Also known as WiFi. This tag should be used when asking home WiFi networking questions or connecting your personal computer to a public network. Questions about enterprise or corporate wireless networks are off topic.

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No internet connection when connected via wi-fi, but fine via ethernet (DD-WRT)

I just bought a new router and installed DD-WRT on it. When I connect to the router via wi-fi, I cannot get an outside internet connection (and in fact, can not connect to the router admin interface ...
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Basic Networking: Connecting two private networks

First off - I am a newbie to network stuff so please don't flame me for not understanding a basic function right ^^' To my question: How do I need to configure my Modem and Router to get two ...
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Cannot connect to internet in Kali Linux

I have installed Kali linux in dual boot with my windows. At the time of installation I received an error that says:- “DHCP failed to auto-configure”. So I selected to install it manually and move up ...
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Share Windows WiFi with Ubuntu PC through wired LAN

How to setup this? WiFi Internet connection <> Windows Laptop <> Wired LAN <> Ubuntu PC
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Wifi very slow on Linux Mint 17, works fine on Windows

My wifi is working just fine on Windows in my new ASUS X450L notebook but is unbearably slow (often becoming unresponsible) on my dual boot Linux Mint 17. I believe it is a problem with the drivers. ...
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WAN port Unplugged

I have iBall 150M Extreme Wireless N Router. I am trying to connect my internet through this router. I configured it correctly (using quick configuration) as per my knowledge using static IP Address. ...
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WiFi hard-blocked on GNOME

Every once in a while I try out a new linux distro. And the same problem occurs over and over again when I install a distribution using GNOME: my Wifi is hard-blocked. I try unblocking it with rfkill, ...
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Even after I connect my dongle no net comes

I have a tata photon plus dongle,but even after I connect my dongle to my laptop I get no internet. The IE displays "internet explorer cannot display the page" and Chrome displays "Unable to connect ...
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How to get Alfa awus036nha to work with Kali Linux?

Im running Kali linux 64bit 1.07 as a guest os through virtualbox 4.3.12 r93733. Ive also installed the VirtualBox 4.3.12 Oracle VM VirtualBox Extension Pack. I have bridged my hosts network ...
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Internet speed much faster than over lan between PC's

I'm stuck and can't figure out how to get my speeds any faster, or figure out why my transfer speed is so slow between PC's compared to from the internet. Here's my setup: File Server: OS: Lubuntu ...
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dnsmasq requires a restart of the networking system on BeagleBone Black (Debian 8.5)

I am currently trying to configure a BeagleBone Black running debian 8.5 as a WiFi Access Point. The programs used are hostapd and dnsmasq. I've made huge progress, in principle the access point is ...
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Wifi on Raspberry Pi - Edimax ew-7811un

I can't make my wifi dongle work on Pi. Here is what netinfo.sh script shows (from PuTTY on my PC; Pi connected through ethernet cable to my router; wifi dongle is in Pi) : _____/boot/cmdline.txt ...
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Merge two wifi network

In my house I have two floors in which I have: - Upstairs a linksys WAG320N connected to Internet - A Netgear R8000 on the ground floor Now the two wifi networks comunicate because I set the linksys ...
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NETSH WLAN - Connected to which network?

With NETSH WLAN one can find the list of interfaces, connections, settings, costs etc. But how do I find the most basic information: How to find to which network (SSID) I am connected to (as shown ...
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What in WiFi configuration can prevent mobile device from connecting to wireless network?

I'm trying to discover, why one of me Windows Phone based phones is not able to connect1 to my home WiFi network. I tested the phone itself and it turned out, that it connects without any problems to ...
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I cant detect my TP-LINK router after windows 10 update

Before Windows 10 update, I was able to detect my TP-LINK Router but after the updates, I can no longer see my TP-LINK Router in the Wi-Fi list. Everybody else in my network can detect this router ...
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Windows 10 wan't reconnect to my wifi spot after reboot

I have two active adapters on my PC under Windows 10: LAN and Wi-Fi; however, when I connect to Wi-FI I check the option "connect automatically", but after a reboot I have lost the Wi-Fi connection ...
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El capitan unable to reach internet via wifi sometimes

Since yesterday (when my internet provider had some maintenance) my mac book pro (el capitan 10.11.4) has some problems with the Wifi, here's an extract of me pinging google.com via wifi: Request ...
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How to “forget” network wifi configuration in windows 10

In previos Windows versions I can to "click" forget the network configuration for a given wifi name. I could'n do it in Windows 10. I try to "right click" in the network name but nothing apears. ...
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Network adapters not responding on all computers

To avoid outside people from using my network, I have reserved the mac addresses of all computers of my colleagues on 4 different routers. All 4 routers are on the same network and all of them provide ...
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Getting constant DNS errors through my router, how do I fix this?

I changed my ISP, the new ISP provided a ZyXEL modem, and I hooked up a new ASUS rt-ac66u router. When I'm connected to my router through Ethernet or WiFi I get DNS errors. Sometimes they last for a ...
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Set default internet connection to use 3G vs built-in wireless

Windows 7 laptop with an built-in wireless NIC and USB 3G device. If the wireless network connection fails I want to automatically kick over to the 3G connection. I can have both running at the same ...
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home lab need to access servers with tablets without internet

I need to access my servers from ptablets / laptops without internet ? I have ADSL wifi, VDSL wifi routers as well as CISCO switches and Cisco routers. I just want to access my servers or just only ...
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Windows 7 Wireless Network Adapter Stopped Working

I have a Windows 7 Ultimate machine where the wireless adapter all of a sudden started having trouble connecting to wireless networks. Whenever I go to a new place and try to connect to a wireless ...
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Windows unable to resolve hostnames

I have two Windows 7 machines on my home network that always give 'Unreachable' errors when I try to access any site. The other devices on the same network work fine (iPhone, iPad, Mac, Ubuntu) The ...
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Wired and wireless network file sharing

I have connected my Internet to a buffalo air station router and a swtich. Computers and Laptops on this network connect to the Internet wired and wirelessly. I would like to share files locally on ...
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Surface Pro 3 or 4 - “network cable unplugged”

NOTE: Answering my own question to help community. After a Windows Update I cannot access any WiFi on my Surface Pro. In the Taskbar Network Settings it only shows Flight Mode, not the list of ...
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How to measure interference using power measurements?

We are doing a project on interference mitigation in co-working WLANs. For the task of in cooperating interference we need to model interference in an indoor environment. How can we achieve this task ...
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How to install TP-Link TL-WN722N USB Wireless Adapter on Debian Wheezy armhf?

I have TP-Link WN722n USB dongle plugged in: root@udoo-debian-hfp:~# lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Debian Description: Debian GNU/Linux 7.4 (wheezy) Release: 7.4 ...
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vpn error occurring when trying to connect to a server

I am running windows 7 and at my workplace I have created a PPTP dial-up connection so I can connect back to my workplace but I persistently receive a 807 error: "The connection between your computer ...
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Outdoor linking antennas retransmit

this is my first post. I had a situation on an outdoor wireless transmit. I had a 50Mbps line in my home with this router from tp-link TD-W8970. I also had bought a wireless antenna 2.4Ghz 24dbi ...
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packet loss. how to resolve this?

how to find out the packet loss? when the router is transmitting the packets of data to destination. If the destination will not receive the ex-tact transmitted packets there will be loose of data. ...
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Make Windows forget a network connection password?

Is there a way to prevent Windows from remembering the network password after it connects? So that upon disconnecting Windows won't reconnect without re-entering password. What if I want it to always ...
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How to connect Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 using Intel WiDi to Windows 7 laptop

I bought Anycast M2 Plus RK2928 for 2nd external monitor for my Dell Inspiron 17R. I have newest graphic drivers installed (manual way, Windows 7 blocks original Intel's drivers, so I had to update ...
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My PC wifi can't detect a particular hotspot device

Just few days ago, I was able to use the wireless hotspot network ICTD5 in my work place. But now, my computer is not able to detect it. It can detect other networks including my phone's hotspot but ...
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Linux Mint Wifi keeps disconnecting at random times and asks for wifi password

I have a fresh install of linux mint 16 cinnamon edition. I have a Netgear wireless dongle model: WNA1000M. Is there any command i should run to get more details? Wifi drops about: 15min to 1hr.
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How can I reverse tether my phone for Internet connectivity via USB cable without rooting?

I'm trying to create an Internet connection for an Android device using a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 x64) box. Creating a Wi-Fi hotspot proved to be redundant as the device cannot discover the network. Next, ...
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No internet when obtaining IP address automatically(static works) with HP 1910-8 switch

I can ping all VLANs from all VLANs in the switch. I can log into the router/gateway from all VLANs. I can even ping 8.8.8.8, for example, from all VLANs. I can only access the Internet from VLAN 1. I ...
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Wireless network troubleshooting

I hope I'm not going off topic here, but I have a question about how to approaching this troubleshooting. I've bought a new Linksys router recently, and it was working perfectly fine for the first ...
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System tray shows wireless icon even when ethernet wired?

So I have noticed that this has become a bit of an issue on Windows 7 laptops lately. Despite having re-ordered the interfaces to prioritize the wired connection in the network adapters advanced ...
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wlan0 goes down when eth0 not used

I have the Wheezy build loaded on my Pi. I have my wired ethernet configured with a static IP and I have done the same thing with the wlan. When the wired is being used the wifi comes up and works. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04: wifi disabled after suspend, must enable manually

Ubuntu 16.04, when I set my laptop to suspend, upon resuming the wifi will be disabled. THere is no problem connecting to wifi, it is just that each time I resume I have to manually click "enable ...
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Using iw to add a virtual wireless interface, getting the error “No such device (-19)”

I need to add a virtual wireless interface to my NXP embedded linux system using iw. I have loaded Broadcom's driver and brought up wlan0. I can connect to networks with the wifi SDIO adapter just ...
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What is the relationships between VPN,SSH, PROXY, Shadowsocks, my ISP, internet censorship and how they work? [on hold]

This is a question that has always bugged me. I am by far not someone who is completely a moron when it comes to tech and computers. I mean, i know how to use a computer. But really, all i know is you ...
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Change subnet on TP-LINK TD-W8961ND

I don't seem to be able to change the subnet on my router (spoiler alert - I'm not terribly good with networks so I would appreciate the help!). When I change the main IP address to 192.168.10.1 and ...
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What is the purpose of both 802.11 re-authentication and re-association while roaming?

I mean this. Firstly I've connected to my iPhone to my D-Link router : And then I've moved to another floor and was reasonably connected to my another ZyXEL router that was closer: ...
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How to use both Lan and Wifi Together?(Ubuntu 14.04)

I have internet access on both lan and wifi(both are differnt network).I want to connect to both and use them simultaneously.I am able to connect to both but only lan's net is use by default.I can ...