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Understanding Minstrel's rc_stats file in Linux (WiFi bitrate adaptation algorithm)

Problem: The statistics used by minstrel_ht - Linux's typical WiFi bitrate adaptation algorithm - are published in the file /sys/kernel/debug/ieee80211/phy*/*/stations/*/rc_stats. This file has a ...
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How to copy wifi kernel from one version of Android x86 to another

I am using Android x86 8.1 rc-2 in my PC. The problem is that WiFi is not working on it. I had even used Android x86 7.1 rc-2 in my PC and WiFi was working on that. How can I copy wifi kernel from ...
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Device can't identify WiFi adapter

I am using a NanoPi M1+ device with nanopi-m1-plus_sd_friendlycore-xenial_4.14_armh OS in it. I attached an RTL8188EU WiFi adapter in it. But the ifconfig doesn't show up. On doing lsusb I get: ...
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Android x86 unable to search and connect to mobile hotspot

I am using Android x86 Oreo rc1. Whenever I try to search for WiFi, it shows only WiFi networks, and mobile hotspots are not showing. My hotspot and PC WiFi both are at 2.5 GHz. My hotspot does not ...
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Modifying WPA2 Protocol

I have flashed OpenWRT onto my Raspberry Pi Model 3B+ and was wondering if it is possible to modify how WPA2 works for example like changing the AES encryption into my own encryption algorithm or ...
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Wireless network adapter driver disconnects windows 10

I guess I am having issues with the wireless network adapter of my Acer Aspire E1-570 I am using: Windows 10.0.17134.343 Connection is WifI through a portable router Alcatel 4G LTE Model MW41NF Bl I ...
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How to force a client-side roam from one AP to another AP (same SSID) on Windows 10?

Is there a way I can force a client-side roam from one AP to another AP on a Windows 10 workstation provided that both APs are within acceptable range? I just want to see if there's a way I can do it ...
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How can I bring back disappeared or hard-blocked wifi on linux?

On my HP6370b laptop the wifi connection disappeared. There is no icon for wifi connection, the network setting still shows the previously used wifi connection but it does not connect to it. How can I ...
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4G USB dongle only occasionally initializes to switch into green light mode and get connected

I bought a 4G USB modem one month ago and it used to function well and connect to internet each time that I inserted in my laptop. No physical shock or damage has occurred to it. because it have ...
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Can't obtain IP with Realtek 8821ae on Ubuntu 18.04

I'm having problems connecting to WiFi. I can see networks, but not connect. Facts I can see different networks available, but can not connect Ubuntu 18.04 (Kernel 4.18) dual boot with windows 10 ...
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I need to upgrade my laptop wifi 2.4GHz frequency to 5GHz frequency

My university has wifi routers that support both 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz. My Asus laptop is 802.11b Preamble, therefore I can use only 2.4 GHz. It is too slow to use university wifi. My other friends has wifi ...
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NO WIFI ADAPTER FOR RHEL 7.3

I have been searching all the answers which revolve around the network adapter in Linux. Sadly, I am stuck where I started since none of the remedies was a breakthrough for me. Output for lspci | grep ...
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WiFi Driver/Hardware Issue

I hope you are doing well. My Issue is related to WiFi driver and hardware. My laptop specifications are: Dell Inspiron 5570 Service Tag: GP05ZL2 I installed driver from Dell Website. I ...
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Installing New Network Drivers Without a Network Driver

I’m running Win8 on a laptop with only USB and MicroSD support (thus, no Ethernet). I’m unable to connect to the Internet, and the Network Adapter (an Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 3165) is returning a ...
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Activate Fine Time Measurment from 802.11mc on Intel 8260/8265 under Windows 10

i am trying to use the FTM protocol of the 802.11mc. I have two Linux systems with an Intel Wireless 8260 and i get an answer when making a ftm_request. However i have also a Windows System with Intel ...
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I lost access point support on my adapter after format

so I have a USB WiFi dongle that I use to turn my PC into a WiFi hotspot , dongle model is D link DWA-125 (hardware rev A3 ) , PC runs windows 7 SP1 , 32 bits , and connectify is my internet sharing ...
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How to get D-Link DWA-182 Rev. D1 running under Linux

I recently bought a D-Link DWA-182 Revision D1. The label says 'H/W Ver.:D1 F/W Ver.:4.00'. Unfortunately, the Linux Kernel does not ship the required driver. How can I get the wlan stick working?
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How to enable WIFI on new Ubuntu-Dell Laptop

I just bought a new dell laptop and installed Ubuntu 16.04.4 on it: https://www.google.com/search?q=dell+inspiron+17+5000&oq=dell+inspiron+17+5000 When I log in I see this: Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS ...
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Wireless disappears on Ubuntu 16.04 Laptop

I have a X201 Thinkpad with Xubuntu 16.04 installed. Unfortunately, the WLAN is extremely unreliable. First it doesn't cause any problems, then it just goes out and you can't log into a network ...
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Ralink RT5572 based wireless adapter not working in AP mode in 5 GHz band with DFS

Objective: Get a CSL USB 2.0 WLAN adapter work in AP mode in the 5 GHz band, in a Linux-based system (in particular, Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS, kernel 4.13). The USB adapter is based on a chipset from ...
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Understanding the output of the 'iw reg get' command

If I run the command iw reg get in my system (Ubuntu 16.04.4 LTS, kernel 4.13, iw version 3.17), I get the following output: country PT: DFS-ETSI (2402 - 2482 @ 40), (N/A, 20), (N/A) (5170 - ...
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Network speed issue - Phone achieves much faster speeds than my laptop on the same network

I’m having a issue with the internet speed on my laptop at school. My laptop has a very hard time achieving 20Mbps down and 10Mbps up though the network adapter supports 100Mbps. Meanwhile my ...
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Can't get wifi working on Ubuntu Server 16.04 + BCM4322

I've tried using networkmanager to connect to wifi using nmtui, the wifi card gets an IP, but there's no network connection, ping to gateway doesn't work either. Also tried using nmcli with nmcli dev ...
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Realtek RTL8723BE Card Wifi hard blocked after waking up from suspend in Ubuntu

I have been facing this problem in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for over an year now and somehow there seems to be no fix online! Wifi appears to be hard blocked after the laptop wakes up from suspend. The only ...
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WiFi noise measurement

What I want to do: I want to do some experiments with devices such as a Raspberry Pi in environments, where there is noise in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz band. What I tried so far: My idea was to simply ...
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WiFi speed degraded upon clean installation of windows 10

I was using windows 8.1. Now i have installed windows 10 on my laptop. But i have found that everything is working fine but wifi. My router's internet speed is 10mbps. But my laptop speed is strictly ...
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Wifi interface works but shows Ethernet Link type

I am running Archlinux and have a working Wifi interface setup with netctl: Description='Automatically generated profile by wifi-menu' Interface=wlp3s0 Connection=wireless Security=wpa ESSID=...
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only one antenna working on two antenna wifi adapter

I have a 2 antenna wifi adapter (tp-link wn8200nd). when I connect only one antenna, one port is working fine and the signal increases. but when I connect the same antenna to the other port nothing ...
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Wifi card monitor mode

I'm on Antergos linux, 4.9.73-1-lts x86_64. I've bought a usb wi-fi adapter tp-link tl-wn722n and can't set it up on my laptop. I also have MT7630e wi-fi card inside. Are the ways to enter the monitor ...
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What is the `802.11n Mode` setting in wireless driver for?

My Wireless-N 2230 network card supports the b/g/n radio types. I read on some forums, that my card does not support dual band. But in the "Advanced" tab of my wireless driver I can see a 802.11n ...
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HP Touch Sreen does not have WIFI connection anymore

I had a desktop (HP Touchsreen320 with Windows 7) working for years. I turned it off, moved the computer to another room, and I guess the WIFI didn't like the move. I have spent so much time on this ...
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WiFi driver keeps restoring after delete

I have an issue with wifi on laptop Dell N5110 Windows 10x64 clean install (Broadcom 802.11n Network Adapter). WIfi goes "no internet" every 5 minutes. Other devices have no problems with this router. ...
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WiFi networks don't show up in windows 10, but I am connected

I am having a problem when I left-click on the WiFi icon in my system tray, the popup is blank, then it will close by itself, never showing anything. See picture. When I right-click on the WiFi icon,...
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Raspberry pi : hostapd driver error

I'm trying to setup an Access Point on my raspberry pi using hostapd, dnsmasq and two tp link wifi dongles (TL-WN722N 2.0) When I start hostapd, I get this error : nl80211: Driver does not support ...
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Linux mint 18 RTL8190

I'm new on linux (never too late) To do and learn more, I'd like to get access to the Internet by wifi (so '99 I know). However, it is still impossible to configure my RTL8190 $ lspci 03:07.0 ...
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Wi-Fi disconnect and has to reboot my computer to fix

I have my ASUS laptop When its on for a while i get the WiFi not working it disconnect me and when I try to reconnect again it does not The only way to resolve this is by restarting the laptop. I ...
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Can't install wi fi driver windows 10

Everything worked fine on my laptop emachines 725 till I reinstalled windows. When I try to install driver I get an error: the devise could not be present or may be unplugged from the system. Below ...
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ASUS X550L Windows 10 WiFi

Lately my ASUS X550L Became unable to connect to my AP WiFi or to any other AP, even if it shows the list of available networks. However and to my surprise it still can connect to my Androids Hotspot (...
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Unwanted automatically changed MAC address almost every boot

On a Windows 10 notebook since some weeks the MAC address of the integrated Intel 3165 Wifi card changes almost every (re)boot. I could not find settings to fix it. Do you have an idea?
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Kali Linux Wi-Fi is not showing

Today I tried connecting a Wi-Fi dongle so I could get more range on my laptop, and everything worked fine. After I got home, I disconnected the dongle (while the computer was on) and then the PCI Wi-...
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Identifying software affecting download speed

I am trying to troubleshoot a family members PC that is getting a very poor download speed compared to all other computer on the network. All other computers get around 23Mb/s down 4Mb/s up. But this ...
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Network drops when requesting a page in browser

This is a weird one. When I request a page in a browser, I lose network connection. It restores itself and sometimes loads the page after that. This happens in Firefox and Chrome, not in lynx. I can ...
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Windows 10 laptop doesn't connect to internet via wifi

I have an HP Pavilion laptop running windows 10. Suddenly it stopped connecting to the Internet through WiFi. Meaning, I can connect to the WiFi but computer can't reach the web. I've formatted and re-...
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Raspberry Pi Zero WiFi card

I have a problem with installing the TL-WN725N WiFi card for Raspberry Pi Zero. When I enter the command: Uname -a I get the answer: Linux raspberrypi 4.9.41+ Does anyone know a way to install ...
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iw not finding wlan2

I've a dwlink dwi-131 usb wifi adapter that I'm trying to use with buildroot (for a sama5d2xplained board) for hostadp. I use a driver from github: https://github.com/Mange/rtl8192eu-linux-driver ...
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my hp laptop show red cross on wifi icon please help me

How to fix the problem of red cross in my laptop windows7 It show that wireless capability is turned off, what i can do In adapter setting in driver it show red cross Please tell me
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How to force Windows 7 to disable driver signature enforcement?

I want to boot windows 7 every time with "disable driver signature enforcement". Because every time I didn't do so, my WLAN adapter "Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377" didn't work. I tried bcdedit.exe hacks ...
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Why does my Razer Blade Stealth notebook only connect to 5GHz channels?

My notebook (Razer Blade Stealth) only discovers 5GHz networks while other computers have no problem finding 5GHz and 2.4GHz networks? It doesn’t even find our second 2.4GHz network which I like to ...
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Download speed lower than it should be?

I recently installed the Windows 10 Creator's Update and ever since my download speed is lower than it should be. (It used to be around 30mbps, now it's around 10-5) This has been happening with my ...
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Intel 6200 Wifi - cant enable

I purchased 2 Intel 6200 advanced-N AGN wifi cards to replace the stock card in my HP pavilion g6 2299ea, simply for the 5GHz capability. I thought it would be a straight swap, install drivers and ...