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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Edimax EW-7811Un Frequently Drops SSH Connection

I have an Edimax EW-7811Un plugged into my RPi's USB port. Frequently, when connected to the internet through the Edimax, my SSH connection drops or is very sluggish. I don't think I've had a ...
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SSH over wifi not working

I'm trying to connect Raspberry pi3 via ssh over WIFi. its not working. Raspberry Pi is able to connect to router's wifi but ssh shows error og@westside:~$ ssh -v pi@192.168.0.145 OpenSSH_7.3p1 ...
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Wifi hotspot with redirect to HTML

I'm trying to create a wifi hotspot with my Raspberry Pi B+ that redirects the connected devices to a specific HTML page, hosted on the Raspberry. I can create the hotspot following this tutorial. Is ...
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Disable onboard WiFi & Bluetooth Raspberry Pi 3

I want to disable the onboard Wi-Fi & Bluetooth, so as to connect an external Wi-Fi adapter on it for Hotspot configuration. Since I searched on the internet, I find that we have to edit a ...
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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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Hotspot from wlan0 to wlan1 2 wifi adapters

I've 2 wifi adapters and I'm searching to find a valid method to create a hotspot connecting it to my wlan0 interface That is connected to the internet via wifi. I've found some tutorials/articles but ...
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bridge eth0 static wlan0 static wlan1 dhcp

I really need some help with the raspberry networking stuff. I try to set up an Access-Point. I want to Access my Raspberry Wifi "Blackbox". After that I want to connect to "box" (192.168.100.2) over ...
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Is is possible to remotely SSH into a RPI from iphone/ipad (using iSSH) when outside a wifi network?

I've installed isc-dhcp-server and followed all the instructions for setting up an encrypted ad-hoc network as per http://lcdev.dk/2012/11/18/raspberry-pi-tutorial-connect-to-wifi-or-create-an-...
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Maximum Wi-Fi clients on Pi 3 hotspot

Is there a maximum number of Wi-Fi clients for a hotspot on the Raspberry Pi 3 (using the built-in Wi-Fi chip: Broadcom BCM43438)? Regarding the software, I'm using hostapd to manage the Access Point ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W headless using wpa_supplicant.conf not working

I am trying to start up my Raspberry Pi Zero W completely headless, but somehow it won't connect to my WiFi. Here's what I did: Plug SD card running RASPBIAN JESSIE WITH PIXEL (should it be something ...
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Make iw work on Raspbian

I tried to scan for available wifi networks in my area, but sudo iw wlan0 scan gives me command failed: No such device (-19). Since I have no detailed knowledge about the iw command, I also tried sudo ...
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Cannot SSH to Raspberry Pi via WiFi only

I am having trouble connecting to my Raspberry Pi over SSH when it is connected through WiFi. When the RasPi is connected through Ethernet everything works fine. However, when it is connected through ...
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Wifi Dongle not appearing in lsusb

I have recently purchased a Model 2 Pi and a TP-Link WN725N wireless USB device. According to what I have read, since it is a V2 WN725N device, I need to download and install the Realtek 8188eu driver....
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WiFi won't start

I have a new Pi 3 B+ and am running openplotter version of NOOBS. When I boot, WiFi doesn't show on the top right of the home screen. When I run raspi-config for Network Options and WiFi, I get '...
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5 Ghz Wifi on Raspberry Pi

I have already configured by Raspberry Pi to be a wireless access point using the tutorial here: http://www.daveconroy.com/turn-your-raspberry-pi-into-a-wifi-hotspot-with-edimax-nano-usb-ew-7811un-...
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Can the Pi “official” WiFi adapter do simultaneous Client/AP modes?

I want to a setup where my Raspberry Pi acts as a WiFi repeater, connecting to a WiFi network if available and rebroadcasting it's own network. In this way, my mobile hotspot could come and go, but ...
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Issues installing RTL8812BU WiFi driver on Raspberry Pi 4 B

Recently, I bought a USB3 WiFi adapter with the RTL8812BU chip (Supports Linux). I have spent 5 hours so far trying to install the Linux driver for the chip on my Raspberry Pi 4. Apparently, I am not ...
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wpa-roam can only be used with the manual inet method

I'm trying to setup my new Wifi dongle I've bought from ModMyPi. Its working for DHCP but when I try to make it a static IP, I get this error when restarting it: wpa-roam can only be used with the ...
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RPi as WIFI Access Point and VPN router

I'm trying to set up my RPi as Wifi Access Point and to connect as client to a OpenVPN server. The connection to the VPN server works fine as long I use the Midori. I followed this steps: PI as a ...
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How to connect Pi to an Android phone through WiFi Direct?

I am trying to connect Raspberry Pi with a Samsung Galaxy S3 through WiFi Direct. The online information on such process is quite sparse. The most close reference I can find is from CodeMonkeyRicky's ...
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Headless wifi configuration ( AP mode )

I'm looking for a solution for configuring wifi in headless mode, the same way as IoT devices : when not known wifi in range, toggle to AP mode with a predefined SSID, run a small web-server to list ...
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How do you configure Pi to automatically connect to nearest network?

Is it possible to configure the Raspberry Pi to connect to nearest open network? I like to take advantage of the Pi's size and SSH, but I have to use a monitor or Ethernet cord to connect to the same ...
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Is the Raspberry Pi vulnerable to the KRACKs on WPA2 networks?

I have an updated RPI Zero W running Stretch. The research is stating that wpa_supplicant is vulnerable on all Linux machines. According to Debian patches are rolled out: For the oldstable ...
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wlan0: Could not connect to kernel driver

I'm trying to set up hostapd on a Raspberry Pi 3 with Fedora Server 26 installed. I downloaded the correct WiFi driver as recommended on Fedora site sudo curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/RPi-...
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No wireless interfaces found RPi3 B

I had an issue with my old Rpi 3 model B that said no wireless interfaces found. I thought it was defective so I bought a new one. Plugged in the SD card (Jessie) and turned it on with the charger ...
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Wifi connection lost after about 12 hours

I have my RPi connected to the net via an a wifi usb stick which is on a powered usb hub. After about 12 hour or so the connection is lost. i.e. I cant reach the Ppi anymore. If I unplug and replug ...
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Share wwan0 connection to lan

I am trying to share my LTE modem connection (wwan0) to my ethernet lan port on my rPi. wlan0 -> WiFi my home network wwan0 -> LTE modem eth0 -> LAN interface @raspberrypi:~ $ ifconfig -a eth0 ...
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WiFi not working on Raspbian Jessie

I just made a clean install of Raspbian Jessie, and my WiFi adapter doesn't seem to work. It was working on wheezy. > lsusb Bus 001 Device 004: ID 148f:7601 Ralink Technology, Corp. I did have ...
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Connecting Raspberry Pi (running Raspbian) to open WiFi using only the command line

How do I connect my Raspberry Pi running Raspbian to an open wireless network using a USB wireless network adapter using the command line only? The name of my wireless network is called "WildRouter," ...
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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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Connecting RPi to 2 different networks

I'm pretty new to Raspberry and I searched the net for a while now trying to find a good and simple answer to this question. Ok, so I have a network that is connected to the internet. I want to start ...
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SSH host unreachable on PI

Both my laptop and my raspberry pi b+ are connected to a wifi router in the house (to which I do not have direct access). I ran ifconfig to find the pi's ip and tried to ping the pi from my laptop, ...
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Raspberry pi 4 b 5Ghz wifi access point problem

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 b(4g), it perfectly works with 2.4 GHz WiFi access points, But it doesn't detect 5 GHz WiFi access points. In official specs of Raspberry Pi 4 b noted that it supports: "2.4 ...
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Is there any way to send files to raspberry faster?

I have a Raspberry Pi with Raspbmc installed, and I would like to send some files from my computer to Raspberry via Wifi. I've tried two ways: Send it using a shared folder Using sftp (with ...
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The D-Link DWA-131 Wi-Fi adapter is not working on Raspberry Pi

I succeeded in doing remote access using SSH (through an Ethernet cable), but I am not able to connect the Raspberry Pi to Wi-Fi. I bought the D-Link DWA-131 USB dongle as it was stated to work out of ...
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Connect to public wifi hotspot

I need to connect to a public wifi hotspot with a Raspberry Pi. The wifi is open but I have to authenticate through a webpage (e.g. on mac a window open with Join "Wifi_network" or on Android "sign in ...
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How do I send data from the Raspberry Pi to the PC

My project is to use the Raspberry Pi to send data taken from the "micromouse" to the PC. The micromouse will run in the maze, and then data will be sent to the Raspberry Pi most likely through the ...
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How to automatically connect to a known wifi and if it doesn't find it, connect to LAN Ethernet?

I wanted my Raspberry Pi 3 to automatically connect to a known wifi, so I edited the file /etc/network/interfaces: auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-ssid ssid wpa-psk password and then I ran ...
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Raspberry Pi as OpenVPN Access Point

I am trying to setup Raspberry Pi as VPN-WiFi access point connecting to AWS VPC. I followed Raspberry Pi as an access point Here are the all steps I performed in sequence Installed fresh full ...
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Ubuntu Server 18 Wifi Hotspot setup

I've switch my Rpi 4B (with raspbian) to ubuntu server since will be used as a portable WLAN web-server. My main objective is to set up an hotspot to access the local websites in the raspi. I got ...
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TP link wn725n Wifi getting disconnected on Raspberry Pi B+

I have tp link wn725n usb Wifi. After sometime it gets disconnected from wifi. The driver i am using is 8188eu after following the tutorial at http://www.mendrugox.net/2013/08/tp-link-tl-wn725n-v2-...
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Wifi adapter shuts off

I am running arch linux on my pi. My wifi adapter: Edimax Technology Co., Ltd EW-7811Un 802.11n Wireless Adapter [Realtek RTL8188CUS] On the power front, 12W ipad adapter. My suspicion was the "...
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RPI 3 doesn't see my wifi

I've tried fresh installs of Debian, Debian Lite and Ubuntu Mate, but my wifi doesn't show up. In Debian Lite I followed this guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/...
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Comfast Wifi Adapter WU810n - Raspbian

Hi I bought this Comfast Wifi Adapter WU810n and came to know that it's not supported by raspbian directly. So I did follow http://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=62371 and get it ...
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Raspbian + TP-Link usb wifi drivers

I have a TP-LINK TL-WN725N for my RPi, but it doesn't work out of the box. Atleast I can't connect to wifi. I've tried 'Isusb' but don't see it, I don't see my keyboard either though so I might do ...
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Eduroam, wpa2-enterprise, wifi connection - Configuration options for the wpa_supplicant.conf file

In attemting to get wifi configured for Model B, I'm editing the /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conffile in line with this and this. The network to which I'm connecting is asking me to set the ...
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Script to retry wifi 10 times then force reboot if connection cannot be established

My Headless PI has been running for months without any problems, but in the last few days I've run into problems SSH'ing to it, and thus have had to pull the power. I had disabled powersavig mode in ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ to Samsung Galaxy S7 USB Tethering Inactive eth1 Interface

This is a follow up to Static IP Address for USB Screencast in Raspbian Stretch. Concisely, I want to use USB Tethering to connect VNC on my smartphone to the RPi for use as a remote desktop-type ...
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Confast WIfi Adapter WU810n for raspberry pi B+

I have been trying to give my raspberry pi b+ running raspbian some wifi connectivity. So I bought this Comfast Wifi adapter WU810n chipset http://www.amazon.in/Comfast-CF-WU810N-V2-0-802-11b-Wireless/...
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Drivers for dwa-171 wifi usb dongle

I'm having trouble to compile and use drivers for dwa-171 wifi usb. I have tried a lot of things but currently i'm unable to load module. Recap of what i have done so far: Getting kernel sources: ...