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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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Updating Pi 3 B's WiFi driver for security improvements [duplicate]

The recent KRACK vulnerability has made me worried about taking my Pi out with me in public areas. I was wondering if the Raspian/Linux dist would of updated the WiFi driver automatically to protect ...
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Routing or bridging to connect eth0 and wlan0

I have the following setup: Device A (sensor, static ip=192.168.6.83) | | Enet connection | Device B (raspberry) | | Wifi | Device C (laptop) I have ...
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Raspberry pi 3 B connection with wireless IP camera through RTSP (Wifi)

i'm using python=3.5 and OpenCV 3.1.4 to establish a connection with my IP camera via RTSP protocol and by using wifi on Raspberry Pi 3 B here's my code import cv2 from imutils.video import ...
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Setting up the Raspberry Pi for the second time and WiFi detection issues

I am a beginner. When I bought my Raspberry Pi 3B a week ago, I was told that they had already applied a set-up. I didn't know what it meant and I followed a tutorial to set-up the Pi for the second ...
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raspberry pi connect to wifi like chromecast or alexa [duplicate]

I would like to connect my raspberry pi3 to wifi the same way chromecast or alexa does it. The way chromecast or alexa connects to wifi, first your phone connects to the chromecast / alexa. Then ...
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Raspbian: wlan connection doesn't work after disconnecting ethernet cable

on my Pi model 2b I connected a ethernet cable and an edimax n300 wifi usb dongle. I want to use the Pi over WLAN so I attached the WLAN dongle to the Pi and configured them with the following ...
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Building drivers for rtl8811CU/rtl8821CU

I've extracted driver from cd that came with my wireless card and modified it to build on kernel versions up to 4.15. Thanks to similar drivers already patched for new kernels it was an easy task. I'...
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Connection to a Wi-Fi network without password

I'm currently working on my Raspberry Pi, running Raspbian, trying to connect to a network without password using iwconfig. ifconfig wlan0 results : ifconfig wlan0 wlan0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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How do I start a rollei 5S wifi and a Gopro Hero 4 at the same time using a rpi for them to be genlocked?

Rollei 5S WIFI: https://www.rollei.de/blog/wlan-einrichten-rollei-5s-wifi/ GoPro Hero 4: https://gopro.com/update/hero4 Both accept wifi connections and both have remote controls that don't use wifi.
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How to configure pi for wifi at home using static IP and wifi at other location using dhcp?

I have a raspberry pi (jessie) which I would like to use both at home and at another location. In case the raspberry pi is used at home then it should connect to my wifi router and use a specific ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W access point sharing LAN thorough ethernet gadget

I've recently wanted to do a project with the Raspberry Pi Zero. Basically, I want to set up the Pi as an ethernet gadget for computers to be able to play games over WLAN. The computers have no wifi ...
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How can I receive sensor data from my raspberry pi when it is far away from any wifi?

Let's say I want to use a raspberry pi for a research project. The raspberry pi would be placed in a secure case(power has been taken care of and is not an issue). However, it will be in the middle of ...
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Failed to connect to non-global ctrl_ifname: wlan0 error: No such file or directory

I was following this Raspberry Pi documentation (https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/wireless-cli.md) about connecting to wireless connection. My SSID and password are ...
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How to prevent raspberry to connect with open wifi?

Actually i am working on a project. I want my raspberry to stay connected with my DSL wifi. But raspberry connect with a open wifi automatically . Thats why i lose connection. Please help me that how ...
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Using usb wifi and onboard wifi simultaneously to connect to internet

I have a raspberry at a very remote site where the wifi range is not that great. I am using a USB wifi with the antenna to connect to the wifi. Should I disable the onboard wifi in this case as I am ...
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How to improve wireless throughput on RPi 3 b+ in AP mode?

I've upgraded from 3 to 3 b+ in hopes of improving throughput on wireless network (using built-in wireless chip as AP and wired connection on the other end). I've configured it to work in 802.11ac ...
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Wifi conflicts with bluetooth: impossible to use BT mouse + keyboard with wifi turned on

2 years later, I still have the same issue. In Raspbian, using the built-in Bluetooth controller: Connect a BT mouse Connect a BT keyboard Turn on the built-in Wifi and connect to a network ...
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How to setup a traffic mirroring device using a raspberry pi (Raspberry pi will work as a wifi access point to connect IoT devices in a smart home)

Here's a network setup that i am going to build.IoT devices are connected to a seperate access point which is a raspberry pi. My question is how can I mirror the traffic flowing through the Raspberry ...
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Automatically switch between WiFi and Ethernet with static IP

As per the documentation found here I have setup my dhcpd.conf with the following: interface eth0 static ip_address=192.168.4.102/24 static routers=192.168.4.1 static domain_name_servers=8.8.8.8 ...
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Setting up RPi3 access point, hostapd error: Failed to set channel

I'm running Raspbian 9 (strech) on a Pi-3 modem B ver 2. Following guides found online, I have had it working with hostapd as an access point once. But after reboot that stopped working. In the ...
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GUI wifi manager for Raspberry Pi

Is there a library that gives GUI to setup the wifi with Raspberry Pi ?. This is what I want to do :). Once the Raspberry Pi is connected to a power source, I want it to automatically start GUI ...
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VNC connection drops when i bridge wifi with ethernet on Windows 7

. Installed Raspbian stretch on Raspberry Pi B+ (v1.2). I am bridging the connection between my wifi and LAN. RPI IP: 169.254.198.47 LAN IP on PC, Windows 7: 169.254.34.239 The VNC connection drops ...
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DHCP Server not working on PI

I have followed the instruction how to make my pi a webserver: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/ Everything is working fine expect that the Pi is not acting ...
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Raspberry pi zero Hotspot Problem

I have installed latest raspbian and setup wifi access point. I have internet access from PPPoE & using RPi Zero W as router. Here is the hostapd config :: sudo nano /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf ----...
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Is it possible to have static ip in a network and dynamic one in other?

I know how to set an static ip. I have 2 configured networks in wpa-supplicant. An i use to use the same static ip in both networks (2 different networks but same wifi range). The problem is that my ...
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Pi to make its own wlan AP if not connected to Home Router

I want to have the Pi create its own Access Point for other devices to connect to, but only when the Pi is out of range from a decent connection to a 'base / home' router? I want to be able to have ...
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Can i set eth0's ip on different subnet than wlan0 and still access internet from it?

I have a raspberry connected to a pc via ethernet. The pc's ip is 172.16.0.2 that can't be changed, so i had to give the rpi's eth0 172.16.0.1 so they can communicate. Meanwhile the rpi's wlan0 is ...
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How come SSH over USB is Wifi dependant? [closed]

As stupid as it sounds, here is the case: tl;dr: ssh via wifi into Rpi works. ssh via usb works as well, but only when Rpi is connected to wifi. Why? Imagine we have a Raspberry Pi Zero W working in ...
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Compute Module 3 BCM43364 WiFi via SDIO

I have a Murata 1FX evaluation kit, and I'm attempting to use it to get WiFi working on a Compute Module 3 (with the CMIO board). It uses the Broadcom BCM43364 chipset, which is similar to what the ...
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Simultaneously connect to a wifi network and create a wifi AP

I have successfully set up my Pi 3B+ as an access point so it can create and broadcast it's own network SSID "wallPi" on the internal wlan0. My goal is to make a video wall using this Wi-Fi network. ...
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HostAPD and isc-dhcp-server installation failure

I' m trying to set up my raspberry pi as an wifi access spot. While installing HostAPD and isc-dhcp-server as the guide requires, I found it unable to install anyhow, saying they' ve got unmet ...
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Bridge wlan0 <--> wlan1

Has anyone successfully configured a bridge between wlan0 and wlan1? On wlan1 I have an internet connection with subnet 192.168.107.xxx At wlan0 I would like to have an internet connection available ...
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Cannot ping in WiFi AP

I'm trying to set up an access point with my Pi 3 in order to capture and analyze traffic in a domestic network. I also have connected a Philips Hue bridge to the Raspberry via ehternet. The raspberry ...
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Raspberry Zero W Sleeps [duplicate]

I have a strange problem with my Raspberry. The Raspberry or WiFi (I don't know which component it is) goes to sleep after one minute of no action. That means if I boot the Rasbi I can ssh to it with ...
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Attempting to share wifi over ethernet breaks wifi

I am attempting to set up my rpi3b to share an internet connection from wifi to the ethernet port. I followed some instructions found here: Sharing the Pi's WiFi connection through the Ethernet ...
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wlan0 is Associated, and Configured, but why is enxb827eb4c6cc9: Link is down?

Raspberry pi 3. Wifi was working fine, I didn't change anything, and suddenly it stopped working. The only difference I can see between my situation and others is that they're also not associated and ...
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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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howto automatically connect wpa_supplicants with wpa-enterprise after reboot

In order to connect to a WPA-enterprise network (eduroam) I currently have to do the following (I am using Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)): Modify /etc/network/interfaces to include auto wlan0 ...
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How to add AP details without wifi?

I made a ghastly mistake. I hit the wrong key and purchased a Pi Zero instead of the Pi Zero W that I wanted. I have a wifi dongle, but I can't attach it and the keyboard at the same time. I tried an ...
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Pi zero w not connecting to wifi

My new pi0w isn't connecting to my home wifi in a headless environment. Here's my set up: $ ifconfig wlan0 wlan0: flags=4099<UP,BROADCAST,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 ether b8:27:eb:70:cb:b1 ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 b+ WIFI Localisation

This is the file that determines if the wifi location has been set so i wanted to know how to alter it so it checks to see if the wifi-country is not set to enable instead. Any ideas?? So basically ...
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Setting Static IP on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+

I'm trying to set a Static IP for my Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ and I have been referring to the following documentation: https://www.raspberrypi.org/learning/networking-lessons/rpi-static-ip-address/ ...
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How can I turn off Wi-Fi localisation on the Pi 3 B+?

I have the Pi 3 B+ and wanted to know if there was any way to turn of the need for the Wi-Fi localisation as when travelling around different countries and using my Pi as an access point I have keep ...
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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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VPN + Hotspot RPi3 doesnt work

I'm doing a VPN router with Access Point capability, but the router doesn't broadcast network SSID and the network doesn't work at all now. I've realised that when I type service openvpn stop, then I ...
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How to know the IP address of a Pi without an Ethernet or a display

I use a raspberry Pi 2. I have already installed raspbian and configured to a network using a usb-wifi a while back. Now I've moved to another place and I don't have an ethernet cable/ hdmi ...
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Only connect to authorised WI-FI networks

I would like to know a way to set up my Raspberry Pi in order to only connect to specific SSID. My purpose is to not connect to password free wi-fi networks when my Wi-Fi is going down. I am using ...
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Disable onboard WiFi Raspberry Pi 3 Model B

I am setting up a VPN router on the pi3 and would like to ask two things that I am stuck on. I would like to disable the onboard WiFi that is assigned to wlan0, as I have two external adapters i'd ...
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Has anybody tried Packetfence on Raspberry Pi 3?

Has anybody tried running Packetfence on RP3? Are there any alternatives for Packetfence? I am trying to setup a hotspot management system with RP3 as a Packetfence server. Basically RP3 will act as ...