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static IP holds good even after changing network to dynamic

I'm using wpa_supplicant as a client to connect to an AP. When i'm trying to change the wireless connection from STATIC to DHCP(dhclient is invoked using the below command with leases ...
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Can one “wpa_supplicant” support Ethernet LAN and WLAN?

The product I’m working on supports Ethernet only, and we are planning to support WLAN as well. I’m trying to figure out whether same wpa_supplicant can support both of Ethernet and WLAN or we have to ...
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Changing WPA supplicant configuration on dd-wrt

I installed dd-wrt on my Fonera (old model), and I'm trying to use it as an ethernet-wlan adapter for a PC without WiFi (using it in client-mode). I've configured everything following a step-by-step ...
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wpa_supplicant wlan debug RaLink RT2760

I'm attempting to use a RaLink RT2760 Wireless 802.11n 1T/2R Cardbus. This card auto-configures beautifully under Ubuntu 11.04, but I have a need for 10.04 LTS server, so I'm re-imaging. I configure ...
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Wlan with wpa_supplicant under NixOS?

How to set up networking (wlan) with wpa_supplicant on NixOS? Whenever I try to connect to my local wlan network, I get CONN_FAILED as reason, which is a bit uninformative. It also tells me that my ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04, how to disable wpa_supplicant looking for peer to peer (p2p) networks?

CVE-2015-1863 - people can maybe break into your computer from anywhere in radio range, by sending specially crafted P2P network management packets. The disclosure says you can mitigate the ...
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Retrieve wpa_supplicant configuration generated by NetworkManager

I'm trying to debug a NetworkManager-powered wireless connection. It works when I feed wpa_supplicant with a custom wpa_supplicant.conf file written by me, but when I configure NetworkManager with the ...
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Linux ad hoc network wpa_supplicant frequency

One of the terms I've seen defined in the wpa_supplicant for Linux devices using an ad hoc network is "frequency=2412", and I have to admit its function is obvious, but I was wondering if anyone could ...
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Unable to connect with wpa_supplicant

I try to connect with wifi (WPA2) using wpa_supplicant root@bamt-miner:~# iwlist wlan0 scan wlan0 Scan completed : Cell 01 - Address: AC:F1:DF:24:93:D6 ...
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wpa_supplicant unexpectedly running on server

I discovered that wpa_supplicant is running on some of my CentOS 6.4 servers, without having been explicitly declared in the chkconfig setup. What can be causing this ? $ chkconfig --list | grep ...
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How to autorun wpa_supplicant on Debian startup

I'd like to run wpa_supplicant -D wext -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf on Debian startup (runlevels 2-5). I found some vague instructions from a related question that said to put a script in ...
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Computer-to-Computer network between OS X and Linux

I want to make a connection point to point via wifi between Mac and Linux. What I did was: I have created Computer-To-Computer network in OS X I have set manually an ip address for Mac, ...
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What is the fastest way to switch from one AP to another in Linux

I need to switch between APs quickly - in less than 1 second if possible. Using nmcli or wpa_supplicant the best I can do is about 12 seconds. Does anyone know a method to reduce the time? Thanks.
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wpa_supplicant commands on openwrt

I'm trying to port a program to openwrt. Everything works fine except wpa_supplicant. I have connected to it using wpa_cli and i have discover that for many commands such as 'scan', 'scan_results', ...
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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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BAMT Edimax wireless adapter join wpa2 network

I have managed to get my Edimax EW-7811Un wireless adapter registered and the correct driver installed, but need some help getting it connected to my WPA2 PSK network. BAMT is based on debian and ...
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Connecting to a WPA network in Linux with a USB dongle

I'm trying to connect my computer to a wireless network in Linux Mint. I used the Windows Wireless Driver program to load the Windows XP drivers for my USB dongle, a Cisco / Linksys AE1200. After that ...
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wpa_supplicant loops between GROUP_HANDSHAKE and COMPLETED: Intel Wifi 5100 & Belkin

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 10.10 x64. I want to get wireless networking going manually. My wireless networking works successfully in Windows 7 x64. I've also posted this question at ...
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Connect to eduroam over wire: nl80211: Driver does not support authentication/association or connect commands

I have a problem with connecting to eduroam network on wired connection. I thought that eduroam only works as wireless network, but apparently my institution also uses eduroam 802.1x authentication on ...
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wpa_cli failing to connect to WPS enabled WiFi

I am trying to connect to a Netgear arlo basestation which communicates to it's network cameras via WiFi. The connection is done via WiFi Protected Setup (WPS). I can successfully connect a camera to ...
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Ad-hoc network disappearing

I'm using wpa_supplicant to create an ad-hoc network, but if I don't connect to the network with another device within a minute, the network no longer seems visible to other devices. Here are the ...
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How to connect to a specific Wi-Fi band (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz) or channel from wpa_cli or wpa_supplicant in Linux?

I am using the Wi-Fi chip on my board. I've successfully connected to Wi-Fi in the 2.4 GHz band. But for the 5GHz Wi-Fi band, I need to select the channel or band before connecting. What extra ...
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How to configure WIFI for arietta G25?: debian linux - wpa_supplicant daemon failed to start

I'm trying to configure WIFI module for arietta G25 debian linux module following this spec: http://www.acmesystems.it/arietta_wifi lsusb gives: root@arietta:~# lsusb Bus 001 Device 002: ID ...
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location of wpa_gui profiles

I'm using wpa_gui together with wpa_supplicant on my Arch Linux laptop to connect to my work wifi (WPA2-EAP). I tried to only use wpa_supplicant to connect, but for some reason my conf isn't ...
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“wpa_supplicant timed out” when bringing interface up

I installed Debian 7.7 recently on my computer, using the netinst ISO image, and a wifi dongle. I had to install the nonfree drivers (rtl8192) during installation but after that it connected just fine ...
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Error assigning wpa.conf to port using wpa_supplicant?

I am very new to this sort of linux work and openwrt so any help would be good. So far I have a TL-WDR3600 router which is running open-wrt (openwrt-ar71xx-generic-tl-wdr3600-v1-squashfs-factory). ...