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Intel ® Edison Tutorial 3 : WiFi Interface and Network Access 2 Table of Contents Introduction ..................................................................................................................... 3 Things Needed ................................................................................................................ 3 Setting up WiFi ............................................................................................................... 3 SSH connection .............................................................................................................. 5 Internet-based Example ................................................................................................. 7 References .................................................................................................................... 14 Revision history Version Date Comment 1.0 9/23/2015 Initial release 1.1 10/1/2015 Eduroam is included
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Intel ® Edison Tutorial 3 : WiFi Interface and Network Access 3 Revision history Introduction One of most powerful features of the Intel Edison is the integrated WiFi. With no extra hardware, the Edison can connect to the Internet using the integrated WiFi. In this tutorial, you will: 1. Learn to enable WiFi on the Edison, 2. Learn to connect to the Edison via SSH, and 3. Try internet-based examples. Things Needed • An Intel Edison with Arduino-compatible breakout, • Two micro USB cables, and • A PC or Mac Setting up WiFi Unlike other popular Linux distributions such as Ubuntu and Debian, the Yocto embedded Linux OS does not use /etc/network/interfaces to manage the network. Instead, it comes with a convenient command-line tool to set up WiFi. 1. Establish a serial connection as described in Tutorial 2. 2. In the serial terminal, enter “ configure_edison --wifi ”. 3. A WiFi configuration screen is displayed and it starts scanning for available networks.
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Intel ® Edison Tutorial 3 : WiFi Interface and Network Access 4 Figure 1 WiFi Configuration 4. Follow the instructions on the screen. 5. For operation on the UCLA campus, use the select the eduroam network [2] and enter your credentials. Figure 2 eduroam and credentials 6. If you are having issues with WiFi connection, press Ctrl-C to quit and enter the following commands. Then, repeat steps 2-5. 1. $ ifconfig usb0 down 2. $ ifconfig wlan0 down 3. $ ifconfig usb0 up
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Intel ® Edison Tutorial 3 : WiFi Interface and Network Access 5 4. $ ifconfig wlan0 up 7. If this does not solve the issue, you may try manual configuration by following the instruction at . SSH connection 1. Make sure WiFi connection is working. You many enter “ ping google.com ” to check. Figure 3 Check WiFi Connenction 2. Press Ctrl-C to quit.
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