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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Raspberry Pi WLAN Bridge

I have a range extender on one side of the house but it gives out really poor signal and looks to be slowly dying. I have a spare UniFi AP that I want to use but no Ethernet connection on that side ...
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How to connect RPI with its wifi credential on pendrive?

I'm using Rpi 3b+ and every time I carry it to any location, I have to attach it to the HDMI screen and enter the wifi credential, How can I set up a Pendrive so when I plugged in the Pendrive(for ...
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WiFi packet sniffer for RPi in c++

We are currently working on a project, where we want to see the packets sent over WiFi. We are using an RPi zero w as a sniffer, and we have managed to use ioctl calls to get ssid and other ...
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RPI4b cannot detect RPI3b via wifi even when both have the same SSID and passcode

I have a pretty complicated system going on and I need some help figuring out what I am doing wrong. I am not a computer engineer or have had much experience with RPI. I am running two RPI's with a ...
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Set WiFi Adapter as Eth0

I have an issue setting up my wifi adapter. To initally set up my raspberry pi zero w I used an old Wifi Pineapple from Hak5 to give the rpi W access to the internet. The Wifi Pineapple uses internet ...
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WiFi not working after installing openmediavault (OMV) 5 in RPi 4

I installed OMV 5 in my Raspberry Pi 4B running Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster), following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYDyvr9Uc6Y (script installation). Just right after install OMV 5 ...
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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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Rpi4 with Buster wpa_supplicant fails to connect to hostapd network hosted on Ubuntu laptop

I am attempting to connect a Rpi4 to an AP running on my laptop, but it won't connect. I don't see any obvious problems (to me) in wpa_supplicant or other config files. I have run wpa_supplicant in ...
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RPI3 Model B - No wireless interface found after reboot [closed]

There is no wireless interfaces found on my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. After trying few methods, I actually found the solution here (https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/a/71116/116522) However, after ...
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is there an equivalent to the dkms tool in raspbian buster?

I am installing a wifi dongle on an RP2B and the only instructions I can find were for Linux Mint using: sudo dkms add ./rtl8188fu I get a command not found. How is this done in Raspian?
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Will SDIO-mode second SD card conflict with integrated WiFi?

One is able to add a second SD card on RasPis by activating the SDIO interface. However, on the Pi 3 and Pi Zero, the integrated WiFi is connected via SDIO. Can you have both at the same time?
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How to reenable the built in wifi again after I used an external antenna?

So I'm building an autonomous boat with my Pi (3B), to which I connected using an external USB wifi adapter (which had a better range). I used the trick as described here: I simply blacklisted the ...
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Wifi country greyed out on fresh buster install

I just have done a fresh install of Raspbian Buster on a 3b+ on my home network. The box has been working fine for years running wheezy. The box isn't connected by ethernet. Trying to set up ...
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Sharing the Pi's WiFi connection through the Ethernet port using network manager

https://youtu.be/8qzHwqFBFh4 I followed this link to share my mobile hotspot to my windows desktop using raspberry pi 3 with network manager. Once the setup is complete, I noticed a poor internet ...
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Tor Router Raspberry pi 4 Access-Point no internet connection [closed]

I am trying to create a Tor Router with a Raspberry Pi 4, the newest raspbian version, the inbuild Wlan0-Card for the Access-Point and a external Edimax Usb Wlan1-Card to get a internet connection. I ...
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Ubuntu Server 18 Wifi Hotspot setup

I've switch my Rpi 4B (with raspbian) to ubuntu server since will be used as a portable WLAN web-server. My main objective is to set up an hotspot to access the local websites in the raspi. I got ...
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Can't Forget SSID, Even after rm from wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to forget an SSID from a new Raspberry Pi 4. I need to get it connected to a hidden network in our house, but it grabbed a public guest network first by default, and now I can't get it to ...
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Use wifi to access network

I'm trying to access to the network with the WiFi. I'm able to connect to the raspberry via SSH and I followed many tutorials but it still doesn't work. Below you can see that I have my ethernet ...
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How to disable standalone network configuration in raspberry pi?

I have set my raspberry pi as a standalone network using this post. Now I want to get back to my previous normal network configuration so that I can connect to the available Wifi networks. How can I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 and DLink N300 not working

I'm trying to get an additional wifi working on my raspberry pi 3. uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.9.35-v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux lsusb Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0bda:...
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Wireless Access Point to cellphone network

I have several remote Wifi objects (Arduino Nano with ESP8266) that connect every 6-12 hours to the internet for data transmission. I would like to create a wireless access point for these objects to ...
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Where is static IP setting?

A couple of years back I set up static IP in my Raspberry pi running Raspbian Stretch. Now I forgot and not able to find where I did that setup. I tried sudo nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf but it has only eth0 ...
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Connect the Raspebrry pi to WiFi from another device

Is there anyway to connect the raspberry pi to WiFi from another device like from a flask app? I know it's a crazy idea, without connecting to a network I cannot access flask app but I'm just ...
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Disable 5Ghz Wifi-band on Raspberry Pi 3B+

is it possible to disable the ability to use 5Ghz for the wlan0 interface? I only want to use 2.4 Ghz Wifi Networks. So only 2.4Ghz Wifi is available and 5Ghz is disabled. thanks in advance
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with bridge and additional WiFi-dongle

I have such a question I found a great @Ingo tutorial from this forum. Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle Therefore, I have a question. I have an IP camera that creates a ...
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Is WiFi of my Raspberry Pi Zero W broken?

Directly coming to the point. I bought a raspberry pi zero w from a local retailer. I burned a raspbian "buster" image (dated 2019-09-26) into a 16GB SanDisk Class 10 SDHC memory card and booted the ...
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Which WiFi adapter is best for the raspberry pi

I am looking for a WiFi adapter for my raspberry pi and need one with a good monitor mode, which one would be best
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Setting Up A Standalone WiFi Network

I am starting to use Kali Linux for penetration testing. To use it, I need a WiFi network. I don’t want to use my own network but instead, I want to use my Raspberry Pi to create a WiFi network that I ...
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Raspbian Buster ignoring wpa_supplicant [closed]

I'm pulling my hairs out over what should be a simple network switch. I moved into a new home and we got a new router. To switch my Pis I booted up my old router, connected to the Pis (one 0W and a 3B+...
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How to setup my Pi to proxy all LAN traffic through wifi?

I am quite new to linux and Raspberry Pi world and networking in general. I would like to add a VPN on my Pi, connect my XBOX to my Pi using LAN and have it act as a gateway of sorts so my XBOX is on ...
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Cant connect my pi 4 automatically by using only the bootfile on the sd card

Im trying to connect my pi 4 to the wifi via editing the boot file on the sd card. the wifi is a hidden network The following i tried to do, see picture. the file name is [wpa_supplicant.conf] i ...
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Possible Multiple RPis streaming HD video to a server?

I would like to set up several RPis to stream HD video through wi-fi to a central regular desktop computer that will store it. This will look very similar to a surveillance system, but in this case I ...
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network manager dbus interface calls for wireless doesnt work on raspbian

I have the following code to retrieve access points information using NetworkManager dbus api: //--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- QDBusInterface ...
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Cannot manage wlan0 from desktop

Good day all Pi folks! I have a Pi 3A (buster) which has the onboard Wifi (wlan1) configured as an access point. I installed a second Wifi USB TL-WN725N which comes up as wlan0 and is the outside nat'...
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Pi 3a added 2nd Wifi TL-WN725N did hostAP procedure but desktop says “No Wireless Interfaces Found”

did this here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md ... using wlan1 (onboard pi wifi) instead of wlan0. I get "No Wireless Interfaces Found" on the ...
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Suddenly can't connect to internet but SSH is ok

I was trying to fix a problem that the pi can only connect to the internet using the 5-Ghz wifi but not 2.4-Ghz, after messing with router and the network manager settings, I couldn't solve it but end ...
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Setting up SSH when using different wifi networks?

Bit of a raspberry pi newb here so bear with me! Im using a raspberry pi model 3 for a university project, which means that I hop around different locations and have to get on different wifi networks. ...
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'No wlan0 interface found' on Raspberry Pi 3B+ Running Retropie

My WiFi has stopped working on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ running Retropie. When I enter the WiFi settings and then select 'Connect to WiFi network' I get this: No wlan0 interface detected I have tried ...
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VNC/Screen Mirroring over raspberry pi 4 hotspot

So far found ways to set up a VNC server with the local network. However, I'm looking for a way to create a hotspot that bridges a wifi connection on the pi and host a VNC server (such as RealVNC) or ...
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Setting WiFi up via the command line Ubuntu server 18.04.4 LTS - Raspberry Pi 4 Wireless connectivity

I have the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and my choice of RAM was the 4GB. i don't have internet via the gigabit ethernet at the moment, all i have is my smartphone to share internet via a hotspot (wifi). i ...
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RPi 4 doesn't bring up wlan1

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 with Raspbian 10 (buster) installed. This device will be placed in a waterproof metal box which will limit the on-board wifi range. So, I want to use a USB wifi adapter with an ...
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How to use bash script(s) to easily switch RPi between onboard hotspot and external WiFi network connection?

I've created a web based UI for an RPi based IoT project with a network settings page. It allows users to specify WiFi settings and switch between an internal hotspot and an external WiFi network. ...
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captive portal with apache on a raspberry pi

I'm trying to make a captive portal with apache as a server and a raspberry pi on AP mode. I have some trouble trying to make the captive portal splash, I tried all tutorials on the internet and I can'...
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How do you share the wifi connection of a raspberry pi over ethernet

Update: after removing "pihole" software which was controlling dns, computer is working. I have to check if the script from Mr. Agarwal works now. I followed instructions from elsewhere on this site ...
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How to network boot Pi over WiFi

Since the Raspberry Pi 3B it has been possible to take out the SD card and boot over the network however this seems to imply wired Ethernet only. Is it possible to somehow specify a WiFi network, ...
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PI zero W - wlan0 connected but cannot ping router

Problem: nothing passes through the wlan0 (wifi) connection: from my PC, no VNC, no ssh working either (works on eth0) I cannot ping the router from the RPI shell either I cannot go to the internet I ...
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showing error for use the command sudo iwconfig wlan0 txpower on

For making remote ssh connection on raspberry pi 3B (os raspbian), it need to close wifi connection (to use only wired connection instead), I have found the command on SE is sudo iwconfig wlan0 ...
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USB external antenna not working

I have been experimenting with GPIO control from a local hosted web sever on the raspi 3B+, Unfortunately the range from the built-in antennae is less than adequate for my needs. So I hopped on to ...
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Having a machine save data on Raspberry Pi 0 W and accessing it over WiFi network

This is my first attempt at creating something with Raspberry Pi 0, so I am very sorry if this question does not meet the standard Stack Exchange etiquette. I have a production line with a USB port. ...
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Internet through wifi lost after some time (on Pi4B on Raspbian)

I have a problem with my Raspberry Pi 4B running Raspbian When I boot it, internet through wifi works, but after some hours (between 6 and 24 hours, approximately), wifi is still working but nothing ...

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