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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TP-link WN725N / RT8188eu wifi dongle on Pi Desktop OS (NOT on Raspberry Pi hardware)

There's lots of great solutions out there (and here on StackOverflow) for this on Pi hardware but I'm trying to make this dongle work on a PC running Pi OS, which totally foxes the various build ...
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Wifi after upgrade to bullseye is blocked by rfkill

I recently updated my RPi-3B to bullseye. Since then I am not able to connect it to my wifi. It shows the following message when I login Wi-Fi is currently blocked by rfkill. Use raspi-config to set ...
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unable to connect wifi in raspberry pi 4

it's been like 2 weeks since my raspberry pi is behaving abnormally, it's new issue with it everyday, this time it's the wifi which can't connectit gives error of "wpa_supplicant" file, i ...
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After setting static IP I cannot connect to the internet

I set the IP of the PI to static (following these guidelines How do I set up networking/WiFi/static IP address on Raspbian/Raspberry Pi OS?) to be able to access it from multiple phones used with ...
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Wireless and Wired Network Settings, I am asked for a pre-shared key for WEP?

Using Bullseye desktop. Connecting to a detected Network (WEP) I am prompted for a pre shared key (!) This writes a psk=012345... (long hex) entry in WPA_Supplicant.conf Needless to say I cannot ...
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Configure USB Wi-Fi dongle as stand-alone access point with systemd-networkd

After much research, I believe I have a unique situation. I am using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with Raspbian 11 (Bullseye). I want to have a two Wi-Fi connections. One that connects to an existing Wi-Fi AP, ...
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Unable to connect Raspberry to Wifi

I want to connect my Raspberry to Internet through Wifi, but it can't detect any Wifi. I've read that only Pi 3 and + models can do that, but mine is a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Plus Rev (see picture). ...
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WiFi stops working when a USB flash drive is connected

TL;DR: Raspberry Pi 4 Model B on-board WiFi drops when USB 3.0 flash drive is connected. When the flash drive is disconnected, WiFi starts working again. I'm running a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B Rev 1.2 ...
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Trying to setup a Raspberry Pi 4 as a linked wifi/ethernet router

Thanks for the help with this. My colleague and I are trying to setup a RPI 4 as a router not connected to the internet. It is just for the purposes of connecting multiple wifi controllers together. ...
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Have pi 4b 8GB cannot hookup to wi-fi, lists all signals

Have new pi 4b 8GB, can not connect to Wi-Fi, will list all available signals including when I hot-spot my phone. Even with the right security codes will try but never connect. Have tried the latest ...
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Is Pi 4 in Access Point mode slower than as a WiFi client?

I see multiple sources that confirm that the Pi 4 can reach practical WiFi transfer speeds of ~100 Mbps as a WiFi client. When I follow this tutorial on turning it into a wireless access point, ...
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WiFi access point fails with brcmf_cfg80211_change_iface: iface validation failed: err=-16

I was trying to set-up an access point at the same time as I have a station (client) connection and I kept hitting a brcmf_cfg80211_change_iface: iface validation failed: err=-16 error seen in syslog ...
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Slow wifi speed Raspberry Pi 4B 8GB RAM

I just cannot figure out why my Pi has such lower wifi download speed - around 65 - 75 Mbps, measured with speedtest-cli. It is connected to a 5GHz SSID. It is a new Pi model 4B 8GB RAM with an ...
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Linux wifi hotspot

I start with the Dependencies from this tutorial: https://github.com/lakinduakash/linux-wifi-hotspot I get the ui by typing wihotspot into the terminal. At wifi Interface I can just select wlan1, and ...
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[wpa_supplicant.conf ]Stop RPi from automatically setting disable=1 to wifi networks

My raspberry pi automatically sets disable=1 to all the wifi networks that are not currently connected. So when I take the Pi to other places, it won't connect it to the network automatically even ...
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Internet access with X forwarded session over ssh

Having trouble getting internet access in my X forwarded session. Anyone have thoughts? When I try to connect the host to wifi, it appears to run through the connection process... and connect? But the ...
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Pi used as WiFi Repeater not showing in network scan, can't connect to it either

I followed this description to set up my Pi as a WiFi repeater and it works perfectly. BUT now it doesn't seem to be available from the "source" network (WiFi A in the drawing). My plan was ...
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WiFi - wont connect after install Raspbian os in USB falsh 3.0

I install in my raspberry pi4 8gb Raspbian OS Debian 10 using USB30 Flash drive 32gb. I use static IP in DSCP for eth0 and wlan0 USB20 + USB30 flash 32gb + wifi + eth = works USB30 + USB30 flash ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W drops Wi-Fi connection despite Power Management: off

Raspberry Pi Zero WH with fresh copy of latest Raspberry Pi OS Lite. It is running Rhasspy voice assistant, which has a web interface. I have keyboard and HDMI connected, but wanting to run headless,...
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Wifi not working in raspberry pi 0 when booting from usb

I am using raspberry pi os in raspberry pi 0 w I booted from USB after editing the config.txt file but the wifi is not working on my USB boot it says there is no wireless LAN, I wanted to know 2 ...
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Raspberry Pi suddenly stopped connecting to Wifi

I have a raspberry pi 4 running rasbian OS that I am using to host a postgres database on a local network, but the device suddenly became unreachable and upon connecting the pi to an external display ...
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RPI4B WIFI Dies When Running As An Access Point

My RPI4B is configured to act as an access point, now once or twice a day the wifi will stop working, and I will have to login using the ethernet port and reboot the RPI. The only thing I see are ...
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Wifi access point "Authentication problem" "password may be incorrect"

I just mixed these 3 tutorials (first that one : https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/ , then these to fix problems : https://learn.pi-supply.com/make/how-to-setup-...
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RT8188EUS USB WiFi adapter

How?! Do I need a driver or something? pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo lsmod Module Size Used by 8021q 32768 0 garp 16384 1 8021q stp ...
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Why does the latest raspbian update disable some wifi frequencies?

I started with a fresh installation of Raspberry Pi OS Lite (Release date: May 7th 2021, Kernel version: 5.10) and checked wifi state with iw reg get iw list. global country DE: DFS-ETSI (2400 - 2483 ...
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Is it possible to have console/SSH-like communication between 2 RPis/RPi and Linux machine using RF transceivers?

I am currently working on a project where a Raspberry Pi will be used to run an nmap scan on a (purpose built) wireless network, and then attempt to exploit vulnerabilities found on the network. The ...
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Create Pi image from wireless headless Pi for distribution - remove SSID and password

I want to create a Pi image that I can distribute to others. I have the basics down for doing this for myself, and it works. But for my own use, that fact that my WiFi SSID and password are included ...
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Could not connect to Wi-Fi after editing 'wpa_supplicant.conf' with Python script

I'm trying a solution that can change or connect to a new Wi-Fi network with a Python script. After executing the code below that changes the content of 'wpa_supplicant.conf', the change of the file ...
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Increasing my Raspberry pi Access point connectivity with a USB travel router

I want to use a travel router to increase connection of my raspberry pi AP. How can I use the USB travel router as wlan1. Then Use wlan1 as my AP interface.
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Bridging a wireless accessible ip to ethernet

I have 3 CCTV cameras connected to a DVI. The DVI is accessible through its own wifi hotspot(ssid+password). I can connect to the wifi of DVI and see the camera feeds. The DVI is not connected to the ...
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Unable to create hotspot on external wifi dongle, using hotspot lib

Using this lib: https://github.com/rudiratlos/hotspot I would like to create the AP on wlan1 (wifi dongle), instead of wlan0 (internal wifi), but looks like I cannot do it for some reason. The command ...
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Raspberry pi model B (pi 1} + wifi

I have an original pi ( made in china) which I have just tried to use. But need to get wifi working, as the RJ45 is Down. It works to install pi os and configure it using a USB to RJ45 adapter but I ...
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Connect to WiFi with CLI without rebooting

I want to connect my Raspberry Pi 4B to my Wifi network via CLI (technically, by node.js/python scripts) without rebooting it. For the moment I am modifying the /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf ...
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How to send WIFI details and other inputs to raspberry using a phone?

I have a raspberry zero W, and would like users to connect to it and setup their own wifi details as well as set some inputs like their city and address and have raspberry use this info for the ...
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Raspberry Pi connected to Wifi, MAC also to Wifi but want an ethernet also direct between Pi and MAC

I have seen some similar questions posted but no firm response on how to do this. Raspberry Pi 4, connected through WiFi on the network. MAC is also connected to the WiFi Router. What i want to do is ...
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SSH randomly disconnects from 3A+

I've been experiencing SSH disconnects and freezes ever since I got my Raspberry Pi 3A+. I connect to the 3A+ from my Windows machine using SSH over WLAN, and after about 5 - 10 minutes it hangs or ...
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How to assign Eth0 IP from external DHCP server to Raspberry Pi4?

I am trying to assign IP address for Eth0 from my router which has DHCP. I have connected my Pi4 with the router. But the IP is not assigned. How can I solve this issue?
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Why can't my Raspberry Pi find any WiFi networks?

There is a similar question to my question, but the answers were more specific to that situation. I am running Ubuntu 21.04 on a Raspberry Pi 4b. I do not see any WiFi networks in the GUI WiFi pane, ...
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Problem using WiFi to install Home Assistant on Raspberry Pi 4 [closed]

Please do not reply to this if you think I am being difficult because I do not want to use Ethernet to install Home Assistant. (I know that the recommended method is to install HA using Ethernet but I ...
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Disconnect from wifi without disabling interface

For a client project, a part of the application requires me to disconnect the Raspberry Pi from the WiFi. I'm doing this operation using OS commands. To disconnect from the wifi, currently I'm calling ...
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Send WiFi credentials wirelessly to a RPI

I am trying to send WiFi credentials over the air to raspberry pi for it to auto write to /etc/suppliant.conf. I want the pi to serve a web page in a web server mode, display WiFi available networks. ...
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Switching Between WLAN & WWAN network

I am working on Raspberry Pi-4. So far, I can configure multiple wifi networks to a raspberry pi. But in my case, I have only one wifi network & I am providing the backup internet option through a ...
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How to setup a temporary routed connection from a Raspi client, through a Raspi AP server, to the internet?

I have an application where I have remote headless RP clients with a network connection to a RP Wifi Access Point server, also remote and headless. The server has a network connection to the ...
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Installing Edimax 7611 Wifi Dongle?

I have an Edimax 7611 wifi dongle I'm trying to install. All the instructions I've found seem to require an existing internet connection to download updates and drivers. Is there a way to put the ...
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host proxying hotspot on rasberri pi b

I want to make my rasperry pi able to 1 host a wifi hotspot, with an external usb 2ndary wifi chip, and 2 redirect all clients through a socks5 proxy. I want to host a hotspot using the integrated ...
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rfkill disables my Wifi and Bluetooth since the Bullseye upgrade. How to disable it permanently?

When I boot the Pi, the Wifi symbol is greyed out and when I click on it, it says Wifi is disabled. I enable it and it works fine. I can unblock everything with rfkill and everything is fine, but this ...
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Installing Home Assistant using Wi-Fi

I want to install Home Assistant using Wi-Fi because I don't have easy access to a router. I have seen suggestions that I can update the config file on the SD to use Wi-Fi instead of ethernet but I do ...
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Easier way to switch between AP mode and WIFI client

Switch to wifi mode: mask this three lines in dhcpcd.conf interface wlan0 static ip_address=192.168.4.1/24 nohook wpa_supplicant restart dhcpcd service stop dnsmasq service stop hostpad ...
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RPI 3 extremely slow routing speed between 2 wifi adapters

I'm trying to use Raspberry Pi as a WiFi repeater, but routing speed is extremely slow. I've configured hostapd to work on wlan0 (onboard WiFi adapter) and wpa_supplicant on wlan1 (external adapter). ...
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Rpi 0 W, wifi no scan results

I have this freshly bought Raspberry Pi 0 W. I created a USB connection between the rpi and my laptop (ubuntu 20.04) and I ssh-ed into the rpi. The OS on the pi is Raspberry OS Lite. Using a microSDHC ...

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