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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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connmanctl having problem with complex passphrase

The built in WiFi module seems to work fine, as it can connect to both of my open networks I created for testing, i.e. the 2.4GHz, and the 5.0GHz ones. If I set a simple passphrase (i.e. contains ...
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Wi-Fi transfers hang on Raspberry Pi 3

I was trying to transfer a 50 MB file to my Raspberry Pi 3 via samba and I noticed that after few seconds the transfer slows down until it stops, same thing via scp. It starts but after few seconds (5-...
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Rasbperry Pi suddenly stopped connecting to WiFi network defined in wpa_supplicant.conf

My Raspberry Pi 3 running Jessie has been automatically connecting to a WiFi network defined in my wpa_supllicant.conf file for a few months without a problem. Two days ago, the Pi stopped connecting ...
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Raspbian Jessie Wi-Fi doesn't work with multiple IPs on same network

I would like to use two different static IP addresses for the same network with the same Wi-Fi dongle. I read in different forums that it's better to use /etc/network/interfaces instead of dhcpcd.conf ...
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Is it possible to have a Pi as an access point that forwards packets to another Pi that's connected to the internet?

Essentially a long range wifi extender. What I'm wondering is possible if whether you can have a setup such that a user can connect to the first Pi, make an HTTP request that gets forwarded to a ...
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RPi Zero WiFi and USB OTG

I'm quite new to this kind of things, but I've jumped out with an idea of a device to give the ability to mount network shares as they where normal pendrives (like for TVs and other old devices). I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Wi-Fi power drops after 1 minute

I am running Raspbian Jessie (the latest one in the time of posting this) and Wi-Fi drops after exactly 1 minute. And it doesn't matter if its idle or not: even when I'm pinging my Pi, it drops after ...
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Windows PC Network “Disconnect” Button Disables Pi's ad-hoc Interface

I have encountered a problem with my network setup. I have three Raspberry Pi 3s running Raspbian, a Windows 7 PC, and a Mac. I have the Raspberry Pis configured to automatically startup an ad-hoc ...
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Connecting Windows 10 IoT Core Pi to corporate domain WiFi

I currently have a Raspberry Pi 3 running Win IoT core and I'm attempting to connect it via WiFi to a corporate network. The interface options appear to only accept a psk to join a WiFi network. Is ...
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Trying to understand Auto reconnect WIFI method

Iv'e found this method of reconnecting the WIFI dongle from this post , but want to be clear on how it works, before I try and implement it. 1) Go to /etc/ifplugd/action.d/ and rename the ifupdown ...
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Pi with PulseAudio over wifi - can't connect

I was trying to set up my RPi 1 as audio device for my laptop and found this answer. On the RPi all the steps worked fine, except that /etc/default/pulseaudio is empty. But in the linked answer the ...
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Outdoor Wi-Fi positioning / poor man's GPS on RPI3 Model B

I got used to Google Maps figuring where I am using surrounding Wi-Fi signals, a.k.a. Wi-Fi positioning system. I try it on my laptop and it works, but on my Raspberry PI it doesn't: using Firefox ESR,...
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Setting up Pi Zero W Wi-Fi through USB SSH

I am having lots of problems connecting my raspberry pi zero to wifi. I have followed a number of tutorials. 1. What I have tried This was my wpa_supplicant.conf file ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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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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RPI - Nikon 1J5 - Wifi Trigger (help)

I've setup a timelapse stepper motor slider with the RPI. Upon boot it starts the slider with a specific step & delay. Goes back and forth until the RPI is powered off. I have a Nikon 1J5, for ...
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RPi 3 as Wireless Hotspot (hostapd): nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to create a WiFI Extender with my RPi3. I'm using a TP Link TL-WN722N external adapter. The setup is as follows: Some WiFI -> TP-Link Adapter (wlan1) -> RPi -> Onboard RPi WiFi (...
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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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WiFi not working on fresh install

I have had my Raspberry Pi for a few years now and today I went to do a fresh reinstall of Raspbian. I downloaded v2.4.4 of NOOBs and used that to install Raspbian. Everything installs nicely except ...
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GUI wifi configuration on Raspbian stretch

I need to be able to configure the wifi from the GUI on stretch. But I can't locate "WiFi config". Is this not an option anymore?
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RaspberryPi access point on wlan1 stopped working

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with an external WiFi antenna wlan1 set up as an independent IoT access point without Internet connection following this tutorial, using hostap and isc-dhcp server. I omitted ...
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Pi bluetooth not detecting any devices

Board: Raspberry Pi 3 I have a Pi which is unable to detect any bluetooth peripherals. I diagnosed the bluetooth service by running sudo service bluetooth status which throws the error Failed to ...
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NTP configuration is not working

I'm working with 10 raspberry and they are all connected to the same network via Wifi. I need to get the right time from the network, so I modified the ntp.conf file with the IP of my network (10.1.65....
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Unable to connect to hotspot from Android device

Following this tutorial on setting up wi-fi, I got the following errors, (I added ssid and psk in the file /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf) $sudo ifdown wlan0 ifdown: interface wlan0 not ...
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Slow TCP throughput with zd1211rw USB WiFi

I'm doing some throughput testing between an RPi "rpi-src" on WiFi and a wired ethernet PC "dest" attached to the WiFi AP. "dest" listens on a TCP port with nc (netcat), streams received data through ...
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802.11ac and 802.11n at 5GHz on Raspberry Pi with Windows IoT

Is it possible on a Raspberry Pi 2 (or 3) with Windows 10 IoT Core to have Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 802.11n at 5GHz? I know the list of compatible hardware: Hardware Compatibility List - WiFi Dongles ...
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How can make a wireless connection between two Raspberry Pi in distance of 500 meters?

I should make a wireless mesh network on my project using Raspberry Pi. Those nodes are in distance in 500 meters range. How can I make nodes(Raspberry Pi + sensors) to make right wireless connection?...
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Does RPi 3 have the same bandwidth for ethernet and USB?

It seems that's the case for the last Pi. But does the new one also have this limitation? Not duplicate, but reffered question:    USB bandwidth for the RPi model B+   &...
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Network unreachable error + can't add Gateway IP

I'm having the exact same problem as the poster of this question: "connect: Network is unreachable" on a working wlan0 (connected) interface However, if I try the poster's solution of ...
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Using two wifi dongles at the same time

Here's my situation: I am using a Raspberry Pi to control a system. I want to allow the system to be changed over the internet as well as locally. My current plan for controlling it locally is to ...
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Setting up WiFi on a RaspberryPi B with an Edimax EW-7811Un

I have tried countless tutorials, but really none of them worked. No matter how I change my interfaces or wpa_supplicant.conf files - nothing worked. I even tried wicd-curses but somehow the program ...
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USB Wi-Pi not connecting to WiFi - 4-Way Handshake

I have a USB Wi-Pi stick which is supposed to enable my Pi to connect to WiFi. I have opened up 'WiFi Configuration' and when trying to connect, the status will show '4-Way Handshake' for about 10 ...
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Using 2 wifi adapters on raspberry pi b+

I really got stuck in working on raspberry pi's. I'm working on a project where I'm collecting mac addresses and wifi signals by listening kismet outputs, however I have a problem. I'm using two usb ...
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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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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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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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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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Connect to failover WiFi if other router is unavailable

I have two WiFi networks configured in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf as below, and I'm able to manually switch from one to the other via GUI with no problems (via RealVNC usually). However, ...
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Select time zone not working in Android Things default screen

I recently reset my Android Things on my Raspberry Pi 3 because it was unable to find my own WiFi. After the reset I tried to go into settings and change the time zone to GMT+02:00. If I click at ...
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Rpi3 WIFI AP go down after some time of innactivity?

I have setup my Rpi 3 as wifi access point and it was working for a long time. But some day, wifi stop working unexpectedly and i was no idea that what was the problem. It means wifi access point is ...
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hostapd.service not found

I am trying to make a Raspberry Pi 2 as a wifi access point in a standalone network. I followed this tutorial: https://docs.google.com/document/d/16hJS7fnPyKUwbvR33_nMku_b6XcYaBJXVpeCIMoJzcQ/pub At ...
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pi zero w + piCore without keyboard and monitor = cannot connect to wifi

I am new to raspberry pi, I would like to set up a tinycore os. I do not have a keyboard nor a monitor that I can connect through HDMI. So I'm trying to autoconnect to the wifi so that I can ssh. But ...
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Pi 3 Wi-Fi access point, only fully working with some devices

I've configured an access point on my Pi 3, largely using this tutorial: https://blog.thewalr.us/2017/09/26/raspberry-pi-zero-w-simultaneous-ap-and-managed-mode-wifi/ So the Pi connects over wlan0 ...
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Two Wi-Fi networks on Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Android

I'm trying to see if there is a way that I can have a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Android connected to two wi-fi networks at once? What I'm trying to do is to get a feed from a camcorder (which ...
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Raspberry Pi not connecting to WiFi while using Raspbian but does when using LibreElec

So my Raspberry Pi worked pretty well for 2-3 months but suddenly it stops connecting to WiFi. The WiFi symbol gradually turns blue and white, as it does while connecting to a network but that's it. ...
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hostapd does not work on rpi v3 and raspian stretch

I am trying to set up an access point on my RPI V3 running Raspian stretch. It has been running this configuraton before but then my SD-Card failed.. I am wondering though if it was really the same OS ...
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Install rtl8192cu WLAN driver on android

I have a RPi2 and have installed Lineage OS 14.1 (Android 7.1.2) However my wifi adapter(0bda:8176 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. RTL8188CUS 802.11n WLAN Adapter) which worked on Raspbian, doesn't seem ...
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Switching between AP and client mode (other answers haven't helped)

I have a pi zero W and I'm wanting to be able to switch it between AP and client mode whenever I want without rebooting. Neither of these two posts helped. Switching between AP and Client mode ...
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Getting RSSI value using raspberry pi and python

I don't know I should ask this question here or not !! I am working on indoor localization using BLE and wifi.I'm using python programming to get the RSSI value. I'm using a raspberry pi as an anchor ...
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RPi3 wireless issue CTRL-EVENT-ASSOC-REJECT status_code=16

It appears the wifi is working, and the device can see my SSID. However when it connects it gets an error: CTRL-EVENT-ASSOC-REJECT status_code=16 I checked my router and the 2.5 GHz network settings....