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Wifi Dongle on Armbian, nl80211 driver doesnt work

I have problems to get a wifi-USB-dongle working on a linux (Armbian 22.05.0-trunk with bleeding edge Linux 5.16.20-rockchip64). the file /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant-wlan0.conf looks like: ...
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How can I configure my WiFi interface depending on the selected network?

I am running an (Arch) linux system with a WiFi card. Depending on the wireless network I am connected to (aka the SSID connected by wpa_supplicant), I eventually want to add configurations. For ...
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Jetson Xavier NX + Intel AX210NGW WIFI 6E 6Ghz

my setup: Jetson Xavier NX, Jetpack 5.1.1, ubuntu 20.04, linux kernel 5.10 Intel AX210NGW WIFI 6E 6Ghz Router netgear RAXE300 tri-band situation: I was able to connect to wifi 6ghz from my laptop ...
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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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can I configure wpa_supplicant to act both as wifi and hotspot together?

I currently have a linux laptop which is connected to wifi. I want to allow this laptop to act also as hotspot. when I attempt to configure the hotspot the wifi: the laptop losses its wifi capability ...
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wpa_supplicant not connecting at boot but manually

I generated an embedded Linux system with Yocto Kirkstone, which has all the required modules for WiFi over an RTL8192 dongle. When I start the device, wpa_supplicant fails connecting the network with ...
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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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Limit and view WPA usage on Windows

on my windows operating system, I want to see if my connection uses WPA1 or WPA2.. Or if it uses TKIP or CCMP or GCMP with AES. How can I get the full information of current connection ? Also, for ...
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WLAN: how to configure entropy file in wpa_supplicant.conf

wpa_passphrase creates network login information for wpa_supplicant.conf. wpa_supplicant takes an option -e to store entropy across restarts. I understand internally stored entropy as a way to make ...
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wpa roaming configuration does not work

I am trying to configure wpa_supplicant.conf in roaming mode.I use Devuan with Sysv (=Debian without systemD). my wpa configuration works fine: pkill wpa;wpa -i wlan0 -c /etc/wpa_supplicant/...
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How to downgrade wpasupplicant?

So, after 4 months of research, trying everything possible and impossible, looks like I finally found a solution to solve all my wifi problems on Ubuntu: https://www.upv.es/contenidos/INFOACCESO/...
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getting error while configuring wpa_spplicant in WPA3 SAE mode

I configured as below in wpa_supplicant2.conf: ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant ctrl_interface_group=0 sae_pwe=2 sae_groups=19 20 21 24 25 update_config=1 network={ ssid=req_SSID proto=...
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Multiple wpa_supplicants/dhclients for multiple vlan network

tl;dr: How to get multiple wpa_supplicants and dhclient on different nics in different vlan running on debian_bulls/proxmox7? Ive been browsing and wasn't able to find a proper answer. I have this ...
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wpa_supplicant: connect to mobile tethering but not to the router

Also my phone works successfully as a client of this Wi-Fi router, and even now I tether from this phone that is a client of this Wi-Fi. Wired connection (ethernet) from the same laptop to this router ...
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wpa_supplicant disconnects with reason=3 on connection

I am using a raspberry pi 4 to connect to my college network (so using WPA-Enterprise using PEAP) using wpa_supplicant when I run the command, sudo wpa_supplicant -c/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant....
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802.1x renewals under linux with a bridge device

I have a Fedora 33 linux machine running in an 802.1X environment. NetworkManager is configured to have an ethernet device doing the 802.1X part and a bridge device configured to do DHCP. (I'm using ...
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wpa_supplicant needs a manual reassociation every once in a while

I recently reinstalled a Debian 10 on my laptop. Before that, wireless connection to my home AP worked fine (no latency, no disconnection...). But since the reinstallation, when my laptop is connected ...
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Connection to an external wifi network is established but pings aren't going through - using ipv6

So I am using a WiFi chip on an embedded board, and I set it up as a supplicant to connect to an external network and i'm able to to do it fine, but it just pings don't go through and i'm not sure if ...
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Block BSSID with wpa_supplicant in IBSS mode

is it possible to select / whitelist / blacklist a BSSID in IBSS (AdHoc) mode? The connection must be established using wpa_supplicant because encryption is needed. I've tried by specifying bssid, ...
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How can I trigger re-generation of /usr/lib/systemd/system/[email protected]

There are standard systemd network config files for wpa_supplicant, namely /usr/lib/systemd/system/[email protected]. These are generated automatically at some point, presumably by ...
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Why I always Fail to "save_config" after finish setting wireless network use wpa_cli

I have created file in /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf ctrl_interface=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=wheel update_config=1 Why always give me FAIL after save_config? ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/...
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Arch Linux: Using wpa_supplicant to connect to wifi

I was in the middle of switching desktop environments, so networkmanager had just been uninstalled, everything was fine because its instance was still running in the background. But I was with a ...
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Configuring WPA supplicant to use tpm2 pkcs11 tools

I would like to configure WPA supplicant to authenticate with TPM 2.0 managed certificate in order to connect to company network. I created RSA keypair managed by my TPM, generated CSR and recieved ...
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wpa_cli choose interface p2p-dev-wlan0 automatically when -i is not specified

I want to use wpa_cli to connect with AP. If I use wpa_cli without -i option, wpa_cli will choose interface p2p-dev-wlan0 which does not really exist. And network list between p2p-dev-wlan0 and wlan0 ...
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Linux (Arch) WPA_SUPPLICANT service not starting @ boot

Setting up linux "Arch" on my Microsoft Surface Pro 6, installed OK but an issue with wpa_supplicant as service. Service is enabled but fails to start @ boot time. After login as root, "systemctl ...
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Raspberry pi wpa_supplicant can't connect on a specific wifi. CTRL-EVENT-ASSOC-REJECT status_code = 16

I'm having trouble connecting to a specific wifi using raspberry pi. Here is the output when I check /var/log/syslog: Jun 19 09:44:52 raspberrypi wpa_supplicant[447]: wlan0: Trying to associate with ...
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Set wpa_supplicant default driver on startup

I am trying to connect a device to the wi-fi and for that I have two dongles: one 2.4GHz and one for 5GHz. However, the 5GHz one uses a specific driver 8812au. This driver is not compatible with ...
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Why can you configure multiple wep_keys in wpa_supplicant.conf?

I am trying to understand the configuration options for wpa_supplicant. WEP is almost irrelevant, but it does occasionally exist in the wild, so I looked up an example configuration (from here): ...
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wlp2s0 with wpa_supplicant under NixOS

I have a NixOS system (nixos https://nixos.org/channels/nixos-18.03). Using wpa_supplicant, I can't get my wireless card to connect to my home network (WPA2). It's using the new Systemd Predictable ...
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What security does the wpa_passphrase tool actually add to a wpa-supplicant configuration file?

I was looking at this guide to setting up a wifi connection on a modern linux system (specifically raspbian, but I assume the steps are similar in other linux systems) with only a command-line ...
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wpa_supplicant - no control interface generated under /run/wpa_supplicant

I have an Arch Linux install, with wpa_supplicant. Im trying to access through wpa_cli but get a connection error. I suspect that the problem is that the wpa_supplicant is not generating a control ...
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Embeded Software Linux HOSTAPD Connection Issues

First off I don't know if this the right forum to ask this in. If you know a better one, please let me know and I will post it there, don't just downvote the question... I have an older embedded ...
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How to re-enable a network that has been TEMP-DISABLED in wpa_supplicant?

In wpa_suppicant, a network can receive a sort of temporary "blacklisting" whereby wpa_supplicant won't try to connect to it. This happens in particular if authentication to the AP fails several times ...
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Can't connect to PEAP with wpa_supplicant on Arch

I've been searching around for how to connect to PEAP and there's lot's of info out there, but I can't seem to connect and my University tech support is no help(I'm not really surprised). Basically I ...
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wpa supplicant - probing to AP before connect to check credentials

For recent development project I need to get the WIFi credentials from user end and submit to wpa_supplicant for initiate WiFI connectivity. I wrote a util using C++ which is doing the job but not the ...
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Can't reconnect to Wi-Fi after disconnecting

I use Arch Linux and this is the command I usually use to disconnect from the Internet: sudo wpa_cli -i wlp2s0 -p /var/run/wpa_supplicant\ GROUP\=wheel/ terminate. To connect again, I use: sudo ...
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802.1X please translate the NetworkManager conf to wpa_supplicant conf

OS: (Arch Linux) Linux HP-Arch 4.17.4-1-ARCH NetworkManager is able to connect to my AP, "SYSU-SECURE", which requires 802.1X authentication. However, I would like to run wpa_supplicant directly with ...
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How to configure wpa_supplicant.conf for NetworkManager WiFi proper management?

I have NetworkManager installed on Wrap7 board(which runs embedded Linux distro), but NetworkManager does not detect WiFi interface with a default content of wpa_supplicant.conf. Here is ...
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Can't connect to free wifi network with iwconfig in Linux embedded

at first sorry for my English, it's very bad. I hope you will understand my problem. I'm working on Yocto dizzy and I'm trying to manage Wi-Fi connections. On my board I have a wf111 module. When I ...
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linux wifi: how to detect the "connecting" state of an interface?

On Linux, is there a (low level) way to know if a wireless interface is currently trying to connect to a network? I failed to find something useful in this respect in /sys/class/net/<iface>/...
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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 use ...
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Rapsbery Pi stretch lite not connecting to WiFi Network

I am running the latest November release of Raspian Stretch Lite on my Pi. I created a /etc/network/interfaces file with this information whenever I plug in my USB wifi dongle into the USB interface ...
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How do you find possible values for freq_list and/or scan_freq in wpa_supplicant.conf?

The wpa_supplicant.conf file can have parameters freq_list and scan_freq. How do I find what are the possible values for either or both of these parameters? freq_list=5500 5520 ... scan_freq=5500 ...
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Debian can not connect to one specific wifi

I'm using following command to connect to any wifi network: wpa_supplicant -c"/path/to/configfile" -Dwext -iwlp2s0 This command worked countless times and is also working right now. But I'm no ...
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What is wpa_supplicant p2p correct behavior?

I have two Android devices - say, A and B. Also I use Kali Linux device KL with wpa_cli running. Both A and B just booted, Wi-Fi on, no any apps that may affect experiment are installed. When I run ...
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wi-fi p2p peers discovery downgrades wlan bandwidth

When I initiate wi-fi peers discovery by p2p_find command in wpa_cli (wlan is the only interface) network bandwidth sugnifically slows. Tried it on Android Lollipop and Kali Linux, both are affected. ...
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how to delete SSID data from Debian wifi interface?

I have Debian distribution and when I want to reset the WIFI connection I run the following command: ifconfig wlan0 down and I also delete the wpasupplicant.conf file but when starting the network ...
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wpa_cli lost connection to wpa_supplicant after starting armon-ng

On Kali Linux I have wpa_supplicant and wpa_cli running on wlan0. When I run $ airmon-ng start wlan0 wlan0mon interface being created in place of wlan0, and wpa_cli shows Connection to ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Ad-Hoc Wireless network with wpa_supplicant/WPA2 configuration

I need help with securing Ad-Hoc network with wpa_supplicant. I've been trying to setup Ad-Hoc wireless network between Raspberry PIs 3 using the onboard WiFi adapter. pi@raspberrypi3bare:~ $ iw ...
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wpa_supplicant roaming to better signal

I have a router (with access pont) and an access point connected using an ethernet cable. Both access points have the same SSID, password, encryption,... I tried to use the wpa_supplicant package. ...
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