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WiFi Protected Access (WPA) is a wireless encryption standard.

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Connecting to enterprise network wpa_supplicant

I am currently trying to connect to an enterprise network through wpa_supplicant, I am using the file: /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf The network is PEAP MSCHAPV2 I am using this code I ...
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Raspbian wpa_supplicant problem

My old wpa_supplicant and interfaces config not work! /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 network={ ssid="MySSID" ...
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Problem with DHCP on wlan

I can't get my raspberry pi to work properly with the wlan. The behaviour I'd like to obtain is: At boot tries to connect to a wlan if there is one available get a ip through DHCP and it's fine, ...
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Wi-Fi Setup Raspberry Pi 3 with WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) not working

I'm using wpa_supplicant with wpa_cli and manually entering SSID and passphrase to connect to network works without problems. When using wpa_cli with command wps_pbc it sees the WPS enabled access ...
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Connecting to universities WPA2-Enterprise Wifi Network

As the title suggests, this question is very closely related to this question. And following the instructions by Lucas Goossen, I'm able to get a inet addr on my wlan0 (confirmed by ifconfig wlan0), ...
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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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Pi can't find Wifi Dongle Upon Turning On/ Rebooting/Ifup

I'm having lots of trouble getting my Raspberry Pi wlan*'s to work. I already have several Raspberry Pi 2's that work perfectly with the exact arrangement I'm about to describe, but this one I just ...
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Two Wi-Fi networks. One preferred. Connect when it comes in range

I need to set up the pi so, that when one network comes in range it would disconnect from existing one and connect to that one more preferred. Here is my interfaces file: auto lo iface lo inet ...
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How do I configure wpa_supplicant with default iPhone SSID?

Newer iPhones will broadcast an SSID in hotspot mode as such: My Name\342\\\200\\\231\\s iPhone I observed this SSID in the GUI. When I grab the SSID via the command line: $ sudo iwlist wlan0 scan ...
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Issue connecting to internet after proper wifi configuration

I recently purchased a USB wifi dongle for my raspberry pi 2 B and attempted to connect through the Wifi Networks Panel Item in Raspbain Jessie. After entering the key, nothing happened, so I decided ...
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Raspberry Pi Wifi not scannning

I am using the Official Raspberry Pi adapter for my Pi but I can not scan for networks in the wpa_gui window like I should be able to. Under the tab "Current Status" in the "Status" field, it states ...
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Raspberry pi frequently disconnecting and reconnecting from wifi network

My raspberry pi 2 (running Ubuntu 14.04) with SIIG wireless mini adapter is unable to maintain a connection with the access point. It does not seem to be signal strength related, as it behaves well ...
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hostapd configured with wpa but running with wep

I have configured my accesspoint as WPA but it shows up as WEP secured on my laptop. My configuration is: interface=wlan0 driver=rtl871xdrv ssid=AnotherTest hw_mode=g channel=6 macaddr_acl=0 ...
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Wifi dongle for internet and Ethernet for SSH to Raspberry Pi

I am not able to connect to wireless networks for internet using wifi dongle in my raspberry pi. I connect PI to Desktop using ethernet for SSH. I modified interfaces file and wpa-supplicant.conf file ...
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Failed to connect to wpa_supplicant - wpa_ctrl_open: No such file or directory

I'm trying to allow my Pi to connect to a public Wifi network with no password, but I can't seem to get the wpa_supplicant.conf file right. Here's the file: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant ...
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Problem wpa_supplicant rapsberry pi 2

I've been having lots of problems with the configuration of a wireless stick in the raspberry pi 2 uname -a: Linux raspberrypi 3.18.7-v7+ #755 SMP PREEMPT Thu Feb 12 17:20:48 GMT 2015 armv7l GNU/...
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Proper configuration for wpa_supplicant.conf

From my Raspberry Pi 2, I can't connect to my wifi college: sudo ifup wlan0 returns: ioctl[SIOCSIWAP]: Operation not permitted ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: Invalid argument ioctl[SIOCSIWENCODEEXT]: ...
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Raspbian wpa_supplicant fails, which service to (re)start?

I'm using Raspberry Pi 2 installed with Raspbian (Debian Wheezy) ~ Release date: 2015-02-16. Every now and then wpa_supplicant dies on me and usually when I'm remote and I cannot do anything other ...
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could not get status from wpa_supplicant signal 15 received

I'm getting following message inside of wpa_gui: Status: Could not get status from wpa_supplicant Last Message: -signal 15 received What is signal 15? I tried clicking on Disconnect & Connect, ...
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WiFi disconnects after period of time on Raspberry Pi, doesn't reconnect

I was finally able to get my Raspberry Pi connected to a hidden SSID network (WPA2 Personal) using the below settings (not using wpa_supplicant.conf). However, after a few hours it disconnects and ...
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Wifi troubles on RPi A+

So I just got the A+ and had a wifi dongle laying around here. It's the official wifi dongle from ThePiHut. I tried editing my /etc/network/interfaces and /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf as ...
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wpa_gui fails to fetch wpa_supplicant status

I am fairly new to Raspberry Pi. I wanted to make an Apache server with my Pi and I was trying to give it a static ip. But anytime I start up wpa_gui (or try to do anything with it for that matter), ...
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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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How to install usb wifi on rpi

I have been trying to install this antenna on the pi but when I failed, I tried modifying the /etc/network/interfaces file via sudo nano /etc/network/interfaces to iface wlan0 inet dhcp wpa-ssid "MY ...
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WPA_GUI can't load wpa_supplicant

I am new to the raspberry pi and can't quite seem to figure this one out. The wpa_gui is blank in the adapter and network field and reporting the error "Could not get status from wpa_supplicant" ...
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Spontaneous wpa_supplicant error

my Raspberry Pi has been connected to a wireless network for a while. It occasionally gets disconnected, but I've got a crontab that tests for connection and if there isn't one, reconnects, which has ...
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What's the difference between `wpa-roam` and `wpa-conf` in the /etc/network/interfaces file?

I posted a question previously on how to set up a static IP address on the rpi and eventually figured out, along with some others, that the answer was to change wpa-roam to wpa-conf when pointing to /...
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Wifi works, ssh can connect, but cannot connect out to the internet, cannot ping internal machines

I have a strange configuration problem with Wifi. When I connect a ethernet cable to my router, network eth0 is configured and I can access all internet resources. However when I use a Wifi dongle, I ...
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WPA_GUI “the configuration could not be saved”

I'm trying to setup WiFi on my RaspberryPi running Raspbian. WPI_GUI refuses to allow my to save it's configuration as The configuration could not be saved. The update_config=1 configuration ...
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Using old D-Link Wifi stick

My brand new raspi just arrived. I played around with raspbmc and did like it. Now I have an old D-Link DWL-122 Wifi stick flying around and I'd love to use it as the WIFI device. So, is it possible ...