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1) If you have a Mac connected to the same network, you can find the stored password in it's Keychain using the Keychain Access app 2) If the router is an Apple Airport based device, you may be able to log straight into it via Airport Utility (available on Mac and iOS) to see the password at source 3) If you are on iOS7, then you can use iCloud Keychain ...


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


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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it Jailbroken? If not, I'd suggest going to see Apple Genius and see whether its anything hardware wise.


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Try changing the cellular data network settings. This problem once happened to me; I was on O2 and once I changed the settings over to what the network provider told me to it worked. Also if you call your network provider they can change your settings remotely.


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In short: you can not force a frequency band in OS X 10.9 Mavericks. (On 10.5 you can...) You want to connect to the device using Basic service set identification (BSSID) instead of regular Service set identification (SSID). Connecting to a BBSID will connect you to a specific device regardless of the connection strength. Connecting to SSID will connect you ...


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The only other alternative to using different network names that I've heard of is using iStumbler to manually select the 5GHz signal to connect to.


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You could use Shell script in a Applescript Application that checks the available wifi list. And pops up a notification when the one you want is in the list. The code is commented to explain how it works. on idle -- A on idle handler will run the code within it and then set the app to idle. Using little cpu. It will then repeat this every #n of seconds ...


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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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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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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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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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