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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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Pi-3 discarding ARP replies with link local addrees 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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Raspberry Pi 3 states connected to the WiFi but not visible on access point (pi cannot be pinged either)

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running raspbian-lite stretch(9.4) with updates installed. Sometimes when I have the following: Connected through serial (or via the on the lan IP address) ifconfig shows a ...
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Pi 3b+, integrated wifi loses connection on 5ghz network with carrier lost

I hope your all doing well. Before some weeks i did buy my first raspi, and I'm quite happy with it. As my starter Project, i wanted to create an Accespoint out of it, and after some days reading ...
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Pi3 WiFi extremely slow

I know there have been several questions like this but none of them have solved my issue. I just purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 and the WiFi on it is incredibly slow. The Web application is slow and when ...
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Install USB Wifi to run in parallel on RPi 3+

This is a very similar question to one already asked, but it is different in that I want the USB dongle to provide internet access to the RPi while the RPi AP still operates. I am trying to set up a ...
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iw does not recognize wlan1

Seems a simple issue, but drives me crazy the entire day. Situation: raspbian RaspBerry 3 b with external USB wifi dongle (Atheros based). Need to use this instead of the inbuilt wifi. Both ...
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wps_supplicant@.service not present in Jessie

I've been following along with the WiFi repeater setup and I've hit a snag. I am running Jessie rather than Stretch. I don't have wps_supplicant@.service in /lib/systemd/system/, just wps_supplicant....
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How to bridge the local network of an access point with a remote private 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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Translation request for News re wpasupplicant during upgrade

During a routine upgrade (sudo apt-get upgrade), the following "news" appeared in my terminal window: apt-listchanges: News --------------------- wpasupplicant (2:2.6-19) unstable; urgency=medium ...
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Mobile Wi-Fi Solution

I have created a Raspberry Pi 3A+ prototype system consisting of a rover with camera and touch screen remote control that communicate across a Wi-Fi network. My expectation was to have the rover ...
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dhclient doesent renew lease after wifi drop - wpa_supplicant

i have set up /etc/network/interfaces because i need some static adresses on single interface. This causes to use dhclient instead of dhcpcd wich works fine. Now i have the problem that when i boot ...
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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 client connection as uplink. All devices connected to the RasPi ...
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hostapd doesent work anymore

I was running hostapd and it worked fine but i had to reinstall the os and copied the config but now it gives me some problems. First of all hostapd was masked, then i unmasked it and tried to start ...
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Wifi Repeater – Set Interface down by Default (dhcpcd)

I use a RPI 1 as wifi repeater with two wireless dongles. I configured it using hostapd and dnsmasq. I want the pi only to be connected to the internet if there is somebody connected to my access ...
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Can the Pi 3 Be Used as a USB Wifi Adapter?

Problem The reason I must try to use the Pi as a Wi-Fi adapter rather than the one I currently use for Windows 10 (Netgear A6200) is not even close to compatible with GNU/Linux or *BSD. Ubuntu will ...
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Autoconnect headless Pi to Wifi

I want my Pi B+ running Raspbian to auto connect to Wifi and startup SSH, but I'm doing something wrong. I created file named ssh in /boot/, and configured interfaces and wpa_supplicant as in guides ...
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Iot hub and rasberry pi [closed]

im makeing project but new in codeing , i want to connect cctv camera and ultra sonic sensor so if someone disobey the rule the camera will capture a photo and send it to online database and from the ...
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Pi 3 cannot connect to Enterprise WiFi using GUI

Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Raspbian "Jessie with PIXEL" (Release 2016-09-23). It appears that all the WiFi networks that requires authentication other than a PSK are grayed out in the menu. What ...
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RASPBERRY PI 3 B+ internet access problem

A static Ip has been given for my raspberry pi from my company. That means if a connected to my office wifi network in anytime, the ip is 172.16.100.13 I have not changed anything in my Pi. Any ...
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Raspberry pi3 model B+ connect to wifi but no internet

I have connected my raspberry pi 3 (running Raspbian) to my company's wifi network. It has connected to wifi, but there is no internet access. I cannot ping also. I did following modification in my /...
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Difference between iface wlan0 inet manual and iface wlan0 inet dhcp in wifi to ethernet router?

I have developed a wifi to ethernet router. Wifi is connected to my home router having internet and ethernet is connected to my laptop( just for testing).My laptop is not getting internet, but it gets ...
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Can't do anything related to wlan0 (Alpine Linux, Raspberry PI 3 B+)

I just bought a Raspberry PI 3 B+ some weeks ago, and I decided to install Alpine Linux due to it uses OpenRC and one friend of me recommended it to me. I have installed it only as diskless mode, ...
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How to setup an acces point on 8812au driver using systemd networking?

I've been using this guide I've setup a Raspberry Pi 3+ which has a WiFi dongle and onboard WiFi to do this. The WiFi dongle is an AC600 with the 8812au chipset, requiring compiled kernel drivers, ...
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Access point as WiFi 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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Share internet wifi to ethernet

I guess I have two questions. I am using a pi 3. Ideally, I want to log into the internet with WiFi, then share that WiFi with a usb adapter.Second, to the Ethernet port. I want to arrive on a camp ...
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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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How to start/stop wpa_supplicant on default raspbian?

I configured wpa_supplicant so I have a wifi connection after boot up. Now I want to stop it for while and start it again. I tried: rpi ~$ sudo ifdown wlan0 ifdown: unknown interface wlan0 But wlan0 ...
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raspi-config is not working after installing Xenomai on Raspberry Pi 3

I followed the instructions given here to install Xenomai on a Raspberry Pi 3. After installing the kernel (now the RPi uses the kernel-xenomai.img during boot) I couldn't access my network, neither ...
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hostapd accesspoint with connman

I want to use me linux IMX7 device as wifi repeater (access point wifi client): wifi wifi wan TABLET <~.~.~.~.~> (ap0) IMX7 (wlan0) <.~.~.~.~.>...
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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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Raspberry Pi to configure automatically as an Access Point OR WiFi client

There are many guides for setting up a Raspberry Pi as an Access Point, and even some which allow switching between Access Point and WiFi client. I wanted a setting which would work as a normal WiFi ...
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Auto-connect to saved network after stopping and starting wpa_supplicant.service

Board: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ OS: Raspian Stretch (with desktop and recommended software) 2018-11-13 I'm building an application that requires me to temporarily disable the wpa_supplicant service, while ...
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Configure WLAN for RaspberryPI3 using image created with Yocto

I have some trouble trying to configure my wlan in my new RaspberryPi3 maybe you can help me. I created my own image for the RaspberryPI3 using the Yocto Jethro (rpi-basic-image) and Ubuntu 14.04. ...
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Sending and Receiving data with RPi wifi Access Point

So, I have a project where I need to send and receive data from multiple devices (phones and a laptop) over a wifi network created by my raspberry pi. I have successfully created the wifi network by ...
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AWUS036AC (rtl8812au) – ›Association request to the driver failed‹ after restarting wpa_supplicant.service

I am using an AWUS036AC wifi dongle to connect to the internet. I installed the drivers following this instructions. When I restart my wpa_supplicant@INTERFACE.service I get this error message: ...
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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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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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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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Command to open Wireless and Network Settings GUI?

I want to add a button on the Main menu to open the Wireless and Network Settings control panel. I am using Raspbian Jessie with all the defaults, aka lxpanel. I'm using the RPi0W The reason why I ...
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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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Problems with Wifi mmc1: timeout response

I'm having problems with my raspberry pi 3b. I will try to explain it in the best way, I have several raspy working with a script in python that I did, in the script it establishes a communication to ...
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How to install Android on Raspberry Pi 2B?

I have tried following, but failed at some stage Emteria OS : knowing that this OS is for Raspberry Pi 3 model, anyway I tried to install it for experiment. Screen froze at Kernel Starting KitKat for ...
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Create Access Point in Latest Raspbian OS using Edimax EW-7811Un for compute module 3

I am trying to create an access point in compute module 3(and latest Raspbian OS) with the Edimax WiFi dongle. But it did not succeed to create. Anyone please help me to do that in the latest ...
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Replacing hostapd with wpa_supplicant

I want to get rid of hostapd, because it is very unstable, and use wpa_supplicant instead. What I did So I followed these instructions. I have a RasPi 1 with two external wifi dongles. I used a ...
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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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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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Error executing ifdown and ifup command

I'm running a python script to configure the wifi interface, but I'm having a problem with the ifdown and ifup command. It looks like this command has been replaced by: sudo ip link set wlan0 down ...
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Unable to Connect to Wifi After Earlier Connection

I am very very new to the raspberry pi. I have a raspberry pi 3b+ -- Raspian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch). I have previously used my home wifi. However, upon recent use I have been unable to connect and ...
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Functioning Script for Access Point Which Fails When Run as a Service

In order to reach my Raspberry Pi 3 B +, I need it to broadcast an access point upon booting. I am aware that there are common issues with crontab @reboot and systemctl running when networking is ...
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Unable to Reconnect WiFi on Pi 3 after Connection Drop

Question What is the current proper way to force reconnection to a WiFi access point? (Or even better: automatically reconnect after the connection is dropped?) The only way to reconnect that has ...