A wireless network is any kind of computer network that is connected through a wireless medium, primarily known as using a wireless router creating a WLAN (Wireless Local Area Network).

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Connecting to a Cisco controller

I've setup a terminal according to this guide, but I still need an address to connect to, right? How can I find it?
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Transparent proxy for wired+wireless network

I want to install squid as a transparent proxy for my home network. I have a HP microserver currently serving as my NAS+media server. I am thinking if I get a second NIC for the server I can lay the ...
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connecting to local host on my laptop from Android [closed]

I have a router which connects me to my modem for internet access I am trying to use weinre for debugging http://people.apache.org/~pmuellr/weinre-docs/latest/ I can't get it to work my setup is as ...
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What is the difference in these WLAN commands?

Ultimately, I am trying to diagnose a wifi connection issue that I have had for over a month. Simply, it connects and at a random amount of time, disconnects (within 5min to 2hours). Nothing I can do ...
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Airport Extreme BCM43224 not recognised on FreeBSD

So I have recently installed FreeBSD 10.1 (now UEFI native!) on my Mid-2012 MacBook Pro. The install went fine, except for one problem: my wireless card wasn't recognised. I looked into bwi and bwn as ...
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Is it possible to show when was a wifi address used? [closed]

My question is if on a smart phone we see one wifi address from the list of known addresses( used ones) is it possible to find when was this address used? Thx in advance On a smart phone we can see a ...
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Is it possible for WiFi adapter to degrade?

Recently i've started to get high package loss ratio while connecting to the internet on my laptop via WiFi adapter. I made following experiment: my laptop and laptop of my friend were on the same ...
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Using WLAN Router without creating new subnet

I have the following network configuration at home I'm connected through a NanoStation M5 to the internet. The NanoStation has a DHCP server and provides IP addresses for all wired PCs which are ...
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Identifying MAC address of connected device

I have a home network consisting of a router plus a wireless range extender (repeater), and I cannot reliably identify to which of them my laptop is connecting (both are in range). I tried using arp ...
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Laptop bluetooth driver/adapter works in ubuntu but not in windows 7/8

I have acer 4253 laptop with amd e350 processor and 2GB RAM attaced. Initially the bluetooth worked well with windows 7. Later I turned off the adapter using the preinstalled OEM software 'Bluetooth ...
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Guest network SSID with auto generated password every day

I have two routers (ASUS RT-AC68U and Buffalo NFINITI WZR-HP-G300NH) both of which support dd-wrt if necessary, although I currently only use the ASUS with factory firmware. I'd like to have a guest ...
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Wifi Connection Not Working Properly

I have a local area connection of 4 Mbps which is connected to my TP-LINK TL-WR841N router, my PC is also connected to this router via internet cable. Internet on PC is working fine every web is ...
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Connect Macbook and Android App without internet

I have a computer(Macbook) that is running an Apache xmlrpc server and an Android app running an xmlrpc client. The short story is that I need the app to be able to make rpc calls to the computer, but ...
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Why would someone spoof my MAC address?

well today I updated the version of DD-WRT on my router and started messing around with the WiFi visualizer and noticed that someone is spoofing my routers WLAN MAC address. I know it's trivial to do ...
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unable to connect to wifi router (duplicate 3) [on hold]

After reinstalling my Windows I can not connect to wifi. I can see connection but it is impossible to connect to it. Windows writes me :Windows is unable to connect to wifi. I tried a lot of advice ...
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Wireless adapter keeps losing connection in windows 7

I have a RNX-N150UBE wireless adapter that keeps losing connection on my Desktop machine whenever I boot into windows 7. The wireless adapter works fine when I boot into my Linux Ubuntu system. ...
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Share Internet in LAN through dongle

I've one Mi-Fi data dongle (Tata Photon Wiz Wi-Fi) for an Internet connection, Netgear Wireless-N300 Modem Router, Printer, Iomega iConnect, a couple of computers (Ubuntu)/MacBook Pro, and ...
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NETGEAR Wifi drops sometimes randomly

Not sure if this is the correct Stack Exchange site to ask this question but it was the closest I could find. I have a NETGEAR b90-755025-15 router with AT&T service, and I have download speed ...
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Capturing 802.11n HT control on wireshark

1) Using wireshark 1.12.2 with kernel 3.8.0-44-generic I cannot see any HTC+ fields in my packets. Is this a dissector issue in wireshark or related to my wireless nic. I have tried on both an alfa ...
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Sony Vaio not connecting to internet on Wifi

My Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 2007 installation doesn't connect to internet on Wifi. It used to work all this while (last few years) but this problem started a few weeks back. It works fine when ...
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How can I make VLC stream continuously?

I'am trying to watch a movie in VLC. The movie is in a local SMB share via wireless and I'm using a Mac 10.10. When I start the movie, it starts downloading at 7MB/s for a few seconds (which is good) ...
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Getting IoT devices to connect to an authenticated wifi network

I have several Internet-of-Things devices such as the Intel Galileo and Raspberry Pi. I'd like to connect these up to the internet obviously, because without it they're just things. Unfortunately my ...
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Bad connection to router despite being 10 feet away

My router is in my living room and my laptop is in my bedroom. The distance from the two are literally 10 feet apart. I currently live on the 16th floor of an apartment building in Shanghai. Now for ...
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Bandwidth control on a router with WDS

I have a tp-link router with WDS enabled to link with an old Cisco wag120n modem; I've noticed that with WDS the bandwidth control option has no effect. Is there any firmware which allows bandwidth ...
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Can I use a wireless router on an existing wireless network to make a wired connection to a computer?

Its a Netgear WNDR4300, I don't see anything mentioning bridged mode anywhere. I would like it just temporarily connect it to a computer, but I might have to put some other firmware on the router to ...
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How does OS X work when connected to multiple internet connections?

Macbook Pro is connected to internet connection E via thunderbolt/ethernet and to internet connection W via WLAN. What defines which connection is primarily used and what happens if one or the other ...
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Settings to optimize 2.4ghz frequency on ASUS RT-AC87R for long range (120ft) reception

I have an ASUS RT-AC87R that I'm using for long range (120 ft) reception. I'm wondering what settings I should adjust from the default settings for optimal 2.4ghz reception from 120 feet away. I have ...
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iTunes Wifi Sync with Internet Sharing

I enabled Internet Sharing, so that I can share my iMac's ethernet connection with my iPad and iPhone. Since I have done this, I have not been able to sync my devices over wi-fi. Is there a way to ...
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my laptop is not detecting wifi

I have a router which is only detected by some devices until I change the SSID. After that it works until the next power cycle at which point I have to change the SSID again. We have 2 laptops and 2 ...
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Isolate Wireless Subnet

I need to configure my wireless router so that all users connected to the router cannot access my internal network. Below is my network configuration. At this moment users in 192.168.29.0/24 subnet ...
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What is the point of a 100Mbit router that has 802.11ac Wi-Fi?

I saw a few routers on the market that has 10/100 Mbit speed on cable and a 802.11ac Wi-Fi that is capable for gigabit speed. What you can use that speed when the 100Mbit cable connection will be a ...
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Internet connection disconnects with no apparent reason

I have a situation where one minute the internet connection on my laptop is working perfectly fine then all of a suddend, it just disconnects. Here's an example of a ping command running when it ...
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Is it possible to use a ethernet switch to provide two different routers with the same internet?

Say I wanted to created two networks. One for the more privileged group of people. The restrictions on this network would be less severe. Then the other network would be for the "guests" or those ...
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Windows 7 doesnt connect to any network after startup

I'm experiencing a problem since a couple of days that my Windows 7 machine doesn't connect to any network after boot. Also the Network Center doesn't respond. But when I restart the explorer.exe ...
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How do I fix slow wifi but fast ethernet with many different wifi around?

I am currently using a Dlink wireless router from 7 years ago. The wifi on it has been working fine up till a few months ago. I have very good speed with the ethernet from the router but wireless is ...
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Network connection issue. Connection breaks sometimes

I have internet delivered by wifi to my house. Every day about 20:00 i have problem with browsing. I got information form firefox like "Unable to connect" then i need to refresh couple times to load ...
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Wifi and Bluetooth Monitoring Range

Im trying to monitor bluetooth and wifi probe requests. Im very new in this topic and not sure about a few things: Bluetooth: Is it correct that the bluetooth class of my monitor device doesnst ...
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Wi-Fi not showing up after kernel upgrade from 3.10 to 3.16 in Ubuntu 14.04

I upgraded the kernel in Ubuntu 14.04 from 3.10 to 3.16. My system is a Lenovo G510 59398431. After that the option “enable wifi” in the drop-down of wireless icon on the desktop is not there. Even in ...
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Set up rtl8723bs SDIO card

I am trying to set up rtl8723bs SDIO wi-Fi card on 3.17.2 kernel. I've compile and install driver like here. grep -i cfg8 .config CONFIG_CFG80211=y # CONFIG_CFG80211_DEVELOPER_WARNINGS is ...
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TP-LINK TD-W8961ND can't access to admin page

I have a TP-LINK TD-W8961ND ADSL router/modem. I connect through PPPoE LLC Encapsulation. I set it up for the first time, and everything worked well for about a month (during which I updated the ...
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I can't get a valid internet connection with MikroTik Wifi

My router is MikroTik RB951G. It has the configuration below: ether1 - port where the ISP cable is plugged in ether2,3,4 - are the ports where i plug my PC and Switch. There is a DHCP server on the ...
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Windows 8.1 Desktop pc limited WiFi with both USB adapter and internal card [duplicate]

EDIT: Just installed Ubuntu and the wireless works with no problem at all, which mean this is a windows8.1 issue. Last week i bought a new Hp computer and had some WiFi issues Everyone suggested ...
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Unable to connect to desktop server from android

Yesterday I faced some strange issue while my laptop and Android device connected to same wifi network. I had a server running at port 80 on my laptop. When I tried accessing the website hosted on my ...
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HP 1102W printer spewed out 100 pages of a 4-page document after I asked it to go wireless

How can I fixed my printer problem? I recently configured my HP 1102W printer to go wireless. I'm pretty sure I only pressed Print once, but my four-page document suddenly became over 100 pages, as ...
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Can I use same SSID for dlink modem router and AirPort Time Capsule? [duplicate]

My ADSL modem/router is DLink (AC1200 dual band). I recently purchased a Mac and an Airport Time Capsule. The AirPort is connected via Ethernet cable to the DLink modem/router to increase range of ...
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Is it possible to enable WiFi or Bluetooth before user logs into Linux?

Does anyone in the community know of a way to enable either Wifi or Bluetooth in Linux—or both; why not?—before a user logs in? I am trying to implement a mechanism that uses a second device to send ...
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Wifi network not picked up by specific device

I have a Zyxel NBG-416N router, which randomly stopped working on my PC that is running 64-bit Windows 8.1. Strange thing is that while the PC can't pick up my particular home network, it finds all ...
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No wireless on windows after using kali boot cd

Today I wanted to start playing around with kali so I downloaded the iso and burned it to a DVD, restarted the laptop and booted to the DVD pressed the first option which is just a boot. Wireless was ...
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Arch Wifi - Connects but doesn't stay connected

Arch x86_64 (plain install on mSATA via USB) Linux 3.17 NetworkManager DHCP enabled at boot via systemctl Generally, the host computer is a Surface Pro 1 w/ Marvell Avastar Wifi Card and connected to ...
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Why I can't download file in HTTP from my wireless lan?

I have the following problem with my home wireless network. I have a router that give the ADSL access to my laptops. I can navigate but the problem is that when I download a file in HTTP using the ...