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Connecting WAN and LAN ports of the same wireless router

I'm having a bit of a hard time understanding what your setup is exactly. A diagram/drawing could help. Based on my assumption of what your setup might look like, one setup I can think of is one I ...
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Connecting WAN and LAN ports of the same wireless router

PPPoE works by transferring PPP packages over Ethernet, as the name implies. This "over ethernet" is literal - your FTTH modem is a media converter and passive Ethernet switch and whatever ...
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Connecting WAN and LAN ports of the same wireless router

A short cable connects the WAN and a LAN port of the router, and another cable connects another LAN port to the modem. All the 'LAN' ports are connected internally like an Ethernet switch: what goes ...
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Wireless connection not showing up after fresh install Debian 12 (Gnome)

I have finally found a solution here. I upgraded kernel using backports and it worked. But still I was not able to connect to home Wifi which led me to this. I made minor changes to /etc/modprobe.d/...
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Why should I keep an ASUS-BE device away from 802.11g or 20MHz only Wi-Fi devices?

Since the transmission power (TX power) of a device does not change as the channel width increases, 20MHz-only devices will have the strongest signal compared to 40/80/160/320MHz devices. Also, ...
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How to remove an empty, unselectable printer in Windows 11 that shows "Driver is unavailable"

posting here because I happened to have this exact same issue and found the solution on another thread: https://www.elevenforum.com/t/remove-a-printer-with-driver-not-available.9461/post-294364 The ...
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Why does one laptop require closer proximity to printer than another?

The most likely cause is simple: the wireless radio and antenna design in the laptops differs, and this impacts how and where these laptops can reliably connect to the network broadcast by the printer....
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Do access points overwhelm the main router?

It depends on what exactly is being measured. Wi-Fi clients connected to access points don't count when it comes to measuring radio capacity (assuming they're all on different channels or sufficiently ...
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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?

To force use 2.4GHZ band or 5GHZ Band. Go to device manager, select Wifi adapter. Go to properties > Advanced > Preferrable band . Then select either 5GHZ or 2.4GHZ. Image for the same: If you ...
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Running soft AP and bridge mode on laptop for legacy connections, connection fails

I found the cause of my problem : my old Belkin adapter wasn’t performing well in AP mode. I switched wireless adapters’ roles, putting the Belkin in charge of the domestic Wifi side and the ...
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How to disable Realtek logging to a file?

I found the hidden service as a culprit. It was named "WiFi Manager" as if it was responsible for internet connectivity. It was confusingly named "Realtek Wireless Manager Service."...
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Linksys RE7000 Advanced Setup

To access the Linksys RE7000 Setup, then open the web browser and type the extender.linksys.com web address in the browser bar. Now enter the admin credentials on the login window and you will reach ...
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USB 2.0 WiFi Adapter Speed Interpretation

While you are indeed limited to an average data rate of 480MBps, the over-air data rate could indeed be 867Mbps. They are two distinct links. From your computer to your wifi card will only manage ...
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How to configure 802.1X EAP-TLS on macOS

Background: settings like this need to be configured with a "Configuration Profile" -- basically, an XML file with settings in a specific format, and a .mobileconfig extension. Usually, you'...
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Can my employer track files if I copy files saved in my computer to my local network storage?

If it's a computer that belongs to a domain (AD, LDAP etc) I would not copy any files anywhere if it isn't explicitly allowed by your company. Also, as @harrymc pointed out, there can be a software ...
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Does Kernel Driver backports from the later version to the older version still works?

Backporting is not a magic one-click thing. It means for a developer to read the new code, understand what it does, and then do the same with the old software (Linux kernel in this case) version. ...
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What do WiFi power saving modes (energy saving modes) on computers (esp laptops) really mean?

The comments reflect sources that are apparently exclusively concerned with battery-powered devices, and saving energy in batteries. But not all devices are battery-powered; and the power save ...
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Bluetooth Driver file corrupt or replaced

I did everything I could and finally managed to: identify the problem a little bit better and then solve it (the dirty way). I removed the Intel Bluetooth driver (it was the one messing up the whole ...
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How to find a good WiFi router setup for my situation

Here is a link to what eventually solved the problem for me. Although WiFi chips in devices are supposed to be able to find the best access point to a network they are trying to connect to, this ...
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How to find a good WiFi router setup for my situation

tldr: You just need a reasonably boring router that supports AP mode (for wired connections) or a mesh setup, rather than a mesh kit. Prosumer brands might also be an option. I'm not really going to ...
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