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Questions tagged [wireless-networking]

Also known as WiFi. This tag should be used when asking home WiFi networking questions or connecting your personal computer to a public network. Questions about enterprise or corporate wireless networks are off topic.

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Issues connecting raspberry pi to wireless network- connection failure - Ubuntu

I have downloaded Network-Manager and Network-manager-gnome I keep getting a pop up to put in my username and pass word for the wifi I am trying to get into, but it keeps disconnecting and asking me ...
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How to Install Make on a Linux computer without access to internet [closed]

I need help please. Am trying to install an external USB wifi adapter on my linux computer which has no internet. The error says "Bash: Make: command not found" I understand that if it were ...
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Ubuntu22.04 Bluetooth connectivity issue

I have an old laptop HP pavilion g4 and have dual boot setup on it. The laptop has INTERNAL bluetooth + wifi combo adapter Qualcomm Atheros AR9485. Everything used to work fine in windows until a few ...
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How can I use the same wifi interface in AP mode and station mode simultaneously?

I am trying to use a single wifi interface on a YOCTO Linux device to create an access point and to connect to an existing wifi simultaneously. The AP is successfully created and clients can connect ...
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How to stop getting router login page while portforwarding in 777vr1 Airtel router to access Apache2 in local machine be through the Internet

I installed Apache in Ubuntu Desktop for working with Moodle, I want the Moodle website in var/www/html to be accessible through the internet. With an experienced friend's guidance, I setup port ...
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Wifi and Lan on same subnet?

Currently I have a pfsense router/switch that is wired to a wifi hubspot (the router is not wifi enabled). Is there a way to set this up so that all network devices remain on the routers subnet of 192....
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Scan for subnets on a LAN

This is a fairly basic question. Is there a way to scan for subnets or all devices on a network? Using nmap -sn 192.168.1.1 returns only devices on 192.168.1.X. I am trying to scan for subnets such as ...
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How to connect android phone to Windows 10 for accessing web app without WIFI?

How to connect android phone to Windows 10 without WIFI? My laptop windows 10 can not connect to home WIFI for some unknown reason. But my android phone can. Trying to use android web browser to debug ...
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What is a reliable way to check how the quality of WiFi internet connection varies with time?

At the shared house I live in, internet seems to work fine. For instance, I seem to have no issues when watching a movie on Netflix or a video on YouTube, or when I download some document or other ...
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Need block computers that are not part of the network [closed]

I need to block users outside the company domain from connecting to the internet through a LAN port connecting. How do I block the users from outside the organization as soon as they connect to the ...
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Why can't I connect to my VPN's private DNS servers on some wifi networks?

I usually connect to the Internet using a VPN (via the openvpn client), while also configuring my DNS to use my VPN's private DNS servers as well. But my library's public wifi, I'm only able to ...
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WIFIonICE on DB trains (Deutsche Bahn) does never work (on Windows), no login page is displayed

When I am on trains of DB (like ICEs), their Wi-Fi never works for me. I can connect, but there is no internet access. I cannot open the login page to accept the terms of the network.
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Wi-Fi won't connect to a specific network under Windows

The Problem I'm running a desktop Windows 11 system with a PCIe add-in card (Intel AX200) for Wi-Fi access. The system will "connect" to my home network when the password is entered, but ...
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Is there a way to make a Hotspot on Win10 with internet sharing and connections between PC and clients?

My router is pretty slow, but I have a good network card. I want to stream my PC's display to my phone, and to do that, I would like to make a hotspot on Win10 that allows connections to the internet ...
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Wi-Fi is missing on Windows...while Keyboard and mouse wont work on Linux(only Touchpad)

I have this weird issue where my Wi-Fi and Bluetooth is missing from setting, while in Linux, even the Keyboard and Mouse won't work to control the Laptop. I have a Legion 7i with Intel Core i7 10750H,...
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iPhone not connecting to Windows 10 PC

I am trying to sync an iPhone 11 to my Windows 10 PC over WiFi but it will not connect and I am not really sure why. I can ping the phone from the PC but I cannot ping the PC from the phone. They ...
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How do you capture all 802.11 traffic in a 2.4GHz/5GHz network?

I have been playing around with a wireless adapter I just purchased (ALFA AWUS036ACH) and I am trying to capture raw 802.11 traffic within my network. I understand that in order for you to decrypt 802....
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Why does Wi-Fi crash when connected to a vpn?

Here I use Speed vpn but it disconnects when the initial WiFi connection is made. I can reconnect it but they may be disconnected after a while. Sometimes it stops when searching some specific ...
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VMWare, Cannot ping Linux guest from Windows 10 host in a wireless network: How do I disable a NDIS 6 Filter Driver?

I have the same problem as described in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/69613949/vmware-cannot-ping-linux-guest-from-windows-10-host-over-bridged-connection.: a VM (Ubuntu-VM in VMWare Player on ...
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Arch won't activate IWD, won't show devices or connect to anything other than ethernet

Right off the bat I would like to say that I am a complete noob with Arch, so the question is probably pretty stupid but I'd really appreciate if anyone could answer. So I own a laptop that I recently ...
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How do I access the website served by Apache2 in by Ubuntu Desktop from my laptop through wifi?

I installed Apache in Ubuntu Desktop for working with Moodle, I want the Moodle website in var/www/html to be accessible by the computers connected in the same Wifi network. But after some google ...
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Wireshark only decrypting MDNS, ARP, etc

I am playing with Wireshark. I am trying to view an HTTP request to http://example.com/?q=foobar that I made from a device on my Wi-Fi network. I inputted my SSID and WPA password to the 802.11 ...
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Massive latency spikes only when playing a game?

Please let me know if this isn't the correct site to post this question. So I recently starting having an issue where everyone in Overwatch would stop moving for half a second, and then rubberband to ...
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how to connect to Olympus camera wifi with windows 10 GUI wifi manager?

question is, how does one connect to Olympus camera wifi using the windows GUI wifi manager? have a really strange issue, a "Olympus D33235" camera can open a wifi to share images with other ...
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WIFI data transfer stops when traffic increases over an old and 25 meter long RJ45 cable

In my home I'm using a 25 meter RJ45 cable to feed a remote part of the house with Internet. I installed a D-Link router (now that I'm at work I don't have the model specs, but it costed 130 € and is ...
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What are the benefits of 2.4 GHZ in WIFI AX when compared to 2.4 GHZ WIFI N?

If there are 40 to 60 IOT devices (less than 100 - 500 kbps mostly), is there any benefit of using 2.4 GHZ WIFI AX? Can someone please give detailed explanation of WIFI N vs WIFI AX with respect to 2....
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Use wireless controller over WIFI instead of Bluetooth? [closed]

I am looking for another way to connect my wireless controller to my PC other than Bluetooth which has been notoriously unreliable technology. Would it be possible to send the data over a more ...
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wireless authentication successes when it shouldn't

Below is the log from the device that I tried to connect to Access Point. I set the correct SSID, but false key to the device. What i expected was wireless connection should be failed at the ...
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NetworkManager defined HotSpot, can't connect from Android phone

The initial situation is quite simple: I create a hotspot in a Linux machine: nmcli dev wifi hotspot con-name "John" (see below for the complete script) I show the password (and QR code) ...
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Sharing Internet from Pc connected to Wifi to Ethernet to a router

I live in a building where to get Wifi you need to pay for a voucher code which works on a single device and stores its MAC for future auto connectivity. I thought i would get that voucher for my ...
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Dell Inspiron laptop won't connect to the internet through WiFi after driver update

I have a Dell Inspiron 14 5000 laptop with Windows 10. I recently had a 4G portable router, which is Dlink DWR-932M-9332. My phone is connecting to the router just fine. However, after a driver update ...
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When i move Ap router to Main router then main Router not connecting in any device

My setup like i put my second router in AP mode and connect lan port to main router lan port....and give ap router ip 129.168.1.2....and both router ssid is different but password is same...and main ...
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Wifi network with VPN tunnelling

I have a VPN that I use to connect to my office network. I would like to make a hotspot using my laptop so that every device in my room that is connected to the hotspot uses the VPN. That way I do not ...
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raspberrypi hostapd not connecting to the internet itself

I was making an access point using my raspberry and hostapt, I followed the official guide on the raspberry pi foundation website and everything works fine, I can access my AP network and browse with ...
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Dell latitude 7320 wifi drops 10ft away from router

one of Our office staff received a new Dell Latitude 7320 and works from home(has to connect a VPN). the laptop connects to Spitfire 2.4/5 router. But drops if laptop is 10 ft away from the router. ...
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pfsense - slow connection to internet from wired network but not from wireless/wifi

summary: internet speed tests indicate that the connection to the internet from my wired network is very slow, while speed tests from a device on my wifi network gets the expected (much faster) result....
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No wifi after upgrading to Ubuntu 22.04

Wifi was working fine, I upgraded to Ubuntu 22.04 and now no Wifi is available. There is no Wifi widget in the task bar. This is with kernel 5.15.0-27-generic and also 5.13.0. apt list shows linux-...
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No connections are available on HP laptop after downgrade to Windows 7

There's a HP laptop that was downgraded to Windows 7 from Windows 10. I decided to do that because Windows 10 didn't work properly on such obsolete hardware. The system is much more responding after ...
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Looking to get both wLans back broadcasting. After an attempted tweak - only Wireless Interface wlan1 [2.4 GHz] - MT7603E 802.11ac - is broadcasting

It's a NetGear R6220 with latest DD-WRT update for the model. Tooling around with my DD-WRT settings - I inadvertently shut down the Wireless Interface wlan0 [5 GHz/802.11ac] - MT7662E 802.11ac ...
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Using wifi and ethernet at the same time

I want to use my ethernet unlimited internet for downloading and normal browsing (so I want chrome and the download manager to use it) At the same time I want to use a wifi metered internet for a game ...
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Why does my router broadcast a ghost SSID at the same frequencies and strength with my defined SSID?

With Huawei H122-373 with the latest software and the 5G Wi-Fi network, it broadcasts into two different SSIDs at the same strength, one of them my original SSID and the other with no name. Resetting ...
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Having VMs running on a host identified as seperate machines (UBUNTU)

I currently run several virtual machines ( with virtual box) on an ubuntu system. My goal is to configure a network so as it looks like the internet communication doesn't come from the same one and ...
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Wifi devices cannot access mesh downlink APs

Hey I wonder if anyone can help me. For about 3 years my setup has worked and recently it has stopped working. I'm pretty sure it's a software setting but don't know what setting I'm after. I have ...
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Two routers one Mac

So I have router 1, which is wifi and ethernet. I have router 2, which is ethernet only. I want everything to use router 1. But I want one computer to use router 2. Each router has separate/different ...
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Unknown vEthernet adapters

I have Windows 11 (version 10.0.22000) desktop with Hyper-V host which has 2 virtual switches: Default and external-switch-1 - both based on Ethernet physical card. Not Ethernet 2 There are 2 VMs, ...
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Is it a bad idea to use WiFi to connect computers on the shop floor of a small/medium Manufacturing plant? [closed]

I'm the new IT manager for a small-mid sized manufacturing company. I'm also new to IT in general, this is my first job after graduating with a computer science degree. We manufacture HVAC parts and ...
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I do not know why the WiFi device is suddenly disabled?

I do not know why this problem occurs suddenly and can not be solved even with repeated restarts. What's more interesting is that sometimes it happens on its own. However, my efforts have not been ...
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Can't access internet via browser(on ANY device), yet can ping/traceroute/curl/wget/telnet successfully

Been without internet access for days now, received THREE replacement routers from ISP, still no luck. If I open a browser(chrome, safari, firefox), on any device(android, iphone, windows, macbook), ...
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How to speed up wifi repeater?

I've setup an Asus RT-N12 router as a wifi repeater. But It's about 30% slower than wired speeds or other wifi speed. Internet -----Primary WifiRouter------N12 Router (repeater)---- Win 10 Desktop ...
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How to troubleshoot Windows computer that occasionally loses Wi-Fi (WiFi) network connectivity for ~60 seconds

A friend reached out for me to help with their Windows 7 computer that is occasionally losing Wi-Fi (WiFi) network connectivity. Each time it loses Wi-Fi connectivity (reportedly about once per day), ...
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