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Re: wifi with no encryption: No DHCPOFFERS received




Vincent Lefevre wrote: 
> I get the following error when I try to connect to wifi hotspots with
> no encryption. This is from the wicd log:
> 
> [...]
> 2018/12/11 18:44:15 :: Putting interface up...
> 2018/12/11 18:44:15 :: ifconfig wlp61s0 up
> 2018/12/11 18:44:17 :: enctype is None
> 2018/12/11 18:44:17 :: ['iwconfig', 'wlp61s0', 'essid', '--', 'invites']
> 2018/12/11 18:44:17 :: iwconfig wlp61s0 channel 11
> 2018/12/11 18:44:17 :: iwconfig wlp61s0 ap 00:26:CB:11:1A:82

> Dec 11 18:44:15 zira kernel: IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_UP): wlp61s0: link is not ready


Check the link status:

iw dev wlp61s0 link

Look for the hotspot:

iw dev wlp61s0 scan

Connect to one:

iw dev wlp61s0 connect "$ESSID"

Run dhclient by hand:

dhclient wlp61s0

Tell us where it falls down along that path.

-dsr-