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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RPi 3 B+ set Wi-Fi country on localisation tab

Im trying to setup my pi to connect to my wifi network (currently tethering pi over ethernet to my windows box), but I seem to be unable to do this. I have set my wifi country as suggested but to no ...
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Tethering Pi to Computer for Internet

Good Evening, Ideas- I'm operating at work so I'm very limited to my "lab" to play around with stuff. Anyway- here's what I've got- Ubiquiti EdgeRouter 8 Raspberry Pi 4 Windows 10 Machine (with VNC, ...
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Raspberry Pi4 does not show up on wifi networki

i just bought a pi4 and try to do a headless setup (without monitor, keyboard or mousse). The issue I am heaving is that I don`t see it on the home network after I connect it to the router. I tried to ...
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How to set up Wifi with EAP TTLS PAP + Proxy on Raspbian Jessie?

Sorry but I'm loosing my mind with the Wifi on Rapsbian Jessie. Here is the thing : At work we have a secure Wifi connection. We had instructions to get connect via ANDROID terminals, as following : ...
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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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Pi Won't Connect to Ethernet or WiFi

EDIT: This is a brand-new Pi 3 board running raspbian I just got my Pi, and for whatever reason I can't access the Internet. Ethernet will try and configure forever, and when I try to connect to ...
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Suddenly unable to connect to 5GHz wifi network (PiZero)

OS is Raspbian Jessie with latest updates. Everything is stock packages, no special configuration either. It just runs eJabberd at the moment. As of a few days ago, I have stopped being able to ...
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Delete Wifi Credentials from Raspbian cloned image

I have a custom Raspbian image (based on Raspbian lite + some additional software installs) and I would like to clone this image and distribute it as part of an opensource project. How can I delete ...
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raspberry pi connected to wifi but not responding

I am following this tutorial to convert my rpi 4 into an access point. I followed all the steps except installing node, Go and resizing the image. After entering the credentials to my wifi in the ...
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Where is static IP setting?

A couple of years back I set up static IP in my Raspberry pi running Raspbian Stretch. Now I forgot and not able to find where I did that setup. I tried sudo nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf but it has only eth0 ...
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Is it possible to connect my Raspberry Pi to a hotspot over WiFi, then give that hotspot device an IP on my home network?

I own a dashcam that creates a WiFi hotspot that I can connect to using my phone and download all the footage. However, that is extremely annoying to do, so I want to make something automated to ...
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Jessie Lite Pi 3 inbuilt Wi-Fi won't work

I downloaded the latest version of Jessie Lite (2017-04-10) and followed the setup guide. Wi-fi won't work. Here is my problem as near as I can figure it out. Wi-Fi details in Jessie are entered into ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 No wireless interfaces found

I have Raspberry Pi 3 and I tried to config for auto connect to wifi like this example http://weworkweplay.com/play/automatically-connect-a-raspberry-pi-to-a-wifi-network/ but when I finish, I got "...
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My Raspberry Pi 3 B Cant Connect To My New Wifi Router

I Just got a new NETGEAR RAX80 Nighthawk Router and my Raspberry Pi 3 B (not plus) running retropie won't connect to my wifi. I've tried: Making sure my SSID has no underscores. Connecting it to LAN ...
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RPi 4 running Ubuntu Server 20.04: can't connect to WiFi

I'm trying to run my Raspberry Pi 4 on Ubuntu Server 20.04 (64bit) following this tutorial. When I reached 4. Boot Ubuntu Server, my RPi had no IP address (I switched to using a monitor when doing a ...
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How to run HostAPD?

I´ve set up hostapd files but when I want to run it by executing this command: sudo /usr/sbin/hostapd /etc/hostapd/hostapd.conf I get the error as follows: sudo /usr/sbin/hostapd /etc/hostapd/hostapd....
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Control Raspberry Pi depending on Wifi-Users

I hope this the right place to ask this. I'm currently working on the following project: I'm creating a "digital dashboard", consisting of a tv and a Raspberry Pi 3B+. The tv just shows ...
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Buildroot Raspberry Pi 3 - No wireless interface

I am attempting to get a working buildroot image working on my Raspberry Pi 3 but have run into an issue, I cannot set up a wifi connection. Running ifconfig -a only shows the eth0 and loopback ...
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RTL8188EU in Raspbian Stretch

In the latest Raspbian I found the firmware-realtek package is already installed. It should provide the drivers for RTL8188EU/EE WiFi dongles. When I insert such a dongle dmesg shows: [ 152.651026] ...
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New Pi Zero W brcmfmac failures and can't start wlan0 WiFi

I have to set this up headless because I didn't realize the Zero W had mini HDMI and not micro. So I flashed both the 2017-04-10 Raspbian light and full from Linux (with dd) and then mounted the FAT ...
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Wi-Fi dongle with RTL8188RU chipset scanning but not connecting

I obtained a ALFA AWUS036NHR with a Realtek RTL8188RU chipset Wi-Fi dongle and I am trying to get it to work on a Raspberry Pi. The device is detected correctly: root@rpi1:~# lsusb | grep WLAN Bus ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 failed booting and loops error message

My Raspberry Pi starts booting and ends with looping error message beginning with [FAILED] Failed to start Avanced See 'systemctl status hostapd.service' for details. and ending with [DEPEND] ...
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Pi Zero W loses WiFi Connection when streaming video feed from camera

Background: Pi Zero W with Raspbian 10 (buster) installed. I have a small script that runs a local flask server that streams the video feed from a NoIR Picam at 480p. script and process described here ...
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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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How can I setup an automatic network manager popup in Kiosk mode?

I've set up raspberry pi 4 to auto-start chromium on kiosk mode. So far I've been setting up the wi-fi credentials via raspi-config. I would like instead, that once chromium tries to request a website ...
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WiFi AP works, until I change the SSID. How come?

I've followed the excellent instructions at Setting up a Raspberry Pi as an access point - the easy way and have succeeded in setting up my Raspi 3b as a router (Ethernet on the uplink on subnet 192....
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Wireless hotspot not working: no wireless interfaces found

Im trying to create A wireless hotspot with my Raspberry Pi 2 Model B+ using a RT5370 Ralink Wifi adapter. Im following this tutorial: https://learn.adafruit.com/setting-up-a-raspberry-pi-as-a-wifi-...
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ubuntu server nmcli is not showing ssids

I have raspberry pi 4 with ubuntu server 64 bit installed. I'm trying to connect my pi with another wifi but unable to connect. I used netplan to connect with first wifi successfully connected. but ...
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“wlan0: carrier lost” untimtly WiFi deconection on raspberry pi 3b+ and pi0 W

I am facing this bug since few days. I am using: Rpi 3b+ or Rpi0W, Buster-lite with last update, Kernel : 4.19.118+ I using Ubiquti WiFi AP and dnsmasq for managing the lan, both working normally with ...
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Valid IP of my pi

So i downloaded the headless version of raspian performed all the steps right but when i connect my pi to the laptop using wlan cable , and scan for the ip i dont get it, so i troubleshoot the ...
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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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How can I duplicate an SD card for deployment on another RPi

I need to build about 10 identical RPi Zero W units. I used an existing unit which worked, cloned it in Win32Disk, and plugged that SD card in a new unit. The new unit previously had no issues running ...
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RPI 3B+ will not USB boot if wifi stick is plugged

I normally boot my RPI 3B+ from a USB SSD (RaspiOS Buster Lite, may 2020 version), but when I plug an external wifi dongle (Mediatek Ralink RT5370N) it just does not boot and the red LED stays on ...
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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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Raspberry Pi 3 Bluetooth/ Wifi Issues (Tried almost everything)

Here is the situation: Board purchased about year ago. Bluetooth/ Wifi worked flawlessly initially. Stopped working in a few weeks but no hardware/software changes were made. Several different ...
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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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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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Migrating From RPI 3A+ to CM3+ Lite

I'm migrating from the rpi-3a+ to a cm3+ lite because the product I'm making will be very small and the cm3+ is more for industrial purposes anyway. Ive decided for my case I will make a custom pcb ...
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Wlan0 not able to ping router, but connected to router according to it

My Pi running Raspbian Stretch stopped being reachable via ssh, so I connected a screen to debug why, after turning it off and on again. The GUI was all changed with the annoying message that says ...
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DLNA server, ad-hoc wi-fi, and connection with an Android DAC player

After trying different things, I'm stuck on my project. I'm a linux noob, so this doesn't help for sure. There is my project : I want my rpi 3b+ to be a DLNA server for my DAC player with an ...
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raspberry pi access point status

I have created an access point on my raspberry pi, now I wish write a python program to check if an access point has been created or not? is it possible to know through command line or python library....
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Setting WiFi up via the command line Ubuntu server 18.04.4 LTS - Raspberry Pi 4 Wireless connectivity

I have the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and my choice of RAM was the 4GB. i don't have internet via the gigabit ethernet at the moment, all i have is my smartphone to share internet via a hotspot (wifi). i ...
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How to disable wifi in Raspberry Pi 4

How to disable WiFi in Raspberry Pi4, possibly keeping the chip powered off.
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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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How do I use the command line to check which WiFi network I am connected to?

I'm doing a headless setup, where we use the Pis in field work (tracking movement of seals via camera in the Cape Cod area), and so we can only monitor it headless, without a separate display (to save ...
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Access point as WiFi router/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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raspi-config network option not working

I am trying to turn on the network option in raspi-config, but when I do, I get this error: could not communicate with wpa_supplicant Then I hit enter to continue and I get this message There was ...
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Raspberry Pi 3, Wifi Extender, “Could not set interface wlan1 flags (DOWN): Operation not permitted”

I'm attempting to create a wifi extender out of my Raspberry Pi 3 using this guide: https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-wifi-extender/ After some troubleshooting, I made it all the way through the ...
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Raspberry 3B+ Wi-Fi in access point mode

I have installed the latest Raspbian Light on my new Raspberry 3B+ then followed the tutorial here: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md My system is: $...
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NetworkManager on Ubuntu Mate keeps asking the password

We recently changed the router and set up the devices and everything worked fine. Except there is my raspberry pi 3 which cannot connect to the new router. It doesn’t show any errors but it simply ...

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