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How to connect to a WiFi from command line under Ubuntu without .conf file?

I can connect to my WiFi out of the shell by doing: nano wireless-wpa.conf typing: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant network={ ssid="my_router_id" scan_ssid=1 key_mgmt=WPA-PSK ...
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Where can I find a full list of wpa-* options for the interfaces file?

I'm looking for an exhaustive list of wpa-* options that can be used in the /etc/network/interfaces file. The Debian wiki has a how-to-use page here: https://wiki.debian.org/WiFi/HowToUse, which ...
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How can I download the certificate of a wireless AP using 802.1X?

As far as I understand, wireless access points using WPA-Enterprise (i.e. WPA plus 802.1X) can send a public key certificate to a client during connection setup. The client can verify this certificate ...
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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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Unable to connect to wifi with wpa_supplicant

I try to connect with wifi using wpa_supplicant from command line. I use Ubuntu 12.04.1, and wpa_supplicant 0.7.3 Here is output of "iwlist wlan0 scan" related to AP I try connect to: 2: ...
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wpa_supplicant : Blacklist wireless networks by BSSID

I am currently using wpa_supplicant to connect to my wireless network. The wireless network is extended with at least 30 different access points having the same SSID, and it takes a lot of time to ...
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While using ad-hoc networking, how to I force nodes to use the same cell IDs (bssid)?

I have Debian/Ubuntu hosts that I connect via an ad-hoc network with the following settings: board:~# cat /etc/network/interfaces auto wlan0 iface wlan0 inet static address 10.0.0.2 ...
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Reconfiguring a WiFi Access Point's wireless settings through WPS?

As you may know, WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) has recently been broken. I downloaded and tested Reaver-WPS, the tool that implements the WPS attack. The tool's README file states: Reaver performs a ...
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How should I troubleshoot a problematic wireless connection on Linux?

I recently purchased a netgear 150 usb wireless dongle for use with my 11.10 Xubuntu amd64 system. Using the network-manager interface, I can see local wireless networks and enter the authentication ...
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How do I configure my wpa_supplicant to match these?

How do I configure my wpa_supplicant (on FreeBSD) to match the windows params in the picture? So far I have tried this in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf : ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant ...
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wpa_supplicant for dual WLAN

I've got wlan0 and wlan1. Each interface should connect to a different SSID. I would like to use wpa_supplicant for both. I can put the two networks in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf, but how do I tell ...
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How can i configure my wpa_supplicant.conf?

How can i configure my wpa_supplicant.conf? I am using OpenWRT in my TP-link WR841N in mode STA. But I can not connect to SMC ! I want connect to SMC by wpa_supplicant! But I know it's possible in ...
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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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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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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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Wpa supplicant suddenly stopped working

Recently my wireless stopped working on my Debian testing system. It just doesn't connect. The best I get (only after a reboot) is that it says it did connect, but failed to get IP address. But ...
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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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Addressing a host from both internal and external networks

I have a fairly standard home network set-up with a router and a couple machines on the internal network (with private IP addresses 10.0.0.x). One of these machines is running my subversion server, ...
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How do I limit configure WPA supplicant to scan for 11g channels only?

In order to reduce the scanning time, I'd like to limit the scanning to 11g only My current list of channels # ifconfig wlan0 list regdomain :regdomain 0 country US anywhere -ecm Channel 1 : 2412 ...
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Where is wpa_supplicant started and how do you change config file (on Debian)?

I am working with Debian. I know that wpa_supplicant is being started during boot. Where is it being started from? Also, I want to change the config file that wpa_supplicant is using. I know it's ...
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wpa_supplicant passphrase, can it be normal password?

I have a basic question which has been bugging me for quite some time. I will update my router to WPA2 soon (about time) but I also want to learn to use wpa_supplicant in case I need it. I found out ...
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Error: “failed to connect to wpa_supplicant - wpa_ctrl_open no such file or directory” using netcfg with wpa_supplicant

I'm trying to set up netcfg so that I can finish installing Arch Linux (using the instructions from the Beginners' Guide and netcfg) and I passed over what was meant to be a short step. Open ...
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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). ...
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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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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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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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WPA supplicant ERROR WPA: 4-Way Handshake failed in WiFi Direct setup

I am trying to set up WiFi Direct between two linux machines. I am using Atheros 9k cards to set up the connections. We have a problem in the process which I hope you guys can help me. When I run WPA ...
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Make wpa_supplicant ignore server certificate trust

How do I make wpa_supplicant accept any server certificate for PEAP MSCHAPv2 without having to manually put the public key in the client config?
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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 ...