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Information on how to set up (configure) a wi-fi (wireless fidelity) network.

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Macbook Pro 2019 with BCM4364 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter, with Debian 12 (Weekly): But, NO WiFi

After struggling a lot, I could finally install Debian 12 (Weekly) using ISO CD & Ethernet cable on MacbookPro 2019 with Intel & T2: I did the following: $ sudo iwconfig lo no wireless ...
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WiFi AX not working on TPLink ax73

I bought TPLink ax73 and I can't connect to it with WiFi ax, unfortunately, I have only 1 device with AX card - laptop with Mediatek MT7921, which connects using Wifi AC. I tested this laptop with ...
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ssh_host_rsa key with two sshd configurations

I have a system on which passwordless SSH and SFTP has been working for years, no issues. I now have an important application that needs SFTP, but the hitch is that this application does not currently ...
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PIng becomes unstable and higher than the previous one after my old router got replaced with new one

My ping become unstable as the title says, and I dont know what to do, I changed the dns already to cloudfare, disable the power saving mode, configure the transmit power to highest and enable ...
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If I connect my new Wi-Fi 6E router with the ethernet cable to that router I have to buy, will I have all the benefits of the Wi-Fi 6E or not?

I have to upgrade my internet provider router, but the upgrade model support Wi-Fi 6, not the 6E. If I connect my new Wi-Fi 6E router (another one I've bought recently) with the ethernet cable to that ...
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beacon interval, DTIM interval, & their effect on the network throughput/latency?

what effect does having beacon interval, DTIM interval set to a higher or lower value have on a wireless network latency? if I understand correctly if a network only has one AP, then setting the ...
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Unknown devices on router WiFi without password knowledge

I am facing a new (to me) situation. My ISP provided me with a Zyxel DX5401-B0 modem/router. Recently, I noticed in the list of connected devices a few ones listed as "unknown", with MAC ...
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Issues with my WiFi accessing just GitHub

This happened randomly but I can't get access to GitHub. I tried using the app on my phone and logging in through my browser, through my iPad, etc. Nothing works. I've tried pushing changes via ...
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Can't access local devices connected to Fritz!Box Via Wireless

I am using a FritzBox 7530 router and can't access devices connected via wireless. For example, I have a server and a Smart TV; both are connected via WIFI alongside other devices such as Raspberry Pi ...
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Why does roaming setup not work? (Linksys WRT1200AC with OpenWRT and TP-Link EAP610)

My understanding is that for roaming two access points only need (a) be connected to the same wired L2 network (b) have the same SSID (c) have the same security setting. I am using a Linksys WRT1200AC ...
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Turning an old ADSL modem into a WIFI adaptor for PC? [closed]

My PC does not have a WiFi adapter right now but I have an old ADSL modem. Is it possible to configure the modem so I can connect it to my PC using a LAN cable and then use it as a WiFi receiver on ...
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Windows 10/11 disable WiFi for Users group

I would like to disable WiFi access for all user accounts on a specific laptop. Is there a way to do it via the OS? I would like administrators to still be able to use WiFi while users can only use ...
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Tray icons - WIFI vs VPN icons

I noticed when connected to the internet via VPN, the desktop tray on my laptop shows one of two icons - see uploaded image. I get the WIFI icon and the VPN icon see images. If I click on the WIFI ...
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WiFi keep disconnecting after some time (wireless adapter or access point)

I already unchecked the "Allow the computer to turn off this device" option and also disabled USB selective suspend and, in Advanced Power Settings, "Wireless Adapter Settings" is ...
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Unstable Wifi Detection in Virtual Box

I managed to install drivers for my Wifi adapter and VM Linux (virtual box) manages to recognize it as wlan0, however if it NEVER shows avaiable networks, which there are. I've gone and reinstalled ...
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Wi-Fi hotspot on MacBook with VPN

I have MacBook with macOS High Sierra version 10.13.6 using WiFi to connect to VPN server on Internet. Thus all my network traffic goes to the outside world through VPN. How to configure MacBook ...
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Forcing 2.4GHz band on WiFi adapter

Even if I specify on the adapter "preferred band" 2.4GHz, the adapter try to connect to 5GHz, but due to the fact here signal is very weak, adapter continuously switches from 5 to 2.4, as a ...
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Win10 Wifi securty too strict to watch EagleCam site ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE

I want to watch an eagle Live Camera site dickpritchettrealestate.com it always gives the error message ERR_ADDRESS_UNREACHABLE. Using Chrome Using Win10 Using Wifi Using built in Windows firewall ...
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5ghz WIFI network offline since adding 2.4ghz network on Nokia router

My Nokia WIFI router (Nokia WIFI Beacon 2) used to broadcast double band (2.4ghz and 5ghz) under the same name. I added a 2.4ghz network in order to connect a robot vacuum (it only takes 2.4ghz...) ...
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Linux set IP address dependend on SSID name [duplicate]

I would like to set the IP address configuration in my /etc/network/interfaces based on the SSID. Wifi connection is configured via wpa_supplicant and has two network={...} blocks with different SSIDs....
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Is there a way to convert a CA certificate to a QR code?

Is there a way to convert a CA certificate to a QR code so that it can be downloaded and installed with a phone? We want the QR code to install the certificate on the phone so that users can join the ...
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One specific computer can't connect to internet on one specific WIFI network

I'm getting the error "Wi-Fi doesn't have a valid IP configuration" when I try to connect to only one specific network. It connects fine to all other networks. I've tried and other devices ...
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Wifi not working on one laptop but working on another

I have a problem with WiFi connection on my laptop. On my phone and other laptop wifi speed is around 30-40 Mbit/s (internet provider on the cable is 50 Mbit/s, so wifi is a bit slowed which is fine), ...
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WIFI Direct not working on Brother printer DCP-T150W on Windows 10?

When I pair my Windows 10 laptop to my Brother printer via WIFI Direct, it connects successfully, however, on the Settings app, it shows "Driver is unavailable" under the printer and it ...
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wifi not working with ethernet while vpn connect

I have two connections in my pc , one is wifi and another is ethernet , each of which are connected, when I connect to vpn , ethernet remains connected but wifi becomes "no internet" ..why ...
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ESP32 DNS tunneling : how to intercept/forward traffic (promiscuous VS httpd VS l2TAP)

Context I'm often abroad for both work and vacation, and I find myself in situations where internet access is limited or unavailable in many of the countries I visit. While there are often free WiFi ...
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Is it possible to intercept network traffic without having access to it? [closed]

It's been bugging me for a long time.If a attacker isn't on the same Network can he still intercept the traffic of that network? If they can how? What is it called?
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Changing Mac Address with TMAC makes the mobile hotspot not work

Changing Mac Address with Technitium TMAC makes the mobile hotspot not work I have a Realtek 8811cu wifi usb adapter (Tenda U10) I changed the mac address from E8-65-..-..-..-.. to starting with 02-..-...
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How to setup my ZTE wifi router as an extender(repeater) for another ZTE router (wireless connection)

I have posted all the settings from my router settings menu. Take a look at them. Where do you think should I configure and what should I configure? I want to use one router as a Repeater. Both ...
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Windows 10 no Wi-Fi networks found

I normally use ethernet so I'm not sure when this happened, but I can't see any Wi-Fi connections on my PC. I can see plenty on other devices (phone, tablet etc.). I'm using a tether on my phone to ...
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WiFi sensor temperature increases when disabling wifi

For some strange reason, when I disable wifi with the nmcli command nmcli radio wifi off I see an immediate rise in the wifi sensor temperature, from around 30C to more than 60C. Because of this, I ...
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Run Wifi (Intel AX210) with Single Antenna

Is it possible to run an Intel AX210 chip using a single antenna? I've got an embedded project where a single antenna would be optimal. With a single antenna, I get almost perfect data connectivity, ...
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Xiaomi router 4A cant connect to hotel network

I'm at dominican republic, and for my room I wanted to connect a xiaomi 4A to expand the coverage since the router is outside, but for a reason at the miWifi setup, this country doesnt exist, and when ...
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Asus dsl-ac750 OpenVPN IP settings

I've done the VPN settings of my Asus DSL-AC750 modem. I can reach modem interface from another computer with OpenVPN. But it gives me 10.8.x.x ip block by default. My local ip starts with 192.168.1.x....
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C4000XG router advanced SSID config

I recently received a new C4000XG router/access point from CenturyLink, and my 7-yr-old HP printer would no longer connect to WiFi ("invalid WPA passphrase"). In an HP forum, I learned that ...
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Can I create a wireless ad hoc network in Windows 11?

I have a program called TotalMix on my Windows 11 laptop, and an iPad app called TotalMix Remote connects to it on a specified IP address and port number. This works when both devices are on my home ...
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Preconfigure WiFi Networks in OS X Ventura

I'd like to preconfigure WiFi networks for the different offices I visit. Did Ventura remove this ability? Or maybe it's somewhere a bit more hidden than it used to be?
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In Network Manager how is my current Bitrate greater than the access point MaxBitrate

I'm working with the D-Bus interface to Network Manager on a custom Linux and I'm trying to find a decent estimate for current connection speed. If I query the MaxBitrate property of the current ...
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How to use a second router to improve wifi

I have a NETGEAR nighthawk rax54s WiFi router and a nighthawk R7000 WiFi router. I want to increase the WiFi range how can I join the two routers? Also, I would prefer to have them using the same ...
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Can I configure my Xfinity router without the app?

I've been configuring my routers for decades with their built-in HTTP servers. Yesterday I signed up for new Xfinity home internet service, and they said I had to download their mobile app in order ...
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I want to force Windows 11 to only use 2.4GHz WiFi. But the driver options doesn't allow this. Is there another way?

I'm running Windows 11 on a 2019 iMac. I want Windows 11 to use 2.4GHz because I'm constantly getting disconnected on an application because the 5GHz strength is getting impeded. The signal strength ...
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Understanding "802.11n-mode" options

The following values are the options available for the 802.11n-mode option available from the router bgn-mode Mixed n-mode Only bg-mode Mixed g-mode Only 802.11b Only How does work each one? And what ...
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Is there a chance for a laptop with a static IP to get connected to a random Wifi network?

Is there a chance for a laptop with a static IP to get connected to a random Wifi network? For example: a laptop is configured with a static IP address of 192.168.1.5 and attempts to connect to a ...
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Use Genexis Platinum 4410 as wired extender

I want to use my extra Genexis Platinum 4410 as wired extender. I've checked the whole internet and found a few solutions but nothing seems to work. The WiFi blinks Blue. GE lights Blue(because I've ...
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What do WiFi power saving modes (energy saving modes) on computers (esp laptops) really mean?

If you dive into power saving (energy saving) mode on most computers (and nearly all laptops), you'll see a variety of levels at which you can specify the amount of power savings for wireless adapters ...
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Where are the passwords of WiFi SSID saved in Ubuntu?

I've 2 instances of Ubuntu v20.0 (U1 & U2) installed in secondary storage. This is a bare metal install (not VM) and the selection of U1 or U2 is made via the Grub bootloader. Each time I switch ...
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Messed with Regedit trying to recover PC! What settings changes affect my PC negatively?

Hello everyone! This is a second post I found in my drafts (luckily) after my newer post got closed for vagueness. Setup: I was recently victim to being locked out of my PC thanks to MSconfig's ...
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How to know strength of wifi signal?

How do I know what is a good wifi signal? What does this mean? Would it be too much to ask to show signal strength as a percent? I'm using OS X 13.0.1 UPDATE: I used github desktop and it gave ...
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Two independent wifi routers, one subnet?

I have a house in another province which I hardly stay in. I intend to have 2 independent wifi routers, one, with cable internet, which my ip cameras are connected to; the other one as a backup router ...
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Save wifi networks and passwords to recover them after reinstall OS

I want to change my linux distribution, how can I save all my known wifi networks and passwords so that I can restore them after installing a new OS. I want to switch from PopOs with gnome to Manjaro ...
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