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I've had the same question, but from the other point of view. I wasn't aware of ifconfig (kinda new to this stuff). I think I got it working by doing it the other way round. I first had OS X share my internet over wifi (via sharing preferences) Then with ifconfig, you'll see that OS X creates a bridge100 (or something) I set the IP manually like you did on ...


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@Nikita was half right before you do that though giro Settings.app>sharing>internet sharing then select what you want to be shared and where it will be shared then create wifi network meow 😺


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That mechanism is in place to protect customers unaware of the data limits and to conserve the network's bandwidth, this means that everyone gets an equal share of the network. Although what I normally do is USB tether to my Mac then Wi-Fi share the USB connection then connect to that with my iPhone


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It turned out to be problems with "overheating", so I installed Macs Fan Control and set it a bit aggresive, ie linear, and it "solved" it. I haven't heard back from the support yet though, but there seems to be an issue with the coolant paste to the north bridge. I'll see when I actually have time to turn it in. It goes from ca 40C to 95C in mere seconds ...


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A solution does in fact exist. Click the Wi-Fi symbol in the menu bar and choose Create Network.


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I have a home-grown script that uses a rather inelegant polling mechanism to identify open network connections, and takes action based on what it finds. In short, it turns my wifi on or off depending on if it's plugged into a LAN. This to avoid connecting our corporate LAN with our visitors wifi. It uses ifconfig to obtain this data. It's fairly easy to ...


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I am experiencing the same problem. The issue is the router. There are a number of reasons why the router would do this....memory of the router is too small, too many connections for it to handle, to just poor quality components. The way you can verify that it is the router is by Pinging the router (which you did and it failed) Pinging another device on ...


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I've found a solution which (more or less) works! Every night, before going to sleep I turn off my W (I've never understood what's the correct mode to keep it during the night!) and in plane mode my iPhone. When I wake up I turn on my Watch and plug the phone to WiFi until I go out. To receive iPhone's notifications in this condition I have to turn on ...


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Try pmset -g. It will show you a list of process id's that somehow have hooked into the sleep or shutdown process.


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You should be able to achieve this by making adjustments to your routing table. Have a look at the manual page for route on how to tell your Mac to send your default traffic over the PAN, and traffic for those other machines to your wifi interface. One of your challenges I know from experience is going to be that your Mac will drop them upon reboot. And ...


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I had a fleet of MacBooks doing the same thing. What I eventually found out is that OS X has created a virtual interface called awdl0 or Apple Wireless Direct Link. I won't go into the details of how it works because there is a really good explainaition here. What we found was that if this interface was active we would have wifi dropouts and performance ...


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Try setting the router mode to 11g mode only .


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Used Titanium Software's OnyX utility to repair system files permissions, now this issue is resolved for me.


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repair wifi card or logic board then You will can log in usb wifi dongle or ethernet cable won't work. I know this is ridiculous.


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This might be a case of defective trackpad. I had a very similar problem where the trackpad registered constant mouse click. You can quickly test that by connecting an external mouse, then go System Preferences > Accessibility > Mouse & Trackpad > Checkmark "Ignore built-in trackpad...". If the problem is with the built-in trackpad, the odd behaviour ...


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If you are using a third-party browser, that might be the issue. Try opening Safari and go to a random page (e.g., wikipedia.org).


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I have had this problem many times with my Mac at places like hotels and universities that use a web based login. smoosher is on the right track. After the WiFi login, you need to go to a web site that does not use HTTPS. The New York Times is an example (http://nytimes.com). This will cause the redirect you need to the second login page. Sites that use or ...


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The most configurable menubar display app I'm aware of right now is TextBar ($2.99 U.S.). http://www.richsomerfield.com/apps/


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The problem is most probably that the MacBook is closed while connected to the external display and the antennas aren't transmitting right. Try opening the MacBook and the Wi-Fi problem should be fixed.


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The problem is caused by the MacBook being closed, because the antennas aren't transmitting properly. If you open your MacBook while having it connected to the external monitor you'll see that Wi-Fi will work properly.


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You can use: sudo wash -i en1 to scan wifi networks on macos


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If you have already paid for it or don't mind paying for it, Apple's OS X Server (available on the Mac App Store) makes setting up a DCHP server super easy. I don't know how well it will interface with your router, but if you have an Apple Airport router, it is decently easy to forward the DCHP requests to the server. Note that the version of OS X Server on ...


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To get that working you have to be able to create an ad-hoc network with one of the two Wi-Fi interfaces. It works at least with Airport but only without any Wi-Fi security like WEP/WPA/WPA2. I don't have access to a RTL8188cus, so I don't know if its driver allows a "safer" wireless networking. Additionally you have to install a lightweight DNS/DHCP ...


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iCloud>iCloud drive... this guy consumes data silently... Make sure its turned off.


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Use VLANs. Put your wifi on one VLAN, and your internal network on another VLAN. Don't allow wifi users to access the internal VLAN, and make sure hard wired connections are on the internal VLAN. This lets your switch/router handle the job, instead of setting up individual routes on employee machines.


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The best solution I use for adding the SSID to the menu bar is turning off Apple's menu item and using WiFi Signal app from Adrian Granados: https://www.adriangranados.com/?q=apps/wifi-signal https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wifi-signal/id525912054?mt=12 It's much fuller featured than just displaying the SSID, but it does that job nicely. I am a very ...


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There's no built-in way to show the wifi SSID in the menu bar. However, you do have a few other options. You can buy a 3rd-party application like Bartender 2 that allows you to move items around and show/hide icons. While not exactly what you're looking for it does supply some more detailed level of customization. Or, you can option+click the wifi icon ...


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You'd have to be on the Personal Hotspot menu from Settings. This "forces" the broadcast and allows devices to connect while you're on this menu. AFAIK I'm afraid you can't make it discoverable while it's off, though I think there is some sort of timeout after leaving the Personal Hotspot settings that allow connections from other devices.


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The Android OS doesn't allow apps to modify the wifi settings, unless you have a rooted device. The alternative you have is to use something like Dropbox or Lastpass which allow notes to sync across devices. You can write your long wifi passwords on the desktop, then open the synced file on your mobile phone and copy&paste it into the form. At least ...


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Check out www.iqwifi.net, they can help on the wifi messages etc... I've used it in my B&B it works great.


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The basic things to do are turning On and Off Airdrop, upgrading your Mac to its latest OS, reset the Network Settings on your iPhone, and adjust the FireWall settings on your Mac. Doing one or more of those should help you fix the problem. Source: http://appletoolbox.com/2016/02/airdrop-not-working-7-tips/


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.Hi Guys. I obviously was having the same trouble. What I did by chance was have my Macbook Pro El Capitan connected to my router with a serial cable and accessing the net and just removed the cable, and hey-ho it's working!


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No. If Wi-Fi is off, the radio is disabled, and it is no longer augmenting Location Services. Often, you'll receive a message like the following to alert you to this:


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Look at your antivirus settings , i had to check my settings on avast (antivirus program) and realized that a " web shield " was enabled , once i disabled it . Web pages started loading. Ps : i was a few days without loading webpages on my laptop before trying this. I hope this helps :)


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After much frustration with this same problem I found a way to actually use Airodump on my Mac terminal. What I realized is that all of the files that I can successfully execute are located in the directory path /usr/local/bin/ And it turns out that Airodump was actually on my computer, it was just stored in the path /usr/local/sbin And I was unable to ...


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First - download and read the setup guides for your Time Capsule. See help.apple.com for your location and your model of time capsule. You should aim to replace your current WiFi (from your modem) with a new WiFi network (from the Time Capsule). You can extend your modem's WiFi with your Time Capsule's WiFi but this is usually more complicated and will not ...


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If one of your external drives is connected using USB 3, then this is most likely the culprit. If the shielding has degraded on the USB 3 cable then it can interfere with your wi-fi. If you external has any other type of connectors, i.e., USB 2 or FW800, switching to that will solve your problem. This excerpt from this PCMag article explains why this can ...


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It's possibly the carrier. Try restarting your iPhone and if it happens again check your cell strength.



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