Go to advanced search

by MrEngman
Sat May 26, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Crontab doesn't run my .sh script (but script works standalone)
Replies: 5
Views: 52

Re: Crontab doesn't run my .sh script (but script works standalone)

In crontab you probably need to include the directory where your script is. e.g. * * * * * /home/pi/myscript.sh or whatever it actually is.

Read item 2 in the link you posted.
by MrEngman
Tue May 22, 2018 9:26 am
Forum: Python
Topic: iwlist scan maximal refresh rate
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: iwlist scan maximal refresh rate

Hi ProjZ, I think you will find 1 second is about the fastest the scan will run at. The time taken also appears to be dependent on how many APs the scan finds, or what wifi module you do the scan with. I have a Pi 3B+ which has an extra wifi module, an 8188eu module, connected to it. Scanning with t...
by MrEngman
Fri May 18, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Python
Topic: iwlist scan maximal refresh rate
Replies: 6
Views: 160

Re: iwlist scan maximal refresh rate

Ok I guess there is nothing I can do in Python to speed it up. I'm still wondering what is the underlying reason of this slowdown. Anyway thank you very much for your answer Paul Hutch! (Sorry for the long delay by the way) I believe the scan results are saved somewhere when the Pi boots and connec...
by MrEngman
Thu May 17, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Unable to make D-Link DWA-131E1 driver working
Replies: 1
Views: 53

Re: Unable to make D-Link DWA-131E1 driver working

I am trying to get my D-Link WiFi adapter working in my Raspberry Pi 3.( Kernel 4.14.39) .I tried following instructions in many of the previous posts, I understood that I need to install 8192eu driver. I downloaded the zip file from http://downloads.fars-robotics.net/wifi-drivers/8192eu-drivers/81...
by MrEngman
Mon May 14, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: "sudo ifup wlan0" shows "unknown interface wlan0"
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: "sudo ifup wlan0" shows "unknown interface wlan0"

Try these

Code: Select all

sudo ip link set wlan0 down
sudo ip link set wlan0 up
by MrEngman
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: RPI as an acces point with USB wifi dongle PROBLEM
Replies: 10
Views: 212

Re: RPI as an acces point with USB wifi dongle PROBLEM

Hello, I just followed this tutorial on how to make your rpi as an access point. (https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/configuration/wireless/access-point.md) After going through all the steps the pi won't show up on my computer under networks. I followed al the steps but the problem is I am u...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: Nano Line Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 223

Re: Nano Line Numbers

I accidentally enabled line numbers in Nano and I can't replicate it. It seems like I hit <shift>3 or <alt>3, or something close to that keying. It just doesn't work for me when I try to do it deliberately! How do I get nano to show the line numbers? In nano take a look at "Get Help" - cntl-G - on ...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:05 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Cannot set wifi up using ssh: Failed to connect to non-global ctrl_ifname: wlan0
Replies: 4
Views: 177

Re: Cannot set wifi up using ssh: Failed to connect to non-global ctrl_ifname: wlan0

PS: my whole wpa_supplicant.conf content is: ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev update_config=1 network={ ssid = "601" psk = "********" } You need to remove the spaces around the equal signs in the network={..} section to get it to work like ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supp...
by MrEngman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Edimax EW-7811UTC WIFIAC NOT WORKING
Replies: 102
Views: 15476

Re: Edimax EW-7811UTC WIFIAC NOT WORKING

OS is Xbian which is also based on debian. Wouldn't that work? I don't know if it will. I compile the drivers using the source provided by RPF and the last kernel source for raspbian is 4.9.80 so I cannot compile the driver for 4.9.95 anyway. I had a look on the Xbian forum and found a post that su...
by MrEngman
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Edimax EW-7811UTC WIFIAC NOT WORKING
Replies: 102
Views: 15476

Re: Edimax EW-7811UTC WIFIAC NOT WORKING

OS is Xbian which is also based on debian. Wouldn't that work? I don't know if it will. I compile the drivers using the source provided by RPF and the last kernel source for raspbian is 4.9.80 so I cannot compile the driver for 4.9.95 anyway. I had a look on the Xbian forum and found a post that su...
by MrEngman
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: Edimax EW-7811UTC WIFIAC NOT WORKING
Replies: 102
Views: 15476

Re: Edimax EW-7811UTC WIFIAC NOT WORKING

@MrEngman Are you planning to create driver files for the RTL8812AU on kernel 4.9.95? That would be very much appreciated!! Wifi install script now tells me: *** Raspberry Pi wifi driver installer by MrEngman. Your current kernel revision = 4.9.95+ Your current kernel build = #1 I compile drivers f...
by MrEngman
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [SOLVED] wlan1 (5GHz) does not come up
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: [SOLVED] wlan1 (5GHz) does not come up

As you are running the latest kernel version, especially if you are using kernel Stretch, I'm wondering why you have edited file /etc/network/interfaces . Don't I have to declare the usual "auto lo // iface lo inet loopback..." under stretch? I just used my old interfaces-file from the former versi...
by MrEngman
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: D.Link DWA 131 WLAN/USB Adapter not working
Replies: 211
Views: 59485

Re: D.Link DWA 131 WLAN/USB Adapter not working

pascale wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:07 am
Hi MrEngman
I have now read all the script and it now works
:oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops: :oops:
Thanks again
Paul
No problem, good to hear you've got it working.
by MrEngman
Mon Apr 23, 2018 10:02 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: D.Link DWA 131 WLAN/USB Adapter not working
Replies: 211
Views: 59485

Re: D.Link DWA 131 WLAN/USB Adapter not working

Hi again MrEngman I updated my kernal and rebooted and lost internet, my dongle does not work any more, I have stuck the sd card into a zero w and have tried the following script sudo wget http://www.fars-robotics.net/install-wifi -O /usr/bin/install-wifi sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/install-wifi sudo in...
by MrEngman
Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: [SOLVED] wlan1 (5GHz) does not come up
Replies: 9
Views: 256

Re: [SOLVED] wlan1 (5GHz) does not come up

MrEngman has on his webpage an sh-file that I ran. This file did everything, installing the driver as well as activating it. Unfortunately, I just realized that it is only with 2.4GHz, not 5GHz. I am sure that this is not a software issue. Hi andies, I am using the driver you are installing for you...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 4.xx.xx+
Replies: 1342
Views: 982395

Re: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 4.xx.xx+

Hello, I've just upgrade to Linux raspberrypi 4.14.34-v7+ #1110 SMP Mon Apr 16 15:18:51 BST 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux the compiled driver doesn't seems to be available for this kernel yet, right ? wget http://fars-robotics.net/8192eu-4.14.34-v7-1110.tar.gz Regards, Louis The web site has changed. http:...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

Unfortunately, after both re-installing the script and running sudo install-wifi and trying direct download of the .tar.gz from downloads.fars-robotics.net, wireless still fails to work. The install script from the directly-downloaded tar.gz file still says to reboot, but my WiFi module is still no...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

NOTE: The script automatically updates itself if necessary so if it is not installed as it should be it will not work.
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

I've downloaded from that link, but get this error: sudo sh ./install-wifi ./install-wifi: 15: ./install-wifi: Syntax error "(" unexpected The command used to download was: sudo wget http://downloads.fars-robotics.net/wifi-drivers/install-wifi Perhaps a typo in the code? Why are you using command s...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

Okay, I ran the script again. Here are the results: Installing driver module 8192eu.ko. install -p -m 644 8192eu.ko /lib/modules/4.9.35-v7+/kernel/drivers/net/wireless /usr/bin/install: line 1: --2016-02-07: command not found /usr/bin/install: line 2: syntax error near unexpected token `(' /usr/bin...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

Downloading the 8192eu driver. Installing the 8192eu driver. Installing driver module 8192eu.ko. /usr/bin/install: line 1: --2016-02-07: command not found /usr/bin/install: line 2: syntax error near unexpected token `(' /usr/bin/install: line 2: `Resolving www.fars-robotics.net (www.fars-robotics.n...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

This is a Raspberry Pi 2, on the default Raspbian OS. uname -a returns this: Linux raspberrypi 4.9.35 v7+ #1014 SMP Fri Jun 30 14:47:43 BST 2017 armv71 GNU/Linux The USB ID of my WiFi adapter is: 2357:0109 sudo wget http://downloads.fars-robotics.net/install-wifi -O /usr/bin/install-wifi throws an ...
by MrEngman
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter
Replies: 18
Views: 355

Re: Problems with TP-Link WiFi Adapter

Hello! I'm having problems with a TP-Link TL-WN823N WiFi adapter. Plugging it in, nothing happens. I've read other posts here and followed their advice, but it does not work. dmesg | grep usb shows it as a 802.11n NIC from Reaktek, but clicking on the "Wired & Wireless Network Settings' icon shows ...
by MrEngman
Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Troubleshooting
Topic: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 4.xx.xx+
Replies: 1342
Views: 982395

Re: (UPDATE) Drivers for TL-WN725N V2 - 3.6.11+ -> 4.xx.xx+

Unfortunately, the http://www.daveconroy.com/turn-your-raspberry-pi-into-a-wifi-hotspot-with-edimax-nano-usb-ew-7811un-rtl8188cus-chipset/ link or source you referenced above is dead. Get 404 error. So it is. Haven't accessed it for some time now, but it's unfortunate that all the stuff referencing...
by MrEngman
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Raspbian
Topic: fars-robotics.net Driver Source Code
Replies: 3
Views: 242

Re: fars-robotics.net Driver Source Code

Probably the same place all of us get the Raspberry Pi Foundation version from. https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux I see i was missing a word there. Im looking for source code for the non-standard wifi drivers that are not part of the kernel, that he compiles into kernel modules for rapsberry pi ...

Go to advanced search