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 to monitor wifi network connection from raspi to linux PC

I have several raspberry pi CM 3B+ in a custom device. I use USB dongle as wifi adapter. After some time passed, the connection became unstable and it often cannot even reconnect and need to be ...
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WiFi Network with systemd-networkd but using dnsmasq as DHCP server to give fixed IP leases

Switching between AP and STA mode without rebooting over a WEB interface and managing WiFi clients over the WEB interface is the goal of my project, much like a WiFi router. The clients do not support ...
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Raspberry Pi zero w wifi not discoverable on boot

I've been using a raspberry pi 3b to write some scripts and I setup an access point for wifi setup using Balena's wifi connect. I'm trying to transfer over to the sleek pi zero w. However, I notice ...
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Command ip link set wlan0 up don't set it up

I'm trying to configure wifi on my Raspberry Pi 4b. I use ssh connection and I have already enter my wi-fi SSID and password in raspi-config utilite. But wifi didn't turn on, so I decided to look at ...
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Pi 4 - Connecting with eth0 but not with wlan0 [closed]

I am facing a issue in the last days. I have a LAMP server working 24/7 and connected with networks using wlan0. About 2 months ago, i bought a 4G LTE router and used it. All fine, so i decided to try ...
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How to disable “Wi-Fi is currently blocked by rfkill.” message?

I do not want to see the following message when I login to my Pi (5.10.17-v8+ #1403 SMP PREEMPT Mon Feb 22 11:37:54 GMT 2021 aarch64 GNU/Linux): Wi-Fi is currently blocked by rfkill. Use raspi-config ...
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cannot ssh to raspberry pi 400 with ubuntu server 20.10

I did a fresh install of ubuntu server 20.10 server 64-bit arm using pi imager in a 16 GB MicroSD card for a raspberry pi 400. I have uncommented the WLAN0 and subsequent lines, given the Wifi SSID ...
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How to connect to 801.x network on pi zero w?

I'm trying to connect my pi zero w to an administered 801.x secured network (I'm not the administrator and I'd prefer not to get them involved). There is no password needed to connect to the network, ...
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How can i use one raspberry pi as a controller for another rPi?

I have built a raspberry pi powered rc car which i currently control through ssh on my computer. this works but it isn't great. I'd like to use a second raspberry pi with a joystick to control the car....
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Unable to connect to WIFI

I'm new to raspberry Pi usage and have taken over a raspberry pi project from a colleague who has just left. The model I'm using is 3B on a 7" Touch Display. Upon booting it up, it says 'no ...
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Multiple WIFI on Raspberry pi Zero

I'm attempting to setup a Raspberry Pi zero W with an additional USB Wifi Dongle (wlan0 and wlan1) to connect to two different WIFI networks (one 2.4GHZ and the other 5GHZ). OS information: "...
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Can't bind systemd-networkd DHCP server to a specific interface

I have setup a Raspberry Pi Zero W as both Wifi Client and Wifi AP using @Ingo's guide. Everything is working fine. The Pi is running mosquitto MQTT broker, Node-Red, lighttpd. I'm currently in the ...
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Create additional wifi credentials on headless Pi 0

I have been accessing this Pi over SSH on a wifi per the initial install via burning a raspbian image to an SD card. I tried unsuccessfully to add another wifi network by editing the wpa_supplicant....
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Delay needed before wifi_device.get_access_points

I've using the Balena Wifi-connect to create an AP to which a user then fill in network password to connect to the local wifi. The program executes well and I can connect to a wifi network, however, ...
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Disabling IPv6 to fix name resolution issues on LAN

I have a conventional LAN configuration. It consists of a router/firewall/gateway running OPNsense, and a variety of hosts - mostly Macs, RPis, Ubuntus, my WiFi APs and the usual phones and video ...
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Set up wifi on raspberry similar to google mini

I'm looking for a way to send my raspberry to a colleague and easily have him connect to it to his local wifi headless. I read about writing a wpa_supplicant.conf file for a particular wireless ...
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Setup a bridged Wireless Access Point with custom DNS?

I would like to setup a wireless AP in bridge mode, so the main router is propagating IP addresses via DHCP, but I want to have the AP use a different DNS resolver instead of the main router. I ...
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Debugging wifi disconnects

I'm trying to debug why my GoPro disconnects from my Raspberry Pi's wifi in AP mode. It seems that the GoPro is rather sensitive to network conditions, so if there's any weak signal, it will drop the ...
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Connect wifi direct (GO) with 5GHZ frequency

I can connect with 2GHZ frequency and can transfer data successfully using WIFI DIRECT. In this connection, I have a data transfer rate is only 2MB/s. By online search, I found that if we use the 5GHZ ...
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How to activate wifi in microsd card?

I created and inserted wpa_suplicant.conf into my raspbian image after dding it to the micro sd. However, after I plugged it in the raspberry pi, I had to manually click on the wifi icon on the tray ...
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no static IP on WiFi with dhcpcd

I'm trying to set up the Pi 4B as an access point for a device (headless standard Raspbian). Therefore I have plugged in a WiFi dongle which is correctly found as wlan1. I want to install a dhcp ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B) Connected to WiFi but cannot load websites

Note: This question is NOT a copy of any others. I have a Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B) running Raspbian that is connected to my WiFi, but is not loading websites. I can still ping sites and that works ...
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No WLAN adapter on Rapberry Pi 1 A+

Preliminary Info Model 1 A+ Booting 32-bit raspbian Lite (most recent edition as of March 2021) Goal: to connect my Pis to the internet for a networking project The Problem I bought two Raspberry Pi ...
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Connecting to Pi via WiFi with no internet and then configuring WiFi from it

I will try to explain myself the best I can. I would like to connect to my Pi 4 via wifi, without internet connection, directly from my laptop or mobile phone. Once connected I would like to be able ...
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my wifi dongle with integrated firmware is not working

i have recently purchased a victoy wifi adapter. when you plug it into a computer it's supposed to automatically install firmware and start working. however, much to my dismay, this doesnt work on the ...
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Wireless button to trigger py script on raspberry pi

I'm looking for ideas and products that would enable me to run this setup with a raspberry pi: I'm looking for a wireless wifi or bluetooth button that can be paired or connected to a raspberry pi on ...
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WiFi Problems , including priority and not being able to connect to certain networks

So I am trying to setup my RPI4 wpa_supplicant.conf file with priority for my different networks , but the file just keeps reverting back to what it was before i edited it , and it also disable the ...
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USB WiFi adapter antenna capable of broadcasting over long distances?

I have a large property. And I have a regular wifi network, and my Pi 4, which hosts its own network through a USB WiFi adapter (serving as WLAN1). Is there any way I can rig this to some massive ...
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How to create a bunch of useless ssids?

I am playing around and want to create a bunch of wifi networks that if you join them, have no internet access or anything. I have seen an Arduino script for this, but not for the raspberry pi, and I'...
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Setting up WiFi Dongle as an AP with Raspberry Pi as the end-point

I'm trying to create a bit of a custom gateway with a Raspberry Pi 4B which consists of a LoRaWAN gateway module and a wifi dongle to connect/debug/configure the pi. The LoRaWAN gateway (from RAK ...
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Run raspberry pi 3b+ as router

I'm trying to setup my pi as router. And the graph down below is what I want to be. ________ _____________________ | | | wlan1| >)) lan ((< Other ...
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Raspberry PI as a WiFi external sound card

The setup I am trying to create is as follows: Windows 10 laptop Raspberry pi 2 (version with 1Gb RAM) with WiFi dongle and USB Sound Blaster sound card, where the microphone and headphones are ...
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wpa_cli: Fail to join an existing p2p group with the 3rd device

I use wpa_cli on Raspberry Pi to test WiFi-Direct functionality between my 2 Android cellphones and 1 Raspberry Pi. I am able to make an p2p connection between any one of my 2 Android cellphones and ...
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wifi stops working after some period of time?

Am using raspberry pi 4 2GB with raspbian os for the last 3.5 months. everything was going well. From last week wifi is not get connecting. my pi can able to detect wifi but it's not connecting with ...
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RPI Pico: How to use ESP8266 (ESP-01S) as wifi modem?

I would like to use the Raspberry PI Pico to monitor exchange rates for crytpo currencies and inform me via SMS (using a SIM800l module) when certain prices are exceeded or fallen short of. I ...
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How to Control Halonix WiFi smart bulb using raspberry pi

I bought a smart bulb off amazon called Halonix WiFi bulb https://www.amazon.in/Halonix-Compatible-Amazon-Google-Assistant/dp/B07NN6SZQM?ref_=ast_sto_dp which is alexa compatible and has its own app ...
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What configuration i have to do in wpa_supplicant.config for allowing only two client

P2P connection is created successfully using the following link. Connect Android smartphone with Wi-Fi Direct to a Raspberry Pi Now I have to allow only 2 clients to connect with the P2P group. If 3rd ...
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Pi 4 (8GB) loses wifi when plugging large capacity USB

My RPI 4 (8 GB) boots fine, wifi stable and all seems to work with no issues. I purchased a few 256 GB Samsung USB 3.1 sticks to extend storage. But whenever I plug in one or two (as wanted), wifi won'...
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error from dbus, no wifi after reboot

I corrupted the ssd, so until I get this error again (hopefully I won't, but I probably will because it already happened 2 times) I can't do anything. I got a messagebox with this error when booting: ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 network speed drop

I configured my Raspberry Pi 4 to be a wireless and wired router that I can also use in combination with a D-Link DWM-222 USB modem. The problem is that when I connect the Ethernet cable (I am using a ...
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Setting up an AP from C code rock solid

I have to develop a program for RBPi4 with latest Raspberry OS. I'm coding in C because that's what i know for now. After startup the device's first task is to create a WLAN with predefined ssid, ...
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Pi 4 Ubuntu hotspot

I tried installing dnsmasq and hostapd to create a hotspot with DHCP, and have a WPA supplicant file with my WiFi settings and my dnsmasq settings with a random IP number I chose for my hotspot LAN ...
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Constant dhcpcd errors: eth0: authentication failed from IP address: No such file or directory

My syslog is full of these errors: Feb 14 13:24:50 raspberrypi dhcpcd[564]: eth0: authentication failed from aa11::1111:aaaa:aa11:a1a1: No such file or directory Feb 14 13:25:54 raspberrypi dhcpcd[564]...
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Why Pi 4 wifi speed is locked to 54.0 Mbit/s?

I have my route at AC channel 36 with 80MHz bandwidth. However, RPi 4 is always locked to 54.0 Mbit/s ? It's located right next to the router and the practical speed is about 7Mbyte/s. Is this ...
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USB OTG and USB Hub on PI Zero

I would like to use the Pi Zero with a few USB devices (WiFi, TV Tuner, external HDD) plugged into it while at the same time using OTG USB CDC drivers to make the Pi Zero appear as an Ethernet ...
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Setting up octo print and my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ won't show up on on angry IP scanner. How can I find its IP?

So I recently ordered a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ off amazon from RS Components and I wan to set up octo print with it, but the IP won't show up on angry IP scanner. I'm not sure what to do since I can't find ...
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Pi Zero W as a WiFi Access Point - WiFi Dropping Out every minute or so

I have setup a Pi Zero v 1.1 & Camera with latest Raspian Buster Lite to replace an old Drone Camera which has failed. I have it running as a router using this url and streaming the video fine ...
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Can't get TP-Link TL-WN823N running on RPI4B

WIfi dongle TP-Link TL-WN823N will be not automatically recognized on RPI4B. I also can't find any matching drivers to install it manually. How can I fix it to get it running? Please help, I am a ...
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Using a Raspberry Pi as an Wifi access point redirect to a HTML website stored on a Harddrive connected via USB [closed]

I would like to code a very simple web site in HTML / CSS / Js that is stored on a Hard Disk ( cause it’s heavy with some media video) connected to my raspberry pi 4 and give local access to this ...
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Is there a captive portal / setup portal to setup WiFi on the Raspi? Like on some WiFi range extenders

I am developing a project and for testing, I want to send some raspis to friends but I don't want to know all their WiFi credentials in advance. Is there something so the Raspi will act as an access ...

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