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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airmon-ng not creating mon0 on kali linux

Whenever I try to use airmon-ng start wlan0, only the same thing as executing airmon-ng check happens, so mon0 isn't created. Here are dumps of what happened, when I entered ifconfig and iwconfig: ...
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Troubleshooting wireless with OpenWrt?

Update: I'm an idiot and completely missed the big DEBUGGING WIRELESS on their FAQ. I'll either delete this or update when I actually have a better question. A friend recently gave me an old router ...
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How to configure captive portal on DD-WRT Firmware to show local webpage

I have loaded DD-WRT firmware on my router and now I want to show a specific page saved on my computer at 192.168.1.4/web1.html. Now what add-on should I install? Any specific link to a tutorial? I ...
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Connecting wireless router to a switch

Is it possible to connect my cable modem to a 5port gigabit switch and a wireless router to said switch. I have tried this way already but although I get connectivity hard wired to the switch, the ...
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QOS on Linksys E900

Intro: I live in Brazil, here I have a 2MB internet connection. When someone else is watching a video on Youtube or Netflix, I can't play anything, the ping oscillates so much. I can't play any online ...
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Connecting Ubuntu Server to internet

I just installed Ubuntu Server, and I want to install a few updates, however I keep getting a error message. If I try to run ping www.espn.com every one fails, so I believe I am not connected to my ...
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Fn and f1-f12 keys are not working

I'm using HCL ME L 1014 laptop.Recently some of my laptop keyboard Fn and F1-F12 are not working. Fn+Fx keys are short cut to some features like brightness, volume, WiFi on/off. I especially need ...
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Problems with virtual router / connection

I´ve got a problem with VirtualRouterPlus. Perhaps there´s someone who can help. I connect to the internet exclusively via a web-stick (Aldi Web-Stick Model S 4012, Manufacturer: HUAWEI E1550 HSDPA ...
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Windows Bluescreen when disabling second wifi card

I have freshly installed windows 7 on my laptop. I have two WiFi cards inside (Intel Centrino Advanced N-6200 AGN). Originally the laptop had only one, however I had one additional card on shelf and I ...
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Most (but not some) websites refuse to load on Samsung Galaxy S4 [migrated]

So last night Chrome on my Galaxy S4 suddenly started refusing to load most websites while connected to the exact same WiFi network that works flawlessly for 2 different laptops and a PC within my ...
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Kali Linux unable to load htc_9271.fw firmware

I am trying to use my TL-WN722N network adapter with Kali Linux on a Banana PI, however every time I plug it, dmesg gives me this error: [ 11.152949] usb 4-1: ath9k_htc: Firmware htc_9271.fw ...
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iPhone is supposedly connected to Wifi but has no connection to neither internet, nor local network [migrated]

It has been two days of google-fu and I'm really out of ideas here. I live in Germany, just in case that's important. Current situation For a week now I haven't been able to connect my iPhone 5 ...
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ZTE ZXHN F609 Router Blinking Lights and not booting

My router is just blinking like this when I turned it on, but if I hold a reset button 5-20 sec the connected LAN indicators will turn on before it blinking other lights again.
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How to use my Belkin Router as a Range Extender

I have a Binatone Modem+Router 2-in-1 which provides my main internet connection. It has an IP Address of 192.168.1.1 and I wish to extend its network coverage to a larger area, by using my old Belkin ...
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Can't change TCP/IPv4 settings on windows 10

As I am trying to change my wireless IPv4 or DNS IP address, everything goes well until I click OK. The adapter window pops up this error: "An unexpected condition occurred. Not all of your requested ...
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How can ping results differ that much?

I am still kind of dealing with my other question here and while doing that, I need to be able to measure the quality of the connection. I found the measurement quite unreliable (despite measuring for ...
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Design Project to Automatically show a local webpage to all devices connected on local network

I am doing a design project and need help of expert how to do it I have to make a webserver on my computer and upload a webpage on that server . When a new user comes in a network e.g 192.168.1.1 a ...
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I can't get wlan0 to show up. I have alfa awus036h adapter

This is for VirtualBox. I have tried to download compat wireless like everyone else does, but when I "make unload" this happens: root@kali:~/Downloads/compat-wireless-2010-06-26-p# make unload ...
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App for mapping WiFi strength? [closed]

I am looking for an iOS app that allows me to record a log of both my home and office wireless networks strength. Ability to export to a format like CSV, KML or GPX Can filter to just the network ...
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WPAD (Web Proxy Autodiscovery Protocol) can be used to automatically show a specific Webpage on all local network devices

I don`t know this can be implemented or not can I use WPAD to open a website that is saved on my laptop automatically all local users connected to same network . I want this page to be pushed ...
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Samsung devices switching from 802.11AC mode to 802.11N mode causing speed drops?

I've been experiencing speed drops with my Fritz!Box 7490 modem. I've always been able to use my WiFi connection without problems, but a couple of months ago my link speed started dropping. When I ...
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How come SSDP only works on Wifi?

I wrote a little command line program to turn on/off my av-receiver, and it detects the av-receivers IP via SSDP, however, I've noticed it only works when I'm on Wifi, not a wired connection. If I'm ...
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Laptop can get internet from other wifi, but not our home

So my sister got a new laptop, and it has been having trouble getting onto the internet. So, it is getting an IP via the router's DHCP, and says it has internet connection. But, when i try and ping ...
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Window 7 can't see outside gateway when connecting via Ubiquity wireless access point

I just installed a Ubiquity Unifi Pro wireless access point. Access is uneventful from machines running XP and SuSE Linux. Win 7 however connects OK but cannot see outside the gateway. I have tried ...
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Connect wlan interface to specific BSSID without knowledge about SSID

I do know the BSSID and passphrase of my wireless router and I want to connect my wireless interface to it without caring about the SSID. Thus, I do want it to work even after the SSID of the wireless ...
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My laptops wi-fi gets disconnects automatically

hi i have dell inspiron 3520 laptop,and for last two months i am having problem with my wi-fi connects.I connect wi-fi and when i start using internet it gets automatically disconnected so i every ...
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Streaming video through wifi routers [closed]

Let's say that I live in a large villa where all of it is covered with a WiFi network. I have a small drone with a camera mounted on it, and I want to stream the video captured by the camera on the ...
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What is SoftPerfect LightWeight Filter in my Win7 network stack?

After installing the drivers for my realtek wifi card, I have this item in my network stack: SoftPerfect LightWeight Filter (Description: SoftPerfect NDIS LightWeight Filter). I've googled, but ...
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Can wireless extenders with the same network id interfere with each other?

I find myself to connect to wireless networks where the same network id is reused by multiple network extenders. Besides making troubleshooting harder, i wonder whether this could also create ...
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How should I properly connect two MIMO antennas in WiFi bridge?

Given: I am setting up a WiFi bridge using two identical Dual polarized directional MIMO panel antennas ...
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Wi-Fi using only 0.01% of what it can, and a laggy browser and skype calls. Only on my computer

My WiFi one day suddenly stopped working as it normally has before and apparently my WiFi is only using 0.01% of everything it can at a time and my browser is taking a very long time to load videos ...
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Any way to enable “show character” in WIFI network properties?

I know how to disable ' show character ' in WiFi network properties. Now I want to enable ' show character ' because I forgot my password. Please help
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Finding a headless machine on a restricted network

I own a Raspberry Pi with Ubuntu on it. It's configured with a wireless card and a microUSB for the sole purpose of charge, and I need to find it on the network to connect to it over SSH. ...
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Opening port on Comcast modem/router connected to Netgear Prosafe firewall

I've been unsuccessful in opening ports on my static IP address. Add advice on my setup would be appreciated. Static IP -> Comcast Modem -> Firewall -> Group Computers (Windows Firewall) Comcast ...
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Gigabit ethernet and router hotspot combo?

so I have 1 Gbps RJ45 cable connected to my PC and I want to create a hotspot in my room to be able to connect smartphone (with a limited internet speed of 10Mbps~). Currently I have ASUS RT-N10 ...
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Connect to a hidden wifi network using task scheduler on Win 10

I'm using Lenovo laptop. When I start my session it does not reconnect to a known hidden wireless network. Is it possible to program reconnection via task scheduler?
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How to stop Android from auto-disabling a wifi network [migrated]

I'm on Android 5.1.1 (Sony Xperia Z3c Slim ROM). Sometimes it will set a wifi network as "Disabled" -- I'm guessing that it was because there was some connection issues. Is there a way to prevent ...
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How to connect Arch Linux Guest to Virtual Box Bridged Network (Wireless NIC)

I've tried to install Arch Linux as a VirtualBox VM a couple of days ago. Everything worked like a charm - if there hadn't been that issue that I can't connect to anything when I set the VM to use a ...
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How to configure the IP address range of Hosted Network in Windows 8.1?

So I have learned how to create a hosted network in Windows 8.1, using netsh in a command prompt as Administrator: netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=Foobar key=<my key> netsh wlan ...
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Broadcom 802.11 cannot get into monitor mode with airmon-ng

I have a problem. I tried to go into a monitor mode with airmon-ng but it gives me this error: What can I do?
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wifi driver fails to load firmware on kernel 4.6.0-rc2

Distro - Ubuntu-14.04. For development purposes I built and installed 4.6.0-rc2 kernel. All works well except wifi: % dmesg ... [ 9.092503] Intel(R) Wireless WiFi driver for Linux [ 9.092506] ...
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Canon MX925 in KDE 4.14 ok- but unable to locate in CUPS/Plasma

I'm confused and I could need your help with installing a wireless Canon printer MX925 (on Plasma 5.6.3). I still have a running KDE 4.14.10 system, Kernel 4.3.6 with a working Canon MX925 printer. ...
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How to extend internet coverage on this apt?

I'm a network novice, so please bear with me. I want to extend internet coverage throughout the apartment, and I have no idea how to do it. Our apartment looks more or less like the image below. The ...
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I need a transparent rj45 to wifi bridge

I need transparent platform independent rj45 to wifi bridge- does such a thing exist? I want to connect a computer to the device via an Ethernet cable, the device will then bind the IP of the ...
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Use TP-Link Archer C7 as extra switch and wireless AP

I am definitely not an expert when it comes to home networking. The current wireless setup in my home is as follows: I have one device from the internet provider in the house that acts as router, ...
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Linksys DD-WRT configured as client bridge, takes computers long to get IP adress

I have a WLAN in my house, unfortunately the connection with computers is not so good as they are at a bad place. I installed DD-WRT on a 54GL Linksys and use it as a Client Bridge and connected the ...
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How can I access my USB drive from 2nd router?

I have a router connected to internet and a USB drive attached to it with movies. I also have a 2nd router outside my home attached by UTP directly to the 1st router. I want to connect to my 2nd ...
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TP-Link TL-WR740N stops recognizing the WAN connection

I'm trying to install the TP-Link TL-WR740N to route a Motorola SBV5122 modem. So, after I setup the cables, all the lights are ok. When I start the installation wizard, the WAN light turns off on ...
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Win7 PC Shutdown during Update - Driver/Chipset Issues?

--UPDATE 1-- Purchased a brand new USB Wifi Adapter, installed its driver and has exact same problem error code 31. Obviously it's a Windows 7 issue. Is it possible to repair this without a complete ...
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Communicating with SIM card in a WiFi router from terminal [closed]

I have a WiFi router with 3G/4G SIM card. I need to send USSD commands to the SIM card through the command line terminal. How can I do this? I'm on Ubuntu 16.04 32bit?.