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Questions tagged [wireless-adapter]

Referring to the use of a USB WiFi dongle to connect a Raspberry Pi to the network.

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2 Wifi NIC's that each only connect to one (different from each other) network

The Setup: Raspberry Pi 3 B (Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)) and boots to Command Line (internal Wifi NIC) [wlan0] additional external Wifi NIC [wlan1] What I want to achieve: I Have two different ...
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How do I use my RPi3 to act as a wireless adapter to make a nintendo switch controller?

GOAL: to make a wireless nintendo switch controller First steps, i want to be able to connect a keyboard to the Pi3 to use as a wireless keyboard ie. can connect to another computer or device and ...
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Need drivers for raspberry pi TL-WN725n v3 for raspbian version 4.14.98+ #1200

The problem is I am not finding drivers for tp-link TL-WN725N version 3 my raspbian version is 4.4.98+ with a build #1200 Can anyone please help me with this? I am stuck with this from 2days.
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Two WiFi adapters; one ad-hoc, the other normal DHCP

I've trawled the forums but not found an up to date answer to this. My apologies if I have missed it. Basic Setup I have a rPi 2B+ with two wifi adapters connected. wlan0 & wlan1 both show in ...
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Connecting 4 WiFi USB Adapters to Raspberry Pi 3

I'm trying to get 4 Wifi adapters running off the Pi (overkill I know), the adapter in question is the Alfa Network AWUS036NHA, the Pi runs smoothly and reads the adapters as I plug them in one by one ...
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Wireless issues - interfaces randomly assigned

I have a RP3B+ with a Kali Pi build and am having some newbie wireless issues. I have a Ralink RT5370 that I'd like to enter monitor mode on boot, but wireless interface assignment is inconsistent on ...
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TL-WN722N v1.10 (Atheros AR9271) Not working in Pi zero

I have a TP-Link TL-WN722N and i want to connect it to my Raspberry Pi Zero W. I saw somewhere that it works fine on a non-zero pi, but it doesn't show up in my iwconfig or ifconfig... it does show up ...
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USB Wifi adapter not working/showing up on Raspberry Pi Zero

My usb wifi adapter is not working on my raspberry pi zero. PS: Im new to Linux. The adapter is called "Realtek RLT8192EU 802.11n Network Adapter". The adapter works fine on windows 10 but not on ...
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Using usb wifi and onboard wifi simultaneously to connect to internet

I have a raspberry at a very remote site where the wifi range is not that great. I am using a USB wifi with the antenna to connect to the wifi. Should I disable the onboard wifi in this case as I am ...
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Built-in WiFi configured as AP keeps connecting to router

I have carefully followed this guide in order to set up my RPi 3 as an AP. The Pi won't be connected elsewhere so I am not intending for it to provide Internet access. I only want to remotely connect ...
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Connecting My Raspberry Pi To My Laptop Via Adafruit WiFi Dongle Without Internet

I am running macOS 10.13.4 on my laptop and I am trying to connect it to my Raspberry Pi via wifi, I purchased a WiFi dongle from Adafruit to increase the range of the WiFi on the Pi by connecting it ...
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Install Archer T1U driver on Ubuntu Mate

I am trying to install a driver for this wireless dongle but it states that the drivers can be built only on kernel versions 2.6~3.16. While mine is: uname -a Linux pi-raspberry11 4.4.38-v7+ #938 SMP ...
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Local network with several Pis and devices connected

I have to create a local network (without internet connection) with several Pis (around 20) in a straight queue. Each Pi has to connect as many Pis as possible, but the regular case is that every Pi ...
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Using different wi-fi networks at the same time

I'm trying to use 2 WiFi networks at the same time on one Raspberry Pi 3. I have configured the interfaces file and wpa_supplicant.conf for both networks, and I am using the built-in WiFi and a WiFi ...
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Altair ALT1160 Chipset [closed]

I am hearing about this low cost LTE modem designed for the Raspberry Pi. The modem is Altair's ALT1160. I hear that it costs $15 to $20 to make. Here is where I am confused. The only places where I ...
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How can I use the Raspberry Pi to connect a wired ethernet device to a wireless network

I have a device I would like to connect to a wireless network but it does not have a wireless adapter. The device does not have a console or monitor output so I can not log into the device. I need ...
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RPi 3 as Wireless Hotspot (hostapd): nl80211 driver initialization failed

I'm trying to create a WiFI Extender with my RPi3. I'm using a TP Link TL-WN722N external adapter. The setup is as follows: Some WiFI -> TP-Link Adapter (wlan1) -> RPi -> Onboard RPi WiFi (...
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How to set up a Pi 3B to only utilize an external USB wifi adapter to connect to the internet (and not the internal wlan0 wifi card)?

I am working on creating a mesh network setup using the batman-adv routing protocol and a couple of Pis. One of my issues right now is turning one of those Pi nodes into a gateway node, which is ...
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Cannot use Wi-Fi with USB tethering

I was trying to activate USB tethering on my Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian 9 installed. Whenever I add the following to my /etc/network/interfaces and reboot, the Pi won't connect to my Wi-Fi and the ...
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Install Fritz!WLAN USB Stick

I'm unsuccessfully trying to install a Fritz!WLAN USB Stick on a Raspberry Pi 2 running Raspbian Stretch. Unfortunately, I have little experience with Linux. So far, entering lsusb is giving me Bus ...
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Input on raspberry pi 0 on stretch

I recently switched to stretch, the latest version of raspbian os on my raspberry pi 0 (not the w model) I cannot get any peripherals to work; mouse, keyboard, or wireless adapter. I tried my pihat ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 WiFi to WiFi Access Point not forwarding traffic to Internet

I followed this guide https://pimylifeup.com/raspberry-pi-wireless-access-point/ on how to setup an Ethernet to WiFi access point using the built in RPi WiFi adapter successfully. I connected my phone ...
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Can the official Raspberry Pi wifi dongle used as hotspot?

Apparently, Raspberry has a wifi adapter in its shop. I'd like to know if it is possible to use my Pi as a hotspot with it and if it is easy to set up (additional drivers, special version of Hostapd, ...
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Running Raspberry Pi and my regular desktop off one wifi adapter

So my biggest issue with my Pi right now is the god awful Wifi speed. I am currently using a micro Edimax Wifi adapter but it barely can get 1Mb download in a 300Mb download speed house. However, on ...
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Install drivers for RTL8812au wireless usb adapter

I'm trying to install the RTL8812au drivers for a wireless usb adapter. My error is very similar to another question. Missing build file when building for rtl8812au driver However, the solution ...
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Is it possible to compile a different wireless chipset driver over the already available one on a Raspberry Pi?

I have a fair amount of expertise in the field of setting up Wireless Ad-Hoc networks with Raspberry Pis. I currently am looking into the possibility of compiling a wireless driver over a preexisting, ...
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raspberry pi 3 wireless adaptor not detected [closed]

Hi I bought raspberry pi 3 model B. I'm using raspbian and 16gb sdcard. when I boot up raspberry pi for first time, bluetooth was activated but wireless not! I'm using 1.5A power supply and for next ...
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WIFI USB adapter not detected RPi 3b after reboot

I'm using builtin WIFI adapter 802.11n Wireless LAN. ifup wlan0 shows: wpa_supplicant: /sbin/wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start run-parts: /etc/network/if-pre-up.d/wpasupplicant exited with ...
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problems with sudo apt-get update

I just received my new pi3 today and was setting it up. I managed to get raspbian working but now when I try to run the command sudo apt-get update or sudo apt-get upgrade I get an error saying ...
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Disable onboard WiFi & Bluetooth Raspberry Pi 3

I want to disable the onboard Wi-Fi & Bluetooth, so as to connect an external Wi-Fi adapter on it for Hotspot configuration. Since I searched on the internet, I find that we have to edit a ...
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Raspberry Pi 3: Wifi Access point and WiFi VPN

I would like to configure a Raspberry Pi 3 with one additional WiFi dongle to serve as an access point (wlan0) and use wlan1 to connect to an open unsecured WLAN and run openvpn to connect to my VPN ...
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Setting up an ad-hoc network with Raspbian Jessie

There's plenty out there on setting up an ad-hoc network on your RPi, (Mine's an A, I believe.) but almost none on how to do it when you're using Raspbian Jessie. As such, I'm having a bit of trouble ...
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How do I get a Netgear A6210 802.11 adapter to work on Raspberry Pi Zero?

I just got an RPi Zero the other day and I'm finally now just able to set down with it and get it working (been too busy with my new 3D printer). I had a wifi adapter lying around from about a year ...
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No wlan0 on RPi 3 B v1.2

On the motherboard of my Pi is written 'Raspberry Pi 3 Model B v1.2'. I was under the impression that Raspberry Pi 3 had a built-in Wifi interface. I installed Raspbian using NOOBS and ran the ...
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Cannot find networks while trying to setup Wi-Fi dongle EP-DB1607

I have been trying for some time now and have followed as many of the forums that I could find. I am able to recognize wlan0 setting with: $ ifconfig I can find my network with: $ sudo iwlist ...
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raspberry Pi 2 connection to non encrypted Wifi

I want to connect my raspberry pi 2 to a non encrypted network named "xxxxxxx". How can i do it ? For an encrypted network i can simply add the credentials in a wpa_suuplicant. But in my case i want ...
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Raspberry/Linux doesn't recognize USB device

I'm using Raspberry Pi model B+ V1.2 to which I want to connect TP-LINK TL-WN823N Wireless N USB Adapter. I have connected device and this is what happened: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ lsusb -t /: Bus 01....
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Using Wifi Adapter As Access Point To Ssh To Pi without ethernet

I want to set up my pi as a remote shutter for my camera, and would like to use it in the field where no Ethernet or router is present. I have a Rpi 2 with an Edimax wifi adapter. I have been able ...
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Can't connect to secure RPI access point

I can't connect to my RPI access point (using isc-dhcp-server and hostapd with the Edimax EW-7811Un N150 using the drivers suggested and installed following "sk00t3r"'s instructions on the adafruit ...
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Missing build file when building for rtl8812au driver

I am trying to install a driver for a wireless adapter I have. I am using amped-wireless-aca1-linux driver on github. Hoping it should work on a raspberry pi as well. I get the following error ...
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Run a command when wifi adapter is disconnected?

Is there any way to detect when a USB Wi-Fi adapter is physically disconnected from the Pi, and run a command when that happens? I'm using the Raspberry Pi 1, model B+, and the adapter is connected to ...
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how to setup raspberry pi A+?

I bought a raspberry pi a+, and wanna know how to install/set it up for the first time. I don't have a keyboard, and have a wireless adapter but don't know how to connect it "wirelessly" to my laptop. ...
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Enable wlan0 and wlan1

I want to connect to my WiFi network to the wlan0 and use wlan1 to provide WiFi to my devices. Is it possible to enable two wlans without using an USB adapter?
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How can make a wireless connection between two Raspberry Pi in distance of 500 meters?

I should make a wireless mesh network on my project using Raspberry Pi. Those nodes are in distance in 500 meters range. How can I make nodes(Raspberry Pi + sensors) to make right wireless connection?...
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AP and WiFi client at same time

I've an R-Pi and an Edimax USB WiFi adapter. I can connect to a network with the adapter, but I also want to make an AP on it. I want it to act like a repeater (connect to network A, create network B ...
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R-pi2 Raspbian (Debian Jessie) won't connect to the wifi hotspot it finds

I'm in the USA and have a raspberry pi 2 and 4 usb adapters. 1 of which was sold with the raspberry pi 2, another that I bought based on online reviews saying that it worked (plug-n-go) with linux ...
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Roaming Timing Optimization

Is there a way to improve reconnection timing between two RPis that communicate wirelessly through an access point? Right now, if a connection drops on a RPi side, The roaming process takes 9 seconds ...
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Ralink 5572 hostapd fails at 5 GHz unless first run in 2.4 GHz band?

I selected a Ralink 5572 based USB dongle to enable creating a 5 GHz access point on a Raspberry Pi 2. I have found from trial and error that hostapd cannot use 5 GHz frequencies, unless first run ...
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How to Pre-Share your Key for WiFi password protected connections

I can't connect to my wifi hotspot even though I see it on the wifi list of available spots: My brand new Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian OS install was first booted up today. Then I plugged in a USB2 ...
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making WiFi adapter run in dual mode - STA and AP

I am trying to make RaLink RT 5370 WiFi adapter run in dual mode - station as well as AP. I have tiny core linux installed on PI, built on top of 3.18.10 linux kernel version. I have been able to make ...