Wpa2 is a replacement for Wpa1 and stands for Wi-Fi Protected Access II. It is a security protocol used to secure wireless networks and was introduced by the Wi-Fi Alliance.

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Wifi is frequently disconnecting

After I changed the Wifi security from WEP to WPA2, Wifi is frequently disconnecting in Ubuntu 15.04. Most times a restart is required to get reconnected. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 ...
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how to connect to a wifi (wpa/wpa2) in ubuntu server 14.04 [duplicate]

I just isntalle ubuntu server 14.04.2, in the installation process i could easily choose the network name from a list and typed the password. After the installation i saw that Im not connected to the ...
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Trouble with WPA-EAP wireless network connection with Sony Vaio VPC-EA43FX [duplicate]

Just installed Linux and connects fine to the wireless network at home which is a typical WPA network. The problem though is at my work where the network there is WPA Enterprise with Protected EAP. On ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Connecting wifi with WPA2 and failed VPN

This is odd, I recently received a new modem with built in wifi from my service provider. On the old router I was running WEP, now I am running WPA2-PSK (AES). I kept my old wifi router up as backup. ...
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Get Wifi Password Into Ubuntu Touch

So tonight I flashed my Nexus 7 with Ubuntu Touch, however I'm having an issue. My wireless is protected with a 63 character WPA2 password. Whenever I try typing it in manually and hit "Connect" ...
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Eduroam (WPA2 wifi) connection inconcsistent with Ubuntu 14.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04. To access my universities network eduroam another application is needed. I believe it just changes the network connection to what is necessary. However, when I use ...
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cannot connect to wpa2/wpa enterprise withou tcertificate [duplicate]

i have already talked to the network administrater and they do not have/require a certificate to log into the server. however it keeps having a infinate loop asking for a certificate and my ...
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Creating a WPA2 Enterprise Connection On Ubuntu Touch

I've recently flashed ubuntu touch onto a nexus 7. Its great, but i can't get it to connect to the WPA2 Enterprise network that is the main source of internet in my university (specifically eduroam). ...
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Can not connect to router with WPA2 Enterprise

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I am not able to connect to my WiFi which is encrypted with WPA2 and requires username and password and proxy My laptop configuration: Lenovo ideapad Z-570 OS(x64)- ...
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WPA2-Personal Wireless issues

I've been having a major struggle getting my machine connected to my personal network at home. Here is my current setup: I have a Lenovo5536 running Ubuntu server 14.04. I cannot use Ethernet to ...
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Unable to connect to my college WPA enterprise network

I moved from Windows 8 to Ubuntu 14.04 last week. I could able to connect to my Internet from my home. But, when I tried to connect to college network, I'm repeatedly asked for either Certificate and ...
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WPA2 Personel very slow on Ubuntu 14.04

I have an up to date Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). My wifi connection is very slow when I connect to a WPA2 Personel access point. here my wifi card ref: Broadcom Corporation BCM43227 802.11b/g/n ...
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Setting up wireless (WPA2) on ubuntu server 14.04

To start off with, I'm really new to using linux so, if possible, be descriptive in your responses. I really want to learn but don't have a big knowledge-base on the subject. I'm sorry if I missed to ...
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unable to connect to a wireless network created with hostapd on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have created hostapd network. In configuration file hostapd.conf I enabled WAP2 with the wpa_passphrase=passphrase. but when I try to connect from a device to this network, am getting an error ...
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Repeated 'authentication required' for wifi

I recently upgraded to 14.04 and over the last few days, I'm having frustrating problems while connecting to my home wifi network, one I've been connecting to without a problem (with earlier Ubuntu ...
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Xubuntu 12.10 wifi won't connect to wpa2 enterprise network

I have dual boot win7 and Xubuntu 12.10. The wifi works perfectly in win7, and in Xubuntu except for Wpa2 enterprise encrypted network. I had followed the settings for ca-certificate and other specs ...
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Not able to connect to university wireless network [closed]

I am trying to connect to the University network which uses WPA with 802.1x PEAP authentication. I try logging in using my university credentials but I just keep getting back the authentication dialog ...
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Cannot connect using wpa_supplicant

I have set up a usb wifi dongle ( Ralink 148f:7601 ) and now I want to connect with it to my router. I am using the following commands : $ wpa_passphrase "SSID" "password" then copy the psk I ...
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What are the command-line alternatives to Network Manager (nm-cli), Wicd (wicd-curses), wpa_supplicant for managing wireless? [closed]

OK, I know that I am crossing out the most popular choices out there, but there is a reason for that. I am working on a BeagleBone Black running an ultra light version of Ubuntu 13.04 and I currently ...
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Wireless (WPA2) keeps asking for password

I am on Ubuntu 14.04 (i686). I read that there is one or more reported bugs related to this issue. I do not know if they are fixed as they appear to be in 11.10. Here is HW info and what I have ...
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How do i connect to a hidden wifi network in kubuntu 13.10?

I just installed Kubuntu 13.10 on a laptop. I was trying to connect to a hidden Wi-Fi network with WPA2 Security and I noticed there is no way to connect to it from the Network Manager. I can't ...
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How do I connect to a WiFi network using wicd?

I am not able to connect to a WiFi network using wicd. My wicd log file is as http://paste.ubuntu.com/6423667/ The configuration I must use is as shown here -> ...
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How do I configure Ubuntu Server to access a WPA2 Enterprise WiFi Access Point?

I am running Ubuntu 13.10 server and would like to be able to access the WiFi in my university using these setting. I have searched through numerous posts and found several configurations, none of ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Can't connect to WPA2 Personal WiFi

Recently moved back to Ubuntu from Mint and discovered that Ubuntu doesn't want to connect to my wifi. It just keeps trying and trying, asking for password time after time $ sudo lspci -vv -s 02:00.0 ...
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Unable to connect to WPA2 Personal

Today I've installed a new Asus RT-N10E router, as I switched from DSL to a cable ISP. Honestly, I can't recall which security settings I used on the previous one. Thing is, that's I want it to be ...
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Ubuntu dosn't connect to WPA Personal, but does WPA Enterprise

I've used Linux a bit, but I'm still a bit new. I've always had this problem, I'm running Xubuntu, but the last distro that I had was also xfce and had this problem too. Basically, I can connect to ...
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Unable to connect to secured wi-fi from Nexus 7 running Ubuntu Touch 13.04

I have put Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7, using MultiROM. But I am unable to connect my Ubuntu Touch tablet to my home wi-fi (WPA2 Personal). After I type in the password and click OK, it shows the list ...
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How can I fix my WPA-EAP certificate problem?

I'm trying to connect my school's WiFi which has WPA-EAP. Everything else can connect to it except my ubuntu machine. I can connect on my HTC ONE X Android, OS X, Windows XP & 7, and iOS devices. ...
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How to connect to wpa2 enterprise mschapv2?

My college internet used to work in 12.04,but now 13.04 refuses to connect to "wpa2 enterprise".
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Ubuntu Server - How to connect to wireless WPA2 personal network?

Connecting to the wireless is relatively simple. After some struggle, you have wifi in your installer. You can install Ubuntu Server and everything is alright. You are ready to boot your new system. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 suddenly cannot connect to WPA2/WPA Personal protected connection. Windows 7 can

I have a laptop with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. I have a Cisco E1200 and when I set it up, it created 2 SSIDs. Let's name them: MyConnection (WPA/WPA2 personal), and MyConnection-Guest (no ...
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Wifi keeps prompting for password

Hey my wifi keeps prompting for the WPA2 password. Is there something that I need to do with Network Manager? Linux version 3.5.0-17-generic (buildd@roseapple) (gcc version 4.7.2 (Ubuntu/Linaro ...
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Connect to a WPA2-Enterprise Connection via CLI (no desktop)

I've finally installed the drivers for my wireless adapter, however, I can't seem to find anything explaining out to connect to a WPA2-Enterprise connection. I've found many WPA/WEP/WPA2 ...
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WICD WPA2-PEAP connection without domain

I'm having trouble connecting to my school's wifi. It uses WPA2-PEAP and TKIP. The instructions for connecting tell me to leave the domain field blank and just enter my user name and password. This ...
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How to get wifi direct( wifi p2p) on my HP DM1 laptop?

I am an Ubuntu newbie. I have a HP DM1 laptop with Ralink RT5390 wifi card. It has the ability to connect on wifi direct with my Nexus 7 in Windows while using latest drivers located at Mediatek site. ...
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Trouble with WPA wifi connection - can connect to wireless networks

Good afternoon, I'm trying to set up wireless on a new install of Ubuntu Desktop 12.10. I am able to connect to "open" wireless networks (I am connected to my house "guest" wifi network right now) - ...
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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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Why does network manager automatically choose WEP over WPA & WPA2?

I am on Ubuntu 12.10 and for some reason my wireless connection is using WEP when it is set to use WPA/WPA2 Personal. Also I should mention that I used to be on 12.04 and was experiencing the ...
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BT Home Hub 2.0

I have used my old BT Home Hub with no problems. But now I have upgraded it and it works fine on my Windows laptop but although Lubuntu sees it, it cannot connect and is stuck on "Obtaining IP ...
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WPA2 enterprise authenticate fail

I installed lubuntu 12.10 on Dell Idea-pad 10-2. This model has Broadcom Corporation BCM4312 802.11b/g LP-PHY (rev 01) as wireless module. I tried to use driver from both ...
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WPA2 authentication fails using USB network devices (Linksys and Rosewill) [closed]

Decided to reduce the clutter in the house and replace a wired connection with a wireless one on my wife's system using USB network device Rosewill RNX-X1. I can see and connect to unprotected ...
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How do I configure my wireless settings for a particular network if all I have are instructions for Windows?

I've been trying to connect to my university's secure wireless network, unfortunately they only provide instructions for Windows users here. I've tried to use the info on these instructions as best I ...
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Linux got IP from DHCP, but still can't connect to WPA2 WIFI

Here I got a problem. I have a Wireless Router which is Buffalo WCR-HP-GN, and I setting a WIFI which use WPA2-PSK authentication and the passphrase encrypted by TKIP. The password is a 9-letter ...
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Password required but dialog won't let me type it

On Ubuntu 2012.04 I open "Connect to Hidden Wireless Network", type the network name, click connect. After a minute the dialog below appears: I can only cancel... not very helpful. Why does the ...
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NetworkManager: “Wireless security” only shows “None”, no way to connect to WPA2 [closed]

Here is how the "Connect to Hidden Wireless Network" dialog used to look with Ubuntu 2011.04: The "Wireless Security" list showed different protocols, including the one I want (WPA & WPA2 ...
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Wifi Connectivity problems when using WPA/WPA2 Encryption

This just seems like a common problem, however I was not able to find a solution on the net. For some reason Ubuntu doesn't like WPA/WPA2 personal encryption. I can connect to the network fine (others ...
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wireless security (wpa + wpa2) passwords not accepted; wireless security = 'none' is functional [closed]

Hi I am new to Linux coming from Mac. I have several macs and formerly windows systems connecting to Netgear wpn824 router wirelessly. I just installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my daughter's Samsung NC-20 ...
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Will an Atheros AR928X work with WPA2?

Basically I need only the answer to above question. Please think of that I am new to linux. For further explanation here is the full story: I have the following problem. My friends notebook (Vista) ...
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Lost wifi connection since i connected ethernet cable

I've had trouble at my office using wifi. The thing is, the wifi network is totally seperate from the office LAN, and i've got to be on wifi if i want to use protocols like ssh or git. I configured ...
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How well does WPA2 support work on an RaLink RT2760?

I found an old post saying that WPA2 is not supported by the RTxxx (Ralink) drivers. Is this statement still accurate for 10.04 LTS server? Is ndiswrapper being used automatically instead? Case ...