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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How to print list of availble networks and connect using python

I have been search for a couple of hours to find a a tutorial on how to show the list of available networks and connect to a network programmatically.I don't want to use command line. I have ...
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How to lower the power of an RT2870 USB Wlan adapter on Raspbian

I have to lower the range of a wlan adapter to limit the area I'm capturing data in. I'm using the newest version of Raspbian, Pi 4 and the adapter is ralink rt2870 I've tried adjusting the txpower ...
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Raspberry Pi can ping others but can not be pinged

I am new to Raspberry Pi. I have two Raspberry Pi. One of them is connected internet via Wifi dongle. I can ping others in the network and can be pinged from others. But the second one has ...
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Setting up Raspberry Pi 4B to be a wifi access point

I want my Raspberry Pi 4B to create a wireless network that connects to my router, without using any external devices to assist the pi (ie. a secondary router or an antennae that would connect to the ...
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WLAN module gone - RPI 4 B+

The WLAN module of my RPI 4 B+ disappeared. At first I thought that the hardware component had blown. How can I properly diagnose whether there is a hardware or software problem? What I have done for ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 Wifi disconnected after change screen resolution

I'm having some problems with Raspberry Pi 4... The wifi works normally when I use 1920 x 1080. But when I change the resolution from 1920 x 1080 to 1280 x 720, the wifi suddenly disconnected and ...
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Media Server on the Pi with Lan connection to TV

Is there a way to set up a media server on the Pi for streaming Video Files, and have a TV connect to it over Lan? The TV could, in theory, access a media server that is running on the router, I am, ...
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Infrared Camera Project: Is the following possible?

first post here/new raspberry pi user. I'd like to use the raspberry pi with the FLIR infrared camera in order to create a display-less security camera that will set a wireless alarm if a temperature ...
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Pi Zero W Wifi network connection issues

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W project that needs a network connection for some of its functionality. The device normally does not have a keyboard and display attached, as it's operated by hardware ...
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wlan0 keeps coming up

wlan0 gets disabled at startup. I've checked it and it is down right after startup. When I check 15 min later, the wlan0 interface is back up again. Is this normal behavior? If not, how can I check ...
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Stream Webcam to Windows pc

Does anyone know how I can stream the webcam from my raspberrypi to my windows pc via wifi? Ive tried gstreamer but this just doesnt work for me and ive read the performance is really bad. there ...
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Rpi3B+ Buster WiFi 5GHz Connection Problem

Raspbian 10 buster here. I tried to connect 5GHz WiFi but it didn't ever see the hotspot. I changed WiFi county to US and it worked. Now Rpi detects the hotspot and can connect to it but connection ...
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Data transfer to Cloud in case of unstable WiFi link

I am building a small IoT system using a Raspberry Pi. On one side a sensor on the other side the cloud for data storage. Between the Cloud and the pi there is a WiFi link. This link is not stable, it ...
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How to install the command WL

I installed the utility wl to enable some radio test: sudo apt-get install wl The added files are : /var/lib/emacsen-common/state/installed/wl /usr/lib/emacsen-common/packages/remove/wl /usr/lib/...
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Wifi not connecting on Raspberry Pi 4 with Ubuntu Server 19.10

I installed Ubuntu Server 19.10 on a Raspberry Pi 4 with no ethernet connection available, and I was initially able to get it to connect to wifi with wpa_supplicant and dhclient. That allowed me to ...
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Pi 3 is connected to internet, can't ssh or ping

The follow problem has been occurring for 2 weeks with my Pi 3 (Pi, SD card, power supply are all brand new). After configuring, I boot up my Pi (stretch), it connects to the internet, I am able to ...
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On GUI-less Pi 4B, wifi fails to connect every 4 or 5 boots

I'm building an IOT device on a slightly modified raspbian (kernel preempt is enabled) on a pi 4B 2GB without a GUI (runlevel N 5) and relying on wpa_supplicant to make and maintain a wifi connection. ...
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Trouble connecting headless Pi 4 to Wifi

Running the latest download of Raspbian, trying to set up headless. I did the ssh file and wpa_supplicant.conf, but it didn't show up on the network. So I've plugged it in with an ethernet cable, and ...
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How to put “UP” my wlan0 Raspberry PI 4 [duplicate]

I have a simple probleme but i'm a novice on the Raspberry pi. Currently i have a Raspberry Pi 4 and i want to connect it to my wifi. I use rapbian less desktop and at the start my twice network was ...
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Configure Static IP For bridge connection

I am working on Raspberry pi 3B+ (Having Ethernet and wlan both). Currently i am trying to create a bridge connection between my Ethernet port and tap which i am using for other purpose. Below ...
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Unable to connect to Raspberry Pi via router

I set up the Raspberry Pi with a connection to my router and it shows that it is connected with tooltip: wlan0: Associated with <ssid> wlan0: Configured 192.168.1.<N>/24 eth0: Link is ...
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How to switch back and forth between 2 WLANs, of which 1 hidden?

In my (development) situation, I have 2 WLANs: 1. local with hidden SSID and no internet access. 2. not-hidden, with internet access. I sometimes need to switch between them. Switch 1->2 is ...
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Interface gateway IP gets auto-configured after some time after deletion

I'm writing a script to control my network interfaces. I've three network interfaces viz eth0, ppp0, wlan0. I want such a configuration that when there is no internet available on eth0, it should ...
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Raspberry PI random connection interruptions

i am running a raspberry pi B+ headless and losing network connection irregulary. I am living with that since a few years, but now want to fix the problem. What would be a good approach to find out ...
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Raspberry losing connections for some devices

I have a system that run 24/7 on raspberry. Eventually, I have to change the raspberry and the OS (Operational System, the rpi Image, um fact) of it. My last update was to change the OS to the last ...
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Connect to wifi using custom iPhone/Android app without SSH [closed]

I'm new to this and would like to ask a question. Is it possible to connect raspberry pi zero w to wifi like this: https://youtu.be/9yTg-iWPy28?t=84 or https://youtu.be/2l3NBCWbjwk?t=15 I want to ...
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Raspberry Pi Compute WiFi module via USB

I am designing a board around the RBp Compute and would like to add WiFi connectivity to this device. However, I do plan on using USB 2.0 for its datarate (e.g. to send and receive images), so the ...
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WiFi network disappeared?

I set up my RasPi 4 as a WiFi Access Point according to this guide, and it worked - I could see the SSID in the list of networks, and join the WiFi network, and connect using ssh, but only for a brief,...
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RasPi 4 -> WiFi Access Point?

I have been trying to set up my RasPi 4 as an WiFi access point, but with no success. however, the guides I have been using were written for RasPi 3: thepi.io sparkfun I'll follow the guides, but ...
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Wifi to Ethernet Bridge

I've read a lot of contradictory posts about this topic, but essentially what I need is for my Raspberry Pi to act as a WiFi dongle for an ethernet-enabled device. The ethernet device connected to the ...
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pi connecting once to wifi

Just starting with octopi, following official octopi instructions. Bought a pi3A+, Etched a 4Go micro sd card with the latest octopi distro (0.17.0) Using a 5V bench power supply that delivers up to ...
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Can Raspberry Pi Zero ‘W’ route wlan0 traffic to usb0?

I’m trying to turn a Pi-Zero W into a USB WiFi dongle but have not found any instructions or much about the possibility. What I have tried hasn’t worked. Now I wonder if it is even possible to route ...
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Configuring a Raspberry Pi as a bridge? (purpose: extending WIFI)

Context: I have a raspberry pi working properly with its version of Raspian (actually I have all the Raspberry Pi version, all). The problem to solve: The wifi where I work does not reach every ...
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I wanna make a raspberry pi car using an RC car. I would like to know if the servo multiplexer is necessary? [closed]

I've asked this question in the Robotics Stack Exchange and I am asking here as this is kind of important and I need some answers fast. My apologies if this is rude or if it causes problems in any way....
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How an I improve sshd latency over WiFi?

I am using my pi4 as a portable dev server which I ssh into from a Chromebook over my home WiFi network. What I'm seeing is that the character latency is very high, seriously impacting my developer ...
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Pi Zero Fails to Raise Network Interfaces

I recently installed Kali Linux on my Raspberry Pi Zero W and following this guide connected it to my local WiFi network. I was able to connect just fine on the first try as well as the second try and ...
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How to make it run without internet connection? - what part of code keeps it from running?

My RBPi zero has a spotty reception close to the door where it keeps monitoring registered phones on bluetooth and trigger the door opener. What are the options to make it work without/irregular wifi ...
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Using a RPi 4B to create a client bridge from WiFi (internet) to local devices using Ethernet - Can it be done?

I have organized an IPv4 schema for my company's equipment that allows us to know what type of asset it is and the unit number. I'm trying to grant this equipment roster access to a wireless network ...
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2 4g usb dongles connected to RPI to router

So i live in an area that doesn't have fiber but has decent 4G/LTE connection. The problem is we have one service with unlimited data between 11pm and 6pm the following day and another service thats ...
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I'm able to connect when Raspberry is connected via cable, but not via Wifi

I downloaded 2019-09-26-raspbian-buster.img (3.7GB after extraction) then I used win32diskimager-1.0.0 to burn it on MicroSD card then on /boot/ I created ssh file wpa_supplicant.conf file with ...
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Pi 4 Will Not Boot with Noobs or Raspbian

I recently bought a Raspberry Pi 4, 4GB model, and I cannot get it to boot Noobs or Raspbian. When I purchased it, I knew I wanted to use it for a ubuntu distro, and it booted noobs, but I couldn't ...
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Keep losing connection while streaming video from Raspberry Pi Zero W camera using Motion or Picamera Python

I have set up my new Raspberry Pi Zero WH with the new Raspbian Buster (recommmended software), avaiable on raspberrypi.org. I have tried the following to real-time stream video over WiFi using SSH ...
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Low wifi speed even with 5Ghz wifi adapter

My internet download speed from my D-Link wifi router is 24 M bits/s From ethernet the download speed is 50 Mbits/s I am using Tp-link AC600 Archer T2U Plus wifi adapter with Rapberry pi 3B+ I ...
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How to connect Pi 4 to WiFi AP that requires web page logon

SCENARIO I have my headless RPi 4 running Raspbian Buster Lite setup as a NAT router, using the internal antenna wlan0 to connect to the WAN, and an external USB antenna wlan1 with its own SSID. I am ...
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is it possible to set up multiple ssids using rpi 3?

I have been trying to setup multiple ssid configuration in my rpi 3B so that my rpi can broadcast multiple ssid through the adapter present in the stock hardware itself. Does BCM43143 support it?
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bridge repeater unsure what to call it

ok here is the set up router 1 ~~ pi ~~ router 2 ~~~ rest of the home router 1= public wifi (aka library) i need the rpi to pick the signal up using a [Alfa Long-Range Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless ...
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Raspberry Pi Bluetooth/6lowpan to WiFi IPv6 Router. Ping6 Not working

I want to route data between BT/6lowpan interface and wifi interface on a Raspberry Pi platform. Done all the setup as described below. But the Ping6 from Bluetooth (bt0) to Wifi (wlan0) not working. ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 - Connection to dhcpcd lost

I was trying to set up an ad-hoc network on my Raspberry Pi 4 and now the WiFi is not working. If I try to run ifconfig there is no wlan0 interface that shows up. I have also tried to manually change ...
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pi-gen + Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

We're using a forked version of pi-gen (https://github.com/RPi-Distro/pi-gen) to build custom RPi images. As part of the build, we're trying to set the RPi up as an Access point as WiFi router/...
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Use Raspberry Pi 4B as wifi access point and wifi client at same time to function as an extender/repeater [duplicate]

Looked at older threads and found that none of them were working properly and was hoping for an updated tutorial. My main issue is that my Model 3 won't connect to a certain wifi network, and was ...

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