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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WiFi Connectivity Issue

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B). I want to use it as a terminal to operate a CNC machine as it has a Web Interface (Duet WiFi). I just need something with a browser and internet connection. I first ...
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Can RPi4 run simultaneously on dual band (WiFi 2.4GHz / 5GHz)?

I read in the post that RPi 3 could not manage to operate on both bands simultaneously. Can RPi4 do that? We are planning to create mesh network with Rpi nodes. With single band operation, the ...
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Raspberry pi access point: To use bridge or not?

I have followed this documentation to set up the wireless access point on my RPi 3B+ successfully : Documentation link I followed this until the step: Using the Raspberry Pi as an access point to ...
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Pi4 wifi repeater at 2.4Ghz

I'd like to use my Pi4 as a wifi repeater for some home automation devices which only accept 2.4GHz networks. I've successfully set up the pi as a wifi repeater, and I'm able to connect to the network ...
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Pi Zero Work With Embedded WIFI And Cellular USB Modem

I have a RaspberryPi Zero with WIFI, that is connected to a USB modem (emulating ethernet, which produces eth0). Both work. I want to be able to select which one to use, and which one to be fallback. ...
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Wifi hotspot working but cannot ssh pi via ethernet connected to router

I got wifi hotspot access point working I followed steps as shown on this page: https://thepi.io/how-to-use-your-raspberry-pi-as-a-wireless-access-point/#comment-17588 Now I can connect to wifi ...
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How do you install software directly into a SD image?

So I'm using this SD Card image for my raspberry pi downloaded from Ubiquity Robotics. It has ROS preinstalled and runs Ubuntu OS. The problem is I'm missing a few dependencies missing and because of ...
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Raspberry Pi Zero W Connects to WiFi but Immediate Disconnects

I've got a Pi0W. I've also got a WPA2 Enterprise Wi-Fi network set up with TTLS. My other Pis (both Pi3B+) can connect with my current setup just fine. The logs of my Pi0W are akind to the following: ...
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Can't connect to WiFi using Pi Zero w and Edimax EW-7811UN dongle

I was following this guide to set up the internal wlan0 as accesspoint and the external wlan1 (Edimax 7811 dongle) to connect to an WiFi as client. I'm using Raspbian Stretch. The wlan0 works ...
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wi-fi on Pi 4 will not connect to iPhone hotspot

My rpi4 will not connect to my iPhone 8 hotspot. I does connect to the hotspot from my iPad mini. Additionally, the rpi4 doesn't connect automaticslly on startup after successfully connecting during a ...
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can not connect to network anymore

I used to connect to any wifi network (AUTwifi)when I installed a fresh Buster rasberain on raspberry pi 3, however, after a couple of updates I can not connect to any network that I have connected ...
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Can PiHole DHCP and a WiFI Access Point be used at the same time?

EDIT: I think it's important to note that I am using Debian Buster with the latest updates to date. I have successfully got PiHole working and have used it's DHCP function also working. It's great! ...
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Raspberry as a demo local wireless server and network router [closed]

First... I am not sure of what I am asking and what I am talking about. I have a clear idea of what to obtain but I lack the experience in this domain to even put together the right sentences and ...
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How to use Raspberry Pi as a wireless AP

I've recently purchased a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B because I need to host a wireless AP and web server (I'm making a web app that will run on a few tablets and would like for them all to utilize the ...
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Specifying wireless network name with accent in wpa_supplicant.conf?

How can I configure /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf to connect to a network that has an accent in its SSID? The name of the network is of form Réseau de XL1. If I use sudo iwlist wlan0 scan|...
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Why TP-LINK TL-WN725 (rtl8188eu) is not working in Raspbian Buster?

Can anyone tell me why rtl8188eu is not "just working" in vanilla Raspbian Buster? I was using Raspbian Stretch until now, and all I had to do to configure wifi with my network card after flashing ...
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Socketcan interface stops responding when there's no WiFi

Starting the can0 interface using command: ip link set can0 type can bitrate 250000 restart-ms 100 in /etc/rc.local This works perfectly whenever the pi zero connects to a recognized WiFi network. ...
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Can you switch from connecting the RPi from pifi access point to an actual router access point

So for a robotics project I have in mind I'm trying to create an access point on my rpi so that I can directly ssh into it without using wifi from another router. But the problem is that I'm not sure ...
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Poor WiFi signal with Raspeberry Zero W

I have recently bought Rasberry Zero W. Since I wanted to get original top quality item I bought it at PiHut. Nevertheless, I still have problems with the unit; as it has incredibly poor WiFi signal. ...
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I can't connect to wifi although I can see the networks

I'm new to Raspberry Pi and I have to make a script based on WiFi connection, but sadly I can't use it. I have a Raspberry Pi3 Model B+ with the NOOBS sd (the one given with the Premium Kit). I ...
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Raspberry Pi suddenly filtering all ports

I have a Pi that I'm using as a headless music server, running Raspbian, accessed using both MPD and Subsonic. It's been working perfectly for the last month, no issues, but as of this past week I've ...
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Buster: Route traffic eth0<>wlan1

I followed these excellent and simple instructions to set up a WiFi repeater on Buster: [Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle However when I rebooted the eth0 access was ...
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Rpi3 and RPi0W wifi signal strength

I have a rpi3 which act as a Homeassistant hub, and have no problems connecting to my wifi. Problem is that my rpi0W can't seem to connect to the same wireless network, from the same position that ...
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Configure WiFi using Pi as a Access Point with a Configuration UI

I want to setup my RPi as a wireless access point by default, then let an end-user open some browser-based UI to enter their own Wireless SSID and password, which would then be used by the RPi to ...
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Ensure Pi Connects Only to Trusted WiFi Network Via Certificate

This bleeds into Information Security Exchange, however I am posting it here: Suppose I am extremely paranoid and want to ensure my Pis only connect to WiFi access points with a certificate signed by ...
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Why UDP connection from hotspot raspberry doesn't work

To start with I have to say I have seen few similar questions but none of those could help me with resolving my problem. My setup is, two raspberry Pi 3 B+ with Raspberian on board(updated). One of ...
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Hide hostapd SSID broadcast once client connected

I would like to hide SSID broadcast from hostapd. I have successfully hide it by change the value of ignore_broadcast_ssid into 1 then reboot the pi which means the client will be disconnected when ...
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Share Internet with a Pi Zero over Bluetooth?

How do I share my Macbook's Internet connectivity with a Raspberry Pi Zero over a Bluetooth PAN? I am able to SSH into my RPi Zero via Bluetooth on pan0 interface, so the Bluetooth connection works. ...
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Connecting phone with RPi 0 W

Can i host a hotspot on my RPi 0? So phones can connect to it and use the SSH from the pi.. Bluetooth would work too but my question is how and what do i need it for. I searched a lot but there are ...
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How can I create a bridge to eth0 with the following network configuration?

I followed this tutorial so I have a network with two wireless interfaces, wlan0 working as a access point and wlan1 working as a client from another router. How can I bridge wlan1 to eth0 without ...
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How to Periodic Reconnect Wifi - Rasp ZeroW

Im using pi zero W as mqtt server/Broker, running StrechLite From time to time - wifi disconnects, and reconnection is crucial. How can it be done? EDIT1 Check #1 - Wifi ON guy@HomePi_MQTT:~ $ ...
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Restart wifi using bash script and systemd service?

My rpi is connected to a captive portal hotspot. I have prepared a python login script to login to the captive portal and it was working fine. But sometimes the wifi is getting disconnected and at ...
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Bluetooth and wifi settings not working correctly

I'm working on a project regarding a headless Raspberry Pi 3 B+ The Raspberry have to work as a Bluetooth-speaker with a HifiBerry Amp2 hat on top. The Bluetooth has to be open, and able to accept the ...
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Forcing lower WiFi speed on Pi Zero W for robustness

I'd like to do some low bandwidth realtime* streaming to a Raspberry Pi Zero W. Since the required bandwidth is much lower than even the lowest WiFi speeds, but dropped packets and jitter will cause ...
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Direct Ethernet IPCam and Wifi for browsing - Networking setup

I would like to connect 2 ipcams via a switch to the RPI 3B+, and use the WiFi to connect to a router (to use the webbrowser etc), and also use the router for VNC The ethernet is used to send ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 WLAN problems

I can not connect to a (probably hidden) wireless network with my RPi4. My wpa_supplicant.conf: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 country=DE network={ ssid="...
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Long range interface between a Raspberry Pi and a smartphone? [closed]

I would like to control a Raspberry Pi 4 with my smartphone (for my drone). Now I'm looking for an interface between the RPi and my Android phone. Requirements: Control with a web interface or app ...
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Setting up an Ad-hoc Network on Raspberry Pi 4 Running Buster

So I previously setup my ad hoc network on my prior Raspberry Pi 3B by adding these lines to my /etc/network/interfaces file: auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.2.1.1 netmask 255....
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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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Automated (Scripted) Configuration of Raspberry Pi Access Point

Are there any opensource scripts/repos that automate configuring a Raspberry Pi into a Wireless Access Point?
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Cannot ssh into Raspberry Pi Zero W over wifi after enabling ssh

I'm trying to set up my Zero W to use as a headless server, so I've taken the following steps: Flashed Raspbian Buster Lite onto the SD card Put a file named wpa_supplicant.conf in the boot/ ...
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Wireless interface removed when DHCP lease expires

I have configured the wireless interface on my Raspberry Pi 3 as follows: allow-hotplug wlan0 iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-conf /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf wireless-power off iface default ...
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Raspbian Buster - Keep network interface down on boot

I am configuring my raspberry pi zero w for a project in which I am using a micro-USB Ethernet (eth0) and WiFi (wlan0) as network interfaces. I am using wpa_supplicant to configure wlan0 to connect to ...
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Wifi disabled after reconfiguring HDMI

I am using a Raspberry Pi 3 A+ with Raspbian Stretch (updated/upgraded about a month ago), connected to a Manga Screen 2: http://wiki.thing-printer.com/index.php?title=Manga_Screen_2 I have used this ...
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Sending data from raspberry pi to mobile app

I am new to raspberry pi and still in the learning phase. I have a small project which requires the communication between pi and android app. I need to accomplish the following task - establish a ...
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How to set up “sign in to network” page [closed]

I' would like to set up a Sign in to wifi page (like many businesses have it in ther public wifi) for the wifi my Raspberry Pi hosts. How do I set this up? Is there a specific port I have to use? ...
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Pi stopped connecting to wifi in fedberry?

I'm using a rpi3 b+ and fedberry 27. I had connected to wifi previously, now it suddenly stopped working. In edit connections I shows that I have my wifi network as a saved connection and my password ...
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Wifi repeater with bridge: connected but no internet on mobile phone but works fine on MacBook

I live in a dorm where I don't have the physical access to the router. I want to set up a Pi as a Wi-Fi router with a bridge so that I could connect Philips Hue Bridge via Ethernet and then control ...
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Raspberry Pi ethernet network bridge with seperate wireless connectivity

As explained here, I built an Ethernet bridge using a Raspberry Pi 3b+. As an extension, I am now trying to connect it to the internet via the Wifi interface. For that I configured the wireless ...
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Raspberry pi DSRC

i want to implement DSRC on the raspberry board as i know DSRC( dedicated short range communication) uses frequency range 5.84-5.96 GHz. But i am thinking if i can do it by enabling dual mode by 5GHz ...