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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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2 Wireless network cards, 1 wireless access point, 1 ad-hoc mesh

I am working on a project where I have 2 wireless network cards on a pi 3B+. The internal wlan0 and an external wlan1. I need to have wlan0 work as an access point, and wlan1 to work as part of a ...
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WiFi connected, but network panel is still “searching”

I'm on Stretch, RPi3 B, connected via static IP on WiFi, and everything seems to be fine. I'm definitely connected to the net, but the WiFi indicator on the top panel bar looks like it's still ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi to enterprise wifi [on hold]

I am trying to connect Raspberry Pi 3 to my university WiFi. I am able to ping the devices connected to the WiFi but cannot access the web via pi. What should be done?
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Systemd giving interface static ip address fails

I'm trying to get used to systemd, following this. But without success. This file /etc/systemd/network/12-wlan1.network does not take effect: [Match] Name=wlan1 [Network] Address=192.168.4.1/24 ...
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How to Make Router(AP) with raspberry pi

I am trying to make AP(Router) with raspberry pi. Using your new Raspberry Pi 3 as a WiFi access point with hostapd At this command I am getting certain error !! entepi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo /usr/...
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How to change MAC address using systemd?

I wonder how it is possible to change the mac address of a wifi dongle using systemd. I tried this but without success: cat > /etc/systemd/network/00-wlx*********.link <<EOF [Match] Name=...
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No wifi or bluetooth on raspberry pi zero w

I have bought a raspberry pi zero w and performed the headless setup and used ssh to connect to my pc.But it does not detect the wifi interface and always gives 'No wireless interface found' when i ...
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hostapd_cli seems to make AP unstable

I use my RPI as wifi repeater using hostapd and dnsmasq. Since I'm using hostapd_cli to disconnect the pi from the internet if the repeater is not in use, I often can’t connect to my access point ...
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RPI 3B wlan0 wifi adapter broken?

My raspberry pi 3b (running jessie) fails to connect to wifi. It can scan the networks, and finds all nearby wifi SSIDs. When i try to connect and enter the password, nothing happens (credentials are ...
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Create an own private network (LAN/WLAN) without NAT

how can i set up an own private network with my RaspberryPi3 to connect my WLAN and LAN devices to? I don't want to have a router or AP. I want an own network where only the connected devices can talk ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf in raspberry pi 3

In order to have my raspberry pi access using ssh (on wifi) i Created a wpa_supplicant.conf file with necessary details Created an empty file 'ssh' My question was around security. Is it secure to ...
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Direct memory access to Cypress CYW43455 wireless LAN chip

Where can I find the direct memory addresses or GPIO pinouts for directly controlling the Cypress CYW43455 Wi-Fi chip on the Raspberry Pi Zero W from a custom unikernel, or a modified Raspbian? My ...
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RPi 2 B No wireless interfaces found - eth0: Link is down

I tried to setup a new RPi 2 Model B using NOOBS. I followed the steps the "Getting started" guide.. At the "finishing the setup" step, Pi was not able to find any wifi connections to update the ...
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Setting up a wifi dongle

I have a raspberry pi 2 running raspbian, and bought a wifi dongle to use with it. I can't seem to get it connect to the internet. I have tried following the guide given by the seller, but it was ...
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Edimax EW-7811un driver: wext or nl80211?

I am trying to use wpa_supplicant. I see in wpa_supplicant --help that there are four options for its driver parameter (-D): drivers: nl80211 = Linux nl80211/cfg80211 wext = Linux wireless ...
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RTL8192CU Wlan adapter keeps cutting out

So I've got one of the early Raspberry Pi model 'B's, which I have been playing with on and off for years but it has this really annoying problem. If i leave the thing running for any length of time ...
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VPN server connected to public open wifi

I want to run a VPN server on a raspberry pi which I can place in range of a public open wifi network - for the purpouse of an added layer of anonymity. This tutorial says (in "Pre-Project ...
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USB WiFi dongle not being detected as WiFi device

I bought a Wifi dongle from ebay and it gets recognized by the pi, but not as the correct device. the device is Realtek rtl8188ftv lsusb shows it as Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0bda:f179 Realtek ...
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hostapd 802.11n/ac bandwith [closed]

Some 802.11* standards support multiple bandwiths (20MHz-40MHz-...) and accordingly higher bandwith (in Mb/second)... with this hostapd configuration file, its not entirely clear if we can manually ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ Ad-Hoc WiFi issue

I can't seem to connect to my Pi 3b+'s ad-hoc network. I set it up using https://github.com/simondlevy/RPiAdHocWiFi I have attempted with two windows 10 machines and an android phone. On Windows 10 ...
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hostapd 5GHZ a/n/ac mode

This is my Hostapd config file to configure mye 5GHz accespoint: #bridge mode bridge=br0 interface=wlan0 # the interface used by the AP hw_mode=a # a simply means 5GHz channel=0 # the channel to ...
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How can I redirect HTTP requests to my captive portal/webserver using iptables

I'm working on a project where we need to use the RPi as a Wifi access point, which I got to work. I can get on the internet through the RPi and can also connect my Apache webserver (which should be ...
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Raspberry Pi as Gateway in a network with WiFi router - where to set the Gateway in DHCP?

I have read it is possible to have the Pi to act as a gateway computer in a LAN or mixed WLAN/LAN. 39227/rpi-as-internet-gateway-bridge It is not clear to me how the info on what is the intended ...
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raspberry pi network bridge eth0 wlan0 static ip

So I want to setup a network bridge between my ethernet connection and the wlan adapter such that the raspberry 3 acts as a device where my chromecast can connect to and shares the internet connection ...
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How to configure hostapd for a 5Ghz network

https://github.com/Phoenix1747/RouteryPi How can i change this to get 5Ghz? I tried to change mode to ac, but that doesn't seem to work. Where can i get descent information on the parameters in this ...
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Share Wlan0 Internet connection trought Wlan1

I have a question: Is it possible to share the internet connection on WLAN0 (Integrated WiFi module) through a WLAN1 connection like AccessPoint with another adapter (TP-LINK usb) ? If possible, how ...
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Restrict WiFi range of Pi 3b+

I want to restrict the wifi range of my Pi in order to only have a really small range of around one or two meters for my access point. I'm not totally new, but I don't know any way to reach the goal ...
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Pi zero w headless: Already setup and running. No HDMI option. Wifi password changed. How to connect again?

I have a working pi zero w, already setup and running. BUT, the wifi password changed. As a result, I'm unable to connect to it via SSH. I don't have an HDMI adapter nor an HDMI compatible screen ...
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Wifi Not Working with Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and Pi 3b+

I was able to get Ubuntu MATE to finally run on my Pi 3B+ after following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdJrd75_068&lc=z234tvgocvmqyzb5a04t1aokgml1ll00iwv1gbnt2da0rk0h00410....
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How to get ipv4 address for WiFi connection?

I have tested with the last couple of Raspbian builds (the latest is with "October 2018") and I'm not able to get any ipv4 addresses using WiFi. I have no problem getting an ipv4 address on the wired ...
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Problem with WIFI Dongle D-link DWA-121 ID 2001:331b

Guys i've some problems with my wifi-dongle DWA-121, i've installed the driver module 8188eu and i can't get any ip address on my wlan0 interface. The wpa_supplicant.conf files and interfaces seems ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero & TP-Link TL-WN725N v1

I'm trying to hook up my Wi-Fi adapter(TP-Link TL-WN725N v1) to my Raspberry Pi Zero. Even though I'm able to find some drivers for the adapter for some of the Raspberry revisions(model 3, 2B), I don'...
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Motioneye OS ok in local network but not on Internet

I have been experimenting with Motioneye OS, Raspberry (1st version) and the 3$ camera you can connect to the IO pins. My goal is to create a basic surveillance system for my house that is connected ...
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Using a RPi Zero to build a WiFi USB Stick with `modprobe g_mass_storage`

I am trying to build a WiFi USB Stick using a Raspberry Pi Zero W. I want to be able to plug in the RPI to a computer or whatever device able to output data to a USB port and then the specific mounted ...
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WPA Enterprise problem connect

The only way I've found to connect to an Enterprise AP is to modify the wpa_supplicant.conf file, adding this: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant update_config=1 country=IT ap_scan=2 fast_reauth=...
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Automatically connect to wifi after reboot

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 ...
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Detect connected wifi IP address

I want to send IP address with which my raspberry pi is connected to other server. This is my guess. turn on raspberry pi (without monitor) find wifi automatically... try until success at connection ...
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how to solder a UFL antenna for RPI3B+

I understand that soldering a UFL antenna is doable in RPI3B. So far i Have not seen any work done similarly to RPI3B+. The location to solder the UFL socket seems to be moved to the top left just ...
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Raspberry WiFi hotspot, no ethernet

There is a ton of tutorials on how to make your Pi a hotspot router, but all of them are using ethernet as the "income". What I would like to achieve is to connect to WiFi with my USB WiFi adapter and ...
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Wi-Fi Frequency configuration question

I am trying to set my raspberry Pi's WiFi frequency to a fixed value. Is that possible through a command ? I also need to do the same thing for the embedded Bluetooth module of the raspberry. Is this ...
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Two raspberry pi with wifi communication and pc with wifi or ethernet network

I want to setup a network between two raspberry Pi and a pc. The Pi's should use Wi-Fi to communicate with each other, and for the pc it doesn't matter if it's with an ethernet cable or over Wi-Fi. I ...
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Why does screen go blank while wifi data is being transmitted?

I got a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with 2.5A power supply that came with it. I've connected a VGA monitor (via an HDMI-VGA adapter) and keyboard to it, and connected it to the WiFi. From the beginning, the ...
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Files integrity is occasionally compromised after being transferred via Wifi / ssh with with scp and rsync

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 that I use as a media server (with Plex). The RPi3 is connected to my home LAN both via WiFi and via Ethernet cable. I use the WiFi to transfer files from my laptop to the RPi3 ...
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Using a static IP for ethernet and DHCP for Wlan using dhcpcd

How would I be able to use my rPi with a fixed IP on the ethernet port and 'automatic' wifi? I've got the credentials for the known accesspoints, with priority stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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No wireless interfaces found

I am currently trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to Wifi, but the UI is telling me "No wireless interface found". Here is my ifconfig : eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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Modifying wireless driver to include the number of re-transmission in RPI3

I was working with RPI3, where I need to get the number of retransmission in the IEEE802.11 layer in case of worse wireless channel condition. I was looking in /sys/class/net/wlan0/statistics to find ...
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My Raspberry Pi cannot connect to the Internet. etc/network/interfaces file does not appear

I am trying to connect my Raspberry pi 1 model b to the internet using an Edimax adapter. My pi recognises the adapter, but when I try to configure my pi to connect to my WIFI by using sudo nano /etc/...
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Wifi nor Bluetooth interface not found

Today i after long time falshed new retropie os and after some finding found out wifi and bluetooth is showing as not found i tried 3 fresh installs of retropie and now i tried raspbian desktop still ...
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Raspbian Stretch Lite Access internet from Ethernet

Previously on Raspbian OS, I used to access the internet from my Raspberry Pi by connecting it via Ethernet to my laptop. My laptop is running windows 10 and has the WiFi network's internet is shared. ...
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Counting the number of re-transmission for a single UDP packet transmission in IEEE 802.11

I was working with a client-server project based on UDP and 802.11 as a link and physical layer. There, the client was trying to probe some packets in the wireless channel to gauge channel condition. ...