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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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Raspberry Pi 3, wifi goes to sleep?

I'm facing a similar issue to this one, How do I disable suspend mode?, except I have a Raspberry Pi 3 and am running OpenELEC 6.0.3. When I leave it on without using it for awhile, I can no longer ...
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I'm able to connect when Raspberry is connected via cable, but not via Wifi

I downloaded 2019-09-26-raspbian-buster.img (3.7GB after extraction) then I used win32diskimager-1.0.0 to burn it on MicroSD card then on /boot/ I created ssh file wpa_supplicant.conf file with ...
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2 4g usb dongles connected to RPI to router

So i live in an area that doesn't have fiber but has decent 4G/LTE connection. The problem is we have one service with unlimited data between 11pm and 6pm the following day and another service thats ...
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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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How to connect Pi 4 to WiFi AP that requires web page logon

SCENARIO I have my headless RPi 4 running Raspbian Buster Lite setup as a NAT router, using the internal antenna wlan0 to connect to the WAN, and an external USB antenna wlan1 with its own SSID. I am ...
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Low wifi speed even with 5Ghz wifi adapter

My internet download speed from my D-Link wifi router is 24 M bits/s From ethernet the download speed is 50 Mbits/s I am using Tp-link AC600 Archer T2U Plus wifi adapter with Rapberry pi 3B+ I ...
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Wifi disconnecting on Raspbian Stretch Lite?

I've got an old RPi 1 Model B, that I'm trying to use as a Wake-On-LAN server. I've got it connected to Wifi with a DWA-171 USB/WiFi dongle and these drivers (the link contains a script that installs ...
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How to use Ethernet and Wifi on Pi3b+ and Raspbian buster

Yes, I am aware that similar questions have been asked before on this StackExchange but almost all of those are old and don't seem to be working for me. After googling around I found that things have ...
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Keep losing connection while streaming video from Raspberry Pi Zero W camera using Motion or Picamera Python

I have set up my new Raspberry Pi Zero WH with the new Raspbian Buster (recommmended software), avaiable on raspberrypi.org. I have tried the following to real-time stream video over WiFi using SSH ...
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Pi-3 discarding ARP replies with link local address in IBSS ad-hoc mode

I have come across an issue with the Pi-3 internal Wi-Fi, when in ad-hoc mode. Setup is three PI-3s in ad-hoc mode, with Babel routing protocol and shncpd, to create a mesh network. Pi 'A' has been ...
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Pi 4 Will Not Boot with Noobs or Raspbian

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4, 4GB model, and I cannot get it to boot Noobs or Raspbian. When I purchased it, I knew I wanted to use it for a ubuntu distro, and it booted noobs, but I couldn't ...
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Set a static IP address for wlan0 from /boot partition of Raspberry Pi on Raspbian Stretch Lite

I am using Raspbian Stretch Lite 2018-04-18. I currently have static IP working over wifi. I setup /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf to connect to my wifi and setup /etc/dhcpcd.conf to use a ...
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is it possible to set up multiple ssids using rpi 3?

I have been trying to setup multiple ssid configuration in my rpi 3B so that my rpi can broadcast multiple ssid through the adapter present in the stock hardware itself. Does BCM43143 support it?
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Strange wifi/ethernet behaviour when plugging in/out ethernet cable

i came accross a problem i was yet unable to solve with my raspberry pi. what i want is the following: startup wifi on boot with no ethernet connected when plugging in ethernet cable switch to ...
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How to connect a headless Raspberry Pi at coffee shops?

I want to develop my Pi project at various coffee shops around town. Given a laptop and headless Pi, how can I get networking setup? I'm assuming I need to connect the Pi to the coffee shop network, ...
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How to setup the Raspberry Pi 3 onboard WiFi for Ubuntu Server 18.04 with netplan?

How to setup of Raspberry Pi 3 B+ onboard WiFi for Ubuntu Server 18.04? In particular, with netplan? This is a clean install of the Ubuntu Server 18.04 image for Raspberry Pi 3. File: ubuntu-18.04.2-...
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How can I set my pi 3 up to be WiFi AND ethernet router simultaneously?

I want to use my Pi as a fully fledged wifi and ethernet router. I'll connect an external modem/phone with tethering to it and want to share that internet connection with all devices connected to the ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by openvpn?

My access point spawns a wireless local area network. Now I want to connect it to my other private network over the internet with openvpn so it gets direct part of the remote network in a common ...
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Howto migrate from networking to systemd-networkd with dynamic failover

Systemd's systemd-networkd can be used to replace the existing networking system on Raspbian. How does it work with Raspbian on a Raspberry Pi with two interfaces for ethernet and wlan? Can I also ...
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Disable WiFi (wlan0) on Pi 3

Got a Pi 3 which will always use ethernet, so trying to figure out how to disable the WiFi such that it does not even turn on after a reboot. If I do an ifconfig I see the wlan0 device. I can do ...
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bridge repeater unsure what to call it

ok here is the set up router 1 ~~ pi ~~ router 2 ~~~ rest of the home router 1= public wifi (aka library) i need the rpi to pick the signal up using a [Alfa Long-Range Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless ...
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Using the Pi as wifi/ethernet Bridge and extend LAN?

I'm curious whether it is possible to use the Pi in the following configuration: ╔══════════╗ ╔══════════╗ ║ internet ║ ║ device 1 ║ ╚═════╤════╝ ╚═════╤════╝ │ ...
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Error driver marvell 88W8997 File sd8997_uapsta.bin not Found on kernel

We are developing a carrier board for CM3 and we want to have WiFi dual band on CM3. We choose a module with the marvell 88w8997. We connect the module by SDIO for WiFi. I think all is connected OK, ...
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Predictable Network Interface Names inconsistently applied in Stretch

I have a PI 3 B running Stretch, and I have enabled Predictable Network Interface Names, using raspi-config. However, the naming is not being consistently applied. The results of ifconfig are ...
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wlan - Can't allocate interface wllease { interface

I've configured wlan0 on my Pi, (file /etc/network/interfaces and /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf). In the past I could connect to it with no problems but now I can't. I've tried a few different LANs and I ...
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Raspberry Pi Bluetooth/6lowpan to WiFi IPv6 Router. Ping6 Not working

I want to route data between BT/6lowpan interface and wifi interface on a Raspberry Pi platform. Done all the setup as described below. But the Ping6 from Bluetooth (bt0) to Wifi (wlan0) not working. ...
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pi-gen + Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

We're using a forked version of pi-gen (https://github.com/RPi-Distro/pi-gen) to build custom RPi images. As part of the build, we're trying to set the RPi up as an Access point as WiFi router/...
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Raspberry Pi 4 - Connection to dhcpcd lost

I was trying to set up an ad-hoc network on my Raspberry Pi 4 and now the WiFi is not working. If I try to run ifconfig there is no wlan0 interface that shows up. I have also tried to manually change ...
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Pi doesn't connect to wifi on boot?

I'm using VNC viewer to connect to my Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Stretch. I set up my wifi connection using the wifi setting on the menu bar. However, after I reboot the Pi it does not connect to ...
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WiFi - No Support in Old Image

I have a old Raspberry Pi model 2 B - with no GUI support for WiFi and no image that support WiFi. I now have a Raspberry Pi Zero that support WiFi, i use the old image on this. sudo apt-get update ...
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Use Raspberry Pi 4B as wifi access point and wifi client at same time to function as an extender/repeater [duplicate]

Looked at older threads and found that none of them were working properly and was hoping for an updated tutorial. My main issue is that my Model 3 won't connect to a certain wifi network, and was ...
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Wifi connection issues, can't see wifi network one of my pi

I have an university project, with 4 raspberry pi 3 (starter kit). I've successfully set 1 as an AP, and 2 with client (all 3 has mosquitto installed), they works fine. The AP is next to the router, ...
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Can't connect PI through wifi but ethernet routing is working

I want to access my RPI using SSH, so connected my PI to wifi router via ethernet and i'm trying to access this via Laptop connected through wifi on the same router. When I search for IP using ...
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Android cannot connect to Pi's wlan

I'm running a Node server on port :3000 and want to access it from other devices using Pi's wlan0 address. wlan0: 169.254.36.22 Accessing from Macbook works Accessing from iPhone works Accessing ...
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How can I connect 2+ Rpis outside of a wireless net

I’m building an AI powered robotic car which needs multiple Pi, one driving, one sensing, one learning etc. The individual boards need to talk to each other, most likely using MQTT, outside of a ...
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Wireless Transparent Proxy Troubleshooting

I'm someone who has very little technical experience but became interested in the idea of a transparent Tor proxy. I'm well aware that this isn't a secure implementation but I thought I could learn a ...
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Raspberry Pi: Automatic wifi connect without entering SSID, password

I am working on a project in which the Raspberry Pi kit will be shipped to the customer site. However, I am stuck at the question how to get the kit online, so that it can communicate with the ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ won't connect to WiFi

I got new internet so I tried to connect my Pi to the new internet by modifying /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and now it looks like this: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=...
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Access point as a Wifi repeater for WPA2-Enterprise network

So this is a little bit of a random question but I'm attempting to follow this tutorial to set up a wifi repeater with my Raspberry Pi 3B+. I can get the Raspberry Pi to generate a network that can ...
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

There are some tutorials to make an access point a WiFi repeater using only the on-board WiFi chip of a Raspberry Pi. But I want to use an additional USB/WiFi dongle as second interface for the up-...
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Connecting ESP8266 wifi module with Raspberry Pi zero to use home wifi

I have been following 3 sources below where I could set up my Raspberry Pi zero with Wifi using ESP-01 (ESP8266) but am still struggling to get it working. Wifi configuration 1 Wifi configuration 2 ...
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Devices connected to raspi router are not lan visible

I have recently setup a RPi0W as a means to connect my Echo Dot to my University's WPA-Enterprise network (MSCHAPv2). I was successful in doing so following this Wifi Repeater Guide and modifying the ...
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Intercepting HTTP request to fool Android into thinking WiFi network has internet

I have a product on a Raspberry Pi, using Raspbian where people connect to their Pi using WiFi served from the Pi, and then access the software via the web browser on their device (smartphone, tablet, ...
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Access point as WiFi router with additional WiFi-dongle

I am trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 4 as a wlan0 <-> wlan1 router and followed Ingo's excellent guide here: Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle Having gone through ...
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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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How to set up the Edimax EW-7611ULB combo Bluetooth WIFI dongle

Although, this dongle works (for awhile), there is a problem with the bluetooth driver. After streaming for about an hour, the driver eats up all the Pi memory and the Pi stops responding. Power ...
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FreePBX AND Wireless Bridge on same RasPi?

I have a RasPi 3 and I want to install FreePBX onto it AND I want to use it as a wireless bridge. Meaning, when it's setup I want to use the RasPi 3's wifi to connect to my home wifi and then use the ...
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Rpi3 tethering with mobile phone

I would like to give an internet connection to my rpi3 no matter where I am. I have no screen and no keyboard for my rpi3, but I can modify the sd card in my computer. I saw a lot of thread where ...
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Raspberry Pi WiFi connection to Enterprise WPA2 WLAN

This is my first question here. I want to connect my RPi to my company WLAN network but there are some problems and I am out of ideas to solve them. The WLAN does not appear in the list of WLAN's in ...
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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 ...