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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How do I hide a ad-hoc wifi netwok on linux?

I'm creating a mesh network with batman-adv and using wpa_supplicant for the ad-hoc network. I do not want this ad-hoc network to be visible to others (on their list of available networks and such). ...
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Wifi not working Ubuntu

This problem was never there before. My wifi used to work fine. Suddenly, one day when I login, my mouse just disappears on login and my wifi has stopped working. Everything else was functioning fine ...
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use dongle as wifi hotspot on linux

I am running Linux on a virtual machine on MAC OS. Currently, I have written a script to use Dongle to connect to a WiFi network and use web services. Now, I am looking to use my dongle as WiFi ...
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Wifi button disappeared in Windows 8.1

I got a new computer. I had no issues with it connecting it to my wireless network out of the box. I joined the notebook to my domain at home, and the on/off switch for wifi is gone. When I remove the ...
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WDS or Range extender?

I want to enlarge my wi-fi coverage. To do this I may use WDS with simple 300Mbps routers like TPLINK WR841N (a little googling made me understand that wds is preferred over repeater or repeater ...
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Internet access gone

My wifi connections suddenly disappeared (Except 3G.). I restarted my computer 3 times and installed windows updates I was delaying. Nothing worked. Right now the only thing that gives me internet is ...
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How to reveal pppoe password behind asterisk in my router?

I lost my pppoe password, so I want to recover it from my router configuration setting but I am not succeeding after my lot of research on Internet. I used many password revealer tools but it can't ...
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How to set some static and some dynamic IPs for different computers on 1 router/modem?

So I currently have 3 rasberry pi's stacked up connected to my network. My router has a built in modem (Actiontech V1000H) which has 4 LAN ports and 2 WAN ports? Not very sure, I dont know the ...
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dd-wrt disabled DHCP, now no longer connects even wired

I had a perfectly functional DD-WRT router set up with networked file storage, port forwarding, multiple wireless networks, etc. The router was connected directly to my modem. I moved to a new ...
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Wireless A/C Network throughput vs mbps [closed]

Why is wireless A/C better then wireless N and will a 5gZ witless network actually be faster then 2.4 Ghz once everyone has a 5ghz gateway? Does throughput overcome bandwidth...width that should ...
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implementing a mitm attack (deuath) on network clients to LIMIT bytes per second

good day all In short, I need to limit the network usage of clients on my home network, since there has been some high activity and I am not able to stream a p240 video on youtube/twitch, I wouldn't ...
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Why would a router not connect on its fastest mode?

I have an Airport Extreme router that can connect to devices on 802.11ac mode, if the devices support it. My MacBook Air, which supports ac mode, seems to be connected on n mode. Here is the ...
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Does a flexible (e.g. DHCP) Windows multihomed wifi adapter configuration exist?

Given Location Configuration Internet & wifi modem address: 192.168.0.1 no DHCP iDrac remote server access: 192.168.0.250 Firewall router with NAT: 192.168.0.254 -> 192.168.5.0/24 DHCP & ...
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My computer does not Recognize my Mouse or Wireless Adapter on Cold Start-ups

I just recently built a computer in February and every time i boot up from a complete shutdown my mouse never works and neither does my USB wireless adapter. They only work if I unplug them for a few ...
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Sharing network automatically disabled the shared network

When I share a network to other users in my network the way described here, the shared network instantly disabled and it says "unidentified network", when I turn off the sharing option, my original ...
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Smartphone access to internet via Windows 8 soft-AP and also access to VM guest server

I want to achieve that my smartphone has Internet-access and can, at the same time, access an apache/webserver that runs in a VM. Setup: Windows 8 laptop connected to our compary network via ...
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Is it possible to run windows media player on samsung series 7 TV

I just purchased a series 7 Samsung 2014 LED TV. In the user manual on page 21 I noticed a STILL IMAGE WARNING. Needless to say I was not happy reading to avoid displaying the same TV Channel and ...
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No Internet Connection on using Buffalo WHR-G300N

I have used the Buffalo WHR-G300N over 2 years while I will use it for connecting all of my devices to Internet @ home. However, two days ago, I have the issue that the router suddenly disconnected ...
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Trying to access a file share from a Wi-Fi router through a switch - can't see the share

So I've got a machine connected to Wi-Fi, and that Wi-Fi router is connected to the switch to get its internet access. That switch is where the machine with the file share is located. Other hard wired ...
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New laptop has terrible WiFi

My new laptop has terrible WiFi. While my laptop from 2006(!) are able to find over 20 networks in the apartment-complex that I live in, this one is barely able to find mine, and often disconnects. ...
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Merging two wifi hotspots

Probably really simple one here, but I have no idea how to word it for a search. I have two wireless routers in my house and I would like to set them up so that devices will connect to the one with ...
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Only one network is really unstable on only one computer

I just bought a new ASUS F551CA. When using it, be it Fedora or Windows, my home network is really unstable. While it works perfectly on all other devices, I barely get one bar on my homenetwork. I ...
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Which one is the best bonding mode for multiple wi-fi interfaces in a low quality wi-fi network

I use 3 wi-fi adapters as bonding interface (two b/g and one ac) in my incredibly bad university network (which I cannot modify, of course) and I've been wondering which bonding mode is the best. ...
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Wireless not working only when using Fedora

I just bought a new Asus laptop (ASUS F551CA) that came with preinstalled Windows 8. I quickly installed Fedora 20 to the then empty D:-drive. Everything looks good: the dualboot process works fine. ...
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LAN Ethernet to Wifi Extender [duplicate]

Would it be possible to have a bridging like solution, but in this way: LAN | -------------- --------------- | - - | AP1 AP2 | | ...
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How to share wireless internet from laptop to desktop which doesn't have wifi adapter?

I have laptop which is connected to internet using WIFI. I need to connect desktop to internet. Desktop doesn't have wifi card. Can I set up my laptop to act like a switch/router and connect ...
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Wireless dead slow when transferring wired

Here's the issue, I have wired router(wndr 3700(192.168.1.1) w/ openwrt) and a wndr3400(192.168.1.253) wireless access point. I have a switch attached to the router, and that is where the wireless ...
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GoPro on wifi and internet on Lan

I have here an gopro and I would like to connect to it while still being able to browse the internet, so I connect my wifi to the gopro's one ( and I can interact with it) but when I then use my usb - ...
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AzureWave AR5B93 in Debian

I installed debian on my laptop few months ago. Everything was great and there were no (well, only a few) problems. I removed the wireless card (An AzureWave AR5B93), and today when I tried to put it ...
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Access DSL modem web configuration through Wireless Router. .

I am having a DSL Modem ZTE 831 Series. To have Wireless Connectivity at home, I have connected Tenda WiFi Router W316R. The address of DSL Modem is 192.168.1.1 The address of Wifi Router is ...
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Can access router settings via Wifi but not on a wired connection

On my Netgear WNR2000v3 running DD-WRT I can access the setting panel via Wifi but not on a wired connection why is this? I need it to connect to ethernet to flash the default firmware back via TFTP.
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Linux Arch: dhcpcd fails to start wireless srvice though worked before

I have only wireless service on my computer (I cannot physically move it to reach Ethernet). As I start Linux, I see an error message: (I replaced wlp0... with ) [FAILED] Failed to start dhcpcd ...
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Prioritizing connections and network interfaces Windows 8.1

I am a gamer and regularly stream various games that I play. Unfortunately, in my area the upload speeds are not suitable for streaming competitive online games, such as League of Legends, since it ...
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Wi-Fi Adapter to use for 5GHz hostapd?

I am currently trying to use hostapd to create a 5GHz Wi-Fi network. I have tried using the adapter mentioned in this post from Newegg, but I had the problem referenced in the post (I have become ...
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CISCO SWITCH AND TELNET — 2 [on hold]

I need to configure my cisco881 as below after i write "ip address 192.165.1.1 255.255.0.0" the telnet session is disconnected i have ping to 192.165.1.1 but can't access via telnet what should i do ...
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Internet browsing, downloading works.. However can't connect to any online game servers?

My internet browsing works and I could also download things just fine. However, when I launch any multiplayer game, the servers don't show up and I can't connect at all. Why is that? I did a scan, ...
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Can a PCIe wireless network adapter be used as a full access point, and if so how

I have a TL-WDN4800 PCEe (450Mbps) on my desktop (originally to connect to WiFi when I was living in a different house), and I would like to make this into a wireless access point (I have no need for ...
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Wireless_tools- iwconfig wlp5s5 no wireless extension

I have installed Wireless tools, GNUtls, Openssl, WpaSupplicant, Wget also, but I do not know if I need some library. iwconfig and the others wireless tools do not recognize wireless interface. I ...
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Wireless on Laptop no longer works. Finds Access Points, but connections are limited. Phone connects fine

Recently the WiFi on my laptop is no longer working. At home, I cannot connect to my home network, and the network at work does not connect either - at both places I have limited connections This all ...
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Best practises for good indoor WIMAX coverage?

I use indoor WIMAX CPE for internet access. One great problem associated with indoor WIMAX CPE is the indoor Coverage of the radio signal from the tower.The signal streangth as shown by the CPE ...
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Wifi not able to choose between the available APs

I am using my laptop to connect to a wifi network at office. The office setup is such that there are many access points set up at multiple locations in the floor. The place where I sit is in such a ...
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multiple DHCP servers for wireless users on same subnet

I am trying to set up 2 router in our network with following set up. 2 routers, 1 is the main router that DHCP is enabled to assign ip to all wired PCs, the other one can be assumed for guest, which ...
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Installing cubox hardware specific drivers from android built

I've some issues with some linux builds on cubox-i4pro. I've tried to install: - debian - ubuntu - volumio (a debian oriented on music) and none of these distributions have support for the gpu, the ...
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How many Access Points will be needed to accommodate 350 users? [duplicate]

In a few weeks, I'll be helping with the technical aspects of a conference. One of the things that participants will need is access to to documents, via a laptop as a document server (set up with MAMP ...
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Kali Linux not detecting wireless network in dual boot

Am new to Linux. Just downloaded and installed Kali Linux 1.0.7 yesterday. I have a wireless connection in the house. But Kali doesn't seem to be detecting the network. I go to the network icon and ...
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WiFi+BT AR5B22. When starting linux - BT disappears. Disappears at all

I have a problem with my laptop wireless card in linux (xubuntu or kali, you choose). It is a wifi(abgn)+BT4.0 miniPCI-E half module from Atheros. FCC ID is PPD-AR5B22 (wikidevi have info about it: ...
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Are there Ethernet Over Power WiFi Access Point devices? [closed]

I am looking for the following device, as part of my network configuration: An Ethernet over Power device, that once plugged into the electrical socket (which already carries data) will function as ...
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Using WLAN and LAN in parallel for Web and Remote Desktop?

There are multiple similar questions already on SU but they seem to refer to increasing the bandwidth by using LAN and WLAN in parallel. What I would like to do on Windows 7 is using WLAN for surfing ...
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Connecting an aakash tablet to the internet

I have an aakash tablet (android os) and a compaq presario notebook (windows os). I need to connect my tab to the internet. So I tried to make it possible through wifi. For that I created an ad hoc ...
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Is my wireless AP broken?

I have TPLink wr741nd provided by my ISP so I cannot check the settings. Now the problem is I have really bad reception at my desk. I did some tests under same conditions, measuring with inSSIDer3 ...