Raspberry Pi ...
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Not able to connect my rpi to the WiFi

Hello rpi enthusiasts, I have my rpi connected to the WiFi as well as the ethernet cable connected to it, but I cannot reach any websites. I am trying to clone a GitHub repository. Has anyone ever had ...
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How to invoke the existing persistent p2p Go on restart of device (to create auto connect)

I am able to connect successfully with the android device with the following wpa_supplicant.conf ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=root update_config=1 device_name=DIRECT-Pi ...
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Raspberry 4B - Dualband 2.4GHZ and 5GHZ

I am aware that the question is asked here already, e.g. Can RPi4 run simultaneously on dual band (WiFi 2.4GHz / 5GHz)? Is it possible to use Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Dual Band WiFi Simultaneously? But I ...
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Connection works only after router restart

My raspberry pi 3 with octopi is connected via Wifi with my router (fritz box). The pi is connects itself successfully. I can't access the pi from my computer (i can't even ping) if the computer is ...

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