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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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hostapd 5GHZ a/n/ac mode

This is my Hostapd config file to configure mye 5GHz accespoint: #bridge mode bridge=br0 interface=wlan0 # the interface used by the AP hw_mode=a # a simply means 5GHz channel=0 # the channel to ...
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How can I redirect HTTP requests to my captive portal/webserver using iptables

I'm working on a project where we need to use the RPi as a Wifi access point, which I got to work. I can get on the internet through the RPi and can also connect my Apache webserver (which should be ...
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Raspberry Pi as Gateway in a network with WiFi router - where to set the Gateway in DHCP?

I have read it is possible to have the Pi to act as a gateway computer in a LAN or mixed WLAN/LAN. 39227/rpi-as-internet-gateway-bridge It is not clear to me how the info on what is the intended ...
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raspberry pi network bridge eth0 wlan0 static ip

So I want to setup a network bridge between my ethernet connection and the wlan adapter such that the raspberry 3 acts as a device where my chromecast can connect to and shares the internet connection ...
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How to configure hostapd for a 5Ghz network

https://github.com/Phoenix1747/RouteryPi How can i change this to get 5Ghz? I tried to change mode to ac, but that doesn't seem to work. Where can i get descent information on the parameters in this ...
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Share Wlan0 Internet connection trought Wlan1

I have a question: Is it possible to share the internet connection on WLAN0 (Integrated WiFi module) through a WLAN1 connection like AccessPoint with another adapter (TP-LINK usb) ? If possible, how ...
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Restrict WiFi range of Pi 3b+

I want to restrict the wifi range of my Pi in order to only have a really small range of around one or two meters for my access point. I'm not totally new, but I don't know any way to reach the goal ...
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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 ...
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Wifi Not Working with Ubuntu MATE 16.04 and Pi 3b+

I was able to get Ubuntu MATE to finally run on my Pi 3B+ after following this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tdJrd75_068&lc=z234tvgocvmqyzb5a04t1aokgml1ll00iwv1gbnt2da0rk0h00410....
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How to get ipv4 address for WiFi connection?

I have tested with the last couple of Raspbian builds (the latest is with "October 2018") and I'm not able to get any ipv4 addresses using WiFi. I have no problem getting an ipv4 address on the wired ...
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Problem with WIFI Dongle D-link DWA-121 ID 2001:331b

Guys i've some problems with my wifi-dongle DWA-121, i've installed the driver module 8188eu and i can't get any ip address on my wlan0 interface. The wpa_supplicant.conf files and interfaces seems ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero & TP-Link TL-WN725N v1

I'm trying to hook up my Wi-Fi adapter(TP-Link TL-WN725N v1) to my Raspberry Pi Zero. Even though I'm able to find some drivers for the adapter for some of the Raspberry revisions(model 3, 2B), I don'...
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Motioneye OS ok in local network but not on Internet

I have been experimenting with Motioneye OS, Raspberry (1st version) and the 3$ camera you can connect to the IO pins. My goal is to create a basic surveillance system for my house that is connected ...
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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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WPA Enterprise problem connect

The only way I've found to connect to an Enterprise AP is to modify the wpa_supplicant.conf file, adding this: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant update_config=1 country=IT ap_scan=2 fast_reauth=...
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Automatically connect to wifi after reboot

I have pocket wifi which is a portable wifi router. It has a SSID and Password. I want my RPi3 B+(ubuntu server 16.04) connect to that pocket wifi automatically after reboot. Should I make some ...
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Detect connected wifi IP address

I want to send IP address with which my raspberry pi is connected to other server. This is my guess. turn on raspberry pi (without monitor) find wifi automatically... try until success at connection ...
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how to solder a UFL antenna for RPI3B+

I understand that soldering a UFL antenna is doable in RPI3B. So far i Have not seen any work done similarly to RPI3B+. The location to solder the UFL socket seems to be moved to the top left just ...
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Raspberry WiFi hotspot, no ethernet

There is a ton of tutorials on how to make your Pi a hotspot router, but all of them are using ethernet as the "income". What I would like to achieve is to connect to WiFi with my USB WiFi adapter and ...
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Wi-Fi Frequency configuration question

I am trying to set my raspberry Pi's WiFi frequency to a fixed value. Is that possible through a command ? I also need to do the same thing for the embedded Bluetooth module of the raspberry. Is this ...
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Two raspberry pi with wifi communication and pc with wifi or ethernet network

I want to setup a network between two raspberry Pi and a pc. The Pi's should use Wi-Fi to communicate with each other, and for the pc it doesn't matter if it's with an ethernet cable or over Wi-Fi. I ...
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Why does screen go blank while wifi data is being transmitted?

I got a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with 2.5A power supply that came with it. I've connected a VGA monitor (via an HDMI-VGA adapter) and keyboard to it, and connected it to the WiFi. From the beginning, the ...
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Files integrity is occasionally compromised after being transferred via Wifi / ssh with with scp and rsync

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 that I use as a media server (with Plex). The RPi3 is connected to my home LAN both via WiFi and via Ethernet cable. I use the WiFi to transfer files from my laptop to the RPi3 ...
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Using a static IP for ethernet and DHCP for Wlan using dhcpcd

How would I be able to use my rPi with a fixed IP on the ethernet port and 'automatic' wifi? I've got the credentials for the known accesspoints, with priority stored in /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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No wireless interfaces found

I am currently trying to connect my Raspberry Pi 3 to Wifi, but the UI is telling me "No wireless interface found". Here is my ifconfig : eth0: flags=4163<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,MULTICAST> mtu ...
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Modifying wireless driver to include the number of re-transmission in RPI3

I was working with RPI3, where I need to get the number of retransmission in the IEEE802.11 layer in case of worse wireless channel condition. I was looking in /sys/class/net/wlan0/statistics to find ...
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My Raspberry Pi cannot connect to the Internet. etc/network/interfaces file does not appear

I am trying to connect my Raspberry pi 1 model b to the internet using an Edimax adapter. My pi recognises the adapter, but when I try to configure my pi to connect to my WIFI by using sudo nano /etc/...
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Wifi nor Bluetooth interface not found

Today i after long time falshed new retropie os and after some finding found out wifi and bluetooth is showing as not found i tried 3 fresh installs of retropie and now i tried raspbian desktop still ...
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Raspbian Stretch Lite Access internet from Ethernet

Previously on Raspbian OS, I used to access the internet from my Raspberry Pi by connecting it via Ethernet to my laptop. My laptop is running windows 10 and has the WiFi network's internet is shared. ...
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RPI wifi repeater - slow internet speed

I configured my RPI as a wifi repeater (using hostapd and dnsmasq). When I download something to my pi I have a downstream up to 1.5 MB/s. On my device connected to the pi the downstream is only about ...
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All ports on pi are filtered

I have been trying to get ssh working on my raspberry pi. I have a good WiFi connection and everything works fine except that when I do an nmap scan for it, it shows nothing, so I used -Pn and it says ...
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Make wifi onboard as an access point and wifi dongle as a client

I want to turn my raspberry pi 3 witch installed Raspbian OS to access point and client to access wifi and bridge these two each other (in this question it's better to skip this bridge part). Exactly, ...
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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 client connection as uplink. 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 ...