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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how do I set up wifi on dietPI?

I just got a "TimeHat" (gps shield, + real time clock) (its working great over 60 satellites instantly ) DietPI is the OS it shipped with, which has the hardware preconfigured. I am using a ...
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“IEEE 802.11: disassociated” messages when using OVS bridges and wifi APs

I've created an OVS bridge/patch ports on a Raspberry Pi (let's call it Pi3) with 2 wireless adapters (wlan1 and wlan2). I also have 2 Raspberry Pis (Pi1 and Pi2) with 1 wireless adapter each (wlan0) ...
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No internet with Access Point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

I followed the great tutorial by Ingo to to use my USB dongle as AP. I just inverted the wlan0 and wlan1 to use the first one to connect as client to my router, and the second one (the dongle) to be ...
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Overlay dynamic graphic on static picture RPi & Python

I have an application where I use a Raspberry Pi to runs code and it 1) goes to the web via wifi and retrieves "weather" data from a html site query and 2) manipulates and filters the xml ...
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MITMProxy in RaspAp

I have installed raspap in my raspberrypi and added captive portal to it. I wonder if it is possible to intercept https requests and modify them? When I was searching, I've found that MITMProxy is an ...
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Can only initiate ssh ethernet connection to Pi when PC is off WiFi

I can seemingly only connect to my Pi via an ethernet cable if I have temporarily disconnected from WiFi. Once I login, I can reconnect to Wifi, and I can talk to both my Pi and use the internet. ...
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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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Allow startup to continue before wifi connects [closed]

I'm running my pi in headless mode and it takes a long time to startup. According to journalctl -b, multiple seconds are spent waiting for wifi to turn on. Is it possible to make wifi not block ...
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DietPi does not detect Wifi. Raspbian does detect WiFI

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B with two 32GB SD cards. I installed Raspbian on the first card and I have played with it for a few weeks. Yesterday I installed Diet Pi on the other SD card ...
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SSH connect problem via Wifi: I can connect on my Android (JuiceSSH), but cannot connect via CMD on windows

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W which I have Raspberry Pi OS Lite as image. I have preconfigured Pi as headless with Wifi, and with SSH enabled. If I connect via JuiceSSH on my android phone, I get ...
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Raspbia, after a reboot, wifi is only working if a ethernet cable is attached

my problem is that my wifi is only getting an IP address if ethernet cable is also plugged in. I have checked many sides, but the solution below is not working. (funny thing, I have reinstalled this ...
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“Wrong” access point is chosen

I have the problem that the RaspberryPi does not seem to select the best AP. There are three APs available in my WLAN. sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | egrep "Cell|ESSID|Signal|Channel|Rates" ...
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Raspbian ad hoc networking issue with wlan0 set to type ibss

I am following the instruction given by How to setup an unprotected Ad Hoc (IBSS) Network and if possible with WPA encryption? but the probelm occurs when I get to the line iw wlan0 set type ibss An ...
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mounting issue when using raspberry pi zero w as a wifi usb thumb drive

Hiho, I created a wifi thumb drive using this tutorial. http://www.dlightsound.com/tutorial/USB-stick_on_a_Raspberry_Zero_W.pdf It works fine other than the 3D printer I am using (a Photon s) can only ...
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Installing Ubuntu server on my PI 3 b+ 21.04 how do I pick a wifi-connrction?

My installation is failing I think because I need to choose a wifi connection. I cannot use an ethernet cable so I need to start-up with the wifi.
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Pi to show up on wifi list but when you select it you login to your router to create wlan. Possible?

I have built a system which has built in WPS connectivity already, if you plug in the PI to power supply and give time to load then press the WPS on your router it connects to the wifi automatically. ...
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How to send from my Raspberry pi data to my Android Application using socket?

I used a code that works when I want to send data from my mobile application(android studio) to the raspberry, but when I tried to update it so it can work for both connections, It doesn't work. How ...
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Can't ping or ssh pi@mydevice.local, but can do it with pi@<ipaddress>

I can do ping 10.84.135.79 or ssh pi@10.84.135.79. But I'm unable to succeed with ping mydevice.local or ssh pi@mydevice.local. I'm on macOS, trying to ssh to a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.2. % ping ...
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Communication between Raspberry pi and Android studio Application

I've created a mobile application using android studio to control some leds, sensors, and locks. So I'd want to connect my mobile application to my raspberry pi to send and receive data, how could I ...
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Creating two WiFi Access Points with a single Raspberry Pi (3B) with usb adaptor

I am Raspberry Pi (3B) and the Pi converted wireless access point using Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way and wlan0 works well. I repeated the process for wlan1 (USB adapter) ...
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RPI4 and 4G Dongle

I setup a 4G connection using below link viewtopic.php?t=302262 I have a ZTE MF820B dongle. When my home WIFI is on, I can ssh to the pi. But when I turn off the wifi and use only the ZTE usb dongle, ...
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RPi data collection interrupted by WiFi

I have a Raspberry Pi running a solar array. Thr array feeds charge controller which feeds the RPi. The RPi drives the array positioning circuitry (single-axis traqcking) and performs data collection ...
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Raspberry pi 4 b 2gb not connecting to the internet or just loading forever [closed]

I got my rpi 4b last week and the WI-FI worked for a while, but then it either didnt connect or just kept on loading forever and when i installed ubuntu it showed that it was connected but i couldn't ...
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How do I restrict SSID logon info on a user basis?

Currently, when a user logs on, the network last used is connected. Do not want this to happen when the "guest" user logs on if the previous user was on the primary network. Also, logon ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf, two networks, equal priority, switching back and forth shortly after boot

I'm using a 3B running Raspian Buster, 5.10.17-v7+. It is running in a specialty device that goes with a telescope setup to track weather. On the telescope is a router with one SSID, let's call it &...
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How can I enable wireless for a dropbear-initramfs

I'm trying to unlock cryptdisks over wifi+ssh. It's fairly common to have luks disks + ssh, but I've never seen a tutorial geared towards wifi. In fact, if you run update-initramfs -u -v -k $(uname -r)...
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Isolated webserver using wifi on pi zero

I have a pi zero with WiFi which I have written some simple GPIO stuff on it. I want to operate it from my mobile phone, isolated from home network. For that I want to have a php webserver that can ...
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wpa_supplicant but with a double quote in psk phrase

I have a hidden wifi network that I can't connect to. I'm not totally sure the reason, but I'm guessing it has something to do with the " in the psk ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant ...
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External WiFi dongle goes to sleep despite power management set to off

I am running a Raspberry Pi Zero W as a headless audio player. Since the WiFi-signal in my kitchen is weak, I added an external TL-WN722N v2 WiFi Dongle which greatly improved signal strength. My ...
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Raspberry Pi 3+ / 4 wifi connection problem

I am setting up the RPis 0W, 2, 3, 3+, and 4 for some tests. For the connection to the internet, I use WiFi. The setup worked as expected till the Pi 3+, which refused to connect to the router. Then I ...
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Is it possible to spoof tcp sockets of an additional IP using the wireless NIC on the Raspberry Pi 3B+?

If it is not possible, I would be curious to know what the closest solution would look like pushing the limits of the Rpi's hardware. Additional information and a concrete example: I have a Pi ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 won't connect to hotspot created by laptop running ubuntu 20

I am working on a project where I need to connect my RPi 4 to a laptop hotspot. Everything was running OK when I had Ubuntu 18 LTS installed on laptop. After I switched to Ubuntu 20 LTS, RPi 4 won't ...
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How to reconfigure Raspbian such that it can detect the wifi (WLAN) signal?

I want to use the Raspberry Pi to access the WLAN. I have two SD cards, each one has a different version of the Raspbian Buster operating system. With one of the operating systems, I have no problem ...
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List of all possible wifis not working?

I'd like to get a list of all possible wifis I can connect to. I've been using nmcli with nmcli dev wifi to do so. On my Linux Mint machine this works fine, but on raspbian I don't get any results. I ...
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Remote connect when in monitor mode

When I put the raspberry pi in wifi monitor mode it kicks me off my wifi headless connection. How can I have if both in monitor mode but also be able to connect to it remotely via ssh to run commands ...
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Strange issue with wifi (works only with hdmi)

I have set up wifi connection from GUI and raspi-config. In both cases after reboot rpi does not connect to wifi network. There is one strange thing. If I connect rpi to hdmi it suddenly connects to ...
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How to use an Rpi (3B+) as a layer 3 bridge, wifi to eth0 connected printer with a static address, using proxyARP and seamless port forwarding?

I am quite new to networking, but have semi-successfully spent time experimenting with different, well documented approaches to using an Rpi to bridge wifi connection from the wlan0 interface to an ...
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How to reset RaspberryPi network configuration to default

I've been cloning RPI images for several months and kept adding stuff without keeping track of the changes made to the .conf files. I've messed with the network settings to a point where remote (=...
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RaspberryPi cannot be accessed by TeamViewer from 'external' network

Over the last 2years, I've installed TV on many Raspberries and could access them from networks outside of my office, please have a look at my issue: I can access 2 RPIs in my office normally. I have ...
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Can't see 5GHz wifi with a 3B+

I have some issues with 5 GHz wifi on my Pi 3B+, it won't discover 5 GHz networks but only 2.4 GHz. I have set the wifi country, try to force the connection with correct SSID / password on the ...
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SSH - Can't connect from LAN after switching to another network

A couple of days ago I bought a new raspberry pi 4, for now, I don't have desktop support but I set it up in headless mode (installed raspbian on sd card). I was able to connect it using ssh when it ...
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Connecting raspberry to phone wifi similar to a product

I'd like to connect my Raspberry to wifi just like products (cameras) where you enter a MAC ID or scan a QR code to your phone and then it is connected to your phone and if you want to further connect ...
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Raspberry Pi fails to connect to specific network by wifi/ethernet

I’ve been attempting to connect a Pi 4B 4Gb to a network on a Technicolor DGA4231 router in the latest Raspberry Pi OS. Flashed to a Micro SD card with no modifications at all. It seems to get an ...
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USB wifi adapter on pi zero won’t work on short extension cable

I have a pi zero that will be installed in a solid metal cabinet. To give it wifi, I want to connect a usb wifi dongle by a short (18 inches) usb extension cable and route it outside the case. Problem:...
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i created a wifi access point on my raspberry pi but it doesn't serve internet to clients why does this happen

I created a wireless router with RPI3 but isc-dhcp-server is not working i made changes to dhcp.conf ie uncommenting authorative and also subnet 192.168.1.3 netmask 255.255.255.0 { range 192.168.1.10 ...
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WIFI not working after access point setup

I have two RPi:s. I want one to act as an access point for the other one. Now I followed this tutorial on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4E35d91Xss&t=188s . After all steps in the ...
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How to assign / change the Access Points SSID programatically

Using a Rpi 3A (B or B+) with Buster. Its set up as an access point with an SSID of WaiterControl, a static IP address, and I have Mosquitto on it to control MQTT messages. I have various ESP32 ...
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Raspberry PI 4B and Wifi

I am a new Pi user to the hobby. Looking at improving wifi performance I had a question because my research hasn't revealed satisfying answers. I have a couple USB wifi adapters. It seems necessary ...
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Use WiFi as “local” hotspot and ethernet for Internet access

Using a Raspberry Pi 3, I would like to have a "wifi hotspot" (without internet connection) to connect my computer to it and use some applications (locally). From time to time, I would like ...
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Wifi dongle TL-WN725N on RPi zero (Raspbian) on Waveshare Ethernet / USB HUB HAT doesn't work

The OS is Raspbian 32 bit not headless. The Wifi which I would have expected in the upper-right corner does not show up. I ran the following pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo wpa_supplicant -c/etc/...

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