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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Slow internet connection on Android phone, while no issues on other home devices [migrated]

I'm having an issue with the WiFi connection on my Android phone (OnePlus 6, Android 11). For the past few days, some apps started to work slowly, I see spinners all the time, indicating that the ...
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Kali Linux: Device won't switch WiFi region

I have been using Linux for a while now, but I recently installed Linux on my old Windows laptop. I live in Germany, which uses the WiFi channels 1-13. However, iw phy only shows channels 1-11 to be ...
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No wireless networks shown in nmtui

I run Artix with both OpenBox and LXDE and i can connect to wifi normally with LXDE using the gui network manager in LXDE. But when logged in with OpenBox , nmtui shows no wireless networks. ...
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Renaming a wireless access point to match home wifi network

I have a Motorola router and home network called BayVU that my wireless devices connect to, including my Sonos system. I just installed a tp-link EAP225-Outdoor access point which has its own network ...
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SMB capped at 2 megabits on one device - same file transfer over SCP is 120 megabits

I have an Ubuntu server running a vairety of services, including samba. Recently, one of my Stable channel Windows 11 PCs has effectively lost all useful throughput (consistently 2mbit). Any other ...
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NGFF/m.2 WWAN card compatibility with separate sim card slot

I have a laptop with a slot for an m.2 LTE modem and a separate sim card slot. There is a specific modem that is officially supported by the laptops vendor, but it costs more than twice as much as a ...
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Fritzbox 7530AX periodically stops WiFi connection to phone

I'm having constant trouble with the WiFi of my new Fritzbox 7530AX when trying to connect with my phone. For some reason, at least once (sometimes even twice) a day the connection completely stops ...
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Implementing QoS with an ASUS RT-AX86 series router with a daisy-chained router

I'm reading about the quality of service functionality provided by an Asus router. My use case is that I have a home wireless network with 3 roommates whereby I want ensure each "user" of ...
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Computer causes other devices to lose internet access

I recently moved into a new apartment and as a result got a new ISP and router.Quite quickly I noticed I was having a strange issue that I'd never seen before. When my computer connects to the network,...
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Why is there a wifi network called directzp-(computer-name)-msOV

Why is there a wifi network called directzp-(computer-name)-msOV, when I was trying to connect to wifi with my VR headset, that showed up, but my wifi network didn't show up and I couldn't connect. ...
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Wifi extender won't connect to home router, but can connect to a different access point

When I connect my Wi-Fi extender (D-Link DR505) to the main router, I get no internet access. However, when I connect the extender to an access point in another room which is connected to the same ...
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Command prompt or PowerShell to connect any available network?

Is there a way to schedule window connect to any network if it available by using command prompt or powershell? Here is the scenario: My computer need to connect to a network 24/24 I have 3 wifi ...
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AIMesh failure...process of elimination

I have an Asus AIMesh system. The main router is an Asus RT-AC88U. I have two satellites off the RT-AC88U, both of them are RT-AC66U B1's. They are connected / the backhaul is ethernet-CAT6, not ...
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Is wi-fi synchronous or asynchronous

Can a computer send a bit through wi-fi to 2 different IPs at the exact same time, or is it asynchronous? And if the former, how many channels do most computers have?
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Issues with ARP I think? And bridged interface

I work with a large school district network. We are having issues with our content filter associating all IP addresses to the same MAC address (the gateway MAC address). I have the content filter in ...
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Avahi doesn't resolve reliably

I have two computers, one running Ubuntu Desktop 20.04, the other running Ubuntu Server 20.04, lets call them desktop and server. I have installed avahi-daemon on them both. Desktop is a development ...
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Inconsistent DNS resolution in macOS Monterey 12.5 [duplicate]

I am experiencing inconsistent DNS resolution in macOS Monterey 12.5. I’ve noticed this issue with the same machine when it was running macOS Big Sur. I'm not on a VPN. I'm connected to a home network....
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Internet not working on Windows 11 connected to Huwaei Router

I have a network setup having two routes Huwaie Fiber link Router TP link router connected with above router using a Mash line Cable One of my laptop having windows 10 is working fine when connected ...
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wifi speed very slow in one of my laptop

I'm using two different laptop connected with wifi, Lenovo laptop which having Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 Wireless Network Adapter HP laptop which having intel wireless - AC 9560 160MHz. In lenovo ...
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how enable communication between devices in different subnets

In the scenario described in this question: How can a device on 192.168.252.x/24 see and communicate with a device on 192.168.1.x/24? I'm trying to add a route so my router redirects packets for 192....
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Why devices connected through phone's tethering are are in a different network

My desktop pc is without a wifi card and is connected to the wifi through an Usb to my phone which is connected to the wifi (classic tethering usb). This place my desktop in the 192.168.56.x/24 subnet,...
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WiFi Network Template

I have a very custom WiFi network profile for my customers. All of them use Windows 10 Pro. Then I get a new Windows 10 installation I have to create a new Wifi network and set many settings. May I ...
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Setup a second wireless AP without ethernet cable

I am on shared wifi in my apartment, probably with multiple routers configured as bridges over the building. I have 2 issues: All devices are shown all the time, when you want to AirPlay something or ...
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Making wired IP Phone wireless with router extender mode receive voice worse than wifi phone

I have wired IP Phone Yealink SIP T-20 and want to connect it to a VOIP server via Wifi. So I connected the wired ip phone to wireless router (tp link wr840n) and enabled range extender mode on the ...
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tl wn722n doesn't pick up signal well

same have problem on tp link722n, also i don't know if this is right place. so i have laptop with built-in (internal) wifi adapter, and i also try tl wn722n, when i see, signal picked up by tl wn722n ...
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Windows 11 slow internet when using wireless connection

I have a fresh installation of Windows 11. However, wireless connection is not stable at all. Sometimes it reaches its full speed, sometimes becomes unbearably slow (a google search might take seconds ...
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About streaming live video with ffmpeg over the network

Me and my team are developing an unmanned aerial vehicle and we need to instantly transfer the camera image from the drone to the ground control station. For this, we use rocket 5ac in unmanned aerial ...
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Can OpenWRT or any router call me or send me an alarm when a specific MAC address is connected

Hi I have a very specific and niche request; I wonder if there is an openwrt configuration or a commercial product for it. I'd like to get a call or alarm when a specific mac address is connected to ...
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Online installers do not work on new HP laptop running Windows 11

My sister has just bought a new HP laptop running Windows 11. It is an HP 15s with Ryzen 5 5500U processor and 8GB RAM. We are having the strangest issue with it - when trying to install software on ...
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airodump-ng doesn't show SSID

So I have installed Kali on a Virtualbox VM which is running on a host of Ubuntu. Kali version:Kali 2022.3 kali-rolling I am using a TP Link archer external wifi adapter. It can easily go to monitor ...
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Trying to connect a subnet through a wireless router to a server port using a cable

I wanted to keep the server isolated, but a different subnet should be able to access the wireless router at all times. Only when I plug the router cable in to the wall port should all of the other ...
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change dhcp server ip from old router to new router - unifi access point

i want to change my old router (tp link) for my AP unifi to mikrotik (new). if i change the dhcp ip , i'm not using cloud key controller only use normal controller installed on my notebook. will my ...
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trouble getting internet while connecting to home Wi-Fi

I have troubles connecting my laptop to the home Wi-Fi. when I'm trying to connect to the network i see the message "no internet, connected" no matter if I'm close to the router, even though ...
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Why is Wi-Fi connection speed slower than LAN?

modem settingOn my laptop, the Wi-Fi connection speed is so much slower than the LAN connection. I have reset my router, I have even reinstalled the drivers and Windows, but the problem is still ...
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WiFi signal level jumps to maximum

I'm trying to solve some WiFi issue I have at office. There is a high rate of packet drop: But the most weird thing is the histograms (in both info and lhist) show a lot of "jumps" from the ...
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How to benefit from printer driver specific feature when setting up low-end Laser printer as network printer using home router capability to do so?

My laser printer is a basic, entry-level one which is currently connected to my Ubuntu MATE Linux desktop via USB cable. I am looking at the option of turning this into a network printer by using such ...
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Will upgrading my secondary router improve Wi-Fi speed?

I have an issue with the Wi-Fi signal in my room from my primary router which is in the living room. So I laid down an ethernet cable from the living room to my room and a mate of mine gave me an old ...
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Unmount nfs before WLAN disconnecting with Systemd

I made a nfs client mounting point in /etc/fstab of my laptop, so that I can access the files in my desktop PC through the WLAN of my home. It works so far. My questions: How to automatically decide ...
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Bluetooth function lost and Wifi only on 5GHz band on Windows 11 Asus Laptop with Realtek 8821CE network adapter

Last week I bought a new Asus Laptop running on Windows 11 (see detailed configuration below). This laptop comes with a Wifi and Bluetooth functionalities. Everything worked fine until Friday, when ...
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Unable to install 8812au driver on Linux Mint for Alfa AWUS036ACH

I've installed the drivers via sudo apt install rtl8812au-dkms but that didn't work. I tried cloning the drivers and installing them from git clone https://github.com/aircrack-ng/rtl8812au/ sudo make ...
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Printer disconnects from Wi-Fi randomly when dual band is on

I have a printer Brother DCP-L2540DW, which only supports 2.4ghz, and a computer with a Wi-Fi USB adapter, which only supports 2.4gz too, and a router from my ISP, which have dual-band. Since the ...
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Creating an ad hoc wifi network without an internet connection on windows 10/11

I need to create a local area network (without using a router) that will allow me to connect my phone to my PC over a LAN connection, even if there is no internet connection. I know that I can create ...
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Will a landline phone work through an RJ11 to RJ45 adapter into a router?

I have just replaced an old telco-provided all-in-one with an aftermarket unit (TPLink Archer AX23) with no RJ11 phone jack but I wish to continue use of the landline phone that was connected through ...
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Rooted android automation app for wifi-changes without using location services [migrated]

I want to trigger a notification whenever I leave a certain Wifi-Network. However, I would need to always enable location services for this to work with the app MacroDroid. This would drain my battery ...
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How do applications find the wifi password of local networks without brute force?

I tried finding the password of my Wifi using a brute force algorithm but the WPA2-PSK encoding requires a minimum of 8 digits which means $$ 58^{8} $$ total possible wifi passwords which will take ...
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Network adapters not found

I have a dual boot system (Ubuntu 22.04 + Windows 8.1 pro) running on Dell Precision M3800. Suddenly, network has stopped working, both wifi and wired, on both Windows & Linux. Following are two ...
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Driver Install fails with: successfully added <driver>.inf and installed on 0 device(s)

Context I had to wipe my device and install a clean version of windows 11. I am attempting to install my Wireless network drivers - the installer asserts that it has executed successfully but no ...
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At my home, when enabling DHCP gives me a default gateway. At my workplace, enabling DHCP gives me no default gateway. Why is that?

I'm setting up a local dicom connection at my home and it all works fine when there is a default gateway between computers. But at my workplace its not working. I need to set computers at my workplace ...
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Great internet speed but several services almost unusable

I've had some issues with my PC for the last few months, and not sure what else to do. Some information: I have 1GB download speed PC has 96GB ram, Intel i9 9900k, GeForce RTX 2070 super I have ...
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Creating a third network on a single router?

This might be a silly question but I'm having difficulty finding a reliable answer... Example situation: I tend to use only my router's 5 GHz band. But I would also like to share wifi with the next ...
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