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Open Keychain Access from /Applications/Utilities and search for AirPort. All the network passwords are listed as 'AirPort network password' entries. Double-click an entry, then select Show Password and enter your login password to view it.


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Thought I threw my two cents in. Being both a Mac and Linux user - I find that once a SAMBA share is created on a Linux machine (browseable option on Linux samba turned on with or without a login - you can "connect as" from the Mac to the Linux machine), my Mac would pick it up and list in on Finder's left pane. Here's a quick SAMBA setup for the Linux ...


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Assuming the WiFi connection has enough bandwidth for audio, you could install Skype and use SkypeIn/SkypeOut to be reachable via a phone number.


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With regard to modifying the system AirPort icon, I do not believe that what you are asking for is possible. To show internet connectivity, I use a combination of WiFi Signal (which could be substituted for the OS X AirPort menu bar item) and Cloud: AirPort off AirPort on & not connected AirPort connected & no internet AirPort connected ...


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If your Mac enters its full sleep state, then your network connections will be disconnected. Your Mac can not be connected to a WiFi network and be asleep at the same time. You can avoid full sleep by setting your Computer Sleep to Never. Your MacBook will then sleep all the sub-systems possible when idle, but will remain awake enough to maintain a WiFi ...


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Wi-Fi passwords are synchronized via iCloud keychain. That's why your iPhone also knows the password. Try deleting this network from Preferred Networks. Also delete item from your keychain. In Keychain Access.app select iCloud keychain, find the item with the SSID (network name) of your neighbor's network and remove it (Right click -> Remove).


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First I'd recommend you to reset your network settings: Tap Settings → General → Reset → Reset Network Settings If that doesn't show the new network within 90 seconds of leaving the device scanning for the network, next you might power down the iOS device once after the settings have been reset. Enough users have the same problem as you see in the ...


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This can happen when (for example) a MacBook computer was used to create it's own Wi-Fi network. The pop-up you see indicates that after you connect to this SSID you won't have internet access. Such networks are called Ad-Hoc networks (more info: Wiki) .


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With the Mac hosting the share point, here's what you need to do. I can provide basic instruction to connect from your Linux box to the Mac, but you'll have to research your particular distro if you run into any issues: Like YoshiBotX said, turn on "File Sharing" in System Preferences > Sharing. By default, you should see your own Public folder already ...


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See Toggle Ability to turn wifi off which shows how to do so from the command line using a script: #!/bin/sh # Get "Wi-Fi" or "Airport" based on your OS wservice=`/usr/sbin/networksetup -listallnetworkservices | grep -Ei '(Wi-Fi|AirPort)'` # Get port (usually en1) whwport=`/usr/sbin/networksetup -listallhardwareports | awk "/$wservice/,/Ethernet Address/" ...


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You can also try using the awesome mosh project. It will gracefully handle network losses, machines going to sleep, etc and happily restore the connection when you have a working network again. Another more time-honored solution is to use tmux on the remote machine. In that case you may still get a broken pipe, but if you reconnect your shell and ...


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Hold Alt when clicking at the AirPort icon on the menu bar. It should say PHY Mode: 802.11.x, where x is the type of connection. You can also launch Wireless Diagnostics from that menu to capture packets and graph signal and noise measurements.


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There is no public API to control the Wifi on iOS. Therefore Apple won't allow it on the AppStore. If such an app exists then maybe on Cydia.


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The option is not available because you have selected to share your connection from Wi-Fi. You can't share your connection from Wi-Fi to Wi-Fi. Use an alternative method of obtaining a connection to the internet (e.g. Ethernet) so that the internet connection can be shared over Wi-Fi.


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In my professional experience, if you travel a fair amount and use hotel & other free wifi nets, the list of preferred networks can grow unwieldy, and your home network may be way down on the list. @Robuust's suggestion should be amplified to include deleting all preferred networks in that list you may never use again, in addition to any regularly-used ...


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As long as you can find them with AirPort Utility you will be able to use them as AirPlay device. I've used the same setup and you can wirelessly connect them and they will still function as AirPlay device (they can even make your network more powerful) Please also check this Apple KB and question with answer on SuperUser To make your answer complete: you ...


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You can install it using brew brew install aircrack-ng Or using port sudo port install aircrack-ng


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The iPhone will prefer Wi-Fi over Cellular data, so if you are connected to Wi-Fi your iPhone will use that connection instead of Cellular. To completely disable Cellular data, go to Settings → Cellular and disable Cellular Data. This will prevent your device from using Cellular data at all.


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It is not a problem and it does not search for network unless you prompt it to. Only if you click the AirPort menu bar item to look at the list of networks will it start searching to show you what is out there, since it rightly so assumes you wanted to search for networks.


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As far as I know, it is not called "Push notifcation" as indicated in earlier answer. The correct name for this is a "Captive portal". The technology is simply that the user's requests are redirected to a specific web page until the user has authenticated (or whatever requirements the specific provider has). The redirection can technically be done via ...


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You can use airport -A=ssid -BSSID=bssidname -password=password To find out the BSSID /System/Library/PrivateFrameworks/Apple80211.framework/Versions/A/Resources/airport -s


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To answer your question. I have the same configuration as you. OS: Mavericks iOS: 7.1.1. Hardware: iPhone 5s and MBP Late 2013 They are both in same wifi network. This is what I did: I selected "Create Network" from the wireless icon in the menu bar. I did not specify a password. I was able to use the iPhone Remote app without failure. Since then, ...


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You can restore your device by putting it in Recovery Mode first. This will restore your device regardless of settings on the device, including Find my iPhone. Turn your device off. Hold Home as you connect the USB cable until you see the following screen: You should see the following message in iTunes: iTunes has detected an iPhone in recovery mode. ...


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I made an AppleScript program that checks the internet using ping, and if it finds that your internet is down, it will alert you. You can get it here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/j4i9keisp8r79sm/Internet%20Test.app.zip If you want to make it yourself, then here is the code: repeat try do shell script "ping -c 5 google.com" on error ...


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After digging in the aforementioned Apple discussion, I discovered at one point that an Apple technician recommended to one of the participants that they should remove their com.apple.Bluetooth property list. I did so: $ sudo rm /Library/Preferences/com.apple.Bluetooth.plist and rebooted. When the reboot was complete, Wi-Fi was working flawlessly with ...


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Crowd-sourced Wi-Fi and cellular Location Services If Location Services is on, your device will periodically send the geo-tagged locations of nearby Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers in an anonymous and encrypted form to Apple to augment Apple's crowd-sourced database of Wi-Fi hotspot and cell tower locations. In addition, if you're traveling (for ...


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Although your iPhone will use WiFi when available, that's only to save your cellular data limit being reached as quickly. Your iPhone keeps the 3G antennas active (while the internet is in use) for the following reasons; In case you have 'flaky' WiFi; your iPhone will switch between WiFi and cellular without you noticing to keep a reliable connection ...


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You can use ControlPlane where you can set up rules based on various criteria. ControlPlane supports multiple contexts where a context is defined as a location or activity you are performing. Using evidence sources you can create a set of rules that tell ControlPlane what context to apply to your environment. When ControlPlane enters or leaves a ...


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It's a personal hotspot created by an iOS device to share the cellular data connection that the phone has over Wi-Fi.


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Since I wrote this post my Internet problems seem to have gotten a lot better. As far as I can remember, I only made two more changes. I can't say for sure which one of these helped, or if either them helped at all and maybe there was some other factor I'm forgetting, but they may be worth a try: I changed my DNS settings to use Google's Public DNS. I ...



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