Shortning of Wireless Protected Access, form of security for wireless networks.

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Internet connection problem - Broadcom + Lenovo Ideapad + Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux/Ubuntu, and I'd like some help with setting up wifi with it. I have a broadcom wireless router (Broadcom Corporation BCM4312). This is the config: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet ...
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WPA supplicant ERROR WPA: 4-Way Handshake failed in WiFi Direct setup

I am trying to set up WiFi Direct between two linux machines. I am using Atheros 9k cards to set up the connections. I have a problem in the process which I hope you guys can help me. When I run WPA ...
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WPA_GUI only works as root

WPA_gui will only work if I run it as root. I know I need to change its permissions but I cannot figure out where or to what. I have tried adding the user to the NetDev group but that did not work. ...
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WiFi authentication problem - a common issue?

I have a small form factor PC that I rescued from being thrown out by work, and I had the idea to try Linux on it (I am experienced with hardware etc. but completely new to Linux). It's an Ideq 210v ...
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Can't get wifi-direct to work, using wpa_supplicant

So, I wanted to have wifi direct on my laptop so I followed the instructions on this Askubuntu post to compile and install wpa-supplicant 2.1. When I run wpa_supplicant as advised in kernel.org it ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 And Ubuntu 13.10 both show WPA Supplicant error?

Why am I getting this error. How do I fix it? sudo lshw -C network *-network description: Wireless interface product: AR9485 Wireless Network Adapter vendor: ...
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Is there a way to make Ubuntu “forget” a network connection? [duplicate]

Is there a file or something that holds the data for the internet connections?
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Generating WPA/WPA2 Key in linux bash?

How can I generate a new random wpa/wap2 key in the linux terminal? I tried pwgen but this is not generating hexadecimal values.
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Wireless router crashes when connecting from Ubuntu only

I bought an Acer M3-481. I am running 12.04 64 Bit with an Atheros Wifi Module. My WLAN router to which I'm trying to connect to is a Thomson TWG850 device. It seems that this device crashes every ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Personal Wifi 64 character Hex

Can anyone please explain why the password field for personal WPA wifi changed to only accept 63 characters instead of 64 character Hex. There was no problem with this in 12.04 LTS. Surely this isn't ...
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Unable to use WPA security when using laptop as hotspot with an Intel 3945ABG

When I use my laptop running Ubuntu 12.04 as hotspot, I am only allowed to use WEP security instead of WPA. I dual boot Ubuntu with Windows on this laptop and when I use Windows to create the ...
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How do I connect to a WPA wifi network using the command line?

So basically, I'd like to use iwconfig to connect to my wifi network when I'm not inside X. But I just don't see a way to do it in the man page. Any idea?