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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Headless RaspberryPi Network Login [Proxy]

I am connecting my RaspberryPi to my school's WiFi network which is fine for local operations like SSH, but the school has a web login to associate the IP with a user account which grants internet ...
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how can i connect to internet via usb dodge of a wireless keyboard?

As we know RPi A+ has only on usb slot. and to connect all these (keyboard, mouse, wifi adapter) devices i will need a USB hub, by default most people needs wifi and keyboard at least. so the ...
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RetroPi on B+ - Slowness, music glitches when WiFi connected

I have a B+ with retropie 2.3 installed. I've sucessfuly connected a TP-Link TL-WN722N WiFi dongle. It seems that most roms run slower and have music glitches when dongle is connected. When I ...
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Pi as WiFi Repeater

There are many blog posts about using a Pi as an Access Point. But all the posts I read assumed the internet coming from Ethernet. As anyone successfully used the Pi as Wi-Fi Repeater? Other than ...
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RTL8192cu wifi Authentication request to the driver failed

The device is being picked up by my pi. I also checked to make sure the 8192cu module is being loaded by the kernel as well. But I simply cannot connect to my wifi. I have tried multiple methods. I ...
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cannot connect ssh between wifi and ethernet

i had connected my RPi to the router via Ethernet cable and had obtained an ip 192.168.1.1 and my labtop connected to the router via wifi and obtained ip 192.168.1.104 so how can i connect RPi b+ ...
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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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Raspeberry pi b+ wifi connection

I've got Raspberry pi B+. I've loaded raspberry wheezy image into MMC card. I've got wifi router.I want to connect Pi B+ board with wifi router without using wifi USB adapter. Is it possible?If yes ...
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How to get microcontroller connected to WiFi - no keyboard, screen, or native app

Assuming a user has a RPi-based device with a WiFi adaptor, Ethernet port, and Bluetooth dongle, what is the easiest way to configure their SSID & Password to get them connected to WiFi without: ...
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How can I schedule a task to power down USB HDD and USB Wifi?

I have a RaspberryPi B+ which I connected to an USB HDD and a USB Wifi adapter. Both works great. Also, I have running a webserver and a seafile server. Now, I want to set up a task (scheduled at ...
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Wake up 'sleeping' wlan-connection

I observed, that after a while (some hours) my Pi isn't reachable over the wlan any more. If I do some excessive ping-ing (i.e. for 70-100 times) the Pi starts at some point to respond and I can ...
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Multiple Wifi Networks: Connect to Strongest Signal

Following the instructions here, I was able to setup my pi to connect to two different wifis. The two wifis are in the same place and I would like the pi to connect to the one with the strongest ...
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How can I make sure that wlan0: becomes ready before it tries to get an ip from DHCP on boot?

As the title states my RaspberryPi's WiFi adapter (Edimax EW-7811UN (8192CU)) is in most cases (approx 70% of the time) not ready when it tries to get an IP using DHCP on boot. It happens often that ...
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Logging Clients (and sites they visit) while using Raspberry PI as WLAN Hotspot

I have recently setup my Raspberry PI as a WLAN hotspot using this guide. Everything works as intended I can login to the hotspot with my smartphone or laptop and browse the internet. Now my question ...
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How can I put RaspberryPi to Shut down and wake up later?

I want my raspberryPi to shut down during the night and wake up in the morning. I.e., at 10pm raspberry should shutdown or at least turn of the WiFi and the HDD. At 10am every day my raspberry ...
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wpa_supplicant crashing(?)

I just got my Raspberry Pi B+ together with a WiFi dongle from ThePiHut and am now trying to connect it to my WiFi. It works, at least sometimes. After booting the Pi, I do not get an automatic ...
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Test connectivity of a Interface [closed]

I have a raspberry Pi with three interfaces eth0 (Ethernet), wlan0 (WiFi), and wwan0 (via a GSM modem) How can I test if an Internet connection is available via a certain interface? e.g. is my GSM(...
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Can't get Wi-Fi dongle to work

I bought a generic Wi-Fi dongle that, according to the comments of the people who bought it, worked out of the box on Raspbian. Well, turns out it didn't. I'm struggling to make it work. I'm using ...
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Strange wifi/ethernet behaviour when plugging in/out ethernet cable

i came accross a problem i was yet unable to solve with my raspberry pi. what i want is the following: startup wifi on boot with no ethernet connected when plugging in ethernet cable switch to ...
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Live audio streamed over wifi [duplicate]

Has anyone had any success taking live audio (like from an audio mixing board) into a Raspberry Pi and then streaming it over wifi to another Raspberry Pi for playback. Its very much like Airplay but ...
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How do I connect to my router through wifi?

I've bought a wifi adapter for raspberry pi, I don't have an OS, I'm running RetroPie so I need a console solution. Someone suggested accessing: sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces and changing it to:...
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No wifi connection after bootup, again

Another "Raspberry doesn't connect to Wifi after bootup", but I'm out of ideas. Hopefully not too annoying, guys: Raspberry runs regular debian wheezy, system is updated. I use a RT5370 USB wifi ...
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TL-wn725n V2 driver needed for Linux 3.12.28

I'm Trying to get TP-link's TL-wn725n V2 Nano USB adapter working with my Raspberry PI and an running into problems. I've read a few posts, but an getting myself confused. I can SSH via Ethernet to ...
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What methods are there to connect arduino to a raspberry pi [closed]

I would like to do this in order to use the wifi dongle on my pi
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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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Raspbian Linux: No WiFi scan results from “iwlist wlan0 scan”

I have installed the latest version of Raspbian (via image) on my Raspberry Pi. The output of the uname -a command is: Linux raspberrypi 3.10.25+ #622 PREEMPT Fri Jan 3 18:41:00 GMT 2014 armv6l GNU/...
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Local server running on Onion Pi

I have followed this tutorial on making an 'onion pi'. This is a Wifi Access Point, which routes traffic through tor. This has worked completely and well, although the only problem I have come into is ...
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How to connect to 802.1x EAP wireless network with (debian wheezy)?

I able to connect to a 802.1x EAP wireless network with my android phone. Now I would like to connect with this network with my Raspberry pi with this module Edimax EW-7811Un. Here is the network ...
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Python: Is there any way to get a list of IPs connected to a network

Is there any way to get a list of IPs connected to a network? I'm trying to build lots of networking tools so.
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In monitor mode but not sniffing packets :(

Ok so now I have finally got over the problem of putting in in monitor mode, my program (a google search sniffer that shows unencrypted google searches) won't actually display any google searches. ...
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Why did my wireless USB adapter suddenly stop working on a powered USB hub after it worked for weeks?

I set up two Raspberry Pis to power a 50" television each about a month ago. On each I have Raspbian running, with slight modifications so that it boots into a Midori browser kiosk that, by default, ...
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Ssh over wifi drops the network

I'm Italian so sorry if my english isn't that good. I've bought for a week a new Raspberry Pi B+ and a wifi dongle Edimax ew-7811un. I've configured the /etc/network/interfaces and the /etc/...
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Connecting to WPA2-Enterprise Wifi Network

I'm currently trying to connect to my University wifi network and it's of WPA2-Enterprise type. I found the setup instructions online and I followed them when setting it up using wpa_supplicant. The ...
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How to fully control Raspberry Pi over Wi-Fi? [closed]

I have a Raspberry Pi and a Wi-Fi dongle. I want to be able to fully control my Raspberry Pi over Wi-Fi from my notebook running Windows 8. Is it possible to accomplish this? If so, how do I do it?
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Raspberry Pi wireless AP problems (static IP address)

I am currently using the Raspberry Pi to create a wireless controlled robot that I plan on controlling using an HTML GUI. I followed some instructions online and made my Raspberry Pi act as a ...
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“Easy” Headless File Transfer

So what I am trying to do is, by any means, transfer one .txt file from my phone to the Raspberry Pi. However, I want to be able to do this without inputting a pin, via bluetooth, that I have to ...
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Headless Pi server over Wifi

I bought new Pi b+. So i found my hungry wifi dongle can work on it well, I decided to put my Pi running headlessly over wifi. But problem is if wifi disconnects, the Pi wont reconnect. I'm using ...
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wlan connection not working

I connected my pi to my laptop (Win7) via this Guide. I'm using Putty for a SSH connection. Now I want to connect my pi to internet (either via the LAN to my Laptop or WIFI), but I can't get any of ...
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Curl/wget over wifi sporadically doesn't work

I'm using a Raspberry Pi model B with Raspian Debian Wheezy and a Edimax wifi usb dongle. Very often all 'web' traffic stops working on my RPI. I can ssh into it, DNS works, ping works, but curl'ing ...
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Wifi connection stops working

I am using a raspberry pi model b 512 MB with an Edimax EW-7811Un wifi stick and the raspberry pi camera. Power adapter has 2A/5V. OS is latest raspbian, kernel 3.12.25+. For the wifi stick, I have ...
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Wi-Fi dongle not working

I have followed numerous tutorials to get my Wi-Fi dongle working on my Raspberry Pi, and when I use this command: iwconfig I get what almost all the tutorials show me, but I still can't get to ...
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PIC Microcontroller to Raspberry Pi Communication

I am designing a smart energy monitoring system as my FYP, I have used two pic18f452 microcontrollers to monitor the electric parameters and they are doing it successfully. now to make it more user ...
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AP with tl-wn725n v2

I tried to set up an AP with the tl-wn725n v2 wifi dongle on my raspberry pi via instructions from the forums and some sites but ended up failing. Is there a way to set one up or is it not AP ...
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Configure a Raspberry Pi for wifi from an access point by USB wifi dongle

I'd like to be able to configure a Raspberry Pi to work as a wifi access point that loads an interface where users can choose the WiFi network to connect to. I've read the guides on how to make an ...
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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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Raspi as web server without router

I've, successfully gotten my Raspberry pi to operate as a web server, by connecting it to a router, identifying the ip and then accessing that ip from a browser on the same network. My question is, is ...
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Whenever I connect a usb device, it shuts down and won't boot for 3 minutes [duplicate]

when I boot my pi, everything is fine, but when I connect any usb device(they worked before), it just turns off and only will show the red light and a faint green glow for about 3 mins until it works ...
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WiPi not working, repeatedly crashing boot, think it's busted

I had a working setup for months. The other day, my rpi decided to stop connecting to my wireless. The wipi LED wasn't coming on at all. Troubleshooting it seemed to indicate USB power issues since a ...
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Pi not Connecting to Wi-Fi

I followed the same steps in this Adafruit Wi-Fi Setup but I am not Getting Connection in Pi This is output during lsusb and iwlist scan pi@raspberrypi ~ $ lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0424:...
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WiFi ONLY works if Ethernet is plugged in

I have a headless Raspberry PI model B, with a RealTek 802.11n dongle, running the very latest version of Raspbian. I would like to configure both the wired and wireless connections so that I can ...