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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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How to use certain network interface cards for certain tasks

On my computer I have access to two different networks. The main one (through the wireless NIC) is the one I need to be on 90% of the time. However I also have a USB to ethernet adapter that connects ...
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How can I turn my CentOS laptop into a wireless signal repeater?

So, I have a laptop with CentOS 6.9 (i686 arch), I need to receive the internet signal through the wi-fi adapter and repeat it to the ethernet cable, how can I do this? Is there any way to do it?
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WiFi Turns off when Ethernet plugged in

HP Elitebook 840 G2. When Ethernet is plugged in, The wifi disconnects. The adaptor remains enabled, but Windows says 'WiFi Turned off'. Clicking the WiFi option seems to turn it back on again for ...
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WiFi USB adapter works in just one slot of my laptop

I have a TP-Link WiFi USB adapter (model: TP-WN725N) which I use with a low end HP laptop (model HP 650, four years old). The OS of the laptop is Debian 9.4. I used to plug the WiFi adapter to the ...
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Smart devices only connect to main router

I have this weird issue and don't know whats causing it. When I try to connect smart devices like AC, lamp to the WiFi using my phone some of them connect but don't work, and some of them don't ...
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Why some of the android apps doesn't work on Wifi [migrated]

Why some of my android apps doesn't work on Wifi when all other apps work fine. And these apps work on Mobile Data but not on my Home wifi. These apps work when I switch 'Airplane Mode - On' and ...
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Done everything to forward ports, still closed

I'm on Linux Mint 18.3 with a wireless router given by my ISP provider and I've been trying port forwarding to no avail. This is a problem that I've had for a long time. Among other things, netstat -...
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Distribute wifi to other building [on hold]

I need distribute wifi from home (wifi antenna) to other building (smartphone). Path between buildings 200m, brick walls, line of sight, but smartphone inside the room. It is possible? And which ...
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Create a Wifi hotspot from ethernet connection

My wifi is not working, but I can access internet via ethernet cable. How can I make a hotspot with this connection? Is there some device I can use? I have tried searching on Amazon with the terms I ...
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Replacement for Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 searched [on hold]

Which wireless card would be a replacement for a Intel Dual Band Wireless-N 7260 card? This network adapter drops the signal several times a day. Tried a lot of options which did not solve the problem....
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actual repeater vs router-as-repeater

I'm considering buying a range extender to my room. Now, I know you can buy repeaters - which do solely that. I know I can also buy a router and set it to repeater mode. But what I couldn't find ...
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Accessing devices across a LAN-WAN cascading

Reference Image (dont consider the purple line): I bought a TL-WR940N to use as "Router 2" (R2), setted its internal LAN range to 192.168.13.x while the "super" network "Router 1" (R1) the range is ...
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Comparing two broadband options (LTE with wireless router and DSL with a wired router) [on hold]

As my question before was a bit weird (no definite answer could be given), I try it to formulate my question differently: When comparing these two options: 30-40 Mbit/s download speed (LTE), but ...
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How big is the impact of a wireless router being a shared medium and half duplex? [on hold]

When comparing these two options: 30-40 Mbit/s download speed (LTE), but with a wireless router. 20 Mbit/s download speed (DSL), with a wired router (4 GigEthernet Ports) How big is the impact of ...
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Pfsense openvpn cannot reach a remote private IP via tunnel

I am trying to reach to a private ip address on a specific port from my production network. 1) I connect from my home to production network via openvpn(configured on pfsense), gets IP 192.168.4.31 2)...

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