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Questions tagged [wireless-networking]

Also known as WiFi. This tag should be used when asking home WiFi networking questions or connecting your personal computer to a public network. Questions about enterprise or corporate wireless networks are off topic.

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Losing all of my bandwidth between main and “switch” router

My parents live in a house where one router just can't supply the entire space with wifi. To resolve this, we use a D-Link router that was lying around in "glorified switch" mode. That sounds ...
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Brother MFC-L2700DW does not print from Ubuntu 16.4 LTS

I have a Brother MFC-L2700DW. I am trying to set it up on my Linux Ubuntu 16.4. I have installed the driver, and the printer appears in settings. It is also connected via my wireless router, and I can ...
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System not working as expected after switching system from Ubuntu to Debian

So I decided to switch from Ubuntu to Debian last night, but I've had a slew of problems and mistakes. The laptop is a Lenovo E580, and OS I have in installed is Linux buster/sid x86_64, according to ...
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Some home devices won't connect to the Internet unless the router is restarted

I've been using the CBN CH7466CE router provided by Vodafone for more than 2 years now. The router normally serves 2 phones (iOS and Android), 3 laptops (2x macOS, 1x Windows), and a smart-tv. Since I ...
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Could not remove WiFi adapter kernel module; Linux hangs

I am using openSUSE Leap 15.0 (64-bit, kernel version 4.12.14-lp150.12.25-default) with KDE Plasma Desktop (version 5.12.6), all updates applied after installation. I am using a TP-Link T2U wireless ...
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Crux: could not set interface up (RTL8723BE)

I set up a crux linux installation with the 4.19.9 kernel. Linux pinetree 4.19.9 #2 SMP Sat Dec 15 07:13:29 CET 2018 x86_64 Intel(R) Pentium(R) CPU N3700 @ 1.60GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux I tried to ...
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Network Connections: Cannot Load Dialog. Error 623: The system could not find the phone book entry for this connection

A few months back I tried using a VPN to access my school's software through a virtual machine. It looks like this is no longer possible so I removed the connection, but I'm always getting the error ...
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Which kinds of Wi-Fi networks cause Windows to automatically uncheck the “Automatically Connect” checkbox within the Network and Sharing Center?

When connecting to certain Wi-Fi networks (mainly in public places or when performing the initial setup of a wireless-based device), I've noticed that the "Connect Automatically" checkbox is ...
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Can't forward internet via to wlan via eth | iptables restore command not working

I have a NanoPi M1 Plus device with Ubuntu OS in it which I am using it as a router. The device is getting the internet via ethernet cable (eth0 interface) and the WiFi AP is provided via interface ...
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Wifi stops working 2 mins after startup; must manually disconnect and reconnect to work every time (Windows 10)

I am using Windows 10, and my Wifi has never given me any problems until a forced update about 3 weeks ago. Ever since then, when the computer boots up, the internet would work for about 2 minutes, ...
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SSHing into a RasPi while an openVPN connection is active for all IPs not within the local 10.0.0.* network

I would like to be able to SSH into my raspi; which I can do so over the wlan0 interface if it simplifies things. All other connections Id like to be routed through an openvpn connection at interface ...
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How can I view data usage on my home network? [duplicate]

My ISP has a 1TB cap on my usage and we nearly hit that cap or go over each month. I want to be able to see some data on this so I can see what is using the data and what the device/network is calling ...
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Laptop locks up ONLY when on my home wifi network

Dell laptop solid state drive running Windows 10 Home. I travel every week for work to different places and I am on multiple public and other private networks every week - company networks, public ...
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Secondary D-Link DIR 600 Connects via Ethernet, but not via Wireless

I'm running an old D-Link DIR 600 v. B2 as a secondary router for a VPN connection. I'm in the Philippines and my primary router is a cellular router called a SmartBro LTE Home. It has a single ...
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Two Ubiquiti UniFi WAP on same network, Windows 10 /only/ connecting to WAP on other side of apartment

I am at my wits' end here with this WAP issue. We have two Ubiquiti UniFi WAPs in our apartment and until quite recently my laptop has been connecting to the one that is 5 feet above it on the ceiling....

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