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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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What's wrong with this wpa_suppplicant.conf file?

I have an original wpa_supplicant.conf file which I tried to add a new network. Both have same owner (root) and same permissions 644. I just added one more network at the end (just for testing). ...
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/boot/wpa_config being copied with wrong permission

I plug the micro SD into my MacBook. I then save a correct /Volumes/boot/wpa_supplicant.conf with file permissions with 777 (default when creating files into the FAT partition). Then, when I move back ...
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Raspberry Pi Wi-Fi AP problem: no network and internet access on the Pi, though got them on Wi-Fi

I decided to use my Pi as a WiFi-AP, and followed the manual here: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/amp/ I did not setup a DHCP server though, because my ...
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Setting up WiFi with an adapter on a RPI Model B

I have a RPI Model B (Revision 000e) running stretch lite (command line only) and with up-to-date software and firmware. I would like to enable WiFi by using a Sitecom WLAN USB adapter (model wla2000)....
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Access Point not working for Android phones

I have successfully created and access point to my local rapsberry pi 3 and I was able to connect the pi AP without internet with my iphone and when I open the browser and hit the raspberrypi.local it ...
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HypriotOS: Connect to diff wifi network if the first connection fails

I am trying to build a headless pi which will connect to the available wifi network from a list of networks. To explain a bit more, I want to carry the pi to my work where the wifi network is diff and ...
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RPI 3, how to connect built-in wifi to network A, additional usb wifi adaptor connect to network B

RPI 3, running the latest lite version. How can I configure built-in wifi(wlan0) to connect to only the wifi network A, additional usb wifi adaptor(wlan1) connect to network B only? Any help ...
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Interface (wlan) down after booting – have to restart hostapd service

I configured my raspberrypi as a wifi repeater using hostapd and dnsmasq. I did not touch my /etc/network/interfaces, just added interface wlan0 static ip_address=192.168.42.1/24 to /etc/dhcpcd.conf ...
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How to change the wifi setting if not able to connect to device

I forgot what was wifi setting of my respberry -3. I want to connect that, but my device is not connecting to the wifi. Is there any way I can change the wifi setting of my device. I am able to mount ...
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ssh working but i can't ping directly to the Raspberry pi router [duplicate]

Going through https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md i set up Raspberry pi as access point as standalone NAT with out bridging. wireless host is connected but ...
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can not ping from remote host over raspberry pi router

Going through Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point in a standalone network (NAT) I set up Raspberry pi as access point as standalone NAT with out bridging. wireless host is connected but cant ...
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What is the maximum clients a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ access point can handle?

I have setup a RPi 3B+ as access point using this tutorial: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md I have a few dozens of RPi Zero's that connect to the AP. ...
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Access point as WiFi repeater, optional with bridge

I need a wireless access point that is bridged with the wired ethernet port and that is connected to another wifi internet router with a wifi client connection. All devices connected to the RasPi ...
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Pi Zero W Wifi repeater with OpenVPN

Im trying to setup a Pi Zero W as a wifi repeater with openVPN without using a USB wifi dongle, as a tiny travel router. I tried using this tutorial - by @ingo raspberry-pi-zero-w-as-a-wifi-repeater ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B WLAN Interface not found

I have a problem where my Raspberry Pi 3B (v. 1.2, official board) cannot use its onboard WLAN capability. The onboard WiFi used to connect to the Internet without issue perhaps a year ago. However, ...
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PI 3B wifi interface fail

My PI-3B is flashed with Ubuntu 16.04 with wireless-tools and wpa_supplicant also installed. My issue is I can't get wlan0 to be recognised by the system either dynamically (DHCP) or statically. I ...
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How to correctly restart wpa_supplicant debug with networkd-systemd?

I am trying to debug setting up wifi with networkd-systemd managing wpa_supplicant. The overall objective is to get wifi AP and managed client modes working at the same time. I can get managed ...
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RPi3 Model B - no wireless interface found

i'm new at RPi. Today, i installed NOOBS and tried to turn on Wi-Fi. When i clicked network icon (next to the bluetooth icon), it written "no wireless interfaces found". I typed to terminal "sudo ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi Repeater – Block Ads

I configured my raspberry pi as a wireless repeater (using hostapd and dnsmasq). Now I wonder how I could use it to block known ad-servers? What would be the best way? Using iptables? Or setting up ...
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How to close wifi hotspot in Raspberry Pi

I asked a question earlier which didn't make much sense even to me but now I know that what is the problem.Here's the question : Not able to close monitor mode in my Raspberry PI0W I have figured out ...
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After fresh Raspbian-Stretch install my WiFi isn’t working on my Raspberry Pi 3 anymore

After downloading the newest image from the official Raspberry Pi website, I formatted the SD-card (8gb) and I put the new image on the SD with Etcher. After reinstalling the image I had no WiFi ...
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Can I set up WLAN and Access Point on RaspberryPi Stretch? [duplicate]

Is it possible to have network access with WLAN set up as well as the AP? It appears having wlan set up in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf disables the AP. With my application as well as ...
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wlan0: link is not ready

I have had my pi3 for a while now all of a sudden I start to get IPv6: ADDRCONF (NETDEV_UP): wlan0: link is not ready IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): wlan0: link becomes ready and stalls there ...
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Trying to setup wifi ap and managed client mode together : sub-system time out on ap0

I followed the instructions here: enter link description here with the aim of getting ap and managed client wifi running together. The wlan0 setup works perfectly. I could not see any attempt to ...
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Swapping between wifi client and access point?

This question is an extension of the information on this post. This question looks the same as this one but it is not. I am using systemd-networkd. I successfully followed the instructions in the ...
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How to stream video with a 1km far RPI to a PC

I have a project which requires wireless video transmission I also use arduino there but to control motors, it uses hc 12. And I am wondering if I can stream real Tim video to pc. I can use another ...
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Ethernet & WiFi Pi3b+

I have a raspberry pi 3b+ which I want to connect to two seperate networks. I have an existing ethernet connection which works fine, and i am able to SSH/VNC to the pi over this network. I have ...
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Remove device history wireless hotspot

I have been using Raspberry pi 3B as a wireless hotspot following this How to use your Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point. I think there is a limit to a number of devices that can be connected to ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 has started crashing

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 that has a temperature/pressure/humidity sensor. I've been following along with the build your own weather station project. I don't have the rain or wind sensors up yet, just ...
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Raspberry pi connect to internet using commandline/python script

I have a Raspberry-Pi zero w and I want to connect it to the internet using a python script. I know the network ESSID and Password. Is there any python library that can do this? Is there any way I can ...
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Change active wifi network without reboot using external USB wifi dongle

I'm trying to programmatically change which wifi network my PI is connected to, on the fly without a reboot. When I run the script using this USB wifi device it won't switch. However, it works when ...
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How do I solve extra and missing wifi interfaces?

This is somewhat cosmetic. Too many IPs: When polling my net, my RPi3 B seems to be broadcasting two IPs, a 'ghost' DHCP one, and my preferred, static one. "No wireless interfaces found": Also, ...
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Using Raspberry pi as USB bridge

I wanted to use my raspberry pi as USB bridge between multiple devices. We can assume that I want to connect my iPad which has POS software on it to my thermal printer. Most of star or Epson thermal ...
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Raspberry Pi WiFi with GPIO Power

I am powering my RPI3 with 5V at the GPIO ports. The LED indicates that it is on, yet it does not connect to wifi automatically, or even power the wifi, as it does when I power it via micro USB. Is ...
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USB Wifi adapter not working/showing up on Raspberry Pi Zero

My usb wifi adapter is not working on my raspberry pi zero. PS: Im new to Linux. The adapter is called "Realtek RLT8192EU 802.11n Network Adapter". The adapter works fine on windows 10 but not on ...
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Workaround for a wifi bridge on a Raspberry Pi with proxy arp

I want to bridge the wifi interface with the ethernet interface on a Raspberry Pi so any device on the ethernet port becomes a member of the wifi network. Usually this is done by a bridge (OSI layer 2)...
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Pi Router That serves both Ethernet and Wifi [duplicate]

Before I have setup my Pi 2 as a Router that has 2 ethernet connections, the extra one is a USB 100Mbit Ethernet adatper, eth0 for incoming internet and eth1 for outgoing LAN. But this time I want ...
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Wpa2 enterprise university campus raspberry pi [duplicate]

I tried following other guides on the stack but all of them did not work for me. I am trying to connect to a wpa2 enterprise encrypted wifi from a raspberry pi 3 B+ running Debian stretch raspbian ...
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In Raspberry Light how do I conditionally disable the wlan interface when the eth interface is connected?

We are using Screenly and a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B for digital signage. I see from the documentation that this is running on Raspberry Light version of Linux. Due to the web interface for Screenly, we ...
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Wi-Fi networks are not shown using built-in RPi3 WLAN adapter

I have a freshly deployed Windows IoT Core image (17134), I'm trying to connect to my WLAN from it. The problem is that no network is shown in the list. In fact, the adapter seems to be off, since ...
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Access Point Raspi Kali

Raspi 3 + Kali What I want to do: I wish to mount an Access Point on wlan0 (integrated wifi) just to have access to a web site locate on raspi. I.e., it's not a hotspot (my raspi is not connected to ...
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Pi-Hole (+ Stubby) DNS problem in another network

I use my RaspPi Zero W with pi-hole and Stubby (See the setup {now newer version} on Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/pihole/comments/7oyh9m/guide_how_to_use_pihole_with_stubby/). In my home network ...
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/etc/network/interfaces.d file filling

Something happened with wifi connection on my PasPi3. "No wireless interfaces found" - that is the error. Also, I can't see wifi hub in lsusb. I looked to /etc/network/interfaces file, and it was ...
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After recent change in Raspbian, how to change Raspberry 3 B+ Wifi country or enable 5 Ghz?

I am trying to enable 5 Ghz on my Pi because the speed I am getting is 10 Mbps or less while my old HTC M7 on 5Ghz is able to get 80 Mbps but raspbian is not letting me change the country to enable 5 ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ disappearing from network until SSH connection

I have a very strange issue with 2 of my Raspberry Pi 3 B+. I am running a few nodejs apps on them using pm2. After a while (it's pretty long like 10 hours) both Pis just disappear from my local ...
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3 b+ wifi support 80 MHz ac bandwidth

Does the raspi 3 b+ builtin wifi support 80 MHz bandwidth under any conditions?
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RPI3 Raspbian Stretch regular connection on wlan0 AP on wlan1

I'm trying to make a very simple setup with my RPi. On the on-board standard wlan0 I want to connect to my home network normally, using a wpa_supplicant file this works very well. Now I'm having ...
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Set up WIFI Direct on Raspberry 3 Stretch

I have raspberry PI 3 with build-in WIFI module and raspbian Stretch. I would like to set up wifi-direct on it, but so far i coudn't find tutorial step-by-step. Mayby do you know how to set up it or ...
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WiFi Mesh Network Setup

I've been trying to setup a wifi mesh network, with no success. I've tried: straight 802.11s - Didn't work at all cjdns (Tomesh) - formed a mesh network, but unreliable, slow data rates batman-adv - ...
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switch between access point mode and none access point mode(station mode) in raspberry pi 3 [duplicate]

i use https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md tutorial to make my raspberry pi 3 an access point with it's built in WiFi. so when the access point mode start ...