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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Determine why PI didn't connect to a WiFi

I setup my Pi to connect to wifi by entering login details for two WiFi networks in /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf. I managed to get this to work with one wifi, but now I'm somewhere else and ...
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Wifi stops working (on my laptop) after connecting rpi as ethernet gadget

So I am using a raspberry pi zero W as an ethernet gadget. I got ssh working and the RNDIS/Ethernet Gadget thing working so I can log into the pi using pi@raspberry.local. I even got VNC to work so ...
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Pi 3 Stretch - wlan0 and eth0 with wlan0 wan-interface

I need to set up my Pi3 running on Raspbian Stretch so that on boot it will enable both interfaces, routing all WAN traffic through wlan0, because on eth0 there's just an old network printer waiting ...
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Cannot ping Raspberry Pi 3 b+

My Raspberry Pi 3 b+ will not allow me to ping it even though I've ping'd and ssh'd into it plenty of times before now. I can ping my main computer from the pi but not the other direction. ping ...
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Wi-Fi is very unstable on Pi 3

Raspberry Pi Spec. Model: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B V1.2 OS: Raspbian Stretch Lite Problem I'm using Wi-Fi pocket (like a router). My macbook is connected with Wi-Fi pocket well. My iPhone is ...
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Pi 3 B wireles access point ubuntu

I am trying to set up a Pi 3 B as a wireless access point. I am running Ubuntu 18.04 server for arm64. I followed the tutorial here, editing the required configuration files. However, during startup ...
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Can't see my Pi on the connected devices on my phone anymore

I'm a complete beginner concerning the Raspberry Pi. I have an Pi 3 model B and I was working on an RFID project. Everything was working fine until I wanted to power off my Pi with sudo halt to do ...
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Intermittent Wi-Fi connection from Win 10 Laptop to Raspberry Pi

This morning I was able to wirelessly Remote Desktop (learned from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IDqQIDL3LKg) into Raspberry Pi 3 from Win 10 Laptop Then the connectivity broke off. No problem, I ...
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How to set up the Edimax EW-7611ULB combo Bluetooth WIFI dongle

Although, this dongle works (for awhile), there is a problem with the bluetooth driver. After streaming for about an hour, the driver eats up all the Pi memory and the Pi stops responding. Power ...
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Can't find /boot nor etc folder in downloaded NOOBS in SD Card. Need to add wpa_supplicant.conf file to connect to wifi on first boot in headless mode

I have downloaded NOOBS on an SD Card to install in my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I will boot it for the first time in headless mode (because I do not have access to an HDMI monitor) and for that i need to ...
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Speed up initial connection to AP through wifi

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W-based device that records data from sensors. The device is mobile so it gets out of access point's range several times per day. When the device returns to the access ...
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wpa_supplicant.conf file become empty

I did headless setup of the Pi 3B+ and what I've done was: Flashed the last OS on the SD card (Raspbian Stretch full 2018-11-13) Created two files in the root directory of the SD card: ...
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Run a script when wifi is connected to a particular wifi network?

My Raspberry pi is connected to my home wifi network. This wifi network have a captive portal and hence each time I need to sign in the captive portal to use the internet. Now I am trying to automate ...
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Raspberry Pi 2 B “No wireless interfaces found” error

i set up raspian os with recommended apps version on sdcard via noobs. it works on rpi successfully but without wireless connection. in rpi configuration window, set wifi country button is disabled. ...
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RPI3 WiFi connection is established only when connected to the access point with a LAN cable

I can successfully connect to my RPI using SSH when the RPI is connected to a wireless access point and powered by a Xiaomi battery; but I cannot when I pull off the power and plug in the socket & ...
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Run bash script after New WiFi connection

Noobs installation. I've a script which needs to be run after a new WiFi connection is set. Is there any way to run this script automatically once we connect/set WiFi?
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I can't get WiFi access point (AP) working on my RPi

I want to control my Raspberry Pi 3B+ using VNC via the on-board WiFi. To this end, I am trying to set up a WiFi access point on wlan0. I followed the instructions at https://www.raspberrypi.org/...
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Cannot scan for WiFi networks and connect to them

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Rev 1.2 with Raspbian Stretch installed. I can't use the on board WiFi adapter. Clicking on the WiFi icon on the task bar shows 'No wireless interfaces found'. ...
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Access raspberry pi files through Samba or web browser without a router

I have just got my first Raspberry Pi, (3 Model B+) and am having so much fun with it. My first project is a simple wildlife camera that takes pictures using a simple python script to detect motion. ...
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WiFi dongle need to be re-inserted after every restart

I'm configuring RPi as a WiFi repeater. Built-in WiFi module works as a main network adapter and configured to receive DHCP address. Second adapter Asus N10 dongle, meant to create a local WiFi ...
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WiFi does not work if booting Raspberry Pi from SSD on USB

The WiFi does not work on my Raspberry Pi 3B+ if I boot the RPi from an SSD disk connected to one of the USB ports (Raspbian Stretch). Clicking on the "double arrow" icon at the top right of the ...
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Cannot find wlan0 wifi dongle

I have tried multiple tutorials on how to setup wifi on my Raspberry Pi 2 but none have worked. New to Linux, hoping someone can help. When I highlight my network connection in the toolbar I see ...
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How to create local hotspot on raspberry pi 3b to share files on android

I want create a local file shareable service using raspberry, below are the requirements: Create wifi/hotspot on raspberry (without any internet) Connect my android phone to created wifi Share files ...
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How to ssh into a raspberry pi a middle of a field without wifi, ethernet, and usb?

I have a raspberry pi on a drone and this drone is operated and tested in a middle of a field that does not have a wifi connection. I need to ssh into this raspberry pi from my laptop and I cannot use ...
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Using Pi 2 to stream TV from a website

I attached my Raspberry Pi 2 to a smart TV, downloaded and installed Win 10 IoT on the Pi was straight away able to use a browser based website to stream British TV. However, although I can see the TV ...
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Wireless connecting of PIs

Please note that I have seen this post and I am using RPI Model 3B+ The question is: How to wirelessly connect 2 PIs which are NOT on the same network and can I do this without any external parts? ...
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Wifi Connectivity — Pi 3 Model B

I have recently been unable to connect to wifi with my raspberry pi 3 (model B). I have tried a number of solutions to no avail. The networks button on the upper banner says "connection to dhcpcd ...
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raspberry pi dies when I connect UB wifi adapter

I bought an USB wifi dongle recently and I want to connect it to my Raspberry Pi. When I connect USB wifi to Raspberry Pi, it seemingly dies - the SSH connection dies and I can't ping it (I don't ...
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LibreELEC startup with LAN excludes WLAN

When the RPi (with LibreELEC) is connected to the web via WLAN, plugging also the Ethernet cable for wired LAN does not affect the WLAN functionality: it automatically connects to the web via LAN (...
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Programming a Raspberry over SSH or Wifi?

So I am planning to host a discord bot on a raspberry pi zero w and I do have a spare monitor( for the programming part), but the monitor wouldn't work when I plug it in and I also don't have one of ...
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Raspberry Pi Model B for a Wireless AP: nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi Model B to act as a standalone Wireless AP using a Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter. However, starting hostapd presents me with this error. pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo ...
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Curl: No route to host via ipv4 but works with ipv6

I can curl with ipv6 succesfully but not with ipv4. > curl -4 icanhazip.com curl: (7) Failed to connect to icanhazip.com port 80: No route to host But with ipv6 it's successful > curl ...
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Install USB Wifi to run in parallel on RPi 3+

This is a very similar question to one already asked, but it is different in that I want the USB dongle to provide internet access to the RPi while the RPi AP still operates. I am trying to set up a ...
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How to bridge an access point with a remote network by openvpn?

My access point spawns a wireless local area network. Now I want to connect it to my other private network over the internet with openvpn so it gets direct part of the remote network in a common ...
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wps_supplicant@.service not present in Jessie

I've been following along with the WiFi repeater setup and I've hit a snag. I am running Jessie rather than Stretch. I don't have wps_supplicant@.service in /lib/systemd/system/, just wps_supplicant....
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Mobile Wi-Fi Solution

I have created a Raspberry Pi 3A+ prototype system consisting of a rover with camera and touch screen remote control that communicate across a Wi-Fi network. My expectation was to have the rover ...
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dhclient doesent renew lease after wifi drop - wpa_supplicant

i have set up /etc/network/interfaces because i need some static adresses on single interface. This causes to use dhclient instead of dhcpcd wich works fine. Now i have the problem that when i boot ...
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Translation request for News re wpasupplicant during upgrade

During a routine upgrade (sudo apt-get upgrade), the following "news" appeared in my terminal window: apt-listchanges: News --------------------- wpasupplicant (2:2.6-19) unstable; urgency=medium ...
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Pi 3b+, integrated wifi loses connection on 5ghz network with carrier lost

I hope your all doing well. Before some weeks i did buy my first raspi, and I'm quite happy with it. As my starter Project, i wanted to create an Accespoint out of it, and after some days reading ...
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hostapd doesent work anymore

I was running hostapd and it worked fine but i had to reinstall the os and copied the config but now it gives me some problems. First of all hostapd was masked, then i unmasked it and tried to start ...
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Iot hub and rasberry pi [closed]

im makeing project but new in codeing , i want to connect cctv camera and ultra sonic sensor so if someone disobey the rule the camera will capture a photo and send it to online database and from the ...
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Autoconnect headless Pi to Wifi

I want my Pi B+ running Raspbian to auto connect to Wifi and startup SSH, but I'm doing something wrong. I created file named ssh in /boot/, and configured interfaces and wpa_supplicant as in guides ...
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RASPBERRY PI 3 B+ internet access problem

A static Ip has been given for my raspberry pi from my company. That means if a connected to my office wifi network in anytime, the ip is 172.16.100.13 I have not changed anything in my Pi. Any ...
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Raspberry pi3 model B+ connect to wifi but no internet

I have connected my raspberry pi 3 (running Raspbian) to my company's wifi network. It has connected to wifi, but there is no internet access. I cannot ping also. I did following modification in my /...
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How to setup an acces point on 8812au driver using systemd networking?

I've been using this guide I've setup a Raspberry Pi 3+ which has a WiFi dongle and onboard WiFi to do this. The WiFi dongle is an AC600 with the 8812au chipset, requiring compiled kernel drivers, ...
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Difference between iface wlan0 inet manual and iface wlan0 inet dhcp in wifi to ethernet router?

I have developed a wifi to ethernet router. Wifi is connected to my home router having internet and ethernet is connected to my laptop( just for testing).My laptop is not getting internet, but it gets ...
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hostapd accesspoint with connman

I want to use me linux IMX7 device as wifi repeater (access point wifi client): wifi wifi wan TABLET <~.~.~.~.~> (ap0) IMX7 (wlan0) <.~.~.~.~.>...
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AWUS036AC (rtl8812au) – ›Association request to the driver failed‹ after restarting wpa_supplicant.service

I am using an AWUS036AC wifi dongle to connect to the internet. I installed the drivers following this instructions. When I restart my wpa_supplicant@INTERFACE.service I get this error message: ...
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Access point as WiFi router/repeater with additional WiFi-dongle

There are some tutorials to make an access point a WiFi repeater using only the on-board WiFi chip of a Raspberry Pi. But I want to use an additional USB/WiFi dongle as second interface for the up-...
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Auto-connect to saved network after stopping and starting wpa_supplicant.service

Board: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ OS: Raspian Stretch (with desktop and recommended software) 2018-11-13 I'm building an application that requires me to temporarily disable the wpa_supplicant service, while ...