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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Raspbian Buster Lite: couldn't communicate with wpa_supplicant

Just flashed a card with Raspbian Buster Lite on a Raspberry Pi 2, and ssh'd into it using an ethernet cable. raspi-config/wpa_cli can't communicate with wpa_supplicant (there's no /var/run/...
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How to route an ethernet connection from pc through usb to pi Zero W to create a wireless “access point” ? (see image)

The internet is full of tutorials about using a Raspberry Pi as Router or how to set up a WiFi bridge but what I am looking for is something special I couldn't find any useful information about. I ...
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RPI with LTE and WIFI-AP

I have a Raspberry Pi in remote operation for several purposes. The RPI will operate with an reverse VPN over either wlan1 or eth1 , the setup was done according following page: https://www....
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Wifi, BT on RPi4

Question is very straightforward: Who is the manufacturer of the onboard Wifi of RPi4? All datasheet and specs only shows: 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz IEEE 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, BLE I'm ...
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WiFi connected but network icon in the Pixel menu bar says; 'No wireless interfaces found'

the network icon in the Pixel menu bar says no wireless, however WiFi is connected and working, or so it seems. It's not a massive deal as it's actually working - I'd just like to be able to use the ...
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4.3inch-dsi-lcd jamming RPI4 wifi signal

I just bought RPI4 and 4.3 display (https://www.waveshare.com/4.3inch-dsi-lcd.htm). I attached display as required but wasn't able to get wifi connected. I noticed that sudo iwlist wlan0 scan shows ...
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Should I expect connecting to wifi to stay the same while swapping a microsd card between a Pi 2 and a Pi 4?

I'm trying to get my pi4 to ssh, and since I don't have a micro HDMI to HDMI cable using a display isn't an option. I've tried a few different ways but I recently tried to get it to work by setting ...
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Wireless issue in Raspi Pi Octoprint

Why does my raspberry pi desktop wireless icon indicate "No wireless interfaces found". And then another window opens and it says "eth0:configured 192.168.1.102/24 wlan0 not associated"
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Raspberry to act as a bridge/router (not as accesspoint) see details below

I am thinking of using a Raspberry 3b+ or pi 4 for the following project: Overview: I need to send my wifi signal over a 100 m distance. However in order to do that, I first need to receive a wifi ...
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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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Can ssh via Wifi but not via Ethernet, Pi 4 with Kali Linux

I have a Raspberry Pi 4 running Kali Linux. I succeeded to ssh to the Pi via Wifi, but I failed when trying to ssh via Ethernet. Here is what I did (trying to ssh via Ethernet): connect Ethernet ...
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Can take ssh from windows machine but couldn't ping back from raspberry pi

I have created a network using a wifi router with 2 raspberry pi devices (stretch OS) and one windows 10 machine. Windows ipconfig: Wireless LAN adapter Wi-Fi: Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :...
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Can't start hostAPD. Job for hostapd.service failed because the control process exited with error code

Problem I am using raspberry 3B. I want to make it as a wireless router. I added TP-Link TL-WN725N as an extra wireless device which uses wlan1 as interface name. The device works flawlessly as a ...
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After wifi reconnects, RPI is not really connected

My raspberry pi 3 is configured to connect to my WiFi using an external usb wifi dongle. It actually connets to it most of the time. But, at some point, the connection drops, it reconnects to the ...
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Extremely slow ping WIFI on RPI 3 B+, one direction only

I know that there are lot of WIFI related topics on forum, but I didnt find any similar to mine. I have barely new RPI3B+, I have installed new Raspbian 4.19.97-v7+. I have bought Netis wf2123 USB ...
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Streaming music directly from Android or Windows on Raspberry Pi, over WiFi

I am not getting any way out for directly streaming audio from Android or Windows on my Raspberry Pi 3B. Is there any way to do this? Thanks in advance.
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Can't find RPi3B+ Ip-address, can't ping or ssh into it (BUT works with mobile hotspot)

I am able to ssh into the Raspberry with an ethernet cable from RPi to router. I am also able to use my mobile as a hotspot and find the RPis ip and ssh into it! But it does not work if I try to use ...
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WiFi signal strength in a script

I have a need to obtain WiFi signal strength on a Pi0W. I have a PHP script and all works via terminal: php /var/www/html/blah.php (I use exec("iwconfig wlan0", $output_lines);) The script runs as a ...
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How to switch between GoPro WLAN and Home network WLAN?

In my setup I want to switch between my GoPro camera WLAN (to control GoPro camera) and my Home WLAN (to send recorded images by mail). I tried to use the script described in How to switch back and ...
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Force use WAN for internet even if LAN is connected?

I have two CPEs. One fast 4G CPE (High Speed, 150 GB/m and one slow 3G CPE (2 MBPS,U/L) Primary 4G CPE which is basically my primary high-speed internet access is shared through a router and switch ...
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SSH lags, freezes, hangs intermittently

Rpi is up to date, I have experienced the "hangings" with or without my high speed usb dongle. They happen on both my Rpis 4. When I use VNC or simply SSH into my Rpi (4gb), everything is fluid, but ...
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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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Route eth0 to tun0 (OpenVPN) and leave wlan0 unaffected

I currently have a Raspberry Pi Model B+ v1.2 (and I am planning to get the Raspberry Pi 4 after I sort out these issues). I have the network interface eth0 connected to my router through an Ethernet ...
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Raspberry Pi WLAN Bridge

I have a range extender on one side of the house but it gives out really poor signal and looks to be slowly dying. I have a spare UniFi AP that I want to use but no Ethernet connection on that side ...
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How to connect RPI with its wifi credential on pendrive?

I'm using Rpi 3b+ and every time I carry it to any location, I have to attach it to the HDMI screen and enter the wifi credential, How can I set up a Pendrive so when I plugged in the Pendrive(for ...
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WiFi packet sniffer for RPi in c++

We are currently working on a project, where we want to see the packets sent over WiFi. We are using an RPi zero w as a sniffer, and we have managed to use ioctl calls to get ssid and other ...
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RPI4b cannot detect RPI3b via wifi even when both have the same SSID and passcode

I have a pretty complicated system going on and I need some help figuring out what I am doing wrong. I am not a computer engineer or have had much experience with RPI. I am running two RPI's with a ...
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Set WiFi Adapter as Eth0

I have an issue setting up my wifi adapter. To initally set up my raspberry pi zero w I used an old Wifi Pineapple from Hak5 to give the rpi W access to the internet. The Wifi Pineapple uses internet ...
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WiFi not working after installing openmediavault (OMV) 5 in RPi 4

I installed OMV 5 in my Raspberry Pi 4B running Raspbian GNU/Linux 10 (buster), following this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sYDyvr9Uc6Y (script installation). Just right after install OMV 5 ...
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Raspbian Wifi does not see Wifi dongle on RP 2 B [duplicate]

My Raspbian network panel does not see my wifi but I know that it is there. iwlist wlan0 scan shows all of the wifi signals I have added the SSID and PSK to my wpa_supplicant.conf file and still ...
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Rpi4 with Buster wpa_supplicant fails to connect to hostapd network hosted on Ubuntu laptop

I am attempting to connect a Rpi4 to an AP running on my laptop, but it won't connect. I don't see any obvious problems (to me) in wpa_supplicant or other config files. I have run wpa_supplicant in ...
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is there an equivalent to the dkms tool in raspbian buster?

I am installing a wifi dongle on an RP2B and the only instructions I can find were for Linux Mint using: sudo dkms add ./rtl8188fu I get a command not found. How is this done in Raspian?
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Will SDIO-mode second SD card conflict with integrated WiFi?

One is able to add a second SD card on RasPis by activating the SDIO interface. However, on the Pi 3 and Pi Zero, the integrated WiFi is connected via SDIO. Can you have both at the same time?
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How to reenable the built in wifi again after I used an external antenna?

So I'm building an autonomous boat with my Pi (3B), to which I connected using an external USB wifi adapter (which had a better range). I used the trick as described here: I simply blacklisted the ...
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Wifi country greyed out on fresh buster install

I just have done a fresh install of Raspbian Buster on a 3b+ on my home network. The box has been working fine for years running wheezy. The box isn't connected by ethernet. Trying to set up ...
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Sharing the Pi's WiFi connection through the Ethernet port using network manager

https://youtu.be/8qzHwqFBFh4 I followed this link to share my mobile hotspot to my windows desktop using raspberry pi 3 with network manager. Once the setup is complete, I noticed a poor internet ...
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Tor Router Raspberry pi 4 Access-Point no internet connection [closed]

I am trying to create a Tor Router with a Raspberry Pi 4, the newest raspbian version, the inbuild Wlan0-Card for the Access-Point and a external Edimax Usb Wlan1-Card to get a internet connection. I ...
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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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Can't Forget SSID, Even after rm from wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to forget an SSID from a new Raspberry Pi 4. I need to get it connected to a hidden network in our house, but it grabbed a public guest network first by default, and now I can't get it to ...
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Use wifi to access network

I'm trying to access to the network with the WiFi. I'm able to connect to the raspberry via SSH and I followed many tutorials but it still doesn't work. Below you can see that I have my ethernet ...
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How to disable standalone network configuration in raspberry pi?

I have set my raspberry pi as a standalone network using this post. Now I want to get back to my previous normal network configuration so that I can connect to the available Wifi networks. How can I ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 and DLink N300 not working

I'm trying to get an additional wifi working on my raspberry pi 3. uname -a Linux raspberrypi 4.9.35-v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux lsusb Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0bda:...
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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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Connect the Raspebrry pi to WiFi from another device

Is there anyway to connect the raspberry pi to WiFi from another device like from a flask app? I know it's a crazy idea, without connecting to a network I cannot access flask app but I'm just ...
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Disable 5Ghz Wifi-band on Raspberry Pi 3B+

is it possible to disable the ability to use 5Ghz for the wlan0 interface? I only want to use 2.4 Ghz Wifi Networks. So only 2.4Ghz Wifi is available and 5Ghz is disabled. thanks in advance
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with bridge and additional WiFi-dongle

I have such a question I found a great @Ingo tutorial from this forum. Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle Therefore, I have a question. I have an IP camera that creates a ...
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Is WiFi of my Raspberry Pi Zero W broken?

Directly coming to the point. I bought a raspberry pi zero w from a local retailer. I burned a raspbian "buster" image (dated 2019-09-26) into a 16GB SanDisk Class 10 SDHC memory card and booted the ...
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Which WiFi adapter is best for the raspberry pi

I am looking for a WiFi adapter for my raspberry pi and need one with a good monitor mode, which one would be best
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Setting Up A Standalone WiFi Network

I am starting to use Kali Linux for penetration testing. To use it, I need a WiFi network. I don’t want to use my own network but instead, I want to use my Raspberry Pi to create a WiFi network that I ...
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Raspbian Buster ignoring wpa_supplicant [closed]

I'm pulling my hairs out over what should be a simple network switch. I moved into a new home and we got a new router. To switch my Pis I booted up my old router, connected to the Pis (one 0W and a 3B+...

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