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

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Can't connect to wifi because the password is short

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I can't connect to a specific wpa password-protected wifi network because that password is less then 8 characters . I tried to connect by terminal using wpa_supplicant but ...
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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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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?