Questions tagged [wpa-supplicant]

wpa_supplicant is a free software implementation of an IEEE 802.11i supplicant for Linux, FreeBSD, NetBSD and Microsoft Windows. In addition to being a full-featured WPA2 supplicant, it also implements WPA and older wireless LAN security protocols.

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Passpoint/Hostspot2.0 support in network-manager?

I've a passpoint setup . I can seamlessly connect to it using android and iOS device using profiles. For my ubuntu 20.04, I can connect to it using wpa_supplicant but it disturbs network-manager. For ...
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Wireless Authentication Problem [20.04]

Wireless Authentication Problem on Ubuntu 20.04 Issue Description: I am unable to connect to any wireless network, so far I have tested 3 networks on both 5, and 2.4GHz bands. Every test I have ...
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Not able to connect to wifi with my usb wifi adapter

I am using ubuntu server 20.04 and I don't have a lan connection as I am using my old pc as a server. I have a usb wifi adapter but am unable to connect to my wifi with it. when I type iwconfig I see ...
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Boot error: wpa_supplicant dbus_property=? on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

My system boots fine and Network Manager kicks in when I log in and my wifi connects, but I get the following boot errors in my journalctl -b wpa_supplicant[6756]: dbus: fill_dict_with_properties ...
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dhclient disconnects after few seconds

I have been fighting with the interface of my ubuntu 16 lts server to connect to a wifi on startup. Currently I connect using wpa_supplicant and dhclient. If I do both manually, I get connected ...
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Auto Connect to WPA Personal WiFi on startup | Ubuntu Server 18.04

I've set up Ubuntu Server 18.04.4 LTS on a PC to install a medical software for use in my clinic in Ethiopia. I wanted to connect it to a WPA Personal wireless network. Since I don't have an Ethernet ...
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Permanently STOP wpa_supplicant on Ubuntu 18.04

I just started an AWS Ubuntu 18.04 instance using their default image. I was surprised to see this process running: $ ps auxww | grep wpa root 792 0.0 0.2 45232 5380 ? Ss 15:43 0:...
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No way to stop wpa_supplicant when shutdown Kubuntu

I'm a beginner on Linux. And I have installed Kubuntu, did the updates, but I can't shutdown cleanly (I have to shut down manually). When I shutdown Kubuntu, I get a black screen with kubuntu's logo ...
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WPA Enterprise (PEAP - MSCHAPv2) on Ubuntu 18.04

As many of us know, wpa_supplicant has a bug that afflicts the wpa-enterprise (PEAP - MSCHAPv2) to disconnect frequently. In my experience the wifi went down and retried to reconnect randomly making ...
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wpa_supplicant only works with wext driver

Does this mean there is a problem with the 8812au driver (which is an externally compiled driver)? Or is wpa_supplicant bad? When I use nl80211 I see: wpa_supplicant[1358]: Successfully ...
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New tp-link AC600 wireless USB does not work

I am struggeling to bring up a tp-link AC600 Archer T2U nano USB wireless adapter. I run a ubuntu eoan with kernel 5.3.0-42-generic First I installed the latest 8812au driver with dkms. Now I have # ...
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What is the “DIR” in wpa_supplicant.conf file?

To connect a linux machine to a wifi hotspot automatically through command line interface, it is needed to configure the file located at /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf While looking at the ...
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How to connect with Ubuntu 18.04 to WPA3?

After researching and not coming to a solution or idea, I am going to ask the community here. Is it possible to upgrade packages in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS to connect with NetworkManager from the GUI to ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 cannot connect to UniFi Wi-Fi access points

I can connect to any Wi-Fi networks except for my company corporate Wi-Fi (using UniFi access points). Running Ubuntu 19.10, wpasupplicant 2.9-1ubuntu2. Wi-Fi chip: Broadcom BCM4350 I tried with a TP-...
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Issues with WiFi under WPA2 Ubuntu 18.04

On my work I have a protected WiFi network and a guest one. For some reason, I can't connect to the protected one it just asks for login password and doesn't connect. I googled for a solution but not ...
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Is there a way to set miracast over infrastructure mode for p2p interface

Hi all I just wanted to know is it possible to enable a p2p-dev-wlan0(p2p interface) for miracast over infrastructure mode. I think from wpa_cli we can set ap_vendor_elements to append the beacon and ...
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Cannot connect to an enterprise WiFi network after an upgrade to Ubuntu 19.10

The network uses PEAP authentication with MSCHAPv2. During a connection attempt, the following is added to /var/log/syslog: Oct 28 18:03:41 morozov wpa_supplicant[887]: EAP-MSCHAPV2: Authentication ...
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systemd-networkd DHCP ethernet configuration using wpa_supplicant for eap-tls

I am having trouble making a connection to internal corporate network on my Raspberry Pi3. I currently have Ubuntu Server 19.10 installed and am using NetPlan to manage the systemd.networkd ...
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Ask wpa-supplicant to reconfigure my interface

I have configured my computer to be a WiFi Access Point when it boots, with hostapd and isc-dhcp-server. The purpose is to be able to connect it to remote controller, so it does not provide internet ...
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after ubuntu 19.10 upgrade, Wifi network-manager not working

I have Dell m3800 with intel wireless 7260. I upgraded laptop from Ubuntu 19.04 to 19.10 via do-release-upgrade and network-manager no longer works. My network card is fine if I boot into Windows or ...
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Sudo hangs indefinitely after killing wpa_supplicant

I was trying to pen test a wifi, so I should’ve killed a wpa_supplicant process. So I killed it and after that I tried to run “sudo wpa_cli” but it just hanged my terminal, I tried Ctrl+C, but no ...
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wpa_supplicant is floading journal

I have access to an guest connection to my neighbor Wlan. The Signal is week and sometimes I loose my internet connection. This i accept. but wpa_supplicant fills my journal with wpa_supplicant[983]: ...
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Show WiFi List and Connect WiFi from command line interface in Ubuntu 16.04

I use ubuntu 16.04. I have design one webpage,in webpage They show wifi list Then I select one wifi network and enter password of this network. So I will make 2 scripts,they running in background on ...
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WiFi Adapter not found after update yesterday

I updated my laptop yesterday and when I started it today, it couldn't find any WiFi. It doesn't have any Ethernet port so I can't do any wired connections. As far as I can see from the history log, ...
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How do I use iwd in Ubuntu 19.04?

I'd like to replace wpa_supplicant with iwd and use it for my wifi networking. This is so that I can use and test Network Manager using iwd. I can't seem to find instructions around relating to ...
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Wi-fi stops after a while working. Issues related to supplicant network-manager

After a couple of hours of use my wifi disconnects. While the network is working, if I do sudo service network-manager status There's no issue at all. The device (wlo1) activation is "successful, ...
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Issue Connecting to WPA/WPA2 Enterprise Wifi Connection in Kubuntu 19.04

The wifi connection in question is my university wifi. The authentication method is PEAP/MSCHAPv2. The wifi used to work before this summer. However currently trying to connect to it keeps it in a ...
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BCM4356 sees the network, but is unable to connect to WPA & WPA2 Personal using Ubuntu 18.04

I have tried the recommendations by several users with issues using Broadcom BCM4356 Wifi Modules to no luck. Looking for additional advice and I appreciate the feedback in advance. Below is what I ...
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WIFI connection drops randomly but regularly

My WIFI connection using Centrino Wireless-N 2230 with Ubuntu 18.04 drops randomly but regularly since weeks. In this state the wireless symbol changed into a questionmark - indicating a stale ...
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What to do after P2P-INVITATION-RECEIVED in wpa_supplicant?

I am trying to implement Wifi-display in linux. My wpa_supplicant config contains config_methods=display pbc . Some android devices is sending P2P-INVITATION-RECEIVED with unkown-Network and go-dev-...
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Some journalctl ERRORS

I've been having some error shown on journalctl -b -p err command output, could you guys shed some light on how I could solve them and explain the reason behind them? For those who can't load the ...
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CPU Frequency Error. Ubuntu on Raspberry Pi

I have Ubuntu 18.04.1 installed on my Raspberry Pi and two USB devices attached: One small bluetooth adapter and one small Wifi adapter. I am connecting to the wifi network with wpa_supplicant like ...
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After disconnecting from wifi I must “killall wpa_supplicant” before I can reconnect

Everytime I disable wifi or lose connection to that network I must do a "killall wpa_supplicant" before I can reconnect. If I don't do that, the system keeps saying "[my-chosen-wifi-point] is ...
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wireless connection only after power off

I am have strange problems to enable wifi on my box. Basically I have a network minimal install plus wpa_supplicant and a wireless usb stick. Within /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf there is: ...
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Cannot connect Kubuntu 18.04 to Enterprise WPA2 PEAP authentication

I'm having trouble connecting to my institution's wifi on Kubuntu 18.04. The laptop I'm using can connect just fine when using Windows 10. I can also connect using my username and password on my ...
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Get disconnected from hostapd AP after association

I am trying to connect to a hostapd AP. The AP is a router (TP-LINK TALON AD7200) that is flashed to run OpenWrt firmware. When I run the command hostapd hostapd_wlan2.conf the output is: root@TALON:...
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Cannot downgrade wpa_supplicant to fix Wi-Fi connection to a corporate network (WPA2/PEAP with no CA certificate) in Ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04 (clean install, full wipe). Now I can no longer connect to the corporate network at my office (perhaps related to these bugs: bug 1, bug 2). What ...
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wpa_supplicant not working properly on ubuntu 16.04

sudo iw wlp2s0 link [sudo] password for aadesh: Connected to f0:3e:90:38:76:d8 (on wlp2s0) SSID: RAM freq: 2472 RX: 4191824 ...
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Ubuntu 16.04, WPA Enterprise TLS on WiFi: unable to browse private key

On Ubuntu 16.04, for setting up a WiFi access under WPA Enterprise TLS, generated a PEM RSA private key as follows: $ cd ~/.wifi_certificates $ keyPassPhrase="$(pwgen -snc1 16)" $ echo "key=${...
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Upgrading wpa_supplicant to 2.6 manually on Ubuntu 17.10

I've been trying to find an easy detailed instruction on how to upgrade the wpa_supplicant either using a script or something, or manually. I am currently running with the 2.4 version, which does have ...
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Wifi Not Working On Ubuntu 17.10 Because Of The WPA_Supplicant 2.4

The Wifi in my ASUS x552C was working fine at home on the Ubuntu 17.10, but as soon as I came to the university and connected to their Wifi by following some procedures, with the last procedure of ...
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ifup fails to bring up interface every other time

I am getting strange issue where ifup fails every other run. Here is the output as you can see it is in the pattern of fail, success, fail etc...: bakalolo@User1:~/bashScripts$ sudo ifdown wlp3s0 &...
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Suspend not working - help needed to debug

Since the past couple of days, each time I try to suspend my system, my laptop immediately resumes from suspend. I'm not sure what the exact error is. I also noticed, that since this problem began, ...
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Can't get wifi working on Ubuntu 16.04

I've been digging through this but I can't seem to figure out why I can't get wifi working on my fresh install of 16.04 server. (And just for the record - it is super irritating that wifi works fine ...
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Not able to suspend because of Failed to connect to non-global ctrl_ifname: (nil) error: No such file or directory

I recently updated to Ubuntu 17.10 and, we I try to suspend, I have this in /var/log/syslog : Nov 3 03:24:29 oscar systemd[1]: Reached target Sleep. Nov 3 03:24:29 oscar systemd[1]: Starting ...
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Suddenly connection via wpa_supplicant fails without obvious reason

Straight forward wifi client to infra AP connectivity by using wpa_supplicant (network-manager is not installed) wpa_cli -iwlan0 add_network 1 wpa_cli -iwlan0 set_network 1 ssid '"myssid"' OK wpa_cli ...
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Adjust timeperiod for background scanning? [duplicate]

is it possible to adjust the automatic background scanning timeperiod? I want to decrease the time period. Thanks.
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wpa_supplicant working on specific channel for 802.11ac

I have QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter in my laptop which runs Ubuntu 16.10 with Linux Kernel Version 4.13. The wireless adapter uses ath10k driver. I am trying to set the laptop to work as ...
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can't connect to wireless after set static ip

i'm using ubuntu 16.04 and i was not able to see wifi options in gui,then it suddenly change the wifi wave icon to this ↑↓ icon.Then i decided to set static ip for it by modifying the /etc/network/...
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Wireless Connection Issue with rt2800usb dongle 17.04

I have been having issues connecting to Wi-Fi using a wireless dongle with the rt3572 chip-set. I am running Kubuntu 17.04 kernel version 4.10.0-19, the driver version for the rt2800usb is 2.3.0. ...