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 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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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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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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After upgrade to 15.10 Wifi to a corporate network (WPA2) is not working anymore

Last Friday I updated to Ubuntu 15.10. At that moment I was connected to a corporate network with Wifi. After upgrade it is not working anymore. Configuration for the wifi connection: Security: WPA ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wireless stops working soon after computer start when using WPA2 encryption

I'm having a weird problem with my computer where my wifi stops working some time after my computer starts up. The only way to get it working again is to restart my computer. I know the problem is not ...
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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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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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Can't connect to WPA Enterprise wifi after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04, I can't connect to my university's wifi (eduroam), which uses WPA2 Enterprise security. I'm certain the passwords and settings are all correct, and I had no ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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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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 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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Can't connect to wpa2-enterprise networks like eduroam with certificate in 15.10

With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I had no problem connecting to the different networks of my university, for example eduroam and others that use the same configuration. The configuration is the following: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't connect to WiFI after upgrade to 15.10, aka dreaded WPA2 Enterprise/PEAP nightmare

Cannot connect to my school's WiFi network after an upgrade to Kubuntu 15.10 WPA2 Enterprise PEAP no certificate Network manager keeps asking for password (even though it has been supplied), but ...
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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 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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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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Wireless setting -WPA2 Enterprise

I'm setting my wireless environment. I have to use WPA2 Enterprise with PEAP and have to use AES encryption. But I can't find where encryption config is. (MS-Windows has the option) How can I config ...
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WPA2 Enterprise with TTLS and PAP on ubuntu-touch

I am tyring to connect to a WPA2 enterprise wireless network (not eduroam) using my ubuntuphone. Under settings I can enter all the information (as before in android) but the button Connect stays ...
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Wifi is frequently disconnecting

The Wifi is frequently disconnecting in Ubuntu 15.04. My Wireless interface of Ubuntu is RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe When wifi is disconnected, on iwconfig I got the following eth0 no ...
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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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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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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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PEAP WPA disconnects

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 and everytime i connect to my university's PEAP/WPA2 wifi, it disconnects immediately. system-ca-cert=true was not present inside the conf file in ...
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Connecting to wifi wpa2 with OMAP4460

I have a OMAP4460 SoC with Ubuntu 12 installed, and I am trying to connect to my home wifi network which is hidden and has WPA2 encryption. I tried many tutorials, and each time I get the same error: ...
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ubuntu 14.04: cannot connect to WiFi using TLS and WPA2 Enterprise with certificate

After the latest updates to my Ubuntu 14.04 I can no longer connect to corporate WiFi using TLS and WPA2 Enterprise with certificate. I did some research, and this bug (for Ubuntu 15.04) is the ...
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Unable to connect to hotspot unless I setup for open access

I purchased a USB wifi adapter (TL-WN822N) that supports AP mode because my built-in wifi adapter doesn't support AP. Terminal command iw list shows AP mode being available on the USB adapter. I ...
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Problem connection to wpa2-enterprise networks using MSCHAPv2

OS-details: kubuntu version 15.10 64 bit KDE Plasma version :5.4.2 kernel version : 4.2.0-16-generic yair@yair-ThinkPad-T420:~$ lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 00:19.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Intel ...
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How to connect to WPA enterprise on Ubuntu MATE? [duplicate]

My college uses WPA & WPA 2 enterprise security for their WiFi network which requires a username and password. I enter these yet i get disconnected after a few seconds. Has anyone else had this ...
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Tunneled TLS WI-FI connection on Ubuntu 15.04 does not work

I am trying to connect to a Wi-Fi connection on Ubuntu 15.04. The connection uses WPA & WPA2 Enterprise, Tunneled TLS authentication, MSCHAPv2 as Inner authentication. I was able to connect with ...
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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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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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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 ...